Russell Simmons claims he made his fortune by taking advantage of the “arrogance of white men.” The 46-year-old entrepreneur from Hollis, Queens, holds nothing back in a CBS ’60 Minutes II’ interview airing tonight at 8 PM ET/PT, in which he says his success was spawned from the rejection of mostly white, mainstream record executives. “The arrogance of white men is why I’m here today,” Simmons said. “My independence is because they didn’t accept me. So I’ve made more money every step of the way.” Read more.
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