Kimora Lee Simmons and her ex-husband Russell Simons shared the same photo from an event they attended together as they paid tribute to the late music mogul, Andre Harrell.
She enhanced the photo with a heart filter that surrounded Andre's face. In her caption, she said, "Happy smiles all around! Miss you, brother."
Kimora's ex-husband, Russell Simmons, appeared to be reflecting on the same memory when he posted the same photo on his Instagram page.
In what might have been a hint at him being the cameraman, he wrote, "Who's the cameraman. Just that laugh that smile…black excellence."
According to The New York Times, Andre and Russell developed a friendship in the 1980s when Russell hired him to work for Rush management, where he eventually become the general manager and vice-president of the company.
It is reported, Russell was so cash strapped when he started his company that he split his salary with Andre and paid him $200 a week. During Andre's broadcasted tribute, Russell shared that his friend was one of the most generous people he had ever met.
Andre shared such a close relationship with the Simmons family that he was made the god-father of their daughters, Aoki Lee andMing Lee
. Russell reposted a message from Ming Lee about the tribute, whichsaid:
"This tribute to my God Father Andre is going to be so beautiful. Thank you so much for everyone's kind words. We miss you."
Shortly after Andre's funeral, Russell shared a personal health scare that occurred the same day. He said he work up with a headache and body aches and thought it could be COVID-19.
However, after a checkup from the doctors in Bali, he discovered that it was stress-related. In a lengthy post, he urged people to get a regular checkup and take better care of themselves like he is learning to do.
According to Daily Mail, Russell's ex-wife is helping support communities struggling amid the pandemic.
Kimora explained that she has partnered with an organization called "Freedom Shield" to help provide 400 000 meals to disadvantaged communities.