Matt LeBlanc Top Gear

Crisis? What crisis? After weeks of rumours and negativity surrounding the relaunch of Top Gear, the news that American actor Matt LeBlanc is to be a co-presenter of Top Gear has dominated social media for the past hour.

Within minutes of the breaking news, Twitter was filled with witty one-liners and Vines. From baby marsupials to a ‘Porsche-a’, these are the tweets that caught our eye.

BBC Three remembers the time LeBlanc dropped a subtle hint…

Then there’s the inevitable reference to a baby kangaroo…

And the Porsche-a…

We understand this chap appeared alongside LeBlanc in a little-known show called Friends…

The Daily Telegraph gets in on the act…

Bravo, Daniel Switzer. Bravo.

Oh, and well done Chris Pollitt, too…

Simon Harris is feeling a little nonplussed by the whole thing…

Meanwhile, Lauren Cain is shedding a few tears…

So what do you think? Is Top Gear in safe hands? Let us know.