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What Happened Between Johnny Depp And Ricky Gervais?

If Hollywood celebrities were to make a composite list of their most favorite people, Ricky Gervais would most likely appear nowhere near it. The British comedian was for a long time the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's number one choice to host their annual Golden Globe Awards events.

Between 2010 and 2020, the creator of was invited to take on the gig a total of five times, including for three consecutive years until 2012. In the 2011 ceremony, Gervais took aim at the , which had been nominated in three categories in the previous year's event.

Following his brutal roast of the movie and what he termed as its lack of merit to feature at the Golden Globes, the grapevine started bustling with rumors that Depp and Jolie were absolutely offended by the jokes at their expense. It wasn't until about one year later that the star got to exact his revenge on Gervais, in a cameo on the latter's mockumentary sitcom, .

The pair would also appear on at around the same time, and ultimately quash any whispers of discord between them.

Ricky Gervais Targeted Tim Allen In His 2011 Golden Globes Monologue

Ricky Gervais has never been one to hold back on any topic he felt he wanted to address, as is often evidenced by . When he got the chance to return to the Golden Globes as host for the second consecutive year in 2011, he brought that same heat with him to the event stage.

Among those targeted in his incessant roast that evening were celebrities like Charlie Sheen, Hugh Hefner, Robert Downey Jr., as well as Tim Allen. Even host network NBC and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association were not spared. Gervais targeted actor Tim Allen as he welcomed him and Tom Hanks to present an award in one of the categories.

"What can I say about our next two presenters? The first is an actor, producer, writer, and director, whose movies have grossed over $3.5 billion at the box office. He's won two Academy Awards and two Golden Globes for his powerful and varied performances," Gervais said of Tom Hanks. "The other... is Tim Allen."

What Did Ricky Gervais Say About 'The Tourist' At The 2011 Golden Globes?

had lost out to Lisa Cholodenko's in the category at the 2010 Golden Globes. Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie had also been nominated, for and respectively, although they were also beaten to the accolades by Paul Giamatti () and Annette Benning ().

would become one of the big targets for Ricky Gervais in his monologue, as he poked fun at its writing, and hinted at corruption in the nomination process that saw it in contention for the three awards.

"It was a big year for 3D movies this year," said Gervais. "Seems like everything this year was three-dimensional. Except the characters in ." As the crowd gasped at the sharp jab, the comedian said, "I feel bad about that joke [because] I'm just jumping on the bandwagon. Cause I haven't even seen ... Who has?"

How Did Johnny Depp Exact Revenge On Ricky Gervais For His Golden Globes Barbs?

In November 2011, , albeit in a staged set-up. Following the successful American adaptation of his famous sitcom , the Englishman had started working on a similar show titled for BBC Two.

Depp appeared in the second episode of the first season, armed with some jokes of his own aimed at Gervais. The two stars were featuring on the show as their real-life selves. The star hit out at his would-be nemesis for his attacks on , as well as on Tim Allen.

"What is nastier than Ricky Gervais' jokes? His teeth," Depp started. "Why do people take an instant disliking to Ricky Gervais? Because it saves time!" "Why did Ricky Gervais do a series of audiobooks? So that the blind could hate him as well," he continued. The scene ended with the actor storming out of the room in a fit, acting still frustrated at the comedian.

In an appearance on soon after, however, Gervais confirmed that there was no blood between them saying, "This [notion that there is any bad blood] is ridiculous."

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