Russell Brand is planning a romantic reunion with British reality TV star Ferne McCann after it emerged they secretly dated years ago.
The 38-year-old funnyman previously went out with the 23-year-old stunner – who appears on reality show 'The Only Way is Essex', on which she recently split with boyfriend Charlie Sims – before he married Katy Perry and moved to the US, but they are planning to meet up in Los Angeles next month.
6 November 2013
A source said: "They clicked straight away when they met a few years back and went on quite a few dates. “Things only fizzled out when Russell moved to LA and Ferne started to get close to Charlie from the show.”
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Ferne was recently left devastated after splitting form Charlie and has been in tears several times on the show as a result of their break up, but she has found some solace after she started texting Russell again.
The source added to the Sunday Mirror newspaper: "It was after they both found themselves single that they started exchanging messages again.
“Nothing is certain, but they’ll definitely be catching up. Watch this space."
Russell – who split from Katy in December 2011 after 14 months of marriage - was recently romantically linked with magazine editor Jemima Khan, but in late September he told the crowd at his stand-up show in Atlanta, Georgia, he is single.