Russell Brand has been forced to cancel his tour due to his mother Barbara Brand
being diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time.
The comedian was set to perform at the Derby Assembly Rooms on Friday night, but decided to postpone the event due tot he issues with his mother.
A spokesperson for the venue said the following:
Later that night Russell took to his Twitter account and tweeted:
Russell then announced the news that his mum had breast cancer during a YouTube show as he said:
Brand then said during the video that his mother was attend NHS support groups to help her with the illness.