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Special Project
From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards

Russell Brand

Finalist in Celebrity

About Russell Brand

Russell Brand takes his role as a public figure seriously. Look at his social media presence and you’ll find him offering inspiration and guidance to his followers on subjects such as addiction, breakups, and self love to his social following of over 15M. Russell speaks and tweets publicly about his own history with addiction, emphasizing the importance of mentorship and human connection in modern life. His weekly podcast Under the Skin with Russell Brand tackles big questions facing people today, to ask “what's beneath the surface of people we admire.” Always known for questioning the norms and pushing boundaries, Russell released Russell Brand: Re:Birth on Netflix, his first filmed special in over 5 years.

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