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Calling on Conan: Show Us the Money

The latest late-night-TV saga appears to be over: Jay Leno will return to his old time slot, and Conan O'Brien will leave the network. But not...


The latest late-night-TV saga appears to be over: Jay Leno will return to his old time slot, and Conan O'Brien will leave the network. But not before he collects a severance package that has been reported as anywhere from $32 to $45 million. That's right, 45 million dollars.O'Brien was already making between $10 and $20 million a year. He is not going to improve his standard of living in any real way with a few extra tens of millions of dollars. Maybe he can buy an extra house in Aspen or fly on nicer private jets, but he would still have a lot left over. He certainly doesn't need any more money.So, Conan. Perhaps you've heard there was just a massive earthquake in Haiti? And that's just one of the many problems in the world a large cash infusion could help. Gisele Bundchen gave $1.5 million. How about you beat that? How about you blow it out of the water?A lot of people were with you, Coco. Give something back.