Anthony Bourdain on Geraldo Rivera Topless Rant

Anthony Bourdain is at it again. The celebrity chef and author is on yet another Twitter rant. and the object of his scorn is none other than Geraldo Rivera.

First, a few weeks ago, Bourdain tweeted a completely justified message about Justin Bieber's pissing in a restaurant bucket instead of walking down the hall to use the bathroom (seriously, Biebs, how lazy can you be?):

Now, Bourdain has a new victim, whose only crime is taking a really bad selfie.

According to the New York Daily News, Rivera posted a self-portrait that shows him wearing only a towel early Sunday morning. The tweet: "70 is the new 50 (Erica and family are going to be so pissed... but at my age...)" The newsman then probably saw the error of his ways and removed the photo, but not before Anthony Bourdain retweeted it -- seven times. First Bourdain wrote this:

Then he expanded on the Yorkie-in-the-pants theme:

Umm, then he clearly gave a mayoral endorsement:

At least this one has a food reference:

Getting off track again:

Some grooming tips:

Before trying to round up some musical suggestions:

Oh, and yes. Bourdain did get some awesome playlist suggestions, including "I Touch Myself," "Big Time," "Dancing With Myself," and "Danger Zone." Look, maybe tweeting that pic seven times is overkill (our eyes are bleeding), but sometimes tough love is the only way to get through to someone. And Bourdain's method just might have worked, because Rivera tweeted:

Frankly, we'd love to see Geraldo as a "special surprise guest" when Bourdain hosts Piers Morgan Live on CNN Thursday, July 25, at 9 p.m. Sure, Bourdain is planning on having his pal Eric Ripert join him, along with cronut king Dominique Ansel and Mario Batali. But there's always room for a seminaked news guy, isn't there?

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