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'It was a great show and they f****d it up': The week in quotes

Jeremy Clarkson ranted at BBC bosses. There were other rants too…

IT WAS A week when we had St Patrick’s Day, the Graham Dwyer evidence concluded and Jeremy Clarkson claimed he was sacked.

All that, and more, it’s the week in quotes.

Graham Dwyer court case Source: Niall Carson

Wickedness hiding behind a mask of pity.

Senior Counsel for the prosecution Sean Guerin on the evidence presented in court in the murder trial of Graham Dwyer.

PastedImage-7414 Source: Twitter/Shane Dunphy

Sexuality is something that you are born with. People are born gay, people are born straight. That is the mistake I made. I sent it out without reading it properly.

Renua candidate Shane Dunphy blames unfamiliarity with Twitter before apologising after saying being gay was a “lifestyle choice”.

Spain 40 Principales Awards Source: AP/Press Association Images

I’m 22 years old… I love a girl named Perrie Edwards. And there’s a lot of jealous f***s in this world I’m sorry for what it looks like x

Zayn Malik of all-conquering boyband One Direction announces that he’s to leave their tour due to stress.

enda-close-up Source: Twitter/TJ_Politics

I believe that after seven years of emigration, 2016 will be the year where the number of our people coming home will be greater than the number of people who leave.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s confident prediction on the reversal of emigration next year.

McDonalds CEO Source: AP/Press Association Images

Put mayonnaise on it, you’ll be good.

What a McDonald’s worker claims he was told to do after being burned while cleaning grease from a restaurant grill.

Obama St. Patrick's Day Source: AP/Press Association Images

If you’re wearing orange, you’re not welcome here.

The DUP are among those who have asked for an apology from gaffe prone US Vice President Joe Biden after he dropped this latest clanger on St. Patrick’s Day.

Kendall and Kylie Jenner Sign Copies of Their New Book 'Rebel: City of Indra' - Los Angeles

He’s a wonderful man. And just because he’s changing shoes now, so to speak, doesn’t make him less wonderful. I will always love my dad, whether he’s a man or a woman.

Celebrity magazine US Weekly has been forced into printing a retraction after model Kendall Jenner denied saying the above about her father Bruce Jenner.

Clarkson suspended Source: Philip Toscano

You know the BBC has f****d themselves, and so who gives a f**k? It was a great show and they f****d it up.”

Jeremy Clarkson ranted at BBC bosses after claiming that he’d been sacked from Top Gear.

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