Russell Simmons Will Be Removed From HBO’s ‘All Def Comedy’ Series Following Sexual Assault Allegations

HBO, which has had a long-standing relationship with Russell Simmons, is distancing itself from the discarded mogul after he has been hit by sexual assault allegations. “HBO will be airing All Def Comedy as planned,” the network said in a statement to Deadline. “However, Russell Simmons will not appear in the new series and we will be removing his name from the show moving forward.  The series is a platform for promising and upcoming comedians and we do not want to…
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