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Ricky Gervais turns down The Simpsons

Simpsons News — Posted 03 Mar, 2004 by Scott

After a diverse career Ricky Gervais finally found fame in BBC show "The Office". But, Gervais has turned down a part in The Simpsons and a string of big-money US deals because he wants to stay in Britain.

The deals included The Simpsons role and his own major network show. But Gervais said: "I don't want to pop up as a Mr Brit on every other television programme. I need to go home to where it rains." Read it all here.

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