Gervais: I'm Never Hosting Globes Again

But, he writes on his blog, he did have 'a blast'

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 18, 2012 8:53 AM CST

(Newser) – If you were hoping to see who Ricky Gervais would skewer at next year's Golden Globes, sorry: The comic says that while he "had a blast" hosting Sunday's award show, he has directed his agent never to let him do it again. "It's like a parachute jump," he writes on his blog. "You can only really enjoy it in retrospect when you realize you didn't die and it was quite an amazing thing to do."

But he says this year was his favorite of the three times he's hosted, and that the audience was great. "I think they finally worked out that my gags only seemed rude and nasty but were actually not too scary at all," he writes. "Or they were just drunker." The Telegraph notes that Gervais was criticized this year for not being all that funny. Click for some of his better lines from the evening.

In this image released by NBC, host Ricky Gervais is shown during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012 in Los Angeles.
In this image released by NBC, host Ricky Gervais is shown during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012 in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/NBC, Paul Drinkwater)
In this image released by NBC, host Ricky Gervais speaks during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012 in Los Angeles.
In this image released by NBC, host Ricky Gervais speaks during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012 in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/NBC, Paul Drinkwater)
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