Conan Announces Trip to Haiti, Despite Trump’s ‘Very Negative Yelp Review’

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PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 11: Executive producer Conan O'Brien of the TBS television show Final Space speaks onstage during the Turner portion of the 2018 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena on January 11, 2018 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

The nation has been collectively riffing on President Trump’s “shithole” comment since Thursday, but so far, only one late-night host has responded to the president’s denigration of Haiti, El Salvador, and countries in Africa by booking himself a flight. “Headed to Haiti later this week to explore and make some new friends. Stay tuned for my report. #ConanWithoutBorders,” Conan O’Brien tweeted on Sunday.

O’Brien, whose self-titled TBS show has set itself apart from the herd with specials shot abroad in countries like Mexico, Cuba, and Israel, predicted his fondness for the Caribbean island nation based solely on Trump’s extremely low opinion of it. Joked Conan, “Still reeling from @realDonaldTrump’s very negative Yelp review of Haiti, which means I’ll love it.”

By: Halle Kiefer| Vulture – January 15, 2018

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