Canadian Lawmaker Steps Down To 'Seek Help' After He Was Filmed PEEING 'In Coffee Cup' During Zoom Meeting

Posted by Abdul Rafay in News On 9th June 2021
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After his colleagues watched him peeing - apparently into a coffee cup - during virtual House of Commons proceedings, a Canadian lawmaker claimed he's stepping aside temporarily to seek assistance.' Just a month after stripping naked on a previous call after returning home after a run, William Amos indicated he would be taking a break.

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After being videotaped urinating into a coffee cup over a video conference during government proceedings, a Canadian Lawmaker has stood down to seek assistance.'

He argues that both occurrences were unintentional, but admits that he is ashamed.

He said in a statement that he had no idea he was being recorded.

Credit: Parliament Canada
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It read: "Last night while attending House of Commons proceedings virtually, in a non-public setting, I urinated without realizing I was on camera.”

"I am deeply embarrassed by my actions and the distress they may have caused anybody who witnessed them.”

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"While accidental and not visible to the public, this was completely unacceptable and I apologize unreservedly. I will be stepping aside temporally from my role as Parliamentary Secretary and my committee duties so that I can seek assistance.”

"I will continue to represent my constituents and I'm grateful to be their voice in parliament. I am deeply appreciative for the support of my staff and the love of my family."

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Following the event in April, Amos issued an official apology to his followers via Twitter.

It read: "I made a really unfortunate mistake today & I'm embarrassed by it. My camera was accidentally left on as I changed into work clothes after going for a jog. I sincerely apologize to all my colleagues in the House. It was an honest mistake + it won't happen again."

Amos has been a member of the Liberal Party since 2015, representing the Quebec constituency of Pontiac.

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He was seen behind a desk with regional and national flags behind him in the April event. He had a phone that appeared to be covering his crotch.

Staff on the internal video call could only see the screen, but a screenshot was leaked. Mr. Amos apologized for his mistake in an email, calling it an "unfortunate error."

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He explained: "My video was accidentally turned on as I was changing into my work clothes after going for a jog.”

"I sincerely apologize to my colleagues in the House of Commons for this unintentional distraction. It was an honest mistake and it won't happen again."

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