Jeremy Clarkson has come out as pro-EU and people aren't sure what to think

No, he isn't.

Jeremy Clarkson, the car-loving, Cotswolds-living, rosé-drinking extraordinaire, has just come out in support of the UK staying in the EU. No Brexit for Clarkson, he writes in today's Sunday Times:

Isn’t it better to stay in and try to make the damn thing work properly? To create a United States of Europe that functions as well as the United States of America? With one army and one currency and one unifying set of values?

For the Remain campaigners, you'd think this is resoundingly good news. Despite his fiery temper and divisive comments, the ex Top Gear presenter has scores of fans. His voice will be heard.

But as the news of his Europhilia milled about on Sunday morning, on Twitter, disbelief and sarcasm have been the most distinguishable reactions.

Jeremy Clarkson hasn't always been so entrusting of globalisation. In the past, he's aired views that would perhaps discourage the idea of nations getting along, working, politically and economically, in unity.

In December 2008, on an episode of Top Gear Clarkson gave a Nazi salute during a segment about German car manufacturer BMW. And a year earlier, he claimed that a Malaysian car, one he believed to be the 'worst in the world,' was made by 'jungle people who wear leaves as shoes'.

But then he's not really a fan of the Welsh or Scots, either, so our guess is as good as anyone's, really.

A pertinent question?

One Direction, at the time of writing, had yet to come out for or against an EU exit for Britain. Zayn Malik has also kept voters in the dark over his thoughts on the matter.

Umm. A bit harsh.

Paul has a tough choice ahead.

We're not entirely sure if this is a joke, tbh.

It's not all that surprising that Clarkson has come out in favour of the 'In' campaign. He's good friends with David Cameron, after all.

And, although he's somewhat of a 'loose canon' at times, sadly this point stands...

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