Where Ricky Gervais Really Went Wrong at the Golden Globes: Dissing God

His closing quip was, “And thank you, God, for making me an atheist.” Says one network exec: “But only a Brit would be naive enough … no, arrogant and stiff-necked enough, to flip off God in a family-oriented TV show that is going into the American heartland on the sabbath. We did not think we had to tell Ricky that.”

Source: The Sunday Times (UK) via The Australian 01/25/11