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CNN Actually Mistakes Kevin Liles For Russell Simmons: “I’m Not Sure I Believe You, We Think This Is Russell”

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Renowned news organization CNN is catching some backfire Thursday (April 30) after mistakenly identifying music executive Kevin Liles for Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons during a Baltimore, Maryland protest.

Footage of CNN’s Brian Todd and also Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera both misidentifying the music moguls has surfaced.

Within about a 10 minute span, both Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera and CNN’s Brian Todd approached Baltimore native Liles as he marched alongside New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony and insisted he was Simmons. CNN’s Todd found Liles in the crowd and initially referred to him as “Kevin” but then made this strange set …read more

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