Ricky Gervais is Back: Golden Globes Host with the Most

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Ricky Gervais, despite having ruffled a few feathers as the Golden Globes host with two previous hostings, will be back to resume his duties for the 2012 Golden Globes.

Ricky Gervais at the Golden Globes

Fresh of the news that Billy Crystal will host the Oscars, the Hollywood Foreign Press announced their host in Gervais.

There was talk earlier this week that the choice was to go with Gervais again, or perhaps try the show with no host. Looks like those HFP folks decided that Gervais was worth the risk. Even though he may have extolled his humorous wrath on some of Hollywood’s most beloved celebrities, it appears the Golden Globes decided it was worth it after all. In fact, in our opinion, nothing creates buzz for your awards program like a host who can stoke a fire. Cue: Gervais!

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Ricky Gervais is best known for his starring role on Great Britian's original version of The Office. He also brought the hilarious show Extra to HBO.

Gervais has won a Golden Globe, can play the guitar and worked as a DJ on London's XFM radio station and managed bands before going into television comedy

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