Ricky Gervais’s Golden Globes monologue gathers support from Yahoo readers

Ricky Gervais seems very comfortable making himself a controversial figure, and he did it yet again at last night’s Golden Globe Awards, where he went after the celebs in attendance with his outrageous brand of humor.

Ricky Gervais hosted the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 5, 2020.. (Photo: Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal Media, LLC via Getty Images)

This show marked Gervais’ fifth time hosting and, according to him, also his last. For many in the room, that might have come as a relief, as they were on the receiving end of his jokes connected to ISIS and Jeffrey Epstein.

Still, it may be his last time hosting, but it certainly isn’t the first time he’s gotten Hollywood angry. He created a real stir most notably in 2011, when he hosted the show for the second time and made a number of celebrities in the room uncomfortable with his roasts about many of their personal issues and career missteps.

Gervais also caused a stir while hosting the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards in 2011. (Photo: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank)

And while his jokes may not have landed in the room, one group that appreciated Ricky’s humor was that of Yahoo readers — and here’s what one had to say:

Yahoo readers react to Ricky Gervais's monologue

Another reader suggested an alternative reason for Gervais being so bold:

Yahoo readers react to Ricky Gervais's monologue

One reader who wasn’t a fan of Ricky’s monologue had this to say:

Yahoo readers react to Ricky Gervais's monologue

Another reader had possible the highest praise yet:

Yahoo readers react to Ricky Gervais's monologue

This reader just couldn’t get enough of Gervais:

Yahoo readers react to Ricky Gervais's monologue


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