Jeremy Clarkson Punched Producer, May and Hammond Stopped Him from Punching Again

Oh dear! Word is that the Irish producer told officials at the disciplinary meeting that Clarkson did land a punch in his kisser. Top Gear’s Captain Power tried to hit Oisin Tymon a second time, but James May and Richard Hammond “grabbed him to stop him from going in again,” according to the Mirror.
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A source close to the Top Gear team and the aforementioned publication mentioned that the fracas “happened outside the hotel, with just the four of them there.” After the Hamster and Captain Slow stopped Jezza from aiming a second blow, May and Hammond “seemed shocked and stayed with Oisin, asking if he was OK, while Clarkson returned to the bar.” Gosh...

It’s understood that Tymon wants Clarkson to take up some anger management counselling. Then again, the Irish producer can also report Jeremy’s outburst to the police, then he could press charges for assault if Oisin feels that the “truth is ‘whitewashed’ during the BBC probe.” Another spicy detail is that Oisin ACTUALLY WENT to the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton, seeking medical attention “after feeling dizzy.”

As things stand after the first BBC disciplinary meeting, Oisin Tymon’s variant of this whole mishmash is putting Jeremy Clarkson in the worst situation imaginable. Though his opinion isn’t entirely relevant, ex-Stig Perry McCarthy told Radio Times that a replacement for Jezza would be similar to “signing up for your own firing squad.” He’s right, you know - it’s impossible to fill Jeremy Clarkson’s shoes as a Top Gear presenter.

McCarthy added that “the only person who could take it on [Clarkson’s place] would be somebody who has nothing to lose." Unfortunately for Top Gear’s main man, he lost everything over a mere punch. For crying out loud, Jeremy, if you would have spat or tripped Oisin over, not punch him, without calling him an Irish-you-know-what, none of this drama would have happened.

We’re now waiting for Clarkson to tell his version of events at the following BBC disciplinary meeting...

UPDATE: Jeremy Clarkson: "I'll do one last lap of Top Gear track before f****** b******* sack me."
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After a 1:43 scale model of a Ferrari 250 GTO sparked Mircea's interest for cars when he was a kid, an early internship at Top Gear sealed his career path. He's most interested in muscle cars and American trucks, but he takes a passing interest in quirky kei cars as well.
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