Golden Globe nominees ready for Gervais’ wrath (AP)

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2011 publicity image released by NBC, host Ricky Gervais is shown during the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Gervais will host the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/NBC, Paul Drinkwater, file)AP – When Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais took sharp swipes at Mel Gibson, Bruce Willis, Robert Downey, Jr. and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association at last year’s ceremony, some criticized the comedian for going too far.