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Russell Brand to Host the MTV Movie Awards, Maybe Find a New Wife While He’s at It

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 19: Russell Brand attends the European Premiere of Arthur at Cineworld 02 on April 19, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Russell Brand;
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Russell Brand and ex-wife Katy Perry famously got together at the 2009 VMAs, after Brand used his hosting power to hit on Perry mid-show. So it makes sense that the newly single Brand has signed up for another MTV hosting gig — the Movie Awards, which go down June 3. The new wife hunt begins! Look out, Jennifer Lawrence; there are a lot of gross “Cornucopia” jokes coming your way.

Russell Brand to Host the MTV Movie Awards