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Conan O’Brien’s Mexico Trip Already Looks Pretty Lit

Last month, President Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto had a bit of a diplomatic crisis over a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico. After hearing the news, Conan O’Brien announced he would take his TBS show, “Conan,” to Mexico City. O’Brien later revealed some of the guests he’d booked for his trip: “Rogue One” star Diego Luna and former Mexican President Vicente Fox, who has been a vocal critic of President Trump and his plans for a border wall. O’Brien recently traveled to Mexico, and although “Conan Without Borders: Mexico” doesn’t air until March, the comedian shared photos from his trip on the official Team Coco Instagram.

From day one, it’s clear Conan stood out from the crowd:

Amazing first day in #México. I made a lot of friends. #ConanMexico

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This señora is clearly having the time of her life:

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CREDIT: Credit: Team Coco / Instagram

Upon his arrival in Mexico, O’Brien showed off his Español.


He then paid a visit to one of Mexico City’s most-visited landmarks: El Zócalo.

Here at one of the world's largest squares aka el zócalo. #ConanMexico

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Eventually, O’Brien made his way to the Televisa TV studios, where he made a cameo in the telenovela “Mi Adorable Maldición.”


“My lovely curse… that’s very nice. What a coincidence… that was my nickname as a child growing up.”

After hanging out with a few músicos at the park…

I can't believe these guys knew my favorite @BigSean song, "Bounce Back." #ConanMexico

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He changed into a tux and attended the quinceañera of a young lady named Marisol.


It looks like he wore the white tuxedo for a reason: he was one of the padrinos.


After partying it up at the quince, Conan met with Mexican soccer star Giovani Dos Santos to play a little pickup fútbol.


Looks like Dos Santos is holding a Mexico jersey with Conan’s name on the back. Does it say Conan O’Brien or Conando? We’ll have to watch to find out.

O’Brien also met a super fan who designed a custom “Chip Whitley” shirt.


The name “Chip Whitley” is an alias O’Brien used for a “Conan” segment in which he and actor Dave Franco tried to hook up with women on Tinder.

After running around through the city, Conan met up with journalist Jorge Ramos to eat a quintessential Mexico City meal: tacos al pastor.


“I wish you would have talked me out of the hot sauce,” wrote O’Brien.



Watch: Mexican Celebs Welcome Conan To Mexico With Conan’s Own String Dance

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The Los Angeles Dodgers Are Playing In The World Series And People Are Excited

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The Los Angeles Dodgers Are Playing In The World Series And People Are Excited

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The World Series is still happening despite Covid because baseball just can’t be held down. The Dodgers are playing their first World Series game today and fans are so excited to finally get some more baseball in their lives.

The World Series is here and Los Dodgers are playing their first game.

Baseball is America’s pastime and few teams have a fanbase as energized as The Dodgers. Ask any Dodgers fans about how difficult it is to get to the stadium and their commitment to the team is clear. It is not anywhere accessible by public transportation so you really have to want it.

People are super energized to celebrate and support their team.

The Dodgers made it to the championship game against the Houston Astros in 2017. The Dodgers lost to the Astros that year but three years later the Astros had the title stripped because of a cheating scandal. Now, The Dodgers have a chance to make win a title and Dodgers fans are excited to see it happen.

Even the furry fans are getting excited about the games.

It’s a fact that if a team has furry fans then they have the best fanbase. Who doesn’t want to end up at a stadium or party with these cute fluffers walking around in their Dodgers’ gear? These four-legged fans are better than child fans because they are going to get everyone’s spirits up.

The team has a lot of big names behind them cheering them on.

Los Angeles is home to some of the top celebrities and athletes. It must be nice to know that some of the most influential people are out there pushing for you to make it all the way. Bonus points if they are other athletes who know just how exciting and hard it is to compete at the elite level.

Let’s go, Dodgers!

The Dodgers play the Tampa Bay Rays tonight at 5:11 PST. Be sure to tune in and cheer for your favorite baseball team as they try for the championship again.

READ: From Serving Tacos To Being Signed With The LA Dodgers, Here’s What We Know Of The LA Dodger’s Pitcher

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Netflix Finally Gave Us The Release Date For “Selena: The Series” And Fans Can’t Wait

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Netflix Finally Gave Us The Release Date For “Selena: The Series” And Fans Can’t Wait

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One of the most popular and cathartic things to do in the time of Covid is to binge watch shows on streaming platforms. Why drag something out when you can watch an entire season in a day? Well, Selena fans now have one more thing to binge after Netflix announced the release date for “Selena: The Series.”

The world will forever change after Dec. 4.

Netflix is finally releasing the highly anticipated show “Selena: The Series” and we are so stoked to finally see it. The show has been on the radar of Selena fans everywhere since it was announced in 2018. We have all patiently waited for two years to finally see this show.

This is not a drill. This is not a prank. This is a gift from the entertainment deities who want to make sure that we all have something to make these hard times better. All you need is access to a Netflix account, doesn’t matter whose, and the enduring love for Selena that most of us have.

People are marking their calendars for a big day in entertainment.

That’s right. Netflix is releasing “Selena: The Series” and Disney+ is releasing “Mulan” for Disney+ subscribers at no extra charge after trying to rent it for $30 through the app. Dec. 4 is gearing up to be one of the most exciting days for people who just don’t want to leave the house during the current Covid pandemic. What a time to be a live, huh?

Netflix knows exactly what they are doing by releasing this show.

This show is approved by the Quintanilla family so there is that. This show was announced at the same time that Telemundo announced that the Spanish-language network was releasing their own series “El Secreto De Selena.”

The Telemundo show was based on the book written by journalist María Celeste Arrarás. The family has vehemently denied the accusations made in the book multiple times and Telemundo’s decision to make the series, which aired in 2018, angered viewers.

We have been promised a story about Selena that we have not seen in the past.

The Netflix series will not be rehashing what we have already seen. We know the story of Selena’s musical rise and tragic death thanks to “Selena” with J.Lo.

“Selena: The Series” is going to be showing us the life of a young Selena before the fame and musical career. It is truly amazing that after all of these years, there are still new stories to be told about Selena and her important place in American Latino history.

“Before she became the Queen of Tejano Music, Selena Quintanilla was a young girl from Texas with big dreams and an even bigger voice,” reads the description of the show. “The two-part coming-of-age drama ‘Selena: The Series’ explores the once-in-a-generation performer’s journey as a young artist, from singing small gigs in Corpus Christi with her family to becoming one of the most successful Latin artists of all time — and the years of grit and sacrifice the Quintanilla family navigated together before Selena’s meteoric rise to fame.”

So, mark your calendars and gather your loved ones.

This day should be a holiday as we all know that Selena is one of the greatest unifiers in the Latino community. We still sing her songs to this day and her legacy is being passed down to younger Latinos. Selena gave us representations before we knew we wanted and needed it.

It’s like we can already hear those old-school Selena y Los Dinos songs playing in our heads. Dec. 4 can’t get here fast enough and that’s a fact.

READ: Chris Perez Says He’s In the Dark When It Comes To Netflix’s ‘Selena: The Series’

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