It seems as though Katy Perry and Russell Brand had the fastest and most painless Hollywood divorce of all time. Brand filed on Dec. 30, citing "irreconcilable differences."
Perry indicated that she and Brand had reached a settlement and on Wednesday, and a judge agreed to grant the divorce, although it won't be official until July 14. California law requires a six-month waiting period before a divorce can be finalized.
Katy Perry has been leaning on her BFF Rihanna for support as she goes through a divorce from Russell Brand. Perry and Rihanna have remained close pals throughout Katy's marriage with Russell, even though Brand reportedly believed Rihanna was a bad influence on his wife and didn't like the two hanging out, according to Hollywood Life.
A source revealed that Brand, a recovering drug and sex addict, wasn't comfortable with Katy's partying lifestyle.
Katy Perry and Russell Brand's divorce didn't come as a surprise to those who knew the couple. According to TMZ, their problems began early on in their marriage.
Sources close to Perry and Brand revealed the pair were constantly bickering, even in front of people at clubs and award shows -- with neither husband nor wife backing down.
Another quick marriage for Hollywood. Funnyman Russell Brand filed for divorce from Katy Perry today, after a little more than 14 months together.
The 36-year-old comedian told the Associated Press, "Sadly, Katy and I are ending our marriage. I'll always adore her and I know we'll remain friends."
Comedian/actor Russell Brand was honored as the "Man of the Year" at the 22nd Friendly House Annual Gala Awards.
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As he accepted the award, Brand said, "This is a call to action; we all need to step up to the plate of citizens of the planet and do our part."
Comic actor Russell Brand certainly knows how to make them laugh, starring this week in the remake "Arthur." But did you know he got kicked out of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and Drama Centre?
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Here's a sneak peek at what's opening this weekend, including the comedy remake "Arthur" with Russell Brand, the stoner comedy "Your Highness" with Danny McBride and James Franco, the action thriller "Hanna" with Cate Blanchett and the uplifting sports flick "Soul Surfer."
"Extra's" AJ Calloway caught up with the big stars of "Arthur" at its premiere in NYC Tuesday night. Russell Brand compared himself to his character and described Arthur as a "crazy, fun-loving, lunatic, womanizing cad like I used to be before I got married."
The comedian said he is "happily married" to wife Katy Perry and would sacrifice everything for love -- like the song by Meat Loaf. "I haven't been watching 'Celebrity Apprentice' but I've heard he's [Meat Loaf] being eccentric," Brand said.