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Old 10-03-2009, 07:24 PM
 
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He's broken federal sexual harassment laws and a complaint will probably be filed/lodged (EEOC, New York State FEPA, etc.) against him soon. If he were the "average joe"-type, such charges would be inevitable!
Tell me, what part of this: Sexual Harassment (http://www.eeoc.gov/types/sexual_harassment.html - broken link) did he violate?
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Old 10-03-2009, 07:31 PM
 
Location: The Jar
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Tell me, what part of this: Sexual Harassment (http://www.eeoc.gov/types/sexual_harassment.html - broken link) did he violate?
Which part did he NOT violate?
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Old 10-04-2009, 09:15 AM
 
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I wonder if he'll mock himself over the affairs - as he's done to so many in the past..

I believe part of this is for ratings as well.
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Old 10-04-2009, 09:22 AM
 
Location: Austin
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Which part did he NOT violate?
It is sexual harassment if it is unwanted. Please provide a link where it explicitly states these encounters were unwanted by the women.
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Old 10-04-2009, 09:30 AM
 
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I wonder if he'll mock himself over the affairs - as he's done to so many in the past..

I believe part of this is for ratings as well.
I don't think this will be discussed again on air--I could be wrong and have been wrong before, FWIW.

Last night there was a statement from WorldWide Pants, Letterman's company, to the effect that the affairs took place prior to his marriage--from that I inferred that there is some concern about potential lawsuits.

I haven't watched late night TV in years but hope this doesn't have to become a bigger deal than already is. Someone said they contacted a colleague who is on his staff and learned that noone knew anything until the announcement.

Times have really changed but I remember Johnny Carson's multiple marriages and divorces--something of a scandal at the time. He survived but that was 'Then' and this is 'Now', etc.
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Old 10-04-2009, 09:34 AM
 
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power[/b]ed;11039443]It is sexual harassment if it is unwanted. Please provide a link where it explicitly states these encounters were unwanted by the women.

Your name is perfect in explaining (and is defined in the statutes) why he is guilty."
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Old 10-04-2009, 09:59 AM
 
Location: The #1 sunshine state, Arizona.
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He has been with the woman for something like 17 years (not sure of the exact number but A LONG TIME). If that was the case, why would anyone care what he did more than a decade ago?

20yrsinBranson
Too bad that woman lived with Letterman, a cheater, had his child and then married him.
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Old 10-04-2009, 10:23 AM
 
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Too bad that woman lived with Letterman, a cheater, had his child and then married him.
just another loser man that some woman incorrectly thought had moral fiber and commitment!
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Old 10-04-2009, 12:10 PM
 
Location: Portlandia "burbs"
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He's a big celebrity, so his affairs didn't surprise me in the least, not one bit. Personally, I don't know why anyone would want to sleep with HIM. Always found him to be a big turn-off.
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Old 10-04-2009, 01:55 PM
 
Location: Austin
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Your name is perfect in explaining (and is defined in the statutes) why he is guilty."
Just what I thought. Thanks for the "link."

It's amazing how many people are just making up stories in their heads about this.
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