Robert Halderman is a producer on 48 Hours. But that's not why he's in the news. The moron tried to extort $2 million from David...

Deep Inside the David Letterman Scandal

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.

Posted in: David Letterman
Joe Halderman: Letterman Extortion Just Business

Joe Halderman: Letterman Extortion Just Business

The CBS producer accused of trying to extort $2 million from Late Show host David Letterman filed a motion seeking dismissal of all charges against him.

Attorney Gerald Shargel, who represents Robert Joel "Joe" Halderman, challenged the constitutionality of the laws in question in a 34-page document.

Posted in: David Letterman

Robert Halderman: Motivated By Letterman Grudge?

Earlier this week, it was alleged that Stephanie Birkitt carried on her affair with David Letterman even as she lived with boyfriend Robert Halderman.

Halderman was arrested last week for attempting to bilk Letterman out of $2 million in exchange for keeping quiet about his interoffice romance(s).

Posted in: David Letterman

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.

Posted in: David Letterman
Joe Halderman: Letterman a "Master Manipulator"

Joe Halderman: Letterman a "Master Manipulator"

The attorney for accused blackmailer Robert "Joe" Halderman says David Letterman is spinning the extortion plot against him and there are two sides to the story.

"I look forward to cross-examining David Letterman," Halderman's lawyer, Gerald Shargel, told the Today Show Monday morning on behalf of his arrested client.

Posted in: David Letterman
David Letterman Extortion Plot Details Revealed; Robert Halderman Arrested

David Letterman Extortion Plot Details Revealed; Robert Halderman Arrested

On last night's installment of The Late Show with David Letterman, the host turned serious during a shocking admission to his studio audience.

Letterman opened up about a $2 million extortion plot against him, in which someone dropped off a package three weeks ago that threatened to expose the comedian's affair with female co-workers. A note in the package read:

Posted in: David Letterman

Robert Halderman Biography

Robert Halderman is a producer on 48 Hours. But that's not why he's in the news. The moron tried to extort $2 million from David... More »
Full Name
Robert Halderman