Kumail Nanjiani Recruited ‘Silicon Valley’ Co-Star Martin Starr to Replace Him on ‘Conan’ – But It Was Too Late

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Kumail Nanjiani Recruited ‘Silicon Valley’ Co-Star Martin Starr to Replace Him on ‘Conan’ – But It Was Too Late
When Kumail Nanjiani realized he wouldn’t be able to make it to his scheduled appearance on “Conan” last week, he tried to make up for the last-minute cancellation by enlisting “Silicon Valley” co-star Martin Starr to go in his place.

Unfortunately, Conan O’Brien had already moved on with an episode-long bit poking fun at Nanjiani bailing on him, which involved O’Brien’s longtime assistant, Sona Movsesian, and promoting “The Lion King” over Nanjiani’s new movie “Stuber.”

Nanjiani and O’Brien broke down the now-infamous cancellation on Monday’s episode of Conan’s podcast, “Conan Needs A Friend,” with Nanjiani revealing his “Silicon Valley” shooting schedule was to blame for his absence on the TBS late-night host’s show last Thursday.

Also Read: Kumail Nanjiani Cancels on 'Conan' Last-Minute, So Conan Plugs 'Lion King' Over 'Stuber' (Video)

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