“What did you think of Ricky Gervais? I didn’t like him. I thought he was mean. He had that joke about the guy on Lost. He said he ate everybody else. Let’s be honest -- Ricky Gervais just lost weight. Even now he’s four pounds away from not being allowed to do a joke like that. Did he lose weight just to make fat jokes? You think that’s how mean he is?"
In the red carpet interview below, Apatow offers his candid opinion on his improbable new rival.