Cranky talk show host DAVID LETTERMAN is ready to leave television – and his wife!
The “Late Show” host will face an ugly custody battle when he socks his long-suffering wife with a $400 million divorce, sources have told The National ENQUIRER.
Dave, 68, and wife Regina Lasko, 54, have been leading separate lives since his affair with a blonde assistant made headlines in 2009, as The ENQUIRER reported.
Now, Dave “has basically checked out of the marriage,” and plans to leave the mother of his only child, 11-year-old Harry, a source revealed!
“Dave prefers solo jogs on country lanes around his New York country estate to spending time with Regina. Now that he’s set to retire, he’s even more determined to pull the plug,” said the insider.
The couple hasn’t been out together since a Kennedy Center event in December 2012.
Said a source: “It’s been a loveless marriage for years.