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Old 05-02-2014, 10:51 PM   #1
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Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson accused of uttering racial slur on film

http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/02/world/...on-racism-row/

As a fan of the show I'm interested in what the BBC does here. He's basically the face of Top Gear and I can't imagine the show without him. Even Prime Minister David ******* has made a statement about it.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/poli...ite-wrong.html
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Old 05-02-2014, 10:53 PM   #2
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Not sure why that's censored...
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Old 05-03-2014, 09:47 AM   #3
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Should he have said it? No. But I think people are too sensitive about this stuff nowadays.
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Old 05-03-2014, 09:57 AM   #4
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Jeremy Clarkson has said so many worse things in his career.

Just sayin'.
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Old 05-03-2014, 09:59 AM   #5
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Should he have said it? No. But I think people are too sensitive about this stuff nowadays.
In my option it's blown way out of proportion.
There's a double standard it seems, and a sad commentary on political correctness.
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Old 05-03-2014, 10:06 AM   #6
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I agree with all this, it's way blown out of proportion and people are WAY too sensitive these days. People cry and moan about every little thing. Sad really
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Yes it was but some one will try to sue.
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Old 05-03-2014, 10:54 AM   #8
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Oh and I completely agree that it's blown out of proportion.
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I remember in the last Top Gear special he said something that everyone found racist towards Asians but it died off after a few days.
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Old 05-03-2014, 11:54 AM   #10
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Forgiven. Its not targeting or trying to be offensive. Just some humor that was blown out of proportion. If we can put up with rappers saying it all the time, why can't we put up with it on TV? I'll tell you what though if he does get fired I will be very sad to see him leave over this.
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Old 05-03-2014, 12:07 PM   #11
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Today, I learned that Donald Sterling is a C5 member!!!

Also, what was Clarkson doing reciting lines from Pulp Fiction...
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Today, I learned that Donald Sterling is a C5 member!!!

Also, what was Clarkson doing reciting lines from Pulp Fiction...
I'm your fan now! That was good!
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i can't believe someone is that stupid in this day. especially in his position.
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Old 05-03-2014, 01:41 PM   #14
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i can't believe someone is that stupid in this day. especially in his position.
Ignorance rears it's ugly head; blown out of proportion? I think not, nor is this a 'new' taboo thing. I like him as a host so I hope he keeps his job, prolly end up doing the cliche' sensitivity classes.
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