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Russell Brand

Russell Edward Brand (born 4 June 1975) is an English comedian, actor, radio and television presenter, singer, columnist, and author. In 2004, Brand achieved mainstream fame in the UK as the host of Big Brother's Big Mouth, a Big Brother spin-off. In 2007, he had his first major film role in St Trinian's. He became known in the United States in 2008, after his major role in Forgetting Sarah Marshall; the film led to a starring role in Get Him to the Greek in 2010. He also worked as a voice actor for animated films Despicable Me in 2010 and Hop in 2011. He starred in the 2011 remake of the 1981 Dudley Moore film Arthur. Brand is noted in the British media for his eccentricity and for controversies such as his dismissal from MTV after he dressed as Osama bin Laden, his behaviour as presenter of various award ceremonies and his former drug use. In 2008, he resigned from the BBC following prank calls he made to actor Andrew Sachs on The Russell Brand Show, which led to major changes to the BBC's policy. His drug use, alcoholism and promiscuity have influenced his comedic material and public image. He married American pop singer Katy Perry in October 2010 and filed for divorce in

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Katy Perry -- You're Gonna Hear Me Roar ... I FINALLY SOLD MY DIVORCE HOUSE

Katy Perry
You're Gonna Hear Me Roar I FINALLY SOLD MY DIVORCE HOUSE

Katy Perry has finally divorced the house she shared with Russell Brand ... and this time she got taken to the cleaners.Katy bought the pad in 2011 for $6.5 million -- listed it in early 2013… READ MORE >

Russell Brand -- South Africa Banned Me!

Russell Brand
South Africa Banned Me!

Russell Brand won't be tickling the funny bone of South Africans anytime soon ... 'cause the comedian just learned he's not allowed in the country.Brand tweeted about the ban today saying his… READ MORE >

- 259 days ago
Heidi Klum and BF -- Couples House Hunting ... Scoping Katy Perry's Mansion

Heidi Klum and BF
Couples House Hunting Scoping Katy Perry's Mansion

Heidi Klum and her rebound guy are getting super serious ... like, buying a house together serious ... and one of the places they're checking out is Katy Perry's L.A. mansion, TMZ has learned.… READ MORE >

- 357 days ago
Russell Brand -- SWATTED

Russell Brand
SWATTED

The swatting epidemic continues ... this time, the victim is Russell Brand, TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us ... cops raced to Brand's L.A. home after receiving a call from someone… READ MORE >

- 480 days ago
Katy Perry -- I Can't Unload This Damn House!

Katy Perry
I Can't Unload This Damn House!

The housing market may be bouncing back for a lot of people, but not Katy Perry, because we've learned she's about to list her Hollywood Hills house for WAY less than the purchase price.Katy… READ MORE >

- 506 days ago
Accident Victim Wants Small Fortune from Russell Brand

Russell Brand Lawsuit
Accident Victim Wants $$$ For Broken Body Parts

The man who claims Russell Brand nailed him last year with his car now says he suffered $185,000 in damages.TMZ broke the story ... Victor Sneed sued Russell last year, alleging he was walking… READ MORE >

- 508 days ago
Vida Guerra -- Dear Dudes in Leggings ... Cover Your Junk

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Dear Dudes in Leggings ... COVER YOUR JUNK!!

Hot model Vida Guerra's throwing up the STOP sign to men like Lil Wayne who rock leggings -- or "meggings" -- 'cause as some TMZ staffers will tell you ... the johnson-exposure factor is way too… READ MORE >

- 589 days ago
Russell Brand -- I Did NOT Run Over That Homeless Guy's Cart [Video]

Russell Brand
I Did NOT Run Over That Homeless Guy's Cart

Russell Brand is A LOT of things ... but homeless-man's-cart-runner-over is NOT one of them ... this according to Brand himself. As TMZ previously reported, Brand was spotted picking up trash and… READ MORE >

- 620 days ago
Russell Brand -- Homeless Man Trash Picker-Upper [VIDEO]

Russell Brand
Hobo Trash Picker-Upper [VIDEO]

Russell Brand's a trash-cleaning machine -- especially after he smashes his SUV into an unsuspecting homeless man's garbage-filled shopping cart -- and TMZ has the video proof.We broke the story… READ MORE >

- 623 days ago
Russell Brand Crashes Car into Homeless Man's Shopping Cart

Russell Brand
Sends Homeless Guy's Trash Flying Everywhere

Russell Brand turned a homeless man's life upside down today -- literally -- but in the end he made things right.Russell was tooling around Hollywood in his Range Rover at around 9 AM, when he… READ MORE >

- 624 days ago

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