Video: Conan O'Brien Tries To Get Mexicans To Pay For Trump's Wall
Although he generally doesn't garner the same amount of fawning headlines as his fellow late night hosts, Conan O'Brien has been quietly making consistently good late night television since his move to TBS. A lot of his best material has come whenever he's gone on one of his adventures, like when he visited Cuba, South Korea and Armenia.
His latest such journey has taken him to Mexico—and as you can see from the first clip below, in which Conan solicits donations from Mexicans toward building Trump's wall, he's definitely in his element.
The one-hour special, Conan Without Borders: Made in Mexico, will premiere on TBS on March 1st; O'Brien and the show used an all-Mexican staff, crew, guests and studio audience for the filming. Along with on-the-street bits like the one above, O'Brien interviews former Mexican President Vicente Fox and Rogue One star Diego Luna, who calls Trump's immigration policy a nightmare: "But this nightmare can bring something great, which is the reaction to it," Luna said. "There's a resistance happening in the States."
Also, according to The Hollywood Reporter, O'Brien "plays a masked Mexican wrestler called 'The Crazy Rooster' in one bit, while in another he attempts to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with a suitcase packed with Taco Bell items, loads of sun block and a Trump Hotel towel." Check out his positive promo below.