50 Cent is coming after Oprah Winfrey over her decision to put the sexual assault allegations against Russell Simmons in an upcoming documentary.

Winfrey has been announced as an executive producer of a #MeToo film focusing on the women who allege the Def Jam Records founder sexually assaulted and abused them. More than 10 women have come forward in accusations first made public in a 2017 New York Times article.

Simmons has denied the allegations. 

But now 50 Cent is coming out in defense of Simmons, saying that Winfrey “is going after Black men.”

“I don’t understand why Oprah is going after black men. No Harvey Weinstein, No Epstein, just Michael Jackson and Russell Simmons this shit is sad,” the rapper wrote on Instagram. 

“These documentaries  are publicly convicting their targets,” he continued. “It makes them guilty until proven innocent.”

According to the Los Angeles Times, the main subject of the documentary will be former A&R executive Drew Dixon. She was one of several individuals to accused Simmons of sexual misconduct in a 2017.

Dixon and two other alleged victims of Simmons will be involved in the documentary

Later Friday, 50 Cent continued his rant against Winfrey in another post: “I just want to know why she is only going after her own. When it’s clear the penalties have been far more extreme for African American men.”

Simmons also took to social media on Friday after news of Winfrey’s documentary went public.

“I am guilty of exploiting, supporting, and making the soundtrack for a grossly unequal society, but i have never been violent or forced myself on anyone, “ he said in the long Instagram message.

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Dearest OPRAH,you have been a shining light to my family and my community. Contributing so much to my life that I couldn’t list a fraction of it in this blog.Ihave given you the gift of meditation and the groundbreaking book”THE POWER OF NOW “we bonded to say the least. This is why it’s so troubling that you choose me to single out in your recent documentry. I have already admitted to being a playboy more (appropriately titled today “womanizer”) sleeping with and putting myself in more compromising situations than almost any man I know. Not 8 or 14 thousand like Warren Beatty or Wilt Chamberlain, but still an embarrassing number. So many that some could reinterpret or reimagine a different recollection of the same experiences. Please note that ur producers said that this upcoming doc was to focus ONLY on 3 hand chosen women. I have refused to get in the mud with any accusers, but let’s acknowledge what i have shared. I have taken and passed nine 3-hour lie detector tests (taken for my daughters), that these stories have been passed on by CNN, NBC, BUZZFEED, NY POST, NY MAG, AND OTHERS. Now that you have reviewed the facts and you SHOULD have learned what I know; that these stories are UNUSABLE and that “hurt people hurt people”. Today I received a call from an old girlfriend from the early 1980s which means that they are using my words/evidence against me and their COMMITMENT / (all of the claims are 25 to 40 years old) It is impossible to prove what happened 40 years ago, but in my case proof exists of what didn’t happen, mostly signed letters from their own parents, siblings, roommates, band members, interns, and in the case of 2 of your 3 accusers, their own words in their books. Shocking how many people have misused this important powerful revolution for relevance and money. Maybe you should name your documentary “FLAVOR OF LOVE”!? In closing, I am guilty of exploiting, supporting, and making the soundtrack for a grossly unequal society, but i have never been violent or forced myself on anyone. Still I am here to help support a necessary shift in power and consciousness. Let us get to work on uplifting humanity and put this moment and old narrative behind

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