Piers Morgan Round Four: Ricky Gervais on THAT performance

Four shows in and Piers Morgan, as the new Larry King, shared a pint with fellow Brit Ricky Gervais. The Drum asked Noel Young of reportboston.com, to review how he got on.

Piers Morgan opted for a beer - not a glass of water as you would normally expect on an American TV show - for his sit-down with Ricky Gervais. And you didn't hear Ricky Gervais apologise for his jokes on last Sunday’s Golden Globes show.

"I'm not sorry for anything I said, because I'm not going to apologise for being true to myself, "Gervais told Piers. "I don't think I did anything wrong."

He said he had not been asked to tone down his performance: "They hired me for a job, and if they didn't want me, they shouldn't have hired me." People have no right NOT to be offended, he said.

"It's not my job to worry about what people think of me, that's the job of a politician.' Gervais is not going to apologise for being an atheist either: "I don't get offended when people say, 'Thank God'"

Following on from Oprah Winfrey and Howard Stern it was, in the view of an American viewer, the best show yet for Piers. "You were so good tonight, in your element, sharing a beer with another Brit. It was like a night at the pub."

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