Toronto's Rob Ford Sorry for Lewd Remark
He left reporters gasping, says newspaper
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Nov 14, 2013 12:21 PM CST
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford stands with his wife, Renata, at today's news conference.   (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

(Newser) – The Rob Ford chronicles reached a new low today, prompting yet another apology from the Toronto mayor. "I used unforgivable language and again I apologize," he said at a news conference, reports CTV News. The mea culpa comes after a give-and-take with the media that the National Post says left reporters gasping. In the course of denying allegations that he regularly used cocaine and visited prostitutes, Ford also denied that he once told a staffer, "I want to eat your p----." And that's when the mayor of the fifth-largest city in North America added, “I’m happily married, I have more than enough to eat at home."

At his subsequent news conference—with his wife, Renata, by his side—Ford said the new allegations pushed me over the line," adding, “When you attack my integrity as a father, and as a husband, I see red." Ford also said he was getting help "from a team of health care professionals," though he didn't elaborate. He continues to reject the request of his own city council that he step down. Click for much more on hizzoner.

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USUKBALLZCBS
Nov 15, 2013 10:43 PM CST
He figures, why should he leave office?! The chimp in the White House got crap everywhere and he hasn't stepped down!
Bart Black
Nov 15, 2013 2:56 AM CST
this is a sad story about a person who gained a position of power, and forgot that you cannot play games like you're 17 anymore. Give up, get out , get help... best of luck to your family. You (rob ford) on the other hand , should head north, and become a moose wrangler for the next decade.
fourCatssoon
Nov 14, 2013 7:11 PM CST
This Mayor needs to be kicked out of office. He is not doing any good for the city that pays him. He has some very deep mental issue and should not be in the position of making decision for a City like Toronto. He should be removed from office this week, stop screwing around as you have a mental wreck leading he office for Toronto. MOVE NOW AND CLEAN HOUSE!