Jeremy Clarkson blasts government as he collects farming award
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Jeremy Clarkson has hit out at socialists online and branded them ‘disgusting people’.
It comes after the Grand Tour star posted his thoughts following the death of Queen Elizabeth II – although it’s not clear whether his criticism of socialists was linked to the reaction to the monarch’s death.
“Twitter is a handy and constant reminder that socialists are disgusting people,” he wrote in a post which racked up more than 113,000 likes.
He wasn’t finished there, either.
\u201cTwitter is a handy and constant reminder that socialists are disgusting people.\u201d
In a post seemingly aimed at negativity surrounding the Queen’s death on social media, he added: “One of the things I’ve noticed in these last few hours is that so very many people on Twitter are truly awful human beings.”
\u201cOne of the things I\u2019ve noticed in these last few hours is that so very many people on Twitter are truly awful human beings.\u201d
He also praised Boris Johnson, by writing: “I was trying to think of something to say but Boris Johnson has said it all. Whatever you think of him, the man can write. Some beautiful words about a magnificent monarch.”
“This is what he wrote. I agree with it all,” he said, before sharing the text of Johnson’s address to the Commons.
\u201cThis is what he wrote. I agree with it all\u201d
The former Top Gear presenter, who now fronts Clarkson's Farm on Amazon Prime has been making the same point about A-level results since 2014 when he tweeted: "If your A level results aren't joyous take comfort from the fact I got a C and two Us. And I have a Mercedes Benz."
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