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HBO Max Offers Free Streams of Russell Simmons Accuser Doc ‘On the Record’

HBO Max is offering free streaming of the Russell Simmons accuser documentary On the Record from on Twitter, YouTube and the WarnerMedia-owned streaming platform itself.

Russell Simmons Accuser Sil Lai Abrams Criticizes ‘Breakfast Club’ for Giving Him a Platform

Following the premiere of HBO Max's sexual assault documentary On the Record — which features accounts from multiple women accusing Russell Simmons of rape — the hip-hop mogul was invited onto The Breakfast Club, where he once again denied the allegations. Simmons' accuser Sil Lai Abrams later criticized the radio show for giving him a platform.

HBO Max Unveils Trailer for Russell Simmons Sexual Assault Doc ‘On the Record’

HBO Max on Tuesday unveiled the first trailer for 'On the Record,' the new streamer's documentary detailing the sexual assault allegations made against music mogul Russell Simmons.

Harvey Weinstein, Russell Simmons Accusers Call for Industry Support for Survivors

Days after Harvey Weinstein was convicted of rape in a landmark verdict for the #MeToo movement, women who accused the former movie mogul and Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct joined forces in New York to talk about what's next for the entertainment industry, including the need for the business to support and hire survivors.

‘On the Record’: Film Review | Sundance 2020

In their new documentary 'On the Record,' Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering tell the stories of women — in particular Drew Dixon — who have accused hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons of sexual assault and misconduct.

Oprah’s Russell Simmons Doc Withdrawal Rattles Accusers and Angers Activists: “It Feels Like Us Against the World”

Oprah Winfrey's decision to pull her support from 'On?the?Record,' the Park City-bound doc about Russell?Simmons' alleged sexual misconduct, sparks anxiety for accusers and fierce backlash from activists: "It feels like us against the world."

Oprah Says Sundance Doc Exit is “Not a Victory for Russell” Simmons

Appearing on 'CBS This Morning' to promote her new book club selection, Oprah Winfrey explained why she took her name off of Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering's Sundance-bound documentary, 'On the Record,' about sexual assault in the music industry, featuring women who've accused Russell Simmons of misconduct.

Behind Oprah’s Russell Simmons Doc Defection: Filmmakers Blindsided, Accusers Vow to Move Forward

Directors Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick say they have an obligation to screen their film, titled 'On the Record,' at Sundance: "We don’t want to in any way impugn these women."

Russell Simmons Accusers Detail Rape Claims Ahead of Documentary

Drew Dixon, Sil Lai Abrams and Alexia Norton Jones — three women who have accused Russell Simmons of rape — spoke about their experiences with the music mogul on 'CBS This Morning.'

Sundance Unveils Female-Powered Lineup Featuring Taylor Swift, Gloria Steinem, Abortion Road Trip Drama

The Sundance Film Festival on Wednesday released its film lineup for 2020, which will include female-powered and hot-button films that center on Taylor Swift, Gloria Steinem, a Russell Simmons rape accuser, Jamal Khashoggi’s murder and the opioid crisis, among many others.

Russell Simmons, an ‘Extra’ Host and NBC News: A Sexual Assault Accuser’s Story of Pain and Frustration

On Nov. 1, when the Los Angeles Times first published allegations of sexual misconduct against Brett Ratner, Sil Lai Abrams thought, "Russell's next." Abrams, 48, is an author and domestic-violence activist who, like many accusers in the hectic aftermath of major exposes about Harvey Weinstein, felt an urgent need to speak out. She had already told her own story of not one but two alleged sexual assaults — 12 years apart — in her 2007 book, 'No More Drama.' But she had not dared to use real names. Then everything changed.

Russell Simmons Says He’ll Be “Fine” After Rape Lawsuit Is Dropped

The hip-hop mogul opened up about his mental state after aspiring filmmaker Jennifer Jarosik dropped her claims.