Invited on the show “In the Wilderness with Bear Grylls: The Challenge”, Russell Brand confided frankly about his marriage to Katy Perry, which only lasted 14 months. A complicated period of his life that he describes today as chaotic and disconnected.
The trials of life. In 2010, Katy Perry and Russell Brand celebrated their wedding with great fanfare. Before ending their union the following year after only 14 months of a union full of pitfalls (he would have broken up with her by text message a few minutes before she went on stage on December 31, 2011). The 48-year-old actor returned to this difficult period of his life in the last episode of the show “En plein nature avec Bear Grylls: Le Challenge” (accessible in France on Disney +), explaining that he was just beginning to live. of his acting profession at the time. And that this sudden exposure to fame was complicated to manage.
“You were forced to live all this in a public way,” says Bear Grylls about his marriage to Katy Perry. “That’s when I found myself in the public eye, and I was working in the United States. Some aspects of this relationship were great. Katy is a wonderful person. And it was amazing to live for a time in the eye of this celebrity cyclone. But alongside my feelings and my affection for Katy, I remember this period of my life as a somewhat chaotic moment, and from a personal point of view, disconnected from myself”, explains Russell Brand .
After their separation, Katy Perry found love briefly in the arms of musician John Mayer, before getting in a relationship with Orlando Bloom with whom she had a daughter born in August 2020. Russell Brand married author Laura Gallacher in 2017, who gave him two daughters – Mabel, 6, and Peggy, 4. They recently announced that a third child was on the way.