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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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Thank god I'm a Libra :)

What a DumbAss, Astroloigcal Racist

Some book or psychic told him he was only "compatible" with a scorpion
Now he's getting stung by one of them LMAOOOO

The same "sign" has many diffrence personailtites
depending on year & time of birth too

2512 days ago


I don't see anything tht crazy about this. Everyone is overreacting to stupid hype. There is nothing illegal here.

2512 days ago

He's Boring now    

Hope his Father, Hy, is turning over in his grave...unless of course he taught David that trick about how to find, and than deal with women.

There's no law against being a CAD and a Creep. But there is an unwritten law among the audience that most of them wont still support you when the Creepiness of the Performer is learned of.

He seems to have a systematic way of finding women and than bringing them to his know the one where when dead leaves are put in the water there, they suddenly regrow to new life. Thats the claim of his Mystery Island.

But I suspect when one is not willing and thrilled with the Island and him, maybe just maybe a little force is used to convince them otherwise---if so, than that is rape and one usually goes to Prison for it.

Good Luck Creep

2512 days ago


I do not understand what is this dude's problem! He is very nice looking, rich......must be a real social degenerate, if he can't get a "real" girlfriend....what a freakin wacko!

2512 days ago


Hope MGM dumps him for being such a freak...and who are these PIMP "assistants" that follow all his stupid directions? Everybody boycott David Copperfield and see Lance Burton instead!!!!

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2512 days ago


gossipking, creppy indeed.

2512 days ago


Anyone in the market for an island in the Bahamas? This guy may be pretty much done.

2512 days ago


Smoke and mirrors. Smoke and mirrors. What isn't TMZ telling us. Seems like a possible pick up scheme, but if someone is good on stage (ie. model or audience member) has he used them in other prodcutions? Even one example might clear him. Otherwise this is the magician's version of Hollywood's casting couch.

2512 days ago


i wish he would never leave the island again.

2512 days ago


The word "no" is still quite functional. I doubt any woman was held at gunpoint and made to meet him backstage without a boyfriend or husband.

2512 days ago


What in the hell is a “Scorpion”? Someone who’s zodiac sign is Scorpio? I don’t get it. Way creepy…..

2512 days ago


I wonder is he pulls quarters out of their vag

2512 days ago


what kind of loser has 2 use an island to pick up women?

2512 days ago

Thats One Ugly Skanky Hoe    

Hey David! I hear that Hawaii will be needing a new Bounty Hunter. You might just be the right guy to fill the Dawgs shoes! Once you get out of prison, swim over to the big island and go straight to work. I hear thats what The Dawg did. Hey Dawg, you might think about buying a magic trick kit and brush up on your disappearing ice rabbit trick!
It appears DC has a serious problem that borders on some type of sexual addiction. I don't think there is anything illegal in what he does because rock stars and other celebrities do this everyday. DC's problem lies if other women come forward ( an they will) and accuse DC of rape or some type of perverted illegal act. A lot will probably have been willing participants but when dollar signs are involved, they will say or do anything.
The problem lies in the written protocol that DC has involving the selection of women. It places him in a predatory status, where he uses his celebrity to take advantage of women, (married or not). Then he takes them to a private island where it will be compared to having a girl in a boat in the middle of the ocean and then telling her to put out or get out. Shame Shame David! You nasty Boy!

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