- Ricky Gervais shocked nobody along with his uncensored opening monologue on the 2020 Golden Globe Awards tonight.
- The star-studded viewers confirmed a spread of reactions to the speech that poked enjoyable at Leonardo DiCaprio, Cats, and a handful of celeb scandals.
What are awards reveals if not the proper alternative to affix in on a innocent recreation of celeb roasting courtesy of the ceremony’s emcee? Tonight’s Golden Globes host, Ricky Gervais—who secured the gig for the fifth consecutive time this yr—held again nothing when it got here to his opening monologue for the night time.
Gervais’s roast was unafraid to go there, and with every new joke got here one other set of juxtaposed laughter with complete outright discomfort from the viewers. Two of the very best celeb jabs of the night time had been undeniably worthy of even essentially the most refined of chuckles, nevertheless. One was when Gervais known as out Leonardo DiCaprio’s infamous … “desire” for relationship girls half his age: “Leonardo DiCaprio attended the premiere [of As soon as Upon a Time … in Hollywood] and by the top [of the film], his date was too previous for him.” DiCaprio laughed on the point out, however notably no cameras panned to his girlfriend, Camila Maronne.
The second? Gervais calling out your entire celeb attendance and lots of of their closeted connections to the late Jeffrey Epstein. “I do know he’s your buddy however I don’t care,” Gervais quipped. “You needed to make your individual approach in by yourself airplane, didn’t ya?” Yikes!
The night didn’t proceed on with no jab again on the night’s host. When President of the Hollywood International Press Affiliation Lorenzo Soria got here onstage to current, he made certain to poke a little bit of enjoyable again at Gervais.
“Ricky, you retain saying that is your final yr internet hosting? For God’s sake, please, put it in writing!” stated Soria.
No celeb was off-limits when it got here to Gervais’s opening speech—fortunately for us, the harmless residence viewers—the viewers reactions had been nearly higher than the monologue itself. We rounded up a number of the most hilarious viewers moments under. (The faces of Tom Hanks, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Chris Evans stated it greatest.)