Remember this chick? Remember when she used to be on the Letterman show all the time, doing odd “comedy” bits with Dave?
Now I know why.
Her name is Stephanie Birkitt, and she used to be David Letterman’s assistant. Entertainment Weekly wrote about her in 2002. Headline: “David Letterman’s Girl Friday tells all.”
Yeah, well. Evidently not “all.”
Ms. Birkitt’s own hometown paper, the Manchester (New Hampshire) Union-Leader, profiled her in 2004:
“Birkitt, 29, has taken an unlikely road to success, and she’s as mystified as her family and friends back at home as to how she became a favorite of the late-night comedy host and a weekly regular on the CBS television show.”
“Mystified,” eh? “Favorite,” was she?
Turns out Letterman was boning her.
Get ready for the David Letterman sex scandal to last a good couple of weeks. Me, I don’t care who he slept with. But I do care what he put on the air.
Now it kinda seems like he was putting a joke over on his audience... making a TV celebrity out of the young employee he was banging.