News

Russell Brand jokes about sex life with Katy Perry

Russell Brand jokes about sex life with Katy Perry

Russell Brand joked about his sex life with ex-wife Katy Perry during a stand-up comedy show. Photo: Associated Press

British funnyman Russell Brand joked about his sex life with ex-wife Katy Perry during a stand-up comedy show in London this week.

The comedian performed a small warm-up gig at the British capital’s Soho Theatre on Wednesday ahead of his upcoming Messiah Complex world tour, and he included a number of gags about his marriage to the pop star and their subsequent divorce.

Brand joked to the audience that he considered becoming a monk after he split from Perry, because celibacy wouldn’t be much different to married life.

He told the audience, “When I got divorced, I considered becoming a monk. When you’re a monk, you’re not allowed to have sex with anyone. When you’re married, it’s one person. That’s one more than a monk. It’s not that different. I’d be having sex thinking, ‘Think of anyone, anyone else.'”

The couple split after just 14 months of marriage, and Perry recently admitted she hated it when Brand cracked jokes about her during his comedy shows, telling America’s Vogue magazine, “(He was) hysterical in some ways. Until he started making jokes about me.”

Latest Headlines

in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

AP_51535953719

A look at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments in sports.

in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

cardinals

Here's a look at some of this weekend's big sporting events.

in Music

Gene Simmons Steps Up Internet Security After Police Raid

kiss

Kiss rocker Gene Simmons has stepped up his Internet security after police raided his home in a bid to trace an offender who downloaded child porn using the star’s wireless network.

in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

michigan

Here’s a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Friday, Sept. 4.

in Sports

Preview: Deutsche Bank Championship

18-overlay1

The 2015 FedExCup Playoffs continue with the second leg in Boston, Massachusetts at TPC Boston where the top 100 in the standings will dwindle down to 70 for the BMW Championship.