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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to booze day tuesday. also spanky tuesday. >> oh it is. >> if mine cooperate. >> never know. >> it's october 4th, if anybody cares. that's b"body moves" by dnc. >> we are busting. we have olivia newton-john here with a new project she's going to talk to us about. >> four-time grammar winner. >> inspiring one, especially during this part of the month.
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oh -- beth chapman with her -- oh, gosh! ? calm again ? you cry and then live on ? >> live on! >> uh-huh. another lovely song. emily blunt sits down with us along with paula hawkins who wrote "the girl on the train." new thriller out this week. i'm telling you, it's just -- >> everybody -- >> an unbelievable movie. >> can you imagine if all the people that r see that movie? everyone will want to compare. you did both and you -- >> i liked the book so much. couldn't put it down, but i loved the movie. two reasons why. emily blunt. she's amazing. >> definitely a nominated -- >> probably win the oscar. >> can you believe what's happening here? all right. champion you. champion world skier lindsey vonn has a book out opening up about living through defeat, depression and divorce and a message very uplifting, no matter what your age, how you can feel your best you.
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a beautiful girl. plus, if you've got limp locks, got everybody's attention. we've got -- [ laughter ] we've got the tools to get salon-like style. sometimes takes a little pause, sometimes. >> i do say. >> locks. >> you have impeccable timing i. try, hoda woman. >> yesterday, doing my radio show and every now and then you have -- >> a fabulous woman on every monday and wednesday on sirius radio. >> that's the one. >> ok guys i fell in love with her all over again. first of all, she's 54. look at her. flawless. came to talk about her life. one of the most, eve be though she's quiet about her private life, especially with lance armstrong and all that stuff, that time. >> and breast cancer, right? >> talked what it was like going through breast cancer and the breakup of a -- an engagement at the same time, and you look at her and you see how purposeful she is and she has to children
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myself, wow. she's one of those women that figured how to have it all in her own way. >> it takes a lot sometimes. we often learn a lot from our defeats and disappointments, if we invite them and it's a natural thing to do. embrace defeat, disappointment, and then move on. >> right. and see the joy in it. >> if you can -- count it, your trials of joy, it's amazing what happens. >> yeah. >> an incredible person. >> so "the night. you want to tell us about it? >> the last hair and makeup. >> last of the blind auditions. when everyone's filling up their teams. the teams were pretty full. now you have to be extra picky choosing people. first is a pair of sister, whitney and shannon from texas, blew the jumps away. take a look. ? inside brought me down ? ah, ah ?
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ah, ah ? ? oh, oh, oh ? well, time may make you older children get older and i'm getting older, too ? when you see my reflection in the ? snow covered hills ? down ? >> wow! >> okay. >> oh, my gosh. >> we have been choking on the set. >> i'm crying. gloriously beautiful. >> i want them to win and i don't even see the show. i want them to win. >> who do you think, i don't want to give it away, who do you think of the judges, the duo picked? and they started off by saying, they loved blake, because blake
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and loved everybody. who do you think they chose? >> i think twhoe choose blake. seem to me. >> yeah. okay. take a look. >> come on! >> me! >> alicia. >> oh, my -- >> look at alicia. look at her. >> oh -- well that's a good choice, too, and later on, the 17-year-old names natasha auditioned. let's see her. >> let the tears come out. get it out and just go have a great time out there. okay? don't put any pressure on yourself. >> i just want to do well. >> you'll be great. just having a mom who's in the entertainment industry like i want to amount to everything that she's done. you know, i want to prove to everyone that i'm a completely different person from my parents. it's very nerve-racking for me, because there's a lot of pressure. >> yeah. she's got it. >> you're doing it, sasha. >> got her game face on.
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? oh-ooh-ooh ? >> a lot of cool stuff in there. ? and why i can't help falling in love with you ? [ cheers ] >> how about -- >> shut up! >> her dad is larry bray played ten seasons in the national hockey league. a beautiful family. their own vineyard in california. >> beautiful. >> yes. >> the only one who turned, but she got -- adam got her. from the first moment. >> beautiful. >> telling you. >> speaking of awesome voices, how about miley and her dad, billy ray cyrus -- miley post add video of the two of them a
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>> for session. >> that's what i says, sheesh. ? signs met you ? only if you knew that i care ? everything goes ? >> you see her and her dad playing together. >> a song billy wrote to his best friend who passed away. nice to see them -- it's -- >> yes. >> night to see them together. both really goodsings. >> some of the best times i've had in my life at home with my musician friends just jamming. >> isn't that fun? >> love that. >> that's my favorite thing. really is. you never know who's going to pick up -- play the piano, or put together, take their guitar out, harmonize.
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do it with me next week. >> oh, yes. >> hoda is going to make her debut. >> yes. >> as a recording artist. >> yes. i'm practicing my line. singular. >> no, no. you have a big part. >> i can't wait. >> yes, you do. so, our favorite dolly parton on jimmy kimmel. just another reason -- let's just watch. >> set this up. it's important. >> all right. >> jimmy brought up hometown in tennessee put up a statue of her in front of the courthouse in florence. >> take a look. >> what doll hi to say about the statue. >> can i tell you a little story about this? >> sure, yeah. >> i loved my dad to death. he's gone now. my dad was a real country person. always drove a pickup truck. it a rifle in the back and always had a tag that said dolly parton for president. but, anyway, after my dad died, one of my brothers told me that daddy used to put a big bucket
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water in the back of his truck and late at night go down to the, to the statue and scrub all the pigeon poop off that. isn't that the sweetest thing? >> that is very cute. >> my daddy -- i know. >> ah. >> so sweet! >> only she could make that story lovable. >> all right. are you supposed to make a toast at parties? i think everybody likes -- not don't like toast like you're having for breakfast, but a toast. youow >> etiquette guide say it's time to stop that practice. >> why? >> that kind of thing, a break in a party, kills the vibe. >> you know who doesn't kill the vibe? look at the sunshine that just walked into our kitchen. >> my gosh. >> the best job in the world. we really -- >> hello, olivia. >> hello. >> how are you? >> lovely to see you, sweetie. >> lovely to see you. >> we're excited to talk to you about your new project. meantime, talking about, do you think it's okay to make toasts at events? >> or a party?
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lift or glass right now to you. >> thank you. i don't vi wine. >> olive oil will do, and just say, we wish you, godspeed and blessings for this new project of yours to live on. >> thank you. thank you so much. >> see, i think that made people happy. >> you're right. >> apparently you're not supposed to do that. >> all right. [ laughter ] >> all right. we're going to perk up your morning when you see what we are giving away. >> if she would like to. ol olivia, likey. olivia, likey. >> devoted moms know their family's mouths often need a helping hand. olivia, likey. >> devoted after brushing, listerine? total care helps prevent cavities, strengthens teeth and restores tooth enamel. it's an easy way to give listerine? total care to the total family.
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she's global entertainment icon with four grammys more than 100 million albums sold. ten number one its including this number one smash hit single from 1981. >> the year i was born.
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movie musical back in 1978 called "grease." could only be talking about the one and only olivia newton-john. hello, sweetheart. >> hello. >> we're so happy, a breath of sunshine, now the singer and actress is out with brand new music meant to inspire and heal. look here. ? you can see the rainbow in the rain ? live on ? collaborating with two fellow singers and friends on the upcoming album "live on" a take o off from your wonderful name o-live-on. sorry to hear about your sister who passed away a few years ago.
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my beautiful sister. >> you two were extremely close. >> very close to your friend david, too. after she passed away a wrote a song, for me, healing comes through you my music so i wrote a song for her and called my friend amy sky who produced another album for me, canadian songwriter, would she help me produce this song and we were discussing this, this wasn't music for grieving. there's no time then we thought of our friends, whom you love. amazing artist. >> songwriter, singer, right, and as well as hall of fame. >> oh, if you've never heard of her a crime, download her music. >> she's amazing. >> incredible. go ahead. >> so we called beth, because she'd written a wonderful song, if you've ever heard that song and asked her to join us as trio
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weren't aware of. >> she's a breast cancer survivor as well. >> breast cancer survivor. two of three of us in my new group. survivors we call ourselves. right? >> right. >> so we got together on two or three occasions when we could fit in our schedules and wrote new songs to help people through grief, healing, whatever time it takes you. but the songs are -- i'm very proud of thits record. >> you should be. it's community of care for people around the world to share from my hospital. go to onj cancer center dot org they can share the song. >> and right in your backyard? >> malibu? >> we live outside of town. we live outside of l.a., but we have horses and chickens and dogs and cats. >> of course you do. we would be disappointed if she didn't. wouldn't we? we want the organic you.
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on on the internet last month about "grease." did you hear about this? >> i did. >> okay. did you hear about this? >> that she was -- >> it's hilarious. >> it wasn't funny at the time, but maybe it was to you. >> what was the theory? >> being batsted about? >> some theory i really died in the beginning and at the end going back to heaven, something like that. something crazy and hilarious. i thought, kind of great they're still talking about the movie, but i tht, were the first movie ever -- and we looked pretty good for zombies. >> you are going to heaven. which hoda and i call poughkeepsie. but -- the nice girl turned to be the bad girl and the bad girl did go off to a different kind of heaven known as poughkeepsie. for our viewers. >> there's truth to that. another word for -- you can say sex. no -- not just anytime. >> i'd never heard that.
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thought it was reg letter. >> the big o. even jerry goes -- "it's the big o." jerry knows and hoda doesn't. >> wait. real quick. vegas is still -- >> yes. i'm glad -- >> i wanted her 0 breathe. >> i mean, las vegas at the flamingo another month this year and maybe longer? >> i don't know what's going to happen, but i'm having great fun. >> meantime, everybody, got to listen to this. >> love you. >> all right. >> thank you so much. >> good to see you. >> we love you. >> glad i'm here. >> yes. >> certainly. >> we're glad we're all here. never happy with your hair? we're go to liven up those locks
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>> izzy, you look great, girl. >> all right. >> let's move it on down to olivia. olivia wants that crimpy sigh. >> olivia found inspiration in kathie lee. >> yes, she did. >> a slightly modern take on the crimp. a nice, deep wave. a fun party hair. >> hold it and move it down. >> yes, just until you feel a little white steam come up. just from atl >> that's not damaging the hair? >> no. as long as you're using good heat protection underneath the section. >> spray it with something? >> right. alities light mayor spray, heat protector. >> let it set and later moosh it up? >> exactly. make sure to leave it on long enough that it cools off. >> now, how long does this last? >> oh, this will last until she wets her hair again. >> what? >> assuming that the right
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>> thank you. >> for days. >> just freshen it up. >> is this ellie? ellie is here. hello, ellie. >> trying to create curl with a flat iron? it's crazy. >> yes, flat iron finger wave, a little more of a fashion-forward look. >> what do you do? >> holding it and twirling it? >> i'm just pushing the waves in and tapping the iron to set them. >> look what he's doing. >> getting a little -- >> we don't even -- >> it's a vintage-ee look. you, right? you can't do that on your own? >> i know plenty of girls who taught them do this themselves. it takes a little tie torial. >> tutorial. >> great job. ellie, you look ex-lengths. >> thank you. >> and you're welcome. >> make him finish you, you guys. >> don't have to go home looking crazy. >> and a blockbuster thriller,
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just last year you couldn't sit on the beach, ride the train or relax ton a park bench pout seeing somebody reading "the girl on the train." >> a runaway best-seller, 15 million copies sold worldwide and now, if you haven't heard, it's been tur >> if you've been living under a rock. >> emily blunt stars as a deeply troubled woman whose life spirals out of control and down a very dangerous path. >> we tried everything and nothing worked, and it just absolutely -- just broke -- my -- my heart, and -- i got
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t then -- >> why are you really here, rachel? >> because i'm so afraid of myself. >> gosh. >> so, wow. >> what a movie. >> we can't take it! emily is here along with best-selling author paula hawkins. ladies, welcome. >> wow. have you guys had a major, major hit >> this is major. >> i, my gosh. >> this is crazy. reviews, already crazy. >> a lot at stake, because the book, paula, you know, was just received so incredibly well and now, no yo. >> paula's like -- >> thank you. we heard that. >> i love that -- >> and -- >> why do you love? >> she's so authentic. i love that embarrassment
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think about it, baby. >> opening soon, and how are you feeling about the final product? you've seen the movie. >> very excited. >> yeah. >> really excited and proud of it, and, you know -- it's dark. it's that underbelly of domestic life and it's just -- people relate to it. >> and not easy to play, honestly. >> how did you prepare for that part of the role? >> i -- i researched it in various different ways from reading books. i have friends who are recovering and watched a lot of documentaries. the documentaries helpful, physically and mentally to thaunds and capture is was more of the challenge. >> at the time, you were pregnant. right? >> i was. >> and -- >> freshly. >> no one knew. >> freshly. [ laughter ] >> did the emotions you were feeling help you when you were -- acting? >> no. i mean, maybe. >> yeah. >> maybe i was in more of a fragile state of mind. i don't know. >> yet you're playing a woman, most people know, the basic story, is broken hearted falls
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>> but cannot -- >> i've never done two films where i play somebody that cannot have a child and -- just a trait. >> paula, when -- this must have been a big thing. you're handing your baby over basically to the movie world. >> yes. >> were you anxious about it? >> i was quite relaxed about it actually at the beginning. when it was first optioned i thought nothing would happen. lots of things get optioned but when it was goi ahead then i became your m nervous, but i met with the director in london and we had a quick chat over a drink and he -- when he spoke about it, i could tell he embraced the darkness, the characterization, the trail and i thought, fine. i'm happy. >> they said emily would be the star. >> i was delighted. delighted, of course, yes. >> emily, we've soend the air, the meryl streep of our generation. >> no. >> yes, we said that.
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>> just freshly. >> you morphed into your character in a way that very few people -- you forget it's you. >> oh, thank you. >> a lot of people, there's so and so playing that. with you, it's different. >> i very much appreciate that and feel very uncomfortable with that. >> you're british. >> well, ladies, we're so excited. >> yes. it's extraordinary, and -- "the girl on the train" from our sister company universal opens this friday. >> definitely oscar >> see what's happening. >> sorry. i'm freshly saying it. and lindsey vonn starts a new chapter in her career and reveal what's she wants every woman i had that dream again -- that i was on the icelandic game show. and everyone knows me for discounts, like safe driver and paperless billing. but nobody knows the box behind the discounts. oh, it's like my father always told me -- "put that down. that's expensive." of course i save people an average of nearly $600, but who's gonna save me? [ voice breaking ] and that's when i realized...
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one of the top athletes in the world. olympic gold medal winning ridden ups and downs in personal and professional life. >> those highs and lows made lindsey vonn a stronger woman now than she ever was and now lindsey wants to help you find your inner strength with her new book called "strong is the if you beautiful: embrace your natural beauty. eat clean and harness your power" and whatever you do. >> don't call this a memoir because it's not. >> no way. >> it's not. >> thank you, guys. >> first of all -- can i have your voices, like -- >> yes. >> follow your -- say it over and over and over again. it isses einteresting because y life has gone up and down and in a very public way you were able to see that. and you felt like you've grown a lot through that pain? >> i have. yeah. i was married, divorced, dating tiger. i had many, many injuries.
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and throughout all of it, i always found my strength on the mountain but i wasn't really always confident in myself off the slopes. so i feel like especially in the last three, four years i've really found myself and you know, always experimenting with what i eat and how i work out and i finally feel like i'm confident and i -- am healthy and -- everything is just working out really well. i find of wanted to share with everyone my experiences and what's worked for me, what hasn't and can enjoy working out and eating healthy like i do. >> would you say, each person is a completely unique individual. what works for you will work for everyone? >> no. that's the opposite of what i'm saying. i'm saying everyone should like going to the gym. i mean, it's hard for me to say that. >> how do you do that? >> yeah. not very many people like going to the gym. i feel that's because you haven't tried different things. so i pretty much give you a menu and you can pick and choose and go there and experiment and find
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the gym, because that will make you happier, make you stronger, that will make you more confident. >> results will, right? >> sure. we said about the physical thingsance feeling stronger, working out, eating right, that's part of your life. the other part of your life you were sorting out is more of the personal stuff. making choices that you right for you when it comes to somebody you're dating. what changes have you made in that arena of your life? >> i don't know. i'm still working on that part. but i just feel like i'm a more confident person these days and people. >> yes. >> and different energy, and i don't know. still a work in progress, but i feel like -- >> you say you attract what's in you. that's really true. you feel broken you attract broken people. you feel strong, you attract strong. is it time to start training again? what is happening? >> hello! >> yes. >> dating world or on the mountain? >> the mountain!
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okay? [ laughter ] >> no. of course, just come back from chile. >> yes, down with the u.s. men and norwegian men's team. it was fun. i had a great time. i like training with guys because they push me, to ski faster, be a better skier, and that's pretty fast. >> and the only woman up there with all of those hunks? >> only one. >> of course you were. >> tell us -- >> if you're not a big workout person and all of what is someone going to take away from your book that might help average joes make, you know, themselves better? >> what i hope they do is just experiment. like i said. and hopefully find something in my book they enjoy doing, and that keeps them more active, and also you know, with all of the stuff i talk about with food. about knowing what you're eating, and what it feeds your body and i feel like that information will hopefully help you make a better choice. >> do you think you're ever going to like the red carpet?
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think -- i feel really confident when i'm all glammed up. i feel like it's my alter ego, but i feel like red carpets are not where i struggle with confidence. it's if i get off, get home, take my makeup off. >> like a regular person. >> you speak with great honesty and candor and it will help a lot of people. >> you're so lovable. >> thank you. >> you're the best. >> great to see you. >> buy the book. it's called "strong is the new we hope you're runghungry.
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it's called the most important meal of the day but a also the most skipped meal of the day. >> wanting breck fest to get what it serves.
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pronounce it right. >> you did. >> sharing straight from the pages of his new book called "big, bad breakfast: the most important book of the day", and selling like cupcakes, pardon the pun. >> it is. it is. >> good. let's say some more. >> going so great. i cannot tell you. so fantastic to be here. i love to be in new york, and this is a perfect sort of, right this part of the morning dish to do because it's a great clearinghouse. what are we making? >> the one we're making today is called our low country skillet scramble. so it's basically all of the ingredients from a south carolina sort of low country shrimp boil. so you've got potatoes, green onions, corn. >> olive oil. >> sausage. >> peppers. >> scramble and egg. >> and some sort of sausage. >> yes. what we start with and don't
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clarified butter, take out the butter solids, what burns first. makes your butter turn bitter and black. so you melt it slowly. and the butter solids drop to the bottom. and it will, butter will clear out and you skim the butter fat off the top. you can cook at a much higher temperature without the threat of burning. >> okay. >> then a couple things you can do for this particular dish to make a ahead. we do po ttatoes, turn into a hash. boil them at low temperature, nice and tender, get them out, put in ice water to stop cooking and take those, once they've cooled and drain them off with a, a little bit of onion and bacon fat. we love to make use of our -- >> yes. bacon fat, boy! >> making a hash brown there. >> exactly what it is. a little salt and pepper. >> hmm, so good. >> and the other thing you can do ahead's you can just put he's
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temperature a couple hours because you're going to heat them back up again. >> look at you cooking corn. >> amazing. you're not taking my job. >> so, don't worry. >> take just a little bit of corn kernels and a little olive oil and you just want to coat those. >> okay. >> until, you know, they're -- >> okay. >> coated with oil. pop them in an oven at about -- >> those kernels? >> yep. >> this is them when done here. right? >> correct. >> now what? >> so now you get to the part whole dish together. start with a little onion and garlic. in a pan. >> shrimp. >> going with the shrimp and ondoey. the thing i spend so much time talking to my chefs about cooking shrimp just perfectly. e really want shrimp to just turn pink on the outside. >> and then flip t. yeah. and get them -- >> chewy and then nasty otherwise. so want those cooked. come in with your, with your po
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>> and then -- >> down here? >> correct. >> what you -- >> shall we taste it? is it time? >> we are. >> where are the eggs? just in there. >> the eggs go in at the very end. put in all your tomato. >> the corn. >> that's foreicorn for hoda. >> correct. >> all right. get after it. >> i'm going for the drink. >> of course you are. >> we heard about you. >> uh-huh. >> so -- trying to get a bite of everything. that's the trouble. can't do it in the time -- >> oh, my gosh. >> you actually eat a breakfast. don't you? >> uh-huh. took me there. >> right. >> in mississippi. >> that is delicious. >> thank you so much. >> that is so good. >> these recipes head to today.com/food. >> something else going for you in the morning. >> it will curie. >> we're going to give it away. first, this is "today" on nbc, stick around.
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