On the heels of an 18-month-old girl getting kicked off a plane for appearing on the Transportation Security Administration’s no-fly list, Fox News host Geraldo Rivera shared his own TSA experience where he claimed he “got manually raped by a guy” who was “getting off on it.”
“I was on the no-fly list,” Rivera told the “Fox and Friends” hosts Friday. “For a long time when they first computerized the no-fly list, I would get my boarding pass and it would have three ‘S’s.”
He said every time he flew he would be “shuffled off” for additional screening and questioning until he started complaining about it on television.
“After enough kicking and screaming and embarrassing, embarrassment to the TSA of their utter incompetence in terms of managing this program – they talked about glitches in the computer program – at some point, they finally got it together,” he said of getting his name removed from the list.
But Rivera’s TSA woes weren’t over: “I tell you the last time I flew to Afghanistan I got manually raped by a guy who – the scanner wasn’t working.”
“He wanted to make sure…” host Steve Doocy offered.
“But making sure is one thing,” Rivera said. “This guy, it seemed to me, was getting off on it, I — ”
“Oh my gosh,” host Gretchen Carlson laughed.
“ — and the more and the tighter I got and the angrier I got,” said Rivera. “He just wanted to be a little more intimate.”
Watch the clip below, via Mediaite: