Audience members who attended David Letterman's taping of "Late Show" on Monday say the talk show host spoke at length about the revelations he made on the program last week about having sex with women on his staff.
In numerous interviews following the show's afternoon taping, audience members said Letterman led his monologue by speaking about the situation in tones both serious and comedic.
Brian Lakari (la-care-EE'), who attended the taping at the Ed Sullivan Theater, said Letterman gave "a sincere apology" to his wife and to the women working on his show. Lakari said Letterman also joked frequently about it, including with guests Steve Martin and Martin Short.
Letterman disclosed the sexual relationships after an alleged $2 million blackmail threat against him.
© 2009 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.