David Letterman has admitted being the subject of
an extortion plot by a CBS employee over affairs with staffers.
CBS News producer Robert "Joe" Halderman has allegedly tried to blackmail Letterman for $2 million, in exchange for remaining quiet about sexual affairs that Letterman has had with members of his staff.
On The Late Show Thursday night, Letterman took time to address his audience and admitted to having "had sex with women who work with me on this show," although he did not go into detail.
Celebrity publicist Michael Levine discussed the details of the
extortion plot with CBS News: