Bill Cosby, Joan Rivers and Donald Trump are members of a select group of celebrities who have been granted a permit to carry a concealed weapon from the New York City Police Department.I'm sure he didn't ask for it. They just sent it too him in the mail, hoping for an autograph. Right.
That link is to the archives at the Boston Globe. While I believe other gunny sites, not everyone will. (You either have to buy the entire article or subscribe to the Globe, and I'm not willing to do either of those.)
Celebrities and politicians should have learned by now that the internet has a VERY long memory.