As part of a class-action settlement, RushCard will reimburse $20.5 million in total to customers whose accounts were frozen last year during a screw-up that left hundreds of thousands of people in financial shambles.
Russell Simmons, whose major superpower is destroying other people’s credit, wrote a letter to Donald Trump, a resilient slug covered in salt wounds, from one money mogul to another.
It’s been nearly two weeks since Russell Simmons’ RushCard mysteriously froze their financial accounts and left their customers without access to their funds. Now, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is stepping in to suss out what the fuck is going on.
Around 68 million Americans are unbanked or underbanked—either living without a bank account, or relying on “alternative,” predatory financial institutions like payday loan shops, check cashers, and prepaid payroll cards. One product on the last category, the Russell Simmons-founded Rushcard—which puts people in a…
In today’s Tweet Beat, I hate Russell Simmons’ tweet, Caitlyn Jenner has got to fit in with the rest of her family somehow and with Uzo Aduba and Amber Riley maybe this thing won’t be a disaster after all.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Karrueche is over it, Russell Simons sounds like somebody who has a lot of money and welcome, Ms. Ross.
On Tuesday, Geraldo, who is somehow still a thing, brought out some of his vintage Fox News nuggets about how hip-hop has ruined black people. Unfortunately, he did not comment on how his own thirst for fame and relevancy has landed him on the sad circus that is "Celebrity Apprentice" where he's currently beefing with…
At first, when I read the headline that Nicole Kidman got knocked to the ground by a bicyclist I was like, "Oh no! I hope she's okay!!! Bicycle/pedestrian collisions can be dangerous!" but then when I found out she's fine and she's pressing charges I was like, "Really? I mean, accidents happen—it's not some nefarious…
In Today's Tweet Beat, Russell Simmons is trying to move on with his life, Ryan Adams starts another turf war and Whitney Cummings is having the best day.
The founder of Def Jam and the former Mr. Kimora Lee Simmons apologized Thursday for releasing a video that depicted Harriet Tubman, the woman that freed the slaves, blackmailing her slave owner by secretly filming a sex tape with the two of them together.
As you may recall, in penance for her pro-Israel Tweet, Kim Kardashian planned a trip to Bahrain to
learn about the Middle East
hawk some milkshakes. A faction of Sunni Muslim MPs had taken their issues with Kardashian's visit up with Parliament before her arrival ("she's an actress with an extremely bad reputation"),…
Chris Brown and Rihanna plan on coming out publicly as a couple again after her upcoming album Unapologetic drops on November 19th, but they're wasting absolutely no time dipping some emotional bread back into the ol' fondue pot of dysfunction.
Today in Tweet Beat, Uncle Rush puts his money where his mouth is and buys up the remaining commercials left after Lowes pulled their ads from TLC's actually-great-and-not-exploitave series All-American Muslim. Plus, Jennifer Hudson catches Bieber Fever, Kim Kardashian says that she "loved" last night's episode of her…
Today in Tweet Beat, Demi Moore doesn't like when her moments are stolen by photographers. Plus, The Situation reveals a still from his workout DVD.
The hourglass Simmons keeps in her wardrobe is filled with "over 5000 little diamonds. And they're real." ("Over 5000 cubic zirconias" doesn't have the same ring.) This, her "satellite closet," she warns is only "a smaller version of the Mothership."
- The night Christina Aguilera announced her split from Jordan Bratman, Sam Ronson came over at 7am and left at 2am.
- Adriana Lima, husband Marko Jaric, and baby daughter Valentina posed for Hola! brazil. The Victoria's Secret model discussed her pregnancy, which was plagued with complications including preeclampsia. Valentina was born prematurely. [HuffPo]
The Hublot and African Wildlife Foundation Auction Dinner at American Museum of Natural History brought out politicians, musicians and models — and, presumably, stuffed animals, since it was held in the African Mammals Room. (Did they eat around the elephants?)
- Lindsay Lohan is preparing herself for the release of a sex tape that's making the rounds in L.A. — apparently, by attending a sex toy launch at the Hollywood club Voyeur in a low-cut, see-through top with no bra.