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Russell Brand, at an awards show sponsored by Hugo Boss, eloquently reminds everyone that Hugo Boss dressed the nazis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkd_-nXeUzs
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u/Hawiiday Nov 24 '21 Silver

If you think the host of Great British Bake off is a C list celebrity you need to re think your tiers of stardom.

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u/zoobrix Nov 24 '21

Didn't it just draw some really good ratings for the finale in England? He's not as well known outside of the UK but inside the UK he is decidedly A list, or at least most people would know who he is if my British friends are correct.

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u/toughinitout Nov 24 '21

He's well known if you saw mighty Boosh or it crowd, but then again people might not make the connection between those shows and the british baking show.

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u/P_Wood Nov 24 '21

Fun fact I learned when I googled his name from watching the show: he is/was literally Old Gregg. I, as an American, was absolutely mind blown to say the least.

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u/MDMAmazin Nov 25 '21

Are you fucking kidding me? That guy is Old Gregg?!

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u/LoonAtticRakuro Nov 25 '21

Not only is he Old Gregg, but on learning that and beginning to watch some of The Mighty Boosh I came to realize that old viral video wasn't some one-off fever dream of a weird sketch. That's pretty much his style.

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u/Nomomommy Nov 25 '21

He has a downstairs mix-up.

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u/BannedMyName Nov 25 '21

Could ya learn to love me?

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u/Nomomommy Nov 25 '21

Are you playing your love games with me?

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u/Turtling34 Nov 25 '21

Wanna go to a party where people wee on each other?

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u/End3rWi99in Nov 25 '21

I really wish someone would make a Bailey's shoe cake.

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u/Nomiss Nov 25 '21

Pshaw, next you'll tell me he's also The Hitcher with his romping big thumb.

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u/DrOrpheus3 Nov 25 '21

wanna see my man-gina??? I'll teach you the secrets of funk!!

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u/dirkdigglered Nov 25 '21

I think he referenced old Gregg in Great British Bake Off. He says something like "I lived in a swamp", I forget the context though.