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Ricky Gervais Had Weight Worries

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...

Jenna Fischer Marries

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...

Gervais Supports Carell's Office Exit

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,...

Gervais Lands Role In Curb Your Enthusiasm

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...

Gervais Backs Bullfight Ban

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...

Chris Rock Jealous Of Gervais

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....

Gervais Clears Up Boyle Joke Confusion

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...

Steve Carell To Leave Office?

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 -...

Ricky Gervais Returns To Globes

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 -...

Gervais Invited Back To Host The Golden Globes

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...

Stressful Star Ricky Gervais

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...

Gervais Planning Dwarf Sitcom

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...

Ricky Gervais' Fame Boosted Relationship

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...

Fishy Writer Ricky Gervais

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...

Gervais Turned Down 'Disgusting' $1.5 Million Comedy Gig

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...

Gervais Vowed To Slim After Sausage Binge

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,...

Ricky Gervais' Sausage Feast

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:...

Humour Lover Stephen Merchant

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,...

Ricky Gervais Makes British Rebel Film

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...

Gervais Rants Over Hoskins Quote

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...

Gervais Slams Weight Critics

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...

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

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...

Ricky Gervais' Fat Blast

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...

Seinfeld's New Show -- Even The Stars Are Confused

The Jerry Seinfeld-produced The Marriage Ref lost nearly two million viewers from its Thursday-night premiere a week ago, dropping to 6.04 million viewers. Nevertheless, that was an improvement over Jay Leno's numbers in the same...

Ricky Gervais' Animal Legacy

Ricky Gervais plans to leave all his assets to animals.The comedian insists that people should work hard for their money and he wouldn't want to make anyone's life easier by bequeathing them his cash, so...

Gervais Helps Chile Survivor Laugh Through Disaster

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS was stunned to receive an email from a survivor of the recent Chilean earthquake who credited the comic's work with helping him through the disaster.A tremor hit the South American country...

Madonna Gives Marriage Advice

Madonna was furious when her relationship advice was ignored on a TV show.The twice-divorced singer - who is currently dating Brazilian model Jesus Luz - was one of the celebrity panellists on new show 'The...

Kesha Wants To See Mayer Manhood

Kesha asked John Mayer to show her his manhood on twitter.The pop beauty and the musician have been flirting on the micro-blogging site and it seems Kesha is wasting no time in getting to know...

Stephen Merchant's Schwarzenegger Fascination

Stephen Merchant couldn't take his eyes off Arnold Schwarzenegger's "massive" head. The comic actor - who co-wrote 'The Office' and 'Extras' with Ricky Gervais - admitted he couldn't take his eyes off the actor-turned-politician at...

Kesha Has Kasabian Crush

Kesha wants a British boyfriend.The American singer - who is currently on a promotional tour of Europe - has set her sights on finding love on her travels and has already developed a crush on...

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