Kevin Spacey responds to Toronto mayor attack

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Kevin Spacey responds to Toronto mayor attack
When did Mayor Ford start doing what people tell him to do? All you had to do was ask, guys. Here’s your pic. http://t.co/DtDTqAl8Lb
FILE - This March 3, 2014 file image released by ABC shows Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, left, with host Jimmy Kimmel on the late night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live," in Los Angeles. Ford is claiming he wouldn't know Kevin Spacey "if I ran over him," a week after the House of Cards star poked fun at the mayor when both appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." (AP Photo/ABC, Randy Holmes, File)
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, 2014. 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. (AP Photo/ABC, Randy Holmes)
This March 3, 2014 image released by ABC shows Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, left, having his forehead wiped by host Jimmy Kimmel on the late night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live," in Los Angeles. Ford laughed off Jimmy Kimmel's suggestion that he get help for his drinking problem and was reported to be upset about his appearance on the late-night TV talk show. Ford's appearance Monday night on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in Los Angeles was the culmination of months of wooing by the talk-show host to get Ford to appear as a guest. (AP Photo/ABC, Randy Holmes)
This March 3, 2014 image released by ABC shows Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, left, with host Jimmy Kimmel on the late night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live," in Los Angeles. Ford laughed off Jimmy Kimmel's suggestion that he get help for his drinking problem and was reported to be upset about his appearance on the late-night TV talk show. Ford's appearance Monday night on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in Los Angeles was the culmination of months of wooing by the talk-show host to get Ford to appear as a guest. (AP Photo/ABC, Randy Holmes)
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TORONTO (AP) -- Kevin Spacey on Saturday tweeted a photo-shopped image of himself between Toronto mayor Rob Ford and his brother in response to the siblings' criticism that he won't take photos with them.

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 Mar 2.

The embattled mayor said he wouldn't know Spacey, "if him if I ran over him." Ford's brother called the actor "an arrogant SOB." The pair made the comments on their show on YouTube named after the mayor's supporters.

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

During Spacey's appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," the actor cracked several jokes at the mayor's expense when Spacey appeared after a brief cameo by Ford.

"That's the first time I've had to follow a Ford," Spacey quipped. "And one that was so banged up."

When Kimmel thanked Spacey for sharing a dressing room with the mayor, Spacey responded, "Well, he threw up all over it, but those are the chances you take."

Ford has been under great pressure to resign since he admitted smoking crack last year, and several videos have emerged that showed him seemingly drunk or high. His antics have made him the target of late-night television comedians and embarrassed Canadians. City Council stripped him of many of his powers but does not have the authority to remove him.

Undaunted, Ford has vowed to run for re-election this fall.

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