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Russell Simmons & Brett Ratner Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Against 17 YO

Russell Simmons & Brett Ratner Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Against 17 YO

The allegations by Khalighi surfaced in the article published by the Los Angeles Times Sunday in which Khalighi says she had gone to dinner with Simmons and Brett Ratner in NY back in 1991.

Khalighi claimed she accompanied Simmons and Ratner to the apartment to ostensibly watch a music video they had co-produced. Khalighi states that Simmons began ripping off her clothes and she looked to Brett Ratner for help and he did nothing. "I want my daughters to live in a more equal world and a world where they will not become victims of sexual harassment".

She said that Simmons then tried to force her to have intercourse, which she "fought ... wildly".

'Everything that occurred between Keri and me occurred with her full consent and participation, ' Simmons said in a statement.

On Sunday, Crews tweeted out an email he allegedly received from Simmons that said "Did he ever apologize, give the agent a pass, ask that he be reinstated, with great love all things are possible". "I guess I just acquiesced".

Russell Simmons is facing new allegations that he sexually assaulted a 17-year-old model while film producer Brett Ratner watched and did nothing. Additionally, Simmons issued the following statement to The Hollywood Reporter: "I completely and unequivocally deny the horrendous allegations of non-consensual sex against me with every fiber of my being".

Ratner's lawyer told the LA Times that his client has "no recollection" of Khalighi asking for help against Simmons' moves. "Let me be crystal clear and very direct".

Russell Simmons coerced a teen model into performing oral sex on him in 1991 as his former protege, Brett Ratner, watched the encounter, according to a new report.

Khalighi also said she discussed the 1991 run-in with Ratner when she saw him one night in L.A. 15 years ago. We spent time in my apartment over a period of two days and one night, as well as at some public places including Nell's Nightclub. I'm deeply saddened and truly shocked to learn of Keri's assertions as to what happened over the course of that weekend.

She said she chose to share her story now as "what I've experienced privately is not matching what they are saying publicly", adding "hypocrisy to me is repugnant and it's time for the truth to come out". She says that she pulled away and he left, but "it hurt so much".

In the recent months, many actresses have been revealing the sexual assault they endured at the hands of movie director Harvey Weinstein. I mean no disrespect to her at all when I say I honestly do not recall my telephone conversation with a hotel front desk clerk from over a quarter-century ago.