Jerome Hudson

Jerome Hudson

Ricky Gervais Gains Hundreds of Thousands of Online Followers After Skewering Hollywood Elites

Actor-comedian Ricky Gervais took to social media to welcome what he said were the 300,000 new followers he gained on Twitter following his Golden Globes hosting performance Sunday, in which he called out Hollywood’s virtue signaling about climate change, Apple operating sweatshops, and Hollywood’s silence about accused rapist and disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 24: Ricky Gervais attends a VIP screening of 'The Muppets Most Wanted' at The Curzon Mayfair on March 24, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)