Insiders confide to the media that the two have split due to financial reasons and a troubled marriage.
By: Amanda Anderson-Niles
One of Black Hollywood’s favorite couples may have called it quits. Kimora Lee Simmons, the equally famous ex-wife to Hop Hop mogul Russell Simmons, may be ending her five year relationship with actor Djimon Hounsou. According to numerous reports, the two have separated and have been having troubles in the marriage for quite some time.
The news of the couple’s possible demise was tipped of to the NY Daily News by an unnamed source. The source claims the couple have been having serious issues and problems that stem from financial issues and continuous money problems. Despite Kimora Lee Simmons’ celebrated display of a fabulous and wealthy lifestyle, the source suggests that the couple had really been living the lifestyle on Russell Simmons’ dime.
The same source reveals that the money problems came quickly after Kimora’s ex husband Russell Simmons decided against sharing his wealthy with the couple any longer:
“Djimon walked out on Kimora,” says the source, who adds that the split may have been prompted by Simmons’ ex-husband, hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons ’ decision to stop funding the pair’s lifestyle.”
After recently listing her $5.9 million home on the market for $4.7 million, rumors began to circulate that the JustFab.com CEO was having money problems.
But Kimora took to Twitter to shoot down the rumors of money problems:
Wow, I put 1 of several properties I own (+ DONT live in) on the market & now apparently my whole life is fallin apart?!” she tweeted. “Rumors, Rumors …”
When she failed to mention anything about the rumors of the couple’s separation, the source’s revelations have gotten a lot harder to dismiss.
Kimora’s publicist isn’t helping the rumors, as when asked about Kimora’s marriage, she simply responded:
“Kimora has a beautiful family life.”
Djimon’s publicist reportedly only told the media that he is away in Vancouver working for a few months.
Since nothing has been confirmed yet, the reports continue to be merely speculation.