To a lot of people, British funnyman Russell Brand was a lot more relevant in 2009 than he is now. He’s actually still an active performer who tours regularly and has a very successfully YouTube channel. But because he’s no longer married to one of the world’s most popular pop-stars, people just assume that he fell of the radar.

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But back in ’09 he was everywhere: movies, billboards, the MTV Movie Awards and, of course, talk shows. This clip — taken from a 2009 episode of Chelsea Handler’s late-night talk show “Chelsea Lately” — features Brand in his prime as he goes toe-to-toe with the show’s snarky host.

Handler grills Brand on his past and questions the legitimacy of his sex addiction, to which Brand responds calmly and humorously. It’s a funny interview that comes dangerously close to going off the rails, but manages to stay on the right side of awkward.

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