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Video: Mayor Garcetti Celebrates Kings Victory By Dropping An F-Bomb On Live TV
Mayor Eric Garcetti, our city's hipster and Boy Scout Mayor, couldn't contain his excitement today at Staples Center in celebrating the Kings' Stanley Cup victory. During a live telecast after the rally downtown, he dropped an f-bomb.
"They say there are two rules in politics," Garcetti said. "Never, ever be pictured with a drink in your hand and never swear. But this is a big fucking day."
The crowd's cheers after his announcement were deafening and Garcetti was all smiles.
Luc Robitaille, the Kings' president of business operations, had to follow Garcetti's act. "Well, we told our players not to cuss," he said, looking back at the Mayor. "Thanks.''
Garcetti also made it a point to rub it in to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who both had a running bet on the Stanley Cup, according to KPCC. If L.A. had lost, Garcetti would have had to sing "New York, New York" on Jimmy Kimmel Live. But since our city won, Blasio will be crooning "I Love L.A." tonight on the show.
And Fox Sports West, which was broadcasting the rally, quickly apologized for the salty language.