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I'll Be There For You Chris! Former Friends Star, Matt LeBlanc, is to join Chris Evans by hosting Top Gear.

BBC Two announced on Twitter this morning that Matt will be joining Evans and the Stig. BBC Two posted a photo of LeBlanc posing next to Evans and the Stig. LeBlanc is well known for playing the character Joey in the US Comedy Sitcom Friends. Matt will be the first non British to host the show in Top Gear's History.

LeBlanc in Friends as Joey
LeBlanc in Friends as Joey

Chris Evans has said he is "thrilled" to have Matt alongside him. He then commented saying "lifelong fellow petrolhead" will be joining Top Gear. Matt has appeared on Top Gear twice. He was the fastest celebrity to date around the Top Gear track in it's reasonably priced car.

Matt LeBlanc commented:

As a car nut and a massive fan of Top Gear, I'm honoured and excited to be a part of this iconic show's new chapter. What a thrill!" - Matt LeBlanc

Chris and Matt's Top Gear Reboot is set to air this May on BBC Two say the BBC. Following the departure of Clarkson, May and Hammond.

Hammond, Clarkson and May. The former Hosts.
Hammond, Clarkson and May. The former Hosts.

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