Ex-Emmerdale star Kelvin Fletcher hits again at claims he has tried to ‘copy’ Jeremy Clarkson’s farming present after Diddly Squat Farm followers lash out
Kelvin Fletcher has insisted that he is not making an attempt to ‘copy’ Jeremy Clarkson’s farming present.
The previous Emmerdale actor and his spouse Liz Marsland are the celebs of Kelvin’s Massive Farming Journey.
The brand new BBC collection follows the loved-up couple as they arrange their 120-acre working farm on the sting of the Peak District – however the twist is that they have zero farming expertise between them.
Though the present is a totally completely different format to Jeremy Clarkson’s Amazon Prime Diddly Squat Farm present, Kelvin has confronted intense backlash as some unimpressed BBC viewers have claimed he has tried to ‘copy’ Jeremy.
Kelvin has since branded the criticism ‘unfair’ as he is defended his new present.
In a current episode of Netmums podcast, Sweat, Snot & Tears, the 38-year-old addressed the drama.
“It’s a bit unfair I believe,” Kelvin advised.
“There’s an entire host of that sort of present, I can consider half a dozen straight the best way, you understand idyllic, nation residing, representing the business and providing you with an perception into what it’s like, one thing a little bit light-hearted.
“So to be in contrast solely to Clarkson I believe is a little bit random. As individuals can see it’s a totally completely different present.”
Kelvin, Liz and their two younger youngsters, Marnie and Milo, made the life-changing choice to show their again on their life in Oldham for a contemporary begin within the Peak District and the cameras have adopted them in doing so.
Whereas with Jeremy’s present, the collection adopted the previous Prime Gear host as he tried to run Diddly Squat Farm in West Oxfordshire.
Addressing having his present in comparison with Clarkson’s Farm, Kelvin insisted that his present was already three months into manufacturing when Clarkson’s Farm first aired.
“We have been already three months into manufacturing when Clarkson’s got here out,” the previous cleaning soap star advised.
“So, to counsel that we’ve, and we did get a variety of ideas, like, ‘Oh they’ve simply ripped it off or they’ve copycatted it’.
The launch of the brand new collection comes after Kelvin and spouse Liz introduced that they’re expecting twins.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/television/tv-news/kelvin-fletcher-insists-its-unfair-26246746 Kelvin Fletcher insists 'it is unfair' that he is accused of copying Jeremy Clarkson