Robert De Niro Tries, and Fails, to Be Funny at the Golden Globes

Matt Cherette · 01/16/11 10:31PM

Veteran actor Robert De Niro received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at tonight's Golden Globes. It was quite. His awkward, rambling, try-hard acceptance speech—during which he made several off-color jokes, like a drunk uncle—was not.

Watch Ricky Gervais' Extremely Uncomfortable Golden Globes Monologue

Matt Cherette · 01/16/11 08:23PM

Holy wow. Ricky Gervais, the host of tonight's Golden Globes, just opened the show with one of the most unrelentingly harsh and uncomfortable monologues in awards show history—there was even a Tom Cruise/John Travolta gay joke! Watch inside.