Russell Brand and Katy Perry's two-month-old relationship is going strong, and they've been spending the past few days showing all of Europe how in love they are. Russell performed his stand-up show, Scandalous, at the Royal Albert Hall last night, and afterward put on a bit of a PDA session (an encore, if you will) with Katy for photographers. Yes, we get it, you like fornicating with each other.
Russell, who famously went to rehab to deal with his drug and sex addictions several years ago, said recently of his relationship, "I've been really happy in the last couple of months. All I know is that I have met someone who I like and makes me happy. I am very much fulfilled. Having met Katy, she has certainly been a catalyst in changing my life, but I have been changing my life for myself first and foremost, because it's a better way for me to be living at this time."
Aww. That's great and all. Katy arrived in London on Friday after a trip to Berlin to present at the MTV Europe Music Awards, and the couple immediately left for a romantic, three-hour trip to Dublin. We guess when you're rich and want to share a Guinness with that special someone, you do it right. (Yeah, we know Russell doesn't drink. Perhaps they split a plate of colcannon.) Beyond Hand Holding
Friends of Russell's are also pleased with how the relationship has stabilized him, but they don't think monogamy will sap all his spontaneity. "We've never seen him like this. He always has a woman on his arm, or in his bed, and hasn't been interested in monogamy," a friend told Britain's Daily Mirror. "But this is different—we all think it won't be long before he marries Katy. She's a little bit crazy and free-willed like Russell and the pair of them seem to have met their match. They have a good laugh together. I'm waiting for a call to say they are in that Little Chapel in Vegas and have run off to get married."
Is it time to give these two a snazzy portmanteau nickname? They’ve only been together since early September, but in celebrity time, that's like two years. So what should it be? Russy? Katell? Russell has reportedly met Katy's parents, who are evangelical pastors, so if Brand-Perry has cleared that hurdle, we can only imagine that marriage, a sex tape, or a loud and garish breakup at Mansion is next.
Via Daily Mirror. Photo via Bauer-Griffin.