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posted: 3/15/2014 12:20 PM

Kevin Spacey responds to Toronto mayor gibe

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  • In this image provided by ABC, Kevin Spacey appears on the 9th annual "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars" special in Los Angeles on March 2. Spacey's appearance followed a brief cameo by Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who was scheduled to appear on the March 3 show. Ford is claiming he wouldn't know Kevin Spacey "if I ran over him," after the House of Cards star poked fun at the mayor after his cameo.

      In this image provided by ABC, Kevin Spacey appears on the 9th annual "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars" special in Los Angeles on March 2. Spacey's appearance followed a brief cameo by Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who was scheduled to appear on the March 3 show. Ford is claiming he wouldn't know Kevin Spacey "if I ran over him," after the House of Cards star poked fun at the mayor after his cameo.
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TORONTO -- Actor Kevin Spacey has taken to Twitter to respond to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his brother's criticism of him on their show on YouTube named after the mayor's supporters.

Rob and Doug Ford complained earlier this week that they were told they could not have their picture taken with the actor when Spacey and Rob Ford appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on March 2.

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The embattled mayor said, "I wouldn't know him if I ran over him," referring to Spacey. Ford's brother called the actor "an arrogant SOB."

Spacey tweeted a photo-shopped image of himself between the Fords on Saturday.

"When did Mayor Ford start doing what people tell him to do?" Spacey said in the tweet. "All you had to do was ask, guys. Here's your pic."

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