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David Letterman's Girl Friday tells all

David Letterman

Stephanie Birkitt’s duties as David Letterman’s assistant are pretty typical: taking calls, planning schedules, and having on-air phone chats with Dave about her weekend adventures. ”It started out just as a show joke – Dave would call up somebody in the office and say, ‘Would you mind taping ”Jackass” for me?’ He started talking to me more, and we developed a rapport,” explains the 27-year-old New Hampshire native. Birkitt recently took a break from her ”Late Show” duties to show off her breeze-shooting skills for EW.

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