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Conan O'Brien on '60 Minutes': Will too much NBC-Leno talk turn him into a victim?


Let me start by saying I am a huge Conan O'Brien fan. HUGE. So much so that if he had no choice but to broadcast his show from a cockroach-infested 7-Eleven on the wrong side of the tracks - or in a turkey pen with John Tesh - I would still tune in every night.


So that's precisely why I'm a tad worried about Coco's 60 Minutes interview this Sunday. According to early transcripts that have circulated, Conan is quite candid when discussing January's late-night fiasco, saying that if he were Leno, he would not have taken The Tonight Show back: 'I know me, I wouldn't have done that'. If I had surrendered The Tonight Show and handed it over to somebody publicly and wished them well - and then - six months later. But that's me, you know. Everyone's got their own, you know, way of doing things.' (Also, Conan claimed that had he stayed with NBC, their relationship would have become 'toxic.')


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