Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/9/13
The longtime lawyer for Johnny Carson has a new book coming out, and in it, he describes, among other stories, the time the late-night television legend, carrying a revolver, broke into his wife's secret apartment and found what he believed to be evidence she was having an affair with an NFL star. According to Henry Bushkin's "Johnny Carson" ( via the New York Post ), Carson hired Bushkin in 1962, and one of his first jobs was to accompany Carson and a private investigator to a pied-à-terre reportedly inhabited by Carson's wife, Joanne. When they got there, according to Bushkin, the men found photos of New York Giants star Frank Gifford. "Carson leaned against the living room wall and began to weep," Bushkin writes, according to the Post. "I realized that I was probably one of the very few people who ever saw Johnny Carson cry." Bushkin also added that Carson's raincoat opened up while he was crying and he "was shocked to see that Johnny was carrying a .38 revolver in a holster o...
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