David Cameron labels Russell Brand 'a joke' after comedian's meeting with Ed Miliband: 'I haven't the time'

Video: Cameron says he 'hasn't got time to hang about with Brand'

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David Cameron has called Russell Brand "a joke" after his opposite number, Labour leader Ed Miliband, was spotted visiting the outspoken comedian's home.

A spokesperson from the Labour party said Miliband went to Brand's property, where the comedian runs his satirical YouTube channel The Trews, to record an interview.

However, many speculated that Brand may endorse the Labour party at the 11th hour, despite having previously told people not to engage in the voting process.

Responding to the news, the Prime Minister said, "Politics and life and elections and jobs and the economy, it’s not a joke; Russell Brand’s a joke...This is not funny. I haven't got time to hang about with Russell Brand."

He added, "Don't listen to Russell Brand, get out there with your stubby pencil!"

People on Twitter were quick to either agree with the Prime Minister's stance on the controversial Brand, or to mock the Conservative leader's ties to another well known media personalities:

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