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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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211.

He's Boring now    

Does he have a post sex clip board that reminds him to check for STDs?

Not only is his methodolgy creepy, its dangerous.

Wonder what his Mother and Sisters think? I know his Father passed away last year and he maintains a site honoring him and the influence he had on him growing up. Something must have been terribly wrong in his upbringing to view women they way he does---as objects.

No wonder he have never married. The man cant have a real relationship apparently.

Dont know if he's a rapist, but he sure has a screw loose. The public wont be forgetting nor forgiving on this one. Interesting he hasnt said a word himself about all of this.

MGM needs to sever ties soon, or they will get a black eye too for potential participation in a chirade that systematically targets unsuspecting audience members simply because they happen to be pretty.

A creep-0 at the lowest levels.

2442 days ago
212.

windy    

women are human too.

2442 days ago
213.

Cindy    

As creepy as it is, some of these high-powered men don't have the time to find someone....and resort to this....don't think she shouldv'e just up and flew to the Bahamas...did'nt it cross her mind that hmmmmm....here's a rich celebrity that wants to meet me.....maybe he's flying me all the way to his private Island in the Bahamas for sex....not coffee...give me a break....

2442 days ago
214.

Ryan    

LEAVE DAVID COPPERFIELD ALONE!!....OH YEAH, AND BRITNEY TOO.....HAHA

2442 days ago
215.

mario    

anyone can print a brochure and says they've used it for the show to pick up girls....

2442 days ago
216.

miz    

So what? It's not against the law to try to get laid. It doesn't prove he committed a crime.

2442 days ago
217.

Devin69753#    

After reading this article Bill Clinton is feverishly workoing on his new magic "act."

2442 days ago
218.

FireEmAll    

agree with sw's post. Anyone that saw David Lee Roth onstage in the 80s knows Copperfields antics are "small potatoes" in comparison. Give me a break, this is common stuff. Doesnt exactly prove rape (yet). Just another inflated entertainer's ego....yawn.

2442 days ago
219.

LOL    

The word PREDATOR comes to mind. This is beyond creepy...

2442 days ago
220.

JAckie    

yeah, I have been to one of his shows... my friend and I were sitting in the audience before the show (both of us are married) and someone with a headset came up to us and asked us if we wanted to be on stage with him. She, having stage fright, said no, which made me say no. This guy stayed there for like 10 minutes trying to get us to go back stage, I vivdly remember the bahama's lure..."have you heard about his island in the bahamas? David is about to shoot some ad's out there, if you don't want to be on stage with him, why don't I get you numbers, and we can set something up for you guys to come and be apart of the shooting out there! stay in his house and just party for the weekend... it will be fun" We were both really creeped out by this....
I believe every word of what is going on because I have experienced it....

2441 days ago
221.

ck    

Yawn...So What!.. this is been going on for years with stars..if these women are stupid enough to fall for this game.. have at it HOs!

2441 days ago
222.

nonnie    

These women are willing participants--but it makes you wonder about the truth of the alleged rape accuser in the state of Washington.

2441 days ago
223.

Kellan    

So do we call him David Coppa-feel now?

2441 days ago
224.

:[    

#21, die, seriously.

2441 days ago
225.

OCD    



OMG! That is the creepiest thing I have ever seen!

What is with the Secret Squirrel language. If she is a "scorpion?" What the hell does that mean?

This guy is a stalker and he obviously employs many minions to do his bidding.

I need a shower. *shudder*

2441 days ago
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