Trouble seems to follow Top Gear wherever they go

TopGear2013While Top Gear has caused a bit of a stir in NZ this week with the Ninety Mile Beach controversy, it’s also been kicking off across the ditch.

Jeremy Clarkson’s escapades in Sydney are proving popular with the Australian media but not so much with Top Gear’s executive producer Andy Wilman.

Wilman has shut down talk that Clarkson and the show wouldn’t be returning to Australia after a member of Clarkson’s party told paparazzi: “You’re the reason we won’t come back to Australia”.

Wilman responded by describing Clarkson’s friend as a “halfwit”.

“I would like to address the matter of the comment made by a man in Sydney Harbour, stating that Top Gear would never be coming back to Australia,” he told News Ltd.

“That comment was made by a halfwit who has absolutely nothing to do with the TV show, and nor is he a spokesman for Jeremy or any of the other presenters.

“He had no right to make any comment in relation to the show, and his remarks most certainly do not reflect our views in any way. I know there was a stressful situation involving paparazzi, there may have been some puffing up of chests – I neither know nor care.

“I am absolutely furious about what he said and I would like the viewers who watch and enjoy Top Gear in Australia to know this.”

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  • anonamis

    GET A BRAIN DORK-HEAD AUSTRALIA IS ACROSS THE TASMAN, GET A EDUCATION AS WELL

    • Sophie

      ????

  • John Drinnan

    This isn’t by “Brad “- its by two Australian journalists who work has ben nicked