TORONTO MAYOR’S FAMILY SHUNS SPOTLIGHT AMID CHAOS.
Nov 19, 5:55 PM EST
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TORONTO — While the spotlight shines brightly on Toronto’s embattled and erratic mayor, Rob Ford’s wife and two children have remained almost invisible – save for one embarrassing incident. Little is known about his family, although it is clear that his wife craves her privacy
Even before the scandalous revelations of recent weeks – detailing Ford’s illegal drug use and excessive drinking – his wife, Renata, had established her aversion to media attention.
She avoided campaigning for her husband in 2010, appearing with him only on election night after his surprise victory. Since then, the Fords have scarcely been seen together at any public occasion in Toronto, though she has accompanied him on a few official trips out of town.