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Ricky Gervais promises to offend at Golden Globes

The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais, air at 8 p.m. tonight on NBC. Gervais promises to offend.

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Gervais has unleashed sharply worded barbs during past hosting duties.

"It's gonna be a night of partying and heavy drinking, or as Charlie Sheen calls it, breakfast," he said at the 2011 event.

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BTW Sheen is set to make another huge announcement tomorrow on "Dr. Oz."

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NBC compiled a huge cache of Gervais' acerbic quips here.

After some took offense Gervais apologized not one little bit.

“I was poking fun at a room full of people who pretend to be someone else all day,” he said . “It wasn’t a room full of wounded soldiers. These are Hollywood actors.”

And someone must like his style - he's back in the host seat tonight. His tweeted message above, promising no holds barred has been edited for family friendliness, obviously. Chances are Gervais' remarks won't be.

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