Jeremy Clarkson pays the price for Meghan Markle rant as Amazon cancels 'The Grand Tour' – Marca


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Clarkson has history of criticising Meghan Markle
Jeremy Clarkson cannot escape trouble it seems and he has talked his way into another problem as it has emerged that Amazon will not be renewing his show.
This is all over his latest comments about Meghan Markle, who he has a history of criticising.
The former ‘Top Gear’ star is no stranger to controversy and he’s been at it again. In a strongly-worded newspaper column, he railed against Meghan Markle and called for her to be publicly humiliated.
“I hate her, not like I hate Nicola Sturgeon or Rose West, I hate her on a cellular level,” wrote Clarkson in The Sun.
“At night, I’m unable to sleep as I lie there, grinding my teeth and dreaming of the day when she is made to parade naked through the streets of every town in Britain while the crowds chant ‘Shame!’ and thrown lumps of excrement at her.”
Comments like these aren’t exactly a surprise coming from Clarkson, but it seems for many he has finally gone too far.
Amazon have joined the backlash against him and that might just bother him almost as much as Meghan Markle does.
According to Variety, Amazon has decided not to renew either ‘The Grand Tour’ or ‘Clarkson’s Farm’ beyond their current run, which finishes in 2024.
As things stand, there is no chance that either show will remain on Amazon Prime after that.
Clarkson realised he wasn’t going to get away with this one and tried to backtrack, but his attempts haven’t been successful. Harry and Meghan were in no mood to accept his mealy-mouthed apology.
“Oh dear, I’ve rather put my foot in it,” tweeted Clarkson.
“In a column I wrote about Meghan, I made a clumsy reference to a scene in ‘Game of Thrones’ and this has gone down badly with a great many people.
“I’m horrified to have caused so much hurt and I shall be more careful in future.”
However, Harry and Meghan clearly saw this apology as rather hollow and haven’t held back in their statement in response.
“While a new public apology has been issued today by Mr Clarkson, what remains to be addressed is his long-standing pattern of writing articles that spread hate rhetoric, dangerous conspiracy theories and misogyny,” read the statement.
“Unless each of his other pieces were also written ‘in a hurry’, as he states, it is clear that this is not an isolated incident shared in haste, but rather a series of articles shared in hate.”
The couple also noted that, in his private apology, Clarkson addressed his email “solely to Prince Harry“, never to Meghan.
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