Geraldo Rivera breaks down over daughter watching Paris soccer game When Bombs Detonated (Video)

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
At Least 100 Dead at Eagles of Death Metal Concert in Paris

A tearful Geraldo Rivera broke down on Friday over his daughter Simone, who was one of the thousands watching a soccer match in Paris when several bombs detonated as part of coordinated attacks across Paris.

"I just thank God she wasn't at the rock concert but was at the soccer stadium," an emotional Rivera told Shepard Smith on Fox News.

"We don't want her to travel, we don't want her to do anything, just lock her down until they sort this out," Rivera said.

MORE TO READ: Paris Attacks: ISIS Claims Responsibility as French President Denounces 'Act of War'

Rivera lost his composure when he showed a picture of him and his daughter together.

"Here's my gorgeous daughter," he cried. "It's a lot easier to report these things than to experience them myself," he continued, describing his 21-year-old daughter as a wonderful person with a "gentle soul."

"We're obviously very concerned," he said. Geraldo also spoke to Simone on Fox News, who recounted the horrific sequence of events at the soccer stadium.

MORE TO READ: Paris Attacks: Eyewitnesses Describe 'Horrific' Bombings, Shootings, Hostage Nightmare

"I'm shaking still," she said, describing the chaos at the game when bombs went off and being stranded afterward as all transportation shut down.

"Do you want to come home hunny?" an emotional Rivera asked his daughter. "I do, I want to come home," she answered.

And early Saturday morning, Rivera took to Twitter to call on President Obama to go to war against ISIS.

Watch the video below:

Read original story Geraldo Rivera Breaks Down Over Daughter Watching Paris Soccer Game When Bombs Detonated (Video) At TheWrap

Celebrities react to Paris attacks:

23 PHOTOS
Celebrities reactions to Paris terrorism
See Gallery
Geraldo Rivera breaks down over daughter watching Paris soccer game When Bombs Detonated (Video)
Thinking of everyone in Paris.
Had a great first show but just heard about what happened in Paris. Thoughts and prayers with everyone #PrayForParis
Thoughts and prayers are with you Paris.
please stay safe, my loves. you're in my heart. πŸ’˜
Just landed in Paris amidst all the confusion, bombings and attacks. It's horrible
Guys, it's time to #PrayForParis right now.
Paris we are sending you our love. we are heartbroken
Pray for people in Paris πŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏ
Just heard about Paris, praying for you all right now ❀️❀️
Heartbroken for you, Paris. Praying for your safety right now.
Thoughts and prayers and love are with people in Paris tonight. Sad and horrifying news. Eternal confusion.
I am so shocked and saddened by tonight's attacks. I pray for understanding and change. Wow. Just Devastating. #PrayForParis
the world just lost peace its a scary place and it's hard to take I really hope everybody is ok pray for France
Thoughts + prayers to friends / family in Paris and everyone at Le Bataclan - a venue we played recently. A senseless and horrible tragedy.
#prayforparis https://t.co/DMTe7FDZ3e https://t.co/J2Es2MS89T
#prayforparis πŸ’” https://t.co/VStAEmY9m8
praying for paris #vivelafrance
My heart is broken 4 all the families in Paris whose loved ones will never return home #prayforparis πŸ“·:@jean_jullien https://t.co/RDZq5CPDG1
#PRAYFORPARIS
My Twitter page asks: What's happening? The tragedy today in #Paris the world is left wondering the same, what's happening? Pray for peace.
Peace for Paris https://t.co/jAONbJGtEd
#Paris tragedy. Heartbreak in a city we have come to love. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE
SHOW CAPTION +
HIDE CAPTION

Read Full Story

People are Reading