It’s the speech that set tongues wagging the world over and made Hollywood go troppo: Ricky Gervais’ biting opening Golden Globes monologue in which the British comedian verbally smacks down some of the movie industry’s biggest names from Charlie Sheen to Hugh Heffner and Johnny Depp. Entertainment commentators reacted to the speech with endless reiterations of “did he go too far?”

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