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Jeremy Clarkson fired by the Beeb

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Oldboy, Mar 25, 2015.

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  1. Brad Pittiful

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    here in the states if you have a alcohol problem they send you to rehab...and then you can return to your job...why didnt this play out for clarkson...do they have such a think in england with substance abuse on the job and into rehab...once stable you can return to your job
     
  2. simonsp

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    He doesn't have an alcohol problem. He has an arrogant boor problem.
     
  3. J-man

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    AFAIK no-one has claimed that Clarkson has an alcohol problem, alcohol was simply a a contributing factor to what happened.
     
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    B-but if the BBC wanted to keep him but make it look like they are being responsible, they could have gone the rehab route. They must really not want him.
     
  5. viking

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    You are aware that they drink alcohol in other countries without it being a problem in itself , right ?
    I wonder what band he fronted ?
    Sounds like a classic case of LSD........ Lead Singers Disease ...
     
  6. Brad Pittiful

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    we are talking legalities here...doesnt matter if he has a real alcohol problem...but they could still use it to his advantage...lawyers know how to manipulate things so the just punishment is avoided
     
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    Maybe because of this?

    Unless it was bluff,of course. :lol:
     
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    Yeah, but in modern day America the solution to every problem is counseling and medication.
     
  9. Oldboy

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    Ah I see....
     
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    top gear usa is a joke.. i cant stand them guys.. just stupid they even tried to make it work. then again, i do not like the uk top gear either.. who maybe i should give the guys down under a try. heh.



    chris.
     
  11. viking

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    I don't care about a c*nt like him , as said he will laugh all the way to the bank....
    I don't mind watching shows about cars , bikes etch.... when they get too far away from the core of it , I don't care to watch it anymore....... Whether it turns into reality , or start being more about the hosts , or they have to dumb down the subject enough to attract more viewers , are all the same to me. I stop watching...
    I know the show have a lot of fans , you will get over it.Surely someone else will take his place
    And for the JC fans out there , don't worry , he will soon pop up somewhere else
     
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    Three strikes and he's out... Extended, racist rants and violent assault on a junior colleague reveal he is exactly the low life, arrogant personality he presents. Kids need to see better.

    The show had its moments but was becoming too formula. I'd stopped watching some time ago. James May does other interesting and funny stuff. And let's not for one minute think Clarkson is some scripting, production & editing genius and mastermind. There was a whole Professional production company that helped make him look good that he insulted too.

    Change is good, just difficult for some. There is plenty more talent out there, and younger & hipper too to bring a new crowd in perhaps.

    Maybe a rota of interesting guest presenters for a while...
     
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    Enjoy your 'vacation'. :lol:
     
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    See you in a month then ;)
     
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    :eek:
     
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    a fortnight is 14 days...this thread was technically 13 days from when the other one was made...oh man...will the mods spare you their wrath :lol:
     
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    Well GB did say "in a fortnight," and it's only been thirteen days since he posted that. So maybe they'll bend on missing it by one day...
     
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    but hey he is in the UK.. he is a day of head of us yeah.. its Thursday so maybe we can pull some clever lawyer trickery.
    Chris.
     
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    the UK isnt a day ahead of us...australia yes but not the uk
     
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