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GERVAIS PLANNING A (VIRTUAL) RETURN TO GOLDEN GLOBES

October 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Ricky Gervais may host next year’s Golden Globes Awards after all. Unofficially, that is. Writing in the Wall Street Journal’s “Speakeasy” blog, Gervais said that he is working with an unnamed “Californian” technology company so that people can listen to his unedited comments about the awards while they’re watching them. “This is not to steal […]

GERVAIS HINTS HE MAY BE BACK AS GOLDEN GLOBES HOST

February 2, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

It’s hard to tell whether Ricky Gervais was serious — is he ever serious? — when he said on his “Golden Globes Diary” website this week that he had been invited back to host the Golden Globes Awards for a third time by the show’s organizers. “I don’t think I should,” he said. “I don’t […]

GERVAIS: “I DON’T CARE WHAT PEOPLE THINK OF ME”

January 20, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Ricky Gervais insists that he is not concerned about the negative reaction from members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association to his stinging jokes during Sunday night’s Golden Globe presentations. In remarks taped for airing on CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight, Gervais says, “It’s not my job to worry about what people think of me, that’s […]

GERVAIS: WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?

January 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Ricky Gervais on Tuesday responded to the criticism leveled against him by Philip Berk, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Following Gervais’s performance on Sunday as host of the HFPA’s Golden Globes, in which he managed to insult half of Hollywood, including the HFPA and Berk personally (“I just had to help him off […]

GERVAIS: “EVERYONE TOOK IT WELL”

January 18, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Ricky Gervais maintained Monday that his one-hour absence from the Golden Globes podium during Sunday’s telecast had been planned. Responding to speculation that he might have been threatened with dismissal by producers of the show if he didn’t tone down his remarks, Gervais said, “I did every single introduction I was meant to. There just […]

GERVAIS BITES HAND THAT PAYS HIM

January 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In a monologue that would have made veteran comic Don Rickles’s onstage insults appear like friendly pokes by comparison, Ricky Gervais opened Sunday night’s Golden Globes presentations with remarks that left as many celebrities in his audience wincing as laughing. Unlike Rickles’s targets, who often laughed at the insults he fired in their direction, some […]

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