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Russell Brand on Mabel:’It made me less narcissistic’

Russell Brand has replaced his penchant for partying with a proficiency for parenting.

The formerly ‘wild’ and unpredictable comedian revealed on Monday that welcoming his new daughter Mabel earlier this year has changed his life ‘Radically.’

‘I just don’t have time to be as narcissistic as I’d like to be now,’ the 41-year-old quipped on Australian program The Project.

Changed man! Former wild child of comedy Russell Brand revealed on The Project Monday that welcoming his new daughter Mabel earlier this year has changed his life ‘Radically’

The UK-based comedian and actor welcomed his first child, Mabel, with girlfriend Laura Gallacher, 28, in November 2016.

Co-host Carrie Bickmore was keen to probe Russell on fatherhood during the interview, asking: ‘How has it changed your life?’

‘Radically,’ he replied, ‘I think it’s impossible to preempt what it will be like to have a baby.’

Welcome Mabel! The UK-based comedian and actor welcomed his first child, Mabel, with girlfriend Laura Gallacher, 28, in November 2016

Welcome Mabel! The UK-based comedian and actor welcomed his first child, Mabel, with girlfriend Laura Gallacher, 28, in November 2016

‘That storm of will, that force – It’s blowing my mind!’

He concluded: ‘It’s changed everything. I just don’t have time to be as narcissistic as I’d like to be now.’

Russell was on the program to promote his fourth book, in which he discussed the battle with addiction that marred most of his 20s. 

'It's blowing my mind!': Responding to co-host Carrie Bickmore, the 41-year-old concluded: 'It's changed everything. I just don't have time to be as narcissistic as I'd like to be now'

‘It’s blowing my mind!’: Responding to co-host Carrie Bickmore, the 41-year-old concluded: ‘It’s changed everything. I just don’t have time to be as narcissistic as I’d like to be now’

On the program, he compared addiction to: ‘A tumultuous, ever restless cosmic force of deranged appetite… first in the form of drugs, then in the form of sex.’

‘In this fourth book I talk about how do you tackle that problem and what is this appetite in the first place?’

The funnyman became a first-time father in 2016, and gave a candid insight into their new family when he appeared as a guest on John Bishop In Conversation on W.

Addiction struggles: Russell was on the program to promote his fourth book, in which he discussed the battle with addiction that marred most of his 20s

Addiction struggles: Russell was on the program to promote his fourth book, in which he discussed the battle with addiction that marred most of his 20s

Appetite: On the program, he compared addiction to: 'A tumultuous, ever restless cosmic force of deranged appetite... first in the form of drugs, then in the form of sex'

Appetite: On the program, he compared addiction to: ‘A tumultuous, ever restless cosmic force of deranged appetite… first in the form of drugs, then in the form of sex’

He told his comedian friend about the moment his daughter Mabel was born.

‘When she was born, I felt something really quite profound. I felt extremely present in that birth, completely overwhelmed by it,’  he said. 

 Loves his daughter: Russell became a first-time father in 2016, and gave a candid insight into their new family when he appeared as a guest on John Bishop In Conversation on W

 Loves his daughter: Russell became a first-time father in 2016, and gave a candid insight into their new family when he appeared as a guest on John Bishop In Conversation on W

'Profound': 'When she was born, I felt something really quite profound. I felt extremely present in that birth, completely overwhelmed by it,' he said

‘Profound’: ‘When she was born, I felt something really quite profound. I felt extremely present in that birth, completely overwhelmed by it,’ he said

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