Betty on the News: Ricky Gervais to Host Golden Globes
British comedian and actor Ricky Gervais will host this year’s Golden Globes.
-Margeaux Baulch Klein
On Monday, it was announced that Ricky Gervais has been tapped to host this year’s Golden Globe Awards, marking the first time the Globes will have a host since 1995.
The British actor and comedian, who recently wrote, starred in, and co-directed the film The Invention of Lying with Jennifer GarnerThe Office, is known for livening up an awards show stage. In 2004, when he won a Golden Globe for Gervais began his accecptance speech with, “”I’m from a little place called England – we used to run the world before you.” (CNN)