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THE British Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson is embroiled in further controversy after branding people who throw themselves under trains as ''selfish''.
The 51-year-old, who was forced to apologise last week after saying all striking workers should be shot, reiterated his view that those who commit suicide at railway stations cause ''immense'' disruption for commuters.
In his column in The Sun newspaper, Clarkson said: ''it is a very selfish way to go because the disruption it causes is immense. And think what it's like for the poor train driver who sees you lying on the line and can do absolutely nothing to avoid a collision.''
The presenter also argues that, after a death, trains should continue on their journeys as soon as possible. The comments in his weekly column have already sparked criticism from suicide and mental health charities.
Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/tv-and-radio/clarkson-does-it-again-with-rail-suicides-rant-20111203-1ocd3.html
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