Conan O'Brien is set to officiate over
the wedding of a gay staffer, New York magazine's Vulture
The 48-year-old O'Brien will tape his
late-night talk show Conan at New York's Beacon Theater next
week to celebrate the show's one-year anniversary on cabler TBS.
O'Brien's former gig on NBC, Late
Night with Conan O'Brien, filmed in New York City for 16 years.
The late-night host will highlight how
things have changed in the Empire State during his absence by
marrying a longtime gay staffer and his partner.
“Show sources are quick to caution
that the potentially groundbreaking event is no mere publicity
blogger Kyle Buchanan wrote, “and isn't intended too make light of
No word on which show next week will
include the gay nuptials.
New York became the sixth state to
legalize gay marriage in June and the law took effect the following
month. Governor Andrew Cuomo has been widely credited with getting
the legislation approved.
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