Will Young slams The Grand Tour for ‘homophobic’ jokes

Will Young and the hosts of Amazon series The Grand Tour

Will Young has condemned The Grand Tour for being “f**king pathetic and actually homophobic.”

Sunday’s (January 27) episode of the Amazon show sees Jeremy Clarkson ridicule the LGBT acronym, asking co-presenter James May: “What is it, lesbian, bacon, transgender?”

The other host of the driving programme, Richard Hammond, uses stereotypes throughout the episode to repeatedly allude to the idea that Clarkson driving a Jeep Wrangler means he’s gay.

Watch a clip from The Grand Tour episode here:

While Clarkson is driving the Jeep, Hammond tells him: “I’m proud of you. That’s a hard thing to do and you’ve done it. You’re going to be so much happier.”

He also comments on his fellow host’s clothes, saying: “You should have gone the whole hog… maybe some nice chaps, suede but ventilated at the back.

“And that [pink] shirt, you’ve picked up that colour—have you been getting advice?”

When the song “It’s Raining Men” plays in the Jeep later in the episode, Hammond suggests that Clarkson “think of it as advertising.”

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