Russell Brand doesn’t want Katy Perry’s money

Russell Brand has officially stated that he doesn’t want any of Katy Perry’s money in their divorce settlement, despite being entitled to over $20 million due to the fact that there was no pre-nup. His lawyer filed final divorce papers yesterday and following the six-month waiting period, the divorce will be made official June 30, 2012. Because Katy made $44 million during the 14 months they were married, Russell would be entitled to half of that, but a source told TMZ: “This divorce is as amicable as it gets, and Russell was a mensch (good person). He doesn’t want Katy’s money.” During the same time period, Russell made $7 million, according to Forbes. Russell, who’s pictured above giving money to a homeless man in Los Angeles last week, stars in the upcoming Rock of Ages alongside Tom Cruise, opening June 1st.

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  1. David • February 8, 2012 @ 12:26 PM

    Are you nuts? Take the money russel…you deserve it after what she put you through!

  2. TheTruth • February 8, 2012 @ 12:45 PM

    I’m lost… what did she put him through, cause I’m betting the sex was great. As I’ve said before this guy is one cool cat, and apparently honorable as well.

  3. Germain • February 8, 2012 @ 7:20 PM

    I never really got that couple, it always seemed like a weird match. He has his own money, why would he take hers? He had sex with her for a couple of years, a lot of people would pay 22 millions for that 🙂

  4. C-Dub • February 8, 2012 @ 7:46 PM

    He might regret that decision in the future but for all the ladies out there (like the one who took half my best friends stuff-like even the forks and realy who wants only half set of forks and spoons and knives! that’s a mean bit**h)..anyway ladies, there is love and war, and there is also just let it be and move on.
    Good on ya Russell.

  5. kay • February 9, 2012 @ 1:10 PM

    It’s nice to finally see someone be classy about their divorce. Not everything is about money, and I think people have forgotten that.

  6. Wendy • February 9, 2012 @ 2:46 PM

    He is young and able to earn…it is not like he gave up a career to support her in hers…so he’s right in not looking to just “take”…GOOD for you Russel.

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