To the first four reports against the British actor and host has been added a new damning testimony collected by investigators. The affair is growing in the United Kingdom and is causing reactions even in Downing Street.
To accusations of and ault made by four women in the press, the former British host and actor Russell Brand Monday saw the addition of a report to the police and the putting on hold of several projects.
Since the first revelations over the weekend, which Russell Brand completely refutes, the affair has continued to grow in the United Kingdom. To the point of causing a reaction even in Downing Street, where the spokesperson for the Prime Minister Rishi Sunak spoke of “very serious and worrying accusations”.
In the wake of the testimonies relayed by the Sunday Times and Channel 4, London police announced Monday that they had received a report the day before about a ault that allegedly took place in 2003 in the bustling Soho district.
“Investigators are in contact with the woman” concerned, said a Scotland Yard spokesperson, explaining that she would benefit from police support. “We continue to encourage anyone who believes they may have been a victim of ault, regardless of how long ago they occurred, to contact us”added the Scotland Yard spokesperson.
In a joint newspaper investigation The Sunday Times And The Timesas well as Channel 4, four women accused the 48-year-old actor of or ault between 2006 and 2013. Russell Brand was at the height of his career at this time, both as a presenter on BBC Radio 2 and on Channel 4 and as an actor in Hollywood.
Even before these publications, the ex-host, very active on social networks, had firmly refuted the accusations. He ured in a video published on several platforms that he had always had relationships “totally consented” and denounced a “coordinated attack”.
“Several (other) women” have since contacted The Times, according to the daily, and professional disappointments begin to follow one another for the actor and host. A performance of his show “Bipolarization” scheduled for Tuesday evening at the Theater Royal in Windsor, about forty kilometers from London, has been postponed, its promoters announced. And his publisher, Bluebird, announced that it was suspending all plans for future books with Russell Brand, in light of the “very serious accusations” brought against him. According to its website, the publishing house was due to publish a new book in December 2025 entitled Recovery: The Workbook.
During his career as a comedian, on television and in the cinema, in the United Kingdom then in the United States, Russell Brand was noted for his repeated escapades, his former addiction to alcohol and heroin, his brief marriage to pop singer Katy Perry and his tendency to brag about his multiple female conquests.
He has recently made numerous conspiratorial, anti-vaccine and anti-mainstream comments on his YouTube channel, followed by more than 6 million subscribers, or on his X account (formerly Twitter) with more than 11 million subscribers. subscribers. The media that employed Russell Brand also indicated on Sunday that they would investigate the accusations against him internally.