The outspoken British presenter, Jeremy Clarkson from the hit TV show, Top Gear, has been suspended by the BBC after 54-year-old was involved in a quarrel with a producer.
This isn't the first time Clarkson got himself in trouble. Last year he was brought before the BBC after it was reported that he mentioned the word "nigger" while reciting the famous rhyme, "Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe." He was not suspended then but was given a warning instead.
"Following a fracas with a BBC producer, Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended pending an investigation," the broadcaster said in a statement on Tuesday. "No one else has been suspended."
At the moment, the BBC is investigating the issue, though it is not certain what else will be done to Clarkson should this investigation turn up more dirt. After all, he is the face of Top Gear, so chances are the BBC might not want to fire him because it could cause viewers to defect faster than a soldier on the losing side.
Clarkson is a man who brings in the money for BBC where Top Gear is concerned. His wit and humor are loved by fans, especially some of the controversial statements he makes during a show.
At one point in his career, Clarkson made an enemy of environmental groups, cyclists, and mental health charities all around England and the rest of the world. They would love to see him fall due to his latest actions, but we doubt anything will happen to Clarkson. He might only get another warning but should he do something terrible again; we can't say what the BBC might do.
Last year, Clarkson and a number of the Top Gear team had to flee Argentina after they were spotted in a Porsche 928 GT with the registration number H982 FKL. The registration could suggest Clarkson and his team is taking shots at the Argentinians due to the Falklands dispute between the country and the U.K.
One can say that Top Gear's success is due in part to Clarkson and his controversial ways, but is the BBC willing to play the game like this forever? Maybe, maybe not.
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