Did Ricky Gervais’ Caitlyn Jenner Joke Cross A Line?

Well, it didn't take too long for Ricky Gervais to tread into sensitive territory. The 2016 Golden Globes host was quick to evoke Caitlyn Jenner's transition during his opening monologue — and not in an entirely flattering way. But did his comment take things a little too far? "She became a role model for trans people everywhere," Gervais said of the reality star, noting both her bravery and advocacy for the trans community. But the acerbic host didn't stop there: "[Caitlyn Jenner] didn't do a lot for women drivers, but you can't have everything. Not at the same time."] Gervais is, of course, referring to Jenner's 2015 car accident; another driver was killed in the crash. (Jenner has since settled the lawsuit for an undisclosed sum.) Did Gervais take things too far: Yay or nay? We're on the fence — this is pretty standard fodder. But still, it seemed like a cheap shot to take right off the bat. Hear his comments for yourself in the video clip, below.
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