IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Russell Brand dropped from Australian festival following sexual assault allegations

The British comedian was set to headline the health and wellness event, which is held across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, in February 2024. However, he and the organisers of the festival mutually agreed to scrap his guest appearance after he was accused of rape and sexual assault over the weekend. "Due to the circumstances that have recently come to light, Wanderlust and Russell Brand have agreed that Mr Brand will not be appearing at the Wanderlust Festival."