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Bill Cosby Tells Russell Simmons “Get the F*ck Out of My Face”

17 Mar

Remember the beef between Hip Hop Mogul Russell Simmons and legendary comedian Bill Cosby? Well the drama heated up again this weekend at the Jackie Robinson Annual Awards dinner. Back in 2009, a feud started between the two when Simmons gave his opinion of Cosby’s “State of Emergency” project. Back then, Russ openly expressed that he felt as though Bill Cosby was too judgmental of black folks, especially rappers. According to Russell’s recent blog on Global Grind, when he ran into Bill at the dinner this past weekend, he tried to apologize to the comedian but things definitely didn’t so pleasant.

I wanted to find him to apologize, to tell him I was sorry about my statements and to tell him that I loved him. Suddenly I turned and he was behind the curtain and I said “I love you” and he responded on some real hip-hop, “Get the f*ck out my face! Continue reading

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