He wants to be “cancelled” with a new program
In his new program, Ricky Gervais wants to break all boundaries. The comedian even risks being “cancelled” for this.
Ricky Gervais (60) is once again brushed on riot. The controversial comedian is all set to “get canceled” with his new stand-up routine. He announced it in an interview with the British magazine “Heat”.
“Armageddon” is the name of Gervais’ upcoming prank, ie end of the world. And the comedian and actor means that literally. “I’m treating it like it’s my last,” says the “After Life” star about his program. “It won’t be, but I want to give everything. I want to try to get canceled. No, I just want to give everything there.”
“Armageddon” is actually about the end of the world: “It’s about the end of the world and that we will destroy ourselves for many reasons, be it through the stupidity of the media or through the actual end of the world.”
Ricky Gervais on cancel culture and irony
Ricky Gervais recently spoke about the so-called “cancel culture”, which would like to ban everything that is undesirable told the Wall Street Journal. The problem for him comes from the fact that some people confuse the subject of a joke with its goal. “You can joke about anything, but it depends on what the actual aim of the gag is.” According to the comedian, many people find it difficult to recognize irony.