On CBS' "Late Show" Monday night, host David Letterman admitted that his joke about one of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's daughter's being "knocked up" by Alex Rodriguez can't be defended.
He again said the joke was meant to refer to the 18-year-old Bristol Palin, not her 14-year-old sister Willow, and that he wasn't responsible for the fact that people believed he really intended to target Bristol.
But he did say the magic words "I'm sorry" and Palin officially accepted them today. In a released statement she said the apology was accepted "on behalf of all young women, like my daughters, who hope men who 'joke' about public displays of sexual exploitation of girls will soon evolve."
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