“As a car nut and a massive fan of Top Gear, I’m honoured and excited,” Matt LeBlanc says of his appointment as co-host of the BBC show alongside Briton Chris Evans. Photo: Reuters

Why Friends star Matt LeBlanc has been hired to co-host Top Gear

American actor, a car fan himself and a former guest on the show, will play the down-to-earth straight man alongside British radio host Chris Evans, who sometimes shoots from the hip

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“As a car nut and a massive fan of Top Gear, I’m honoured and excited,” Matt LeBlanc says of his appointment as co-host of the BBC show alongside Briton Chris Evans. Photo: Reuters
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