Conan O'Brien, Michelle Obama to visit Quatar
Trip will be seen on 'Conan' later this year
Conan is headed to Quatar.
Conan O’Brien will accompany First Lady Michelle Obama next week on a trip to the the Al Udeid Air Base in Doha, Qatar, where American military troops are stationed. O’Brien will perform a show as Obama talks the Joining Forces initiative that’s designed to assist active military, veterans and their families.
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Highlights of O’Brien’s Middle East journey will be seen on an episode of TBS late-night talk show Conan that will air before the end of the year. “It’s an honor to accompany the First Lady on a trip to Qatar to entertain our troops,” O’Brien said in a statement. “I know they will be thrilled to see Mrs. Obama and delighted to hear my vocal rendition of Kanye’s entire Yeezus album.”
O’Brien previously entertained U.S. troops on a 2003 USO tour in Kuwait and Bahrain. His passport has been getting a workout this year. A few weeks ago, he journeyed to Armenia to shoot a special episode that airs Nov. 17, and he filmed an episode in Cuba earlier this year.