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Happy Birthday Rob Ford: Scandal-Plagued Toronto Mayor Turns 44

05/28/2013 12:49 EDT | Updated 05/28/2013 12:49 EDT
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TORONTO, ON - MAY 28: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford arrived at City Hall Tuesday morning. Mayor Rob Ford faced reporters Monday after his press secretary, George Christopoulos, and deputy press secretary, Isaac Ransom, resigned amid a crack video scandal gripping Ford's office. On Tuesday morning Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was questioned whether or not his staffers attempted to obtain the video that allegedly shows him smoking crack. (Lucas Oleniuk/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

Happy birthday, Mayor Rob Ford! Toronto's scandal-plagued mayor turned 44 on Tuesday. But he's probably not getting too much good cheer.

Ford continues to face scrutiny after allegations surfaced that he is seen in a video smoking crack. The scandal has gotten the city and its mayor a lot of attention at home and abroad.

It's also driven three key members of Ford's staff to resign.

The mayor took to Twitter to thank his supporters for their birthday wishes.

His detractors took a more direct approach and brought a cake with the words "Happy Birthday Rob Ford, Please Resign" written in frosting.

Twitter also reacted to Ford's birthday and ongoing woes. Check out the slides below.

Rob Ford Birthday