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  1. Ricky Gervais: It's the 'Right Thing' for Steve Carell to Leave 'The Office'

    5:39 am 1/21/2011

    In his interview on "Piers Morgan Tonight" Thursday, Gervais says the comedy he executive produces "can survive" without its boss.Read more

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  2. Celebrities Come to Ricky Gervais' Defense After Globes

    12:37 pm 1/18/2011

    "The folks who put him on the Globes have no right to complain," Tweets Larry King; Jon Stewart jokes he’s "offended that a comedian could be that funny."Read more

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  3. Ricky Gervais Tells Paparazzi He Will Not Be Hosting Another Golden Globes

    12:16 pm 1/18/2011

    Comedian says it will be his decision not to return to the awards show.Read more

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  4. Hugh Hefner Responds on Twitter to Ricky Gervais Insults

    8:14 pm 1/17/2011

    The comedian joked about the 84-year-old's age and his decision to marry a woman 60 years his junior at Sunday's Golden Globes.Read more

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  5. Ricky Gervais Breaks Silence on Golden Globes Hosting Controversy

    4:48 pm 1/17/2011

    "Everyone took it well," he says of his onstage jabs, "and the atmosphere backstage and at the after show was great." Read more

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  6. Critics Mixed in Final Reviews of Ricky Gervais' Golden Globes

    4:06 pm 1/17/2011

    One called him a "bully," another says the show became "lethally dull" when he disappeared the second half. Read more

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  7. EXCLUSIVE: Top Golden Globes Exec Says Ricky Gervais ‘Definitely Crossed the Line’

    12:01 pm 1/17/2011

    HFPA President Philip Berk remains mum on whether he'll support Gervais coming back next year: "Some of the things he said were totally unacceptable."Read more

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  8. Ricky Gervais on Golden Globes: ‘I Probably Won’t Be Here Next Year’

    9:36 am 1/17/2011

    If he is asked back as host, he says he’ll “go (expletive) mental.”Read more

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  9. Ricky Gervais’ Incendiary Performance Slightly Raises Golden Globe Ratings

    9:02 am 1/17/2011

    The show averaged 17 million viewers, up 5 percent in demo from last year’s show.Read more

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  10. Robert Downey Jr. Calls Ricky Gervais' Golden Globes 'Hugely Mean-Spirited'

    8:46 am 1/17/2011

    He says the show had “sinister undertones” - plus, Christian Bale, Al Pacino and others tell THR what they thought of the host.Read more

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