Skip to comments.BBC's 'Top Gear' Host to America: 'It took us 40 years to get rid of Piers Morgan, Pleasse don't
Posted on 12/25/2012 8:57:10 PM PST by Nachum
Jeremy Clarkson, a British television personality who hosts the popular BBC program Top Gear, weighed in on the controversy surrounding fellow Brit CNNs Piers Morgan. Clarkson tweeted on Monday:
Americans. It took us 40 years to get rid of Piers Morgan. Pleasse don't send him back. 24 Dec 12
Reply Retweet Favorite
The Top Gear host also tweeted:
Americans. Was the second amendment not introduced to protect you from the tyranny of the British? Piers Morgan in other words. 24 Dec 12
Reply Retweet Favorite
Following the deadly shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, Morgan insulted second amendment advocates on Twitter and called a guest on his CNN show, Larry Pratt, executive director of Gun Owners for America, an "idiot," "dangerous" and an "unbelievably stupid man."
(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...
Look Jeremy, if we have to keep Piers, than at least be a sport and take Michael Moore.... and we'll call it even.
Jeremy Clarkson is a riot and Top Gear is not to be missed.
Taking the piss. No doubt the top gear guys are freiends with Morgan. Same sense of humor.
>>Taking the piss. No doubt the top gear guys are freiends with Morgan. Same sense of humor.
Yeah, I think so too. I would not be elevating Clarkson to hero status just yet.
No it’s true. I spent a lot of time in the UK in the last dozen years or so. They cannot stand him there. He is referred to as a “useless twit”, which is generous in my view.
From the UK Daily Mail, a few years back:
“The Top Gear host has had an ongoing feud with journalist-turned-TV personality Piers Morgan.
Clarkson famously punched Morgan in front of journalists at the 2004 Press Awards after the latter published photographs of the car enthusiast kissing his female boss four years previously.
Morgan admits he was hit three times, ‘two to the right temple and one to the forehead’ and was left with a scar above his eyebrow.
In an appearance on Parkinson, Clarkson admitted he was ‘ashamed’ of it, declaring it had been the first fight he’d ever been in.
He said: ‘We don’t get on so I punched him.’ “
Clarkson’s a hoot-and-a-half — don’t get him started on global warming or the Toyota Prius (among a whole host of topics on which he’s riled up the politically-correct weenie-contingent).
Who? Clarkson or Morgan?
I think this public feud is hilarious!
You go get’m Jeremy!!!!!!
Never seen the Brit version either.
Watched the US version a few times and a few of them were pretty funny.
Clarkson insults America and Americans on a regular basis. He’s just another fat, ugly a-hole.
Let’s hand New Zealand an ultimatum: Either they let us base American nuclear-powered ships there, or they take Piers Morgan. Either way, we win.
Jeremy Clarkson has huge bollocks and cares not that his observations of fact are savaged by the effete snobs of political correctness of a once great country.
Yeah, I think so too. I would not be elevating Clarkson to hero status just yet
You obamas know nothing. Piers Morgan is not loved in England. Clarkson may be the only one to have hit Morgan (three times at the 2004 British Press Awards, after Morgan had printed a "news story" about Clarkson's private life) but others have wanted to
I'll do yer! Night at The Ivy when Robbie Coltrane took an irrational dislike to Piers Morgan "Irrational" is probably not accurate
Morgan has fallen out with Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson, models Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss, Private Eye editor Ian Hislop, Cherie Blair, ex-Sun editor David Yelland, Sopranos star Vincent Pastore and, after publishing faked photographs allegedly showing soldiers abusing prisoners in Iraq, large portions of the British Army.And you can add Billy Connolly and Stephen Fry to that list.
Close enough, although Billy Connolly's words were "talentless wanker"
“Never seen the Brit version”
I think the Brit version of Top Gear is the best show on TV, period. I’m not a car guy, so maybe I shouldn’t like that show, but those 3 hosts and the things they do with cars, is downright hilarious.
One of my favorite things they did was strap a car to an actual rocket, with boosters. The landing was not smooth...
I am, and its a riot. It’s just a great show.
True. The PRIUS episode is one of the funniest episodes uploaded on Youtube and he practically ridicules the liberals blatantly.
Of course, Jeremy has a hint of not liking Americans either in the redneck’ episode when he tapes in the US.
The Brit version is a hundred million times funnier than the US version. UK TG fans will get the “hundred million” joke.
The Prius part starts around 3:30.