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Russell Brand’s Career Is Officially Over (…but)

Accusations against bawdy Brit won't silence his rebellious voice

Woody Allen has a better chance of being welcomed back by Hollywood, Inc., than Russell Brand.

A media expose alleging the British comedian sexually assaulted four women, including a then-16-year-old, effectively ended his show business career. He lost his management and a book deal in the days following the investigation’s release. His current comedy tour also got canceled.

Russell Brand denies sexual assault allegations

The entertainment industry assumes a “guilty until proven innocent” pose with many stars, assuming they don’t declare themselves nonbinary or spend years mocking President Donald Trump.

Brand, who denies any wrongdoing, already alienated much of the industry by defying its mandatory narratives.

  • Mask up!
  • Biden is “fine”
  • Pandemic lockdowns were necessary
  • The media should be trusted

Brand’s powerful YouTube and Rumble channels shredded those beliefs, earning him a rabid, and often bipartisan fan base. He may not snag leading man roles anymore, but in a way, Brand’s second coming gave him more cultural power than before.

He savaged the elites, defied media headlines and embraced his growing status as a cultural soothsayer. In turn, fans swore their fealty to him and his rambunctious Id.

Until now.


News outlets are digging through their files to find other stories suggesting Brand was a sexual predator. served up one such detail, looking at the comedian’s short run on Comedy Central’s “Roast Battle.”

Brand was booked as a judge on Comedy Central’s Roast Battle in 2018, but only lasted a single season on the series after he himself was roasted on-camera over allegations he had sexually assaulted women. He strongly denies criminal wrongdoing.

People magazine suggests more alleged victims are coming forward.

On Monday, the U.K. newspaper The Times reported that “several women” had contacted the publication since it published allegations of rape, sexual assault and abuse by multiple women on Saturday in a joint investigation run with The Sunday Times and the Channel 4 current affairs show Dispatches.

There’s a wrinkle to this ugly story, one that wouldn’t be in play as recently as five years ago.

Brand’s fans aren’t buying it.

It’s not just a disconnect between his cheeky persona and the vile allegations. Many people no longer trust the mainstream media thanks to years of corrupt coverage, extreme partisanship and bias by omission.

The list of examples is too numerous to mention, but Brand’s fans fear the comedian’s willingness to speak truth to power made him a target that had to be taken down.

Except that may not be possible.


If the police enter the picture and charge him with a crime or crimes, he could be in significant trouble. Otherwise, he’ll keep producing his comedic monologues, decrying corporate powers attacking free speech and providing a voice for the voiceless.

He still may face forces eager to silence him. YouTube, no friend to free speech and eager to maintain corporate narratives, may take down his popular channel. If so, he’ll shift over to Rumble full time.

The more powerful platforms silence him, the bigger he may become.

Brand has emerged as a Trumpian figure, someone whose bond with his base is so powerful it can deflect almost any allegation.

Innocent? Guilty? It may not matter moving forward. His sizable flock believes him over the press, and that may save his creative future.

UPDATE: YouTube has demonetized Brand’s channel, stripping him of a sizable revenue stream. BBC also pulled his content.


  1. My first inclination in these cases is not just the legal standard of innocent until proven guilty, but if condemned by the media, something closer to the opposite is likely true.

  2. Russell is very transparent. That’s what makes him irresistible as a personality.
    He has made his mistakes, but he doesn’t try to hide them.

  3. After all we have been through the last 4 years this has the distinct stench of New World order toadies doing the bidding of their Corporate masters. No one trusts mainstream media and the information wars are certainly going nuclear.

    1. Yeah, Russell is telling the truth and EVERYONE else is lying. Cos that makes sense.
      See, the problem isn’t that you don’t trust main stream media, the problem is being STUPID enough to fall for the flimsy excuses of a half-witted conspiracy theorist.

  4. That one very obvious edited image that was supposed proof puts a serious question to these allegations. And one woman came out and said she was approached by these media types to dig up dirt. They weren’t interested when she said he was good to her. The timing is suspicious. All these outlets had attacked at exactly the same time with stories that appeared to be very coordinated. Considering one of his targets was Big Pharma (which has taken others down), it’s all very suspicious.

    But the damage is done at least from the Hollywood angle. How Big Tech responses is unclear. They desperately want a reason to cancel him to appease their democrat communist overlords. They might do it either way. We all know there’s no fighting Big Tech.

  5. After watching the media give Bill Clinton a pass, I’m going to wait before I make a judgment. I don’t believe the media anymore.

  6. His career might be over or it is just the beginning. The facts about the test messages is already proving to be doctored. A cut and paste job.

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