YouTube Stops Russell Brand from Monetizing Videos

Russell Brand will no longer be able to earn money from his video streaming after the site immediately suspended its ability to monetize his presence on Tuesday.

As reported by Breitbart News, the move comes after multiple women accused the British comedian-turned-influencer of sexual assault.

AP report YouTube announced that the monetization of the brand’s account, which has 6.6 million subscribers, has been suspended “following serious allegations against the creator.” His agent also fired him.

“This decision applies to all channels owned or operated by Russell Brands,” the Google-owned video service said.

The 48-year-old brand vehemently denies the sexual assault allegations made by four women, which were initially made public in a Channel 4 TV documentary. times and sunday times newspaper.

The accusers, whose names have not been released, include a woman who claims she was sexually assaulted when she was 16 years old while dating Brando. Another woman claims Brando raped her in Los Angeles in 2012.

YouTube’s suspension came less than 24 hours after a senior British politician asked police to investigate the matter.

Promoters have since postponed the remainder of the comedian’s series of shows.

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