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Pink & Gervais Commercial Wins Peta Top Ad Prize

An animal rights public service announcement narrated by Pink and Ricky Gervais has won a major advertising prize.The edgy Stolen For Fashion TV commercial, which highlights the pain alligators and rabbits are put through for...

Warren Buffett To Make Office Finale Cameo

Warren Buffett, the American billionaire philanthropist, has signed on to make a cameo appearance on 'The Office' season finale, according to the Hollywood Reporter. 80-year-old Warren Buffett will appear in Thursday's episode of the show...

Stephen Merchant's 'Joy' At Ricky Gervais Hiatus

Writer Stephen Merchant was desperate to break up his comedy partnership with Ricky Gervais because the pair had become like an old married couple.Merchant and Gervais first found fame when they co-wrote The Office, and...

Ricky Gervais Offered Prince Harry Help With Speech

Ricky Gervais contacted Prince Harry ahead of Britain's royal wedding on Friday (29Apr11) to offer his help writing gags for the young royal's best man speech.Harry acted as chief groomsman as his brother Prince William...

Steve Carell's Replacement Rumours Intensify

Steve Carell, the American actor and comedian, has officially left Nbc's hit show 'The Office' having played the hapless manager 'Michael Scott' for seven seasons, reports the Press Association. Steve Carell's character departed during a...

Stephen Merchant Faced Naked Autograph Hunter

Stephen Merchant was once asked for an autograph by a naked man.The 'Hall Pass' actor says people often recognise him and ask for his signature but one of his most unusual experiences was when a...

Ricky Gervais Wouldn't Eat His Vegetables

Ricky Gervais didn't eat vegetables until he was 48.The 'Office' star, now 49, admits he used to live on junk food and refused to eat his greens as he thought they were "boring", even though...

Ricky Gervais Stands Up For Charlie Sheen

British funnyman Ricky Gervais is convinced Charlie Sheen is "being exploited" as he tours his one-man show.Sheen is currently on the road in the U.S. with his My Violent Torpedo Of Truth/Death Is Not An...

Gervais Not Interested In Researching Family Tree

British comedian Ricky Gervais has snubbed numerous offers to research his family tree for hit genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are? - because he's convinced he'll discover a devastating secret about his ancestors.The...

Ricky Gervais: 'I'm Sorry If I Upset Tim Allen At The Golden Globes'

Funnyman Ricky Gervais accepts he may have upset Tim Allen at the Golden Globe Awards with a gag about the actor's standing in Hollywood.The Brit came under fire for his mean-spirited humour at the prizegiving...

Gervais Pleased With Louis C.k.'S Comedy Triumph

Ricky Gervais has congratulated his pal Louis C.K. for beating him to the honour of Best Stand-Up at the inaugural Comedy Awards in the U.S.The funnyman scooped the title at the ceremony in New York...

Kate Winslet To Publish 'Magical Hat' Book

Kate Winslet is set to publish a book titled 'The Golden Hat'.Kate Winslet, the British actress and star of the forthcoming Hbo mini-series 'Mildred Pierce', is set to release a book featuring a collection of...

Kate Winslet Releasing Charity Hat Book

Kate Winslet is releasing a book about a hat.The 'Revolutionary Road' actress asked over two dozen celebrities - including Jude Law, Meryl Streep, Marion Cottillard, Liev Schreiber, Naomi Watts and Ben Stiller - to take...

Chris Moyles And Comedy Dave Break World Record

Chris Moyles and Comedy Dave have broken the Guinness World Record for the longest-ever marathon radio show.The Radio 1 DJ duo - who have raised almost £2 million for Comic Relief with their mammoth challenge...

Oscars Host James Franco Deemed 'Unwatchable'

James Franco has been blasted as an "unwatchable" host of the Oscars.The '127 Hours' star - who presented the show alongside actress Anne Hathaway - has been criticised by industry bible The Hollywood Reporter as...

Ricky Gervais Pens Fake Oscars Script

RICKY GERVAIS has written a script for this Sunday's ACADEMY AWARDS presenters ANNE HATHAWAY and JAMES FRANCO.RICKY GERVAIS, the British comedian who came in for heavy criticism following his hosting of the GOLDEN GLOBES, has...

Ricky Gervais' 80m Fortune

Ricky Gervais is worth $80 million. The 'Office' creator took to his blog to verify reports he is one of the world's most highly-paid comedians, but insisted he gives a lot of his fortune to...

Gervais Jokes About Fortune After His Finances Are Revealed

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS has admitted he's worth a massive $80 million (£53 million) - but insists he "donates" a large chunk of his fortune to tax officials.The British funnyman has amassed huge personal wealth by...

Stars Design Candle Holders For Charity

RICKY GERVAIS, ROBBIE COLTRANE, and singer ELAINE PAIGE are among a host of British stars who have designed their own candle holder for charity.Model Sophie Dahl, funnyman Stephen Fry, veteran actor Bernard Cribbins, and former...

Tim Allen To Star In The Last Days Of Man

TIM ALLEN is set to star in a new comedy pilot for ABC.TIM ALLEN, the American actor and star of 'Home Improvement', has signed on to star in a new comedy pilot tentatively titled 'The...

Tim Allen Returns To Comedy In New Abc Pilot

TIM ALLEN has signed on to star in a new comedy pilot for ABC.TIM ALLEN, the American actor and comedian, is set to star in a new comedy pilot tentatively titled 'The Last Days of...

Jack Black Thrilled To Be Hosting Nickelodeon Awards

JACK BLACK has been announced as the host of the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards on April 2nd 2011.JACK BLACK, the American actor and star of 'Gulliver's Travels', is set to host the Nickelodeon Kids Choice...

Gervais Wants Arnett To Be The Office's New Boss

RICKY GERVAIS is backing ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT star WILL ARNETT to be the new boss on THE OFFICE after STEVE CARELL steps down in May (11).The actor has played embarrassing boss Michael Scott on the American...

Golden Globes Group Sues Former Publicist

Ricky Gervais may have made similar allegations against the Hollywood Foreign Press Association during the Golden Globes ceremony last month with impunity, but the HFPA is not going to take charges of wrongdoing from its...

Gervais Clears Up Globes 2012 Confusion

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has cleared up comments he made claiming he has been asked back to host the next Golden Globes ceremony, insisting he has "no idea" if he will officially receive a request.The...

Gervais Suggests He May Be Back As Golden Globes Host

It's hard to tell whether Ricky Gervais was serious -- is he ever serious? -- when he said on his "Golden Globes Diary" website this week that he had been invited back to host the...

Globes Boss Denies Inviting Gervais Back As Host For 2012

Golden Globes organisers have denied inviting RICKY GERVAIS back to host the 2012 ceremony after he caused controversy with his risque, mean-spirited humour at the prizegiving last month (Jan11).Philip Berk, the president of the Hollywood...

Ricky Gervais Considering Golden Globes Offer

RICKY GERVAIS says he is considering an offer to host the GOLDEN GLOBES for a third time.RICKY GERVAIS, the British comedian and actor, has been "asked to consider" hosting the GOLDEN GLOBES in 2012. The...

Gervais Asked To Return To Host Third Globes

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has been asked to return as host of the Golden Globes next year (12), despite the furore surrounding his acerbic style at last month's (Jan11) prizegiving.The comedic actor sparked outrage during...

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