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Copperfield Secret Document

How to Pick Up Chicks

11/5/2007 7:42 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has obtained portions of a secret document from David Copperfield's shows, outlining in extreme detail how the magician's assistants were supposed to rope in the women that David found attractive -- and hold their boyfriends and husbands at bay.

David Copperfield
The document, titled "Show Participation," requires the people who work David's shows to arm themselves with clipboards, a Polaroid camera, a digital camera, brochures of David's islands in the Bahamas and "Blank photo(s) of David (if one of the girls is a scorpion)." "Scorpion" refers to women David brings onstage as part of his act.

The document describes how the assistants need to be heads-up for attractive women whom David can meet backstage after the performance. We're told the plan is to keep boyfriends and husband in the arena, adding "from time to time, boyfriends and husbands will give us a hard time and refuse to stay. If that is the case, try your best to get them to stay and refer to the "What to Say" sheet for help."

And it gets creepier.

According to the document, "On occasion David will have you pull in both scorpions even if he is only interested in one of them, just for comfort."

But wait -- it gets worse. The assistants are told to sell the women before David arrives backstage. They're supposed to say: "Do you know that David has recently bought some islands in the Bahamas? Well they are BEAUTIFUL and we are doing a lot of project (sic) for these islands: Ads, TV, Radio and many other promotions. So we like (sic) to keep in touch with you in case there is a job in the future we think you would be interested in."

According to the document, the women are then supposed to fill out a questionnaire -- "Where are you from... What hotel are you staying in. How long are you in town. Who did you come to the show with? Husband? Boyfriend? Friend?"

And then there's the threatening letter David's lawyer sent to David's employees -- after the investigation was revealed -- telling them they had a duty never to talk about what David was really doing at his show. The plot thickens.

David has been under investigation, after a woman who was in the audience claims he flew her to the Bahamas and allegedly raped her. He denies it.
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196.

e3angels    

It seems like the more famous some people get, the creepier they get. This is right up there with Michael Jackson kinda creepy. Some people don't know how to ask for help when they need it and this guy really needs help.

2452 days ago
197.

jess    

Some of you are something else. Now you are going to decide if someone is guilty or not by looking at his eyes? LOL.

2452 days ago
198.

Jill    

I need more proof. I was part of his act when I attended his show (twice) in Eugene, Oregon and he was nothing but professional. He was also still dating Claudia shiffer (sp?) at the time . . . so who knows? I hope it's not true. I will have to take down the signed portrait I have of him hanging on my celebrity wall!!!

2452 days ago
199.

bailouttheautoco.s    

He is frigging naaaaaaaaaaaaassssssssssssttttttttttttyyyyyyyy! YUKYUkYUK! I would tel him to F off if he or his pimps approached me...freak-o!

2452 days ago
200.

just wondering    

..#111...funny opening statement!!!!!!!!!...kudos!!

2452 days ago
201.

just wondering    

....the truth will come out...it always does, IF this is true he has been playing this game long enough ..and usually predators don't stop ..UNTIL they r stopped....doesn't matter if u r rich or poor , famous or not famous, evil does exist !!!..lets hope this isn't true...otherwise millions of people have been deceived by this man!!!!!!!!!!!

2452 days ago
202.

magnoliasouth    

Oh please. This isn't surprising at all and they're making a mountain out of a mole hill. Who wants to see some ugly bitty dragged on stage? Anyone? Come on, don't be shy. No one, eh? Everyone wants to see a beautiful girl and not some ugly one AND we don't want to see two men up there together either, right? Well, at least in the not so distant past anyway. Trying to keep them out there also makes sense. They're all acting like he's dragging them up there to be raped or something. Come on people. He was charged with rape, but he hasn't raped everyone... if even anyone at all. This has Kobe Bryant stamped all over it, with witch burning to boot. Very sad indeed.

2452 days ago
203.

the Dude    

Its funny, when David Lee Roth does the same thing, its totally cool. But when a magician does it....yeah kinda creepy.

2452 days ago
204.

val halla    

Sounds like he gets offered so much ass he has to organize it. Seems smart and practical. I wish I had to worry about keeping all the models happy.

2452 days ago
205.

the way the whole award show sucked big time    

i always thought he was creepy
now we know he is
famous creeps are the worst, they have so many people on their payroll to keep stories under wraps, famous rich people get away with murder, they just do what ever they want
it's time for reality to step in and stop it
famous rich creeps have to face the law too one day

2452 days ago
206.

SinCity    

He sounds like a creep. And he goes to all this trouble just so he can pick up women? LOL If he was so handsome and rich that women couldn't resist him, he wouldn't have to play his little games.

2452 days ago
207.

anne2    

What a dirtbag he is!

Pay close attention all of you gullible women.....

At the very least, this perv's reputation is ruined.

Alright!

2452 days ago
208.

m    

this is what poison and motley crue brag about doing on "behind the music." using fame and fortune has been used to get laid throughout the ages. this guy just seems creepier because he wrote it all down.

2452 days ago
209.

debbie    

I am laughing at what others said because as i was reading that meet and greet info i got creeped out and it was kinda scary and ....and that's what others said! It amazes me how the richest men are the most twisted and they manipulate women in the most creepy and strange way.....it's something about the power and the money and women throwing themselves at these men that gives them in their minds the right to take advantage of ALL women that come across their paths...im surprised no one has gone affter him before and SHAME on anyone that worked for him and went along with this nonesense.....it's almost a crime of some sort...you would go to his show and be victimized if you were attractive and in his audience.....what a freak.....well the cats out of the bag....he won't get away with this anymore.....i do feel like i need a shower after reading that crap.....with the code words and questionaire and where to bring them...oh he clearly has sex with women while others are waiting for the meet and greet...you know just normal magic fans of his that want to meet him and get a pic ture and autograph and he's in the back screwing some stupid girl that screws stars and rock stars and magic dumb asses like this older man....he's almost 50 not some young guy!

2452 days ago
210.

sarah    

he did that to me ! i am 25... i went on stage to help with an trick and then went back stage after show...they told me they liked my look and has me fill out a weird little surveys that list all my interests and then david came out and we took a pic, funny this is they wouldnt let my mom come backstage with me..weird...

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