Even before Ricky Gervais hit the Golden Globes stage, he was making outrageous remarks to ET on the red carpet.
As celebrities braced themselves for what Gervais would say in his monologue, the awards show host joked with ET's Kevin Frazier that he doesn't see the stars as targets but rather "victims."
"We're all in this together. I hope they enjoy it," he added. "I hope it's gonna be fun. I'm not gonna go out and try to ruin anyone's night. This is ruining my night. I'd rather be at home, in my pants, getting drunk, which is what I'm going to do straight after the monologue."
Gervais was also quick to make a quip about the re-capture of Mexican drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. The 54-year-old comedian joked that after he's done hosting the Golden Globes, he'll be more of a target than El Chapo. "Everyone's gonna be after me," he predicted.
This is Gervais' fourth time hosting the Golden Globes. Here's a look at some of his most offensive jokes from his prior award show monologues: