Ricky Gervais Admits He 'Never Understood The Controversy' Around His Golden Globes Jokes & Wants To Roast Donald Trump This Time Around!
The Golden Globes are just around the corner!
After a three year hiatus from hosting the event, it sounds like Ricky Gervais is ready to push the envelope once again!
The British comedian was considered one of the most controversial hosts in the award show's history after roasting its elite guests — but Gervais never understood why people were so shocked by his humor.
Opening up to The Hollywood Reporter, the Derek star reflected on the heat he got from his jokes, saying:
"That stuff I did, I was shocked that people thought that was shocking… I wasn't trying to bring anyone down, I wasn't trying to undermine the moral fabric of America. I was making jokes. I suppose they weren't used to it being a bit of a tease and a bit of a roast."
For the 54-year-old, burning prominent members of The Church of Scientology and making digs at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association President is what made the ceremony more watchable for the audiences at home, continuing: