Following his controversial monologue to open the 2016 Golden Globe Awards, we asked whether or not Ricky Gervais went too far.
And we can think of one person who would most definitely answer in the affirmative.
In his most awkward (and funniest!) moment as host of the Golden Globes on Sunday evening, Gervais was tasked with introducing Mel Gibson, an outcast in Hollywood after past drunken tirades against Jews and women.
He was making an appearance at the ceremony, however, to present a trailer for best drama nominee Mad Max: Fury Road because he starred in the original version of that film franchise.
Gervais, of course, tackled these famous Gibson scandals head-on, referencing the star’s wasted behavior, along with jokes he made at the actor’s expense at host in 2010.
"I wasn’t judging him, but now I find myself in the awkward position of having to introduce him," Gervais said. "I blame NBC for this terrible situation."
In his best quip of the night, Gervais added:
"Mel blames, we know who Mel blames."
As for Gibson?
"Mel has forgotten all about it, that’s what drinking does," continued Gervais, who then searched for something nice to say about the alleged woman beater and concluded:
"I’d rather have a drink with him than Bill Cosby."
Once Gibson arrived on stage (to tepid applause), he got in a shot of his own, saying immediately of Gervais:
"I love seeing Ricky every three years because it reminds me to get a colonoscopy."
But it’s safe to say the comedian had the last laugh.
Beer in hand, he returned to the stage, sidled up to Gibson and asked:
What the f-ck is sugar tits?
That would be a reference to what Gibson supposedly screamed at a female police officer after getting arrested for drunk driving in 2006.
And this would be how Alan Cumming reacted upon Gervais bringing this topic up in front of millions of people:
Simply amazing all around.