Nearing the end of New York Fashion Week earlier this week, former Vogue editor-at-large Andre Leon Talley boldly declared that Russell Simmons should be banned from front-row seats at the event. Talley’s statement came after Simmons uploaded a Harriet Tubman sex tape on YouTube last month.
The fashion industry veteran said: “I think anyone that is a person of achievement on the front row that has achieved a great deal – be they black or white – is a good thing. I don’t think Russell Simmons should be seated on anybody’s front row this week after having done that disgusting Harriet Tubman sex tape.”
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As news of the scathing remarks caught Simmons attention, he swiftly responded with a series of tweets yesterday. Check out the screen shot below: