Jeremy Clarkson lashes out at socialists, branding them 'disgusting people'

Jeremy Clarkson lashes out at socialists, branding them 'disgusting people'
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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.

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.”

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Clarkson has been posting candid reactions to the monarch's passing over the last few days. On Friday he wrote: “Ordinarily, I enjoy writing my newspaper columns but today, I found it so very hard.”

“Tomorrow is always a new day. But tomorrow will be so much more than that,” he added.

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.

It’s the first time Clarkson has sparked a big reaction on social media since he dropped his same old A-level tweet on A-levels results day.

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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