YouTube suspends Russell Brand’s income after sexual abuse allegations

  • After the accusations against the actor, YouTube decided to suspend the profits it receives from its channel

Russell Brand actor, comedian and ex-husband of Katy Perry, is in the “eye of the hurricane” after five women accused him of abuse, sexual assault and emotional abuse, events that occurred over a period of seven years. Following the accusations against him, YouTube has taken an action that does not benefit the famous person at all.

YouTube has made the decision to suspend the income it generates Russell Brand with the ads that are included in the videos he shares on his channel. The company decided to block the celebrity’s earnings, as it violated its “creator responsibility policy,” according to information from The New York Times.

British media such as The Timesy Sunday Times conducted an investigation in which they revealed that women affected by The actor shared testimonies about the violence they experienced by Russell Brand from 2006 to 2013.

One of the women reported that the comedian used a vehicle from the BBC to pick her up from her school when she was just 16, raising questions about his abuse of his position of power and celebrity.

For its part, the BBCwhere Russell Brand worked as a radio presenter between 2006 and 2008, announced that it is conducting an internal investigation to examine any possible abusive conduct by the actor while he worked with them.

Until now, it is unknown if the women who accused the actor and the investigations that are being carried out will end in a complaint to the authorities.