Robert Benmosche knows that he can say the wrong things when he gets emotional, which is why, we imagine, the AIG CEO decided not to react right away to
To be certain, I and the Board are indeed frustrated and we are in ongoing discussions with Treasury and the Special Master to resolve the uncertainty surrounding this issue.
But Mommy and Daddy’s issues are AIG employees fault.
Once again I ask you not to be distracted by speculative media stories and to maintain your focus on the important work you are doing. People — you — make AIG strong and successful. I am impressed every day at all that you are accomplishing and I thank you all. I’m proud to have this opportunity to work with you to restore our company.
Also, he says after seeing Precious he has come to understand that his problems are actually, relatively speaking, not that bad, and that everyone should see it, it’s a phenomenal film, and if Mo’Nique doesn’t get a nomination, he’ll drink Yellow Tail for a week.
Just kidding about that last part. Here’s the full letter.