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good morning, america. breaking news as we come on the air. former patriot aaron hernandez found dead in his jail cell this morning while serving a sentence for murder. the new details coming in right now. breaking overnight, president trump's close call. the democrat emerges on top of that special election in georgia after the president's big endorsement of his republican opponents. the crucial seat in congress heads for a runoff. overseas the trump administration talking tough to north korea but facing new questions about that aircraft carrier. they said it was heading to the region. it wasn't. calls growing louder for bill o'reilly to be fired. [ chanting ] >> as a new accuser comes forward saying she was a victim of sexual and racial harassment. new reports the network may part
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ways with o'reilly. will he ever return? who's the most beautiful person in the world? the star taking the coveted "people" magazine title for the fifth time. who is winning over the globe with her smile and that laugh. the big reveal first right here on "gma." and it's great to have michael strahan back with us. a lot of breaking news. >> right to that breaking news. aaron hernandez found dead in his jail cell just a few hours ago. the former new england patriot star convicted of murder apparently hanged himself on the same day the patriots are headed to the white house. pierre thomas starts us off with all the latest. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, george. correction officers found him around 3:05:00 a.m. and hanged from a bed sheet. attempted to block his door so
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no one could get in. officials tried to revive him but he was pronounced dead at 4: 07 this morning. no official warning of whether there was a suicide note. he was serving a life sentence for the 2013 murder of his friend. last week he stood trial for the murders of two other men and found not guilty and when the jury read the verdict he wiped away tears. he was a tight end with the new england patriots. his coach said it was just one word to describe hernandez's situation. tragedy. robin. >> oh, never more so true than that. pierre, thank you. there are a lot of other important stories we're following. the results of georgia's special election headed for a runoff and democrats battling to take a seat from the gop and show they have momentum going into 2018 and vice president pence addressed troops overnight.
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warned north korea the u.s. will have an overwhelming response to any attack. we'll have much more on that in a moment. first let's start with the high-stakes special election in georgia and cecilia vega has that for us. >> reporter: good morning. this race is being waged more than 600 miles away from the white house. but it is being called a referendum on president trump. this is the 30-year-old political rookie who democrats hoped would deliver a knockout punch to president trump. a special election to fill a vacant congressional seat in a solidly republican district and democrat jon ossoff, the former congressional staffer who has never held elected office falling just short of the 50% of votes needed to win the whole thing. he's now headed to a june runoff against karen handel. >> for those who want to stick around, stick around. it will go on for a little bit longer. >> reporter: the president taking credit for the outcome before the race was even called tweeting, despite major outside
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money, fake media support and 11 republican candidates, big "r" win with the runoff in georgia. glad to be of help. that help he's referring to a robo call in the lead-up to the election, president trump hoping to sway voters. >> hello. this is president donald trump. liberal democrats from outside of georgia are spending millions and millions of dollars trying to take your republican congressional seat away from you. >> reporter: democrats poured millions into the race saying it's a sign of an anti-trump movement that could help them take back the house and they are now looking to another showdown. they certainly are and the white house is pushing back on calling this race a referendum on the president. but there is no way around it. this once republican stronghold formerly held by newt gingrich is now competitive and democrats feel they have a strong chance. >> cecilia, thanks very much. let's talk more about it with john avlon. the president claiming some measure of victory.
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he can't take comfort, 46% going to the democrat. >> this is a heavily republican district. newt gingrich's district back in the day. it won by 2-1 margins. the fact this was a squeaker narrowly beating that 50% margin is not a good sign. in this republican district the trump brand isn't selling here. >> it turns out the republican vote was splintered but the republican voter -- i mean candidates who were closest to donald trump did the worst. >> that's the really fascinating thing an establishment republican karen handel came out on top and will face ossoff in the runoff. the ones who hugged donald trump tightest, tea party activists who had the endorsements of far right celebrities did terribly and couldn't get outside the margin of error. that's a bad sign. >> now republicans have two months to regroup. the vote will be in june, ossoff is now going to face a lot of scrutiny. he was able to make this whole runoff about the first race
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about donald trump. this is going to be about him, as well. he doesn't even live in the district. >> that's right. this will be a tough way for democrats to win. look, the republicans will consolidate around karen handel. she's been the former secretary of state in georgia but well known in the district. uphill climb and the district is overwhelmingly slotted to be republican so democrats had an emotional victory but hard to translate. >> on another front "usa today" reporting that one of the so-called d.r.e.a.m.ers, undocumented immigrants brought here has been deported despite president trump's message earlier in the year that he would protect them. this created some controversy. >> a lot. this does seem to contradict some of the rhetoric. it happened some months ago. representative steve king, a hawk on immigration tweeting out a toast, a beer to the border patrol agents who deported him so a sign of more controversies to come. >> general john kelly lashing out now against critics who say his deportation forces have gone
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too far saying he's enforcing them into too strict a fashion. >> kelly gave a strong speech and there's tension between the two on issue of immigration and marijuana but kelly came out very hawkish yesterday criticizing folks in congress criticizing the border patrol saying shut up if you're not going to change the laws. fascinating stuff by kelly. >> john avlon, thanks very much. to robin. now to that health concern for former president george h.w. bush. he is hospitalized in houston this morning after suffering from pneumonia. bush who is 92 was last hospitalized with pneumonia for two weeks in january. our chief white house correspondent jon karl has the latest on the president's condition. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, robin. the former president remains at houston methodist hospital this morning. he was admitted on friday with a persistent cough at the hospital doctors discovered he had a mild case of pneumonia. his spokesperson said he remains in good spirits this morning. this is as you remember the second hospital scare this year.
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for the former president in january, he was admitted. also with pneumonia and spent two weeks in a hospital. some of that time with his wife, former first lady barbara bush, the bushes missed the presidential inauguration but they did make it to the super bowl participating in the official coin toss there eventually getting out to the 50 yard line and last week he received a visit from bill clinton. >> who gave him those socks. any word on when he could be discharged? >> reporter: no word. he remains in the hospital for further observation and while he's doing that he's regaining his strength and getting much needed rest but no word on when he's coming home. >> all right, jon, thanks. >> thank you. we move on to that show of force with north korea. it wasn't exactly what it seemed. reports last week that president trump was sending an aircraft carrier towards north korea to confront the nuclear threat.
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>> we are sending an armada, very powerful. >> when you see a carrier group steaming into an area like that, the forward presence of that is clearly through almost every instance a huge deterrent. >> in fact, that carrier group was thousands of miles away heading in a different direction so let's dig in with what was going on with steve ganyard, former state department official. how do you explain a miscue like this? >> clearly, george, the reality was not matching up with the rhetoric. on one hand it's good they stayed in the exercise with the australians, our most important partner in the pacific but mistakes happen when you don't have your full team on the playing field. 500 positions are still open. secretary mattis isn't getting much help. >> yeah, in fact, the navy had put out the proper information several days ago. it just wasn't corrected at higher levels but i guess the
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bigger question how much does this damage the credibility of the united states with the threats it's making gentleman. >> the so-called armada is on its way and will get there. what the administration is clearly signaling, absent some sort of mistake by kim jong-un, the next steps will be economic so instead of looking at the department of defense i think we need to look down the treat at the department of treasury for the next steps. >> that would be coming from the secretary of treasury. hearing tough rhetoric from the vice president mike pence overnight saying we will respond to any provocation with overwhelming force. >> that's right but this is the same consistent message that american presidents have been giving since 1953 letting kim jong-un and his family know any steps across the dmz will result in the annihilation of north korea. >> we learned yesterday as well that u.s. fighters were forced to intercept russian jets who were patrolling off the alaskan coast? >> yeah, george, i think the fact that is news is the news.
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this was a daily occurrence during the cold war. these are not terribly impressive airplanes. they're older than i am which is saying something so the fact that the russians are doing this and doing it so infrequently really is the story. >> you say you talk about this, something that happened quite regularly during the cold war and comes against the backdrop of russian officials saying we have the worst relations between the two since the cold war. >> exactly. the fact this is all they can muster in terms of testing us tells us where their military is and how far it's degraded since the days of the soviet union. >> we'll move on to that deadly shooting spree in california. a suspect in custody accused of killing three white men because of their race. abc's kayna whitworth is on the scene for us there in fresno with details. good morning, kayna. >> reporter: robin, good morning. police are saying this was a hate crime solely based on race.
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they believe that kori muhammad wanted to kill as many white men as he could. before going to jail for a previous murder. >> this was the gunman that went on a deadly shooting spree in broad daylight. >> fresno. >> we're getting reports of multiple gunshots. >> reporter: kori ali muhammad firing 16 shots allegedly in less than 2 minutes at 4 different locations killing three white men tuesday morning. >> we're going to need to get more units. >> we just got another call in of six shots fired. >> reporter: the 39-year-old first opened fire on a pg&e truck shooting and killing the passenger, 34-year-old zachary randall, married of father of two new employee with his first ridealong with the company and the suspect firing at but missing a nearby resident only to kill two more men before police apprehended him. >> he made spontaneous statements. i did it. i shot them.
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>> reporter: two months ago he posted this video of a song to youtube. ♪ death and destruction murder and mayhem ♪ >> reporter: he yelled out ali akbar as he was seated in the back of the patrol car. they believe this shooting was a hate crime and not related to terrorism. >> based on the information we have been provided this is solely based on race. >> reporter: police say muhammad is also responsible for murdering another man last week. 25-year-old carl williams, a security guard at a nearby motel. muhammad allegedly telling police he wasn't going to jail for shooting a security guard and was going to try and kill as many people as possible. they have not located into a pile of clothes. they believe he used the same gun to shoot the security guard and two on that rampage. >> have they recovered the
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murder weapon? >> robin, police still don't have the gun. they say muhammad threw it into a pile of clothes and at this point they have been unable to find it. they believe he used the same gun to kill the security guard and go on that rampage yesterday. >> details about the facebook killer who sparked a national manhunt. alex, the showdown unfolded after a quick thinking mcdonald's worker spotted the killer in the drive-through. >> reporter: that's right. the beginning of the end for steve stephens started at this mcdonald's when he pulled up to that drive-through window, an employee immediately knew it was him. this morning the 46-hour nationwide manhunt for the so-called facebook killer is over. steve stephens killing himself after a dramatic police chase. >> looks like there's one guy down. in the white car.
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>> reporter: the woman at the center of his rampage is coming out of the shadows. >> can you say joy lane? >> reporter: the joy lane, the ex-girlfriend stephens says helped motivate his murder of 74-year-old robert godwin speaking exclusively to wjw. >> the hashtags joy lanes, i don't know if i know how to be joy lane anymore. i don't know how to pick up all the pieces of my world at the moment. >> reporter: she spoke to stephens the night before the murder. he told her he quit his job and was moving out of state. after seeing the horrific video, she tried calling him but he wouldn't answer. >> i've got a lot of negative comments. i've been told that i'm the one who should have died. he should have killed me. >> reporter: on the run since easter sunday he was finally cornered 100 miles from cleveland in erie, pennsylvania tuesday and police closing in on him at 11:10:00 a.m. and employees at this mcdonald's said he ordered 20 chicken mcnuggets and fries.
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the worker recognized him. that worker immediately calling 911 while others stalled. >> basically just told him it was going to be a minute for his fries. he was nerved up. agitated and didn't want to wait, said he had to go. >> reporter: stephens takes off. within 30 seconds police in hot pursuit. the surveillance video capturing the chase before political ram his car bringing him to a stop. >> the vehicles surrounded the white ford focus at which time mr. stephens took his own life. >> reporter: and that mcdonald's employee besides recognizing his face also noticed the white car and noticed that it had ohio tags and knew he was right in front of her. >> such quick thinking by her. any word if that employee will receive the reward money? >> reporter: yeah, absolutely, quick thinking by her part there, robin. authorities say, you know, the distribution of those funds is a whole process. at this point they just don't
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know who will get that money? a lot of people say she deserves that money. all right, alex, thanks very much. >> i believe she does. the dangerous flooding in texas. residents cleaning up after nearly a foot of rain fell damaging homes and businesses near my hometown of houston. now that system is heading north and ginger, you have been tracking it. >> southeast of houston, good to have you back, by the way. you can see not the images i wanted to bring you back to. they have been flooded not just outside the homes but inside looks just like this. this is such a mess. anyone who has had flooding knows it's not a one-day process but a long cleanup. now that is on the move dropping trees into homes in central tennessee. hail was falling through parts of kentucky and tennessee and for this afternoon and evening especially into the evening hours it's eastern iowa. des moines is in it and enhanced risk area. enough spin, what we call wind shear and happening with speed
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that changes with height then you get the possibility of tornadoes and hail and damaging winds. a quick look at tomorrow's forecast too. good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco. good news. dry for both commutes today with comfortable highs after a chilly start this morning. showers return, milder tonight and the warmest afternoons, friday, saturday, sunday. today not too bad, low 60s along the coast and san francisco. mid to upper 60s around the bay
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and also inland. even a 70 in san jose. tonight, we're going to have temperatures in the 50s and 80s in the highs by friday. >> and now that you're back, michael, you were somewhere warm, i'm going to take off, cool? >> cool. >> now that it's cold here. >> my momma will want me to call. i'm really in trouble. it was rough with the weather but it was also rough if you're a boston celtic fan. yes, after the bulls beat them 111-97 they could become the first to lose ever in the first round to an eighth seed of the playoffs. a lot to hold on to. chicago now holds a 2-0 lead in the seven-game series and fans at the t.d. garden weren't happy but no one seemed to handle the loss as poorly as marcus smart. check out what he does. he misses a three-pointer and appears to give someone in the crowd an obscene gesture and
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that's not smart marcus smart and rajon rondo was overheard saying after the game he thought the celtics seemed to give up. >> they've been through a lot lately. >> a long way to go. when we come back are bill o'reilly's days numbered? there's new reports another woman comes forward accusing him of harassment. erage. and it's also stain resistant. how stain resistant? this stain resistant. it has complete one-coat coverage. and it's also scrubbable. how scrubbable? this scrubbable. it has complete one-coat coverage. and it's oh-so durable. how durable? this durable. infinity paint from hgtv home by sherwin-williams. available at lowe's.
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good morning to you. i'm natasha zouves. the gunman in a shooting rampage in fresno could be arranged for the hate crime as early as today. police say the gunman, 39-year-old corey mohammed shouted allah akbar when he was taken into custody. three people were killed in yesterday's rampage including a pg & e worker. alexis smith now joining us with traffic. good morning. >> good morning. golden gate bridge, nothing changed. server not reading the fast track accounts. two outside lanes on each side are open and not caused too much of a backup yet. maybe into the 8:00 hour we'll see that but so far not terrible. westbound 80 highway to the
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maze, 31 minutes and 12 minutes 80 to
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it is dry and we have issues with low visibility. look at this. eighth of a mile in santa rosa. please slow down. that can be dangerous at times. temperatures in hay ward, san francisco, san mateo, low to mid-50s. up to 10 degrees cooler this morning. dry in the daylight hours and tonight moderate and then light showers from north bay to the south bay an out of here by 9:00 tomorrow morning and then let the warming begin for friday, saturday and sunday. natasha. >> thank you. coming up, a new accuser forward against fox news host bill o'reilly. is this the end for the embattled anchor? we'll have another abc7 news update in 30 minutes and always on the free abc7 news app.
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♪ pretty woman walking oh. >> i love that laugh. welcome back to "gma," everybody. that's "pretty woman," julia roberts and we're revealing here first why the oscar winner had big reason to smile this morning. "people" magazine is naming her this year's world's most beautiful. it's her fifth time earning the title and coming up we'll see how she was picked and who else is on the list. >> uh-huh. >> hmm. >> i got to say my favorite line in that movie, if i forget to tell you i had a great time tonight. i love that in the elevator when they said that. also right now, georgia's special election is heading to a runoff. after a democrat can emerged coming out ahead but not getting the 50% needed to win that crucial seat, the runoff vote will take place june 20th.
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keep your eyes on the sky. nasa says a huge asteroid nicknamed the rock will come near earth today passing within 1.1 million miles. that's the closest it's come and in at least 400 years. we have a ceiling. you're not going to be able to see it. you should with an amateur telescope. >> a little too close. >> 1.1 million too close. new trouble for bill o'reilly and fox news. another woman has now stepped forward to accuse o'reilly of sexual harassment. as protesters gathered outside fox headquarters tuesday and behind the scenes that the murdoch family may be ready to cut o'reilly loose. abc's mara schiavocampo has all the latest. good morning, mara. >> reporter: good morning. o'reilly is due back monday. but this morning many wonder if he'll have a job to return to. his future being debated at a board meeting for fox's parent company later this week. [ chanting ] >> reporter: this morning, dozens of women calling for bill o'reilly to be fired in the
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growing wake of claims of sexual harassment, gathering outside fox headquarters tuesday. >> around this time i grab some vacation because it's spring -- >> reporter: fox's biggest star has been off the air for a week on a scheduled vacation, but now it seems he'll return to another accusation. attorney lisa bloom saying this former fox employee has called the company's anonymous tip line. >> i was sexually harassed by a fox employee. >> accusing o'reilly of sexual and racial misconduct in 2008. allegedly leering and grunting at the african-american woman when they were alone and calling her hot chocolate. >> the one key moment was when we were alone together on the elevator as i was leaving the elevator he said looking good there girl. >> reporter: insiders say his job may be on the line. "new york" magazine reporting while no final decision has been made the murdochs are leaning toward announcing o'reilly will not return to the air.
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>> the murdochs are under intense pressure and assessing how much money he brings in versus how much creditability they're willing to lose with the public. >> reporter: o'reilly under fire since a "new york times" article reported the anchor and fox paid nearly $13 million in settlements over claims of inappropriate behavior including sexual harassment over the last 15 years. a former contributor also coming forward, claiming the host derailed her career after she shut down his advances. >> he got very hostile very quickly. >> reporter: o'reilly has denied the allegations saying he's being targeted because he is prominent and controversial. of the new accusation his attorney saying in a statement, there is an obviously orchestrated campaign by activists and lawyers to destroy mr. o'reilly. o'reilly's lawyer also telling abc news that they have evidence that far left organizations are trying to destroy o'reilly for political reasons, adding that the allegation from an anonymous
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person about something that reportedly happened a decade ago should not be treated as fact. george? >> mara, thanks very much. let's bring in attorney lisa bloom who is representing the accuser, and dan abrams as well and, lisa, let me pick up where mara left off. that's the attorney for bill o'reilly that said it's outrageous that an allegation from an anonymous person about something that purportedly happened a decade ago is being treated as fact when there's an obvious orchestrated campaign to destroy mr. o'reilly and enrich themselves through publicity driven donations. your response. >> first mr. o'reilly says nobody ever calls into our hotline, so we took him up on it, and we called into the hotline. they said you can report anonymously if you want to. imagine if you're a low-level clerical worker going up against bill o'reilly who makes $18 million a year, one of the most powerful men in media and has the right to report anonymously that's what she did, and i support her in that. >> dan, the pressure building on fox right now.
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they're losing advertisers and facing this merger. they want to buy another network in england and facing other possible legal actions in the united states. do they have a choice at this point? >> i would have told you a week ago that i thought bill o'reilly was going to survive. this new york times article are all things fox news knew about. the problem is the new allegations, anything that fox didn't know about, i think, are the reasons that are now being cited for possibly letting o'reilly go, and when you have someone like a conservative leader, matt drudge, tweeting out what sounds like an obituary for bill o'reilly, you know that he's in trouble. >> does that solve the problem? >> no, it doesn't solve the problem at fox news but it's a heck of a good start. i mean, this is a man accused over and over again of hurting women. of calling them on the phone and making sexually explicit comment, of propositioning women like my client wendy walsh and when she doesn't comply not giving her a promised job. this is about equality for women in the workplace.
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either fox news is going to start accepting that that's the law or we'll continue coming forward with more and more women and more protests. >> how much farther will they have to go? >> fox have to go? >> to clean up the culture at fox to deal with this legal problem and pr problem. >> look, this is a major pr issue for them and there's a real question as to even if bill o'reilly is let go, i don't know that that ends the practical issues for fox. you have got many of the same leaders at fox who were there under roger ailes. i wouldn't be surprised if lisa has additional potential clients that are going to come forward. >> calls coming in? >> my phone is ringing off the hook and say to the murdochs we are not going to stop until bill o'reilly is fired. i'm representing all of the women for free and happy to take their calls and advise them of their rights and i have the fox news hotline on my speed dial now. >> lisa bloom, dan abrams, thanks very much. robin. okay, george. coming up in just two minutes,
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explosive new look inside the 2016 election. it's called "shattered: inside hillary clinton's doomed campaign" and paints the picture of a presidential bid plagued by missed opportunities and missteps right from the start, and tom llamas spoke with the authors. >> the trump team says it was electricity, not electability that mattered most and this book goes inside the clinton campaign to figure out what prevented that spark for them. >> this is the night for donald trump. he is now going to be the 45th president of the united states. >> reporter: the headline that rocked the world and shocked so many. but the news shouldn't have taken the clinton campaign by surprise. just months before election day, a longtime clinton adviser drafted a memo telling the
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campaign, donald trump could win and not to underestimate him in battleground states. >> this adviser says donald trump can win this election. fact, he says at the top of this memo, and then as the memo goes on, it says, i would add three or four points to every point you see to trump's numbers. >> reporter: that report part of the gripping new book "shattered: inside hillary clinton's doomed campaign." the book outlining even before clinton launched her 2016 campaign, she instructed her i.t. team to download top aides' e-mails from 2008 campaign trying to pinpoint which staffers leaked to media and track down infighting. then early on in 2016, while batting bernie sanders, in the primary, the authors claim she couldn't get a handle on the new wave sweeping american politics. >> there's this rise in populism. she's on a plane with one of her close aides and she's basically questioning what is happening in the country.
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she doesn't quite understand it. >> reporter: the book also details how clinton herself created tension in her campaign by surrounding herself with rival aides inside and outside of the campaign, and some of those closest to her, like huma abedin, couldn't be honest with the democratic nominee. >> she had a problem telling hillary the truth in that she was a gatekeeper for others to get to hillary clinton. >> reporter: in their campaign autopsy, the writers found that unlike the trump campaign which ran primarily on gut instinct -- >> i just get the feeling we're going to win in a landslide. >> reporter: the clinton campaign relied heavily on voter data. in some key battleground states that data hurt more than it helped. even causing a rift between bill clinton and campaign manager robby mook. >> her team decided it would be more expensive to try to persuade people who didn't agree with her and spent more time on the people they thought they could turn out. >> reporter: but still clinton's
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message wasn't resonating with certain voters. do you think donald trump beat hillary clinton or do you think hillary clinton beat herself? >> i think hillary clinton did so many things to damage her own campaign that she was not able to beat a flawed candidate in donald trump and a big part of that was not understanding what was going on in the electorate, the same thing donald trump and in the primary bernie sanders were able to tap into. >> reporter: and in the final chapters of the book, a play-by-play from election night how clinton apologized to president obama for losing and making the call to donald trump. >> she says those words she never thought she would have to say, congratulations, donald. >> again, right after that she called president obama and said i'm sorry. abc news had reached out to the clinton campaign manager, robby mook, we reached out to but did not hear back. the book has just come out and they have not read it but i it may overdramatized. >> seems like they are blaming the staff a lot. there was a lot of blame to go around.
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we are back now with our big board. i like the eyebrows. nice move there. let's start with that health concern for richard simmons hospitalized in california. his manager telling abc news exclusively that simmons was admitted after coming down with a severe case of indigestion. abc's nick watt joins us with the details. how is he feeling, nick? >> reporter: well, good morning, robin. the 68-year-old star's rep is telling us, quote, after a few days of battling severe
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indigestion and discomfort while eating we agreed it was best for him to seek treatment. he's already feeling better and is expected to make a full recovery. remember, simmons hasn't been seen in public for more than three years now and that viral podcast "finding richard simmons" delved into why and one former friend claiming he's being held in his hollywood hills home by his witchcraft wielding housekeeper. that is a complete load of beat according to that rep says simmons is just taking it easy and if he decides to come back he'll come back, by the way, tmz reporting that he has actually been out and about but in disguise, a hat and a cane. they say. >> wow. speaking of comeback, nick, he did just sign a new merchandising deal. what does this deal entail? >> reporter: he did and simmons watchers are getting giddy this could be the first glimmer of that comeback. he apparently just inked a deal that will rep him for merchandising and endorsements
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for new products already being designed and might come off the back of that podcast which introduced the wonders of simmons to a whole new millennial audience. audience, short-shorts, fingers crossed, might make a comeback. >> we got it. >> we grew up on richard simmons. he helped a lot of people. >> yep. >> hopefully he feels better. thank you, nick. next up, it's the story that so many people are watching and this -- here's a question. how long would you kiss a car to win it? how about 50 hours? you're looking live at contestants competing in a contest put on by a texas radio station and had their lips locked there since monday morning and the host, billy the kid, is here. billy -- >> hey. >> what's the idea behind this stunt and, please, what are some of the highlights that happened.
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>> there's people lips locked on to the car and started with 20 people. now down to seven and wanted to give away way car. do something fun and, yeah, so there was some drama overnight. people fell asleep, nodded off the car and were eliminated. down to seven. they do get ten might have minute breaks every hour. we're not completely cruel in torturing these people. it's been a good time. >> i see one of the thumbs up. we don't want to disturb them because this is ongoing. how did you come up with this idea? what was the intent here? >> you know, we just wanted to give away a car and good to do something cool. and help people out. and everybody wants it, needs it. you can tell, we're coming up on 50 hours they've been doing this which is incredible. like i said we started with 20. yeah, just to do something cool. >> is that april the giraffe? who is that behind you with -- over there -- >> there's a giraffe. that's our giraffe.
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people love giraffes apparently. april's baby daddy. >> everybody loves a dabbing giraffe and, billy, some people online. some people online have been critical of this contest. you had gizmo.com call it the saddest facebook live video ever. now, what's your response to some of the scrutiny you're getting to some of this? >> i say the giraffe is the saddest thing i've ever seen in my life but the contest, we're just having a good time and giving away a car trying to make somebody's life better and not taking it that seriously. everybody is having fun. at least i am. i don't know about them. they're strong and going solid. >> billy, what if everybody -- you have more than one person after the time limit, what happens then? >> so, if coming up at 9:00 if we're still -- we have these contestants 7:00 remaining we'll draw for it and trying to lure them off. i know, i know. but we're trying to lure them off and offer things but so far nobody has budged.
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they have been doing this for almost 50 hours. i wouldn't move either. i get it. this is serena. she's off work, hopefully she doesn't get fired for this august and he wants this car for him and his wife and this is a couple over here, so they're i think on the other side of the car. samuel and megan engaged so their odds are pretty good. they might be broken up after this. >> we want to thank you, man. we appreciate you sharing this story with us. all of that is voluntarily. nobody is forced to be there. >> no one is forced. >> kiss f.m. . >> doing it voluntarily. believe it or not. >> all right, billy the kid, thanks. a major health alert affecting millions of americans. should you take statins? new information, new info this morning. mwah. mwah.
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good morning. i'm natasha zouves. meteorologist mike nicco tracking the changes in the weather. >> hi, everybody. it's dry and less than a quarter of visibility. dangerously low up until about 9:30. another hour and a half. mid-40s to mid-50s on the way to mid to upper 60s. except for the coast and san francisco. 9:00 tonight to 9:00 tomorrow morning, rain exiting the south bay. >> taking a look at the roads. a problem on northbound 280 going into san francisco. cleared up and we have residual delays at cesar chavez. northbound 101 heavy, as well. >> thank you. accommodateling up, a new study saying more americans should be on statins. that's next on "gma."
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. breaking this morning, former new england patriot, aaron hernandez, found dead in his jail cell. he was serving out a murder sentence. new details coming in at this hour. new overnight, a health alert affecting millions of americans. a major medical headline on cholesterol and statins and how to lower your risk of a heart attack. ♪ she's america's sweetheart, and this morning named as the world's most beautiful. her golden smile, infectious laugh, a movie star who lights up the screen. our favorite moments with julia roberts. did we just become best friends? >> yes, we might have. >> oh, my goodness. >> "people's" editor in chief spilling on how they chose her. you know him as the right-hand man on "veep."
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>> how is susan? >> divorced. >> not in jail. >> tony hale is here and he's telling all. and he's here to say -- >> good morning, america. [ cheers and applause ] >> good morning, america! >> signature move there. tony hale. very excited crowd. great to have everyone here. >> very excited. hump day, we are excited for "people" magazine's world's most beautiful revealed, julia roberts, gracing the cover for a record fifth time. >> oh, wow. >> yes. [ applause ] and we're going to take a look at some of our favorite moments with mrs. roberts and we'll reveal the other stars who made the cut including "people's" most beautiful couple. ooh. yeah. >> how are you doing over there? >> i'm doing all right.
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thank you. also coming up, we'll show you how to drop a decade. that sounds fantastic. great styling tips to take ten years off of your looks and these women are trying them out. we got a big reveal for you coming up. >> tom got excited about dropping a decade today. >> what's that about? >> stay tuned. >> okay. >> that's next week. >> we have a lot coming up. paula faris has the morning rundown. >> good morning, everyone. we begin with the breaking news this morning. former new england patriot star aaron hernandez has been found dead in his prison cell just days after he was found not guilty in a double murder. he was already serving a life sentence in a different murder case. authorities say he took his own life early this morning, tying bed sheets to the window in his cell. prison officials say they had no prior concern that he was suicidal. his death comes as his former team, the patriots, visit the white house today to be honored for this year's super bowl win. in politics, the results are in from the special congressional election in georgia.
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seen as a referendum on president trump. john oz sof needed to get 50% of the vote to win against republicans but he only got 48%. so the race heads to a runoff in june. that seat seat has been held by the gop since 1979. to the armada. in route to the korean pence sla. the u.s. warship president trump announced was en route to the korean peninsula last week. at that time the "uss carl vinson" and its strike groups were more than 3,000 miles away heading in the opposite direction for joint exercises with australia. critics accused the white house of misleading the public but pentagon officials tell "the new york times" it was hard to roll back the story. the ship is now on course and is expected to arrive next week. police say the shooter who went on a rampage in fresno, california, on tuesday killing three people at random wanted to
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kill as many white people as possible. they say kori ali muhammad was motivated by racial hatred. investigators say the shootings were not terrorism related. and new orleans, police searching for a man known as the bedtime burglar. he was caught on video breaking into this preschool. look at that. climbing over the cribs. then goes looking for snacks and later, he sets up a makeshift bed so that he can take a nap. the next morning after the sun came out he escaped out of the window with stolen goods and presumably cheerios. >> in texas a woman had just won that kiss a kia contest we were telling you about in our last hour. people were invited to lock their lips on to that kia for 50 hours only getting to rest 10 minutes. the last one kissing would win the car. seven people were left at the end of the 50 hours today. so they entered a lottery and a
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woman from shry lank ka came out the big winner. she gets the car. the others will have to settle for concert tickets. >> finally testimony kids that interrupted dad. >> pardon me. >> just a month after the video of robert kelly and his family went viral they are getting their own show kind of. it's actually a cartoon about the misadventures of a girl, her baby brother and their dad who is a u.n. official. the character's names are different by the family has given the show a thumbs up. there's already a teaser, quote, they made me look suitably dorky. calmed the adventures of mina and jeff. any time you have a bad day look at that video. >> scramble. >> thank you paula.
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>> you were literally giggling. >> in the middle of how she closes the door. you didn't say anything. >> nothing to see here. >> plenty to see and hear with "pop news." >> we do. we do. [ cheers and applause ] it's a real -- what do you get when you combine harry styles, prince and a beaver? >> i'm afraid to ask. >> i'm staying away from that one. >> a very, very special edition of "pop news." here we go, everybody. we begin with harry styles with his new album and song coming out. it's called "sign of the times." maybe it is just that. a sign of the times. the former one direction star is opening up about his relationship with taylor swift. yes. and now it can be told. he tells "rolling stone" magazine he thinks he's the subject of not one but two of her songs. >> at least. >> that means a third is coming. >> yes, this one is called "retribution."
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style, so the song "style" right here. ♪ james dean daydream look in your eye ♪ >> you have that james dean dream look in your eyes and style, harry styles. clue. also, he believes he's the subject of "out of the woods". all right. baby we -- baby like we stood a chance two paper airplanes flying flying flying and i remember thinking are we out of the woods yet? >> why does he think it's him? >> i have no idea. [ laughter ] >> your honesty. >> he says he actually feels honored to be immortalized. in two great songs, saying, i'm lucky that -- let's try this again. i'm lucky if everything we went through helped create those songs. in writing songs about stuff like that i like tipping the hat to time together. you were celebrating the fact it was powerful and made you feel something. a decidedly mature answer from a growing superstar who seems
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poised for greatness when his new album hits may 12th. [ applause ] the full circle. at the top i said "sign of the times." >> those are two nice songs. i know other songs people don't want written about you. >> these are two beautiful songs and my dramatic reading, by the way, how was that? [ applause ] >> standing ovation. okay, number two, prince, here we go. this morning, this is your first listen to new previously unreleased music from the legendary musician. this is a song called "deliverance" recorded between 2006 and 2008. ♪ because time is so hard to deal with ♪ ♪ deliverance >> what do you think? really beautiful. "deliverance" is one of the songs, new ep.
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it will have six never before heard songs from the same time period. prince's posthumous album released friday which is the one-year anniversary of his death. ian boxle who produced it with prince and now finished this ep says he believes the music will bring comfort to prince's many, many fans. he may be gone but prince's music lives on. >> it does. [ cheers and applause ] and that brings me to the beaver. number three, the beaver. want you to take a look at this guy who doesn't give a dam about building -- yeah, you like it? he doesn't give a dam about building one. he's trying his luck as a cowhand. the little guy wandered on to a ranch in saskatchewan -- did you hear the one about the beaver on the ranch in saskatchewan. [ applause ] he seemed a little lost.
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the cows dutifully followed him for over an hour. the burly beaver just walking around the ranch. the rancher, adrienne ivey, called it a very canadian moment, whatever that means. isn't that funny? the cows literally. he would stop, the cows would stop. it was a very beautiful moment of nature. >> and it was a beautiful moment for "pop news." thank you. >> thank you. [ cheers and applause ] i'm feeling it today. >> you're feeling it. coming up here on "gma," that health headline for millions. should you be taking statins? dr. ashton is here with that. and julia roberts is "people's" most beautiful. how she scored the title and who else made the list. we're going to find out. [ applause ] "gma's morning menu" is brought to you by chick-fil-a.
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we're back now with that health headline we're back now with that health headline about statins. 39 million americans are already on the cholesterol-fighting pills. now, a new study says millions more are at risk and should be taking the drugs. our senior medical contributor dr. jennifer ashton is here with more. we're talking about from 17 million to 26 million more people? >> exactly. a big report. let me explain. basically about two professional group, u.s. preventive task force and american heart association, and their respective guidelines about who meets criteria to be eligible for a statin medication to prevent heart disease. so, again, you heard the numbers. u.s. preventive service task force using this analysis and estimates 17 million new prescriptions for statins according to the american heart association, they used broader criteria and got 26 million statin prescriptions. we have to remember heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the country and that's why it's getting so much attention. >> what are the facts to determine whether you should be on statins?
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>> both groups are using the same risk factor, age, cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking and then a calculated risk of a cardiac event over a ten-year period. so let me show you what i mean. >> okay. >> i have some people here who are helping me today. so basically, if you look at these criteria, you would be in the preventive service task force. maybe age between 40 and 75. you have a risk factor like high cholesterol and ten-year risk of a heart attack is over 10%. maybe you just have diabetes. but don't worry, you're going to make it. you might be under 40 years of age but have one risk factor and you might just have high cholesterol, these groups -- these people would be in the american heart association numbers. that's why they wound up with more people and they broadened their criteria. >> there are downsides and risks. what are those? >> risk versus benefits and take
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into account cost when you talk about a medication. when you talk about risks of statins there's a low risk of muscle ache and increased risk of diabetes development in women but we have to be clear. this is something that has to be individualized patient to patient and we have to remember statins work in other ways than just lowering that number and other things other than lifestyle could raise it. >> there are other lifestyle -- not smoking. things like that. >> 100%. and 80% of heart disease, preventible by modifying risk factors. >> you're all going to make it, by the way. >> you're going to survive. >> thank you, jen. coming up, we know julia roberts made the cut. who else is on "people's" big list? the big reveal is next. come on back. 66 n back.
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goats in pjs. you can't do better than that. your "gma" moment and right now we have to get a check a little closer to home. good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco. good news. dry for both commutes today with comfortable highs after a chilly start this morning. showers return, milder tonight and the warmest afternoons, friday, saturday, sunday. today not too bad, low 60s along the coast and san francisco. mid to upper 60s around the bay and also inland. even a 70 in san jose. tonight, we're going to have temperatures in the 50s and 80s in the highs by friday. nothing says "good morning america" like goats in pjs and >> nothing says good morning, america like goats in pjs and nothing says good morning like the world's most beautiful "people's" list, and we revealed the pretty woman on the cover, julia roberts. a great friend of our show and take a look at our favorite moments with her over the past years. did we just become best friends? >> we might have.
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>> oh, my goodness. >> last time we talked, i had the biggest smile on my face because you said we were best friends. is it still true? >> if you returned my weekly phone calls i would probably keep it moving better. >> we learned something about you a couple weeks back on jimmy kimmel. quite a mouth. you and sally field. >> let me say for the record i could have blown her away. >> do you have a favorite thing about being a parent? >> i love it all. i mean, i love it when it's easy and i love it when it's challenging and i love being able to go to bed at 8:30. >> isn't that great? what is the first thing you look at when you see somebody? >> i guess, you know, your eyes, your smile, probably your eyes. yours are twinkly. >> i'm blushing. thank you. >> and that's when you say, oh --
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so are yours. >> oh, boy. and now we're joined by "people" magazine editor in chief jess cagle. and you can see there is something about julia roberts. her fifth time on the cover. why do you keep going back to her? >> she's been famous a very, very long time and very popular, so that is in her favor but she's also a person who just keeps getting better as she matures. better looking now than she ever has been, looks great and gets better in life. if you are my age, you grew up with julia roberts, and you watched her go through a lot, and she is in this very, very happy marriage. she has three great kids, and she has carved out this really great, simple, perfect, private life for herself away from the spotlight. that's difficult to do when you are julia roberts. >> very difficult. her beauty comes from within and there are a lot of beautiful people in the magazine. beautiful couples. who is your favorite beautiful couple? >> well, you know, there are a lot.
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tom and gisele and justin and jessica a bunch. but my favorite sofia vergara and joe manganiello. >> i can vouch for that. i can vouch for that. >> i mean, look, it's like -- it's like tarzan and jessica rabbit got married. like who doesn't want to look at that? >> oh, man, that's a good analogy and our very own george stephanopoulos' wife, ali wentworth contributed to this and wrote an essay on when to do a cosmetic fix and when to say enough is enough. what was her take on that? >> you know, i wanted ali to be in the world's most beautiful issue. even though she pretends not to be beautiful as george will tell you, she is beautiful. >> very beautiful. [ applause ] >> but her take on cosmetic surgery is of course, very, very funny, and she doesn't want to do it, but she says her friends are now all passing out, you know, plastic surgeons' numbers like 10-year-olds with baseball cards.
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>> everything she does with so much humor she's serious but you get a chance to laugh as well. then you have your fabulous faces of 2017. emma stone, i see emma stone right there and janelle monae. what made you choose them? >> emma stone, obviously beautiful, incredibly talented. the best thing about emma stone is probably what hasn't happened yet. you know, only 28 years old and just this incredible talent, janelle monae, a musician, fantastic. and then all of a sudden this past year she showed what an amazing actor she is right out of the gate. >> beautiful, they all deserve it. >> you deserve it, michael strahan. >> the world's most beautiful issue of "people's" magazines on newsstands nationwide. this friday. tony hale when we come back. this friday. tony hale when we come back. nationwide. tony hale when we come back.
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good morning. i'm reggie aqui. it's 8:27. want to show you moments ago sky7 was over this giant sinkhole in residents say it's grown from just a crack in the ground in february to this huge hole we see today. it's already swallowed trees, a transformer and a power pole. engineers trying to fix this but the constant rains won't allow that ground to dry. we'll talk to meteorologist mike nicco about that in a second. first check out traffic this morning with alexis. >> that is scary, reggie. the road's looking okay right now. sun is shining. we are looking pretty good in the cash lanes.
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fast track lanes heavy at the moment. westbound 80 albany to the maze 12 minutes. 88018 minutes and 280 very heavy. reggie? >> thank
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good news in the north bay. the fog shrinking but thick around santa rosa. a quarter mile.
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partly cloudy and dry in the daylight hours. tonight rain in the north ♪ that was very nice about ali and "people" magazine. >> certainly was. >> congratulations. hi, ali. >> hi, ali. >> love you. >> all right. are you in for a treat, ladies and gentlemen? we have a very special guest this morning. you know him as julie louis-dreyfus' sidekick on "veep" and buster bluth from "arrested development" and we hope that comes back. give it up, two-time emmy award winning tony hale. [ cheers and applause ] >> oh, yes. >> hello. hello.
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>> how are you? >> good to see you. >> hi. >> whoo! what a nice crowd. >> so you're just one of those people that -- >> just a mess. >> i like to say hot bless still blessed. >> yes. >> you just make us happy. this is already the sixth season for "veep." >> sixth season. >> sixth season. [ applause ] >> sixth season and it's gotten crazier and crazier. that makeup artist lisa just gave me a shot of apple cider vinegar. i feel like i just drank salad dressing. >> she did. >> supposed to get you getting sick. >> "veep" gets crazier and crazier. >> you have to keep up with the news. >> sometimes it's on every night on cnn. but it's really fun. >> we love watching you on
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"veep" but when you're not watching yourself on tv we heard you like watching reality shows. >> oh, yes. >> which ones do you like? >> your zois got -- >> yes. >> what do you like? >> well, my daughter and i always marathon "project runway." [ cheers and applause ] ah. ah. >> she's a sweet little angel and we also love the show "chopped." >> oh, yes. [ applause ] >> "chopped" is great. >> great because we'll play games in the kitchen and she'll pick ingredients and we have a contest. >> it's really big with kids. >> "shark tank" is another one. so i love me some reyalt, guys. nothing wrong with that. >> we love it. i saw the premiere, the sixth season the other night, very funny. you guys are -- ? thank you very much. >> let's take a look. >> what is this music? >> it's brazilian music, andrew gave to me in can you please stop dancing.
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i'm framing out your face right now. >> you're using an awful lot of paint for down there. maybe use it for up here. >> let's give the people what they want. >> okay, that's really -- >> that was too much. >> way out of line. [ applause ] >> how do you do it with her? >> i actually -- i actually am the one that breaks the most. i laugh the hardest because i'm the closest so i hear the small stuff. very unprofessional and she -- i've said it before. she said, tony, you know you're not watching the show, you're in the show. i was like, yeah, but it's a funny show. it's a very funny show. >> "arrested development" is also a very funny show. [ cheers and applause ] all right. now, don't get our hopes up about a reunion. >> well, i mean it's looking good. we're all on board. we want to do it -- i want to see what happens to my sweet girlfriend liza minnelli on the show who i love so i want to
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know what happens with that story line. oh, there she is. oh, i love her. do you know what, she would take my wife out to lunch and tell her stories about her life. listen to my life. like she was raised on the mgm lot and talk about her mom and vivien leigh and we're just like keep talking. don't stop. >> did she ever sing to you? >> she did. she did. she -- was it that same day sitting in the backseat of our car and she started -- she was talking about a concert she did at radio city music hall as you do. and i didn't know her music. i said what did you sing. she said i sang the song liza with a z and she breaks it out in the backseat of my car and the best part she's done it so many times she could hear the orchestration so she'd go liza with a "z." ♪ ba da with a bam
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>> it was great. it was great. >> does your little girl have the same love of -- >> she does. >> of the bi seechlth. >> i don't know about the biz but she loves performing and she's -- you know, she's doing a play at her school. she's doing "chitty chitty bang bang" at her school and she's jemima and plays the ukulele because of that singer grace vanderwaal. she's obsessed with her and plays ukulele and just a doll. she's fun. >> she's 11. i have an 11-year-old so getting into that. >> yeah, yeah, yeah. yes. we are. >> really clutching george right now. >> get a little sassy. my favorite thing she said. i said, when you get a chance i need you to clean your room and she said, yeah, i don't think i'm going to get a chance. and i was like, well, i'm not going to find a chance to feed you. >> really weird. >> don't worry, dad. i can pick out anything and make
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anything since i watch "chopped." >> she's a sweetheart. >> how long do you see "veep" going? >> ooh. as -- my mortgage would love for it to go for as long as it wants. i don't know. i don't know. i mean these writers work incredibly hard on these story lines. and so -- what i love about the show, especially this season is it's kind of showing the life of what happens to a president after and hopefully some of the things chichi goes through didn't happen but she only got into the presidency because of her ego and then that was taken away so now she's losing her minds and she's like, i need a library and trying to stay relevant and she's a mess. my character thinks she's hilarious. >> great writing but the acting is superb, as well. >> everyone. >> comes from a lot of childhood pain. [ laughter ] >> great ensemble cast. >> we have a good time. >> you can watch "veep" sundays on hbo. [ cheers and applause ]
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>> yay. >> thank you, tony, for coming. we'll be back. brie larson talking about her new role and what s
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we've done it before and now we're at it again with makeover my man. >> i love it. i love it. >> so do you know a guy, your husband, father, brother, in desperate need of a makeover? go now to goodmorningamerica.com and tell us. and they could end up getting
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the ultimate "gma" makeover. [ cheers and applause ] back here on "good morning america," you know we love a good pun and a little play on words. sabrina is from charlotte and she has this great purse. does it hold things? >> yes, business card, word of mouth. >> isn't that good? that's funny. we love that, sabrina. guess what, we have some other friends with news. the gammy award paramour is back. "hard types." the first single from their upcoming album called "after good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco. no need for the umbrella in the daylight hours. partly cloudy conditions, temperatures in the upper 50s at the coast. upper 60s for the rest of us. rain comes in tonight through tomorrowerer
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that weather brought to you by mercedes-benz and i've got flat squat from grafton. not flat stanley. they're new. back up to robin. >> thank you. our audience is so wonderful. this one over there told me my dress was a little hiked up. thank you for that. that would have been so embarrassing. oscar kinning actress brie larson is back on the screen in the film "free fire" and chris connelly sat down to talk to her and after winning an academy ward she still has some doubt. >> reporter: "free fire" traps "room's" brie larson in a warehouse during the 1970s. >> we can't all be nice girls. >> reporter: i looked at this movie and thought she's back in a room hard to get out of. >> bigger and more people. >> reporter: arms deal between an i.r.a. rep and gun merchant goes sideways the result is a
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shoot-out with larson's justine trying to save it. >> they're fighting for power and she's the one trying to keep everything okay, as calm as she is and not going to be a mess. this is not like cool action hero moves. that's what i like about it. >> reporter: larson has been in high demand since 2016 after winning the oscar and will join "captain marvel." she feels she's only as good as her next picture, she says. >> for most of my life if i wasn't on set i was going on three or four auditions every day and if you're not working you're sitting home with anxiety because you think i'll never get another audition. i'll never make it. >> reporter: you shared with us a dream a year ago where you were talking to your 7-year-old self and you said, keep at this but it's going to be 20 years before you get any recognition for it. what is it like now to have that recognition for you? >> i feel the same. it hasn't changed how i feel about myself.
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at the end of the day like i still question if i'm a good actor. i still question if i'm doing enough -- >> you have a statue in some room in your house. >> it's kind of random, isn't it? it happened that year with those people. like, in my brand i can extrapolate it and say it's not an absolute. it's just a thing that happened one time. i think i'll always question myself. is that okay? >> come on, man. >> reporter: for "good morning america," chris connelly. abc news, los angeles. >> looks good. "free fire" hits theaters. this is my new bff. her sisters didn't behind her but she did. a big makeover better than botox. how to take ten years -- not that you need to -- ten
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he's done it before and now
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emeril is at it again and asking -- >> bam, does your mother deserve breakfast in bed? >> do you know an amazing mother because if you do -- >> we're serving up the greatest mother's day surprise yet. >> go to goodmorningamerica.com and tell us about your deserving mom because -- >> one lucky mom is going to get breakfast in bed. >> served up by emeril himself. >> this is going to be so sweet. [ cheers and applause ] >> yeah, we're excited back now with our big makeover reveal helping you drop a decade without going under the knife or using a needle. "allure" editor in chief michelle lee is here with some great tips. welcome. >> hi there. good morning. >> your beautiful spring patterns. >> same. >> thank you. >> let's talk about this concept. possible really to look a decade younger. >> absolutely. well, i think it's really about there are certain thinks people doing, the wrong hair, skin care and makeup is adding years so by making a really simple changes you can shave off ten years. >> and it's individual for every
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person but we have great tips we hope will help you. we'll start with sarah. a before look. she wanted to look younger and decided maybe adding some colorful streaks, purple, to be exact would do the trick and in fact, she thought she just looked silly. >> she didn't love it and honestly everything about the look was weighing her down. as we age bewant to remember gravity tends to pull things up. bring it back up. whole new look, whole new color. >> let's see it, sarah, come on out. oh, the hair looks great. i love that cut. hi. [ applause ] how do you like it? >> i love it. it's fun. >> it's choppy and young and fun. talk to me about the inspiration. >> a lot of what was happening with sarah was the color. we had the purple but also she had this dark one-dimensional color weighing her down so we gave her really beautiful soft highlights and also don't be
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afraid of bangs. everyone thinks of bangs as the straight ahead choppy bang but we gave her this nice, soft loose bang swept to the side and helped flatter her taste and makes her look so youthful. >> i love a bang too. [ applause ] you think the -- >> i did them a couple of weeks ago. >> clip-on bangs, is that a good idea? >> totally great. a bad clip-on bang, not so cute. >> please use caution. we'll move on to hur second gal. nadine, she wanted a makeup makeover and we got a picture of her before look so now we want to show you the new nadine. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> work it. mission nadine, i can tell -- i can tell by the way you're walking you feel really good.
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>> i feel great. >> i will tell you when we saw nadine backstage she is loving this new look and i love it too. >> i like it too. there's something -- is it the eye shadows, you're using a nonfrosted. >> nadine for one was still wearing a very black eyeliner and lining the entire eye so we switched up colors to do a more warm brown which softened the look and a took a cotton swab and winged it out in the corner to give lift and the frosted and metallic look for the eye shadow was aging her so changed it out to a warm sheen and also lip color was the big one. anything that's really about metallics and irguess leapt colors will age you so changed it out to a creamy nude and looks beautiful. >> yeah, it does, nadine. you look great. enjoy it. >> thank you. >> and then finally, we have one more. everybody meet sharon. sharon wanted some help with sun spots and academy scar, something a lot experience, visible pores. there you are before and here she is after.
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sharon. champion champion >> sharon, you got the same strut as nadine. how do you feel. >> absolutely beautiful. >> there's a couple of great tips. >> sharon was dealing with issues with her skin and i think that all of us think when we have issues with our skin we'll spackle on the foundation. it's totally the wrong way to go. have a more sheer look so what we did is used a moisturizing primer under her product especially when it comes to concealer you really want to make sure you're creating a nice canvas underneath. >> invest in a primer. >> primer, super important. especially as we get older. and then the other big thing is using a damp makeup sponge for your foundation so going to be the thing that helps you get that sheer look and not apply too much because you get all the creases later in the day. >> i want to ask about these. i think a lot are intimidated by them. seem like a strange foam egg. not that hard to use.
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>> not hard to use at all. so what you want to do, dip in the water and squeeze out the water and put foundation on the back of your hand, just dip that in and -- >> it's going to go on much lighter. >> absolutely. it's going to give you a nice air brush look. >> so really good tips here. primer and a lot have spf built in, as well. >> yeah. >> so, i want to ask you again, do you feel like we've shaved ten years off your life. >> absolutely, i definitely feel younger. >> i'm so glad. you all look incredible. >> thank you. [ cheers and applause ] no knife, no needles. just really great tips. we thank you, as always, please come back, well, the families are not miked but i want to get a shot over here really quickly. reaction to your loved ones? [ cheers and applause ] >> how many year, 15? 15? >> we're just going to throw it up a notch. >> thanks so much for coming. thanks for taking the chance and as always you deliver in a major, major way.
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>> thank you. >> the current issue of "allure" magazine is out right now. great tip, great articles. we'll be right back. businessman 2: we've gone over the numbers several times, and... businessman 1: yea, yea, yea...you know what i'm craving right now? businessman 1: (over speaker) --guacamole and bacon. audio tech: we got a craving! go go go!!! music: crashing cravings in the crave van. jack's gonna crash your crave! jack: hey guys, try my guacamole and bacon chicken sandwich with all white meat chicken, guacamole and pepperjack cheese. businessman 1: thanks jack.... wait. we're on the 18th floor. how did you get here? jack: hard work. jack vo: you crave it, we serve it. try my new guacamole and bacon chicken sandwich. music: crave van!
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good morning. it's 8:59. i'm reggie aqui. mike nicco, it is turning out to be a nice day and changes later. >> it does but after the sunsets and getting through the daylight unscathed. hi, everybody. we have one issue around santa rosa. half-mile visibility and improving and will do so rapidly. upper 50s at the coast. low to mid-60s for the bay and inland areas. rain moves in the north bay at 9:00, exits the south bay tomorrow at 9:00. we have slow spots and a crash with injuries here with a motorcycle on the 9th street onramp to southbound 101. yeah, lots of sunshine and grab the shades. reggie? >> thank you. time now for "live with kelly." we'll be back at 11:00 a.m. and
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