WATCH: Russell Brand Gets Kicked Out of Fox News Headquarters

For the last several weeks, actor Russell Brand has been filing regular reports on his YouTube channel that target various Fox News segments from hosts like Bill O’Reilly and Sean Hannity. In turn, his commentary has drawn the ire of Hannity along with The Five’s Greg Gutfeld, who denounced him as “commie scum” and a “fashionable fascist.”

Now, Brand has brought his web show “The Trews,” directly to the News Corp. building in New York City, where he showed up with his laptop this week in an attempt to confront the Fox News network head-on. Brand was doing his regular routine against one of O’Reilly’s recent segments when he was approached by building security.

“You can’t film here, this is private property,” he man told Brand, referring to the plaza in front of Fox headquarters. “You want to get arrested?” he asked when the actor initially refused to leave.

Later, Brand went into the lobby and attempted to get upstairs, claiming that he had been booked on Hannity but that the show canceled his appearance. “Tell Sean Hannity I dropped by to chat,” he told a receptionist.

After failing to make his way into the building, Brand said into the camera, “Whether the subject is Islamophobia or it’s just the freedom to be in a lobby, Fox is a difficult organization to work with. Whether it’s canceling booking for the Hannity show or kicking you out of their building, which they claim is owned by Beacon Management, it’s very difficult to have true freedom.”

Mediaite reached out to Fox News and according to Hannity executive producer Porter Berry, Brand was never booked on the show and therefore couldn’t have been canceled.

Watch video below, via YouTube:

Update — 1:40 p.m. ET: Before Brand posted his video on YouTube, Sean Hannity himself reached out to the actor on Twitter to confront him over his visit to Fox News. Hannity denied that Brand was booked on the show, saying that there is “too much serious stuff going on in the world” for him to be a guest:

Brand has not opted to respond to Hannity as of yet on Twitter.

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