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Watch Mayor Eric Garcetti Swear During Los Angeles Kings Stanley Cup Rally

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Mayor Eric Garcetti dropped the “F-bomb” Monday while congratulating the Los Angeles Kings on their victory in the Stanley Cup Final.

The mayor let the expletive slip while hailing the Kings’ 4-1 series winicon1 Watch Mayor Eric Garcetti Swear During Los Angeles Kings Stanley Cup Rally Friday over the New York Rangers.

“There are two rules in politics: they say never ever be pictured with a drink in your hand and never swear, but this is a big f—in’ day; way to go guys!” he said while holding what appeared to be an aluminum Bud Light bottle.

A post on the official Twitter account for the mayor’s office reflected Garcetti’s comments: “There are a few rules in politics, one is never swear, but this is a #BFD”.

FOX Sportsicon1 Watch Mayor Eric Garcetti Swear During Los Angeles Kings Stanley Cup Rally Network broadcaster Patrick O’Neal apologized for the mayor during a lull in the rally. Former player and now Kings president of business operations Luc Robitaille also poked fun at Garcetti, saying, “Well, we told our players not to cuss. Thanks.”

Garcetti’s speech came hours before New York Cityicon1 Watch Mayor Eric Garcetti Swear During Los Angeles Kings Stanley Cup Rally Mayor Bill de Blasio sang “I Love LA” on Jimmy Kimmel Live to settle a Stanley Cup bet.

Garcetti was alongside the late night host in his Los Angeles studio.

“You’ve got to remember, we didn’t win at lawn-bowling, I mean we won in hockey,” Garcetti said. “So, kids out there, do not say what your mayor said today.”

The LA Kings won the title on home ice with a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Friday night.

Read more at CBSLA.com

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