Ricky Gervais today insisted he had not been carpeted at the Golden Globes after subjecting a room full of speechless American stars to lewd jibes at last night's ceremony.
He vanished from the stage in the middle of the awards show, leading to speculation that he had been carpeted. Viewers said that when he returned some time later he looked subdued.
A spokesperson for the comedian today called rumours he was chastised by bosses 'utter rubbish' fueled by 'Twitter speculation.'
Gervais insists the the mood backstage was 'great' and his extended time away from the camera was planned.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1348071/Golden-Globes-2011-Ricky-Gervais-insists-NOT-gagged.html#ixzz1BOTNifJx