Saturday 19 August 2017

Jeremy Clarkson asked Nelson Mandela: ‘Have you ever had a lap dance?’

Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson
Nelson Mandela

Imagine, if you will, that you are Jeremy Clarkson about to meet Nelson Mandela.

You’re feeling nervous and want to say something intelligent and original. You rack your brains and think hard. And the only thing you can possibly come up with; the only question worthy of one of the greatest revolutionaries and philanthropists is: “Have you ever had a lap dance?”

Mandela met one-man offence machine Clarkson in 2010, when the presenter was touring South Africa with Top Gear.

The PA of the late South African President, Zelda La Grange, recalled the incident as one of the “ugliest” that she had experienced while working under Madiba, as the politician was also called.

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