Jeremy Clarkson row rages on over Meghan Markle column – latest updates

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The row surrounding Jeremy Clarkson’s column about Meghan Markle continued this week, with the former maximum speed The presenter was widely condemned for his remarks.

In his article for the sunwhich was published on Friday (December 16), the 62-year-old wrote that he dreams of the day when Markle will be forced to parade naked across Britain as the crowd chanted “shame” and threw “poo” at her.

Clarkson claimed that “everyone my age thinks the same way”.

the sun He has now removed Clarkson’s comment from his website. The page now reads: “In light of Jeremy Clarkson’s tweet, we have been asked to delete last week’s column.”

A number of celebrities and public figures, including Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon, have criticized Clarkson.

Sturgeon said she pities the former Top Gear presenter, calling his lyrics “deeply misogynistic” and “awful and terrible”.

Other critics include Clarkson’s daughter Emily, who has previously spoken out against misogyny and online harassment.

Ipso confirmed on Monday, December 19th that it had received more than 6,000 complaints about the presenter’s column.

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Tom MurrayDecember 20, 2022 01:02


Why was Jeremy Clarkson threatened by Meghan Markle? This is the question explored by The IndependentAssignment Editor Harriet Williamson.

She wrote: “It so displeases Clarkson and his ilk – the Piers Morgans and Dan Wootons of the world – that a beautiful, successful, articulate woman not only swallowed a sustained campaign of bullying.” “Instead, I have raised a mirror to British society, and what we see in it is deeply uncomfortable.”

Read Williamson’s full article here.

Tom MurrayDecember 20, 2022 00:24


This is from an appearance by Claire Waxman on BBC News.

Louis SheltonDecember 19, 2022 21:40


ICYMI: A summary of some of the past times Clarkson has made controversial attacks on Meghan Markle.

Louis SheltonDec 19, 2022 21:21


Many people have called on the palace to condemn Clarkson’s remarks.

Louis SheltonDecember 19, 2022 20:55


Actor Colin MacFarlane supports John Nicholson’s message to ITV.

Louis SheltonDecember 19, 2022 20:34


To date, more than 12,000 complaints have been submitted to Ipso, the independent press standards organisation.

Louis SheltonDecember 19, 2022 20:15


Author Joyce Carol Oates is among the many celebrities who have condemned Clarkson’s words.

Louis SheltonDecember 19, 2022 19:55


To be clear, Clarkson is currently serving as host of The Who wants to be a millionaire? – Hence, presumably, why the letter is being directed at ITV.

Louis SheltonDecember 19, 2022 19:35


The SNP’s shadow culture minister, John Nicholson, wrote a letter calling for Clarkson to be taken off the airwaves.

Louis SheltonDecember 19, 2022 19:13

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