The comedian went off on an 8-minute monologue criticizing various aspects of Hollywood, bringing in issues of racism, the Epstein scandal and finishing the speech with a jab at every “woke” celebrity that tries to lecture the world as they’re receiving the awards.
During his opening speech, Gervais gave a monologue that took aim at the celebrities present
Unsurprisingly, not everyone is too happy about Gervais’ speech
As celebrities in the audience barely laughed or had other facial expressions to offer to the jokes, most of the people on Twitter, especially those leaning towards the right political wing, praised Gervais on his choice of words. However, unsurprisingly, there were those who criticized the comedian and called him a bully.
In response to the more conservative people praising him and regarding his criticism on the Hollywood culture as right-wing, Gervais has this to say: “How the [heck] can teasing huge corporations, and the richest, most privileged people in the world be considered right wing?”