Previous month, Gervais as the host Golden Globes severe distress and anger, with a series of controversial joke inauguration ceremony.
According to the Daily Mirror he told, "I'm not going to go down the Ricky Gervais road because, well, you can't in that room, anyway - there's a big difference between the 02 and the dining room in the Beverly Hilton
Basically, I want to host the Brits with as much warmth and sensitivity as possible. Fewer gags. Mostly I've been following guidance from the producers. They're encouraging a positive, upbeat, interesting show as opposed to anything particularly risque."