Russell Simmons Tells Arsenio: ‘It Was The Worst Idea Of My Life.’ [VIDEO]

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    Just weeks ago, the hip-hop mogul faced backlash for the clip titled, “Harriet Tubman Sex Tape.” In it, a female and male slave attempt to extort their master by videotaping the owner’s sexual encounter with the woman. The parody was released under Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital channel on YouTube. After the parody went viral, people took to Twitter about the distasteful video.

    “Everyone has a right to be as outraged as they want, I didn’t get any calls from any civil rights leaders…they just said, ‘We accept your apology’ because before they even knew about this, I had apologized, but a lot of these do-nothing Negros, they were very angry and kept talking. It’s been tough for me. They tried to turn me into Paula Deen.

    Watch his  entire interview below and tell us what you think.

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