Ricky Gervais Gears Up For Golden Globes Sunday
There’s some unusual online betting for Sunday’s Golden Globes. Sites are offering odds on the first celebrities to get trashed by host Ricky Gervais. Russell Brand and Katy Perry have the best chances to receive the first blows. Madonna, Tom Cruise, Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law round out the Top 5 most-likely targets. Who do you think Ricky will roast?
Ricky Gervais stopped by Ellen to talk about his last Golden Globe appearance and his plans for this year.
If you missed Ricky’s opening bit last year, or if you just want to watch it again, here’s it is.
Most will probably tune in just to see who Ricky Gervais will roast this year, but there are awards to be handed out too. Here are some predictions from the Washington Examiner.
GOLDEN GLOBE PREDICTIONS
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture: Drama
Meryl Streep got a nod for portraying a real-life figure. Can such a nomination lose? The young Rooney Mara was a lot more interesting — and surprising — in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, however.
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture: Drama
This might be the toughest category to predict: George Clooney and Brad Pitt are both Hollywood press favorites. My money’s on Clooney
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture: Comedy or Musical
It’s so pleasing when the person whose work was head and shoulders above the rest actually wins. Michelle Williams should take home the gold for her transformation into an icon in My Week with Marilyn.
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture: Comedy or Musical
Here’s a rarity: a category in which every nominee is worthy.