Did you receive a strangely inappropriate text on Valentine’s day? Well you probably have Ricky Gervais to thank for it.
On Sunday morning, the controversial British comedian called for his followers to send their mates or mothers David Brent quotes.
He put out the rallying cry on Twitter and it didn’t take long before he had some returns.
— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) February 14, 2016
If you are a fan of the original BBC series The Office then you’ll love these conversations.
And if you haven’t watched it, then you may well be compelled to do so after reading these:
— Adie Pearson (@MrPea13) February 14, 2016
— Dan (@MrDan23) February 14, 2016
— Chris Williams (@Hotwillydog) February 15, 2016
— Chris Curran (@chriscurranz) October 22, 2015
— Dan Clark (@_danclark) February 4, 2016
— Lee Walker (@LMWalker88) February 14, 2016
Not everyone got away with it though…
— Joe Ashman (@Joe_Ashman) February 14, 2016
— Jack Grocott (@JackG88) February 14, 2016
— Hayden Church (@TimesTwoMinus1) February 14, 2016
One guy deviated from the task with a #KeenanQuote and, quite frankly, the reply was disturbing…
— glastoeve (@glastoeve) February 14, 2016
If this has reopened the Brent shaped void in your life, fear not.
The man himself will be hitting the silver screen in August of this year with his new film Life on the Road.
I’m so excited, I could just…
An NCTJ Journalist with an MA in Sports Journalism, Kieron is an experienced social media journalist who has worked in the industry since 2015. His experience includes work with ITN, the MEN, WISH/WIRE/TOWER FM, and 8:50 Sports Digest… not forgetting his time at ASDA.