Russell Brand has published a video across his social media channels in which he preemptively denies a “litany” of allegations pertaining to criminal behavior at the height of his celebrity.
The Forgetting Sarah Marshall star said two UK “mainstream media” publications had sent him notice of their intention to publish stories about his alleged misconduct.
Deadline understands that Channel 4 and Rupert Murdoch-owned newspapers The Times and The Sunday Times are behind the stories.
Brand claimed that the letters contain “astonishing, rather baroque attacks” on his character, as well as “very serious” criminal allegations about his well-known sex addiction. “The relationships that I had were absolutely always consensual,” Brand said. “I was always transparent about that then, almost too transparent.Read more on deadline.com