Russell Brand Rumored To Have Sexually Harassed Wardrobe Assistant

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Russell Brand is once again the subject of some unflattering rumors. The Sun is reporting that Brand sexually harassed a wardrobe assistant working on "What About Dick?" The 37-year-old actor/comedian allegedly pestered the woman to flash her breasts and refused to continue working until she did so.

Brand is currently starring in the musical alongside Eddie Izzard and Billy Connolly, who purportedly scolded Brand for his inappropriate conduct.   

"Russell tried to persuade a wardrobe assistant to show him her breasts, but she was having none of it -- at first," claims the Sun.

"But when it started to look like they weren't going to get any work done, she gave in and flashed him. Russell is a charming scoundrel, and everybody let him get away with murder on set -- except Billy."

"So, yup, Hollywood is full of professionals, and no breasts are safe," wrote Jezebel's Anna Breslaw on the alleged incident. "Good Lord, imagine what Brand might have requested from a PA?"

Brand has openly discussed his battle with sex addiction and underwent treatment for his struggle. Yet based on a 2007 post-rehab interview, the program may not have been entirely successful.

"It depends what you want from a sexual rehabilitation center," he told Showbiz 411. "If what you want to come out from it is to have a renewed interest in sex, then it's a triumph. It worked to a point. It's modulated to my conduct."

In an interview with Howard Stern, Brand hinted at promiscuity following his divorce from Katy Perry.

"Like if you've been on a diet of rice for a while and then suddenly Willy Wonka said, 'I need you to run my chocolate factory.'"

The public relations team for "What About Dick" could not be reached for comment.

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