Letter: Why are Clarkson's remarks any different to those of others?

Jeremy Clarkson’s remarks about Mrs “Spare” were characteristically over-robust and he is rightfully ashamed at the way he expressed his feelings.

His various “sponsors”, ITV/Amazon, are apparently considering his future as a presenter.

On the other hand, two nationally known ladies have in the recent past expressed outlandish remarks about what they would wish happen to public figures.

That so-called “National Treasure”, Miriam Margolyes, when hearing of Boris Johnson’s Covid plight (May 2020), apparently wished that he would die.

A letter about abusive outbursts from celebrities

In June 2019, on hearing that someone had tried to throw a milkshake at Nigel Farage, Jo Brand (so-called comic), suggested that battery acid would have been a better option, meaning a permanent disfigurement at least.

They had no “disciplinary” action, not even a yellow card, taken against them… Why?

Jeremy Biggin

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