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Geraldo Rivera Says President Trump Called & Said He'll Do 'The Right Thing' After Election Loss

Geraldo Rivera claims Donald Trump will “do the right thing.”

The 77-year-old journalist said on Twitter on Friday (November 13) that the President of the United States talked to him on the phone following his loss to Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential election, after which he refuses to concede.

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“Just had heartfelt phone call w friend @realDonaldTrump who said he’s a ‘realist’ who’ll do the ‘right thing’ But he wants to see ‘what states do in terms of certifiction (etc)’ He sounded committed to fighting for every vote & if he loses, talking more about all he’s accomplished,” he said in a tweet.

Trump continues to allege voter fraud without evidence, and many of his advisers and allies, including over 100 Secret Service officers, are now testing positive for coronavirus or quarantining due to recent exposure amid his rallies and election events.

Geraldo Rivera Apologizes to Bette Midler, Says He Remembers Things Differently

Geraldo Rivera is speaking out to apologize to Bette Midler, who accused the reporter of groping her in a bathroom back in the 1970s.

The 74-year-old host says that he remembers the events differently than Bette.

“27 years ago I wrote a tawdry book depicting consensual events in 1973-45 years ago-I’ve deeply regretted its distasteful & disrespectful tone & have refrained from speaking about it-I’m embarrassed & profoundly sorry to those mentioned-I have & again apologize to anyone offended,” Geraldo tweeted on Friday morning (December 1).

“Although I recall the time @BetteMidler has alluded to much differently than she, that does not change the fact that she has a right to speak out & demand an apology from me, for in the very least, publically [sic] embarrassing her all those years ago. Bette, I apologize,” he added.

Bette has not yet responded to the tweet.

Bette Midler Accused Geraldo Rivera of Groping Her in Newly Resurfaced Interview

Bette Midler made an allegation against Geraldo Rivera back in 1991 that has only just resurfaced in the wake of a series of sexual harassment allegations over the past few months.

During an interview with Barbra Walters, Bette explained that Geraldo was “unseemly.”

Geraldo and his producer came to do an interview with me, in the ’70s, the early ’70s. And this was when he was very, sort of, hot. And he and his producer left the crew in the other room, they pushed me into my bathroom, they broke two poppers and pushed them under my nose and proceeded to grope me.”

“I did not offer myself up on the altar of Geraldo Rivera. He was… he was unseemly,” she continued.

Geraldo wrote about the experience in his 19991 memoir Exposing Myself: “We were in the bathroom, preparing for the interview, and at some point I put my hands on her breasts,” he wrote.

Watch the interview below.

Geraldo Rivera Flies to Paris, Films Reunion with Daughter

Geraldo Rivera‘s emotional story was watched by millions as he tried to communicate with his daughter Simone, who was in the Stade de France during the Paris terrorist attacks.

Now, the Fox News personality has flown to Paris to cover the events for the network and to reunite with his daughter.

Geraldo‘s reunion with Simone was caught on camera and he says “[it was] an amazing relief just to squeeze her. Just to know she was safe.”

“The Rivera family is tremendously relieved, but we mourn for all the other families who have suffered so much,” Geraldo said. He also added that “the kids in [her] exchange program are going through counseling.”

Geraldo Rivera's Daughter Survives Paris Attacks, Calls Dad on Live TV (Video)

Geraldo Rivera‘s 21-year-old daughter Simone was one of the thousands of people inside Stade de France on Friday night (November 13) during the Paris terror attacks and now she’s opening up about her experience.

The Fox News personality went live on the air after finding out that his daughter made it out safely and later had her call in to give her first-hand account.

“Before halftime, we all heard a very loud kind of explosion sound but no one seems to make any, like seem worried about it or anything except for the fellow New Yorkers by my side but we just brushed it off as nothing,” Simone said. “And then at halftime, we went to get food and…they wouldn’t let anyone leave the stadium at that point and they weren’t telling us anything and they just had a bunch of ambulances and people in uniform starting to look very nervous… Then we heard two more explosive sounds. But again, no one expressed any concern.”

“No one was telling us what to do,” she added. “They were just herding us like sheep and we were all freaking out and then there was one point where we started to break away and there’s this swarm of people running at us and we just all start running in this direction, not knowing where to go and then all the police officers were there with their guns ready.”


Geraldo Rivera’s Daughter Talks About the Paris Terror Attacks

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Geraldo Rivera: Hip-Hop's Done 'More Damage to Black & Brown People Than Racism'

Geraldo Rivera gave an interview on HuffPost Live on Tuesday (February 17), and he ended up going on a racial rant in relation to hip hop culture.

“Hip-hop has done more damage to black and brown people than racism in the last 10 years. When you find the youngster—a Puerto Rican from the South Bronx or a black kid from Harlem—who has succeeded in life other than being the one-tenth of one-tenth of one percent that makes it in the music business, that’s been a success in life with his pants around his ass and with visible tattoos. It’s this whole ethos,” the 71-year-old television personality said.

“And I love Russell Simmons. He’s a dear friend of mine. I admire his business acumen. At some point, those guys have to cop to the fact that by encouraging this distinctive culture that is removed from the mainstream, they have encouraged people to be so different from the mainstream that they can’t participate other than, you know, the racks in the garment center and those entry-level jobs, and I lament it. I really do. I think that it has been very destructive culturally,” Geraldo continued.

“I don’t want to go down an entire racial hole because there are a lot of potential explanations for why there is alienation in minority communities [outside of] hip-hop,” Josh Zepps, host of the program, said. “Oh, of course, but I think fashion plays a part,” Geraldo responded.

Who Won 'Celebrity Apprentice' 2015? Season 7 Winner!

The latest season of The Celebrity Apprentice has come to an end and a winner has been crowned!

On the seventh season of Donald Trump‘s NBC reality show, Leeza Gibbons and Geraldo Rivera were the final two contestants standing and they were given the task of creating a 90-second commercial for Universal Resorts and selling ten vacation packages for as much money as they could.

Each of the two final contestants got to round up some of their favorite eliminated celebs to help them with the task. The winning team brought in $324,000 for the vacation packages while the losing team raised just $146,000. The final decision of who won the show was based on the entire competition, though the lead of the final task’s winning team took home the prize.

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