Skip to comments.David Letterman reveals $2M sex affair extortion plot; CBS News producer Robert Halderman busted
Posted on 10/02/2009 5:40:15 AM PDT by tlb
A top CBS News producer was busted Thursday for trying to shake down David Letterman - threatening to expose the late-night funnyman's affairs with several female staffers in a movie and book.
The "Late Show" host revealed the stunning plot on last night's show in an extraordinary confession to viewers - and admitted he had indeed slept with several women who work at the show.
"I'm glad you folks are here tonight, and I'm glad you folks are in such a pleasant mood, because I have a story I'd like to tell you and the home viewers as well," he said, appearing to set up a comedy bit.
He went on to explain that a man identified by police as Robert Halderman, a 51-year-old Emmy Award-winning producer, found out that he was sleeping with several staff members.
Halderman allegedly threatened to expose the 62-year-old Letterman, who married his girlfriend, Regina Lasko, of 23 years in March, unless he forked over a staggering $2 million.
Halderman, who was being held on attempted grand larceny charges, has directed dozens of "48 Hours" documentaries, from the Winter Olympics to the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
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An Emmy awards winning CBS news producer is close.
Maybe they’ll make a 48 Hours episode about it.
Pretty much how Micheal Moore operates - 'cept he gets Oscars instead of jail time.
Yeah, just joke around about it. You don´t look so good when you see yourself IN THE MIRROR, now do you David Letterman.
Wonder if Littleman has a pre-nup or this may cost him way more than 2 mil.
Pray for America and Our Troops
Hopefully some other late-night TV host will rip Letterman as bad as he rips everyone else. On second thought, it won’t happen. The group that thinks Polansky is innocent wouldn’t dare poke fun at one of their own.
But is it extortion-extortion? After all, he is an Emmy award winner.
Letterman loved degrading Mrs Palin. Letterman used female staffers for sex? Was it a requirment for the job? No wonder he dumped on Mrs Palin. She has class and dignity while he is a low life scumbag chasing staffers around the desk. I guess his attack on Mrs Palin had motives we never thought of when he was unloading on her? He was angry she was not available to him.
I wonder how those women he slept with feel now...
I love it when libs eat their own!...............
David Letterman......the latest left-wing Elmer Gantry.
As my uncle always says....”he who lives in glass houses...shouldn’t sleep in the raw.”
He replied: "We wanted to make sure we got the prenup just right".
That's a direct quote....and one might look at the timing of the wedding in relation to this and think about the "wife testifying" thing.
I think wifie was well paid.
Good point. Letterman sure is doin’ lots of apologizing these days, and it’s centered around the shabby way he treats women.
Fat Chance!! I haven’t watched this fool for years and am very close to shutting Jay Leno down, he gets more liberal every day. Had Bill Maher on the other night not my idea of entertainment.
Top Ten Reasons for Not Sleeping with Employess:
10.) Prove it.
9.) How do you keep all their birthdays straight?
8.) When your wife finds out, you’ll wish you paid the blackmail
7.) Never sleep with anyone crazier than you.
6.) Surprisingly, they were female employees.
5.) Wait till Sarah Palin hears about this.
4.) You’ll never be able to fire anyone, because everyone will know.
3.) Boy is the office Christmas party going to fun.
2.) Who do you think you are, a Democratic politician?
1.) Maybe you actually do have to be crazy to work here.
Who in their right mind would sleep with david letterman?
I take extreme pleasure in this happening to the gap toothed plowboy. He was so smug in his comments about Sarah Palin’s child. He was such a punkass libtard. He is nothing but a manwhore.
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