"Had a chat with Jerry Seinfeld. We were talking about cultural reference changes for his London gigs, and halfway through he panicked and said, 'How do I know you're not stitching me up, and I'll be saying the most offensive things?' I'm getting a bad reputation." Funnyman Ricky Gervais had to convince JERRY SEINFELD to trust him after his jibes at celebrities while presenting the Golden Globes.