Various well-known faces have defended Russell Brand (Picture: Getty)A bunch of stars have come to the defence of Russell Brand because the comic faces abuse allegations, together with Andrew Tate, Danniella Westbrook and Carol McGiffin.
The Get Him To The Greek actor, 48, was was accused of rape, sexual assault and bodily abuse in a Channel 4 particular episode of Dispatches airing on Saturday night time in a joint investigation with The Times.
Brand denied the ‘very severe allegations’ in a video shared on Friday night time, and has been accused by a number of Women (Women attire Here), together with one who claimed she was 16 years outdated on the time.
Since studies first broke, the BBC and Channel 4 have launched investigations, whereas a Women (Women attire Here)’s charity has lower ties with the actor.
Following the allegations and Brand’s denial, a number of well-known faces have taken to social media to defend him over the accusations.
As effectively as Andrew, Danniella and Carol, Elon Musk @elonmusk #tesla #spacex, Kirsty Gallacher, Beverley Turner and Michael Barrymore have all voiced their help for the comic.
Andrew Tate has welcomed Russell Brand to ‘the membership’ (Picture: AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru)Former kickboxer turned social media influencer Tate – who got here to prominence after a stint on Big Brother in 2016 – gained notoriety on-line for feedback he’s made about Women (Women attire Here) final yr.
The on-line character was banned from a lot of social media platforms, together with TikTookay, Facebook and YouTube, for breaching phrases of service, together with hate speech insurance policies.
Responding to Brand’s video, he tweeted ‘Welcome to the membership’, alongside an illustration of a knight with the caption: ‘On my option to combat the loopy b**** allegations.’
He described the allegations as a ‘bunch of rubbish’ and claimed the actor was being attacked for ‘telling the reality’ about ‘massive pharma’.
Elon Musk insisted mainstream media ‘don’t like competitors’ (Picture: Chesnot/Getty Images)On Friday, Twitter – aka X – proprietor Elon Musk @elonmusk #tesla #spacex took to his personal platform to voice his help for Brand, sharing his denial video together with his personal followers.
He wrote beneath the clip: ‘Of course. They don’t like competitors.’
Over the weekend, he later added: ‘I help Russell Brand. That man will not be evil.’
Kirsty Gallacher has since deleted the submit (Picture: Kristy Sparow/Getty Images for Laureus)Kirsty Gallacher has proven help for her brother-in-law, as she re-posted his video on her Instagram Stories – though she has since appeared to delete it.
The 47-year-old star didn’t touch upon the video, however merely added a single purple coronary heart emoji.
She shared his video alongside a love coronary heart emoji (Picture: Kirsty Gallacher / Instagram)Brand is household to Kirsty after her sister Laura Brand, 36, married the actor in 2017. The couple now have two youngsters collectively.
Beverley Turner sparked loads of backlash together with her tweet (Picture: Ian West/PA Wire)GB News presenter Beverley Turner has come beneath hearth for her submit hailing Russell Brand a ‘hero’ after his video denying the allegations.
She wrote: ‘You are being attacked @rustyrockets. Establishment media don’t know what to do with the truth that you may have 6million subscribers & generate autonomous, figuring out and unique content material.
‘You are welcome on my @GBNEWS present anytime. We are mainstream media. But we aren’t Establishment media. There’s a distinction. Keep going. This proves you’re successful. You’re a hero.’
On Monday, her co-star Andrew Pierce blasted her for her assertion, and labelled it ‘shameful’.
‘You have dismissed in a single tweet a 4 yr investigation by The Sunday Times, the Times and Channel 4 is contemptuously the mainstream media,’ he argued.
Carol McGiffin was blasted for ‘liking’ Beverley’s submit (Picture: Ken McKay/ITV/Shutterstock)Former Loose Women (Women attire Here) star Carol McGiffin sparked backlash after ‘liking’ Beverley Turner’s tweet calling Russell Brand a ‘hero’.
Twitter customers have additionally reported that the 63-year-old appreciated a number of different Tweets, together with one saying: ‘Never belief Women (Women attire Here) who break their silence to the media as a substitute of the Police, accusing males of rape.
‘Russell Brand is harmless till confirmed responsible in a courtroom of legislation. And I wager that’s by no means going to occur in order that they’re making an attempt to prosecute his case within the courtroom of public opinion.’
Carol appreciated the GB News presenter’s Tweet (Picture: X)Another Tweet that Carol is alleged to have appreciated reads: ‘They discover and pay Women (Women attire Here) to accuse anybody who speaks the reality. The timing is curious.
‘When Russell Brand was a senseless minion of the system on medication, he was love d by Hollywood and the institution. Now that he’s clear, married and talking the reality, he has turn out to be an enemy.’
Sharing the screenshots of Carol showing to love the latter two feedback (which she now seems to have unliked), one individual wrote: ‘Someone inform Carol McGiffin she will be able to disguise her likes if she buys a blue tick.’
Danniella Westbrook described Brand as ‘form and humorous’ (Picture: Ken McKay/ITV/Shutterstock)Danniella Westbrook has described Russell Brand as ‘form and humorous’ amid the allegations he’s going through.
On Sunday – earlier than the Dispatches programme aired at 9pm – she commented on his video in his defence.
She wrote: ‘Its disgusting what’s being mentioned about you. Never in my life have I met a extra useful form and humorous individual.
Daniella defended Brand beneath his video (Picture: Instagram)‘Because you communicate the reality and query agendas of sure issues doesn’t make you a goal to be lied about . Wishing you the very best everyone knows its lies. Sending love all the time mate.’
Michael Barrymore backed Brand together with his response to the video (Picture: Ben Cawthra/REX/Shutterstock)Michael Barrymore can be amongst these to defend Russell Brand.
The former Strike It Lucky presenter, 71, re-posted the video to his personal followers on X, and easily wrote: ‘This is what they do.’
Laurence Fox insisted Brand’s behaviour ‘would have been type of acceptable’ (Picture: Leon Neal/Getty Images)Laurence Fox posted a video questioning the allegations in opposition to Russell Brand.
‘It’s fascinating to see some elements of the legacy media speaking about Russell Brand like we’re going to imagine something they are saying about something,’ he mentioned.
He claimed: ‘Whatever Russell Brand acquired as much as, and I can assure it as a result of I used to be round, all the things he would have carried out, would have been type of acceptable. Because in any other case his producers would have referred to as him out and fired him.
‘Now which may be an uncomfortable factor to take care of for individuals however that’s how the world was then.’
Katie Hopkins can be amongst Brand’s supporters (Picture: Neil Mockford/Alex Huckle/GC Images)Katie Hopkins defended Brand and claimed the left ‘love d’ him earlier than he ‘began spitting details on Covid that they determined he needed to be removed’.
She alleged: ‘You don’t need to help Russell, you don’t need to love Russell… however please see what’s being carried out to him.
‘They need to eviscerate him from the planet and I do know it personally, they’ll preserve coming till he swings from a tree.’
Alex Jones in contrast Brand to Elvis Presley (Picture: Briana Sanchez/Pool/ZUMA Press Wire/Shutterstock)Controversial conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has even in contrast Russell Brand to the late Elvis Presley as he displays on figuring out Brand ‘again when he was married to Katy Perry’.
‘I’ve by no means seen Women (Women attire Here)throw themselves at anybody like with him,’ he mentioned in a video on social media. ‘I imply, I’ve seen the outdated footage of Elvis [Presley] withWomen (Women attire Here) pulling their panties off and throwing them at him. It’s like that’
He added: ‘No one ever accused him, for the final 15 years, of assault as a result of they are saying he’s such an enormous sweetheart.
‘And now as a result of he comes out in opposition to the Big Pharma, comes out in opposition to the Big Pharma, comes out in opposition to the brand new world order, out of the blue the allegations are taking place to him.’
Tucker Carlson can be amongst these to help Brand (Picture: (AP Photo/Richard Drew)Former Fox News host Tucker Carlson additionally weighed in on the scenario.
He wrote on X: ‘Criticize the drug corporations, query the struggle in Ukraine, and you’ll be fairly certain that is going to occur.’
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