Their marriage lasted, in all, fourteen months. In the light of the media storm caused by the accusations of sexual assault and rape against Russell Brand, and revealed by the Sunday Times, the Times and Channel 4, on Saturday, September 16, an interview with his ex-wife Katy Perry has resurfaced. Ten years ago, the singer indeed returned, in the columns of Vogue, on this union "really hurtful". And said she had a secret about the British actor, which she preferred not to disclose.
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'On an equal footing'
The Dark Horse singer said she was "in love" with Russell Brand when she married him in India on October 23, 2010. "In the beginning, when I met him, he wanted us to be on an equal footing," she said at the time. I think a lot of times strong men want their partner to be their equal, but then, when they do, they think, 'I can't handle this.'"
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"He didn't like the atmosphere of my tour, because I was the boss. He was really hurtful and very hindering, which was upsetting." After this breakup, endorsed by a text message from Russell Brand on New Year's Eve 2011, Katy Perry would have felt guilty. "I felt really responsible for the end of this relationship, but I discovered the truth, which I can't necessarily divulge because I keep it warm in my safe, for rainy days," she said.
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom put on a show in the stands of the Wimbledon tournament
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"It's beyond me"
Whatever this truth discovered by the pop star, now in a relationship with Orlando Bloom, it would have chased away his guilt. "It's not because of me, it's something that is beyond me," the young woman would have thought, who would have "moved on". If Katy Perry has never revealed the nature of the secret she holds about her former companion, fans wonder about its possible link with the allegations made against the presenter of BBC Radio 2. The latter is accused of sexual violence by four women.
One of them claims that he raped her in his Los Angeles home, while another claims to have been sexually assaulted during a three-month relationship, when she was still a high school student and 16 years old. All have also denounced dominant, abusive and predatory behavior, which the actor denies entirely. Married since 2017 to Laura Gallagher, with whom he has two children, Russell Brand is currently touring the UK with his show "Russell Brand Bipolarisation".
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