Obama will be the first guest on Letterman’s new Netflix talk show

Obama will be the first guest on Letterman's new Netflix talk show

Obama will be the first guest on Letterman’s new Netflix talk show

Obama’s first interview since leaving office was with Prince Harry, who was serving as a guest host on BBC Radio 4’s popular “Today” program. Recorded in the fall and aired Dec. 27, the former president said that leaders shouldn’t use social media to stoke division. He did not mention President Trump, who frequently tweets, by name.

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he does not miss hosting the “Late Show with David Letterman.” Since its final episode in May 2015, he’s avoided watching the show — now hosted by Stephen Colbert — or visiting as a guest. He has, however, been on Howard Stern and a few podcasts. He spoke at the dedication of a statue for retired Colts quarterback Peyton Manning in Indianapolis in October and accepted the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor  at the Kennedy Center in Washington later that month.

Sarandos said he hopes Letterman’s show will attract more subscribers.


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