Faced with the “stimulus overload” of being in India, David Letterman decided it was time to have his beard trimmed.
A short video recorded during Letterman’s recent travels abroad shows the former “Late Show” host tidy up his facial hair and banter with locals during a hilarious detour into an India barber shop.
“Are you here for a haircut or just watching?” the comedian asks a man sitting in the salon.
Letterman, who was in India filming an episode of “Years of Living Dangerously” for National Geographic, also accepted an offer to have his head massaged. It looked ... soothing?
Awkward head treatment aside, Letterman was satisfied with the trim.
“The kid that did the beard did a really nice job,” he said.
On the off chance that you’re thinking, “David Letterman, he was always so cleanshaven on television,” retirement from the “Late Show” allowed the comedian to grow the beard he clearly always wanted.
Case in point, this photo that emerged last March: