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Ricky Gervais to Host Golden Globes 2012

Ricky Gervais to Host Golden Globes 2012

Ricky Gervais will return to host the 2012 Golden Globe Awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced.

“Just told Billy Crystal he’d better not use any of my holocaust or pedophile material at The Oscars. He agreed (true),” the 50-year-old English comedian jokingly wrote on his Twitter page about the 2012 Oscars host.

Next year’s Golden Globes ceremony, which will be held January 15 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, marks Ricky‘s third time as host – a year after he caused some controversy with his jokes during the 2011 telecast.

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19 Responses to “Ricky Gervais to Host Golden Globes 2012”

  1. 1
    Britney Warren Says:

    I’d like to see him even more outrageously insulting tirades from Ricky Gervais about everyone in Hollywood.
    It will be his 3rd time hosting the event and I would like to see him co-hosting this time with another comedian to bounce off each other and make it more interesting.
    It could also be him passing the baton to a younger comedian and set up a new comedian host who can return and who is a Ricky Gervais level player.

  2. 2
    marie Says:

    HELL TO THE YEA!!!!!!!!!!!!! So EXCITED NOW :))))

  3. 3
    Lola Says:

    This is fantastic news. Hollywood needs to get over its political correctness already.

  4. 4
    Emma f Says:

    I am thrilled it was brilliant this year !!! Roll on 2012…. I just love him ….

  5. 5
    Jay Says:

    This is the best news ever. Ricky is the only person with big enough balls to stick it to the Hollywood A list and hit them where it hurts….plus this s**t is supposed to be funny! Thats what award shows are about…its not going to be funny if the host just remarks on how beautiful and talented everyone is. Can’t wait for this, hope he goes all out!

  6. 6
    Put your paws down B!itch Says:

    Best news i have heard all day Rickey is awesome and tells hollywood straight up how it is

  7. 7
    Put your paws down B!itch Says:

    Best news i have heard all day yeshhh hope he tears into them viciously give them a dose of reality

  8. 8
    A Says:

    Interesting how people seem to enjoy others being put down.
    I enjoy comedy that is smart, that doesn’t rely on peddo jokes to be funny or “shock” people.
    Ricky can be funny but he is not clever, he can’t make up things on the spot (See Princess Diana concert if you want to cringe at his performance).
    People seem to enjoy “mean jokes” now a days, kind of sad because it’s such an easy and cheap way to tell jokes.

  9. 9
    Dave Says:

    @A:

    If I was earning $5-10m per movie I would gladly take a few insults for a couple of hours.

  10. 10
    camillus Says:

    he’s a douche bag and unfunny

  11. 11
    mkhay Says:

    so them bitching about him was just fake?
    TYPICAL.

    Gervais is awesome, his insults are always classy. lol

  12. 12
    BEAN Says:

    Love it!

  13. 13
    commonsense Says:

    Yes!

  14. 14
    Celia Says:

    OMG!!!!!!! Yes!!!! Hopefully they won’t try to censor him too much.

  15. 15
    Sean Says:

    It’d be funny as hell if non of the A list decide not to show up now

  16. 16
    ITBOY Says:

    YES YES YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

  17. 17
    helena Says:

    YEEEESSSSSS!!!! I was hoping he would host it!!

  18. 18
    Deedz Says:

    This is the best news I’ve heard all morning.

  19. 19
    Dee Says:

    I’ll be watching for sure. I hope he jabs Tom Cruise and knocks that fake smile off his face, his smile is so forced, sooo obvious !!

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