Ricky is my hero following his Golden Globes performance

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Ricky Gervais is my hero after his performance hosting the Golden Globes earlier this week.

He showed nerves of steel to stand up in front of Hollywood’s finest over-inflated egos and give them a dressing down.

It was great to see the likes of Robert De Niro crying with laughter, but telling how Robert Downey Junior didn’t see the funny side of Gervais’ introduction. Poor show, Junior.

But what of Ricky himself, what’s he like? Well he came in on my show last year for a 10-minute interview and spent an hour-and-a-half just chatting and learning the controls.

He was down to earth and very funny. There are many others I’ve met who aren’t.