Letterman jokes, "I'm begging you, ladies and gentleman, on behalf of everyone involved, please don't blame Conan. I know a lot of you people think that Conan pushed himself out of a job... he's not that kind of guy."
He continues, "In the thousands and thousands of words that have been printed about this mess, who has blamed Conan? No one... no one has blamed Conan!"
David ended his monologue by telling Leno, "You get fired, get another gig! Don't hang around waiting for somebody to drop dead."