Friday, July 29, 2022

Kimora Lee Simmons Demands Legal Fees from Ex Husband Russell Simmons

Last year Russell Simmons filed a lawsuit against his ex-wife Kimora Lee Simmons and her estranged husband Tim Leissner after accusing them of illegally using 4 million shares of their jointly owned energy drink to secure bail for Tim after he was charged and eventually convicted of bond fraud in Malaysia [click here if you missed that]. 

As the lawsuit drags on for another year Kimora is demanding Russell pay her legal bills...

From Radar Online
Recently, Russell filed an amended complaint adding a breach claim against Kimora. She moved to dismiss the claim and the court agreed. The lawsuit will continue on, but Kimora wants Russell to pay the cost for having to defend herself against the one claim.
According to court documents obtained by, the Baby Phat founder demanded $83k in attorneys' fees and another $35k for the costs of preparing the motion.
She said her team of white-collar lawyers cost quite a bit for their time — with most charging over $1k an hour for their work.
The court has yet to rule.