"Download Leo Laporte's the October show in its video version (Laporte typically offers his shows in audio and video, as well as live and for later download).In it, Laporte and his co-hosts (Kentzell not among them) were discussing a recent overhaul of the user interfaces for various Google apps like Gmail.
Every month, Leo Laporte delivers technology advice to millions of people who download his podcasts and tune in to his syndicated radio show.Maybe Laporte just leaked his own full-blown extramarital affair.Or, less scandalously, maybe he's separated from his wife and just gave an embarrassing public debut to his budding office romance.We started hearing gossip about a romance between Laporte, whose website says he's married, and his hand-picked business chief Lisa Kentzell earlier this month.(That's Laporte and Kentzell above.) But the evidence, provided by a suspicious Laporte listener, was only circumstantial; Laporte and Kentzell traveled to conferences in Kentzell this past February announced a goal to double annual revenue to million at TWi T.tv, the company where Laporte his co-hosts and staff stream and podcast some 27 different shows, all related to technology, to a monthly audience they estimate at more than 5 million.But the messages had already been exposed to the live audience: Me [Laporte]: come over. The file he subsequently uploaded for distribution via Apple's i Tunes included the steamy exchange, even though it would have been possible to edit it out.I'm naked in bed ( am) [Laporte]: waiting for you. The last time we checked, Laporte was married with two children.As Laporte scrolled the screen, he revealed the next item in his Google Voice box: an intimate text-message conversation (shown in the image at the top of this post) that he'd concluded with Kentzell two hours prior.After a split second, Laporte or his producer cut away incongruously to a view of the home page of Laporte's web browser. ( pm)It's not clear if Laporte realized he exposed the messages on the air.The picture of Jennifer and their daughter shopping together in San Francisco.On other hand, the pictures Laporte publicly shared from San Diego seem to feature Kentzell's son and no one from his own family.