It all started when O'Brien claiming he was going to dress up as the former secretary of state for Halloween

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Twitter users take note, never challenge a former secretary of state to a 140-character word war, because you will get schooled.

Conan O’Brien found this out the hard way, when he accidentally ignited a hilarious Twitter feud with Madeleine Albright on Thursday.

It all started when the funny man posted a quip about dressing up as a racy version of Albright for Halloween.

While it would be entertaining to see O’Brien vamp up Albright’s signature suit and brooch, the former secretary of state quickly put a kibosh on the idea with her own Twitter zinger.


The Conan host quickly realized he was dealing with a social media master and happily accepted his first Twitter war. The unusual comedy duo of O’Brien and Albright exchanged a few more playful Tweets, before Albright was declared the winner.

Read the rest of this unusual and amazing Twitter “fight” below.

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