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#1
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/jeremy-clarkson-top-gear-presenter-3480875

In the unseen footage – which was later edited out of the show – the £1million a year TV host is seen swinging his finger between two cars, while reciting a racist version of a children’s counting rhyme.

Clarkson can be heard chanting: “Eeny, meeny, miny, moe...” He then mumbles: “Catch a n***** by his toe”.



http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/jeremy-clarkson-top-gear-host-3484849

He also made a video statement via his Twitter account:

"Ordinarily I don't respond to newspaper allegations but on this occasion I feel I must make an exception.

"A couple of years ago I recorded an item for Top Gear in which I quoted the rhyme "eeny meeny miny moe". Now of course I was well aware that in the best known version of this rhyme there is a racist expression that I was extremely keen to avoid.

"The full rushes show that I did three takes. In two I mumbled where the offensive word would normally occur and in the third I replaced it altogether with the word teacher.

"Now when I viewed this footage several weeks later I realised that in one of the mumbled versions, if you listen very carefully with the sound turned right up, it did appear that I'd actually used the word I was trying to obscure.

"I was mortified by this. Horrified. It is a word I loathe and I did everything in my power to make sure that version did not appear in the programme that was transmitted. In fact I have here the note I sent at the time to the production office and it says: 'I didn't use the n-word here but I've just listened through my headphones and it sounds like I did. Is there another take that we could use?'

"Please be assured I did everything in my power to not use that word. And, as I'm sitting here begging your forgiveness for the fact that obviously my efforts weren't quite good enough. Thank you."


Naturally Piers Morgan, among others, chimed in.




What do you think of this? PC gone too far?

I personally don't hear him say it, certainly not well enough to think "did he really just say that?"
#2
Sounds like gibberish.
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#6
I'm far more inclined to believe his statement than that shitstain of a paper that you linked to.
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#7
at least he didn't actually say "the n word" that would've been so much worse




#8
rubbish. what an utter pillock. he's just one big massive orangutan with yellow teeth.
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#9
How does backlash against a presumed use of an extremely racist slur even remotely beg the question "PC gon 2 far?".
#11
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I'm far more inclined to believe his statement than that shitstain of a paper that you linked to.


I take it you're a fan of the Daily Mirror?
#12
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How does backlash against a presumed use of an extremely racist slur even remotely beg the question "PC gon 2 far?".


Muttering it almost inaudibly under his breath in front of a few people who were filming, shit, better hang, draw and quarter him now.
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#13
how dare PC take away my right to say offensive things!
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#14
didn't even know that word was in the rhyme. I've always known it as 'tiger'
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#15
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Muttering it almost inaudibly under his breath in front of a few people who were filming, shit, better hang, draw and quarter him now.


Not to mention it was an outtake that he specifically didn't want to use in the show for this exact reason.
#16
In the clip, he sounds like a drunk possessed guy.

If you didn't already know what the rhyme was in the first place, you wouldn't have even considered that he said it.

EDIT:
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didn't even know that word was in the rhyme. I've always known it as 'tiger'


Also, this.
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#17
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In the clip, he sounds like a drunk possessed guy.

If you didn't already know what the rhyme was in the first place, you wouldn't have even considered that he said it.

EDIT:


Also, this.

not to mention it isn't even the common, modern version of the rhyme
#18
Quote by Baby Joel
didn't even know that word was in the rhyme. I've always known it as 'tiger'

This.

But if you're on camera, you probably shouldn't even jokingly say that.
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#19
Who the hell cares? There's been like 4 "SOMEONE USED THE 'N-WORD'" stories articles this week.

It's a word, get off it already...

EDIT - watched the video... are you fucking kidding me? THAT is what people are outraged about??
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#20
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how dare PC take away my right to say offensive things!


Seriously! Won't somebody please think of the white people :C
#21
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Who the hell cares? There's been like 4 "SOMEONE USED THE 'N-WORD'" stories articles this week.

It's a word, get off it already...

haha oh boy




#23
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EDIT - watched the video... are you fucking kidding me? THAT is what people are outraged about??

for real

it doesn't even sound like anything
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#25
Why is this surprising? It's Jeremy Clarkson after all.
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#28
Jeremy Clarkson shot a flame thrower off the back of a gigantic snow plow while they ran over cars, he can do/say whatever the hell he wants to.
#29
He probably blurted out "goddamn nigga that's fast!" while driving an M5. Can't blame him.

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#30
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I'm far more inclined to believe his statement than that shitstain of a paper that you linked to.

clarkson is like the daily mail in person form though, which is worse

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at least he didn't actually say "the n word" that would've been so much worse

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PC gone too far

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#31
Fine him a trillion dollars and ban him from the world

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He probably blurted out "goddamn nigga that's fast!" while driving an M5. Can't blame him.


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#33
Oh well I guess we'd better end the career of this long-time beloved and cherished bringer of laughs and joy.
#37
If he said "nigga" that's fine. It's offensive if you said "nigger" but "nigga" is a term of endearment. For example, "Can you lend a nigga a pencil?".
#38
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not to mention it isn't even the common, modern version of the rhyme

He is old.

I think he's an utter twat but I'll echo trow's thoughts.
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