Poking fun at some of the most delicate egos on the planet started for Ricky Gervais long before he even stepped foot on the stage.

Days before his third hosting job at the Golden Globes began, he posted a picture of himself in front of a plastic surgery clinic with the caption: “Some last minute preparation so I don't look out of place at The Golden Globes”.

Whether or not he went under the knife is doubtful, but there were certainly plenty of cutting remarks during the ceremony. Looking suave in a suit and with his trusty drink to hand, Ricky languidly fired in his opening gambit.

“XXX” Everyone from XXXX to XXX was at the receiving end of the comedian’s dry humour as he shook up the formal event with obvious delight.

He also poked fun at XXXX and XXX, all of whom were in the audience on the night. who were in the audience Nervous execs had reined the funny-man in with ‘seven-second delay’ that would allow them margin to edit out anything that might offend during the live show.

But despite the measures and the cutting jokes, it seems that Ricky’s unique brand of humour hit it’s target. XXX and XXX were caught on camera chortling at the quips, and after the show XX said “ “

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