Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson will be sacked by the BBC tomorrow after an internal investigation found him guilty of attacking a producer.
It is understood a report into the so-called ‘fracas’ at a North Yorkshire hotel, concluded that [the] presenter spent 20 minutes verbally abusing producer Oisin Tymon, before launching a 30 second physical assault on him.
The article goes on to say that, despite removing Clarkson from the show, the BBC will carry on broadcasting Top Gear on BBC Two, with ‘well-placed sources’ claiming Chris Evans is favourite to replace him.
The announcement is expected to be made in a statement by Lord Hall, Director General of the BBC, tomorrow. In the statement, it is understood Hall will defend Clarkson’s controversial style, but will state he was left with ‘no choice’ but to sack the presenter after it was concluded ‘he attacked a junior member of staff’.