A spokesperson for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex has accused Jeremy Clarkson of spreading “hate rhetoric”.
The outspoken TV star took to Instagram on Monday (16.01.23) to apologise for a controversial article that he wrote concerning the royal couple – however a spokesperson for the duo has now disputed Jeremy’s declare that he reached out to them each.
The spokesperson stated: “On December 25, 2022, Mr. Clarkson wrote solely to Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex. The contents of his correspondence had been marked Non-public and Confidential.”
Jeremy, 62, sparked outrage in December when he wrote that he was “dreaming of the day” the duchess could be compelled to “parade bare by means of the streets” whereas crowds threw excrement at her.
The previous ‘High Gear’ host has now been accused of spreading “harmful conspiracy theories and misogyny”.
In an announcement given to PEOPLE, the spokesperson stated: “Whereas a brand new public apology has been issued as we speak by Mr. Clarkson, what stays to be addressed is his lengthy standing sample of writing articles that unfold hate rhetoric, harmful conspiracy theories, and misogyny. Until every of his different items had been additionally written in a rush, as he states, it’s clear that this isn’t an remoted incident shared in haste, however somewhat a sequence of articles shared in hate.”
Jeremy beforehand took to Instagram to debate his controversial newspaper article.
He wrote on the photo-sharing platform: “Normally, I learn what I’ve written to another person earlier than submitting, however I used to be dwelling alone on that fateful day, and in a rush. So after I’d completed, I simply pressed Ship. After which, when the column appeared the following day, the landmine exploded.
“I due to this fact wrote to everybody who works with me saying how sorry I used to be after which, on Christmas morning, I e-mailed Harry and Meghan in California to apologise to them too. I stated I used to be baffled by what that they had been saying on TV however that the language I would utilized in my column was disgraceful and that I used to be profoundly sorry.”