Jeremy Clarkson has revealed that he battled COVID-19 over Christmas and feared that he would ‘die on my own’ from it.
The presenter, 60, wrote about his health scare in his latest article for The Sunday Times, sharing that he began to feel unwell four days before Christmas.
Clarkson said that after Googling his symptoms, he eventually got tested for coronavirus where it came back positive.
‘The doctor was very clear,’ the presenter recalled in his column. ‘I’d feel under the weather for between five and 14 days and then I’d either get better or I’d have to go to hospital.
‘Where, because I am 60 and fat, and because I’ve smoked half a million cigarettes and had double pneumonia, I’d probably die, on my own, in a lonely plastic tent.’
Read more: ‘I’m not going to lie, it was quite scary’: Jeremy Clarkson, 60, reveals he battled coronavirus over Christmas after testing positive with a test not testing for the ‘virus’. You had a cold or flu you idiot. Fine now, right? Well, er, yes. I, David Icke, 68, have not followed any ‘guidelines’ since March, hugged hundreds of people, and miraculously have never had so much as a sniffle. Just lucky, I guess