02/05/2014 06:30 BST | Updated 02/05/2014 11:59 BST

Jeremy Clarkson's Statement: Did He Say The S-Word? (VIDEO)

SEE ALSO: Jeremy Clarkson's Statement: A Translation

A storm is raging around Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson after he issued a statement in which he may or may not have said the s-word.

In the video, posted to Twitter, Clarkson is clearly heard "begging for forgiveness" - but appears to mumble, or indeed not say, the word 'sorry', nor actually apologise.

Watch the video below and decide for yourself: did Clarkson say the s-word or not?