Russell Brand Not Allowed to Mention Scientology at VMAs

British comedian Russell Brand has been banned from mentioning Scientology while he’s hosting the MTV VMAs in September.

The eccentric funnyman, known in America for starring in the film Forgetting Sarah Marshall, says he’s not allowed to make jokes about the controversial religion (of which actor Tom Cruise is a follower) – or swear.

He reveals, “I’ve been warned when I’m presenting there are two things I am never allowed to say.

“One – c***. And two – Scientology.