Comedian and would be leader of the revolution Russell Brand has been forced to cancel a show he was due to perform in Johannesburg tonight, apparently after South African authorities refused to let him into the country.
Tonight's J-burg show cancelled. SA authorities REFUSE TO LET ME INTO YOUR COUNTRY. Trying to resolve it.
The performer was due to kick of the South African leg of his Messiah Complex tour, but has had to postpone his performances in the country until the situation could be resolved. “We apologise to Russell Brand fans for the inconvenience and for this unexpected and disappointing last-minute change. This only affects tonight’s show. The remainder of the SA Tour will go ahead as scheduled,” Brand’s PR company said.
Naturally, once the Twittersphere got hold of the news, everyone felt that it was the right time channel their own inner comedians. We’ve rounded up some of the best efforts for your general amusement.
So what are we saying SA Immigration? @rustyrockets is the Dalai Lama of comedy?
Stuart Thomas joined the Burn Media team in 2011 while finishing off an MA in South African Literature. Eager to prove his geek credentials, he allowed himself to be thrown in the deep and did his best to stay afloat. When not fused with his keyboard, you can find... More