Russell Simmons

Stripping Down with GF

... AND Ex-Wife

12/27/2012 12:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Russell Simmons could teach Halle Berry a thing or two about breaking up.  He's on such good terms with ex-wife Kimora Lee, he kicked it with her AND new GF Hana Nitsche Wednesday on the beach in St. Barths.

Simmons and Kimora Lee divorced in 2009 ... but they stayed unusually and refreshingly close post-split ... sometimes vacationing together with their respective SOs.

There's no question Russell can pull some impressive ass -- but we gotta ask  ...