Twitter reacts to former Toronto mayor Rob Ford's death

Mar 22, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. ET
Image: Shaun Merritt/flickr

Although Twitter is always full of unique opinions and heated conversations, it's arguably the most unpredictable platform when a controversial public figure dies. The death of former Toronto mayor Rob Ford is no different. Ford, 46, passed away earlier this morning after a long battle with cancer. Ford was etched into popular culture when he admitted during his stint as mayor that he'd smoked crack. While the majority of people sent their condolences, many Twitter users took Ford's death as an opportunity to make jokes and speak their mind.

Here is just some of what the Twitter-sphere had to say about the infamous politician:

Reactions were definitely mixed ...

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Most people just made jokes in general...

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Regardless of one's personal feelings about Ford, one Tweet summed it up in the best way possible.

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