Chris Evans ‘wished well’ by Top Gear trio
17 June 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
Evans had previously ruled himself out of becoming a Top Gear presenter
Chris Evans has revealed he’s received the blessing of Top Gear’s former hosts, after it was announced he would be taking over the show.
Speaking on his Radio 2 breakfast show earlier, he said he had texted Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May before the announcement was made.
Hammond wished him good luck and said he “didn’t blame him” for taking the job.
Clarkson also wished him “the best of luck”, Evans said.
Clarkson “then gave me a piece of advice which I’m not going to repeat on the radio”.
Clarkson’s contract was not renewed by the BBC after he punched a Top Gear producer in March.
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Source:: BBC Entertainment