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‘Embarrassed’ Kimora Lee Simmons breaks silence on daughter Aoki’s PDA pictures with ‘toad’ Vittorio Assaf

Kimora Lee Simmons is finally addressing her daughter Aoki Lee Simmons’ PDA pictures with Vittorio Assaf.

The Baby Phat designer, 49, admitted to TMZ Friday that she was “a little bit embarrassed” when her 21-year-old’s St. Bart’s vacation went viral.

However, she reacted by telling her and Russell Simmons’ child that “it is what is is” and she should “come on home” — without the 65-year-old restaurateur she smooched.

She kissed 65-year-old Vittorio Assaf in April. Spread Pictures/MEGA

Kimora stayed silent about headlines at the time. Rupert Ramsay/

“Mama’s got [her] back,” Kimora said, vaguely adding that she believes Aoki was “set up a little bit” due to their “age dynamic.”

The former reality star also clarified that Aoki and Assaf didn’t have “an anything,” confirming Page Six’s reporting that the duo were “absolutely not dating.”

Kimora added, “She’s a young pretty girl. I think we don’t think the toads that we may kiss are going to be broadcast as a thing.”

On Friday, she admitted to being a “little embarrassed.”

She called Assaf a “toad.” vittorioserafina/Instagram

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The interview marked the first time Kimora has broken her silence on the scandal since we published exclusive photos of Aoki’s loved-up getaway in April.

The businesswoman sidestepped headlines at the time, making no mention of the tropical trip while celebrating Aoki’s modeling accomplishments via Instagram.

“Stunning and beautiful! ????????♥️,” Kimora wrote at the time, with her followers calling the upload “master deflect[ion].”

The fashion designer referred to her daughter as a “pretty young” girl who got “set up.” aokileesimmons/Instagram

She clarified that Aoki and the restaurateur didn’t have “an anything.” Vittorio Assaf/Instagram

Aoki’s dad, however, immediately defended his daughter.

Russell, 66, encouraged the Harvard University grad to call him “anytime” on social media, going on to share similar sentiments with TMZ.

Kimora claimed on Friday that the music executive’s relationship with Aoki is “nonexistent.”

She also claimed that Aoki’s relationship with dad Russell Simmons is “nonexistent.” WireImage

The former couple also share daughter Ming Lee Simmons. Getty Images for Smile Train

She noted, “I do the allowance. And no, it hasn’t been upped [recently].”

The former couple were married from 1998 to 2009 and also share daughter Ming Lee Simmons, 24.

When asked about Sean “Diddy” Combs’ home raids and multiple lawsuits elsewhere in the interview, Kimora alleged she didn’t “know [details about] all that.”

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