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Jeremy Clarkson says God is ’embarrassed’ by Australia ‘because he decided to set fire to it’

Many were outraged at his shocking comments

Jeremy Clarkson has caused outrage after speaking about the Australian bushfires, claiming ‘God is embarrassed’ by the country.

Writing in his column for The Sun, the British TV presenter caused a stir with his comments about the devastating bushfires, which has killed 23 people so far.

He said, ‘I’ve suspected for some time God didn’t want people to live in Australia. He created it as a continent far, far away, where he could house all his experiments that had gone wrong.’

The former Top Gear host continued, ‘For millions of years, this big, sandy cupboard under the stairs went unnoticed.

‘But then along came Captain Cook and now the world knows all about Oz and it’s stupid, dangerous creatures.’

Clarkson added, ‘Plainly, God is embarrassed. Because he’s decided to set fire to it.’

Bushfires
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He then urged people to desert Australia, demanding that they ‘come home.’

‘People must accept that Australia isn’t meant for human habitation. So if you’re reading this down there, please come home.’

Many took to Twitter, expressing their disgust at Clarkson’s comments, with one person describing him as a ‘Disgusting human being!’

Tweet to Jeremy Clarkson
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Another typed, ‘#JeremyClarkson you are a lowlife. I’ve long suspected that you were f****d in the head, this is the final proof. Here’s a hint pal, don’t ever come back to Australia. You’ll find you’re not welcome.’

Someone else responded to Clarkson directly, writing, ‘I rare use twitter but I use this platform to let you know how disgusted I am at your words about our great country Australia and it’s beautiful people. How utterly insulting and bereft of sensitivity. I hope the jibe was worth it…’

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