Stars and Cars
Jeremy Clarkson and Zayn Malik May Be Jobless But They Still Drive Awesome Cars
posted on Mar 26 2015 by Kiri Nowak
Somehow the news of Jeremy Clarkson and Zayn Malik’s exits from their respective jobs has overshadowed actual news stories. Everyone is talking about these two celebrities and their sudden and controversial departures. They may have lost their jobs, but they still get to drive awesome cars and have plenty of money.
Jeremy Clarkson is the life and soul of Top Gear. The thought of the series continuing without him seems ludicrous for some fans, and it seems One Direction fans feel the same way about their beloved Zayne.
Clarkson was sacked by the BBC after a ‘fracas’ in a hotel where he reportedly punched Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon over an argument about a steak dinner. This seems like a very stupid thing to do considering he was earning mega bucks from the show.
However, this is not an isolated incident, over the years the Top Gear presented has launched many foul mouthed, distasteful attacks. This physical attack was clearly too far. Fans of Jeremy and Top Gear launched a petition to try and persuade the BBC to review their decision. Despite getting over a million signatures this was not enough to save Clarkson’s job.
Zayn Malik of the hugely successful boydband, One Direction announced yesterday that he has quit the band. Cue millions of young female fans sobbing, thinking the world has ended. Like Clarkson, he also quit following a rather big scandal. He apparently cheated on his fiance (Perrie Edwards from girl group little mix) with a blonde in Thailand. He left the band claiming he just wanted ‘to be a normal 22-year-old who is able to relax and have some private time.’
It’s difficult to feel sorry for both these stars when you look at the sort of cars they are driving. The rides they travel around in are enough to make anyone jealous. As a toast to both their careers we thought we would take a look at what cars they drive.
Being the host of a driving show Jeremy has to have a fine collection of cars. Here are just a few of his expensive rides that he has owned over the years.
Ford GT (£190,000)
Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG (£100,000)
Ferrari F355 (£80,000)
Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder (£147,000)
Between them, One Direction have a crazy collection of statement cars. Although Zayn cannot compete with Clarkson, he still drives around a car that most 19 year olds can only dream of. He apparently had plans to buy himself a fleet of luxury cars, but he may now have to put his plans on hold.
Bentley Continental GT - £32,000
A few of his former bandmates also have impressive rides. Harry Styles probably has the best collection out of the group, some of the cars he owns include a Porsche 911, Audi R8, Jaguar E Type and a Ferrari California.