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October 02, 2009

Variety: Letterman Admits Blackmail Plot Against Him Over Sex With Staffer
It Gets Better: Blackmailer a Producer for CBS News Show "48 Hours"

...a show started, I think, by Hard News Dan Rather.

He was, as you can imagine, living with one of Letterman's previous staff-bangs, so she told him the tale and so on.

The Leftwing Media finally gets a scoop and instead of reporting it they turn it to personal advantage. Who could have seen that coming.


Thanks to the Warden for that update.

Sorry to bump Maet's always-cool ONT, but if I don't advance the post, no one's going to see there's a juicy update.

Vid:

From this blog, with a full recap, and review of the odd performance.

...

Hmmm. No wonder this sad unfunny clown is so bitter.

In an uncharacteristically personal revelation for David Letterman, the host took to his "Late Show" stage Thursday to admit that he was the victim of an extortion attempt -- and acknowledge that he has had sexual relations with more than one staff member.

...

The individual threatened to go public with the allegations unless Letterman paid him $2 million.

Letterman told his audience on Thursday that he contacted the Manhattan District Attorney's Special Prosecution Bureau. That led to a sting operation, in which Letterman met with the individual and handed the person a fake $2 million check. That person was arrested on Thursday.

"This morning, I did something I've never done in my life," Letterman said on Thursday's edition of CBS' "Late Show." "I had to go downtown and testify before a grand jury."

As part of the testimony, Letterman admitted that he had engaged in sexual relationships with staff members.

"My response to that is, yes I have. Would it be embarrassing if it were made public? Perhaps it would," Letterman said. "I feel like I need to protect these people -- I need to certainly protect my family."

Eh. Blackmailers suck.

On the other hand, so does Letterman.


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