Jeremy Clarkson not cancelled as host of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? - ITV

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Jeremy Clarkson has not been cancelled arsenic the big of tv quiz amusement Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?, according to ITV.

The transmission besides insisted that the deed programme had not been axed and it was contractually committed to different bid which has already been recorded.

There had been reports that Clarkson's aboriginal arsenic the show's presenter was successful jeopardy pursuing his arguable paper column astir the Duchess of Sussex.

But these were refuted by ITV, and by Clarkson himself connected societal media who insisted helium had "not been sacked".


Image: Jeremy Clarkson was criticised implicit an nonfiction helium wrote astir the Duchess of Sussex. Pic: AP

An ITV spokesperson said: "As we person said for respective weeks, ITV is contractually committed to a further bid of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? (which has present been recorded).

"There are nary further commissioning commitments beyond that presently arsenic is emblematic with specified shows wherever we marque commissioning decisions connected a series-by-series basis."

"Therefore for the avoidance of uncertainty neither Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? nor Jeremy Clarkson person been cancelled."

Clarkson, 62, tweeted: "So galore benignant messages astir today's reports. But relax... I person not been sacked arsenic big of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire."

Clarkson's vocation was nether the spotlight aft helium wrote an nonfiction successful The Sun paper astir Meghan, which became the astir complained astir portion to the Independent Press Standards Organisation.

IPSO said it had received much than 25,100 complaints and it has subsequently launched an investigation.

In the arguable piece, Clarkson said helium "hated" the duchess.

The TV presenter aboriginal apologised, describing his connection arsenic "disgraceful" and said helium was "profoundly sorry". The Sun besides apologised and said it regretted the work of the column, which was removed online.

Prince Harry and Meghan dismissed the apology by the erstwhile Top Gear star and did not judge the nonfiction was a careless, isolated incident.

Clarkson's piece, published successful December, said helium was "dreaming of the time erstwhile [Meghan] is made to parade bare done the streets of each municipality successful Britain portion crowds chant, 'Shame!' and propulsion lumps of excrement astatine her".

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The comments sparked a immense backlash, with Clarkson's girl Emily, arsenic good arsenic galore others, speaking retired against him.

Clarkson co-hosts Amazon Prime TV bid The Grand Tour, and documentary bid Clarkson's Farm follows his efforts to tally an Oxfordshire workplace helium bought successful 2008.

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