Conan O'Brien crashes the stage after Stephen Colbert wins an Emmy

Conan O'Brien crashes the stage after Stephen Colbert wins an Emmy
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Stephen Colbert, left, and Conan O'Brien, right, at the 2021 Emmy Awards.
Stephen Colbert and Conan O'Brien at the 2021 Emmy Awards. Cliff Lipson/CBS via Getty Images; Francis Specker/CBS via Getty Images
  • Conan O'Brien stormed the Emmys stage on Sunday as Stephen Colbert accepted his award.

  • Colbert was accepting an outstanding variety special Emmy for his 2020 election-night special.

  • "Most of the people behind me really deserve this Emmy right now," Colbert said.

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Conan O'Brien crashed Stephen Colbert's acceptance speech during the Emmys on Sunday night.

O'Brien ran onstage - and stayed there - as Colbert accepted an outstanding variety special Emmy for his 2020 election-night special, "Stephen Colbert's Election Night 2020: Democracy's Last Stand Building Back America Great Again Better 2020."

Colbert laughed as he saw O'Brien onstage alongside "Late Show" employees.

"Most of the people behind me really deserve this Emmy right now," Colbert said as part of his acceptance speech, jabbing O'Brien.

It wasn't the first time O'Brien caused chaos Sunday night. Earlier in the awards show, he heckled Frank Scherma, the chairman and CEO of the Television Academy, by shouting and saluting as he tried to honor Debbie Allen, who went home with the coveted Governors Award honoring her career.

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