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David Letterman still doesn't care what you think about his new look following his retirement, as proven by his latest outing while on vacation in St. Barts.
The former Late Night host was spotted getting in a little workout during his Caribbean trip this week, but we almost didn't know it was him!
Rocking a new bald head as he continues growing out his beard, Letterman is nearly unrecognizable with the exception of that genuine grin we came to know and love during his 33-year stint on The Late Night.
The TV personality is coming up on the one-year anniversary of his retirement in May and has fully taken advantage of finally being off-air.
In fact, he told the Whitefish Review in December, "You know what? I used to say, every day, 'I am so sick and tired of shaving.' I had to shave every day, every day, for 33 years," he explained. "And even before that when I was working on local TV. And I just thought, the first thing I will do when I am not on TV is stop shaving. And everybody hates it. My wife hates it. My son hates it," he explains. "But it's interesting. I've kind of developed a real creepy look with it that I'm sort of enjoying."
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He added, "I've kind of developed a real creepy look with it that I'm sort of enjoying. I can tell that people are off-put by it. And the more people implore me to shave, the stronger my resolve is to not shave." LOL!
Letterman also explained that he wasn't as emotional over retirement as he thought he would be.
"I thought I would have some trouble, some emotional trouble, or some feeling of displacement, but I realized, hey, that's not my problem anymore. And I have felt much better," he said. "It's something for younger men and women to take on. So I haven't missed it, the way I thought I might."
Now, he spends most of his days with his son and enjoys a lot of fishing (all the while continuing to grow out his Santa Claus beard). Not such a bad life, eh?!