Ricky Gervais Won’t Apologize For Caitlyn Jenner Joke That Offended Everyone

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Ricky Gervais was heavily criticized after he opened up the Golden Globes with a joke about Caitlyn Jenner, but in a series of tweets Tuesday, the comedian said he won’t apologize for his off-color remarks.

Especially that one about Jenner. (RELATED: Ricky Gervais Just Angered Everyone With This Caitlyn Jenner Joke)

“If jokes caused the easily offended to bleed internally, I’d do more standup,” Gervais tweeted.

“Suggesting a joke about Caitlyn Jenner is automatically transphobic is like suggesting a joke about Bill Cosby is automatically racist.” (RELATED: This Ricky Gervais Joke Was So Bad That The Entire Thing Was Bleeped Out)