IIt has not been a good few weeks Jeremy Clarksonwho has been under intense scrutiny since his terrible speech Meghan Marklein which he called for the public humiliation of Prince Harrywife.
The TV star has since canceled his Amazon show “The Grand Tour” and “Clarkson’s Farm,” which reportedly won’t be extended beyond the current tour, which ends in 2024.
But, Jeremy Clarkson He could lose more work, as there is a chance he will be fired by ITV, where he is currently the host of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?.
ITV can fire Jeremy Clarkson like they did Piers Morgan
concern for Clarkson is that ITV previously severed ties with a high-profile name because Meghan MarkleWith Piers Morgan After it was booted from the channel.
Morgan He left ‘Good Morning Britain’ in April of 2021 after Ofcom received 41,000 complaints, following his comments about not being believed. Meghan Marklestory.
This is a precedent for Clarkson Because the same head of ITV, Caroline McCallis still in place.
And, eaten He wasn’t happy at all ClarksonColumn in The Sun on America.
What did Jeremy Clarkson say about Meghan Markle?
called in his article Meghan Markle To be publicly humiliated, in a very clumsy reference to a scene from “Game of Thrones”.
“I hate her, not as much as I hate her Nicola Sturgeon or Rose WestI hate it on a cellular level,” he wrote in The Sun.
“At night, I can’t sleep as I lie there, grinding my teeth and dreaming of the day when you’ll be made to walk naked through the streets of every city in Britain while crowds chant ‘Shame! ‘” They threw lumps of excrement at her.
After the backlash, Clarkson He issued an apology and tweeted his regrets.
“Oh dear, I put my foot in it,” his apology began.
“In a column I wrote about Meghan, I inaccurately referred to a scene in ‘Game of Thrones’ and it did poorly with a large number of people.
“I am terrified because I have caused so much harm and I will be more careful in the future.”
In another apology, this time on Instagram Clarkson He revealed that his managers at Amazon and ITV weren’t happy.
“I was so mad at myself because in all those controversial Top Gear days when I was accused of all sorts of things, there was rarely sexism,” he said on Instagram.
“I was ashamed and so was everyone else. My phone went crazy. Close friends were so angry. Even my daughter took to Instagram to denounce me.
The Sun quickly apologized and tried to explain myself. But even so, there were calls for me to be sacked and charged with a hate crime.
More than 60 MPs demanded action. ITV, who make ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? And Amazon, who make the “Farm Show” and “Grand Tour,” were glowing.
So I wrote to everyone who worked with me to say how sorry I was, and then on Christmas morning I emailed Harry And Megan in California to apologize to them, too.
“I said I was baffled by what they were saying on TV but the language I used in my column was disgraceful and I am terribly sorry.”
Will Jeremy Clarkson Host Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? for next season?
Despite these apologies, Clarkson It’s facing the sweltering heat, with Variety reporting that it has already decided not to renew its offerings on Amazon.
Additionally, the Daily Mail reported that ITV was looking into the possibility of cutting it Clarkson From “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” Prematurely, with the celebrities who contracted for the upcoming season of pageantry.
They’ve already canceled celebrity special episodes of the show, according to the Daily Mail, due to what has been described as “scheduling issues.”
However, it seems ClarksonThe expensive contract, worth around £3m a year, will keep him in the chair he previously occupied. Chris Tarrantat least for one more season.
“Yes, we are in this moment [keeping him on]”,” Kevin LegoDirector of Media and Entertainment at ITV.
“What he says in the papers we have no control over.”
Thus, this impulsive column of The Sun can cost Clarkson Dearly.