When given a chance to defend his actions in the video, Ford told reporters:
"I was very very inebriated. It is extremely embarrassing. The whole world is going to see it. You know what, I don't have a problem with that. (Via CBC)
This new footage is just a drop in the bucket of Ford's bad publicity this week. After denying it for months.
"I do not use crack cocaine, nor am I an addict." (Via CNN)
... the mayor admitted Tuesday: "Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine. ... Have I tried it? Probably in one of my drunken stupors." (Via The Guardian)
A video the Toronto Star says appears to show Ford smoking crack surfaced in May, but he repeatedly denied the allegations and the very existence of the video in question. The footage still hasn't been released to the public. (Via ITN)
Ford rejected calls to resign or take a leave of absence after the admission, but he did apologize. No explanation has been offered for Ford's bizarre and angry behavior in this newest video.
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