Why Does David Letterman Wear White Socks?
According to Stephanie Birkitt, David Letterman's assistant, David's socks appear to be white but they are actually gray in color. He has even worn florescent pink socks on air once, though.
It's said that David Letterman wears white socks in silent protest to CBS for making him wear suits. He's never given a straight answer s to why he does it.
According to an interview with Letterman's former assistant his socks are actually light grey in color. There is no recorded answer as to why he chooses to wear these socks.