Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson reaches settlement with producer he punched 6 years ago

Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson reaches settlement with producer he punched

Jeremy Clarkson has issued an apology to the Top Gear producer he punched.

Clarkson, one of Top Gear's former hosts, apologised after settling a £100,000 racial discrimination and injury claim, reports the BBC.

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Producer Oisin Tymon was left with a bloody lip after a "fracas" involving Clarkson in March last year.

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"I would like to say sorry, once again, to Oisin Tymon for the incident and its regrettable aftermath," Clarkson said.

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"I want to reiterate that none of this was in any way his fault."

"I would also like to make it clear that the abuse he has suffered since the incident is unwarranted and I am sorry too that he has had to go through that."