Recent serious sexual misconduct charges against British comedian Russell Brand have caused several of his older talk show video recordings to become viral for their vulgar and derogatory remarks. Back in 2009, Brand appeared on the popular political and daily topic talk show, The View.
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The Bedtime Stories actor had joked that the panelists, who included Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Walters, and Meghan McCain, made him feel ‘aroused’ during the very suggestive conversation, which took place more than 14 years ago. He had made co-host Joy Behar uncomfortable during the explicit section with his comment: “Now listen, you’ll have me stripped of my title and I’ll have you stripped of your tights!” As he said this, the crowd in the studio laughed.
It was no secret that the Death on the Nile actor was a sex addict, and he had admitted the fact in his autobiography, My Booky Wook. As per The Independent, Brand had stated that his decision to get help for his sex addiction stemmed from the fact that ‘my sexual behavior might become damaging to my career.