The comedian, who will present the ceremony for the third time next month, said that he has begun preparing for the gig but feels as though he is running out of material.
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"In between eating, drinking, visiting folks, arguing with extremist fundamentalists on Twitter and plugging various shows and DVDs, (only the last one of these is absolutely necessary, the first few I do for fun) my main focus of the the last few days and the next few weeks has been the Golden Globes," Gervais wrote in a new blog for The Huffington Post.
"I've written a few jokes, written and recorded the promos and done the press pics. Now I just have to pop up on a couple of chat shows and do press interviews. The problem is I think I've said everything there is to say about the ceremony really. But that won't get me off the hook. It all started for me in America at the Globes I guess. And now I've come full circle. This will be my last turn as host. At least for a long time anyway."
Gervais went on to explain the motivation behind some of his controversial jokes made during the broadcasts, insisting that he will always do what feels right to himself regardless of how the material is received.
"An award show is not a spectator sport. I tried to make it one. I made a choice. Please the 200 most privileged people in the world, in the room, or please the 200 million ordinary people watching around the world on TV? I chose the latter. It wasn't a particularly brave decision, as things like that don't really affect me either way. I don't really count them as part of my oeuvre. They are outside my career, so to speak," he explained.
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Gervais continued: "I host the Golden Globes, like some businessmen play golf. For pleasure. Then, Monday morning, I'm back at work. I don't have to worry about what I say based on who might give me a job one day. If I think it's funny, and/or true, I'll say it.
"You see, I create my own labour. I write all my own material. I direct and produce all my own stuff basically. I'm not beholden to any so-called 'big wigs' or overly important people. Some would say I've got 'f**k you' money. I would say 'I please myself and always have'."
Gervais added: "It's not about power. It's about artistic freedom. And if it is about power, it's a power you can give to yourself anytime you want. If you can't be bought, you're the richest man in the world. I just always feel if you can make something from scratch, you'll always be okay. Growing up, one of my favourite quotes was: 'Ability is a poor man's wealth'. John Wooden said that. And I tried to prove him right."
The 2012 Golden Globes will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on January 15.
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