James Might calls Jeremy Clarkson’s Meghan Markle column ‘creepy’
James May has criticised his fellow Grand Tour presenter Jeremy Clarkson’s column about Meghan Markle.
Earlier this month, Clarkson apologised for saying he “hated” Markle in his column in The Solar and remarking that dreamt of her being paraded by the streets of Britain bare whereas being pelted with excrement.
Might refused to defend his colleague and longtime pal throughout an interview with the BBC’s Today programme.
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Requested concerning the column, Might stated: “Properly I feel he [Clarkson] did say one thing like: ‘All folks my age suppose the identical approach’. Properly I might wish to go on report and say I do not, and I am only some years youthful than him.”
May additionally stated: “I would not have written that.”
The broadcaster added: “I feel it sounds a bit of bit too creepy however I am additionally very a lot in favour of free speech and permitting the ‘haters to hate’ so we will see what they should say.”
Clarkson’s unique column acquired over 20,000 complaints and was later faraway from the web by The Solar. The previous Top Gear presenter was additionally criticised by his daughter Emily for his writing.
In an apology posted to his Instagram, Clarkson stated he had emailed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to express regret for the column.
He wrote: “So I will try to buck the development this morning with an apology for the issues I stated in a Solar column not too long ago about Meghan Markle. I actually am sorry. All the best way from the balls of my ft to the follicles on my head. That is me placing my palms up. Its a mea culpa with bells on.”
Clarkson additionally stated his employers – Amazon and ITV – had been “incandescant” at his remarks and Selection have reported that Amazon will now not be commissioning exhibits that characteristic the present host of Who Needs to be a Millionaire.
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