Kimora Lee Simmons Confirms Split from Djimon Hounsou After Five Years Together

‘Djimon Hounsou and Kimora Lee Simmons have officially separated after 5 and a half years. The couple had been together for nearly six years. Their son, Kenzo Lee Hounsou, was born in May 2009.

Simmons and Hounsou met in 2007, following her split from hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, with whom she has two daughters.


On Wednesday, she tweeted, “There have been quite a few hurtful rumors circulating. The truth is Djimon+I have been separated for some time. We have remained happy, loving, co-parenting friends+family. We all have much to be thankful for.”

She signed off: ‘#HappyThanksgiving’

Rumours of a split between the pair first emerged back in June his year.

According to sources, Honsou walked out on Simmons after ‘a big fight over money’.

Reports also claimed Simmons’ former husband, hip-hop mogul Russel Simmons, decided to stop funding the pair’s lifestyle.

Representatives for both Honsou and Simmons at the time were keeping quiet about the alleged split.

Simmons also denied she was facing financial difficulty on Twitter, saying “Wow, I put 1 of several properties I own (+ DONT live in) on the market & now apparently my whole life is fallin apart?!” adding, “Rumors, Rumors …”

Kimora, a former model who now runs a shoes and handbags website JustFab, also has two daughters from her marriage to the hip hop mogul; Ming Lee, 12, and Aoki Lee, 10.

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