Ex Top Gear star Jeremy said he thought Dominic was “doing very well” with his explanation to the public, up until he explained his reason behind his Barnard Castle visit.
Jeremy said in his column with The Sun: “When he explained why he’d taken his wife and young son to Durham, it made perfect sense to me.”
But as the speech continued, The Grand Tour star said Dominic became a “laughing stock”.
He explained: “The correct answer [to driving to Barnard Castle] would have been, ‘Yup. My bad. The kid was going stir-crazy in the house.