2010 Golden Globes: Angelina Jolie
"Actors aren't just loved here in Hollywood. They're loved the world over. Because they're recognizable. You could be a little Asian child with no possessions and no money, but you see a picture of Angelina Jolie, and you think 'Mommy!'"
At the Golden Globes in 2010, Gervais demonstrates his understanding of the power and reach of celebrity. (This one might actually be true.)