Following statements reportedly made by president Trump about the nation of Haiti, comedian Conan O’Brien is responding by bringing his show to the Caribbean country next week.
Reps for the star confirmed to Fox News that his popular TBS late-night talk show “Conan” will be heading to Haiti next week as part of his “Conan Without Borders” banner. O’Brien frequently takes his show out of its Los Angeles home and on to other parts of the world including New York, San Diego, Cuba, Armenia, South Korea, Mexico, Berlin, Qatar and Israel.
O’Brien himself announced the news on Twitter with a jab at the president and the recent comments he reportedly gave about Haiti in which he lumped it in with other nations as “s—hole countries.”
“Still reeling from @realDonaldTrump’s very negative Yelp review of Haiti, which means I’ll love it. Headed to Haiti later this week to explore and make some new friends. Stay tuned for my report. #ConanWithoutBorders.”
Over the summer, TBS executives said they were kicking around the idea of changing the entire format of “Conan” to accommodate more trips around the world in exchange for either a shorter episode runtime or fewer episodes per week. However, according to Deadline those plans were tabled in favor of keeping the longest-working late-night host in the same format.
No air date for “Conan” in Haiti has been announced as of yet.