The next step in the culture war is the assault on the traditional family
The idea is that having family, growing up with two parents, is privileged, and that this creates inequity. Any inequity must be crushed.
Gervais, from modest middle-class background, is now a millionaire. He is expected to adopt the beliefs of his current class, not hold to his previous ones. He won't.
Conservatism is at a crossroads as to the essential nature of individual liberties versus the need for state overreach during this existential pandemic.