Skip to comments.Mexican takes legal action against Top Gear . . . calls her nation 'lazy, feckless and flatulent'
Posted on 02/03/2011 5:44:58 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia
A Mexican has instructed lawyers to bring a test case against Top Gear after her countrymen were branded 'lazy, feckless and flatulent' on the hit show.
Iris de la Torre, a jewellery design student in London, is bringing the claim under a new equality law. Her lawyers claim it could cost the BBC £1million in damages.
They have demanded the hit BBC1 motoring show is taken off the air and an investigation made into the comments.
The lawyers, Equal Justice, have previously taken action against Channel 4 over comments about Indian actor Shilpa Shetty, made on Celebrity Big Brother.
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It seems that her nationalist fervor for Mexico is not sufficient to induce her to live there. Flatulence too much for you?
You are probably right - Clarkson would have said that about Americans.
And Captain Slow would have said it about the French. Shortly before advocating carpetbombing Bordeaux.
The Brabus Biturbo V12 Merc, and the Koenigsegg CCX. The Koenigsegg was the one that went off the track at 100 mph and “ate” part of the tire barriers.
I’m actually surprised that Hammond said what he said. That’s definitely more of a Clarkson line for sure. Seems like he’s always the one to say the controversial stuff, except for the French-bashing, which Captain Slow gleefully participates in.
And for as much grief as they give America and Americans, I think secretly at least Clarkson and Hammond like it here. I’ve seen the special where they came back to the US and went from the Blue Ridge Parkway down here in NC, took a drive at North Wilkesboro Speedway and Virginia International Raceway, and on up to New York. They genuinely seemed to be having a good time in North Wilkesboro with the locals, even if “they only spoke hillbilly.” :)
Hammond isn't exactly known for his love of exotic food
During the Vietnam Special
Clarkson: but we were ahead of schedule so we went to have some breakfast. these are chicken innards. well actually it doesn't say chicken innards, it says internals. we've ordered pickled pig's ear, with vegetables dipped in season sauce spelled wrong. speak of the devil, the sparrows have arrived. wafer thin sparrow?
Hammond: no i'm fine.
Clarkson: but after 7 days, he had to eat something. good news! Richard Hammond is eating rice....(beat)..... it's rice krispies.
Hammond: is it rice?
Hammond: am i eating it with chopsticks?
Hammond: then i am as native and local as you.
At least they didn’t say their mothers are hampsters and their fathers smelled of elderberries..........(maybe beans)
At least they didn’t mention that the car would show up uninvited in your garage, siphon the gas from the automobile you paid for, and only run when it wanted to.
In a nation where political correctness has become law in some instances, this can’t be lightly dismissed as being as ridiculous as it seems.
lazy, feckless, flatulent, and can’t see they’ve got bigger fish to fry than a stupid TV show in England.
And don’t forget the Golf with the Lamborghini engine. That wasn’t a production car, but frightening in any case. It’s like those guys who used to put Porsche 911 Turbo engines in their VW Bugs. Suicide machines.
” ‘lazy, feckless “
Her lawsuit proves it.
that was that season’s best episode.
loved their custom made suits .