Actor and comedian Ricky Gervais has made it very clear about whether he has any interest in hosting the Golden Globes again: it’s a no.
Ricky Gervais took to Twitter to proclaim he will not host the Golden Globes again.
“F— that,” he wrote in a tweet alongside a video from the 2020 ceremony in which he hosted, responding to a viral tweet asking whether he would ever host again. “Retweet if you wish [Gervais] would host the Golden Globes again in 2023,” the now-viral tweet said.
“The Office” creator ended his response with a laughing emoji.
Ricky Gervais has hosted the Golden Globes five times so far.
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Back in January, the comedian opened up about what it would take for him to host the Academy Awards.
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“They’d never let me do what I wanted,” he told “Today” at the time. “I’d get canceled halfway through. I mean that’s why the Globes got me. They said I could write my own jokes and say what I wanted, no rehearsals.”
In 2020, during a controversial opening, Ricky Gervais blasted the Hollywood elite and big tech.
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In 2020, while hosting the Globes, Gervais opened up the ceremony with a controversial speech that bashed both the Hollywood elite and big tech companies such as Amazon and Apple.
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Nominations for the 2023 Golden Globes are slated to be announced on Dec. 12, and the award show will take place on Jan. 10, 2023.