Ricky Gervais's controversial turn as the host of this month's Golden Globes has won him another cameo role in 'The Simpsons'.

The comedian will once again appear alongside Bart and Homer but this time, surprisingly, as an awards host.

The show's creators have even captured 'The Office' creators new slimline new look.

According to The Sun, Gervais said: "If the latest animated me is anything to go by, then I think I'm getting more handsome as I get older."

His first appearance on the US series was in the 2006 episode, 'Homer Simpson, This Is Your Wife', which he also wrote.