Jay Leno: I've Never Had a "Sexual Relationship" With My Staff

Celebrity News Oct. 3, 2009 AT 9:27AM
Jay Leno: I've Never Had a "Sexual Relationship" With My Staff

 

On his prime time show Friday, Jay Leno joked about the $2 million sexual extortion plot against David Letterman.

 

"Settle down," he began. "If you came here tonight for sex with a talk show host, you've got the wrong studio.

 

"What is going on? First Conan [O'Brien] hits his head, and then somebody tried to extort money from Letterman," Leno, 59, continued. "I'm so glad I'm out of late night."

 

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He then joked that he was once the victim of an extortion plot. "How do you think NBC got me to do a 10 o'clock show?" he quipped.

 

Referring to  Robert "Joe" Halderman (Letterman's alleged blackmailer and a 48 Hours producer), Leno said, "It could have been worse - at least it wasn't a producer from To Catch a Predator. That would have been bad."

 

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Leno concluded his monologue by telling his audience, "I'm happy to say that I've never had a sexual relationship with any of my staff members."

 

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Jimmy Fallon also made a jab on his late night show Friday.

 

"There's a new book out called Why Women Have Sex that says there are 237 reasons why women have sex. And, folks, Letterman knows the top 10."

 

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