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OTRC: Kimora Lee Simmons: Djimon Hounsou and I have split

Former reality star Kimora Lee Simmons says she and Djimon Hounsou, the father of her son, "have been separated for some time."

Simmons, 37, began a relationship with the "Blood Diamond" and "Gladiator" actor at least five years ago. They are parents to a 3-year-old son.

"There have been quite a few hurtful rumors circulating," Simmons Tweeted on November 21.

"The truth is Djimon+I have been separated for some time. We have remained happy, loving, co-parenting friends+family. We all have much to be thankful for. #HappyThanksgiving."

Simmons also has two daughters with ex-husband and former Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons, who was married to her from 1998 to 2009. Simmons, who is also a model, starred with her girls on the Style network reality show "Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane" from 2008 to 2010.

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