It was the slam heard ’round the world.
After a steady stream of verbal right and left hooks, comedian Ricky Gervais went for a devastating uppercut to the perfectly chiseled jaws of the gilded coastal elite that had the audience members in the cheap seats cheering.
“If you do win an award tonight, don’t use it as a platform to make a political speech. You’re in no position to lecture the public about anything,” said Gervais. “You know nothing about the real world. Most of you spent less time in school than Greta Thunberg.”