Conan O’Brien stated Monday that the set of his late-night speak present was burglarized in Los Angeles.
The crew of the “Conan” present realized earlier Monday that a number of laptops and a clapperboard — a easy filmmaking machine normally used to mark scenes and takes — had been lacking from their non permanent set at Largo on the Coronet Theater in West Hollywood.
“We come to this theater, as a result of we thought theaters are in bother, let’s revive a theater, let’s maintain it going,” O’Brien, who in July transitioned from taping at residence to the brand new location, stated throughout his Monday evening present.
“Appeared like a pleasant factor to do … what occurs? We get right here this morning and we discover out that somebody broke into our little theater and took a few of our gear,” the host stated.
O’Brien joked that he understood why thieves would goal laptops, however had a tough time wrapping his head round why someone would take a clapperboard — also referred to as a slate.
“What’s a robber gonna do with this factor,” he stated referring to the film-making software. “It’s what youngsters use, it’s what 16-year-olds use to make a scholar movie.”
“They took that, that’s the bottom. I can’t consider something decrease.”