Newswire: David Letterman thinks his job should have gone to a woman

Maybe he really digs the full Santa Claus beard every former late-night host is apparently required to grow as soon as they step away from the desk. Or maybe he’s just been paying attention to how hard Samantha Bee has been killing it lately. Either way, David Letterman says in a new interview with Tom Brokaw that he doesn’t give a shit about the Late Show anymore, and that, frankly, the whole thing is a bit of a boys’ club.

“I thought for sure I would,” he says, asked if he misses being on TV every night. “And then, the first day of Stephen’s show, when he went on the air, an energy left me and I felt like, ‘You know, that’s not my problem anymore.’ And I’ve kind of felt that way ever since.” He adds, “I couldn’t care less about late-night television …

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