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Ricky Gervais Values Derek Award Over Golden Globes And Emmys

Funnyman Ricky Gervais was delighted when his pilot for Derek won a Hollywood award earlier this month (Jun12), calling the honour more thrilling than his previous Golden Globe and Emmy wins.The British comic's first episode...

Ricky Gervais Refuses To Pander To Critics

Ricky Gervais refuses to worry about the reception his upcoming comedy show Derek will garner, dismissing detractors of his latest work as "bullies".The British funnyman plays the title role in the series, which is billed...

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"Got a proper job at 28. Gave it up to try comedy at 38. Decided to get fit and healthy at 48. It's never too late. But do it now." Ricky Gervais encourages fans to...

Ricky Gervais Not Worried About Popularity

Ricky Gervais ''doesn't lose sleep'' about how popular he is. The 50-year-old comedian - who is famed for his cutting remarks to celebrities while hosting the Golden Globes and his use of offensive terms -...

Ricky Gervais Donates To Hospital After Losing Bet

Comedian Ricky Gervais donated $1,600 (£1,000) to a children's hospital after losing a bet with British soccer pundit Gary Lineker on Twitter.com.The funnyman took to the microblogging site on Thursday (21Jun12) and dared Lineker to...

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"I'm very proud. Although, when I was a kid we once nicknamed a local tramp King of the pigeons. He was very proud too." Ricky Gervais on being named the most influential comedian on Twitter...

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"Father's Day again. Although... I haven't got a daddy. Or a mummy. No one feels sorry for a 50 year old orphan. Sob. I'll be OK. Enjoy... mum died in 2000. Dad went soon after....

What's On Ricky Gervais' Ipod? Coldplay, Apparently

Ricky Gervais has been proffering his opinions on music in a recent edition of Q Magazine, and made his love of Bruce Springsteen explicitly obvious by dressing up as the great man for the photo...

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"Just blocked 2 people who asked me not to tweet about my views on religion. They obviously couldn't find their unfollow button so I helped." Atheist funnyman Ricky Gervais continues to clash with fellow 'tweeters'...

Jerry Seinfeld And Ricky Gervais Team Up For New Car Show

Jerry Seinfeld and Ricky Gervais are teaming up for a new series about classic cars, according to The Daily. Seinfeld is known for being a car enthusiast and is compiling a new show, to be...

Cat Deeley To Host Dating Version Of 'The Voice'

Cat Deeley has landed the role of hosting new Fox dating show 'The Choice', which has a mysteriously similar concept to Nbc's singing contest 'The Voice'. The show, premiering on June 7 2012, will feature...

Hfpa Loses Golden Globes Suit Agains Dick Clark Productions

Where was Ricky Gervais when you really needed him? On Monday, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association lost its lawsuit against Dick Clark Productions, which, it claimed, had no right to peddle the Golden Globes awards...

Critics Say Gervais Character Mocks People With Disabilities

Political correctness may prove to be the undoing of Ricky Gervais yet. The British comedian, who stirred up a hornet's nest of controversy when he hosted the Golden Globe Awards last year (his appearance as...

Ricky Gervais Condemns Horse-racing

Animal rights champion Ricky Gervais has condemned horse-racing ahead of Britain's most famous track event this weekend (14Apr12).The British funnyman has long campaigned on behalf of animal causes and has now spoken out against horse-racing,...

Ricky Gervais Defends Sitcom Against Accusations Of Cruelty

Ricky Gervais has spoken out in defence of his new comedy show, Derek. According to the Bbc, the show is billed as "the story of a simple, vulnerable man working in an old people's home"...

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David Letterman received an early birthday gift from Ricky Gervais on Monday's (09April12) Late Show - the cheeky British funnyman commemorated the chat show host's upcoming 65th birthday on 12 April by handing him a...

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...

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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