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(L-R) Actress Tina Fey, Constantine, Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog arrive at the world premiere of Disneys Muppets Most Wanted at the El Capitan Theatre on March 11, 2014 in Hollywood, California. - Provided courtesy of Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Disney

Check out photos of Kermit, Miss Piggy, Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais and more celebs at the Hollywood premiere of 'Muppets Most Wanted.'

The film, which also stars 'Modern Family' actor Ty Burrell, hits theaters on March 21.

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Christina Aguilera appeared at the TIME 100 Gala on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in a cut-out, black, Victoria Beckham dress.

She was joined on the red carpet by Lena Dunham, Olivia Munn, Claire Danes, Jessica Biel, Justin Timberlake, Mia Farrow, Barbara Walters, Marissa Mayer, Ricky Gervais, Bryan Cranston, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, Roma Downey and more. Check out photos.

Ricky Gervais in a photo from the 2011 Golden Globes on Jan. 16, 2011. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Ricky Gervais is gearing up to host his third Golden Globe Award ceremony on January 15 and has his "targets" in his cross-hairs.

I have specific targets, but targets is a word I wouldn't use  [they're] subjects," Gervais told reporters at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour, TV Line reports. "I'm going to do a monologue about the year and then [ding] six or seven people...like I did last year."

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Johnny Depp (top), Warwick Davis (left) and Ricky Gervais appear in a promotional photo for the show Lifes Too Short. - Provided courtesy of BBC

Warwick Davis of "Willow," "Star Wars" and "Harry Potter" fame is coming to U.S. television, thanks in part to Ricky Gervais.

He is the star of a new seven-episode mocumentary series called "Life's Too Short," which premiered in the actors' native UK earlier this month. It is set to debut on HBO in the United States on Feb. 19, 2012 at 10:30 p.m., right after the season 3 premiere of the hit show "Eastbound & Down," according to a statement from the cable network.

Ricky Gervais in a photo from the 2011 Golden Globes on Jan. 16, 2011. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Ricky Gervais will host the Golden Globe Awards in 2012, despite the many negative reviews of the British funnyman's jokes at last year's ceremony.

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which organizes the annual event, announced the news on Twitter on Wednesday, November 16.

Ricky Gervais appears on The Office on a Jan. 27, 2011 episode. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Ricky Gervais wants Will Arnett to join "The Office," the hit NBC comedy show co-created by the British funnyman.

This year, the series is losing main actor Steve Carell, who has played the egotistical boss Michael Scott for the past seven seasons and announced his plans for departure last year.


Ricky Gervais is set to make a cameo appearance on the United States version of "The Office" on January 27 says NBC.

Gervais will be reprising the role of David Brent, which he played in the original British version that he helped create, according to The Associated Press.

Ricky Gervais in a photo from the 2011 Golden Globes on Jan. 16, 2011. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Despite his controversial turn as host of the 2011 Golden Globes that spurred outcry by some of Hollywood's biggest stars, comedian Ricky Gervais claims he's been asked to consider hosting again.

In a new issue of Heat magazine, where Gervais chronicles his Golden Globes experience in a diary, Gervais says that organizers asked him to "consider a third year."

Ricky Gervais in a photo from the 2011 Golden Globes on Jan. 16, 2011. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Don't get too excited about Ricky Gervais having another shot at hosting next year's Golden Globes.

Philip Berk, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association which puts on the award show every year, denies that the organization ever made an offer to Gervais.

Jennifer Lopez appears in a promotional photo for American Idol. - Provided courtesy of Tony Duran / FOX

Ricky Gervais caught a lot of flack after he hosted the Golden Globes on Sunday from celebrities that didn't find his jokes about them very funny.

Now, Jennifer Lopez says that before she was set to present back stage, she threatened the comedian to make sure she wouldn't be the butt of his jokes.

Ricky Gervais in a photo from the 2011 Golden Globes on Jan. 16, 2011. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Celebrities, like Robert Downey Jr., weren't the only ones who were offended by some of Ricky Gervais' snarky quips at the Golden Globes on Sunday.

Hollywood Foreign Press Association president Philip Berk tells The Hollywood Reporter that he thinks the comedian "definitely crossed the line."

Robert Downey Jr. at the Golden Globe Awards Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, in Beverly Hills, Calif. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Ricky Gervais didn't hold back in his jokes at the Golden Globes on Sunday. The comedian made wisecracks on everything from Scientology to Robert Downey Jr.

During the show, Gervais introduced Downey Jr. by giving a list of his recent successful film credits before ending with, "But many of you in this room probably know him best from such facilities as the Betty Ford Clinic and Los Angeles County Jail."


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