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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Russell Simmons Slams Geraldo Rivera's Apology in Trayvon Martin Controversy

    6:11 am 3/28/2012

    The music mogul blasts the TV host's mea culpa as "bull----!"Read more

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  8. The Oscars, Hollywood and Race: A Wake Up Call By Russell Simmons (Exclusive)

    9:52 am 3/2/2012

    The hip-hop pioneer and entrepreneur writes a scathing critique of the industry's disconnect from its audience.Read more

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  9. New York Fashion Week: Cinema Society Founder Andrew Saffir's Party Diary

    6:16 pm 2/21/2012

    Woody Allen chats up Lindsay Lohan, Heidi Klum's 2 am party, Isabella Rosellini's daughter's new restaurant and more Read more

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  10. Russell Brand and Katy Perry Divorce: What Hollywood Is Saying

    12:56 pm 12/30/2011

    Russell Simmons, Giuliana Rancic and other stars weigh in on the demise of the couple's 14-month marriage.Read more

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