Jeremy Clarkson allegedly punched a producer of the BBC because he was offered a cold platter rather than a steak. The "Top Gear" host was not happy with the selection of cold meats and cheese he was given after a day of shooting, The Mirror reports.
Jeremy Clarkson is returning to TV and to his former home at the BBC. But just for one night. The bombastic TV host and automotive journalist has been hired to guest host an episode of the BBC news quiz show "Have I Got News For You" on April 24.
The BBC is refusing to discuss whether Top Gear will ever return to television after Jeremy Clarkson was suspended over a “fracas” with a colleague and the rest of the current series was pulled from the schedules, despite a petition with nearly 390,000 signatures to reinstate the star.
Clarkson, 54, is reported to have tried to punch a male producer of the BBC Two show last week. The incident was only reported to the corporation on Monday, resulting in his suspension on Tuesday.
Jeremy Clarkson, the Top Gear presenter who has been suspended by the BBC after allegedly punching a producer last week, confessed to the incident because his own team was turning on him, the Daily Mirror reports.
Clarkson waited five full days before picking up the phone to tell BBC television chief Danny Cohen that he “forcibly manhandled” producer Oisin Tymon, the website said.