It's official: The Stig is sacked
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has finally spoken out about The Stig's unmasking three weeks ago, and confirmed what many commentators expected - that Ben Collins, the man who played the (formerly) anonymous racing driver, is out of a job. Clarkson stated in a video interview that he felt "a bit hurt really" at Collins' decision to publish a book detailing his exploits as The Stig. Clarkson may feel injured, but we bet advance orders for Collins' book, due for publication in mid-September, are in robust health. Read more: The Guardian, The Daily Maverick
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