After three straight years of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosting, the Golden Globes invited previous three-time host Ricky Gervais (2010-2012) to return for the 2016 awards show. Said Gervais back on January 1, “Because I can see the future, I’d like to apologise [sic] now for the things I said at next week’s Golden Globes. I was drunk & didn’t give a f---.” So, did Gervais wind up having anything to apologize for this year? If you missed it, you can watch his 2016 Golden Globes monologue above and decide for yourself.
The 2016 Golden Globes winners will be announced during the ceremony hosted by Ricky Gervais on Sunday, January 10 at 5 p.m. PST/8 p.m. EST on NBC.
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If there's one thing you need to remember about comedians, it's that despite the chuckles, belly laughs, and guffaws that they can inspire in other people, they tend to be kind of grumpy on their own. Just look at Ricky Gervais! He's been nominated for yet another Emmy (he's already won two), but all the guy can think about is the thank you that's owed to him from yet another comedian, who just so happens to also be an Emmy nominee.
Ricky Gervais certainly shook things up as host of last year's Golden Globes, taking unapologetic comedic swipes at stars and the entertainment industry. But at this year's ceremony, Gervais took his insult comedy even further, and the audience was not amused. The celebrity targets balked at his humor and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, organizers of the Globes, are hinting that the Brit