Conan O’Brien Builds Bridges (Not Walls) With Mexico Show

Guest Diego Luna (‘Rogue One’) called President Trump “a nightmare” during a late-night host’s latest trip.

[This essay contains spoilers for a Mar 1 primetime special Conan Without Borders: Made in Mexico.]

At a time when a U.S. seems to be ramping adult legislation to expatriate Mexican immigrants, late-night horde Conan O’Brien has taped a special that depicts Mexico and a people in a certain light.

Conan Without Borders: Made in Mexico, that is set to atmosphere Mar 1 on TBS, was taped in Mexico City with a assistance of an all-Mexican staff, crew, guest and studio audience.

Among a show’s guest are Rogue One star Diego Luna, who called President Donald Trump and his immigration process “a nightmare.”

“But this calamity can move something great, that is a greeting to it,” a actor said. “There’s a insurgency function in a States.”

Also appearing on a uncover is former Mexican President Vicente Fox, who has done headlines for regularly tweeting that “Mexico will not compensate for that #F—ingWall” (that being Trump’s border-wall proposal).

In an talk progressing this week with Televisa, O’Brien pronounced of Fox: “He’s not fearful to pronounce his mind, so we suspicion it competence be engaging to have a discerning talk with him and get him to contend ‘f—ing wall’ 3 times.”

During a one-hour special, O’Brien pulls out all a stops: He plays a masked Mexican wrestler called “The Crazy Rooster” in one bit, while in another he attempts to cranky a U.S.-Mexico limit with a container packaged with Taco Bell items, loads of object retard and a Trump Hotel towel.

While in Mexico, O’Brien also done a guest coming on a soap show Mi Adorable Maldicion (My Adorable Curse), in that he plays a flirtatious businessman looking to import Mexican cheese. The part is set to atmosphere on a Televisa network in mid-April.

Conan Without Borders: Made in Mexico was available hours before U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly arrived in Mexico to reason talks on security, immigration and trade with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto.

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