Name: David Letterman
Birth Name: 
David Michael Letterman
Birth Date: 
April 12, 1947
Birth Place: 
Indianapolis, IN
Late Show Host / Comedian
Relationship Status: 
Married to Regina Lasko
Celebrity Ranking # 688

David Letterman: Blackmailer was Jealous

Posted Thursday October 8, 2009 5:15 PM GMT

According to the latest reports, $2 million wasn’t all that made Joe Halderman blackmail David Letterman – it was jealousy, spilled a source.

Back in August, Halderman found the host and his girlfriend Stephanie Birkitt, who was also his assistant, kissing while in a car in the driveway of his home.


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David Letterman’s Love Letters from Stephanie Birkitt

Posted Wednesday October 7, 2009 6:55 PM GMT

As details continue to become known about the affair between David Letterman and “Late Show” staffer Stephanie Birkitt, there are reportedly “trashy” love letters that are soon to be uncovered.

According to a report, Burkitt wrote Letterman a series of notes prior to and during their trysts. “It’s her musings about them. It’s trash,” said an inside source.


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David Letterman Extortion Plot Report

Posted Tuesday October 6, 2009 1:59 PM GMT

David Letterman announced on Thursday that his on-air comments would be all he was going to speak about in regards to the $2 million extortion plot against him, but the topic filled his CBS Late Show on Monday.

The New York Post is giving further details of what happened from the diary of the former Late Show staff member Stephanie Birkitt, who was identified as the head of the scandal.


David Letterman Apologizes to Wife

Posted Tuesday October 6, 2009 11:12 AM GMT

It has been a whirlwind of drama for David Letterman these past few days, as news of his affairs and extortion have become public knowledge. And yesterday the “Late Show” host offered apologies to many people, including his wife Regina Lasko.


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David Letterman Extortioner Pleads Not Guilty

Posted Friday October 2, 2009 8:25 PM GMT

Ready to fight charges in court, CBS producer Joe Halderman entered a not guilty plea to charges of trying to extort $2 million from David Letterman.

The 52-year-old Halderman showed up in handcuffs at a Manhattan courthouse this afternoon after he threatened Letterman about going public with personal information regarding the talk show host's sexual relations with an employee.


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David Letterman’s Extortion Details

Posted Friday October 2, 2009 4:56 PM GMT

As previously reported, David Letterman announced last night on “The Late Show” that he’d been the victim of a $2 million extortion scheme. And this morning new details about the case have emerged.

According to a report, the culprit is CBS News producer Robert “Joe” Halderman, who has been arrested and charged with attempted grand larceny.


David Letterman: Extortion Victim

Posted Friday October 2, 2009 11:25 AM GMT

It looks like John Travolta isn’t the only celeb being targeted by extortionists these days - David Letterman revealed last night that he’s been targeted by blackmailers as well.

During his “Late Show” broadcast, Letterman confessed that he’d had sexual relations with female members of his staff, and that someone tried to extort $2 million from him to keep the news under wraps.


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Sarah Palin Makes Nice With David Letterman

Posted Tuesday June 16, 2009 3:50 PM GMT

Last week David Letterman made a lewd joke about Sarah Palin’s daughter Willow (14), and today the Governor of Alaska accepted the late night funnyman’s apology.

In a statement released this morning, Palin stated, "Of course, it's accepted on behalf of young women, like my daughters, who hope men who 'joke' about public displays of sexual exploitation of girls will soon evolve.”

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