Rob Ford's Latest Transgression: Seat Stealer
And he ate chicken wings in it...
By Kate Seamons, Newser Staff
Posted Dec 2, 2013 6:53 AM CST
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford eats during the first half of an NFL football game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, in Toronto.   (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

(Newser) – Another week, another Rob Ford dust-up: The embattled Toronto mayor attended a Buffalo Bills-Atlanta Falcons game at Toronto's Rogers Centre last night, where he showed up after kickoff then promptly stole Matt Mays' seat, according to none other than Matt Mays. The musician tells the National Post that he headed to his aisle seat 35 rows from the action when "The poor usher guy was like, 'dude, I don’t really know what to tell you right now—Mayor Rob Ford is in your seat, bro,'" says Mays. This being 2013, Mays promptly started tweeting about it.

Mays ultimately got his seat back, but not before a crush of fans was done attempting to get to Ford for a photo. ("You’re not going down for pictures," the Post overheard an usher saying repeatedly.) When Ford eventually did get up around halftime, surrounded by nearly a dozen police and stadium guards, he exited as you would expect: posing for photos as his assistant handed out fridge magnets declaring, "Rob Ford—Mayor." It's unclear where he was during the second half; Mays, for his part, was in his seat.

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Dec 4, 2013 11:12 AM CST
I would've shoved that fat prick out of the seat.
Dec 2, 2013 4:47 PM CST
Someone please just punch the shit out of this guy. Just knock him on his ass once. He'll be like a turtle on his back, totally unable to right himself. And you can call me................Mr Joshua
Dec 2, 2013 2:45 PM CST
Rob Ford is just in love with power and adapts to surroundings for his advantage. Most of it is on sheer reaction and not well thought out. When in the hood with drug dealers, he does drugs and party's hard. Ghetto people love him. When in office he spends the tax payers money honestly and keeps the city from overspending; Voters love him. When he's at a game, he sits with the regular fans and wears regular clothes; The average Joe loves him. When he goes to festivals, he eats from every vendor and drinks a lot of beer; Business owners love him. This guy is going to win again no doubt. The only people that hate him are liberals, capitalists, do gooders, tree people, and whiners who just like to complain about everything they see wrong in the world. Party on Mr. Ford, party on... You're the envy of every crappy politician with a polished facade.