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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Fired His Chief Of Staff For Telling Him To Get Some Help

Rob Ford has just let go of his chief of staff following a week of allegations that the mayor was caught smoking crack on tape.

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The mayor's office has refused to comment about Towhey's termination.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford wouldn't talk to reporters at a gas station, but he did take a selfie http://t.co/DfLCxZNlrp

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford wouldn't talk to reporters at a gas station, but he did take a selfie http://t.co/DfLCxZNlrp

Update: During a news conference on Friday, Ford denied using crack.

"I do not use crack cocaine, nor am I an addict of crack cocaine," Ford said. "As for a video, I cannot comment on a video that I have never seen, or does not exist."

Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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