A tamer Gervais leads predictable Golden Globes (AP)

In this image released by NBC, George Clooney accepts the award for best actor for his role in 'The Descendants' during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/NBC, Paul Drinkwater)AP – The Hollywood Foreign Press Association dared to let Ricky Gervais come back and host the Golden Globe Awards, a year after he insulted the organization and nearly everyone in the star-studded room with his lacerating wit.