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Russell Simmons misplaced a authorized battle this week after he tried to get a lawsuit thrown out of court docket in relation to a 1988 case the place a lady says he allegedly raped her. The lawsuit will proceed as deliberate subsequent month, and the enterprise mogul will face his accuser in court docket.
The Blast studies:
On December 5, a Los Angeles choose ordered the lawsuit accusing Simmons of rape can proceed on, regardless of the mogul’s makes an attempt to have the case dismissed.
The choose has ordered Simmons to reply the allegations within the grievance inside 20 days.
The order notes that Simmons’ argument that his accuser didn’t give a particular date of the alleged incident is irrelevant since “the weather of the three claims (forcible rape, intentional infliction of emotional misery and negligent infliction of emotional misery) don’t require a date of the incident.”
A listening to has been set for subsequent month.
The lady, recognized solely as Jane Doe, says the incident passed off after she attended a Def Jam live performance along with her son. According to the girl’s claims, Simmons allegedly threatened her and her son with rape if she didn’t perform the act at a resort after celebration. Simmons has denied finishing up the act and says the girl is searching for to extort him.