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Jeremy Clarkson reveals beard and fans compare him to Santa

Fans think he looks like Father Christmas

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Jeremy Clarkson has a beard and fans are joking he now looks like Father Chirstmas.

The former Top Gear presenter, 60, usually has a clean-cut look when he presents shows like Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

But Jeremy appeared completely different as he shared his latest lockdown look.

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TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson has grown a beard (Credit: Noble/Draper / SplashNews.com)

Jeremy Clarkson shows off new beard

On Instagram, Jeremy posted a snap of himself sporting a big beard.

The new, more grizzled look had fans rushing to compare him to the likes of Santa and business mogul Richard Branson.

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The snap, shared on Monday (March 1), showed Jeremy standing in front of a brick wall, gazing off camera in a pair of sunglasses.

He wrote in the caption: “Face furniture: model’s own.”

What did the presenter’s fans say?

One of his followers wrote: “Hi, Santa season is over. Sorry.”

Another fan commented: “Rare picture of Santa looking for his V8-powered sleigh.”

A third quipped: “Gosh, Santa is it you?”

Rare picture of Santa looking for his V8 powered sleigh.

A fourth joked: “Lockdown’s been tough on Richard Branson.”

Viewers defended Jeremy Clarkson on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire after he was accused of being rude
Some Who Wants To Be A Millionaire viewers recent accused Jeremy of being ‘rude’ on the show (Credit: ITV)

Jeremy accused of being ‘rude’ on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

Jeremy was on screens recently for new episodes of ITV quiz show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

He caused a storm during one episode which had angry viewers claiming he had been ‘rude’ to a contestant.

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During the episode, Ronke sat in the hot seat and Jeremy couldn’t hold back his scathing sarcasm after she kept taking ages to answer.

She was going for £16k and a US politics question stumped her. She used Phone A Friend and when the lifeline didn’t make her any more confident of the correct answer, she continued mulling it over.

A number of viewers took issue with the way he spoke to contestants, including Ronke (Credit: ITV)

When she said, “I’m really not sure”, Jeremy interrupted and said sarcastically: “Really? Could have fooled me.”

When she said she would walk with £8,000, Jeremy quipped: “Is that your final answer, or is that going to take 20 minutes to work out as well?”

However, when she said she wanted to have one more think, Jeremy joked: “That’s fine… anyone got a chess set on them?”

After watching, a number of viewers slammed Jeremy and called for ITV to replace him on the programme.

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