Presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been labelled a “buffoon” by an Argentinian voice artist after he hit out at the country over Twitter.
In a festive post, Jeremy wished his followers a happy holiday, but told the people of Tierra del Fuego to “sod off”.
His comments came two years after he was forced out of the country in a row over a number plate used while filming Top Gear, which officials claimed was a reference to the Falklands War.
Happy Christmas to everyone. Except the Tierra Del Fuego people of Argentina. You lot can sod off.— Jeremy Clarkson (@JeremyClarkson) December 24, 2016
According to The Mirror newspaper, Argentinian voice artist Albert Canil hit back at the presenter’s comment, saying: “Jeremy Clarkson has needlessly insulted Argentines with his vulgar Twitter that made the headlines today.
“What a disservice this buffoon has rendered to the UK.”
The dispute was brought up again last month when Jeremy, 56, missed a flight from Stuttgart in Germany following an argument with an airport employee.
At the time, Jeremy said that the worker, Manuel Pereira, had stopped him at the departure gate and said: “I’m from Argentina, so f*** you.”
But a spokesman for the Reutlingen police department, Christian Worner, said Jeremy and the film crew “paused in the lounge and thereby they did not hear the call for the delayed flight to London”.
Adding that Pereira was Spanish, not Argentinian, he said: “Mr Clarkson did not want to accept this and there was a verbal dispute with the airport employee.”