Russell Brand wants to make it clear that he is not a cheater. The British comedian revealed during a High Court session on Monday, December 23 that he indeed had sex with glamour model Sophie Coady but that was before he was dating Jemima Khan.
Brand is suing British newspaper The Sun over its accusations he slept with Coady while dating Khan earlier this year. He wrote a complaint against the tabloid in an editorial post published by The Guardian. "We know the Sun is not trustworthy and so does he," Brand said of owner Rupert Murdoch. "He uses the word 'trusted' deliberately. Hitler was trusted, it transpired he was not trustworthy."
Brand was not present at the court hearing, but his lawyer John Kelly formally denied the claims and argued that there was no overlap. A letter from the movie star was admitted as evidence before the court, noting he did not meet Coady in June and "romping with her in Los Angeles in September".
At the end of the hearing, the judge asked Brand's legal team to provide more details and evidence to his claims.