Russell Simmons Faces New Rape Accusa...

Russell Simmons Faces New Rape Accusation in a First-Person Account

Another woman has accused Russell Simmons of rape, the latest of at least a dozen allegations of sexual misconduct against the hip-hop mogul that began surfacing last year. In a largely first-person account published by Variety on Tuesday, Alexia Norton Jones said that in 1990, she and Mr. Simmons, a co-founder of Def Jam Recordings, went on a first date, at the end of which he invited her to see his new Manhattan apartment.

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