The comedian, who was nominated for ABC program Hard Quiz, spent the weeks leading up the Gold Coast event sledging his fellow nominees Waleed Aly (The Project ), Amanda Keller (The Living Room), Costa Georgiadis (Gardening Australia), Rodger Corser (Doctor, Doctor), Eve Morey (Neighbours), and Sunrise weather presenter Sam Mac.
The roasting didn’t end there.
His opening monologue was dickhead comedy at its best, and he came back around to take another bite out of… pretty much everyone in the audience in his acceptance speech.
“For me [The Gold Logie] represents a joke and I love jokes,” he told the crowd.
Here’s a snippet of his speech. Post continues after video.
The room (and the internet) was divided.
Some thought he was the funniest person to ever roam the earth, while others thought it was just plain rude.
Here are the best reactions to Gleeson’s win from all corners of the internet:
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