Jeremy Clarkson was convinced the BBC wouldn’t let him star in Top Gear now

Jeremy Clarkson controversially left the show in 2015 (Picture: Getty)

Jeremy Clarkson revealed that he doesn’t think there’s any chance for him to return to Top Gear.

Clarkson was kicked out of the show by the BBC in 2015 after punching producer Oisin Tymon. who later received £100,000 in damages of the TV presenter.

After Clarkson’s departure from Top Gear, which launched in 2002, co-presenters James May and Hammond also decided to leavesaying that the trio “comes as a package,” before starring Amazon series The Grand Tour together.

In his latest column, the 62-year-old Clarkson’s Farm frontman addressed the Gary Lineker controversy after the football pundit compared the UK government’s language around migrants to that used in 1930s Germany. on his personal Twitter account.

“Remember that what everyone on every BBC platform fears more than anything is a reaction to Twitter, so to keep that festival of leftist madness happy they need to be even more left and even more right,” he wrote. .

And they have to make sure that every show is perfect for the BLT+ community and the minority ethnic communities and the community communities, and if you think that defensively, the concept of informing, educating and entertaining pretty much goes out. from the window.’

Could I do Top Gear there now? Not a chance,” he added The times.

Clarkson co-hosted the show with Richard Hammond (L) and James May (R) (Picture: BBC Worldwide/Justin Leighton)
“Not a chance,” he says (Picture: Getty)

Top Gear is currently presented by Paddy McGuinness, Freddy Flintoff and Chris Harris.

In January of this year it turned out that there had been recordings for Top Gear interrupted indefinitely while an investigation was being conducted into the Flintoff crash.

“A date has not yet been set for the broadcast of series 34 of Top Gear. Filming has been paused pending the conclusion of the investigation into Freddie’s accident. Once the investigation is complete, a decision will be made on when production will resume,” a spokesman told

Last month it was alleged that the BBC had recently emailed Top Gear contributors highlighting their hopes of filming new episodes.

BBC declined to comment when contacted her.

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