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Russell Brand Talks New Girlfriend & Split With Katy Perry

18 July 2012
Russell Brand is all smiles while performing on stage at the Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, N.J., on May 5, 2012 -- Borgata
Russell Brand is all smiles while performing on stage at the Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, N.J., on May 5, 2012 -- Borgata

Russell Brand has confirmed reports that he's dating Isabella Brewster, the younger sister of actress Jordana Brewster.

While calling in to "The Howard Stern Show" on Wednesday, he was asked about a possible romance with the Hollywood agent.

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"Some things in the newspaper aren't true," he told Howard.

"That's not true at all?" Howard asked.

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"That's true, actually," he said of reports he was seeing Isabella.

He explained that he's appreciating his new single life following his split from Katy Perry.

"At the moment I'm kind of enjoying the freedom of it," he said.

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He also spoke about his marriage to the chart-topper.

"[Before] we got married, I just thought, 'I've just got to, I've got to marry her, I just love her so much,'" he told Howard. "And then while we got married I thought, 'Okay, this isn't really working out.'"

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The British star stayed mum on any lurid details about his split with Katy.

"I don't want anything to hurt her," he explained. "She's younger than me, she's a young woman and she's beautiful and she's sensitive and I care about her deeply."

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