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UPDATED! Jeremy Clarkson, Top Gear Presenter Booted by BBC

Posted: March 11th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Favorite New Thought | Tags: , , | Comments Off on UPDATED! Jeremy Clarkson, Top Gear Presenter Booted by BBC

Jeremy Clarkson, Top Gear Presenter Booted by BBC
Outspoken British presenter of the Top Gear motoring show, Jeremy Clarkson, has been suspended by the BBC after he was involved in a “fracas” with a producer.

Clarkson, who has generated both controversy and profits for Britain’s publicly funded broadcaster, was already on a final warning over accusations last year that he had used racist language while filming the show.

UPDATED! March 25, 2015 :: The BBC has announced that it will not be renewing Jeremy Clarkson’s contract, after the Top Gear presenter assaulted a producer.

BBC director-general Tony Hall said in a statement that it was with “great regret” that he made the decision

UPDATE! May 21, 2016 :: Jeremy Clarkson has said being dropped from Top Gear “was my own silly fault”.

The broadcaster was speaking to BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans in his first interview since losing his job over a “fracas” with a producer.

Clarkson said leaving the show had “left a huge hole” in his life “that needs to be filled”.

Clarkson admitted he had taken phone calls from broadcasters who wanted to poach the Top Gear team but said: “I’d be a fool to jump into something.” The former BBC broadcaster said :: Read the full article »»»»