Russell Brand's tuchus is apparently feeling some relief now that his 14-month marriage to Katy Perry is officially over.
The London Daily Mail says that while he was filming his "Brand X" TV show this week, the hirsute comedian started joking around with a female audience member. Turns out she shared the first name of his former missus, which led to a pointed snipe.
"Anyway, enough of you," he's quoted as saying. "I've had enough ass ache from people called Katy in the last year."
The "whole room gasped" at the pain-in-the-butt comment, notes a source. "I think it took a couple of seconds for what he'd said to sink in. He then laughed and shouted, 'Oh no, there might be a journalist in the room,' before shrugging his shoulders and murmuring 'Oh well,' before moving onto his next subject."
Speaking of next subjects, Katy's own rebound romance may be heating up. Click on for more …