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Seven things you probably didn't know about James May

Seven things you probably didn't know about James May

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Think you know James May well enough? Here's seven things James May think you wouldn't know about him.

 

Thanks to Drivetribe, fans of the ex-Top Gear host will be entertained by his short video in which he revealed that he once got a press car from Jaguar and only returned it years later with more than 109,000km on the clock.

 

He also confessed that he once signed into a government building as Jesus of Nazareth, got a little identification tag and never signed out.

 

Watch the video below and see what happened after that!

 

 

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