Conan Joins Twitter, Beats Leno In Hours

Conan Joins Twitter, Beats Leno In Hours

Well, he’s got nothing better to do, has he?

Conan O’Brien, he who was treated almost as badly by NBC as the Winter Olympics, seems to have become one of the microbloggerati.

Not only has someone called Conan O’Brien joined Twitter at, but the legendarily slow site has already given his feed the hallowed status of Verified Account.

With just one tweet, O’Brien has, at the time of writing, amassed more than 180,000 followers. (Naturally, being a star, he is following no one.)

(Credit: Screenshot: Chris Matyszczyk)

You will be wondering what words decorated the bouffant one’s first tweet. Well, it was a simple affair: “Today I interviewed a squirrel in my backyard and then threw to commercial. Somebody help me.”

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