Def Jam Recordings co-founder Russell Simmons has the Internet in a frenzy after revealing ex-wife Kimora Lee Simmons is secretly married.
Mr. Simmons resorted to Twitter and put an immediate end to rumors about Kimora possibly dating Cash Money Records head Birdman a.k.a. Baby.
Russell Simmons had good intentions when took to Twitter to dismiss claims that his ex-wife Kimora Lee Simmons was dating rapper Birdman. But his goodwill sparked a whole new frenzy as he revealed she’s married. “All of us love @OfficialKimora but the fact is she is happily married,” he tweeted Wednesday. “Tim has been family for a while now. #gossipcop….” (New York Daily News)
Simmons confirmed the marriage speculation after donning a wedding ring heading into the weekend.
Now that the cat’s out of the bag, Kimora Lee Simmons couldn’t be prouder to show off her bauble to the world. The former fashion model was seen arriving at LAX on Friday, stepping out for the first time since her marriage to Tim Leissner became public. And even though the 38-year-old was casually dressed in a pair of trainers, skinny jeans, plain white T-shirt and beige sweater, it was her exquisite blue sapphire ring that made the biggest fashion statement. (Daily Mail UK)
Earlier in the week, Baby sparked rumors about a romance brewing with Simmons.
For years there have been whispers that the mastermind behind Cash Money has had his eyes set on Kimora Lee Simmons, but he cranked those rumors up a little more last night when he shared an Instagram photo of him chilling out in a dark room with the former model, while including the caption: “[Shout out] @officialkimora luv of my life. Thanku 4everythang u did and do 4 ‘me RICHGIRL RICHGANG” (Necole Bitchie)
The former model and new husband Tim Leisnner’s relationship reportedly dates back to last year.
Simmons and her new hubby first went public with their relationship last year. The designer split from longtime love Djimon Hounsou in 2012 after five years together; they share son Kenzo, 4. She also has daughters Ming, 14, and Aoki, 11, with ex Simmons. The pair divorced in 2009 after 11 years of marriage. (Us Magazine)
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