Russell Simmons Denies Rumors He Dated An Underaged Kimora Lee Simmons: She Was 18 & Her Mother Approved Of Our Relationship
The mogul now is defending his own relationship with his former wife. For Kimora’s birthday, Russell posted a touching tribute to her on Instagram:
“Happy birthday @kimoraleesimmons Wow time flys ..here u are a lifetime ago (like yesterday ) ..We have been through so much and have always come out greater on the other end ./.the Eyes behind the Eyes are the same . And your beautiful spirit has remained pure , You are the same, but wiser … you have guided so many people toward happier and healthier lives .. while creating the most beautiful smart and accomplished children. Whatever generational curses we had are erased and non existent in our children ..due to your courage and heart… God certainly blessed all of us with your presence thanking you 1000000 times for your intervention in my life ??”
In a deleted comment, Russell Simmons clarified, the timeline of Kimora’s age during their relationship. He states that Kimora turned 18 right after they met and that her mother and manager approved their relationship.
“I never do this but…. That’s not true… She turned 18 right after i met her February fashion week Tyra banks (our bridesmaid) Cindy Crawford Naomi were all back stage at the Mary McFadden show they said i was a modelizer and that i wasn’t gonna stick around… i think that may have inspired her [laughing emoji] (the challenge).”
“We got to know each other by May we were dating. She was legal at 17 But she turned 18 that may her mother and her manager Bethann Hardison approved supported and Rushed us (we really didn’t need a push) and the love affair began People like to talk every so often i loose my cool and talk back so take this advice Be happy and share happiness… try to think uplifting thoughts and keep learning to practice love… that’s our goal… oh and celebrate the queen @kimoraleesimmons”
Do you feel like Kimora was still considered underage in the relationship?