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Kimora Lee Simmons Responds to Lawsuit from Russell Simmons, Claims 'Extortion'

Kimora Lee Simmons Responds to Lawsuit from Russell Simmons, Claims 'Extortion'

Kimora Lee Simmons is speaking out after her ex-husband Russell Simmons filed a lawsuit against her, claiming fraud and other charges.

Russell claims that he entered a business arrangement with Kimora and her current husband Tim Leissner in 2016. They joined his investment company Nu Horizons and Russell claims that couple “conspired” to fraudulently transfer millions of shares of an energy drink company to themselves. More charges were made against Tim. You can read everything in our previous post.

Now, Kimora‘s legal team is responding to the lawsuit.

Click inside to find out what they said in the statement…

Kimora and her children are shocked by the extortive harassment coming from her ex-husband, Russell Simmons, who has decided to sue her for shares and dividends of Celsius stock in which Kimora and Tim Leissner invested millions of dollars,” Kimora‘s legal team told People in a statement.

They added, “This is an ill-advised attempt by Russell to use the legal system to access funds he is in no way entitled to, and which his own legal team confirms Russell did not pay for.”

Russell‘s continued aggressive behavior not only blatantly distorts the facts, but is simply a desperate PR ploy ignoring the years of mental and emotional anguish, gaslighting, and ongoing harassment he has inflicted on Kimora,” the legal team continued.

They concluded, “We will confront his baseless claims that he is warranted Celsius stock dividends despite his self-admitted zero contribution. This extortion attempt is especially egregious given that Russell remains contractually in debt to Kimora for millions of dollars in unpaid business loans. Our team is actively working to put a firm end to his harassment, which continues despite Russell having fled the country – he will face his own reckoning in the US court.”

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