The trio haven’t been aren’t afraid of the odd insult every now and then (Picture: Amazon Prime Video)
We know they don’t all the time imply it, however Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond haven’t been afraid of the odd insult or feud over time.
The Grand Tour presenters are recognized for their bickering and infighting and, whereas James has beforehand described it as ‘pantomime’ put on for the camera, they will get fairly savage once in a while.
While the trio has managed to bother an awful lot of people outside of their immediate circle prior to now – including the entire populations of Mexico and Argentina – they’ve spent plenty of time winding themselves up as well.
With Jeremy not too long ago hitting out at his co-stars and banning them from his show Clarkson’s Farm, we’ve taken a glance again at a few of their tetchiest moments together.
Strap in, as a result listed below are essentially the most savage feuds and insults shared between the Grand Tour trio:
When James May stated the stars all ‘hate each other’
While his tongue may have been firmly in his cheek when he said it, the presenter admitted that they by no means socialise together and don’t like each other one bit – one thing which is fairly hard to consider when you watch the show itself.
‘We work because we hate each other. That’s the magic method. It doesn’t work for bands. I feel it really works for groups of TV presenters. We get on one another’s tits massively,’ he informed The Guardian.
When asked if they socialise off-screen, the 58-year-old replied ‘We try not to. That’s a no.’
Tell us what you actually think, James…
When Richard Hammond stated the others had been ‘jealous’ of his new show
The Grand Tour stars have all headed up their very own solo shows after their large move to Amazon, including Richard who fronted The Great Escapists.
How do James and Jeremy really feel in regards to the show? Well, in line with Richard, they’re very jealous about it.
Speaking on the One Show, Richard stated: ‘Oh man, they were so jealous, still are.’
Exaggerating, he added: ‘Seething almost, won’t return my calls… They’re simply so jealous, it’s horrible. I really feel actually unhealthy for them. I feel I’ve damaged their hearts.’
As the show involved Richard and his co-star Tory Belleci shipwrecked collectively on a desert island, utilizing nothing but their scrapped shipwreck for survival, we really think about Jeremy and James were actually quite pleased to sit that one out.
When Jeremy Clarkson celebrated spending much less time with James May
Jeremy was left in tears over the past studio episode of The Grand Tour (Picture: Amazon Prime Video)
Emotions ran excessive when the Grand Tour stars wrapped up their last ever studio show, with the series transferring solely to specials filmed on the road.
Jeremy struggled to hold back the tears in the course of the filming. But even then, he couldn’t turn down a chance to insult his old pal James.
‘I’m an emotional old sausage,’ Jeremy advised The Sun afterwards. ‘I like having a studio audience but I’m getting old now. So life will likely be a bit simpler just doing the specials.
‘But on the upside, it does mean I get to spend less of my life with James May. There is always a silver lining.’
When James referred to Jeremy as a ‘knob’
The trio most not too long ago ventured to Scotland on The Grand Tour (Picture: Amazon/TNI Press LTD.)
James, for one, actually isn’t afraid of speaking his mind throughout interviews in regards to the show, and slinging a couple of insults the way of his co-stars within the process.
The presenter previously declared that he was ‘not mates’ with Jeremy and Richard, and even called Jeremy a ‘knob’.
Speaking to The Telegraph, May stated that he has ‘never really changed [his] view of Jeremy, which is that he is a “knob”, as [he] said on the news’ [after Clarkson’s assault of a BBC producer in 2015].’
He additionally stated that Jeremy is ‘a bit of a Stuckist: part of him is actually locked in the 1920s.’
In the exact same interview, James additionally hit out at co-host Richard, taking him apart with a tirade of fairly hilarious insults.
When asked what essentially the most irritating issues about Richard had been, he replied: ‘His face. His chirpiness and his silly little beard.’
James additionally stated he knew Richard had recovered from his automobile crash on Top Gear in 2006 because he was ‘just as much of a t*** as he always was’ before the accident.
When Jeremy called James ‘ugly’
‘When I first met you I thought you were ugly. Now… I still think you’re ugly,’ Jeremy stated.
Delivering one of the most British comebacks we’ve ever heard, James replied: ‘Crushing criticism from someone so handsome.’
Few moments sum up the Grand Tour group dynamic quite so nicely.
Jeremy ‘bans’ Richard and James from Clarkson’s Farm
The 61-year-old not too long ago stated that Richard and James wouldn’t be allowed on his farming show ‘in a million years’.
It all comes after Amazon Prime Video renewed the hit documentary for a second series, causing Jeremy to take to Twitter in celebration.
When one fan requested: ‘Can we get a cameo from @RichardHammond and Captain Slow?’ Jeremy replied: ‘Not in a million years.’
Thankfully, Richard took all of it very well. When asked about being banned, Richard stated: ‘I read that! I mean, I love the show. The key thing about the show, and you can tell when you watch it, is that it is a genuine passion.
When Jeremy stated James’s face makes him ‘feel sick’
The first teaser for Clarkson’s Farm earlier this year saw Jeremy say he literally ‘feels sick’ thinking about his The Grand Tour co-host James’s face in a savage takedown.
The clip saw him apply for Farmer of The Year, feeling nauseated when thinking about his co-star.
‘Right, I’ve had an email inviting me to the Farmer of the Year Award. Why would I not do that?’ he stated.
Rehearsing his speech, he declares he’s ‘proud, humbled, honoured, touched – not in a bad way’.
Trying to put on the waterworks, he takes desperate measures to think of James’ face.
‘No, that’s making me sick,’ he added.
The Grand Tour is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video.