Citing its personal sources, Selection claims that Amazon Prime Video is “possible” planning to cease working with Clarkson after already-ordered episodes of his two applications, Clarkson’s Farm and The Grand Tour, wrap in 2024. Beneath the anticipated plan, Clarkson would end out his current agreements with the corporate earlier than each events transfer on on the finish of the deal. That will possible imply a 3rd season of Clarkson’s Farm and 4 extra episodes of The Grand Tour.
The choice is a response to Clarkson’s widely derided column about Meghan Markle, which blamed her for the actions of her husband, Prince Harry. Clarkson took explicit warmth for a reference to a scene in Recreation of Thrones, suggesting that Markle be “made to parade bare by means of the streets of each city in Britain whereas the crowds chant, ‘Disgrace!’ and throw lumps of excrement at her.”
Clarkson apologized for the column a few days after it ran, then again on Instagram Monday. Within the second apology, he additionally introduced that he has already apologized to Markle and Prince Harry straight.
“Often, I learn what I’ve written to another person earlier than submitting, however I used to be house alone on that fateful day, and in a rush,” Clarkson wrote in his Instagram apology Monday. “So once I’d completed, I simply pressed ship. After which, when the column appeared the subsequent day, the land mine exploded.”
Whereas no change in plans has been formally introduced, Amazon referred to as off an upcoming press convention to advertise Clarkson’s Farm shortly after the Selection report was launched Monday.