Does Julia Roberts have a beef with David Letterman over his comment that she has varicose veins? Nah, not really.
The actress appeared on "Late Night with David Letterman" on Wednesday night to promote her new drama, "Eat Pray Love," and playfully scolded the talk show host for introducing her as having varicose veins.
Justice was served Tuesday, as former CBS television producer Robert "Joe" Halderman began his six-month jail term for trying to extort money from David Letterman over his office affairs.
The 52-year-old Halderman pleaded guilty in March to attempted grand larceny, admitting that he threatened to expose the late-night talk show host's extramarital activity if he didn't pay $2 million in hush money. He is also to serve 1,000 hours of community service.
Late-night talk show host David Letterman made a rare appearance on Friday's "Live! With Regis and Kelly," talking about getting his life back together after his sex-in-the-workplace scandal broke last October.
"You take a look at the explosion," Letterman said on the show, "and it knocks you down and you wake up every morning and you're scared and you're depressed and sad."
Former CBS News producer Robert "Joe" Halderman pleaded guilty on Tuesday of attempting to extort $2 million from "Late Show" host David Letterman. In exchange for the guilty plea, the ex-news producer is expected to receive six-months jail time.
In October, Halderman left a one-page letter in Letterman's limo threatening to expose details of the comedian's alleged affairs with numerous show staffers unless he paid up.
David Letterman won't give "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno a head start in the ratings -- he's canceled his vacation next week so the "Late Show" can air new programs.
Leno will return to the "Tonight Show" on March 1st with a star-studded lineup, but Letterman refuses to give him the upper-hand in their long-running feud for ratings.