Russell Brand has cancelled several upcoming performances in order to spend some time with his mom Barbara after learning that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Brand spoke about his mother’s illness, saying, “My mother has currently got breast cancer.”
ENTIRE RUSSELL BRAND PENNED ARTICLE APPEARING IN THE GUARDIAN. Links preserved.
Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death was not on the bill.
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