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Kyle O'Sullivan

Jeremy Clarkson eats his own words as shocking past Meghan Markle comments emerge

Jeremy Clarkson's past comments about Meghan Markle have emerged - proving he is a nasty troll and eating his own words.

The former Top Gear host is facing the collapse of his career after receiving a fierce backlash to sickening comments he made about the Duchess of Sussex.

In an abhorrent rant, the former Top Gear host wrote that he "hated" the former Suits actress "on a cellular level" and wanted to see her "paraded naked through the streets" - a line we have now discovered he used before to actually mock her haters.

Clarkson's misogynistic column was taken down after he was slammed by the public, MPs and even his own daughter.

This prompted him to send an apology email on Christmas day, saying he was "really sorry" all the way "from the balls of my feet to the follicles on my head", but the Sussexes were rightfully not happy.

We've now unearthed some of Clarkson's previous comments about Meghan, where he actually slams trolls for doing exactly what he has done to her for years, making his recent attacks seem contrived as well as sickening.

Just like his Piers Morgan, who has used the situation to take more swipes at the couple, Clarkson was originally a Meghan fan.

Writing in a Sun column in December 2018, Clarkson said Meghan had been "a breath of fresh air for the royals" and slammed her "ridiculous father".

He mocked those who had decided she was "the wicked witch", and even used the very line that has got him in trouble all these years later.

Clarkson wrote: "At this rate, it won't be long before she is stripped and forced to walk naked through the streets of York while ­people with skin diseases chant 'Shame!' and throw excrement at her."

The presenter admitted he "doesn't know her" and couldn't understand why there was so much hatred towards Meghan.

He wrote: "As a result, she will have less impact on your life than your postman's wife. You don't hate her. So why on earth should you hate Meghan?"

"It's ridiculous, cruel and heartless — and unless she proves me wrong by going around at night urinating on homeless people, it needs to stop."

Harry and Meghan have been repeatedly insulted by Clarkson (AFP via Getty Images)

When Meghan and Harry announced their decision to stop being working royals, he was also on her side.

Clarkson said it may have come as a surprise to Meghan that life as a British royal and it wasn't all "fairy-tale castles" and "riding around on golden unicorns".

But he said he felt it was "unfair" to blame her, writing: "I won't judge her for that. People are allowed to resign from jobs they don't like."

Clarkson's previous defence of Meghan makes his more recent attacks on the duchess seem incredibly contrived.

Just like Piers Morgan he soon turned on her, telling her to "get a grip" after she emotionally said no one had really "asked her if she was ok" during an ITV documentary in 2020.

Speaking to GQ after winning the GQ Car Awards Lifetime Achievement award, Clarkson said Meghan should "toughen up".

Clarkson has apologised for his remarks (Getty Images)

Asked if he cries often he responded: "Everybody cries. Everybody cried when Princess Diana was buried.

"But I mean, as a general rule, you've got to get a grip. I think the expression "get a grip" needs to come back into the lexicon as soon as possible. Everybody needs to get a grip. Meghan Markle... just get a grip."

In March 2021, Clarkson branded Meghan a "silly little cable TV actress" and accused her of "simpering victimhood" in a full on attack.

Weighing in on the debate surrounding the Oprah Winfrey interview and Piers Morgan's response, Clarkson wrote in the Sun : "Yes, she is much revered by the young and the stupid who believe that her brand of simpering victimhood will one day bring down the monarchy, but it won't."

He stated that the monarchy had survived beheadings, executions and affairs, so would "be able to weather the banal musings of a silly little cable TV actress".

He added: "Trust me on this one. Markle’s toast, and within five years, I suspect she’ll be posing for photographs, on her own outside the Taj Mahal or sitting on the back of a playboy's yacht in the Med, and poor old Piers will realise that he lost his job over absolutely nothing at all."

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared a statement, claiming Jeremy Clarkson only contacted Prince Harry (Getty Images)

Now Clarkson is finally being called out after his foulest rant yet, in which he claimed to hate Meghan "on a cellular level" and wanted her to be "paraded naked through the streets".

The television presenter said that he "dreams of people throwing lumps of excrement at her" in the insensitive spew of hatred towards Meghan.

This came in response to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's Netflix docuseries, Harry & Meghan, in which they told their side of the story after leaving the UK and royal life.

In his column for The Sun, Jeremy said how he felt "sorry" for Harry, that he is being "controlled" by his wife and called the royal a "glove puppet".

"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," he shockingly wrote.

Furious people called for him to be sacked and a cross-party group of more than 60 MPs demanded "action" against him for language that has "no place in our country".

Even Clarkson's own daughter turned on him, saying she "stands against everything" he said about Meghan.

Clarkson's daughter Emily slammed him (Getty Images Europe)

In a lengthy statement on his verified Instagram account on Monday, Clarkson said he emailed the couple on Christmas Day to say his language in the column had been "disgraceful" and he was "profoundly sorry".

The Sussexes responded by stating that the email was only sent to Prince Harry and blasted him for not addressing his "long standing pattern of writing articles that spread hate rhetoric, dangerous conspiracy theories, and misogyny".

A joint statement issued on behalf of the couple reads: "On December 25, 2022, Mr. Clarkson wrote solely to Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex.

"While a new public apology has been issued today by Mr. Clarkson, what remained to be addressed is his long standing pattern of writing articles that spread ate rhetoric, dangerous conspiracy theories, and misogyny."

It adds: "Unless each of his other pieces were also written "in a hurry", as he states, it is clear that this is not an isolated incident shared in haste, but rather a series of articles shared in hate."

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