‘It Doesn’t Matter, No One Remembers’: Ricky Gervais Gives Himself an Emmy …

21 Sep 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

Emmy Awards 2015: Twitter loved Ricky Gervais pretending to win an award (and faking tears!).

The British funnyman has been nominated for a whopping 22 Emmy Awards over the years, but he’s only one two – outstanding comedy series for The Office in 2006 and outstanding lead actor in a comedy series for Extras in 2007 – so he’s gotten used to not hearing his name called when the enveloped is opened. “Back again,” Gervais said when he took to the stage on Sunday to present an award ahead of his nominated category (outstanding lead actor in a limited series or movie). “To lose another one. While presenting the award for best supporting actor for a comedy, Ricky Gervais held up an Emmy — mockingly accepting it for himself — in the process revealing several paragraphs of text on the bottom of the statuette.

The print was too small to read, but some research reveals the text is essentially a contract stating that winners can’t use the statue in a “commercial manner” or sell it. 2. The Emmy statuette may not be reproduced or used in any commercial manner unless otherwise permitted by the Academy, it being understood that possession of the same is solely for the benefit of the recipient and the recipient’s heirs or successors in interest. 3.

In a few days time people see a picture of me up onstage and they’ll go, ‘Oh he probably won an Emmy.’ Gervais then asked for someone to bring an Emmy onstage for him to pose for photos with and further trick people into thinking that he actually took home a trophy. Can I get an Emmy?” Someone brought out one of the coveted statues which Gervais grabbed in an exaggerated manner of a winner, before turning on the mock tears. “Thank you, cheers!

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