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Mark Newton

Ever since Ricky Gervais started handling presenting duties at the Golden Globes in 2010, the star-studded events have been known for their often 'close-to-the-mark' comedic monologues.

That mantle has now been handed to Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, and the duo showed they wouldn't shy away from poking fun and Hollywood's best and beautiful... and Bill Cosby.

Yep, they went there. Bill Cosby has been at the center of much controversy this year, and he was also at the center of The Golden Globes 2015's most controversial joke. You can check it out below:

(You can watch the entire monologue here)

Don't quite get the joke? Well, either ask your parents or do a google search. I'm staying out of it.

As you can tell from the audience reaction, the Bill Cosby joke may have got a slightly mixed response - although it seemed most in the room enjoyed it.

The same could also be said for Twitter - the go-to-place to gauge the public opinion of members of the public who feel they need to make their public opinion known to the public - and celebrities. Here are some of their tweets:

However, not everyone was quite so supportive of the duo.

Oh come on, Callum. North Korea is kind of funny...

Unfortunately, (or fortunately if you're Rachel Timberlake) this is the last year that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will be presenting the Golden Globes. Currently, we don't know who will be handling the duties next year, but why don't you let me know your ideal choice or choices below?


Did the Golden Globes Bill Cosby joke cross a line?

Source: CBC


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