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Ricky Gervais makes headlines again following a fan’s suggestion that he should have hosted the Oscars. Ricky’s monologue at the 2020 Golden Globes seemed to speak to the sentiment of the not so out of touch ‘common man’ by cracking jokes solely at the expense of the actors and actresses that sat in front of him.

Ricky closed his 2020 Golden Globe monologue by demanding award recipients “not use it as a platform to make a political speech. You’re in no position to lecture the public about anything. You know nothing about the real world. Most of you spent less time in school than Greta Thunberg.”

Ricky suggested that he would make similar cracks if he were hosting the Oscars in a series of tweets.

“I’d start with ‘Hello. I hope this show helps cheer up the ordinary people watching at home. If you’re unemployed for example, take some comfort in the fact that even if you had a job, your salary probably wouldn’t be as much as the goody bag all the actors have just been given.’”

Gervais continued, “‘I’m proud to announce that this is the most diverse and progressive Oscars ever. Looking out I see people from all walks of life. Every demographic under the sun. Except poor people, obviously. F*** them.’”

The Oscar viewership ratings could skyrocket if the organizers chose to let Gervais speak his mind, but they likely wouldn’t let Gervais tell such heavy-hitting jokes at the expense of the actors present.

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According to Ricky, he would likely “get canceled halfway through” hosting the Oscars. The organizers of the Oscars would “never let me do what I wanted. I mean, that’s why the Globes got me. They said I could write my own jokes and say what I wanted, no rehearsals.”

Although some think that Gervais may be allowed to host the Oscars under his own terms, he maintains that it is unlikely, but there is a chance. Gervais would make the award show much more enjoyable with his witty and unrelenting jokes against the out-of-touch and pompous actors who fill the building.

If Hollywood ever wants to regain its dominance, perhaps they should take on more people, like Ricky Gervais, instead of canceling even the slightest push against the accepted narrative.