Ricky Gervais, who has never been one to hold back on his opinions of celebrities, has recently slammed all those who are whining about the lockdown "from their mansions"... And, in true yet brilliant Gervais fashion, he was completely brutal.
Ricky Gervais is one of the most hilarious, yet controversial comedians of our time.
via: GettyThe British actor and comedian has given us plenty of laughs over the years, primarily in the UK's The Office, in his stand-up shows, and in movies like The Invention of Lying.
But what Gervias does best is divide opinions.
After Life is so incredibly bad what is wrong with everyone? Wet eyed sentimentality with no character or plot deve… https://t.co/anIWqZVwzc— Charlie Dinkin (@Charlie Dinkin)1552221782.0
Because, while most people find the comedian's jokes to be hilarious...
via: GettyOthers think quite the opposite. He's kind to animals but makes jokes that many consider to be "sexist," "racist." and often downright "cruel."
But his favorite topic?
via: GettyWell, it's tearing into the rich and famous, of course.
Though Gervais is considered to be "rich and famous" himself...
via: GettyHe is infamously known for keeping it real. The comedian has never been one for generic "A-lister antics", so many of his gags are based around calling out and humiliating these types of people.
Gervais has certainly offended a lot of people in his time...
via: GettySo here's a quick rundown of a few of the many controversial things that Ricky has said regarding his fellow celebrities over the years.
Golden Globes 2010.
via: YouTubeRicky Gervais has hosted the Golden Globes on several occasions and, each time, he told at least one joke that went down pretty badly with his star-studded audience. In 2010, Gervais spoke about the reach of Hollywood: “Actors aren’t just loved here in Hollywood, they are loved the world over. You could be in the third world and get a glimpse of a Hollywood star and it could make you feel a little bit better. You could be a little Asian child with no possessions and no money. But you could see a picture of Angelina Jolie and you’d think, ‘Mummy!’"
It was Charlie Sheen who was hit at the 2011 Golden Globes.
via: YouTube"It's going to be a night of partying and heavy drinking – or as Charlie Sheen calls it: breakfast," Gervais joked.
Hugh Hefner was Ricky's next victim at the ceremony.
via: YouTubeLater in the show, Ricky took aim at Hugh Hefner and his wife-to-be: "Talking of The Walking Dead, congratulations to Hugh Hefner, who is getting married at age eighty-four to twenty-four-year-old beauty Crystal Harris. When asked why she was marrying him, she said, 'He lied about his age. He told me he was ninety-four'. Just don't look at it when you touch it."
Miraculously, Gervais was invited back in 2012.
via: YouTubeThis time, the comedian suggested that Madonna's song, "Like A Virgin" was at odds with her love life and made a quip about Jodie Foster, an actress who starred alongside Mel Gibson in The Beaver and who just so happens to be a lesbian: “Jodie Foster’s Beaver," he said, “I haven't seen it myself. I've spoken to a lot of guys here, they haven't seen it either".
Though many people were offended by his jokes...
via: YouTubeMore must have loved it, because he was back in 2016... And this one was real bad. Gervais claimed that he would take it easy with the controversial comments that year, saying that he'd "changed". "Not as much as Bruce Jenner, obviously," he added. "She became a role model for trans people everywhere, showing great bravery in breaking down barriers and destroying stereotypes. She didn't do a lot for women drivers, but you can't do everything," referring to a car crash that Caitlyn was involved in 2015. It gets worse...
When Gervais' stand up comedy show, Humanity hit Netflix...
via: GettyHe continued his Caitlyn Jenner thread.
Gervais compared identifying as trans to identifying as a chimp. Yep...
via: Getty"She’s always identified as a woman. That means she’s a woman. Fine, if that’s the rules. If you feel you’re a woman, you are. I’m not a bigot who thinks having all that done is science going too far. In fact, I don’t think it’s going far enough. ’Cause I’ve always identified as a chimp, right? Well, I am a chimp. If I say I’m a chimp, I am a chimp pre-op. But don’t ever dead-name me. Don’t call me Ricky Gervais again. From now on, you call me Bobo."
Gervais also refers to Jenner by her dead name, as he did at the Golden Globes.
Hi I'm trans and every tweet I've ever done is way funnier than anything Ricky gervais has ever said Its true— violet the confused nymph (@violet the confused nymph)1521050341.0
So, evidently, Gervais couldn't care less is he offends people.
via: GettyAll in the name of comedy, right?
And now, Gervais has weighed in on the current behavior of celebrities...
via: GettyAnd, let's just say, he is less than impressed.
Amid the ongoing medical pandemic, millions of us have been required to self-isolate at home...
Others have been venting their anguish and despair.We all remember when singer, Sam Smith, shared in a post that his since been deleted, their stages of "quarantine meltdown" in his lavish North London home. Because, apparently, quarantining in a huge mansion can take a huge toll on someone's mental health. Cry us a river, Sam.
Oh, and we all cringed in horror when Ellen DeGeneres gave an insight into her quarantine.
People have not been impressed with these rather pathetic complaints...
via: GettyAnd Gervais was certainly one of them.
So far, Gervais has remained relatively quiet regarding the whole situation."Stay well. Take vitamins. Wash your hands. Don't be selfish. Make sure an elderly relative has everything they need. Some are too proud to ask. Be sensible. Drink at home. Everything you love doing you can do in a few weeks. Cheers."
Oh, and he shared his quarantine liquor collection.
But now, he has given his opinion on "whining" celebrities like Sam...
via: GettyAnd he certainly didn't hold back.
Gervais has come down like a ton of bricks on all the celebrities currently complaining about their lockdown.
via: GettySpeaking to the British tabloid, The Sun, Gervais said: "After this is over I never want to hear people moaning about the welfare state again, I never want to hear people moaning about nurses again. Or porters."
He pointed out how it is our health care workers who deserve to be complaining...
via: GettyNot our privileged celebrities. “These people are doing fourteen-hour shifts and not complaining. Wearing masks, and being left with sores, after risking their own health and their families’ health selflessly."
He's had enough of these futile complaints.
via: Getty"Then I see someone complaining about being in a mansion with a swimming pool. And, you know, honestly, I just don’t want to hear it." You tell them, Ricky! But, if you want to read more on Ellen DeGeneres' outrageous whinging while in self-isolation, keep scrolling...