Russell Brand on Katy Perry: 'I still love her as a human being'
Despite their seemingly sudden divorce, Russell Brand has only the kindest words for his pop-star ex, Katy Perry.
The actor was a guest on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show Thursday, and when asked about the couple's breakup, Brand said that though their marriage didn't work out, he continues to care for and respect her.
"I still love her as a human being," the bawdy comedian, 36, said. "But sometimes when you're in a relationship, I suppose it doesn't work out, does it? But that doesn't mean I regret it or anything.
"I was very happy to be married with her. She's such a beautiful human being and I just have only love and positivity for her," Brand said.
"You can't absolutely make everything the way you want it to be in life," he added. "Sometimes things are just different and then you have to just move with that and try and remain in contact with what is beautiful about yourself and with each other with any situation."
A far cry, it seems, from last week's decision to unfollow Perry on Twitter.
Brand and Perry announced their split in December 2011, after being married a little over a year.
The "Part of Me" singer, 27, meanwhile, seems to have rebounded nicely with Florence + The Machine guitarist Robert Ackroyd, with whom she was spotted packing on the PDA at the Coachella Festival last month.
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