Toronto Mayor Ford says he will not resign despite admitting to smoking crack

November 05, 2013 / Fox News

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has admitted to smoking crack, saying Tuesday that he did it “probably a year ago” during a “drunken stupor,” but says he loves his job and will continue as mayor.

“Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine,” Ford said in a scrum with reporters outside his city hall office, according to CBC. "No I’m not an addict and no, I do not do drugs. I made mistakes in the past and all I can do is apologize, but it is what it is and I can’t change the past.”

Despite his admission, Ford against insisted he would not resign. Ford said Tuesday he will continue in his job and will seek re-election next year.

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