Conan the crasher.
After Stephen Colbert won the trophy for Outstanding Variety Special Live for his 2020 election night coverage at tonight’s 2021 Emmy Awards, viewers quickly noticed a famous famous among his entourage that didn’t quite belong.
That’s right, Conan O’Brien hilariously crashed the stage along with Colbert’s The Late Show crew, essentially stealing the show as Colbert begin to give his acceptance speech. O’Brien cheered in celebration and Colbert laughed along during the LOL-worthy bit.
“Thank you. Wow, I haven’t met some of these people before,” Colbert said on stage. “I accept this Emmy on behalf of everybody who works on The Late Show with pride and I am so proud to be one of them. And I’m so glad that we got honored for a live show because there are many nights when we do this show when we say ‘this is like a live show,’ especially when something would happen at four o’clock, or five o’clock or 5:15 and we had to go on at 5:30 and write a whole new show in 20 minutes.”