'Top Gear' host Paddy McGuinness 'absolutely fine' after car crash


Paddy McGuinness has insisted he's doing fine after the Lamborghini supercar he was filming in for Top Gear skidded in the rain this week.

On Tuesday the 46-year-old got to drive on of his fantasy cars, but it quickly turned into a nightmare.

In a video on Instagram, he said: "It turns out 30 odd year-old supercars don't like torrential rain."

He assured fans that he is totally fine and that is going to have a cup of tea, some paracetamol and a cry.


A spokesperson for the show told BBC News: "Safety on Top Gear is always the production team's priority and the vehicle's speed at the time was within the road's limit of 60mph."

On Wednesday he was back on the shop and posted a video showing the damage to the car.

"It wasn't as bad as it was made out yesterday, to be honest. But it just shows you, a little bit of oil on a wet road lethal," he said.


Paddy joined the show as host alongside Freddie Flintoff and Chris Harris last year.

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