Ricky Gervais Reveals His Golden Globes Targets: Charlie Sheen & Betty White, But Not Russell Crowe
Ricky Gervais is just days away from making his return as the host of the Golden Globes on NBC and Charlie Sheen – and America’s beloved Betty White – are on his comedy hit list.
“Who are you going to go after?” Ellen asked the British comedian on Wednesday during a taping for Thursday’s “Ellen DeGeneres Show.”
“Well, Charlie Sheen has obviously put his head above the power pit,” Ricky revealed of the “Two and a Half Men” star. “Like last year, Mel Gibson was a gift from the comedy god. So yeah, that’d be two good people out of the audience — Mel Gibson, Charlie Sheen, O.J. Simpson.”
“He probably won’t be there,” Ellen replied, referring to the former football player who is in jail.
“I mean, these are people that really have something to go after,” Ricky continued.
Ricky said he has no worries about facing retribution from those he “targets” in his Golden Globes commentary.
“I only go for the weak and the feeble,” Ricky said of those he chooses to pick on. “I’m not going to have a go at Russell Crowe or Mickey Rourke. Mickey Rooney maybe. Betty White, I’m not scared of her. You’ve gotta to choose your targets wisely.”
Less wisely, apparently, is how Ricky chooses what comes out of his mouth.
“I’ve got those two voices. One says, ‘Don’t say that.’ The other one says, ‘Go on. See what happens.’” Ricky said of the voices in his comedic brain. “This one usually wins (points to the one that says go on…). I think it’s a room of the most powerful people in the industry so all I can do is end my career.”
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