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Source: Ruven Afanador / The Hollywood Reporter / Ruven Afanador / The Hollywood Reporter

Oprah is working on a documentary about the #MeToo movement and sexual misconduct within the music industry with Apple TV. I know what’s wrong with that????? Well the doc will feature Russell Simmons and he’s not happy at all.

Russ was accused of assault in 2017 and has denied the allegations saying they are 100% not true. rapper 50 Cent has jumped up and has Russ back.

50 wrote this on his social media

“I don’t understand why Oprah is going after black men,” “No Harvey Weinstein, No Epstein, just Micheal Jackson and Russell Simmons this sh*t is sad.”

Russell also wrote something to Oprah.

“Dearest OPRAH, you have been a shining light to my family and my community,” “It’s so troubling that you choose to single me out in your recent documentary. I have already admitted to being a playboy (more appropriately titled today ‘womanizer’) sleeping with and putting myself in more compromising situations than almost any man I know…

So many that some could reinterpret or reimagine a different recollection of the same experiences.”

“I have taken and passed nine 3-hour lie detector tests,” he continued. “These stories are UNUSABLE.”

“I am guilty of exploiting, supporting and making the soundtrack for a grossly unequal society, but I have never been violent or forced myself on anyone,” “Still I am here to help support a necessary shift in power and consciousness.”

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