Complaints investigated over Jeremy Clarkson’s article on the Duchess of Sussex

IPSO to investigate two group complaints concerning column by Jeremy Clarkson

IPSO – the Independent Press Standards Organisation – has launched an investigation into an article published by The Sun on 17 December 2022, headlined “One day, Harold the glove puppet will tell the truth about A Woman Talking B*****ks”.   

The column, by Jeremy Clarkson, was also published online on and later removed.   

We are taking forward complaints from two groups, The Fawcett Society and The Wilde Foundation, who said they were affected by breaches of Clause 1 (Accuracy), Clause 3 (Harassment) and Clause 12 (Discrimination) in the article. You can find out more about representative group complaints here: Representative group complaints (   

We will make public the outcome of this investigation through our website and on our social media channels when it is concluded.  

In total, IPSO received more than 25,100 complaints from members of the public about this article.  

 Published 8 February 2023