Oprah Winfrey Cuts Russell Simmons From Her Book After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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Russell Simmons has been pulled from Oprah Winfrey's most recent book.

The disgraced record producer, who has been mired in multiple sexual misconduct allegations since last November, had contributed to the media mogul's best-selling spiritual advice book, The Wisdom of Sundays, but will be cut from all copies moving forward, according to The New York Times.

ET has reached out to Flatiron Books, the book's publisher.

Last October, Winfrey talked to ET's Nancy O'Dell about her goal for the book

"Everybody talks now about 'let's get woke, let's stay woke.' This is how you start. It's about awakening and it's about following your own spiritual GPS that everybody has, and it's about learning how to forgive and it's about grace and gratitude," she shared. "And it's about all the things that I've been talking about for years that really matter condensed in this little package that sits on my bedside table. And every time I look at it, it makes me happy."

This is just the latest tie cut with Simmons, who left his company last year. Six women have publicly accused Simmons of various forms of past sexual misconduct, including three who claim he raped them. Simmons has "vehemently" denied all allegations.

One of Simmons' accusers filed a lawsuit against him in Los Angeles last week, alleging he raped her in 2016. Meanwhile, in December, the New York Police Department told ET that it had opened an investigation against Simmons regarding allegations in the NYC area.

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