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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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Steve Carell To Leave Office?

29th April 2010

Steve Carell is set to leave 'The Office'.The actor - who plays Michael Scott, the overbearing boss of a paper mill, in the US version of the comedy show originally written by Ricky Gervais -...

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Ricky Gervais Returns To Globes

29th April 2010

Ricky Gervais is returning to host the Golden Globe Award in 2011. The British comedian will present the prestigious ceremony, which recognises the best in TV and film, for the second time next year -...

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Gervais Invited Back To Host The Golden Globes

28th April 2010

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is to return as the host of the Golden Globe Awards in 2011.Despite reports suggesting The Office creator had upset Globes organisers with some ill-advised gags about Paul MCCartney's divorce and...

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Stressful Star Ricky Gervais

25th April 2010

Ricky Gervais is "stressful" to work with.The British funnyman's writing partner Stephen Marchant admits that every time they begin work on a new venture, he insists they will never collaborate again because it is just...

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Gervais Planning Dwarf Sitcom

22nd April 2010

RICKY GERVAIS is teaming up with his EXTRAS co-star WARWICK DAVIS for a new sitcom about the everyday life of a dwarf.The BBC has commissioned The Office funnyman to write and oversee a pilot episode...

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Ricky Gervais' Fame Boosted Relationship

21st April 2010

Ricky Gervais says achieving worldwide fame has made his relationship stronger.The funnyman became a huge star in 2001 at the age of 40 when he played the role of David Brent in UK TV show...

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The Things They Say 16183

20th April 2010

"I might have to get myself a fat suit. I can't play the little funny fat guy any more." British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS on his shrinking waistline.

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The Things They Say 16149

16th April 2010

"I relish the fact that probably more people hate me and The Office and everything I do and everything I stand for than love me. And I wouldn't have it any other way, because that...

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Fishy Writer Ricky Gervais

15th April 2010

Ricky Gervais uses a 'salmon test' to judge his work. The 'Office' star, director and writer learned his most important lesson about editing from an advert he saw for John West canned fish when he...

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Gervais Turned Down 'Disgusting' $1.5 Million Comedy Gig

14th April 2010

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS once turned down a $1.5 million (£1 million) pay cheque to perform a stand-up gig at a Hong Kong bank - branding the lucrative offer "disgusting".The actor was asked to fly...

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Gervais Vowed To Slim After Sausage Binge

14th April 2010

British comic RICKY GERVAIS vowed to embark on a healthy diet after he made himself ill by devouring 12 sausages in one sitting.The Office star has taken up a gruelling fitness regime in recent months,...

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Ricky Gervais' Sausage Feast

14th April 2010

Ricky Gervais went on a sausage binge before starting his diet. The comic actor has recently shed 14lbs but says he wanted to indulge himself before he limited his daily calorie intake.The 48-year-old star said:...

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Humour Lover Stephen Merchant

13th April 2010

Stephen Merchant doesn't want to make comedy movies. The Emmy Award winning writer - whose new film 'Cemetery Junction' stars long-time collaborator Ricky Gervais - admits he is keen to make movies that contain humour,...

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Ricky Gervais Makes British Rebel Film

10th April 2010

Ricky Gervais wants 'Cemetery Junction' to be a "British 'Rebel Without A Cause'".The 'Invention of Lying' actor and comedy writer has tried to capture the essence of a number of classic movies in his latest...

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Gervais Rants Over Hoskins Quote

6th April 2010

Funnyman RICKY GERVAIS was left fuming after reading his recent interview with British men's magazine GQ - because the article opened with a wrongly attributed quote from BOB HOSKINS.The Office creator spent an hour being...

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Gervais Slams Weight Critics

4th April 2010

British comic RICKY GERVAIS has slammed suggestions he's embarked on a strict diet to help him land more movie roles - insisting he has lost weight for health reasons, not for Hollywood.The Office star has...

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Gervais: 'Oliver's U.s. Show Will Fail'

1st April 2010

RICKY GERVAIS is convinced celebrity chef JAMIE OLIVER's new U.S. TV show about healthy eating is doomed to fail - because Americans enjoy eating foods that make them fat.Oliver has campaigned for years against obesity...

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Ricky Gervais' Fat Blast

1st April 2010

Ricky Gervais believes "fat people" are like heroin addicts.The British comic has no sympathy for overweight people because it is their "own fault" they've put on weight and they need to be weaned off calorific...

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