Ricky Gervais has a conversation with 'God' and it's everything you might expect

The comedian asked 'God' questions about Father's Day and the World Cup on Twitter

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He is a fervent and outspoken atheist - so Father's Day presented a religious conundrum that Ricky Gervais simply couldn't resist addressing.

The comedian took to Twitter on Saturday to engage "God" in conversation and this is what happened:

 

In a tweet since deleted "God" added: "By the way @rickygervais, thanks as always for the many prayers you directed My way last night, as you secretly do every night. #faitheist"

Gervais responded:

Then, referring to England's defeat by Italy in their first World Cup match, Gervais went on to say:

In another deleted tweet "God" said: "No, @rickygervais, I'm not English. I save your queen purely out of the goodness of my heart."

The comedian went on to ask questions about rock and roll and light before later tweeting:

 

Gervais has always been candid in his rejection of religious beliefs. In an article for the Wall Street Journal in 2010, he wrote: "Why don’t I believe in God? No, no no, why do YOU believe in God? Surely the burden of proof is on the believer. You started all this."

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