Russell Simmons Shares Inspirational Message Alongside Video of Ex-wife Kimora Lee Simmons and Her Five Kids
Russell Simmons shared an inspirational message along with a touching video of his ex-wife Kimora Lee Simmons and her five children posing for a photo.
With the success of Russell's brand "Phat Farm," Kimora followed with "Baby Phat." The couple also welcomed two daughters Ming Lee and Aoki Lee and seemed to have it all. However, in 2006 the fashion moguls announced their divorce after seven years of marriage.
In his own statement, Russell said, "Kimora and I will remain committed parents and caring friends with great love and admiration for each other. We will also continue to work side by side on a daily basis as partners in all of our businesses."
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Happy birthday @kimoraleesimmons Wow time flys ..here u are a lifetime ago (like yesterday ) ..We have been through so much and have always come out greater on the other end ./.the Eyes behind the Eyes are the same . And your beautiful spirit has remained pure , You are the same, but wiser ... you have guided so many people toward happier and healthier lives .. while creating the most beautiful smart and accomplished children. Whatever generational curses we had are erased and non existent in our children ..due to your courage and heart... God certainly blessed all of us with your presence thanking you 1000000 times for your intervention in my life ❤️
The former couple has managed to maintain a healthy co-parenting relationship over the years. Recently, Russell paid tribute to his ex-wife with an inspirational message, he wrote:
"Smile! God is in control. Count your blessings…begin with the breath expand your prayer to your health, family, and loved ones."
In his message, Russell urged his fans to continue to be grateful and to practice gratefulness along their journey in life.
"God bless you and your family," wrote one person. Another fan gushed, "you guys have a real rainbow tribe multicultural full of rich history. Love it." Kimora also showed her love for the post with a pair of heart emojis.
"I'm blessed and super fortunate to have a boy like him and it’s been a very painless sensation. He just dropped in like he was born there."
Kimora is revamping the legacy of her "Baby Phat Empire" with the help of her daughters. They have featured as models for the brand's relaunch.
According to PEOPLE, Kimora is excited to run "Baby Phat" with her daughters and plans to pass the torch onto them to inspire the next generation with some of the brand's iconic and modern looks.