What's Going On With Russell Brand?

The British entertainer and conspiracy theorist has been accused of rape, sexual assault and emotionally abusive and controlling behavior in a joint investigation by three British media outlets. He denies all allegations. London's Metropolitan Police is now investigating one report, and a planned U.K. tour has been postponed. Here's a look at what we know, and who is backing Brand.

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What's Going On With Russell Brand?
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    Who is Russell Brand?

    How Brand went from MTV to mainstream British television, Hollywood, and YouTube conspiracies.

    Who is Russell Brand? His journey from Hollywood star to conspiracy theory videos

    Who is Russell Brand? His journey from Hollywood star to conspiracy theory videos

    Russell Brand - who has been accused of sexual assault by four women, a claim that he has denied on his many social media platforms - is a comedian and broadcaster who helped shape pop culture in the late noughties. The 48-year-old, who was born in Essex, surged to fame as the host of Big Brother's …

    Accusations Against Brand are Piling Up

    Following the initial investigation by The Times, The Sunday Times and Channel 4's "Dispatches" a police investigation has been opened. This is not Brand's first brush with controversy. He was also allegedly called out for his behavior by comedian Katherine Ryan on "Roast Battle."

    The Fallout So Far

    Brand's tour has been canceled, he is no longer able to monetize his YouTube content and the BBC is conducting an internal review.

    Why Women Don't Come Forward

    An opinion piece from the U.K. Independent about why women don't come forward more often after they have been sexually assaulted.

    Brand's Backers

    Donald Trump Jr., Elon Musk and Andrew Tate have stated their support for Russell Brand after the sexual assault allegations.

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