In a single clip, Brad Pitt seemed uncomfortable after the comic remarked how “dolled up” everybody seemed, which some interpreted as him getting ready a joke at his expense.
Essentially the most shocking response got here from Hanks, who shook his head in disbelief after a joke about actress Felicity Hoffman’s involvement within the US faculty admissions scandal.
The Determined Housewives star served 11 days in jail after she admitted her half in a plot to physician her daughter’s examination outcomes.
Later, when Hanks took the stage he vented: “We keep in mind when Ricky Gervais was a barely chubby however very form comic – neither of which he’s now.”
The comic addressed the response within the podcast Stuff of Legends with Chris O’Connell, which aired final month.
Gervais mentioned: “The massive meme was Tom Hanks going, ‘Why is he saying that?’ and other people had been going, ‘Oh, you already know, look he’s on his excessive horse!’”
Gervais felt that the celebrities who laughed at jokes made about them had been rewarded with “a spherical of applause” as a result of the general public don’t “need individuals to be above it”.
He continued: “We even let individuals be privileged so long as they are saying like ‘I do know I’m privileged however I’m nothing actually’.
“We don’t like individuals to go, ‘I deserve it, how dare you? How dare you speak to me like that?’
“If we sense that, if we actually suppose these individuals imagine their very own hype we need to carry them down a peg or two and I feel that is completely pure.
“Actors receives a commission tons of of 1000’s of occasions the wages of a nurse, that’s simply luck.
“That’s loopy actually, why can we pay somebody who pretends to avoid wasting lives greater than somebody who really saves lives?”
Gervais lambasted celebrities for “advantage signalling” through the awards ceremony and claimed the general public didn’t need to be informed what to do by the wealthy and well-known.
He continued: “I solely go after their behaviours, their public behaviours and I nonetheless say it’s a delicate roast – I might say lots worse issues about them!”
The Stuff Of Legends Podcast With Chris O’Connell first aired on November 1 and is out there here.