“How the f–k can teasing huge corporations, and the richest, most privileged people in the world be considered right wing?” Gervais asked his 13.9 million Twitter followers.
The notoriously controversial host wasted no time making headlines on Sunday evening, laying into the Hollywood elite vying for a big win. He called out the many stars in the room for their relationships to large corporations, like Apple, Amazon and Disney.
Gervais mocked Hollywood over now-disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein, joked that people in attendance were friends with Jeffrey Epstein and told movie executives that they were terrified of #MeToo champion and award-winning journalist Ronan Farrow.
Gervais also took jabs at the likes of Felicity Huffman and Leonardo DiCaprio.
He concluded his scathing monologue by warning the celebrities not to make any political or “woke” statements when accepting their awards. “You’re in no position to lecture the public about anything,” he declared. “You know nothing about the real world. Most of you spent less time in school than Greta Thunberg.”
Many took to Twitter to praise Gervais for the routine that appealed to viewers at home, as opposed to the celebrities in attendance.
In a separate tweet on Monday, Gervais also responded to a news article which stated that “Golden Globes viewers want Ricky Gervais to host ‘every year.'”
“Never gonna happen,” he replied along with a laughing emoji.