Russell Brand flouts social distancing rules by hugging fans

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Russell Brand was seen flouting social distancing rules following a performance of his new comedy show Brand-emic as he hugged and posed for pictures with fans.

The stand up star, 45, was pictured taking selfies with audience members, despite claiming in a social media post that they had some ‘socially-distanced’ fun at his gig.

According to The Sun, Russel told fans that he had ‘better go’, because he was ‘flouting social distancing rules’ by being in close contact with them.

Rule breaker: Russell Brand was seen flouting social distancing rules following a performance of his new comedy show Brand-emic as he hugged and posed for pictures with fans.

Rule breaker: Russell Brand was seen flouting social distancing rules following a performance of his new comedy show Brand-emic as he hugged and posed for pictures with fans.

The show took place on Monday after the new ‘rule of six’ was introduced for social gatherings amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Russel’s set was inspired by lockdown as he joked how his performance was ‘almost empty’ due to social distancing rules, however he later mingled without wearing a mask.

According to the publication, Russell told the crowd that he wanted to ‘walk the f**k off the stage’, after joking how ‘poorly attended’ his show was. Russell’s show wasn’t actually poorly attended, he had a socially-distanced audience as required.

Social distancing? The stand up star, 45, was pictured taking selfies with audience members, despite claiming in a social media post that they had some 'socially-distanced' fun at his gig

Social distancing? The stand up star, 45, was pictured taking selfies with audience members, despite claiming in a social media post that they had some ‘socially-distanced’ fun at his gig

Russell told the crowd: ‘I’m easily provoked, I’m brittle and I’m an anxious person.   I’ve not socialised for a long while and now I’m looking at what looks like a very poorly attended show.

‘I’m fighting every prima donna instinct in my body to walk the f*** off this stage.’ 

Despite photos suggesting the evening was anything but coronavirus-friendly, Russell later tweeted: ‘What a wonderful night of socially distant, spiritually intimate fun we had. Thanks everyone at Regent’s Park and all of you that came together.’

Contrasting: Despite photos suggesting the evening was anything but coronavirus-friendly, Russell later tweeted: 'What a wonderful night of socially distant, spiritually intimate fun we had. Thanks everyone at Regent's Park and all of you that came together'

Contrasting: Despite photos suggesting the evening was anything but coronavirus-friendly, Russell later tweeted: ‘What a wonderful night of socially distant, spiritually intimate fun we had. Thanks everyone at Regent’s Park and all of you that came together’

Claims: According to The Sun , Russel told fans that he had 'better go', because he was 'flouting social distancing rules' by being in close contact with them

Claims: According to The Sun , Russel told fans that he had ‘better go’, because he was ‘flouting social distancing rules’ by being in close contact with them

During one segment of the show Russell said that the sort of audience member his shows attract will ‘almost certainly be infected’ with coronavirus.

Several fans shared snaps of themselves and Russell from the evening, as he stood close to them and posed for photographs. 

MailOnline have contacted Russell’s representatives for comment. 

New rules: The show took place on Monday after the new 'rule of six' was introduced for social gatherings amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

New rules: The show took place on Monday after the new ‘rule of six’ was introduced for social gatherings amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

No masks here! Russel's set was inspired by lockdown as he joked how his performance was 'almost empty' due to social distancing rules, however he later mingled without wearing a mask

No masks here! Russel’s set was inspired by lockdown as he joked how his performance was ‘almost empty’ due to social distancing rules, however he later mingled without wearing a mask

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