Let this be a lesson to you kids.
Geraldo Rivera was invited to speak to the students at Duquesne University, but after posting a naked selfie, the university says thanks, but no thanks.
Rivera had been scheduled to appear in October on a panel at the school in Pittsburgh on the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.
In a statement the university said Rivera’s actions were not consistent with the Catholic school’s values.
“The administration felt that Mr. Rivera’s decision to post a nearly naked picture of himself on social media was inappropriate and inconsistent with who we are as a Catholic university and therefore asked the Wecht Institute to withdraw the invitation,” Duquesne spokeswoman Bridget Fare told the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. “We warn our students not to put anything inappropriate on social media because of potential consequences — you could consider this teaching by example.”
How did Geraldo find out he was no longer welcome at the school?
Rivera says that he was informed of the decision by “a stranger” in a hotel bar who told him he was also on the panel and that it was too bad about the cancellation.
Rivera was not happy to find out he was bumped from some guy in a bar and also called the decision by the school “the dumbest overreaction ever.”