Cornrows For Conan: Late Night Host Gets New Look

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Guest Simon Baker of 'The Mentalist' marvels at Conan O'Brien's cornrows and spray tan on 'Conan,' Oct. 25, 2012 -- TNT
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Guest Simon Baker of 'The Mentalist' marvels at Conan O'Brien's cornrows and spray tan on 'Conan,' Oct. 25, 2012 -- TNT

Conan O'Brien traded his well-coifed ginger locks for cornrows on Thursday's "Conan."

The TBS late night host sported the hairstyle more familiar to another redhead - Axl Rose - to fulfill a promise he made to fans who donated funds during the "Night of Too Many Stars," which raised money for autism research.

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He also found out what it's like for regular "Dancing with the Stars" contenders by getting a spray tan.

"In case you were wondering, my audition for 'Jersey Shore,' went quite well," Conan told his Thursday night audience.

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"Don't be alarmed -- this is basically the color I get after about six minutes at the beach And then I burst into flames," he added.

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