Clarkson unreservedly apologizes for the distress and embarrassment she has caused the claimant and (Cameron) Diaz.

She accepts that the story, which she sold to the newspaper, was an entire fabrication on her part and that she had not had an affair or fling with the claimant.

A joy to have in class.

The States was almost like college for me - I got away from home and learned how to do things for myself. I had a base at Sea Island in Georgia and I decided to have a crack at the US Tour school.

For the average 18-, 19- or 20-year-old, they are history.

Tom's a bit quieter, with a wry sense of humor, ... Art, I think, is a little more ebullient.