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TORONTO – Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologises for an alcohol-fuelled rant in which he threatens to kill an unknown person
Critics and allies alike renewed their claims that Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is not fit to lead Canada's largest city after a new video surfaced showing the mayor in a rambling rage, threatening to "murder" someone.
His mother defended him later Thursday, saying she has advised him to work on his "huge weight problem" as well as his drinking problem, and watch the company he keeps. But she insisted that her son, who has acknowledged that he smoked crack about a year ago in a "drunken stupor," is not an addict and did not need to enter rehab.
Moments after the new video was posted online, the mayor told reporters that he was "extremely, extremely inebriated" in it and "embarrassed" by it. The context of the video is unknown, and it's unclear who the target of Ford's wrath is. The video appeared at length on the Toronto Star's website...Read More