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Russell Brand injures foot

Russell Brand is hobbling around without shoes after injuring his foot while kickboxing.

The Get Him to the Greek star has been taking kickboxing lessons in order to get fit and he admits the rough nature of the sport has taken its toll.

He tells WENN, "What happened was this foot here has become hurt from what I can only describe as kicky boxing. I call it kicky boxing. Kickboxing sounds so aggressive. I've been doing, like, kickboxing.

"It's not like I kicked someone so hard, a bit of my foot fell off. It's that there was abrasiveness caused by the (foot) pad. It's essentially a rug burn. So I thought, 'Don't wear shoes for a while.' I mean, shoes are, in themselves, an oddity and addition."