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As his year-long tenure on late night comes to a close, David Letterman is feeling reflective. Though he was candid about his sex scandal when it made headlines in after a blackmail attempt forced his hand, the late-night host has kept mum on the issue since. In a revealing interview with The New York TimesLetterman, 68, was able to look at the scandal with some distance.
David Michael Letterman born April 12, is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. In total, Letterman hosted 6, episodes of Late Night and Late Show surpassing his friend and mentor Johnny Carson as the longest-serving late night talk show host in American television history. Letterman is also a television and film producer.
After 33 years in late night television, 6, broadcasts, nearly 20, total guest appearances, 16 Emmy Awards and more than 4, career Top Ten Lists, David Letterman says goodbye to late night television audiences. Photo by Jeffrey R. Letterman has never been particularly shy about revisiting the scandal.
Letterman, 62, made the confessions to the audience during a taping of " The Late Show " for broadcast Thursday night, according to a statement by Worldwide Pants Inc. He said that the package contained a letter that said, " I know that you do some terrible terrible things and I can prove that you do these terrible things The audience, most likely waiting for the punchline that never came, laughed nervously along as he went on to describe how he called his attorney and then set up a meeting with his blackmailer.
This is, depending on how you look at it: a another meaningful sign that actions have consequences in a post-Weinstein worldor b a particularly striking of example of just how selective our cultural memory is when it comes to deciding which men are Bad. David Letterman, as some may recall, is hardly unimpeachable when it comes to his own dealings with women. Back inas the result of an alleged extortion plot, Letterman who was married at the time acknowledged that he had engaged in sexual relations with a series of female employees, issuing a shaky mea culpa on live TV.
David Letterman has milked plenty of sex scandals for laughs. After years of mocking other public figures for their sexual indiscretions, Letterman, 62, is facing scrutiny for behavior that is verboten in many workplaces. Conservative critics, in particular, expressed disgust with the comedian, whose frequent potshots at former GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin -- including a crude joke he made in June about her daughter -- have infuriated many on the right.
During his tenure as one of the kings of late-night TV, David Letterman has long preferred asking the questions rather than being the one offering up revealing answers. But now that the end of his "Late Show" run is nigh, the host is opening up about his 33 years in the business, including scandal, his successor and whether or not "the Jimmys" drove him out of his job. Every time he would get a show athe would succeed smartly.
InLetterman revealed during a live broadcast of his late-night talk show that he had engaged in sexual relationships with several female employees of his show, all while being married to his current wife Regina Lasko, also a former staffer. It came out that former CBS producer, Joe Halderman, was the extortionist and he was convicted of attempted extortion in At the time, Letterman himself noted that he could easily have been fired:.