TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson has paid compensation to the producer transfer bi-Bi-si Aisino Timony, because of the conflict with which he had to leave the program Top Gear. About it writes Daily Mail.
The payout was £100 million ($141 thousand). Clarkson also brought in lawyers apology to the producer. “I would once again like to apologize to Ossinom Timonum for the incident and its unfortunate consequences,” the statement said Clarkson.
“I would also like to emphasize that I’m sorry he went through all this,’ said Clarkson. — I am glad that this issue has now been resolved. Oisin always been the creative part of Top Gear, and I wish him every success in his future projects.” Presenter added that the incident was no fault of Timon.
In turn, the representative bi-Bi-si, which aired the program, said the company is pleased to address this problem. He added that Oisin is an important member of the team bi-Bi-si.
Timon filed a lawsuit against Clarkson after the scandal on shootings of the next series of Top Gear in March 2015. He dealt with the beatings and racial discrimination. The conflict occurred when the master did not get steak. He called Timon obscene word, with the mention of nationality, and smashed the lip.
The scandal led to the dismissal of Clarkson, and then bi-Bi-si decided not to renew his contract. Colleagues leading soon refused to conduct the show without him.
Top Gear will be broadcast in may. One of the new leading will be actor Matt LeBlanc, famous for his role in the TV series “Friends”. He will become the first Top Gear is the world’s leading non-British origin for 39-year history of the show. The contract for the work in the program also concluded the British presenter, Chris Evans.
The Clarkson has signed a contract with channel Amazon. His salary at the new place is £10 ($15 million) per year.
Top Gear is one of the most popular programs about the cars in the world. First editions aired on British television in 1977. In 2002, the program format was changed, leading steel Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James may.