Stephanie Birkitt wishes she weren't in the news. This Late Show with David Letterman staffer had an affair with the show's host. Their...
Deep Inside the David Letterman Scandal
Vanity Fair has a terrific feature on the David Letterman scandal this month, taking us inside his affair and the alleged extortion plot against him like never before.
Even before 48 Hours producer Joe Halderman caught Letterman kissing his girlfriend, Late Show staffer Stephanie Birkitt, he and Dave were on a collision course.
Stephanie Birkitt on Paid Leave From Late Show
It turns out the woman at the center of David Letterman's sex and extortion scandal is not banned from the The Late Show set as some media outlets reported.
"Stephanie Birkitt is on a paid leave of absence. TMZ's reporting that she is banned from the set or the building is incorrect," a rep for Worldwide Pants said.
Stephanie Birkitt: Banned From Late Show Set
Stephanie Birkitt, the woman at the center of the David Letterman sex and blackmail scandal, has been banned from New York City's Ed Sullivan Theater.
The 34-year-old former aide, who appeared on the Late Show numerous times in comedy bits, was later offered a job by Dave as his personal attorney.
Report: Stephanie Birkitt Cheated on Robert Halderman with David Letterman
Former Late Show with David Letterman staffer Stephanie Birkitt said in her private diary that she continued having sex with Dave even after moving in with her CBS-producer boyfriend, Robert Halderman, who later allegedly tried to extort him.
According to the New York Post, Letterman and Birkitt enjoyed romantic hikes last fall at his ranch in Montana, where he married Regina Lasko in March.
Stephanie Birkitt: David Letterman is the Best Boss Ever!
He started talking to me more, and we developed a rapport.- Stephanie Birkitt, in 2002, on how she and David Letterman grew close.
When Burkitt uttered those words during a chat with Entertainment Weekly, no one had a clue just how tight of a rapport her and her boss at The Late Show with David Letterman had developed.