Despite controversy, Ricky Gervais asked to host Golden Globes for third straight year

Vince Coglianese Editorial Director
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Gawker reports that in spite of (or perhaps as a result of) all the shock surrounding Ricky Gervais’ cutting commentary while hosting the Golden Globes two years in a row, he’s being asked to take a third swing at the gig. Organizers of the controversial awards show are said to have invited British comedian Gervais back to host for the third straight year.

Watch Ricky Gervais’ 2011 Golden Globes opening monologue: