Russell Simmons Latest Accuser Appears On "Megyn Kelly Today"

AllHipHop Staff

Russell Simmons' latest accuser stayed friends with the mogul even after she was allegedly raped.

(AllHipHop News) The latest woman accusing Russell Simmons of rape was in New York doing press and reportedly visiting the police.

Hollywood filmmaker Jennifer Jarosik with claims Russell Simmons raped her twice, once in 2011 in his New York office.

Jarosik who is suing Russell Simmons for $5 million dollars, decided to stop by "Megyn Kelly Today," where she discussed her alleged encounter with Simmons at his Manhattan penthouse.

“I had a great, tremendous amount of respect for him at the time and I had thought, this is amazing," Jennifer Jarosik stated, "Here is this high-profile man who understood what I was trying to do, to help women, who offered to give an interview."

Even though Simmons supposedly raped her, Jennifer Jarosik said she decided to remain friends with the Def Jam founder even after she was sexually assaulted.

"I think I was weak in some ways because I depended on him to possibly help with my film," Jennifer Jarosik said. "I'm also very forgiving, and he was a friend."

According to reports Jennifer Jarosik was in New York City to file an official police report against Russell Simmons.

Simmons, who stepped down from his companies in November of 2017, has been accused sexual assault or rape by over a dozen women.

Four of the women claim that Russell Simmons forcibly raped at them.

Russell Simmons has repeatedly denied all of the allegations and even offered to take a lie detector test to prove his innocence.

"I am confident that when all is said and all is done, it will be as clear to others as it is to me that I did not do what this lawsuit accuses me of doing," the 60-year-old said in a statement while welcoming a civil trial which said would clear his name.