The CBS producer accused of attempting to extort $2 million dollars from CBS late night host David Letterman, will plead guilty in State Supreme Court in Manhattan on Tuesday, the New York Times’ City Room reports.
Award-winning TV producer Robert Halderman will enter into a plea agreement in which he will serve six months in jail, four and a half years probation, and 1,000 hours of community service.
In the fall of last year, Halderman threatened to go public with information about David Letterman’s extramarital affairs with staffers in a screenplay and book if Letterman did not pay him $2 million.
He was previously facing up to 15 years in prison under a charge of attempted grand larceny. Read more at the Times—->
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