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Russell Brand takes over Morning Joe, makes fun of our newsroom

The comedian talks about his upcoming tour, “The Messiah Complex” and the benefits of stand-up comedy during his visit to Morning Joe.

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On Monday, actor, comedian and occasional Guardian columnist Russell Brand joined Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski as well as Brian Shactman and the BBC’s Katty Kay for a discussion about his new comedy tour “Messiah Complex.”

Things get a bit, shall we say, intimate almost instantly when Brand offers a glimpse of his boots to the panel and then begins a running commentary on all that he sees.

Following his on-set interview, Brand gave us more details about his tour and on his penchant for meditation in our green room. Watch below:

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Watch: Russell Brand takes over Morning Joe, makes fun of our newsroom

Updated