Russell Brand devastates ‘Morning Joe’ — does he have a point?
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Another of the hosts, after Brand suggests more serious topics for discussion, goes back to riffing on the comics attire, and Brand cuts in, Thats the problem with current affairs. You forget about whats important and you allow the agenda to be decided by superficial information. Russell Brand Takes Over, Dominating The MJ Set the chyron beneath him reads. This is like a morning-show equivalent of the time Jon Stewart showed up on Crossfire (and showed everyone else up too). Stop, Stewart said. Stop, stop, stop hurting America. He went on to comment, You have a responsibility to the public discourse, and you fail miserably. Sometimes it helps to have someone visit and point out what the Emperor is wearing. Its not the hardest thing in the world to say. Comedians are often in the best position to say it. You are supposed to be serious, Brand and Stewart said. At least, compared to me. Heres what being serious would look like. And instead youre doing whatever this is. What is this? It is not difficult to say but it still bears saying.
Russell Brand denies sleeping with Lauren Harries: ‘My favourite lie’
He went on to play the same role in Get Him to the Greek in 2010 with Jonah Hill. Before Brand became a U.S. sensation though, he was widely known in the United Kingdom as the host of Big Brothers Big Mouth, a commentary spin-off of Big Brother. 2. Brands brash humor and controversial, sometimes erratic behavior has caused him a few setbacks in his career. Back in 2000, Brands gig as a video-journalist on MTV had him touring European nightclubs on the show Dancefloor Chart. That stint ended abruptly when he showed up to work dressed as Osama bin Laden the day after September 11, 2001. Although he was fired, MTV didnt hold a grudge forever; Brand went on to host the 2008 and 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, both receiving high ratings. 3. The comedian penned his journey from a childhood in Essex through a serious drug addiction and into a successful Hollywood career in his 2007 memoir My Booky Wook: A Memoir of Sex, Drugs and Stand-Up. While typically one memoir will suffice, in 2010, Brand wrote Booky Wook 2: This Time Its Personal, which chronicled more of his debauchery inside the world of celebrity. 4. The spotlight on Brands personal life turned up a few notches when he began a high-profile relationship with pop-singer Katy Perry. The two married in 2010 in a traditional Hindu ceremony in Rajasthan, India, the same spot where he had proposed. Of course, the marriage didnt last long after 14 months, he filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences.
One For The Boys! Russell Brand, Pharrell Williams And Michael Douglas Rock The GQ Awards
The event, which sees the female celebrity world dress to impress as many eligible bachelors receive awards for their reign in the celeb world, wasnt all about the glam and grace of the female guests. The men also managed to pull it out the bag with a few dashing ensembles from the likes of Russell Brand and Pharrell Williams. The awards ceremony celebrates the best in film, TV, books, politics and many more you name it, GQ has a hunk to represent it. Winners included Nick Grimshaw, who was named Radio Personality of the Year. As he collected his award the Radio 1 DJ joked thanks for playing one direction, as Live While Were Young played upon his entrance to the stage. Radio 1 Breakfast DJ Nick Grimshaw was awarded with the Radio Personality award (WENN) The Oracle of the year was presented to none other than comedian Russell Brand, which he accepted graciously. Russell Brand was presented with The Oracle award at last night’s ceremony (WENN) Other worthy winners included Carl Froch for Sportsman of the Year and Dan Stevens, who bagged the Hugo Boss most stylish award. The Legend award was given to actor and producer Michael Douglas who is renowned for his spectacular efforts in the film industry. The 68-year-old seemed delighted with the award amidst his recent announcement of split to actor Catherine Zeta Jones, saying: Im really touched; I hear theres an incredible after hours party. Have a great time! Michael Douglas took home the Legend award at last nights ceremony (WENN) Not only was the night filled with commendable winners, but other male guests from the celebrity world, dapperly dressed to enjoy the entertainment and present an award or two. One well known hunk was singer/songwriter Justin Timberlake who presented Designer of the Year award to American fashion designer Tom Ford after all JT does know a thing or two about style! Justin Timberlake attended the ceremony to present The Designer of the Year award (WENN) Other stars to grace the ceremony were rock star Ronnie Wood, boxing legend Amir Khan and actor Jeremy Piven, who presented the TV personality of the year award to Piers Morgan. A few famed females showed their support for the men as they presented a selection of awards, one being English model and actress Rosie Huntington Whitely who presented the Performer of the Year award to Singer Pharrell Williams, who recently celebrated number one hit Get Lucky with music duo Daft Punk.
Several publications have cited a blog, written under the Celebrity Big Brother star’s name, which alleges that the pair engaged in a secret sexual relationship. Rex Features / Steve Meddle Channel 5 Lauren Harries However, Brand has confirmed that the story is false, describing it as his “favourite media lie ever”. Quoting his mother, he tweeted: “Mum: You wouldn’t do it with that Lauren lady- you hardly knew him! “Me: To be fair Mum that’s not stopped me in the past.” With respect to the ol’ transgender community, I didn’t have it off with the antiques kid off Wogan. My favourite media lie ever though. Russell Brand (@rustyrockets) September 4, 2013 Lauren Harries is currently a contestant on Celebrity Big Brother. She previously appeared on screen with Brand as a guest on his former show Big Brother’s Big Mouth. Russell Brand was handed the ‘Oracle’ prize at last night’s (September 3) GQ Men of the Year Awards. View all of today’s best celebrity pictures – Photo gallery: A bulked-up Steve Carell arrives on the set of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day in LA. 1 of 29