Entertainment David Letterman on retirement: 'I can no longer operate a telephone'

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    David Letterman has opened up about his retirement, telling his hometown's Indianapolis Monthly magazine that he goes trout fishing with his son Harry and adding, apparently jokingly, that "As it turns out, after all these years of having someone make my calls for me, I can no longer operate a telephone."

    The former "Late Show with David Letterman" host, 68, told college friend Ron Pearson he's retained two of his assistants from the CBS program. "It's stunning what you find out about yourself when everything you've done for 33 years changes. It's like ice melting out from under you. I know that regular, responsible people probably hear me whining like this and think, 'Oh, brother.' "
     
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    I wonder what the hell he needs the 2 staff people for? I mean he's going fishing with his son and staring at a wall after that.
     
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    Good for him for knowing when it was time to quit, he has tons of money and his remaining time is much better spent fishing than worrying that he left a few marbles on the table.
     
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    He should just relax and enjoy. He deserves every minute of his retirement.
     
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    He said in the story that he can't even work a phone. I'm sure Letterman has been pampered for a long, long time.

    Someone has to pick up the groceries.
     
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    Dave you served your channel will. Now carry on soldier.
     
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    my dad can't answer a smartphone
    not a fucking clue
    he just picks it up and yells at it
     
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    Probably to shut down his business operations, I imagine there is a lot archiving to do and the closing out of the financial responsibilities and income from the final months of business.
     
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    I can't imagine the amount of "stuff" they have to go through. I am sure it will take years.
     
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    I wonder if he still owns parts of Indy car teams
     
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    He does and still has World Wide Pants so he's probably got some stuff going on he needs help with
     
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    He operated a secret fuck room. He can figure out an iphone.
     
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    Did he also retire from Worldwide Pants? He still has his production company.
     
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    I blew an entire lifetime on fishing and car racing.
    Retired my ass.
     
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    he is a creepy asshole

    he had no viewers and he was paid 30 million a year
     
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    They are just a couple of people who help him out around the house :brules:
     
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    :hilarious:
     
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    If my father had a cell phone, he would proudly declare that his has a camera.
     
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