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Ricky Gervais Reveals David Bowie Hid His Cancer Battle From Everyone

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He kept his sickness a secret.

Ricky Gervais and David Bowie were really good friends even until the rockstar's untimely end.

But as close as they were, the funnyman is now admitting he was totally caught off-guard to learn the late legend had passed away.

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The comedian told BBC's Radio 5 Live that he had no idea the rocker was sick, explaining that they had talked two weeks before the musician lost his battle with cancer:

"[His death] was a total surprise. I was emailing him two weeks before, so he must have known. He kept it from everyone."

In the year leading up to his death, the artist had discussed his diagnosis with very few people, including his producer and band members.

The Office alum applauded the star's decision to keep his sickness a secret, adding:

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Ricky Gervais Explains Sex & Rock 'N' Roll In The Most Awkward Way Possible In The First Trailer For His Office Spinoff Movie — Watch!

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Before Steve Carell took the U.S. by storm portraying Michael Scott in the hit sitcom The Office, Ricky Gervais was the ORIGINAL awkwardly ignorant boss on the U.K. version of the show.

While the series went off the air over a decade ago, Gervais did show up as his character, David Brent, from the original series on the U.S. version.

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Now Ricky has brought the character back for one more awkward road trip with a solo film titled David Brent: Life on the Road!

Ch-ch-check out the HIGHlarious trailer (below) and let us know if you're excited to see the funnyman return to one of his most famous characters!

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Jennifer Garner Breaks Her Silence On Nannygate & Ben Affleck Divorce!

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Whoa! We've been waiting for this!

Jennifer Garner is speaking out for the first time since her highly-publicized split from Ben Affleck after 10 years of marriage in her cover story for next month's Vanity Fair.

As you know, the pair announced their decision to divorce last June and shortly after reports went rampant that Affleck had an affair with the beloved couple's kids' nanny Christine Ouzounian.

Now, Garner is ready to talk — and she's saying the 28-year-old employee had nothing to do with the divorce.

Say what?!

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Miz Garner explained:

"It was a real marriage. It wasn't for the cameras. And it was a huge priority for me to stay in it. And that did not work."

Apparently, there's more to the story:

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Queen Latifah, Jeffrey Tambor, & More Stars Give HIGHlarious & Touching 'I'm An Actor' Monologues To Kick Off The 2016 SAG Awards!

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The SAG Awards have commenced!

Unlike other shows, the Screen Actors Guild doesn't need no fancy musical numbers or celebrity roast to kick off their show (sorry, Ricky Gervais!).

But what better way to kick off the night of actors honoring their peers with some "I'm an actor" introductions?

The intimate opening panned through the crowd of celebs, who each turned to the camera to introduce themselves to the audience!

Jeffery Tambor quipped about playing Maura Pfefferman in Transparent, and The Big Bang Theory's Kunal Nayyar talked about his first acting role — playing a terrorist!

Check out the opening (above) to hear introductions from Anna Chlumsky, Rami Malek, and Queen Latifah!

And check out the ongoing winners list HERE!

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