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Gervais made several gibes about it throughout the evening; though none of those gibes will be remembered as vividly as his friendly-malicious give-and-take with Mel Gibson in which Gervais joked about Gibson's alcohol problems and Gibson responded by claiming to regard his encounters with Gervais as reminders that he needs a colostomy.
  • David Bowie: Legendary singer dies aged 69

    David Bowie: Legendary singer dies aged 69

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    His last performance and public appearance was in November of 2006 when he sang a duet with Alicia Keys at an event for the Keep a Child Alive organization. Bowie released 25 studio LPs in his career. "The pants may change , but the actual words and subjects I've always chosen to write with are things to do with isolation, abandonment, fear and anxiety — all of the high points of one's life".
  • David Bowie dies at 69

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    Bowie's official Facebook page broke the news and his son, Duncan Jones, also tweeted a confirmation of the singer's death. Commenting on his " devastating " death, Ure said musicians of all genres "owe David Bowie a huge debt of gratitude".
  • Ricky Gervais doesn't hold back in his Golden Globes opener

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    In addition, Christian Slater won best supporting actor in a TV series for his role as an anarchist on the show. A surprised Kate Winslet has picked up the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role. "I don't know", he replied to Gervais. Gervais' first outings as host of film and television's bridesmaid of awards shows were sharp and took aim at Hollywood's most exalted stars and most taboo subjects.
  • Golden Globes: Mel Gibson Teased by Ricky Gervais

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    Gervais then went on about how the former Olympic gold medalist has become a role model for the transgender community and praised her bravery for "breaking down barriers and destroying stereotypes" before making fun of Jenner's auto accident.
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    DiCaprio was saluted with a standing ovation at the Beverly Hilton hotel. In a particularly awkward encounter, Mel Gibson and he stood arm-in-arm after exchanging insults. Gaga compared the sensation to being like Cher in " Moonstruck ". Meanwhile, in the TV awards, Jon Hamm's win for "Mad Men" was expected for sentimental reasons.
  • Jennifer Lawrence wins Golden Globe for best comedy actress

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    After a beat, Lawrence followed up with the reporter who had asked her the clothing question: "I hope you were still satisfied by what we were wearing... "My mum and thank you Alex, my love" . Alejandro G Inarritu paid tribute to Leonardo DiCaprio after being named best director for The Revenant .
  • Ricky Gervais' Golden Globes opening monologue: Read his most controversial jokes

    Ricky Gervais' Golden Globes opening monologue: Read his most controversial jokes

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    Don't get emotional - it's embarrassing, OK? After some thought, Gervais said: "I'd rather have a beer with Mel Gibson than Bill Cosby tonight". Showing great bravery in breaking down stereotypes. "NBC is the only network that's fair or impartial", Gervais said of the company that was signing his check for the evening, "because they're the only network with zero nominations".
  • Gibson and Gervais Trade Barbs in Mel's Comeback

    Gibson and Gervais Trade Barbs in Mel's Comeback

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    BBC drama Wolf Hall was named best limited series or TV movie and producer Colin Callender was joined by stars Damian Lewis and Mark Rylance as he accepted the award and made a plea to protect BBC funding. Denzel Washington will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award , given to someone who makes "outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment". 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...
  • David Bowie, Music Icon, Dead at 69

    David Bowie, Music Icon, Dead at 69

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    Sky News is also reporting that Bowie's publicist is confirming the tragic news. David's influential career spanned over forty years, and he dabbled in other mediums including acting, fashion, and the arts as well.
  • Lady Gaga Pulls a Marilyn Monroe at the Golden Globes

    Lady Gaga Pulls a Marilyn Monroe at the Golden Globes

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    Now that her acting career has definitely taken off, maybe one day she and Leo will come together again on camera! The singer also revealed that she wanted to be an actress before she picked up the mic and thanked all those who've allowed her to shine.
  • 3 lottery tickets sold in Hampton Roads win big, but not jackpot

    3 lottery tickets sold in Hampton Roads win big, but not jackpot

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    The jackpot has ballooned since its November 4 starting point of $40 million. Almost 500,000 Powerball lottery tickets purchased in Virginia won prizes in Saturday's drawing - though not the now $1.3 billion jackpot. And if your group is lucky, lottery officials recommend preventing hard feelings by putting in writing how you plan to split the prize, since it's easy for misunderstandings to crop up when hundreds of millions of dollars are at stake.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers stun Cincinnati Bengals in AFC wildcard thriller

    Pittsburgh Steelers stun Cincinnati Bengals in AFC wildcard thriller

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    In the end, it didn't matter. Michael Johnson of the Cincinnati Bengals reacts to the defining penalty called against his team in the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the AFC Wild Card Playoff game. Burfict , whose sack of Roethlisberger sent the quarterback to the locker room, lowered his shoulder as Brown landed. The  Bengals  signed him after every team passed on him in the 2012 draft after he repeatedly lost his composure and cost his team with personal fouls at ...
  • Occupation at national wildlife area in Oregon stretches into second week

    Occupation at national wildlife area in Oregon stretches into second week

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    At that meeting, local residents said they sympathized with the armed group's complaints about federal land management but disagreed with their tactics and called on Ammon Bundy and his followers to leave . Atkins said, the majority of the people of Burns wanted them to leave. He added that Bundy, who has his own group of around two dozen men, had " tried to put out the word: 'We don't need you '".
  • CARD WEEKEND: Undisciplined Bengals lose to Steelers

    CARD WEEKEND: Undisciplined Bengals lose to Steelers

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    Ben Roethlisberger's injured right shoulder is "sore", but he said there apparently is no ligament damage and is "day-to-day" for next Sunday's divisional playoff game in Denver. Still, that production didn't look like it would be enough. He did come back though, late in the fourth quarter. Cincinnati has never won a playoff game in which it has trailed and hasn't had a postseason victory in 25 years.
  • Steelers upend Bengals in AFC wild card game

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    Brown was in good spirits after the game, and will almost undoubtedly play on Sunday against the Broncos if he can pass concussion protocol. I agree with my colleague Chris Chase: It's time for Lewis to go . Wet conditions made it tough: After McCarron threw an interception that set up the Steelers' first scoring drive, he decided to try a glove on his throwing hand to see if that would help with his grip on the ball in rainy weather.
  • Bill Cosby's Wife Camille Ordered To Testify In Civil Court

    Bill Cosby's Wife Camille Ordered To Testify In Civil Court

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    In July 2015, the New York Post reported the actor's wife had conceded that her husband of 50 years was a cheater, but refused to admit he is a rapist. The seven women said they subpoenaed Cosby because she was her husband's business manager, according to Cosby's attorneys. Fallen TV superstar Bill Cosby is in "good spirits" and is confident he will be cleared of a felony sex assault charge brought against him, his attorney said Thursday.
  • Funeral for singer Natalie Cole to be Monday in Los Angeles

    Funeral for singer Natalie Cole to be Monday in Los Angeles

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    The album sold 14 million copies and won six Grammys, including album of the year. Ultimately, however, her heart gave out as commonly happens with this disorder, which is a progressive disease. Despite problems with her health, Cole continued to perform at many concerts around the world. She revealed to have routinely snorted heroin while her career took off.
  • Sean Penn interview helped nab Mexico drug lord

    Sean Penn interview helped nab Mexico drug lord "Chapo" Guzman

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    I took some comfort in a unique aspect of El Chapo's reputation among the heads of drug cartels in Mexico: "that, unlike many of his counterparts who engage in gratuitous kidnapping and murder,  El Chapo  is a businessman first, and only resorts to violence when he deems it advantageous to himself or his business interests".
  • Jonathan Cheban disgusted at Gemma Collins for 'farting like a dog'

    Jonathan Cheban disgusted at Gemma Collins for 'farting like a dog'

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    Nancy warmed him not to eat it all, causing Jonathan to snap: "Excuse me, mind your own f**king business for one minute". Jonathan then said: "To me, pizza is like wine", as he tried to prove his point.  He praised, saying: "I've only heard you fart, but what came out of the other hole was good".  He went back into the Diary Room and demanded to speak to producers.
  • Ricky Gervais' 7 Most Offensive Golden Globe Awards Moments

    Ricky Gervais' 7 Most Offensive Golden Globe Awards Moments

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    This weekend's ceremony is to be hosted by Ricky Gervais and will mark the fourth time the acid-tongued actor, writer and comedian will serve as emcee of the program. That, surely, will be one of the things host Ricky Gervais needles the Hollywood Foreign Press Association about at the Beverly Hills, Calif., ceremony, which kicks off at 8 p.m.
  • Free State of Jones Trailer - Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw

    Free State of Jones Trailer - Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw

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    The Dallas Buyers Club star plays a former Confederate soldier named Newt Knight, who leads other deserters against the Confederacy during the Civil War. Knight later married a slave (Gugu Mbatha-Raw's Rachel), creating one of the first ever publicised mixed race unions in the South, fought against the Confederates from within his new state and led a daring raid to free children who were still enslaved following the end of the conflict.