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Ricky Gervais: Donald Trump Is More David Brent Than JFK

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 10.23.2016 | Entertainment

Ricky Gervais just can’t take Donald Trump’s presidential campaign seriously. The British comedian said the brash businessman’s bid for the Whit...

Celebrities Stun in their Treatment of Animals

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2016 | Entertainment
Adam M. Roberts

It's a good thing my 11-year-old, animal-loving, vegan daughter, Mia, despises Justin Bieber--otherwise, the dinner table would be much more contentio...

Ricky Gervais Is a Nice Guy

Robert Peterpaul | Posted 05.02.2016 | Entertainment
Robert Peterpaul

Ricky Gervais isn't fooling me. Whether you know the British entertainer for creating the widely popular series The Office or for crudely calling out...

WATCH LIVE: Raúl Castillo Talks Starring Alongside Ricky Gervais In New Comedy

HuffPost | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.21.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Raúl Castillo chats with Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani about his role in Ricky Gervais' upcoming comedy, "Special Correspondents."...

HBO Golden Globes Party Dazzled

Philip David Morton | Posted 01.16.2016 | Entertainment
Philip David Morton

Once again the premium ticket after the Golden Globes award show was the HBO after party, where reportedly 1200 stars, artists, producers and executives mingled and touted the evenings results.

Caitlyn Jenner Responds To Ricky Gervais' Golden Globes Jokes

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.15.2016 | Entertainment

Caitlyn Jenner took the high road while responding to the transphobic jokes Ricky Gervais made about her during Sunday night's Golden Globes. Jenner j...

Ricky Gervais Doesn't Care If You Thought His Jokes Were Transphobic

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 01.13.2016 | Entertainment

Ricky Gervais made a joke about Caitlyn Jenner minutes into Sunday's 73rd annual Golden Globes telecast. Next, he took aim at Jeffrey Tambor, who was ...

The Trans Comedic Punch Line Jumps the Shark

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

Overall, I sense that the concept of joking about trans persons is coming to end as the jokes themselves are more nuanced and much less hostile. As people get to know more of us, we'll no longer be one of the easier targets, and the jokes will fade away.

The 2016 Golden Globes: Ricky Gervais Sags, While Leonardo DiCaprio Soars

Michael Russnow | Posted 01.11.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

A kinder, gentler and mostly out of sight Ricky Gervais held forth at this year's Golden Globe Awards on NBC with a bunch of surprise winners along with the expectations of lots of pundits. It moved relatively swiftly, especially towards the end when it ran overtime, but as entertainment it was mostly so-so.

Ricky Gervais Asks Mel Gibson A Really NSFW Question At The Golden Globes

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.11.2016 | Entertainment

Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais managed to get in some of his best jokes of the night calling out actor Mel Gibson. After making transphobic comment...

Ricky Gervais Blasts Ben Affleck Over Cheating Rumors At Golden Globes

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 01.10.2016 | Entertainment

For Ricky Gervais' sake, let's all hope Jennifer Garner was too busy to watch the Golden Globes Sunday night, because Sydney Bristow kicks ass and tak...

Here Are Ricky Gervais' Best Jokes From The 2016 Golden Globes

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.10.2016 | Entertainment

He's baaaccckk! After a three-year hiatus, Ricky Gervais and his controversial jokes returned at the 2016 Golden Globes. You'd think past quips about ...

Ricky Gervais Offends With Transphobic Caitlyn Jenner Jokes At The Golden Globes

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.10.2016 | Entertainment

'Twas the night of the Golden Globes, and all through the auditorium, celebrities were trembling in their seats, anxiously wondering if host Ricky Ger...

Predictions for the 2016 Golden Globes on NBC

Carey Beth Elder | Posted 01.07.2016 | Entertainment
Carey Beth Elder

The Golden Globes are back, and Ricky Gervais is the host again, making it his fourth time to host. He's been known to drink throughout the show and roast A-listers in the audience. We expect no shortage of cringe-worthy moments.

32 Life Lessons I Learned by Age 32

Susie Moore | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

I've never followed a conventional path and that's probably my favorite thing about my life so far. I've done most things on my terms and believed early on in setting my own agenda -- even if that means making really difficult decisions.

Ricky Gervais Saves Hundreds Of Emaciated Dogs With His Tweet

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.17.2015 | Green

While some of the rich and famous use Twitter to promote their latest fashion accessories, comedian and animal lover Ricky Gervais frequently lends hi...

The Young Guns on Touring, Thailand and Beer with Ricky Gervais

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 06.29.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Meet the Young Guns, an English rock band whose sound has been described as "the Killers meets The Academy Is..." With a history that includes a no. ...

Ricky Gervais Takes A Shot At Giraffe Hunters

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 04.15.2015 | Green

British comedian and animal welfare crusader Ricky Gervais is standing up for giraffes on Twitter by publicly shaming people who hunt them. Gervai...

Ricky Gervais And Jimmy Fallon Match Kids' Funny Faces

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.04.2015 | Comedy

First things first, you can forget about Jimmy Fallon imitating celebs like Iggy Azalea because his latest impression is the realest. After challe...

Overlooked and Underappreciated: The Dark Wonders of the British Series Peep Show

Ahmad Khan | Posted 04.12.2015 | Entertainment
Ahmad Khan

Given the show's decade-plus run is coming to an end later this year, and given the borderline offensive mediocrity that makes up most of television these days anyway, it's worth a watch. Though based on a deceivingly simple premise, what makes the show so unique is that it's shot via a first-person perspective.

Jeffrey Tambor Dedicates Best Actor Win To The Transgender Community

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment

Jeffrey Tambor took the honors on Sunday night for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy at the Golden Globes thanks to his work on Amazon's "Transparent....

Ricky Gervais Still Can't Keep It Together

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.10.2014 | Comedy

Ricky Gervais is known to have a little difficulty keeping his composure on "The Tonight Show" in the past. And by that, we mean he just completely lo...

What 'The Comeback' Taught Lisa Kudrow About Sexism

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.05.2014 | Women

Lisa Kudrow is living a dream come true as her hilarious cult hit "The Comeback" returns to HBO after nine years off the air, but in the years since i...

Ricky Gervais Has A Major Beef With Louis C.K.

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.24.2014 | Comedy

Hope you're not vegetarian because it looks like we got some celebrity beef. Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. are both up for the Emmy for Outstanding ...

'Word Sneak' Sends Jimmy Fallon To The Floor

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.03.2014 | Comedy

Warning: You will not be able to keep a straight face. With the second season of his hit show "Derek" recently premiering on Netflix, Ricky Gervai...