So basically the last thing that happened in Philip's life was his grandson and granddaughter-in-law go scorched earth on the family, and implicitly accuse him of being a racist. Not speaking on the validity of anyone's statements, but you know the British media is going to have a field day with that. "Harry and Meghan killed Philip"
the dude had a rough lifeHis initial death caused me to look up his wiki for the first time. What a piece of ****.
Simmons went through a disjointed childhood that included being beaten by his mother and her various boyfriends so badly that he lost teeth and sustained numerous bruises and cuts on his face. When Simmons was five years old, his family settled in Yonkers, New York. At the end of the fifth grade, Simmons was kicked out of school and sent to the Julia Dyckman Andrus Children's Home for 18 months. When he was 14, Simmons began wandering the streets of Yonkers to escape his mother's abuse and eventually found comfort in befriending stray dogs that walked the streets at night.
not excusing his behavior but stillDMX had spoken openly about his addiction to crack cocaine, which began when he was 14 years old after he smoked a marijuana cigarette laced with the drug. He also said that he had bipolar disorder.