Jennifer Lopez Threatened To Kill Ricky Gervais At Golden Globes
Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais got in a joke about Jennifer Lopez's flashy spending habits on stage, but it may have been much worse -- if J.Lo hadn't threatened his life.
Speaking to Access Hollywood about Gervais' bruising and controversial evening hosting the Globes, Lopez said that Gervais was gutsy -- but she was more so.
"He's very gutsy, it takes a lot of guts to get up there and make the comments he made and go for that type of comedy," she said. "I'm sure in his mind it was all in good fun. But in the room, being in the room it was like, eek... Then, when I go backstage to present, I'm backstage with Alec [Baldwin], we're about to walk out, and Ricky shows up. I say, 'Listen! I will kill you, you understand, I am from New York, my husband fights, we both fight, we will beat you up after the show... with a couple of bleep bleeps in there."
Gervais assured Lopez that she'd like the joke, and in the end, she didn't mind his joke, or being made fun of in general.
Overall, she thinks he did an alright job, but perhaps went a little bit below the belt. Not that Gervais cares -- he's not returning to host next year, anyway.