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  1. Chris Pine, Lea Michele Help Raise $1.4 Million at Chrysalis Butterfly Ball

    10:02 pm 6/9/2013

    "Star Trek's" Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, CAA's Josh Lieberman and Chernin's Katherine Pope were honored at the event, which aims to help Los Angeles' homeless become educated and employed. Read more

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  2. Russell Simmons Inks Overall Deal With HBO (Exclusive)

    2:22 pm 5/23/2013

    Under the two-year pact, he'll develop new projects for the cable network formerly home to "Def Comedy Jam."Read more

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  3. IMS Engage to Feature Skrillex, Russell Simmons, Lady Gaga Manager in Un-Moderated 'Conversations'

    9:00 am 3/28/2013

    A six-year staple of Ibiza, where it's known as “the TED of music conferences,” the EDM gathering will make its U.S. debut on April 17 in Hollywood. Read more

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  4. Activist Stars Attend Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Hearing, While Hollywood Tweets Support

    7:58 am 3/26/2013

    After years of leading campaigns for marriage equality, the entertainment industry will be well-represented at the Prop 8 hearing, with Dustin Lance Black at the forefront.Read more

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  5. Russell Simmons Urges Lawmakers to Pass Assault Weapons Ban

    6:40 pm 2/26/2013

    The Def Jam Records founder says he will do all he can to "end our epidemic of gun violence."Read more

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  6. Russell Simmons to Receive Producers Guild Visionary Award

    9:19 am 11/29/2012

    He will receive his honor at the Producers Guild Awards on Jan. 26.Read more

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  7. Russell Simmons on Denzel Washington's 'Flight': 'Don't Boycott, Take Your Friends'

    12:30 pm 11/5/2012

    Says the hip-hop impresario and soon-to-be Angeleno in a guest post for THR: " 'Flight' is a perfect example of how Hollywood can embrace a new American reality, where black people are pilots of airplanes and have problems just like white people."Read more

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  8. Russell Simmons: Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan Will 'Destroy Poor America'

    9:40 am 8/13/2012

    Writing on his website Global Grind, the music legend rips into the GOP ticket for its conservative economic proposals.Read more

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  9. Nora Ephron's Death: Hollywood Remembers the Writer-Director

    7:00 pm 6/26/2012

    UPDATED: Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel, Alyssa Milano, Zooey Deschanel, Jimmy Kimmel and Kelly Ripa are among those paying tribute to the creative mind behind such films as "When Harry Met Sally."Read more

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  10. Adam Yauch: Entertainment Industry Mourns Death of Beastie Boys' MCA

    11:28 am 5/4/2012

    UPDATED: As reports spread, his friends, colleagues and fans expressed their sadness over the loss of the rapper and producer.Read more

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