Russell Simmons Travels To Yoga Retreat, Amidst Rape Allegations
Amidst rape and sexual assault allegations, Russell Simmons has left the U.S. According to reports, the 60-year-old music mogul is in Bali, Indonesia at a yoga retreat.
The luxurious yoga and meditation center is called, Yoga Barn.
A number of women, some of whom were aged seventeen at the time of the alleged incidents, have accused Simmons of sexual harassment, assault or rape: Women who said they had been sexually harassed or assaulted (including attempted rape) by Simmons include:
Kelly Cutrone, publicist and author.
Keri Claussen Khalighi, model.
Lisa Kirk, an acquaintance of Simmons.
Toni Sallie, music journalist.
Amanda Seales, actor and comedian (verbal harassment).
Natashia Williams-Blach, actress.
Women who said they had been raped by Simmons include:
Jenny Lumet, screenwriter.
Sherri Hines, musician.
Tina Baker, singer-turned-lawyer.
Drew Dixon, former music recording executive.
Jennifer Jarosik, filmmaker.
Simmons maintains his innocence adamantly denying accusations. Simmons ex-wife, Kimora Lee Simmons, has also released a statement about the accusations.