Chris Evans quits ‘Top Gear’
Evans broke the news on Twitter, adding that he ‘gave it his best but sometimes that’s not enough.’
JOHANNESBURG - Chris Evans has announced his departure from British motoring show _ Top Gear_after only one series.
Evans broke the news on Twitter this afternoon, adding that he "gave it his best but sometimes that's not enough."
Stepping down from Top Gear. Gave it my best shot but sometimes that's not enough. The team are beyond brilliant, I wish them all the best.— Chris Evans (@achrisevans) July 4, 2016
He presented the show alongside former Friends star Matt LeBlanc; replacing Jeremy Clarkson who was dropped by the BBC last year after he hit and verbally abused a producer.
In a follow-up tweet, Evans gave a glimpse of what his future outside Top Gear looks like.
Full steam ahead then with Radio 2, CarFest, Children In Need, 500 Words and whatever else we can dream up in the future.
- Chris Evans (@achrisevans) July 4, 2016
BBChas quoted him as saying, "I feel like my standing aside is the single best thing I can now do to help the cause. I remain a huge fan of the show, always have been, always will be."