Letterman Had a Fling with Another Staffer + Leno makes Dave “Topic A”

More details are emerging:

Source: Letterman Had a Fling with Another Staffer:

“with one of his peers, a woman close to him, not an intern.”

A former Late Show with David Letterman staffer tells PEOPLE that the talk show host had a sexual relationship with one of the show’s employees in the late 1990s.

The source says the relationship occurred before Stephanie Birkitt, 34, the woman at the center of the Letterman scandal, worked on the show and involved a different female staffer.

“I’m not surprised this came out,” the former staffer tells PEOPLE of Letterman’s admission Thursday night that he had “had sex with women who work for me on this show.”

“Even the interns knew stuff like that was going on,” says the source.

**44-Top Choice***

Leno on Letterman:

Original story:

Bob Halderman Arrested in Letterman Sting

No, not the Watergate guy, Bob Haldeman…

Bob Haldeman

This guy, Bob Halderman, a CBS producer on the show “48-Hours”

Bob Halderman

posted by GeoT

The basic story goes like this (from the NY Times):

David Letterman Reveals Extortion Attempt

David Letterman said on his show on Thursday that he had been the victim of an extortion attempt over charges of sexual affairs with staff members, claims that he conceded were true.

Mr. Letterman said on “The Late Show,” on CBS, that he had been approached by a person who wanted $2 million not to go public with information that Mr. Letterman had been in sexual relationships with women who work on his show.

Mr. Letterman said that he had testified before a grand jury and had admitted to the relationships.

“My response to that is, yes I have. Would it be embarrassing if it were made public? Perhaps it would,” he said on the show. “I feel like I need to protect these people. I need to certainly protect my family.”
con’t here:

BUT, the plot thickens…

From TMZ: Woman in Letterman Case Lived with Suspect

One of the women at the center of the David Letterman alleged extortion case is Stephanie Birkitt, his former assistant — according to the search warrant obtained by FOX 5 New York. And, the warrant says, Birkitt was the suspect’s girlfriend and we’ve learned she was living with him until recently.
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Soooo, Stephanie Birkitt, who is, if I’m not mistaken, the often seen “page” wearing an oversized Late Show varsity jacket who would come down the isle and hand Dave the envelopes with the prizes for the audience

Stephanie Birkitt

Stephanie Birkitt

Stephanie with Dave

Stephanie with Dave

Birkitt, Letterman’s former assistant who has made several appearances on the “Late Show,” lived with alleged blackmailer Robert “Joe” Halderman, who allegedly “was in possession of Birkitt’s diary, correspondence and photos — which he says incriminated Letterman,” according to TMZ.

Stephanie Birkitt on the Late Show:

The Perp:

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Here’s Dave coming clean and trying his best to make light of the situation:

The Perp.2



It’s a bit of a sticky wicket don’t ya’ think?


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7 responses to “Letterman Had a Fling with Another Staffer + Leno makes Dave “Topic A”

  1. audiegrl

    Only Dave Letterman could tell that story and still have the audience clapping and laughing throughout. 😉

    Do you know if he had the affairs before or during the time he was married. He got married in March.

    Either way, that dude was trying to extort him, and that is a crime.

  2. audiegrl

    Also, TMZ is the the media’s equivalent of the CIA. They have operatives in every hospital, restaurant, and club in the world. LOL

    Remember it was TMZ who broke Michael Jackson’s death, not the MSM. Those folks are scary-good at what they do. 😉

    • I would assume this thing between Dave and Stephanie would have been common knowledge around 30 Rock… how could they have kept it secret? It’s not a big deal until someone tries to turn the screws, so to speak…

      • audiegrl

        Nice pun 😉

        I think that if Dave had the affairs before he was married, then if it was consensual, it was no big deal. If the women did it, to keep their jobs, now that’s another story.

        Everybody at 30 Rock knew about it. And I’m sure Dave is not the only one sleeping with members of his staff, this probably happens at all the shows.

        We don’t even want to talk about Mr. Bill ‘loofah’ O’Reilly 😉

  3. Halderman works for Vladimir Putin and had Birkitt seduce Lecherman for access to the President’s secret files. Halderman was confused when entrapment by Lecherman included forcing a worthless 2 million dollar check over to Halderman. This will all be swept under the rug to avoid the connections to the Russian use of ACORN to undermine our country. Lecherman will be rehabilitated by his crying on Oprah’s show.

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