‘There was a darker side to Michael Schumacher… we didn’t always see eye-to-eye’: British former F1 star Johnny Herbert reveals details of his relationship with stricken legend

Former F1 driver and pundit Johnny Herbert has revealed he didn’t enjoy a great relationship with Michael Schumacher during his career. 2 driver – explained how it was a role that wasn’t easy and he didn’t get on especially well with Schumacher. Herbert also admitted that despite the pair not always getting on, it was hard not to respect Schumacher’s achievements in the sport. Herbert also slammed an interview that had been published last month with Schumacher, using artificial intelligence (AI) as ‘appalling’. Schumacher’s family are planning legal action against a German magazine that promoted an ‘exclusive interview’ with the F1 legend last month – before revealing it had generated his quotes using AI. The article, which did not feature a byline, ended with an admission that the quotes are in fact fake and the magazine had not spoken to Schumacher or anyone in his family.

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