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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Bette Midler once told Barbara Walters that Geraldo Rivera had groped her in the 1970s.

A video of the 1991 interview resurfaced Wednesday after Rivera defended TODAY show anchor Matt Lauer who was fired for alleged sexually inappropriate behavior.

Midler revealed the alleged incident to Walters after the veteran journalist asked about Rivera's claim that he and the stage star had a sexual encounter.

"Geraldo and his producer came to do an interview with me, in the Seventies, the early Seventies," Midler said. "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 [the street terms for the recreational drug alkyl nitrite] and pushed them under my nose and proceed to grope me."

Walters cocked her head to the side and looked shocked as she asked, "Grope ... ?"

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On the gross scale of 1 - 10 this is a 10. Yuck.

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Did he find her vault?

#1 | Posted by patron at 2017-11-30 04:33 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

#1 No, just Jimmy Hoffa.

#2 | Posted by gracieamazed at 2017-11-30 04:34 PM | Reply

Poppers.
We know what those are used for, right, children?

#3 | Posted by snoofy at 2017-11-30 04:42 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Geraldo has always struck me as greasy and sleazy.

#4 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2017-11-30 05:56 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

oh yeah - Bette Midler.

I'd pass.

#5 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2017-11-30 05:57 PM | Reply

So if Bette's not your cup of tea, who would you grope?

#6 | Posted by snoofy at 2017-11-30 06:00 PM | Reply

Liv Tyler. after dinner. in the cloak room.

#7 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2017-11-30 06:13 PM | Reply

too soon?

#8 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2017-11-30 06:14 PM | Reply

No, right on time.

I'm like Penn Jillette on this one: I grope as much as I want, which is none.

You, on the other hand, voted for the candidate that best matches your interests.

#9 | Posted by snoofy at 2017-11-30 06:24 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Bam! 🤯

Snoofy wins the internet today!

Here's your prize...bandwidth!

Better use it quickly, it expires December 12th.

#10 | Posted by donnerboy at 2017-11-30 06:39 PM | Reply

So if Bette's not your cup of tea, who would you grope?

#6 | POSTED BY SNOOFY

Corky

#11 | Posted by patron at 2017-11-30 07:08 PM | Reply

Who in the hell in their right mind would want to squeeze any of her flesh?

#12 | Posted by Sniper at 2017-12-01 12:36 PM | Reply

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