Brand received death threat after MTV Awards Oct 22, 2008 16:02:49 GMT Quote Select PostDeselect PostLink to PostMemberGive GiftBack to Top Post by cofi on Oct 22, 2008 16:02:49 GMT Brand received death threat after MTV Awards Comedian (Comedian Ha-Ha thats a joke ) Russell Brand received a death threat after ridiculing US president George W Bush at last month's MTV Video Music Awards. The comic came under fire from angry TV viewers after branding the president a "retard" during the Hollywood ceremony.He tells Radio 1, "(Hosting the awards) was a lot of fun, especially the death threat."If you are going to kill someone, don't give them advance notice, that gives you a chance to prepare."How can you, while watching the telly, think 'Oh, I don't enjoy this. No, I'm not enjoying this at all. Right, I'm going to kill him'. That's a huge jump."