Golden Globes television Review: Ricky Gervais’ Return Flounders On of Big Wins For ‘1917’, ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’, ‘Succession’ & night ‘Fleabag’

Golden Globes television Review: Ricky Gervais’ Return Flounders On of Big Wins For ‘1917’, ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’, ‘Succession’ & night ‘Fleabag’

Dominic Patten

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Regarding the eve associated with the begin of Harvey Weinstein’s rape test, there have been literally no bombshells on the Golden Globes tonight.

Bombshell celebrity Charlize Theron destroyed away for a Best Actress – Drama trophy through the Hollywood Foreign Press Association to Judy’s Renee Zellweger, and host that is returning Gervais veered a long way away through the subject associated with the much-accused producer and once-frequent Globes attendee until one practically hidden quip during the extremely end regarding the evening.

In the 5th stint as frontman for the nevertheless boozy NBC broadcast ceremony, After lifetime creator Gervais oddly distinctly prevented being topical from the entire with absolutely nothing right to be stated on escalating tensions at the center East, Donald Trump, the WGA’s battle with all the uber-agencies over packaging. In reality, except for a slicing Jeffrey Epstein remark at Tinseltown’s underbelly and a rather unsuccessful Felicity Huffman jail slag, Gervais was cheeky that is weakly than cutting today in the 77th yearly Globes ceremony.

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