Katy Perry has hinted at the “real truth” about Russell Brand
At the end of their short marriage, pop star Katy Perry claimed she knew the “real truth” about Russell Brand, who is now accused of raping four women.
In a 2013 interview with Vogue, which has resurfaced amid the ongoing allegations against Brand, the “Fireworks” singer spoke about her “controlling” ex-husband and their “really painful” marriage.
Perry, 38, told the outlet that she was “in love” with Brand, 48, when she married him in India on October 23, 2010. However, they split just 14 months later after she received a breakup text from him in New Delhi. New Year’s Eve in 2011.
She admitted that she initially blamed herself for the breakup — until she “found out the real truth” about the comedian, Page Six reported.
“At first when I met him he wanted equality, and I think a lot of times powerful men want equality, but then they get that equality and they say, ‘I can’t handle equality.’ He didn’t like the atmosphere of me being the boss on the tour,” Perry said in that Time: “It was really hurtful, and he was very controlling, which was annoying.”
“I felt very responsible for its ending, but then I found out the real truth, which I can’t necessarily reveal because I keep it in my closet on a rainy day. I let it go and said, ‘This isn’t my fault; “This is not my fault. This is beyond my control. So I moved on from that.”
Perry has yet to reveal what “truth” she was hinting at in that interview, but many fans are now speculating that she was referring to Brand’s dark past amid the new allegations.
It comes as Brand has been accused of raping, sexually assaulting and abusing four women over a period of seven years – one of the victims being a 16-year-old who allegedly called him a ‘kid’, according to a stunning report from the British actor and comedian. It was denied before its release.
The accusations against the 48-year-old stem from the height of his fame between 2006 and 2013, according to a joint investigation published by the Sunday Times of London, The Times of London and Channel 4 Dispatch.
According to the New York Post, a woman named “Nadia” alleged that Brand raped her against the wall of his Los Angeles home in 2012 and was treated at a rape crisis center that same day, according to medical records cited by the outlet. .
The woman later told Brand she was afraid and felt exploited, telling him, “When a girl says no, it means no” — to which he responded that he was “so sorry,” the text message report cited. Displays.
Another accuser, who was 16 at the time, alleged that the 31-year-old called her a “baby” and assaulted her during their “emotionally abusive and controlling” three-month relationship, according to the report.
The woman – known only by the alias “Alice” and who was over the age of consent in the UK – said Brand was “looking after her”, a claim a relative corroborated to The Sunday Times during the investigation.
Alice said he asked her to read a novel by Vladimir Nabokov LolitaThe film revolves around a man who is obsessed with a 12-year-old girl, saves his number in her phone under the name “Carly”, and even gives her “texts” to lie to her parents.
“It was isolated,” she told the outlet.
She said Brand sent a car to take Alice from school to his home. On one occasion, his driver asked her not to enter the comedian’s house.
“‘Please. I’m asking you not to go in there. ‘You can be my little girl, and I want someone to do that for her,'” Alice remembered the driver saying.
The allegations of Brand’s other accusers included a woman who claimed he sexually assaulted her at his West Hollywood property after they met at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, according to The Times of London.
The woman, known as “Phoebe,” said she realized at some point that the other employees had left and she was alone with Brand.
She claims he cornered her in a bedroom and stalked her before pinning her and assaulting her.
She remembers saying, “I saw something above his eyes. I swear to God, it was black. His eyes no longer had any color. They were black, like the devil.” “Like a different person literally entered his body.”
Brand denied the allegations in a video that was proactively posted to YouTube and X, formerly Twitter, to alert fans to the “serious criminal” allegations he said would be made against him.
He said the allegations were part of a “coordinated attack” by the media, and he had witnesses whose evidence “directly contradicted the narrative.”
Russell Brand’s empire is worth $31 million
Russell Brand has amassed a fortune of $31 million and owns luxury cars and homes in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Brand is reportedly worth $31 million, and lives in a cottage in Oxfordshire worth $6.2 million with his pregnant wife, Laura, and their two children.
The nearly 4,000-square-foot property, which overlooks the Thames River, is equipped with a swimming pool and home theater, the New York Post reported.
He is also the proud owner of a luxury car collection, including a $108,000 Volvo XC90 and a $186,000 Jaguar F-TYPE.
According to The Richest, he also owns a $3.4 million home in the Hollywood Hills.
Brand and his current wife married in 2017.
The comedian and his ex-wife Katy Perry did not have a prenuptial agreement and it is understood he did not seek compensation from her when their marriage ended 14 months later.
Reports indicate that the Roar singer earned six times more money than he did during their relationship.
It comes as the talent agency that represented British comedian Russell Brand, Tavistock Wood, has cut ties with him, claiming they were “misled”.
“Russell Brand categorically and strongly denied the allegations made in 2020, but we now believe we were horribly misled by him,” the agency said in a statement to the Daily Mail. “TW has terminated all professional relationships with the brand.”
Brand went ahead with his concert at Wembley Park on Saturday night local time.
During the ceremony, he thanked the audience for their presence and standing with him.
“I really appreciate your support. I love you,” he said.
“I want to put on a great show for you. I have a lot of things to talk to you about,” he said. “Obviously there are some things I can never talk about — and I appreciate that you’ll understand.”