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Rob Ford Oscars Plans Reportedly Nixed

Rob Ford is reportedly bound for the Oscars.

“I am going to the Oscars. It’s going to be fun,” Ford reportedly told the Sun while boarding a plane headed to Los Angeles on Saturday.

The report comes just days after the controversial mayor, made internationally famous by last year's crack video scandal, insisted he’s not a celebrity.

I don’t like being called an international celebrity. If the late-night shows want to make fun of me, that’s their job, let them make fun of me,” he said in a recent installment of his Ford Nation YouTube show.

On Saturday, when talking about his Jimmy Kimmel appearance, Ford told the Sun he is looking forward to promoting Toronto on the world stage.

Predictably, in response to Ford’s Oscars news, Twitter did what it does best: poked fun.

See some of Twitter’s most entertaining reactions to Mayor Ford’s Oscars news in the slideshow below.

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