Russell Brand's mum diagnosed with breast cancerRussell Brand has cancelled a sold out show after revealing that his mum Barbara has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

The comedian, 38, took to Twitter to share the sad news writing, ‘Me Mum ain’t well.’ He later posted a video blog in which he revealed, ‘My mother has currently got breast cancer.’

As fans of Russell will know he shares a close bond with his mum who raised him alone after splitting from Russell’s father when he was just six months old.

Wishing her a speedy recovery!