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Ricky Gervais: Golden Globes Opening Will Mock Only Celebrities' Actions

Ricky Gervais knows Hollywood celebrities are nervous about his return as host of the Golden Globes. “No one wants to be the butt of a joke,” he told Conan O’Brien last night. They nearly escaped unscathed – Gervais initially turned down the return gig. But then “they said the magic words: “You can say what you want again.”

Gervais promises he won’t make jokes about things attendees “can’t help”  – only things they’ve done. “I’m not trying to ruin their night — I’m making jokes,” he explained. And, he had hoped to open with a self deprecating gag, but…