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Russell Brand cancels his tour as his mother is battling life-threatening injuries

The comedian has released a statement after his mother was seriously injured in a car accident

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Russell Brand has canceled the remaining dates of his tour, as his mother is battling multiple life-threatening injuries.

The comedian’s mother Barbara Brand was travelling to her son’s home to babysit when she was involved in a hit-and-run car accident.

In a two part video statement, Russell said, “My mum’s been in a really serious road accident and has sustained what are being called polytraumatic injuries, that means numerous, life threatening injuries.”

Part 1/2 – Thanks for your kind messages. ReBirth delayed or cancelled due to my Mum’s accident.

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Russell explained to his fans that tickets would be refunded or rescheduled, but did add that thats not on his mind at the moment.

“I can’t imagine performing at the moment, I feel too sad and too connected to this. I apologise but obviously it’s circumstances beyond my control.”

In the second part of his statement, Russell said he was sad for his mum as she is in a vulnerable place, after only finishing chemotherapy a month ago for cancer.

“For her to be in this situation it’s really difficult,” Russell said.

Part 2/2 (first half in feed) Thanks for your kind messages. ReBirth delayed or cancelled due to my Mum’s accident.

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