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Ricky Gervais will not be censored at this year’s Golden Globes

taylorbigler Contributor

Ricky Gervais says he was overly ambitious in his gig hosting 2010’s Golden Globe Awards but felt he nailed his jokes the following year when he stirred controversy by brutally — or hilariously, depending on whom you ask — mocking stars from Angelina Jolie to Robert Downey Jr. to Charlie Sheen.

“I got it a bit wrong I think the first time,” Gervais, who returns to host the Globes Jan. 15, told Matt Lauer in a Today show interview. “I tried too hard with the schtick, the comedy, and I should have just gone out there and done zingers, I think, because the attention span of someone at an award show, particularly the Golden Globe, is about a second.”

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