Trudeau sorry for F-bomb at charity boxing event

Jessica Hume, National Bureau

, Last Updated: 6:02 PM ET

OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau apologized Monday for dropping an F-bomb at a weekend cancer charity event, saying his wife scolded him for his potty mouth.

"I found myself in the boxing ring again and I guess I let my emotions run a little hot but rest assured, I got an awful lot of talking to at home from Sophie," he said. "Nothing anyone else can add will be worse than that."

Trudeau got himself into trouble while introducing a charity boxing match where the one-time pugilist dropped the formalities and the F-bomb to a cheering crowd.

"I will tell you, there is no experience like stepping into this ring and measuring yourself," Trudeau said, recalling his match with now-suspended senator Patrick Brazeau in a charity bout in March 2012.

"Not your name, your fortune, your intelligence, your beauty; none of that f----ing matters."

It wasn't the first time Trudeau let his foul mouth run off.

He once called Tory MP Peter Kent a "piece of s---."

The Prime Minister's Office swiftly proclaimed this to be "yet another example" of Trudeau's poor judgment.

NDP MP Charlie Angus isn't personally offended by swearing, but said that as an MP, you don't do it "in your official capacity because people expect more from you."

Meanwhile, earlier in the day Trudeau, who rarely makes a statement without mentioning the elusive "middle class," was asked to define the income range that demographic constitutes.

"The reality is I consider the middle class is people who work for their income, not people who live off their assets and their savings," said Trudeau, whose family inheritance amounted to more than a reported $1.2 million.


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