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Ricky Gervais Fights Back After Joking About Nude Photo Hacking Scandal

Controversial British comedian Ricky Gervais found himself under attack on Monday (01Sep14) after cracking a joke about the headline-grabbing celebrity nude photo leak on Twitter.com.The privacy of actresses including Jennifer Lawrence and Mary Elizabeth Winstead...

David Brent Movie Is Almost A Musical, Says Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais says the new David Brent movie is ''almost a musical''.The comedian has given fans of the TV character a preview of what they can expect from the much-hyped film, revealing that it'll take...

Despite Emmy Snub, The Future Is Bright For Netflix (Starting With Gervais Ad)

Netflix probably didn't have any deserved winners of major Emmy awards on Monday night (August 25, 2014). 'House of Cards' - which is fast becoming pure, unadulterated fun more than anything else - was never...

Ricky Gervais: Robin Williams Was A Lovely Man

Ricky Gervais has paid tribute to the late Robin Williams, describing the comic as ''one of the loveliest men'' he's ever met.The 53-year-old star was saddened by the news of Robin's suicide on Monday (11.08.14)...

Ricky Gervais Recalls Failed Music Career To Write Life On The Road

Ricky Gervais is using his own failed music career to inspire his latest film 'Life on the Road'.The much-anticipated flick will follow the musical exploits of David Brent - the focal point of Gervais' most...

Ricky Gervais Backs Elephants March

British comedian Ricky Gervais is supporting a worldwide demonstration to save endangered species from extinction.The Global March for Elephants and Rhinos is due to take place on 4 October (14) to publicise calls for an...

Ricky Gervais Scores Bbc Films Deal For David Brent Mockumentary

British comedian Ricky Gervais will revisit his famous The Office character David Brent for a new film spoof.The funnyman, the star and co-creator of the original The Office Tv series, reprised his role as the...

The David Brent Movie - Life On The Road - Is Set To Go Into Production In 2015

Ricky Gervais is taking his most famous comedy creation to the big screen. David Brent: The Movie, or Life on the Road as it’s actually called, will is currently being developed with BBC Films and...

Ricky Gervais Has No Plans To Get Married

Ricky Gervais insists there's ''no point'' in getting married.The 53-year-old comedian has been with his girlfriend Jane Fallon for more than 30 years but they have no intention of tying the knot because they don't...

Steve Carell To Produce Brooklyn Family Robinson

Steve Carell is to produce and appear in new Disney film 'Brooklyn Family Robinson'.The comedian, who is best known for his starring roles in 'Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy' and comedy series 'The Office',...

Ricky Gervais Fronts Animal Trade Campaign

Funnyman Ricky Gervais is fronting a campaign to stop the illegal trade of wildlife products in his native U.K.The Office creator is urging the British public to hand over souvenirs made from fur, ivory and...

Ricky Gervais Joins Campaign To End Animal Lab Secrecy

Funnyman Ricky Gervais has thrown his weight behind a campaign to end the secrecy surrounding animal testing laboratories in the U.K.Members of pressure group the National Anti-Vivisection Society (Navs) are calling for an end to...

Ricky Gervais: 'I Feel Sorry For Justin Bieber'

British funnyman Ricky Gervais has expressed his sympathy for Justin Bieber in the aftermath of his racism scandal, insisting the troubled pop star is a victim of childhood stardom.Bieber, 20, who shot to fame as...

Ricky Gervais Backing British Care Home Crusade

Funnyman Ricky Gervais is supporting a new campaign to protect elderly and vulnerable patients in Britain's care homes.The Office creator was inspired to pen his comedy Derek, which focuses on a helper in a nursing...

Stars Pay Tribute To Tragic Teenager

Simon Pegg, Ricky Gervais and Barry Manilow have joined British Prime Minister David Cameron in mourning the death of a brave teenager who lost a battle with cancer after raising millions for charity.Brit Stephen Sutton,...

Ricky Gervais Documents Drunken Night With Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe and comedian Ricky Gervais gave their Twitter.com followers a play-by-play rundown of their booze-fuelled night out together on Sunday (11May14).The actors were visiting Newcastle, England and decided to make the most of their...

Ricky Gervais Fans Think His Twitter Is Fake

Ricky Gervais says his fans think his Twitter account is fake.'The Office' star claims the majority of his 6 million followers don't believe he posts his own tweets, and admits he will often trick ''naysayers''...

Ricky Gervais Glad Piers Morgan's Gun Row Overshadowed Golden Globes Gags

Ricky Gervais was delighted when British journalist Piers Morgan caused a storm over gun control laws in the U.S. because it took attention away from his Golden Globes controversy.The Office creator risked outraging American Tv...

Ricky Gervais's 'Derek' Divides Critics (Again) After Season 2 Premiere

Ricky Gervais reintroduced care worker Derek Noakes on Wednesday night (April 23) for a second season of his latest comedy. The show was heavily criticised during season one, with some indignation focusing on Gervais' apparent...

Ricky Gervais Considering Uncharted Territory: A Third Series Of 'Derek'

Ricky Gervais isn’t a third series kind of guy. ‘The Office’ wrapped up in two seasons followed by a 2-part Christmas special. ‘Extras’ was much the same. ‘Derek’, though, Gervais’ less critically acclaimed but equally...

Ricky Gervais On David Brent Comeback, And How 'Derek' Is Different

Ricky Gervais is not only currently gearing up for the return of his lovable retirement home worker in sitcom Derek, but is also looking forward to bringing back his legendary character, David Brent, from The...

Ricky Gervais Is "Hooked" On David Brent Again - Former Paper Merchant To Return

A return for David Brent has been mooted ever since the character was wheeled out for this Comic Relief song. Now, Brent’s creator, Ricky Gervais, says he’s “hooked” on the comedy hit once more, and...

Netflix Want David Brent And The Office Back On Tv - Should Ricky Gervais Do It?

The Office was one of The BBC’s greatest critical successes, thrusting the show’s creator, Ricky Gervias, onto worldwide notoriety. David Brent’s mannerisms and sound-bytes have reached icon status.Are we going to be more than learning...

Ricky Gervais Posed For Photo At Urinal

Ricky Gervais was once left stunned when an over-zealous fan snapped a 'selfie'-style photograph of the funnyman as he stood at a urinal in a restroom.The Office creator went for a toilet break while attending...

Ricky Gervais Doesn't Want Kids

Ricky Gervais doesn't want to have children.'The Office' funnyman has recently written his will and bequeathed his entire fortune to his girlfriend Jane Fallon, who he has been with for 30 years, because the pair...

Salma Hayek To Star In Seth Rogen's Sausage Party

Salma Hayek will lend her voice to 'Sausage Party'.The Oscar-nominated actress will play Teresa the Taco in the story which follows the titular sausage and his friends who fall out of a shopping cart as...

Ricky Gervais Eyes Glastonbury Debut

Funnyman Ricky Gervais is set to make his debut at Britain's iconic Glastonbury festival after organisers offered him a spot on the bill with his spoof band Foregone Conclusion.Gervais thrilled fans last year (13) when...

Stars Pay Tribute To David Letterman

Stars have paid tribute to retiring TV host David Letterman.Celebrities including Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ricky Gervais and Jimmy Kimmel took to Twitter last night (03.04.14) following the veteran chat show host's announcement that he...

Miley Cyrus Wins Best Celebrity Dance Title

Miley and Billy Ray Cyrus have topped a list of the best celebrity dances.The 'Wrecking Ball' star and her 'Achy Breaky Heart' singing father have both reached the top ten of a list of the...

Ricky Gervais Challenges Critics Of New Marriage Ruling Online

British funnyman Ricky Gervais ended up in a heated debate online this weekend (29-30Mar14) after voicing his support for same-sex marriage.Gay marriage officially became legal in the U.K. on Saturday (29Mar14) and Gervais used his...

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