“It’s going to be a night of partying and heavy drinking or as Charlie Sheen calls it, breakfast,” says Gervais. “Everything is 3-D except the characters in The Tourist.” That’s a Globes-nominated movie–the audience reacts. They also don’t like Gervais’s suggestion that the Globes accepted bribes to nominate The Tourist.
Earlier today on NPR Gervais promised to do the show with a drink in hand. He suggested that he wouldn’t use a script. It does look like he’s using the teleprompter though. Folks here at the Fox viewing party are laughing–and groaning. “Scarlett Johannson is “gifted talented and Jewish, Mel Gibson told me that, he’s obsessed,” says Gervais.
As expected, Christian Bale wins for The Fighter. “What a bunch of characters,” he says of the Lowell, MA. family that inspired the film. He also thanks the force behind the movie Mark Wahlberg: “You can only give a loud performance like the one I gave when you have a quiet anchor.”