David Westin Talks Lewinsky Scandal, Leonardo Dicaprio Incident on ‘Reliable Sources’

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By Alex Weprin Comment

Former ABC News president David Westin is still making the rounds promoting his memoir Exit Interview (read our interview with Westin here).

On Sunday he appeared on CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” where he talked about the Monica Lewinsky scandal, and an unexpected incident involving Leonardo Dicaprio, among other things.

And I got a call out of the blue at dinner in old Havana saying there’s this intern that claims this story. And my first reaction is “That’s ridiculous.” And then as the story developed over the next few hours, it became clear that there was a real story here. And Ted was uncomfortable going with it because we — literally, we confirmed it 20 minutes before air.

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