Publicist Debra de Souza said Brand was refused permission
to fly to the country because his passport didn't contain the mandatory number
of empty pages.
Brand tweeted on Friday evening: “Banned from South
Africa. Here ready to go. Refused entry. Hope I can come soon.”
Promoter Tony Feldman of Showtime said "We are
sorry for any inconvenience caused to Russell Brand’s fans and thank them for
their continued support. We are hoping to reschedule the dates for mid
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