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Ricky Gervais: Hosting 2011 Golden Globes!

Ricky Gervais: Hosting 2011 Golden Globes!

Ricky Gervais has signed on to host the 2011 Golden Globe Awards!

The 48-year-old British actor, who also hosted the 2010 ceremony, brought good ratings to NBC last year as host and is hoping for a second round of success with this year’s show!

“I can’t believe they invited me back after awful things I said,” Ricky joked (via Deadline). “Let’s see how far I can go this time.”

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  • Celia

    Awesome! I love Ricky!! His Mel Gibson joke was amazing!


    This is AWESOME. He was effin hilarious last year, it was actually the first time I saw the entire thing from start to finish! Can’t wait!!

  • pkzz

    i will always heart ricky gervais he is effing wonderful

  • mari17
  • Felicity

    I’m glad! He was soooo funny :) Saved the whole ceremony.

  • marie

    Great choice! He did an amazing job last year and the show was actually much more enjoyable because of him. He is really funny and i love the fact that he not afraid to make fun of celebrities right in from of them

  • In The Know

    He is definitely a good writer but his appearance really creeps me out.

    Chubby pasty Brit in a tight black T-shirt……WTF…..No mirrors Rick?

  • violet

    I CANNOT WAIT!! he’s the greatest… and karl pilkington should co-host!

  • Melissa

    He is funny

  • stellartes

    absolutely adorable and funny as hell!

  • California Dreaming

    Love him. Super ecstatic he’s hosting again!

  • Marieme

    Yaaay! He’s all about no fakery or BS! Love Ricky.

  • Alexa

    Thank GOD! He was such a refreshing presence at this year’s Globes.
    Like him, I was worried that they wouldn’t ask him back coz he SLAYED those over-inflated stars.
    So this is very good. Now I can actually look forward to the Globes next year.

  • Jeff

    never expected that lol

  • Lisa D.

    Totally bummed. He was horrible this past year; a drunk insolent jerk.

  • Janet

    His last comment “thank you god for making me an atheist” sucked!! He is a jerk.

  • Justin Evans

    I can not believe the last statement that Ricky Gervais made. ” And thank you to god for making me an atheist. What a moron, I will never see his crap ever again.

  • Mike

    I am glad someone else agrees. I got blasted on another site and I just think it was weak and mean spirited like his “comedy” tonight regardless what all his fawning fans think

  • Tom

    Mean spirited? Gervais nailing a lot of those pretentious Hollywood stars was legendary – it always surprises me how tame US comedy tastes are – I know they’re the closest things you have to royalty…
    You have issues with Ricky making a joke about god, but it’s the same country that’s happy to pay over 2 million an episode to a sex addict druggie (in a show that is NOT FUNNY).

    When was he drunk? Maybe if some of you were so tight assed you’d actually be able to have a laugh from time to time. Ah well…

    America is one messed up place