Marius Nicoară is a former President of the Cluj County Council, and president of the Cluj National Liberal Party. As President of the County Council, he was both the head of the local Legislature and the local Executive. On May 10, 2010, he was filmed while watching an erotic film on his laptop during a session in Parliament. He commented: "This was not an adult movie, it was simply an email I received from a colleague [...]. That had nothing to do with adult movies. [...] It's just a movie about Thai vs American massage".