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Piers Morgan And Barton In Twitter Row Over National Anthem

Piers Morgan and JOEY BARTON have come to blows over whether or not all Brits should sing the national anthem at the Olympic Games.Patriotic journalist Morgan took to Twitter last night to insist that all...

Ricky Gervais To Teach English

Ricky Gervais is working on a new internet show 'Learn English with Ricky Gervais'. The 'Office' creator gave few details on the project but says ''it's turned out great'' and revealed he will give the...

Ricky Gervais Slams Cruel Animal Testing

Ricky Gervais speaks out against the cruelty of animal testing being implemented in order for massive cosmetic companies to sell to the colossal Chinese market.The comedian showed his support for Humane Society International Be Cruelty-Free...

Ricky Gervais 'Sickened' By Kitten Research

Ricky Gervais has condemned scientists in his native U.K. for sewing kittens' eyes together as part of an experiment.It emerged this week (begs23Jul12) that more than 30 kittens were used in tests to find out...

Jerry Seinfeld Debuts New Comedy, With Help From Larry David

Jerry Seinfeld 's new web-based comedy received its premiere last night. Entitled 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,' the title turns out to be pretty self-explanatory. The first 13-minute episode saw Seinfeld driving around in one...

Warren Beatty & Annette Bening's Daughter Goes Public With Transgender Look

Warren Beatty and Annette Bening's eldest child has publicly revealed she is now a he in a new online video.Born Kathleen Elizabeth Bening Beatty, the Hollywood couple's 20-year-old daughter now goes by the name Steven...

Ricky Gervais' Artwork Fails To Sell At Charity Auction

A work of art painted by comedian Ricky Gervais failed to sell at a charity auction in Inverness, Scotland over the weekend (07-08Jul12).The Office star donated the canvas which depicts the New York skyline backed...

Seinfeld Returning -- On The Web

An upcoming series by Jerry Seinfeld titled Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee could become a turning point for home entertainment, some observers are suggesting. The show, due to launch on Thursday, July 19 at 9...

Jerry Seinfeld Unveils 'Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee'

Jerry Seinfeld is launching a new comedy series online, to combine his love of comedy with his love of vintage cars. The series is entitled Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee. A teaser trailer has been...

Ricky Gervais Wouldn't Host Oscars

Ricky Gervais wouldn't present the Oscars.The British comic has hosted the Golden Globe Awards for the last three years - grabbing many headlines with his outrageous jokes and jibes at the celebrity audience - and...

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...

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...

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...

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"...

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...

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