Jeremy Clarkson takes swipe at Meghan and Harry calling them ‘not interesting’

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Jeremy Clarkson took a barbed swipe at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle when he said they were "less interesting" than somebody he claims he's "never heard of" – Joe Rogan.

The Clarkson's Farm star spoke amid rock star Neil Young's recent row with Spotify in his his weekly column for The Sun.

In his column, he blasted Harry and Meghan's lucrative $18 million Spotify deal when comparing their earnings to US podcast titan Joe Rogan.

Jeremy wrote: "I learned this week that a man called Joe Rogan, who I’ve never heard of, has trousered $100million after selling tape recordings of himself talking to people."

The Top Gear star proceeded to compare the UFC commentator's earnings to that of Harry and Meghan's own Spotify deal.

He said that Harry and Meghan, "who like to think of themselves as the biggest stars in the world – are selling tape recordings of themselves talking for just $18million.

"Which means they are actually 5.55 times less interesting than someone I’ve never heard of."

It comes as Spotify removed Neil Young's music from their streaming site – after the Canadian singer urged they take his music down if they continued to host Joe Rogan's podcast – The Joe Rogan Experience.

Comedian Joe's podcast is reportedly downloaded 200 million times a month, and apparently signed the sports broadcaster for £75m.

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The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee slammed Spotify for "allowing fake information about vaccines" to spread on their site.

He said: "Spotify is spreading fake information about vaccines – potentially causing death to those who believe the disinformation being spread by them."

On Wednesday, Spotify agreed to remove Young's hits from their platform, and said they hoped the singer would return to Spotify soon.

They said: "We have detailed content policies in place and we've removed over 20,000 podcast episodes related to Covid since the start of the pandemic."

Joe has previously said he is "not an anti-vax person" in the past, saying that the vaccines are safe and encouraging people to take them.

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The duke and duchess' first and only podcast episode – "a holiday special" – was released in December 2020.

Jeremy previously slammed the royal couple's Netflix deal – saying it would produce "drivel".

He wrote: "They will be drivel. £100million to make shows and films that inform and give hope? Kill me.

According to The New York Times, the couple's lucrative Netflix deal is estimated to have been worth around $100 million.

The agreement is believed to include documentaries, children's programmes and films.

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