Did Ricky Gervais Use The N Word? Oscars Joke And Rant Controversy Explained

Ricky Gervais's N-word controversy has once again started appearing on the internet amid Chirs Rock's embarrassing moment at the Academy Awards this year. Follow the article till the end to learn more. 

Ricky Gervais is an actor, director, and writer from England. He is best known for co-creating, co-writing, and starring in The Office, a British mockumentary sitcom. He has won seven BAFTA Awards, five British Comedy Awards, two Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and the Rose d'Or twice.

Gervais began his career in the music business. In the 1980s, he tried his hand at pop stardom as the vocalist of Seona Dancing, a new-wave group, and managed the then-unknown band Suede before turning to comedy. Career change turned out to be good for Ricky. 

Let us learn more about Ricky Gervais' N-word controversy and explore more about his wife and family. 

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Did Ricky Gervais Use The N-Word? Oscars Rant Controversy

Yes, Ricky Gervais did use N-word, not once but many times, but not recently. 

The video which is trending on the internet recently of the comedian using the N-word repeatedly is quite old. 

Gervais used N-word with the permission of Chris Rock according to Indie Wire. The video that is trending on the internet is from 2011. 

However, Rock made a joke about Will's wife Jada Pinkett Smith on her alopecia, an autoimmune disorder that can cause hair loss and balding, the video has been trending on the internet once again. 

One Twitter user writes, Ricky Gervais and Louis CK saying N-word with Chris there.. have you seen that clip? Now THAT was slap worthy.

According to the Independent, Gervais shared a clip from the British sitcom The Office in response to Will-Chirs drama at the Oscars this year. The video shows his character saying: “Particularly for his wife. And she’s got alopecia. So... not happy home life.”

Who Is Ricky Gervais Wife? Family Explored

Ricky Gervais does not have a wife as he has not married anyone yet. 

However, he is in a relationship with producer and author Jane Fallon. The couple has been in a very long relationship, to be precise since 1982, for over four decades now. 

According to Ricky's Wikipedia profile, they chose not to get married citing there's no point in us having an actual ceremony before the eyes of God because there is no God. 

Similarly, they also do not share children as they did not want to dedicate 16 years of their lives to raising their offspring. They also cite there are too many children around the world. 

Ricky was born to his father Lawrence Raymond "Jerry" Gervais and his mother Eva Sophia. His father was a Canadian immigrant and his mother was English. 

Exploring more about Gervais's family, he is the youngest of four siblings. 

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