06:23 AM EDT 10/16/2013
Originally posted 07/24/2013 05:30PM
Geraldo Rivera, 70, just wanted to show the world he's as fit as ever.
But after the Geraldo at Large host showed off his physique Saturday in a risqué selfie on Twitter that just barely covered his private parts, his daughter and his network, Fox News, were not too happy.
Blaming tequila, which he says he usually doesn't drink, Rivera explained on Monday to New York's 95.5 PLJ Radio that he'd taken the photo earlier in the day and when he got home from a late night at work, "I had a couple of drinks ... It was 2:30 and I was like, 'Dammit, I like that picture.' I learned how to use Twitter a couple weeks ago and there I was. What a great idea."
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