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While the presenter admitted regrets over the incident which led to his suspension, he also managed to crack a few jokes.
Jeremy spoke to reporters outside his home, telling them: "I've been suspended haven't I?
“I'm just off to the Job Centre... at least I'm going to be able to get to the Chelsea match tonight."
When asked if he had regrets over the incident, Jeremy is believed to have replied with a simple, “yes”.
We’re not too sure how Jeremy will feel if he checks Twitter though, as it appears that Piers Morgan is finding the whole thing rather hilarious.
As well as making a number of jokes at Jeremy’s expense, Piers has cheekily retweeted fans who are asking whether he’d present the motoring show, before jokily (we think) offering to front the programme.
“I can't comment on widespread rumours that I'm replacing @JeremyClarkson on Top Gear,” he wrote, adding: “Hi chaps @RichardHammond @MrJamesMay - here if you need me…”
Jeremy’s suspension was announced on Tuesday afternoon, when the BBC release a statement which read: "Following a fracas with a BBC producer, Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended pending an investigation.
"No one else has been suspended. 'Top Gear' will not be broadcast this Sunday. The BBC will be making no further comment at this time."
It is believed that the now-infamous “fracas” was between Jeremy and one of the show’s producer, and it allegedly took place when catering wasn’t provided at the end of filming.
Piers has also taken the chance to joke about these reports, tweeting: “To be fair to #Clarkson, if my food wasn't ready at the end of a day's filming...I dread to think how violent I'd get.”
The journalist later revealed what he'd do if he was put in charge of the show.
First change I'd make - new segment called: 'SUPERSTARS IN UNFATHOMABLY EXPENSIVE CARS.'March 11, 2015
The jeans, Hawaiian shirts & absurd hairstyles would all have to go. New frontman, new sartorial culture.March 11, 2015
Shortly after the announcement, an online petition was created and by Tuesday morning, it had already amassed over 266,000 signatures.
The 54-year-old presenter was laid-back when discussing the situation with The Sun, telling the paper: “I’m having a nice cold pint and waiting for this to blow over."
Jeremy’s fans and critics have discussed the news on Twitter, and Katie Hopkins has (obviously) had her say, and - surprise, surprise - she’s sticking up for the presenter.
Jeremy’s no stranger to controversy. Check out his most-talked about moments below…