It seems that Kimora Lee Simmons has some things she needed to get off of her chest this weekend.
The Hollywood Unlocked caught the 44-year-old former model and entrepreneur sharing a poll in her InstaStories. What followers were voting on? “Ni–as is b—hes now huh?!”
While Kimora didn’t specify who inspired her poll, it has been assumed that she was referring to her former partner Djimon Honsou, the father of her 10-year-old son, Kenzo.
As recently reported, Djimon filed for joint custody of Kenzo, with Kimora being served while out for a walk in LA on Friday. According to TMZ, people from Kimora’s camp are claiming he’s threatened to take the boy to Africa (we’re assuming Benin, where the actor is from) with him and never bring him back. One of those people is ex-husband Russell Simmons, surprisingly, who tried to intercede to help them come to an agreement because he remains close with Kiimora. He told TMZ that he suggested that Djimon could take Kenzo “for a visit” if he could sign a document agreeing not to take him to Africa, but Djimon passed on doing so. In 2018, father and son did make a trip to Benin together, so it’s unclear what may have happened then, or what the issue is presently that is halting plans for another trip.
Russell also told TMZ that on top of seeking out joint custody, Djimon is allegedly requesting child support, though he claims Djimon doesn’t even pay Kimora support for Kenzo. With that being said, one could infer that she might have been feeling some type of way about Djimon’s actions and chose to briefly lash out, possibly putting her ex on blast indirectly on social media.
Earlier this summer, Djimon actually put Kimora on blast after Father’s Day, claiming that while he would have liked to see his son on the holiday and didn’t get to, he couldn’t remember the last time he’d actually seen Kenzo.
“It would have been nice to see my son for Father’s Day. It would have also been nice if I could see him to at least talk to him, like all fathers,” he told photogs.
Kimora’s circle would go on to deny that Kenzo was being kept from his father, insisting that Djimon chooses to be absent. After he spoke out publicly, the sources claimed Djimon and Kimora were privately working out a custody agreement through their lawyers. However, if Djimon is filing for joint custody, and possibly support, one can deduce that those private meetings didn’t work out to well.
Kimora and Djimon started dating in 2007 and they welcomed Kenzo in 2009. The pair split in 2012.