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A domestic violence activist says NBC tried to kill her story detailing sexual assault allegations against Russell Simmons and AJ Calloway

22 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Domestic violence activist and author Sil Lai Abrams published an op-ed in The Daily Beast on Monday in which she accused NBC of trying to kill a story about her sexual assault allegations against music mogul Russell Simmons and former "Extra" host AJ Calloway.
Abrams said that she first brought her allegations to MSNBC's Joy Reid in 2017, and after they filmed an interview on the subject in early 2018, she believed that it would air on NBC.
Abrams said that after an "elaborate and bizarre vetting process," she was eventually told by Reid to take the story elsewhere. Abrams' allegations...
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