"On your feet, big guy, and give me a snog" - TV's Kay Burley's reported greeting on meeting Jeremy Paxman as they prepared for the television debates "He has a bit of a reputation, but that is part of his charm and his beauty" - Actor Russell Crowe sums up Jeremy Clarkson.
"I am vain about being as fit as I can be, not about my wrinkles. My bosoms are drooping. Blah! That's life" - Former TV presenter Fern Britton says she is happy to look her age, 57 "Jeremy Clarkson when he's hungry" - Craig Morris, head of Channel 5's channel management, responds to the question: "Who would you least like to share a taxi with?"