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Russell Brand and Six Other Celebrities Who Have Been Deported

Russell Brand just wanted to see his wife Kate Perry perform in Japan. Unfortunately for the funnyman, Japanese authorities weren't amused by his criminal record, and on Sunday the 35-year-old was deported from the island nation.

Perry took to Twitter to explain what had gone down:

So...my husband just got deported from Japan. I am so. sad. I brought him all this way to show him my favorite place," she tweeted. "It was for priors from over 10 years ago! ...But of COURSE I my Japanese fans & the show #MUSTGOON no matter the daily aftershocks or husband kidnappings!"

Brand is just the latest in a long list of celebrities whose behavior has been deemed so abhorrent that they were banned from an entire nation. Read on to see who else got the big boot.

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Maxed Out – Nuke Crises on Par with Chernobyl

 Japan on Tuesday (April 12th) raised the severity level of the crisis at its crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, ranking it on par with the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. In raising the rating from 5 to 7 -- the highest level on the international scale

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Governor Issues Statement on Japanese Radiation Monitoring

Gov. Chris Gregoire today issued the following statement on ongoing radiological monitoring of milk, precipitation and drinking water.

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On the Look Out for a Dangerous Leak

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-- Authorities in Japan raised the prospect Friday of a likely breach in the all-important containment vessel of the No. 3 reactor at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, a potentially ominous development in the race to prevent a large-scale release of radiation.

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Gregoire on Japan: ‘No Health Risk to Washingtonians’

 

Governor also uges people not to take potassium iodide.

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Rescue Work Continues in Japan As Nuclear Threat Looms
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Hopes New Power Line May Ease Japan Nuclear Crisis

As the United States rushes technology and nuclear expert help to Japan,

the power plant crisis continues.

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Interactive Before/After Japanese Pictures

Here are some pictures that you can interact with to see before and after aerial pictures in parts of Japan after the tsunami. Click Here to see the devastation.

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First Person View of Tsunami in City [VIDEO]

This is what it looked like when the tsunami waves were starting to come down city streets. Starts out pretty harmless but the water levels start rising, carrying cars and eventually start sweeping away buildings

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How You Can Help Victims of Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami

Many of you are wondering how you can help the Japanese people, in the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that has struck the island nation. Here are some organizations involved in the rescue and recovery effort that you can donate to.

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Quake, Tsunami Hit Japan; World Feels Effects

Hundreds have been found or are presumed dead after a massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami tore through Japan's northeast coast. Some are already declaring the 8.9 magnitude quake the largest ever recorded and after-effects are expected to hit the west coast of the US, the Phillippines, Indonesia and other vulnerable spots. The Internet has sped into action, using Twitter to report updates and Google's crisis response page to report missing persons.

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