Michael Barrymore has become the latest in a line of celebrities to lend Russell Brand their support after sexual assault allegations against the comic hit news headlines.
Russell faces allegations of rape, sexual assault and emotional abuse, which he strongly denies.
Now a raft of controversial figures are stepping out to show Russell their support, including Michael Barrymore.
Michael Barrymore appears to back Russell Brand (Credit: YouTube)
Michael Barrymore wades in after Russell Brand news: ‘This is what they do’
Russell hosts a YouTube channel, which has now reportedly been cancelled, to “critique, attack and undermine the mainstream news in all its corruption”.
On Friday (September 15) he shared a video just before the allegations broke, insisting that all his past relationships were “consensual” and calling the investigations a “coordinated attack”.
This is what they do.
Last night (September 18), Michael Barrymore reshared the video on X along with a tweet that said: “This is what they do…”
Barrymore saw an abrupt end to his career in 2001 after a man was found dead in his swimming pool. He maintains that he had no involvement. And now, 22 years later, he has hinted at a TV comeback.