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MSNBC got more than it bargained for on Monday when Russell Brand hijacked a segment on Morning Joe, chastising his interviewers for being rude.
After several minutes of giggles, quips at Brand’s expense and, eventually, calling him by the wrong name, Brand appears to tire of the shenanigans and takes the interview into his own hands.
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“Is this what you all do for a living?” he asks co-host Mika Brzezinski and panelists Katty Kay and Brian Shactman. “You convey news to the people of America? People of America, we’re gonna to be OK. Everything’s alright. These are your trusted anchors.”
Looking on sheepishly, the hosts watch as Brand hijacks their segment and begins delivering news to the camera himself. But in typical Brand fashion, he also takes the opportunity to call Brzezinski a “shaft grasper,” drawing attention to the water bottle she holds in her hands.
“You need to lose that ring, Mika, cause it don’t mean nothing to ya,” he exclaims.
Watch the full segment below:
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