Afternoon Links: Russell Brand Gives Homeless Man $600, Dave Chappelle Joins Twitter

● Feeling "a bit bad" about his recent behavior (and maybe also trying to impress his new girlfriend), Russell Brand gave a homeless man on Hollywood Boulevard a quite charitable $600 in cash. According to someone nearby, "Russ told him to spend it wisely and to make sure he says ‘Hello’ if they ever cross paths again." [PageSix]

● Why you hatin’? Spin runs down the who’s, how’s, and why’s of the 30 most hated acts of all time. [Spin]

● Dave Chappelle has joined the Twittering masses. [SplitSider]

● The paparazzi caught Rihanna dropping by Ashton Kutcher’s L.A. home last night for a late-night pow-wow. She then snuck out sometime around 4AM. [MTO]

● Kreayshawn says her full-length, $1-million debut, Somethin Bout Kreay, will be ready for release sometime this summer. [TheFader]

● Sophia Coppola’s new movie, The Bling Ring, supposedly opens with a "knowing quote" from noted Twitter poet Nicole Richie. The future truly is upon us. [IndieWire]

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