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Ricky Gervais Pen Pals With David Bowie

26th November 2010

Ricky Gervais is pen pals with David Bowie.The British comedian confessed the pair first bonded after they penned a song together - entitled 'Pug-Nosed Face' - and then began sending emails back and forth.He explained:...

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Robert De Niro Wins Cecile B Demille Award For Lifetime Achievement

10th November 2010

ROBERT DE NIRO, the 67-year-old OSCAR winning actor, will receive the coveted 'Cecil B. Demille Award' for his contribution to the film world, at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 16th 2011. PHILIP...

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Gervais Pranks Due Date Duo

5th November 2010

RICKY GERVAIS showed ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. and ZACH GALIFIANAKIS he is "in charge" of British comedy - by gatecrashing their interview on a U.K. TV show.The pair appeared on morning show Daybreak on Friday (05Nov10)...

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Ricky Gervais Reveals Weight Loss Secrets

5th October 2010

RICKY GERVAIS, the Golden Globe winning comedian and actor, has revealed the secrets behind his recent weight loss which has seen him shed around 20 pounds, reports People Magazine. The 49-year-old star of 'The Office'...

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Gervais Drops The Fat Jokes

5th October 2010

Once-chubby funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has dropped a segment of his stand-up comedy show poking fun at fat people after adopting a healthier lifestyle and shedding more than 20 pounds (nine kilograms).The Office creator is known...

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Comedy Stars Unite For Autism Show

4th October 2010

Comedy stars including CHRIS ROCK, TINA FEY and RICKY GERVAIS came together in New York on Saturday (02Oct10) to perform in aid of an autism charity.Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon and Joel MCHale also...

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Gervais Backs Monkey Campaign

23rd September 2010

RICKY GERVAIS is backing a campaign to stamp out the trade in baby monkeys for laboratory research, branding the practice "shameful" and "disgusting".Officials at the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) are calling...

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Gervais' Royal Request

14th September 2010

RICKY GERVAIS has friends in high places - British royal PRINCE HARRY turned up to his recent stand-up show and asked for an autograph for his grandmother, QUEEN ELIZABETH II.The Office creator performed at London's...

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The Things They Say 17806

30th August 2010

"No drinking at the Emmys. Not even backstage... What do they think is going to happen?... There's no tough guys here. No Russell Crowe - he wouldn't be seen dead here, it's TV. No Christian...

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Ricky Gervais' Elton Movie

28th August 2010

Ricky Gervais based 'Cemetery Junction' around a Sir Elton John song.The British funnyman claims he and co-writer Stephen Marchant agreed to set the movie - about a group of teenagers growing up in Reading, South...

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Fat Relative Ricky Gervais

25th August 2010

Ricky Gervais' family think he is a "little fat t**t".The British funnyman - who has been with girlfriend Jane Fallon since 1982 - insists his loved ones are not impressed by his success and refuse...

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Gervais Battles Boredom On Movie Sets

24th August 2010

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS struggles with downtime while filming movies - because he is so "easily bored".The actor likes to keep busy to distract himself and admits his restless energy often annoys his long-time friend...

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Steve Carell Has Gervais Worries

23rd August 2010

Steve Carell worries Ricky Gervais hates him. The actor - who recently announced he is quitting the American version of Ricky's sitcom 'The Office' - is paranoid his comic contemporary doesn't like him because of...

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Gervais Wants To Take The Office To China

12th August 2010

RICKY GERVAIS is expanding his TV empire - he is working on plans to broadcast a Chinese version of THE OFFICE.The British funnyman has boasted of earning "millions" from the syndication rights to his hit...

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Ricky Gervais Sued For Plagiarism

12th August 2010

Ricky Gervais is being sued for plagiarism over his bestselling children's book 'Flanimals'.The comic star - whose story is currently being made into an $80 million Hollywood film - is being sued by Norwich based...

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Gervais Hit With Plagiarism Lawsuit

12th August 2010

Funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has been accused of stealing the idea for his hit book FLANIMALS in a new legal spat.British writer/artist John Savage claims Gervais' Flanimals, an animated series about imaginary animals, is based on...

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Gervais Blasts Office Rumours

11th August 2010

RICKY GERVAIS has moved to crush ongoing rumours he's planning to replace STEVE CARELL in the U.S. version of THE OFFICE - insisting he already earns "millions" from the show.Speculation continues to mount that the...

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Gervais Mixes With Wild Wolves

11th August 2010

Animal-loving RICKY GERVAIS had a close encounter with a pack of wolves - and made friends with them.The Office creator was given the chance to attend a "wolf walking" trip as a birthday gift from...

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Freeman's Swipe At Gervais

11th August 2010

LOVE ACTUALLY actor MARTIN FREEMAN has taken a sly swipe at his former THE OFFICE co-star RICKY GERVAIS - insisting he is not "supportive" of the British film industry.Funnyman Gervais once famously claimed there have...

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The Things They Say 17556

5th August 2010

"On his 57th birthday, I sent him an email and put something like, 'Happy birthday! Isn't it time you got a proper job?' I signed it 'Ricky Gervais, 42, comedian.' He sent one back saying,...

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The Things They Say 17543

4th August 2010

"It's weird that I can talk about popping up in The Simpsons so casually. When I first got into comedy someone asked me what my ultimate ambition was. I said, 'To get a joke on...

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Gervais & Anderson Thrilled With Bullfighting Ban

29th July 2010

Animal lovers RICKY GERVAIS and PAMELA ANDERSON are thrilled with lawmakers' decision to ban bullfighting in Spain's Catalonia region.The pair, both dedicated champions of animal rights, have long spoken out against the barbaric sport, which...

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Gervais' Dvd Request To U.k. Leader Cameron

20th July 2010

RICKY GERVAIS has jokingly asked the U.K.'s Prime Minister DAVID CAMERON to help promote his new DVD to balance out his massive tax bill.The funnyman has made a fortune through the syndication of his hit...

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Ricky Gervais Had Weight Worries

19th July 2010

Ricky Gervais decided to lose weight because he feared his excess fat could kill him. The British funnyman recently embarked on a health kick and admits he made the choice to shift the flab because...

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Jenna Fischer Marries

5th July 2010

Jenna Fischer has married her partner of two years Lee Kirk.'The Office' star got engaged last summer during a tour of Europe and her co-star Rainn Wilson has revealed the nuptials - which were held...

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Gervais Supports Carell's Office Exit

1st July 2010

RICKY GERVAIS refused to talk STEVE CARELL out of leaving the U.S. version of THE OFFICE - despite his departure scuppering lucrative syndication deals.Carell has played embarrassing boss Michael Scott on the series since 2005,...

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Gervais Lands Role In Curb Your Enthusiasm

14th June 2010

RICKY GERVAIS is returning to TV after landing a role alongside his comedy idol LARRY DAVID in the next season of CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM.The pair will shoot the eighth season of the hit show this...

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Gervais Backs Bullfight Ban

3rd June 2010

Animal lover RICKY GERVAIS has added his voice to a campaign to outlaw bullfighting in Spain.The funnyman, who is a dedicated champion of animal rights, is urging his fans to sign a petition supporting a...

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Chris Rock Jealous Of Gervais

29th May 2010

Chris Rock is jealous of Ricky Gervais.The comedian-and-actor - who was voted as the fifth greatest stand-up act of all time by Comedy Central - has admitted he gets envious of 'The Office' star's talents....

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Gervais Clears Up Boyle Joke Confusion

25th May 2010

RICKY GERVAIS has moved swiftly to quash criticism of a controversial joke about SUSAN BOYLE in his stand-up comedy show.The Office creator sparked fury after using the word "mong" - a British saying often used...

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