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Matt LeBlanc Offered A Shitload Of Cash To Stay On 'Top Gear'

Matt LeBlanc Offered A Shitload Of Cash To Stay On 'Top Gear'

Matt LeBlanc, AKA Joey from Friends, AKA the best one off new Top Gear, has reportedly signed a £2 million solo deal with the BBC.

According to a report, the BBC felt that keeping Matt was a priority, especially after losing The Great British Bake Off to Channel 4.

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Chris Evans, AKA the worst ever Top Gear host, announced he wouldn't be back for a second series after he was savaged by critics throughout his time as presenter.

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Matt, on the other hand, was liked by viewers and it seems the BBC are keen to keep hold of him. As well as offering him a shitload of cash, Matt's new deal will also see flexible working so he can carry on filming his US sitcom, Man with a Plan, the Sun reports.

There are also rumours that BBC TV controller Charlotte Moore has offered Paul Hollywood a spot on the show. Now, I don't know about you, but that sounds like a bloody awful idea.

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Featured image credit: BBC

Topics: Matt LeBlanc, Top Gear

Claire Reid

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