26 March 2012 - 10:55am | posted by | 4 comments

Clarkson claims Beckham isn’t a real ‘man’

Clarkson claims Beckham isn’t a real ‘man’ Clarkson claims Beckham isn’t a real ‘man’

Having outraged striking public sector workers, Mexicans and the Indian sub-continent petrol head Jeremy Clarkson is now switching his ire toward metrosexual men like David Beckam, jibing: “They are not men, really”.

Clarkson revealed that his pet hate is men who engage in grooming behaviour such as splashing on aftershave, styling hair and, the worst sin of all, enjoy shopping for clothes.

He said: “Count me out of all this tosh. I don’t want to smell like a German or a bog. I want to smell of whatever I’ve eaten or done.

“I’m a man, and scent is for women. Shopping is for women. I realise, of course, some men like to waste their time mooching about in town, having their hair cut and buying silly clothes.

“These people are called footballers… They have scrotums but they are not men, really.”

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26 Mar 2012 - 12:49
lukeu20053's picture

I like Jeremy Clarkson and never miss a Top Gear, his past comments about lorry drivers etc were to me just typical examples of our fantastic British humour. However how does he think he can maintain his popularity (and career) by insulting such a huge demographic. Jeremy just because a huge proportion of your audience and a third of your Top Gear presenting collages don’t need their wives to buy their clothes doesn’t make them less manly… ‘real’ men have used aftershave for decades, it’s called Brut!

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26 Mar 2012 - 17:44
tim_newton's picture

Remarkable how similar Clarkson's views and those espoused by the Turkish shampoo brand using Hitler are, no?

http://www.thedrum.com/news/2012/03/26/turkish-firm-employs-hitler-adver...

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26 Mar 2012 - 17:47
kiwio17147's picture

Totally agree with Clarkson, as you can see in my blog: http://ballsXXL.com ... Beckham: get your balls back!

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26 Mar 2012 - 18:09
LStacey

This is to be taken with a pinch of salt. I groom. I splash. I shop. I am not a footballer. I'm also not offended. It's funny that there are still people like that in the world... and he knows it.

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