NEW YORK (AP/The Loop) — Add “Saturday Night Live” to the shows making sport of David Letterman’s difficulties. But in the hands of “SNL,” Dave got off pretty easy.
On Thursday, the late-night host acknowledged having sex with women who worked for him and told viewers he was the victim of a blackmail attempt.
On SNL’s “Weekend Update,” anchor Seth Meyers dubbed the extortion attempt by a CBS News producer “a stupid human trick.”
Meyers added that the would-be blackmailer was threatening to reveal embarrassing details of Letterman’spersonal life, then gave a joking example: After sex, Dave would say, “Stay tuned for Craig Ferguson.”
Fellow TV hosts Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon are among comics who already had zinged Letterman on their shows.
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