Conan Can’t Host TV Show, but He Can Tweet

O’Brien joins Twitter, gains 40,000 followers after first tweet

Last Updated: February 24, 2010 @ 4:17 PM

Conan O'BrienThose who can, host talk shows. Those who can’t, Twitter.

These days, Conan O’Brien falls into the latter category. He just joined the social media site and, after 1 tweet, has more than 40,000 followers.

His first tweet? 

"Today I interviewed a squirrel in my backyard and then threw to commercial. Somebody help me."

O’Brien’s profile description says: "I had a show. Then I had a different show. Now I have a Twitter account."