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Jeremy Clarkson Responds To Racism Accusations After Naming Black Dog 'Didier Dogba'

22/04/2014 11:57 BST | Updated 22/04/2014 11:59 BST

Jeremy Clarkson has faced accusations of racism from Twitter users after he named his new pet - a small black dog - 'Didier Dogba' after the former Chelsea footballer Didier Drogba.

The Top Gear presenter's tweet sparked a flurry of angry responses suggesting the name was "racist" because both Didiers are black.

But the Top Gear presenter quickly responded to his critics arguing that he meant no offence.

The presenter is already in trouble after he was accused of using the term "slope” during the filming of a two-part Top Gera Burma special, a derogatory term for people of Asian descent.

In March, the BBC faced demands to conduct a formal investigation into the contentious comment or potentially face a £1 million lawsuit.

Clarkson also attracted criticism for tweeting a picture of oxygen masks on a plane shortly after Flight MH370 disappeared.

He also had to apologise for this a couple of months ago...

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Jeremy Clarkson posted this image on Twitter

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