Kimora Lee Simmons Accuses Stacey Dash of Backing Romney for Publicity

"Nobody really knows her," Kimora says of Dash.

Posted: 10/18/2012 09:00 AM EDT
Kimora Lee Simmons, Stacey Dash

The backlash against Stacey Dash's endorsement of Mitt Romney for president continues, and this time Kimora Lee Simmons is taking a swipe. 

The fashion mogul and reality star did an interview with HipHollywood.com recently and couldn't resist calling out Dash for her controversial political stance. "I feel like she just [did] it for press, cause, really, no one really knows her," Kimora told the site. Then, perhaps realizing she may have sounded like a snob-and-a-half, Simmons backtracked slightly by adding, "I don’t think it’s that serious, she’ll be fine."

In case you don't know Stacey Dash, the actress starred in one of the most popular films of all time, Clueless. She was the lead on VH1's hit series Single Ladies during its first season and is related to music mogul Damon Dash.

Still, Kimora only echoes what many think of celebrities who come out in favor of the Republican candidate — that it's a tactic to grab attention. But those coming to Dash's defense argue that she's being unfairly targeted for her opinions.

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