Content warning: Discussion of suicide
Late night television’s David Letterman has been a fixture in American households since the early 80s. His wry wit, top ten lists, and willingness to take his show into unexpected directions, all for laughs, made him a comedy legend, but the man himself has often been beset by insecurity. One friend describes his “demonically low self-esteem,” and perhaps that is why he has so often strayed into infidelity in his famously private personal life. Stacie has the details.
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