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New York police said they have opened an investigation.Multiple accusations of sexual misconduct against male actors, filmmakers and agents have roiled Hollywood since October 2017, leading to many major players being fired, forced to step down, or dropped from creative projects.This is Russell, he loves young models,” Russell said, recalling her conversation with her bosses to the L. “The next thing I knew, he was pinning me down and I was trying to fight him and he had his way,” Hines told the L. Accusations about Simmons’ misbehavior entered the spotlight last month after model Keri Claussen Khalighi publicly accused the rap mogul of sexually assaulting her and intimidating her into performing oral sex on him when she was 17 years old in 1991.Shortly after Khalighi came forward, screenwriter Jenny Lumet penned a column accusing Simmons of having sex with her without consent.Jasorik said she disclosed the in August 2016 encounter only to a few close friends and has since suffered from "severe and permanent emotional and mental distress and anguish, humiliation, embarrassment, fright, discomfort, anxiety and depression," which has impaired her ability to work.
The filmmaker, Jennifer Jasorik, filed the suit on Wednesday in Los Angeles federal court, accusing Simmons of forcing her to have sex with him after she had refused his advance."Simmons got aggressive and pushed plaintiff on his bed," said the complaint Jasorik, 37, filed against Simmons.
When Russell went to her bosses for help with the issue, she said she was told it was common behavior for Simmons. Times that Simmons had attempted to force her to perform oral sex on him in 1996, after he took her to a yoga class.
“You have to understand, we go back to the Def Jam days. ”[We’ve] always been able to handle it and clean up his mess.” The L. Times’ report also detailed two alleged incidents that happened years before Simmons opened Tantris. Williams-Blach appeared in the 1997 Def Jam-produced film “How To Be a Player.” Sherri Hines, who performed under the stage name Sheri Sher in the ’80s, said Simmons invited her to see his New York office and raped her there. “I left crying.” The Times also spoke with Erin Beattie, a massage therapist who said Simmons asked her to touch his penis during a session, and an unnamed former Tantris yoga instructor who quit because of Simmons’ behavior.
Reuters could not independently confirm the accusation.
The suit, which seeks million in punitive damages plus other unspecified damages, says Simmons was co-producing and financing a documentary Jasorik was working on after they met in New York in 2016.