The British actor and presenter Russell Brand has been accused by four women of rape, sexual assault and emotional abuse, according to an investigation carried out by the newspapers “The Times” and “The Sunday Times”, and television “Channel 4”.

The four women claimed to have suffered sexual assault by Brand between 2006 and 2013, at the height of his fame as a presenter in the United Kingdom and an actor in Hollywood, while other women said they had suffered from his “controlling, abusive and predatory” behavior. .

The British actor Russell Brand has denied in a video posted on his social networks some alleged criminal accusations against him, which, he maintains, he has received from two media outlets.

The controversial actor and comedian, best known in recent years for his defense of conspiracy theories, claims to have received letters from a television station and a newspaper that included “a litany of extremely atrocious and aggressive attacks.”

Those letters, in addition to “pretty stupid things,” contain “very serious criminal accusations that I absolutely reject.” Without offering excessive details in this regard, Brand relates that these accusations date back to when he worked in the world of cinema and traditional media.

“So I was very, very promiscuous and the relationships I had were always consensual. I was always transparent with them, maybe even too transparent,” he says, in an alleged allusion to complaints linked to sexual crimes.

In his video, broadcast on his YouTube channel from which he usually launches attacks on traditional media, the protagonist of films like “Get him to the Greek” wonders “if there is a coordinated plan behind these accusations.” In this regard, Elon Musk, owner of the platform He has become a prominent defender of conspiracy theories regarding issues such as the 9/11 attacks in 2001 or the coronavirus pandemic.