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Justin Bieber Asked Rob Ford If He Had Crack. The Mayor Freaked: Report

Ford reportedly approached Bieber who asked him if he had any crack cocaine. The Mayor became angry and returned to a private booth where he was drinking with four men he met earlier in the evening outside City Hall, the Star reports. The partygoers were entertained by three "paid party hostesses" who were forced to give up their phones before entering the mayor's private booth, sources told the Star.

The Star also reports that a witness saw the mayor doing lines of cocaine on another night of drinking at Muzik in April.

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Ford has grabbed attention with visits to Muzik in the past. In January, photographs of the mayor partying at the club showed up all over social media. When subsequently asked if he was drinking at the club, Ford responded that he "wasn't drinking," according to the Toronto Sun.

In the past, Ford has had nothing but nice things to say about Bieber, whose own use of drugs and alcohol have got him in trouble with the law and media.

In January, Ford defended Bieber when asked on a radio show about the pop star's infamous bad behaviour.

"He's a young guy, 19 years old. I wish I was as successful as he was," Ford said.

The news about the altercation with Bieber came amid a flurry of new stories about the mayor.

The Globe and Mail reported on a new video of Ford smoking what appears to be crack cocaine and the newspaper posted a screenshot of Toronto's mayor with a pipe. The Toronto Sun released an audio recording in which Ford says he would like to "f---ing jam" mayoral candidate Karen Stintz. In the wake of the stories, Ford said he's taking a break from the mayoral campaign to go to rehab.

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