After Ricky Gervais seemed to offend half of Hollywood at this year’s Golden Globes, many said that he would never work in Hollywood again, let alone host the show again.
Well it seems that the Hollywood Foreign Press Association do like the controversy (some would say fun) that Gervais brings to the Awards ceremony, as they’ve asked him to host next year’s ceremony!
The official twitter account for the Golden Globes (@goldenglobes) confirmed this news by tweeting, “Ricky Gervais will host the 69th Golden Globe Awards on January 15, 2012.”
Ricky Gervais also confirmed the news by tweeting a photo of himself and Billy Crystal and added “Just told Billy Crystal he’d better not use any of my holocaust or pedophile material at The Oscars. He agreed (true)” (@rickygervais)
I wonder who is going to be in the firing line and how many people Gervais is going to piss off next year. The 2012 Golden Globes just got interesting!
Below is Gervais’ opening monologue from this year’s Golden Globes Ceremony