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Old 03-25-2015, 01:41 PM   #1
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jeremy clarkson fired



http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-32052736
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Old 03-25-2015, 02:13 PM   #2
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steak and chips!
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Old 03-25-2015, 02:17 PM   #3
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A number of things amaze me about this whole thing..
1. NO Video of this thing that lasted 20 minutes..
2. The brit attitude to violence. Can you think of any Canadian or American celeb who would get off this lightly?
3. The crapness of UK hotels
4. Top Gear v3 will be back somewhere. Too much money.
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Old 03-25-2015, 02:53 PM   #4
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I think the BBC was taking their sweet time trying to figure out a politically correct way to handle it. Problem is they've given him to many chances and are forced to get rid of him which ends the show. Maybe after ratings tank they'll find a creative way to bring them back.

If they don't, then it's only a matter of time before someone else hires the gang and tries to re-create it. I think someone mentioned rumors of Netflix doing it.
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Old 03-25-2015, 03:11 PM   #5
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I'm a huge fan of the show and the presenters. But if you read the detailed report [1] the investigation put out - 20 minutes of verbal abuse, including 30 seconds of physical assault. I compared this to the 4 minutes of verbal abuse that Chris Bale dished out to that film crew a few years ago[2]. Can you imagine that going on for 20 minutes? If only he didn't throw the punch, this would have amounted to absolutely nothing.

[1] http://www.theguardian.com/media/201...bbc-macquarrie
[2] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0auwpvAU2YA
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Old 03-25-2015, 03:42 PM   #6
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Comments from May, he mentions it was something small, but i'm sure he is just down playing it.

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Old 03-25-2015, 04:01 PM   #7
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yeah either downplaying it, or it's typical of some brit attitudes to violence / bullying. But he sounds quite professional about it as well: "As much as I think he's a knob, I really like working with Jeremy.."
I can't wait for whoever is looking for the highest bid for audio / video of the incident to finally leak it!
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Old 03-25-2015, 04:59 PM   #8
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What was the last warning he got?
was it the Burma special where their looking at an asian on the bridge and Clarkson says "theres a slope on it" and Hammond replies "yeah, the left side is higher than the other side".
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Old 03-25-2015, 05:25 PM   #9
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Have been watching it since the re-launch more than 10 years ago. It's sad to see it go. Hope all 3 of them will make a new show that they can speak freely and offend more politically correct people.
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Chris Harris posted some of his thoughts on Jalopnik.
http://jalopnik.com/how-top-gear-mad...ars-1688464737

I was hoping it would mention if he had a desire to be a replacement on the show, but judging by his comments he doesn't seem like he would want to.
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Old 03-26-2015, 12:32 PM   #11
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Yeah Harris is more about cars and performance driving, which lately was only a small part of Top Gear.
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Old 03-26-2015, 03:19 PM   #12
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I'm hoping the show crashes and burns well all 3 start A new one. I dont know and dont care what happened I just want to have all 3 back together making great reviews and absurd comments as they argue between one another.
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Did i read the article correctly? This was all about Jeremy receiving soup instead of a steak? If so, i'm glad he got canned. If not, then someone please enlighten me.
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Did i read the article correctly? This was all about Jeremy receiving soup instead of a steak? If so, i'm glad he got canned. If not, then someone please enlighten me.
If Jeremy Clarkson wants steak, you f***ing air-drop steak if need be!
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Old 03-27-2015, 12:35 PM   #15
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This was posted on another forum I'm on. It made me laugh.

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