Amazon customers are cancelling their Prime accounts after Jeremy Clarkson's shows 'axed'
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Amazon customers are cancelling their Prime subscriptions after reports that Jeremy Clarkson's shows on the streamer are set to be axed.
Unless you've been living under a rock in recent weeks, you'll know the controversial automotive journalist has been in the headlines recently for comments he made about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
The Grand Tour presenter was forced to apologise over comments he made about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in The Sun.
Speaking about Prince Harry, Clarkson said: "I actually feel rather sorry for him because today he’s just a glove puppet with no more control over what he says or does than Basil Brush.
"Meghan, though, is a different story. I hate her.
"Not like I hate Nicola Sturgeon or Rose West. I hate her on a cellular level."
He continued: "At night, I’m unable to sleep as I lie there, grinding my teeth and dreaming of the day when she is made to parade naked through the streets of every town in Britain while the crowds chant, 'Shame!' and throw lumps of excrement at her."
Many people have called for the journalist to go, while some Clarkson fans have called for him to stay.
Amazon confirmed to LADbible that the second season of Clarkson's Farm will air as planned on the 10 February.
They also confirmed that a commissioned third season will go ahead as planned, too.
But according to a report by Variety, Amazon are not expected to be working with Clarkson beyond the season two and three of Clarkson's Farm and any remaining The Grand Tour specials.
They say that Clarkson will likely be off Amazon by the end of 2024.
This news had led to some fans cancelling their Prime subscription and taking to social media in support of the TV host.
One person said: "So Amazon has dropped Jeremy Clarkson. Well, I've just cancelled my Amazon Prime account."
A second added: "That's my Amazon Prime cancelled #IStandWithJeremyClarkson."
Meanwhile, a third remarked: "I see Amazon have suspended Jeremy Clarkson over his comments on Meghan Markle.
"I actually don't have a strong opinion on that, nor am I a huge fan of Jeremy Clarkson. I do however, care about free speech.
"I have cancelled my Prime membership after 3 years."
Earlier this week, Clarkson issued a personal apology to the distanced royals in a statement released on his Instagram account.
He said: "One of the strange things I’ve noticed in recent times is that whenever an MP or a well-known person is asked to apologise for something, no matter how heartfelt or profound that apology may be, it’s never enough for the people who called for it in the first place.
"So I’m going to try and buck the trend this morning with an apology for the things I said in a Sun column recently about Meghan Markle. I really am sorry.
"All the way from the balls of my feet to the follicles on my head. This is me putting my hands up. It's a mea culpa with bells on.
"It was a slow rumble to start with, and I ignored it. But then the rumble got louder. So I picked up a copy of The Sun to see what all the fuss was about.
"We've all been there, I guess. In that precise moment when we suddenly realise we've completely messed up. You are sweaty and cold at the same time. And your head pounds. And you feel sick.
"I couldn't believe what I was reading. Had I really said that? It was horrible."
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