Clarkson ‘in BBC deal’

Jeremy Clarkson

Jeremy Clarkson

First published in News

JEREMY Clarkson is in talks for a new £12m contract with the BBC, a national newspaper reported yesterday, following controversy over recent comments.

The Top Gear presenter, who lives in Chipping Norton, was criticised over claims he used two racist words in reports for the BBC2 programme.

Mr Clarkson, 54, said he meant to mumble one of the words while reciting a nursery rhyme and was “mortified” by the mistake.

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8:50pm Tue 27 May 14

nickwilcock says...

And the very best of luck to him! After all the recent malicious accusations, the chap deserves a break.

Hope to see you back on TG before long, Jeremy!
And the very best of luck to him! After all the recent malicious accusations, the chap deserves a break. Hope to see you back on TG before long, Jeremy! nickwilcock
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1:58am Wed 28 May 14

Neonlights says...

"The Top Gear presenter, who lives in Chipping Norton, was criticised over claims he used two racist words in reports for the BBC2 programme"

Which never went to be broadcast on TV and ended up on the cutting room floor for someone else to come along, pick them up and then make mountains out of molehills.
"The Top Gear presenter, who lives in Chipping Norton, was criticised over claims he used two racist words in reports for the BBC2 programme" Which never went to be broadcast on TV and ended up on the cutting room floor for someone else to come along, pick them up and then make mountains out of molehills. Neonlights
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