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Russell Brand Quits 'The Trews' And Takes A Break From Social Media

Russell Brand is calling time on his YouTube show ‘The Trews’, saying that he has become tired of being the centre of the story when the rest of the media reports on what he says.“I...

Russell Brand Quits Social Media

Russell Brand has quit social media. The 40-year-old comedian announced he would be stepping away from Twitter, Facebook and his YouTube series 'The Trews' to focus on ''learning'' because there is a ''possibility of change''...

Russell Brand Ends Online News Show

The British funnyman has been broadcasting episodes of The Trews on his YouTube.com channel since early last year (14) and he regularly weighed in on issues such as politics, international events and current...

Russell Brand Calls The Queen A Nazi, And Predictably Gets In Trouble

Russell Brand has been doing what he does best – courting controversy. This time, he has attracted an outcry following a condemnation of the Queen after a picture emerged at the weekend of her seeming...

Russell Brand Confronted Over Tunisia Remembrance Snub

The Forgetting Sarah Marshall star hit headlines after he spoke out against the U.K.'s acts of remembrance in honour of the 30 British holidaymakers who were gunned down at a resort in Sousse...

Phone Thief Targets Russell Brand In India

The Get Him to the Greek star headed to the country at the end of June (15) to perform his stand-up show for the Comedy Central Chuckles Festival in Mumbai, New Delhi and...

Russell Brand Criticises Minute's Silence After Tunisian Massacre - Draws Torrents Of Criticism

Russell Brand has stirred up a new hornet’s nest of controversy by criticising the decision to hold a minute’s silence to remember the British citizens killed in act of terrorism in Tunisia last week.38 people,...

Russell Brand Criticises Act Of Remembrance For Terrorism Victims

Last Friday (26Jun15), 38 holidaymakers, including 30 British tourists, were gunned down at a resort in Sousse and they were remembered back home in the U.K. a week later with a minute's silence...

Fifi Geldof Slams Russell Brand For Jokes About Drugs

Fifi Geldof has apparently labelled the British comedian and political activist Russell Brand an “uber-douche extraordinaire” for insensitive comments made at a charity fundraising event.The 32 year old PR executive, who normally maintains a low...

Russell Brand Blasted For Making Drug Jokes At Addiction Charity Fundraiser

The Get Him to the Greek star, who is a recovering drink and drug addict, was the compere at a London event raising money for U.K. drug and alcohol addiction charity Focus 12...

Van Morrison Sings For Rehab Charity

Sir Van Morrison performed an intimate concert for just 400 people in London on Wednesday night (24.06.15) which helped raise close to £100,000 for charity.One of the world's greatest singer/songwriters, Morrison took to the stage...

Russell Brand Stayed Strong After Katy Perry Split

Russell Brand never wavered from drug abstinence during his split from Katy Perry, his counsellor Chip Somers has revealed.The 40-year-old actor beat his drug and alcohol addictions in 2002, and rehab expert Chip has revealed...

Russell Brand Faced Hecklers At London March

The Forgetting Sarah Marshall star was among the celebrities who joined around 70,000 demonstrators on a march through the British capital to oppose spending cuts proposed by Britain's Conservative government. Brand also...

Stars Turn Out For London's Anti-austerity March

The actors, along with Welsh singer Charlotte Church, backed the protest to oppose spending cuts proposed by Britain's Conservative government. A Facebook.com event page, which Brand posted on Twitter.com, reads, "With...

Russell Brand Drops Sweater Supplier Amid Merchandise Row

The Get Him to the Greek funnyman sells a range of clothes, including $96 (£60) sweatshirts, featuring the logo of his online talk show, The Trews, which airs on YouTube.com. A message...

'Forgetting Ed Miliband': Your New Favourite Thing On The Internet

A new parody video titled Forgetting Ed Miliband has popped up online, delving into the former Labour leader's post-election life in a reimagined version of the 2008 comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall.Ed Miliband is the undisputed...

Russell Brand Manages Team For Charity Soccer Match

Brand helped his hero Harry Redknapp, former boss of the star's beloved West Ham United, manage the Men United team for the game, which was held at the ground of London club Leyton...

Russell Brand Returning To India For Comedy Festival

The Forgetting Sarah Marshall actor will be the only overseas artist on the bill at the Comedy Central Chuckles Festival, which takes place in New Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai between 26 and 28...

Russell Brand Takes Up Urban Climbing

The Forgetting Sarah Marshall star admits he has adopted the unusual exercise regime, which involves clambering over buildings and running through strange spaces, to keep fit, but insists he does not invade private...

Katy Perry Says She Hasn't Spoken To Russell Brand Since Their Divorce

Katy Perry has made a rare public reflection on her split from ex-husband Russell Brand in a new interview, and it seems that she’s got no time for wallowing in sadness and generally prefers to...

Katy Perry Slams Reporter For Reusing Old Interview

The Roar hitmaker split from the British funnyman in 2011 after just 14 months of marriage, and her heartbreak was captured on camera for her big screen documentary Katy Perry: Part of Me,...

Katy Perry Has Not Spoken To Russell Brand Since Divorce

The couple split in 2011 after just 14 months of marriage, and Perry has not heard from the British funnyman since he sent her a message informing her of his plans to move...

Damon Albarn Backs Russell Brand On Politics

The Blur frontman agrees with the Get Him to the Greek star that the U.K.'s political system needs an overhaul and admits he was dismayed when more than one million people marching through...

Russell Brand: 'I Failed In Plan To Influence Britain's Election'

The Forgetting Sarah Marshall star inserted himself into the midst of the heated election campaign in the run up to polling day by sitting down for an interview with Labour Party leader Miliband...

Katy Perry: Bravery Is More Important Than Success

Katy Perry thinks it's more important to be ''brave'' than successful.The 30-year-old pop star - who was married to comedian Russell Brand from 2010 until 2012 - has claimed she's never been driven by career...

Russell Brand Urged To Help Death Row Drug Smuggler

Lindsay Sandiford, 58, was sentenced to death in 2013 for smuggling cocaine into the country. She was friends with Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, members of the Bali Nine drug ring who...

Russell Brand Backtracks Over Anti-voting Campaign

The Forgetting Sarah Marshall star has been vocal in his assertions that Brits should boycott the polling booths on 7 May (15) as part of his campaign against democracy. However, he hit...

Russell Brand Sparks Political War By Interviewing Election Candidate

The Forgetting Sarah Marshall star was at the centre of a political storm on Tuesday (28Apr15) after a picture emerged online showing Ed Miliband, head of the Labour Party, outside Brand's London home....

Is Russell Brand About To Endorse Ed Miliband And Labour?

The leader of the Labour Party, Ed Miliband, has been spotted leaving the Shoreditch home of Russell Brand, sparking speculation that the comedian - who previously said he would not vote - is to endorse...

Russell Brand Calls Cops Over Mystery Political Donor

The Get Him to the Greek actor has become a vocal political commentator in recent months, and he has been urging Brits not to vote in the country's upcoming general election as part...

With a strong career as a comedian before a career reinvention as a revolutionary, Russell Brand has been in the news a lot for one reason or another. Whether he is being labelled "one of the world's greatest thinkers" or criticised for his controversial comedy or ethics, Russell Brand makes headlines often enough.

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