British radio and television presenter Clive Anderson has said that Jeremy Clarkson was "ill advised" to say a possible racist rhyme during a Top Gear recording.
He continued by saying the rhyme was "used casually" in the past and is unsure whether looking at Top Gear outtakes is a way to "asses Clarkson's contribution to the nation."
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