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Gervais Hits Back At Derek Critics

Ricky Gervais has defended his new TV show Derek over concerns the sitcom mocks those with learning difficulties.The British funnyman plays the title role in the series, which is billed as the story of "a...

Ricky Gervais In New Controversy Over Disabled Character?

Ricky Gervais appears to be fuelling the debate over referencing the disabled in his comedy. The creator of David Brent caused outage in 2011 after using the word "mong" on Twitter, and his new show...

Ricky Gervais Fears For U.k.'S Elderly

Ricky Gervais has slammed the treatment of old folk in his native U.K., insisting the country needs to pull together to help its ageing population.The Office creator stars as a worker in a residential care...

Ricky Gervais: No One Cares About Old People

Ricky Gervais thinks people don't care enough about the elderly.The 50-year-old comedian - whose new show 'Derek' is set in an old people's home - believes people in his native Britain don't have enough time...

Ricky Gervais Steps Up Animal Rights Crusade

Kind-hearted Ricky Gervais has stepped up his quest to ban cosmetic testing on animals - he's launching a global campaign to end the "cruel" practice.The Office star, a well-known animal rights advocate and an ambassador...

Paul Mccartney's Daughter Still Upset About Heather Mills

Sir Paul McCartney's daughter hasn't forgiven Piers Morgan for introducing him to Heather Mills. The former couple were introduced by the talk show host at a charity event in 1999 and fashion designer Stella McCartney...

Susan Boyle Blasts Ricky Gervais Over 'Mong' Comment

Singing sensation Susan Boyle has taken aim at Ricky Gervais after he called her a "mong" in his comedy show, insisting: "He's the one with the problem, not me."The Office creator used the word -...

Ricky Gervais Thrilled With Elephant Ban

Funnyman Ricky Gervais is celebrating a victory after a ban on using wild animals in circuses was passed in Britain.The comedian and longtime animal rights activist has been outspoken in pressuring government officials into outlawing...

Pan Am And Life's Too Short Lead Rose D'or Nominations

Sky-high drama series Pan Am and Ricky Gervais' new comedy Life's Too Short are among the nominees for the upcoming international Rose d'Or TV awards in Switzerland.Pan Am, starring Christina Ricci, received a nod in...

Will Billy Crystal's Blackface Force Oscars 2013 To Think Different?

A report by the Los Angeles released shortly before the 84th Academy Awards showed that the majority of Oscar voters were mainly white, old and male. The story was an eye-opener for cinema fans, and...

Oscars First Reshearsal: Billy Crystal Gets The Jokes Rolling

As the world gears up for this weekend's Oscars ceremony, the stand-in host Billy Crystal has already started on the gags. The City Slickers star took to his Twitter page yesterday (February 22, 2012) and...

Ricky Gervais' 'Life's Too Short' Walks Tall After Premiere

Following its run on British television, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's latest comedy 'Life's Too Short' made its debut on American screens last night, February 19th, airing on the Hbo network. Starring Warwick Davis -...

Ricky Gervais Attacks Sexless Pandas In Comedy Rant

Funnyman Ricky Gervais is upset with pandas - because they're not doing all they can to stave off extinction.The animal-loving comedian admits he's happy to do everything in his power to raise awareness about the...

Leona Lewis' Valentine's Plea Against Animal Testing

Leona Lewis has issued a personal plea to help end the suffering of animals used in cosmetics testing. The 'Hurt' hitmaker has sent a Valentine's card and letter to John Dalli, the European Commissioner for...

Ricky Gervais In Tears Over Bear's Death

Funnyman Ricky Gervais broke down in tears on Friday (03Feb12) after learning about the death of his sponsored rescue bear.The Office star is a longtime supporter of Animals Asia and the Moon Bears, and regularly...

Kate Middleton Loses Out To Kim Kardashian In Popularity Stakes

After the criticism they faced over the headgear at this year's Royal Wedding, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie had no doubt given up any hope of being crowned 'Hat Person of the Year', the honor bestowed...

Ricky Gervais' Joy At Lab Dogs Victory

Animal-loving funnyman Ricky Gervais is celebrating after officials blocked a plan to build a dog farm in the U.K. to breed beagles for laboratory experiments.The Office creator spoke out last month (Dec11) to tell of...

Ricky Gervais Cleared Over 'Mong' Complaints

Funnyman Ricky Gervais has been cleared of wrongdoing by broadcasting watchdogs in his native U.K. over his use of the word "mong" in his comedy show.The Office creator used the word - an old-fashioned term...

Gervais Delivers Globes Post Mortem

Ricky Gervais on Tuesday agreed with those critics who concluded that his remarks at Sunday night's Golden Globes awards weren't all that outrageous. The thing is, Gervais suggested, they weren't last year either. People, he...

Johnny Depp, Vanessa Paradis Living Separate Lives

Speculation of unrest in the relationship of Johnny Depp, 48, and singer Vanessa Paradis, 39, first began to circulate last month, though multiple sources now say the romance is all but officially finished.In a report...

Ricky Gervais: Hollywood Finally Got It This Time

Ricky Gervais says the Hollywood A-listers finally "worked out" his brand of humor after his third attempt at hosting the Golden Globes. Though his first stint went down relatively well in 2010, last year's show...

Ricky Gervais: 'No More Globes For Me'

Ricky Gervais has ruled out a fourth stint as host at the Golden Globes - insisting he's going out on a high.The Office creator returned to oversee the prizegiving ceremony for a third time on...

Golden Globes Watched By 17 Million As Gervais Waves Goodbye

The Golden Globes pulled in another solid audience on Sunday (15 January 2012), drawing almost 17 million viewers and beating all network competition in its timeslot. Though the ceremony was considered a success, the figures...

Ricky Gervais Won't Host Globes Again

Ricky Gervais will not host the Golden Globe Awards again. The comedian - who aimed a number of crude jokes at celebrities in the audience when he fronted the event in Los Angeles on Sunday...

Kim Kardashian Found Ricky Gervais' Jibes 'Hilarious'

Kim Kardashian found Ricky Gervais' jokes about her at the Golden Globes "hilarious". The ceremony's host joked he had "sat through longer James Cameron speeches" than her 72-day marriage to Kris Humphries and called her...

Tv Reviews The Golden Globes

In the end, the TV critics concluded, Sunday night's Golden Globes telecast amounted to yet another letdown, not so much because of the choice of winners -- best drama The Descendants ; best comedy or...

Madonna Hits Back At Ricky Gervais At Golden Globes

It was the successful night for Madonna at Sunday's Golden Globes in Los Angeles (January 15, 2011), with the American pop superstar landing the prize for Best Original Song for W.E's ballad 'Masterpiece'. It was...

Ashton Kutcher More Interested In Football Than Golden Globes

Ashton Kutcher may have been in presenting an award at last night's Golden Globe but it would appear that he was more interested in the scores for the New York Giants' game than the awards...

Queen Latifah Forced To Wait After Late Arrival To Golden Globes

Queen Latifah arrived late to last night's Golden Globes ceremony and was forced to wait at the back of the room until the evening's host Ricky Gervais had finished his opening monologue. She arrived fifteen...

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