Ricky Gervais is having some fun at Justin Bieber's expense.
Although the singer's fans may not see it that way.
In light of the singer saying Anne Frank would have been a Belieber, the comedian wrote on Twitter that he agreed with the artist, adding sarcastically:
"Anne Frank would've loved his stuff. It's perfect for being played really really quietly so no one can hear it. 30 million illiterate teenage girls are now crying and cutting and asking google 'Who is this bloody Anne woman that Justin likes so much?'"
Gervais concluded: "Joan of Arc was a great girl. I hope she would have been a Gervatheist."
Okay, that's pretty funny.
Perhaps sending the impending backlash, Gervais then sort of backtracked, Tweeting again:
"On a serious note: I think we should remember that Bieber wasn't being nasty. He's a prat, but not evil. Just a bit gimp."
Hmmm... that may not make up for it, Ricky.
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