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Russell Brand, who went to Japan to see wife Katy Perry perform, got kicked out of the country because of longstanding legal problems, Perry tweeted.

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She broke the news via Twitter: "So ... my husband just got deported from Japan. I am so. sad. I brought him all this way to show him my favorite place #tokyodreamscrushed." She followed up by blaming the deportation on "priors from over 10 years ago," though she did not specify beyond that.

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Brand — who's publicly talked about drug offenses — posted a series of humorous tweets in response to the weekend deportation, including a picture of himself in custody, and: "Stockholm syndrome kicking in. Just asked my guard out for (vegetarian) sushi. He giggled."