New video of Toronto Mayor Ford slurring his words emerges

January 22, 2014 2:45:53 AM PST
A new video of Mayor Rob Ford emerged Tuesday that shows him swearing and slurring his words while apparently trying to imitate a Jamaican accent.

In the video - one of two new ones that have been posted on YouTube - Ford is shown in a fast food restaurant rambling and talking about police surveillance and calling police chief Bill Blair a derogatory name.

Ford, who said in November that he quit drinking, said outside his office Tuesday that he drank on Monday night "a little bit" and acknowledged it was him in the video. When asked if he also did drugs, Ford said no.

"I was with some friends and what I do in my personal life with my personal friends, that's up to me," Ford said. "It really has nothing to do with you guys."

Ford said he did not think the language he used was offensive or discriminatory.

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