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WATCH/LISTEN: "Yes. I was drinking last night"
Video shows the mayor speaking in a Jamaican accent
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Mayor Rob Ford has admitted to drinking, after a new 'unflattering' video of the Mayor surfaced online.

In the one minute video, the Mayor is seen speaking in a Jamaican accent to someone off camera.

Rob Ford is recorded in a suit, standing in front of a counter at a fast food restaurant speaking about how he was chased around for five months.

Most of what Ford is saying is hard to make out, but his focus is about being followed.

He's heard swearing multiple times in Jamaican 'patois.'

Ford admitted the video was shot at 'Steak Queen' on Rexdale Blvd, on Monday night.

The online description alleges the mayor was drunk and that the video was taken on Monday.

He was wearing similar clothing at city hall on Monday as he was in the video.

Shortly before 4:30 on Tuesday Ford spoke to reporters, admitting that it was, in fact, him in that video.

He also admitted to drinking on Monday night.

"A little bit", he told reporters.

But Mayor Ford defended his actions telling reporters it had nothing to do with 'you guys' and that it was 'on my own time'.

You can hear the full audio here:

Newstalk 1010's Justine Lewkowicz stopped by Steak Queen tonight and spoke with customers, one of whom says he was there that night.

The customer, who did not want to give his name, says he arrived at about 10:15 p.m. with a group of friends who had just played in a basketball game. He says they approached the mayor, who had been talking to a "middle-aged white man," to say hi.

He says they talked about basketball and sports and seeing the mayor at Fitness 365.

The Steak Queen customer says the mayor seemed normal, not intoxicated, while he and his friends were there for about half an hour. The mayor was still in the restaurant, he says, when his group left.

Listen to what customers had to say:


His brother, Councillor Doug Ford, who is also Rob's campaign manager for the upcoming municipal vote, says it's clear the video contains images of his brother.

That being said, Doug denied it was shot last night saying 'Rob's much heavier in that picture, than what he is right now.'

He also says he spoke to his brother over the phone around 10:30 on Monday night.

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Mayor Rob Ford has admitted to drinking, after a new 'unflattering' video of the Mayor surfaced online.

In the one minute video, the Mayor is seen speaking in a Jamaican accent to someone off camera.

Rob Ford is recorded in a suit, standing in front of a counter at a fast food restaurant speaking about how he was chased around for five months.

Most of what Ford is saying is hard to make out, but his focus is about being followed.

He's heard swearing multiple times in Jamaican 'patois.'

Ford admitted the video was shot at 'Steak Queen' on Rexdale Blvd, on Monday night.

The online description alleges the mayor was drunk and that the video was taken on Monday.

He was wearing similar clothing at city hall on Monday as he was in the video.

Shortly before 4:30 on Tuesday Ford spoke to reporters, admitting that it was, in fact, him in that video.

He also admitted to drinking on Monday night.

"A little bit", he told reporters.

But Mayor Ford defended his actions telling reporters it had nothing to do with 'you guys' and that it was 'on my own time'.

You can hear the full audio here:

Newstalk 1010's Justine Lewkowicz stopped by Steak Queen tonight and spoke with customers, one of whom says he was there that night.

The customer, who did not want to give his name, says he arrived at about 10:15 p.m. with a group of friends who had just played in a basketball game. He says they approached the mayor, who had been talking to a "middle-aged white man," to say hi.

He says they talked about basketball and sports and seeing the mayor at Fitness 365.

The Steak Queen customer says the mayor seemed normal, not intoxicated, while he and his friends were there for about half an hour. The mayor was still in the restaurant, he says, when his group left.

Listen to what customers had to say:


His brother, Councillor Doug Ford, who is also Rob's campaign manager for the upcoming municipal vote, says it's clear the video contains images of his brother.

That being said, Doug denied it was shot last night saying 'Rob's much heavier in that picture, than what he is right now.'

He also says he spoke to his brother over the phone around 10:30 on Monday night.

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