By Sarah Begley
March 13, 2015

A family who witnessed the incident that got Jeremy Clarkson suspended by the BBC as host of Top Gear says he was yelling about the absence of hot food in the hotel after a day of shooting.

The Ward family told Sky News they witnessed a long, expletive-laden rant by Clarkson, who told his colleague he would get him fired for the oversight.

Sue Ward, 54, a medical receptionist, said Clarkson’s behaviour towards the employee was deplorable.

“He said he hadn’t done his job properly, it was ridiculous that there was nothing to eat, obviously there was lots of expletives in between all this, and that he would be losing his job, he would see to it that he would lose his job,” she said.

Bob Ward, 60, said Clarkson arrived in a helicopter at around 9.30pm and would not have his picture taken.

“I said ‘Any chance of a selfie Jeremy?'” He replied: “No, not with the day I’ve had today.”

READ MORE: Here’s 6 Times the BBC Should Have Suspended Jeremy Clarkson But Didn’t

[Sky News]

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