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Brand Hugo Boss Nazi jibe

Comedian Russell Brand was apparently thrown out of the GQ Men of the Year Awards after he made a jibe about the show's sponsors Hugo Boss and its links to the Nazis.

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Russell Brand 'kicked out' of GQ awards after Nazi jibes

Comedian Russell Brand was reportedly thrown out of the GQ Men of the Year Awards after he made a jibe about the show's sponsors Hugo Boss and its links to the Nazis.

He criticised the German firm for making uniform's for Adolf Hitler's regime and said the magazine's initials stood for "genocide quips", before adding: "I mention that only to make the next comment a bit lighter.

"If any of you know a little bit about history and fashion, you'll know Hugo Boss made the uniforms for the Nazis. But they did look f****** fantastic, lets face it, while they were killing people on the basis of their religion and sexuality."

Brand then took to Twitter and wrote about an exchange he had with GQ editor Dylan Jones.

In 1999, GQ editor James Brown resigned after the magazine published an article on the top 200 stylish men in the 20th century, which included the Nazis and Field Marshal Rommel.

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