The Grand Tour host decided to conduct “research” into the look during the UK’s third national lockdown, which started in January.
The small screen favourite quipped: “Beards have always been for socialists, the mad and the weak.
“But in recent times they’ve become mainstream and even acceptable.”
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“I haven’t seen a child since January and I fear that if I encounter one in my current state, it will assume I’m a werewolf and be very frightened,” he said.
Jeremy’s facial recognition on his new phone also no longer works and he is attracting unwanted attention.
He stated on ramblers: “They assume that I am one of them, a Corbyn-heavy socialist.”