Since his Golden Globes hosting gig earlier this week, Ricky Gervais has been catching a lot of heat from people claiming that the Caitlyn Jenner jokes in his opening monologue were transphobic. He said of the star:

“I’ve changed. Not as much as Bruce Jenner, obviously. Now Caitlyn Jenner, of course. What a year she’s had. She became a role model for trans people everywhere, showing great bravery in breaking down barriers and destroying stereotypes. She didn’t do a lot for women drivers, but you can’t have everything, can you?”

The complaints have grown so loud that late last night, Gervais began Tweeting about the matter, defending his jokes, and biting back at the “whiney cunts” who took offence:

Odds that the Globes will ask him back again next year after all the publicity that he drew? High.

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