'Top Gear' Host Jeremy Clarkson Suspended After 'Fracas,' BBC Says

March 11, 2015 10:00 AM

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LONDON — "Top Gear" star Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended after a "fracas" with a producer, the BBC announced. The TV show — which has a global audience of 350 million — will not be aired in the U.K. this Sunday, the BBC said in a statement released Tuesday.

In a news report, the BBC cited sources within the organization saying Clarkson was accused of punching a producer last week. It also cited sources as saying all three remaining episodes of this season's "Top Gear" would be dropped. The Sun newspaper, in which Clarkson writes a column, quoted him as...

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