comScore
VIDEO

Ricky Gervais Tells Jon Stewart Exactly How He Does and Doesn’t Want to Die

Ricky Gervais has a history of strange appearances on The Daily Show and last night was no exception. The interview began with Jon Stewart telling the slightly heavier-than-usual Gervais that he “looks like shit” and things just kept rolling from there.

“I feel like shit,” Gervais admitted to Stewart, saying he tries to work out but refuses to give up things like eating pizza and getting drunk every night. This led to him discussing the ways in which he definitely does not want to die, including being crushed by a safe or sitting on a spike. “I don’t want a comedy death,” he explained.

As for how Gervais would prefer to die, he said he wants to be sitting in a bucket naked, watching television with a nurse feeding him. “That’s a great fucking life,” he said. Even if his consciousness could be uploaded to an animated virtual reality and he could do anything in the world, Gervais said he’d still “choose the virtual bucket.”

That gave Stewart the perfect title for Gervais’ autobiography: “Ricky Gervais: I’ll Always Go for the Bucket.”

Watch video below, via Comedy Central:

[Photo via screengrab]

— —

>> Follow Matt Wilstein (@TheMattWilstein) on Twitter

Have a tip we should know? tips@mediaite.com

Filed Under:
  1. Mediaite
  2. The Mary Sue
  3. RunwayRiot
  4. Law & Crime
  5. SportsGrid
  6. AmboTV
  7. Gossip Cop