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Phillip M Jackson
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The BBC has decided to drop Jeremy Clarkson from Top Gear, following some sort of altercation between him and a producer over food being served at the end of a days shooting.

www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainme…

Very little information has actually been released about the incident. It’s only ever been referred to as a “fracas” in the media and “a bit of a dust-up” by Clarkson’s co presenter James May.
I’m a huge fan of the show and Clarkson’s style of presenting, but if he punched a member of the crew because his food wasn’t hot then axing him is the right decision. There’s a huge difference between an unbroadcast, antiquated, school-yard rhyme (one of Clarkson’s previous “offences”) and physical violence.

Will Top Gear be the same without him? No it won’t. Will Top Gear survive his departure? Yes it will.

Another very popular BBC show is “Have I Got News For You”, which has been running since 1990. For the first 12 years it was hosted by a chap called Angus Deayton, but he was dropped in 2002 because he ended up IN the headlines in a scandal about prostitutes and illegal drugs. There was a question as to if the show could continue without the dead-pan presenter. It’s still running, 13 years on. They just altered the format so that the presenter is a different guest each week, rather than a set anchor.

Provided they don’t do something stupid and start recruiting children to present it (minimum age of 40, please, BBC. Grumpy men in fast cars are funny), Top Gear will endure.

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:icongamerlen:
GamerLEN Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Artist
Hey JJ. Since you're enough of an Inspector Gadget fan to want to do Penny cosplay in the most twisted way possible I think this might be relevant to your interests.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPHMiQ…

Just launched on Netflix yesterday.
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:iconjollyjack:
jollyjack Featured By Owner 3 days ago
ugh.
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:icongamerlen:
GamerLEN Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Artist
Not thrilled huh?
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:iconjollyjack:
jollyjack Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Not really.
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TheSUNGlassKid Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
When viewing, please contain your glee. www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvQJbF…
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:iconjollyjack:
jollyjack Featured By Owner 4 days ago
Number One, I assume? :D
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e-weasel Featured By Owner 5 days ago
The most fired Clarkson........................................................................................................in the world.
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:iconjollyjack:
jollyjack Featured By Owner 6 days ago
ugh. I can't see him playing the role as anything other than "Bald Zuckerberg".
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:iconbadmillennial:
BadMillennial Featured By Owner 6 days ago
I know I'll be laughed out of the theater when I say that I do not know who he is.
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hirosan12 Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Please please tell me that Jeremy Clarkson had Gazpacho soup.

Oh, the British comedy flashbacks... :D
 
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Chris107 Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Hey, have you heard?  The BCC has confirmed that they will not be renewing Jeremy Clarkson's contract with the studio.  With Top Gear losing its leading presenter, how do you personally feel about it?  Also, what are your thoughts on James May and Richard Hammond being able to carry on with the show, with same driving force and success, without Jeremy Clarkson?
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Yugioh-Tom Featured By Owner Edited Mar 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You da mang now, dawg! I just wish that Penny conflict would end. :iconsandstormzach: is wishing for your death like the Kouachi bros.
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jollyjack Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015
I didn't actually know there was a conflict going on.
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Yugioh-Tom Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Yep. It's not going anywhere.
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