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Jennifer Lawrence, Jake Gyllenhaal and Samuel L. Jackson among the stars at BAFTA Britannia Awards

Jennifer Lawrence, Jake Gyllenhaal and Samuel L. Jackson among the stars at BAFTA Britannia Awards

“I’ve been to a lot of award ceremonies,” Ricky Gervais said. The comedian was on hand at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Friday night to pick up an honor at the 2016 BAFTA Britannia Awards. Gervais knew exactly how to work the room, having hosted the Golden Globes multiple times in the same venue. Pre-punch line, the crowd laughed in nervous anticipation as Gervais continued, “Someone always gets up and says, ‘I haven’t prepared a speech. I didn’t think I would win.’ Well, I knew I won and I didn’t prepare a speech. That shows the contempt I have for this award and this town in general.”

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