Jeremy Clarkson Asks for Forgiveness Over Racist Mumbling Footage

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Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson is catching a lot of flack from British media after allegedly saying the racist "N-word"on video. Footage emerged yesterday which suggested Jezza mumbled the word during the "Eeny, meeny, miny, moe" rhyme, said while picking between two almost identical cars (the Toyobarus).
Based on these accusations, people are still demanding that Jeremy be sacked from the BBC, which is probably why he felt that it was necessary to make this video and share it via Twitter. In it, the BBC presenter makes an official apology and explains that he did everything he could not to offend people. Two takes with him mumbling the world were made, another with the word "teacher" replacing the offensive word.

We will agree that racism is really bad, especially if comments are made on a TV show millions of people watch.

However, this is just a slip of the tongue that's barely heard in video footage that never even made it to the wider audience. On a separate note, The Daily Mirror, who first broke the story, is by no means a tabloid that deserves the moral high ground. Let he who is without sin cast the first stone…

Who on earth has the time to search for Top Gear news footage with racist mumblings. This has to be the work of a disgruntled ex BBC employee.

That's not to say Jeremy is not to blame in any way. Believed to be the best payed employee of the BBC, he's been involve in numerous scandals due to the very edgy remarks we love him for.

Back in 2011, the BBC had to apologize after Jeremy said on air during The One Show that people who go on strike should be shot in front of their families. We don't mind Jezza and his humor, but maybe the BBC is not the best place for him.

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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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