Rob Ford denies drug problem on new YouTube show
‘I do not have a substance abuse problem,’ says embattled mayor on brother Doug’s new online show
THE crack-smoking Mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford, has taken to YouTube to protest against claims that he has an ongoing drug habit, reports The Guardian.
In a new online show entitled Ford Mania – hosted by his brother Doug – Ford responds to a viewer who asks why he initially lied when questioned about taking drugs.
After insisting he “does not have a substance abuse problem”, the mayor revealed why he chose not to reveal the truth when first questioned about the allegations.
“Why did I lie?” he says. “I think everyone in the world lies. I was embarrassed. I didn’t want to tell the truth.”