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Russell Brand tells Oprah he 'can't manage' using drugs again -- VIDEO

Lindsay Lohan isn’t the only celebrity whose candid battle with past (and some not-so-past) demons is slated for primetime on the OWN network. Now, Russell Brand is sitting down with Oprah Winfrey for a frank conversation about drug addiction.

In the wake of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s untimely death from a drug overdose, Brand talked with Winfrey about his former struggles with heroin and life as a recovering addict in the premiere episode of Oprah Prime (formerly Oprah’s Next Chapter), airing Sunday.

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Russell Brand on Sarah Palin's popularity: 'People want to [expletive] her'

Russell Brand knows exactly what he’d ask Sarah Palin if she ever agreed to appear on his soon-to-be-retooled late-night show, Brand X.

“I’d go straight to the subtext,” said Brand, during the TCA press tour in Beverly Hills on Saturday. “People want to [expletive] her don’t they? That’s why they tolerate the other stuff….OK, that is a mad thing to say about seeing Russia out your window — but the dick don’t lie.”

The statement capped off a rousing 20-minute-plus Q&A with reporters, during which a barefoot Brand talked about the recent chatter surrounding Chick-Fil-A (“Didn’t Chick-Fil-A say that they’re racist now?….I get mixed up with the prejudices,” he quipped), and the big changes coming to his show, which was just picked up for an additional seven episodes. READ FULL STORY

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