Rob Ford Oscars

Rob Ford to guest on Jimmy Kimmel, go to the Oscars

Don't expect Rob Ford to appear at any of Toronto's Oscar parties. The Toronto Sun reported today that Mayor Ford has already fled town and is en route to LA where he'll be attending the Academy Awards in person on Sunday night. No word yet on whether he'll also be attending the Vanity Fair after party.

And perhaps he has Jimmy Kimmel to thank for the tickets. The next night Ford is scheduled to appear on the Jimmy Kimmel show in what must have been a competitive bid with the Daily Show and other late night shows for his sought after presence. It's not too much of a reach to suspect tickets to the Oscars were the incentive Ford needed to seal the deal.

UPDATE SUNDAY 3PM: According to the Toronto Star Rob Ford will not be attending the official Oscar ceremonies but might be attending a few Oscar parties in Los Angeles.

Photo by John Tavares in the blogTO Flickr pool


Latest Videos



Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in City

The Toronto sign just got a major facelift

What you need to know about the next Toronto municipal election 2022

There's a major problem with the Toronto municipal election

People are calling out the CN Tower for the colour of its lights

Doug and Kayla Ford share father and daughter dance at wedding

Toronto's newest ServiceOntario location might be the best one yet

Toronto's iconic weed supply shop and lounge to close forever after decades

Big salary increases expected for many workers in Toronto next year