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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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Russell Brand -- Money to Burn ... for Realsies?

Russell Brand
Money to Burn ... for Realsies?

Russell Brand didn't ask for a penny in his divorce from Katy Perry -- probably because he's already got so much money ... he can afford to burn it. No joke ... you gotta see this video.Check out… READ MORE >

Russell Brand to Katy Perry -- You Can Have the House

Russell Brand to Katy Perry
You Can Have the House

Russell Brand is one step closer to severing all ties with Katy Perry -- because he's surrendered his interest in the house they bought together while they were happily married -- if they were… READ MORE >

- 852 days ago
Russell Brand:  I'm Fighting the B.S. Felony Charge

Russell Brand
I'm Fighting the B.S. Felony Charge

Russell Brand claims he was provoked by the paparazzi last Monday when he grabbed a photog's cell phone and threw it through a window -- and he's going to use provocation to fight any charge that… READ MORE >

- 867 days ago
Russell Brand Arrested, Booked for a FELONY!!!

Russell Brand
Booked for a FELONY!!!

Russell Brand was NOT arrested for a misdemeanor yesterday ... turns out it was a FELONY, and the late Steve Jobs may be to blame.We did some digging and just found out ... in Louisiana property… READ MORE >

- 869 days ago
Russell Brand -- A Little Jail, A Little Party

Russell Brand
A Little Jail, A Little Party

Russell Brand is nothing if not resilient ... we got video of him strolling through party central in New Orleans, hours after he was released from jail.As we first reported, Russell turned himself… READ MORE >

- 869 days ago
Russell Brand Leaves Police Station After Arrest

Russell Brand
Leaves Cop Shop ... After Arrest

Russell Brand is a free man once again ... he was just sprung from jail after posting bail.TMZ broke the story ... Russell turned himself in to the New Orleans Sheriff's Office today, where he was… READ MORE >

- 870 days ago
Russell Brand -- Arrested For Cell Phone Snatch & Smash

Russell Brand
Arrested for Cell Phone Snatch and Smash

Russell Brand has been arrested for allegedly grabbing a photog's cell phone and firing it through the window of a New Orleans law firm ... TMZ has learned.Russell turned himself in to New Orleans… READ MORE >

- 870 days ago
Russell Brand -- Smashed Window REPAIRED ... for $240

Russell Brand
Smashed Window REPAIRED ... for $240

The window Russell Brand allegedly smashed with a projectile cell phone is good as new -- and TMZ has learned, Russell's camp coughed up $240 to fix it.We're told the New Orleans office building… READ MORE >

- 870 days ago
Russell Brand -- Arrest Warrant Issued for iPhone Toss

Russell Brand
Arrest Warrant Issued for iPhone Toss

Russell Brand isn't out of the fire for tossing a paparazzo's iPhone -- New Orleans police have issued a warrant for his arrest.New Orleans PD tells TMZ a misdemeanor warrant for simple criminal… READ MORE >

- 870 days ago
Russell Brand -- I Didn't Commit a Crime, I Honored Steve Jobs

Russell Brand
I Didn't Commit a Crime, I Honored Steve Jobs

Russell Brand just kinda, sorta 'fessed up to the whole iPhone snatch and toss in New Orleans ... hilariously blaming Steve Jobs for the whole thing. Brand just tweeted, "Since Steve Jobs died I… READ MORE >

- 871 days ago

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