David Letterman Banned Harmony Korine From His Show After Catching Him Going Through Meryl Streep's Purse

Rumors as to why Spring Breakers director Harmony Korine was banned from the Late Show with David Letterman have been floating around for ages - the most popular being that he threw a tantrum and shoved fellow guest Meryl Streep in the Green room - but as of last night, we can speculate no more. While interviewing Spring Breakers star James Franco, Letterman put the rumors to rest and explained exactly what happened, "true story": 

"Well, the story was, and it's absolutely true," Letterman recalled, "I went upstairs to greet Meryl Streep and say 'welcome to the show,'...she was not in [her dressing room], and I looked around, and I found your friend Harmony going through her purse. True story. And so I said, 'OK, that's it, put her things back in her bag, and then get out of here.'"

Franco also commented that Korine had a period where he "was going a little off the rails, so maybe he was on something that night," but that "he's a very sane guy now." In turn, Letterman proceeded to sort of rescinded the ban per Franco's suggestion.

You can check out the clip above.

RELATED: Interview: Harmony Korine Talks "Spring Breakers" as a Pop Song, Chief Keef, and How White People Ruin Everything

[via Vulture]

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