Scandal Unfolds: Kirsty Gallacher’s Deleted Instagram Story Supporting Russell Brand

Kirsty Gallacher’s Deleted Instagram Post

Model and TV personality Kirsty Gallacher has removed an Instagram story she posted earlier today in support of her brother-in-law Russell Brand.

This action follows recent allegations against the comedian, including rape, sexual assault, and emotional abuse.

In a video shared on social media, Russell Brand, the 48-year-old host of the ‘Stay Free with Russell Brand’ podcast, asserted that any relationships he had during his “promiscuous” phase were consensual.

He also claimed to be a victim of a coordinated media attack.

Accusations Against Russell Brand

Russell Brand now faces accusations of rape, sexual assault, and emotional abuse made by four women during the peak of his fame.

These allegations came to light through a joint investigation conducted by The Sunday Times and Channel 4.

Kirsty Gallacher, the older sister of Russell Brand’s wife Laura, initially expressed her support for the comedian by sharing his two-minute video on Instagram with a prominent red heart emoji.

However, the post disappeared from her Instagram stories a few hours later, indicating that she had deleted it.

Kirsty Gallacher’s Family Connection

Kirsty Gallacher played a pivotal role in introducing her sister Laura to Russell Brand in 2007, leading to their marriage in 2017.

This marked Brand’s second marriage after his previous relationship with pop star Katy Perry. The allegations against Brand cover a period from 2006 to 2013, including one claim involving a 16-year-old schoolgirl.

Brand vehemently denied these allegations to the newspaper and television channel conducting the investigation.

The Scope of the Investigation

The Channel 4 Dispatches investigation, airing at 9pm, focuses on Russell Brand’s alleged mistreatment of women, featuring interviews with five alleged victims, four of whom chose to remain anonymous.

Until the investigation was publicly disclosed, Brand had been hinting at receiving disturbing letters from a mainstream media TV company and a newspaper.

He shared these details in a video addressed to his 6.5 million YouTube subscribers, as well as on X and Instagram.

Support and Controversy

Russell Brand received support from tech mogul Elon Musk and self-proclaimed misogynist YouTuber Andrew Tate before the rape and sexual assault allegations became public.

Both Musk and Brand have faced criticism in the past for espousing conspiracy theories. Brand’s video message emphasized his concerns about coordinated media attacks, reminiscent of previous instances involving public figures.

He expressed a need to protect his voice and urged his audience to remain vigilant and free.

Russell Brand’s Statement

In his video message, Russell Brand addressed the allegations against him, emphasizing that his relationships during his promiscuous phase were always consensual.

He refuted the very serious criminal allegations and mentioned the presence of witnesses whose evidence contradicted the narratives presented by mainstream media outlets.

Brand concluded the video by asking his audience to stay close, stay awake, and, most importantly, to stay free.

Airing of the Investigation

The Channel 4 Dispatches investigation will last for 90 minutes and will air at 9pm.

It will also be repeated on Channel 4 on Sunday at 10.50pm and on Monday on its sister channel 4seven at 9pm.

The allegations range from rape and sexual assault to controlling and abusive behavior, including incidents alleged to have occurred in the work environment of prime time television shows.

Russell Brand’s Final Words

Russell Brand’s message to his audience expressed concern about the seriousness of the allegations and the potential coordinated nature of the media attacks.

He vowed to investigate the matter further. Throughout the video, he acknowledged comments from viewers who had warned him of impending scrutiny.

His closing message reiterated the importance of remaining free in the face of adversity.

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