Earlier today, the BBC announced that Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson had been suspended as the result of a fracas involving a producer.
Radio Times have reported that Clarkson punched a male producer last week. The knuckle sandwich was not reported to brass at The Beeb until yesterday, who decided today that the presenter should be suspended.
There are some, this guy included, who think this whole thing might be a setup to aid lagging viewership numbers in the U.K. The network has pulled the final three episodes of season 22, which seems like a perfect way to build some excitement for a few weeks in the Spring.
More on Jezza’s plight as it becomes available.