British TV Host Says He Doesn't Eat Ice Cream Because He's Not Gay
Huffington Post - about 1 year
British television personality Richard Hammond is facing a backlash after suggesting that he doesn’t eat ice cream... because he’s not gay.
Hammond, who co-hosts Amazon Prime series “The Grand Tour” with Jeremy Clarkson and James May, made the eyebrow-raising remarks on his show’s sixth episode, “Happy Finnish Christmas,” which was released Dec. 23, The Guardian reports.
After Clarkson suggested that drivers “couldn’t enjoy a chocolate Magnum ice-cream” in the interior of a luxury car, Hammond replied, “Sir, I don’t eat ice cream. It’s something to do with being straight.”
Watch a snippet of Hammond’s remarks, courtesy of radio producer Ollie Cole, below.
hello & here's the full richard hammond 'ice creams are gay' piece and yeah, it's awful pic.twitter.com/JhDisRsc1Q — Ollie Cole (@ProducerOllie) December 26, 2016
After Hammond’s comment, the audience applauded and laughed somewhat nervously, eventually clapping quite loudly, while Clarkson and...
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