Comedian Ricky Gervais spiced up the Golden Globes 2011 with his British Humor. He made fun of Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, introduced Bruce Willis as Ashton Kutcher’s Dad, embarrassed Tom Cruise and nailed it with his joke about Hugh Hefner. Watch the video, and read more below.
Ricky Gervais: Golden Globe 2011 Host
Comedian Ricky Gervais opening monologue started with “It’s going to be a night with partying and heavy drinking!,” or as Charlie Sheen calls it “Breakfast”. The actor was hospitalized in October, after he was found naked and drunk in his NYC Plaza hotel room. He had been partying with prostitute Capri Anderson, who he had locked in the bathroom after yelling and trashing his hotel room.
His next target was the movie “The Tourist.” Ricky Gervais stated that the film had only been nominated because the Hollywood Foreign Press Association would meet Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp, adding that they also accepted bribes. Depp tried to force a smile, but you could tell that he wasn’t amused by this statement.
He also talked about non-nominated movies such as “Sex and the City 2.” Gervais said he was sure the Golden Globe 2011 for special effects would go to the team that airbrushed the movie poster, adding: “Girls, we know how old you are, I saw one of you in an episode of Bonanza!”
Ricky Gervais Golden Globes 2011 get even better when he talked about another film that was not nominated: “I love you Phillip Morris” with Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor. “Two Hetero sexual actors, pretending to be gay. So the complete opposite of some famous Scientologist then..”, trashing actor Tom Cruise.
He had the laughs of the audience when he made fun of Hugh Hefner, who will get married to playmate Crystal Harris. Ricky Gervais stated Harris only said yes, because she thought Hefner was 94 years-old instead of 84. He then said: ” Don’t worry.. hold out, and just don’t look at “it” when you touch it” You can see Robert De Niro and Halle Berry breaking out laughing in the audience.
The audience of the Golden Globes 2011 did not have to wait long for another punch from Ricky Gervais, Bruce Willis was introduced as “Ashton Kutcher’s dad,” this insult had Hollywood laughing, Willis smiled over his introduction. Me personally, I would have found it more funny if Gervais talked a little bit about the famous Brittney Jones Video, that was promoted with Kutcher’s name.
Update: Video Ashton Kutcher’s Dad
Ricky Gervais went missing for an entire hour during the show, sparking heavy speculations on Twitter and the entire blogosphere: Did they fire host Ricky Gervais? The comedian eventually returned, CNN host Piers Morgan stated that Gervais looked “haunted”, and dared to ask him:
“What the hell did they do to you backstage?”
Watch the video with Golden Globe 2011 host Ricky Gervais below.