tv Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC December 14, 2015 10:35pm-11:37pm CST
here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome. i'm jimmy. i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching. thanks to all of you for coming. excuse me. the streets are closed for blocks around. i'm dying. i've had a -- i've had a cough for like 19 days now. here, let me cough on you guys. excuse me. this is so unprofessional. i really apologize. especially on "star wars" night should not be happening.
our neighborhood. you can see all the storm troopers flooding the streets tonight. the world premiere of "star wars: the force awakens." the stars are starting to arrive. i saw chewbacca at dry bar this afternoon getting a blowout. his hair was perfect. it's crazy out there. let's go live now to hollywood boulevard where guillermo is -- oh, look. [ cheers and applause ] guillermo is dressed as r dos d dos? >> rtoritos! >> jimmy: you're a big star wars fan? >> guillermo: not really. >> jimmy: look, behind you there's bb8 going down the red carpet. >> guillermo: wow, that's great, jimmy. >> jimmy: grab him and throw him into the crowd. >> guillermo: you sure? >> jimmy: no, i'm not slur.
going on right now, what's happening? >> guillermo: we're here at the world premiere of star --? i know that part, yeah. >> guillermo: we're here with all the fans from the movie. >> jimmy: what are the name of the guys in white standing right in front of you? >> guillermo: uh -- what are your names, guys? >> jimmy: no, i don't want their when do you know what they're called, the group of guys? >> guillermo: star troopers. >> jimmy: you can see we really sent the right guy out to the red carpet. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: so i know there are a lot of fans out there in the stands in costume. and i was thinking maybe it would be fun if you found the best 1s 1sones and we have a costume contest. >> guillermo: sure. >> jimmy: not right now, we'll check back with you. you find them and may the force be with you, guillermo.
[ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: unless you've been living under a rock you know "star wars" comes out everywhere on friday although they've been running a big ad campaign under rocks. so even those people who live under them know about it. "star wars" is everywhere. they're predicting the film could gross more than $2 billion. the united states just promised $800 million as part of the press agreement to fight climate change. which means we're spending more than twice as much to see "star wars," as wear to save the actual world. fans have been camped outside for weeks. to see the first screening of the film. they're saying it could be the biggest and worst-smelling hollywood premiere of all-time. imagine 300 "star wars" fans who haven't bathed in days crammed into a windowless theater. this is why darth vader breathes through a filter. between black friday and "star
the sidewalk over a three-week period ever this year. the product tie-ins are unprecedented. for instance, these are "star wars" apples. i don't know what makes them "star wars" apples other than they have "star wars" on the bag. but they are. these are "star wars" cheese-its. this is "star wars" soup. this is what darth vader would make when he had luke for the weekend. this is "star wars" go gurt. it glows in the dark? does this glow in the dark? it would make for a terrifying visit to the bathroom in the middle of the night. they even have "star wars" coffee mate, a limited edition of coffee mate. it's like "star wars" meets starbucks. what is with -- it's crazy. does anyone even eat in the "star wars" movies?
jabba the hutt ate a frog. that's about it. "star wars" apples. kids really are dumb, that's the message there. sorry, i didn't realize there were kids in the audience. one of the stars of "the force awakens," his face was on go gurt, the great actor oscar isaac is with us. [ cheers and applause ] the most famous ballerina in all the land missy copeland is here with us. [ cheers and applause ] from jeff lynne's elo. donald trump is going to be here. today donald trump as promised releemsed a statement from his doctor about his health. he told us that his medical records would show "perfection." and what do you know. they did. this is the statement that was released today from dr. harold bornstein. to whom it may concern i have been the personal fit for donald trump, blah, blah, blah. please report he has no significant mental problems. he said trump's "physical strength and stamina" are
and his blood pressure is "astonishingly excellent." and he finishes by saying, if elected mr. trump i could state unquestion ofcally will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency. how can he say that? has he examined all the other presidents? this is like a medical evaluation of kim jong-un. there you go even donald trump's health is better than everyone else's. you know, in iowa donald trump is now -- now trails ted cruz by 10 points. but he still leads in the new national poll. these two, ted cruz and donald trump, have been going back and forth. ted cruz has so far been careful not to say anything about donald trump. but some audio was released last week of cruz questioning trump's judgment at a private fund raiser. donald did not like that and on "fox news sunday" he said ted cruz acts like a little bit of a mine yak. that isn't the pot calling the kettle black and then demanding to see its birth certificate i
trump was on a lot of the shows this weekend. he sat down with chris wallace, he defended his plan to ban muslims from entering the country and cleared some things up. >> you say this is going to be temporary until we figure out in your words quote what the hell is going on? >> it's temporary. they've got to help us -- >> you call our leaders in washington losers. >> i didn't say losers, i said they're stupid. >> okay. >> okay? >> jimmy: glad he cleared that up. diplomacy is about nuance, really. today was the busiest day of the year for the u.s. postal service. remember them? today's the day you walk in the post office and they go, well, well, well. look who's back. oh, you need priority mail? we'll get right on that. the post office is expected to ship about 600 million pieces of mail today alone. they ship an estimated 15.5 billion pieces of mail over the holidays. mail men work very hard this time of year delivering cards and catalogs. 99% of which we throw out
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>> jimmy: welcome back. oscar isaac, misty copeland, music from elo. the premiere of "star wars" is happening tonight, three theaters, a crock the street and next door, a number of fans showed up in costume. let's go out to guillermo. how's it going out there? >> guillermo: it's great, jimmy. >> jimmy: have you seen anything interesting since we left you? >> guillermo: a lot of people i'm going to show to you right now. >> jimmy: i asked gee conveyor mow to find the best costumes. we're going to give a prize to whoever has the best one. introduce us to your first costumed contestant. look at your arms. oh, all right. hey, where'd you get the jacket? >> that's top secret. >> jimmy: okay. what is your name? >> brandon jackson. >> jimmy: and did you make that jacket yourself? or that is something you could purchase? >> once again, that's top secret.
he will not win. all right, let's meet our next costumed contestant, guillermo. the next costumed contestant is? that's a pretty good looking outfit you have there. >> thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: you fashioned that yourself? >> yes. except for the staff. my friend gregor helped me out and it's awesome. >> jimmy: it's good to have a friend gregor, sthit?isn't it? >> jimmy: yes. >> maybe you'll get him the "e" for christmas. what is the name of your character? >> this is rey. >> jimmy: the star of the movie we think? >> yes. >> jimmy: although we don't know for sure. >> we will soon. >> jimmy: look at those scary guy in the background making phone calls. who else do we have there, guillermo? who else is in costume for our contest? >> hey, what's up? >> jimmy: wow. [ cheers and applause ] do you have like a garbage truck
and you put a vest on? or did you make that outfit? >> i made this outfit. >> jimmy: you did, sewed it yourself? >> with help from my shop. >> jimmy: what kind of shop do you have? >> props and costumes. >> jimmy: you make props and companies tunes so this is perfect for you. >> part of a club, we make our own costumes and we volunteer. >> jimmy: does everyone dress as a fighter pilot? >> there's a whole group of us. >> jimmy: there's a whole group? >> oh, yeah. >> jimmy: i wonder why they picked you specifically to be in the contest. >> it's the beard. >> jimmy: probably the beard, all right. all right, guillermo. do we have any more? any more contestants? ible we have 1 more contestant here. our friendly neighborhood spider-man. spider-man, are those chippers gloves you're wearing? >> yay clippers! >> jimmy: spider-man, i hope you don't take offense but you ar complete disaster. >> ha ha! >> jimmy: tuck in your mask or
>> i got no wardrobe department. >> jimmy: all right. we'll get you one, all right. let's look at contestants and make a determination. i don't think there's much question about it. i think the winner is our x wing fighter pilot. [ cheers and applause ] let's give him his prizes. very good prizes. cheese its, go gurt, et cetera. enjoy. have fun, guys. >> thank you! >> jimmy: thank you, guillermo. >> thank you, man. >> jimmy: this movie "star wars," probably the most-anticipated film of the decade. every prominent reviewer in the world has been trying to see it to post the first for you. only one review can be first and tonight with his exclusive take on "the force awakens" here's our friend yehya talking about the movie. >> hi, i'm talk about the movie
"star war," that -- force -- warness. you know "star war" is like good movie. talk about the people, the moon, come to the ground, dress like rabbit, people fight with the rabbit, one blue. this "star war," i got gigi abraham the director, very nice guy. i got all the guy, the one like 30 year ago, markhamison. i got the black guy, you know this guy, american-african, i got picture of them. then i got the harrison fork. he don't like take picture. he said no. take picture, like four time. helped, man, take the picture, leave me alone. >> it's true. all of it.
he look to me like all the people. the stone and come like this and this and this. for harrison ford, it's behind his back almost, called shoeraxer. arrgggh! like he's mad. also the guy is like silver. gold i mean. i got picture with him too. c-3. like robbit machine, i don't know. the guy in "star war," the green guy, the shorter guy, yogur or something, good actor, he's short, green. his ear up like this. the move why is very, very, very good. "star war" have a lot of robot, have a lot of machine. people will run, gold, silver,
"star war." go watch the movie, good luck. like the guy monkey, arrggghhh! he's the one behind harrison ford. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank you, yehya. tonight music from elo, ballerina misty copeland is here. be right back with oscar isaac, stick around. >> dicky: portions of "jimmy kimmel live" are brought to you by kohl's.lping you fall asleep and stay asleep so your body can heal as you rest. advil pm. for a healing night's sleep. innovative sonicare technology with up to 27% more brush movements versus oral b. get healthier gums in 2 weeks guaranteed. innovation and you. philips sonicare save when you buy the most loved
[ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: tonight the principal dancer from the american ballet theater misty copeland is here. misty is the one who taught guillermo and i to dance. then one of the great bands of our youth, this is their latest album, called "alone in the universe," jeff lynne's elo from the samsung outdoor stage. tomorrow night john krasinski will be here. we have an annual holiday prank war, and unfortunately for me, this year it continued. he pulled three different pranks on me this year. we'll show that tomorrow. from espn chris fowler and kirk herbstreit will be with us, we'll have music from seal, and later this week ryan seacrest, giada de laurentis, gary clark jr., r. kelly and on wednesday night, donald trump will be here. allah willing. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: after this week, our
known to a generation of kids as "that guy who sang in the coen brothers movie," he plays x-wing fighter pilot poe dameron in "star wars: the force awakens" it opens in theaters everywhere friday, please welcome oscar isaac. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: very good to have you here and to meet you, i'm a big fan of yours and i'm excited. are you excited that you're in "star wars"? >> yeah, yeah, pretty excited, man. >> jimmy: you never know, you're a real serious actor. maybe you think, well, yeah, sure, it's a big thing. >> no, i'm very excited. very, very excited. last night me and my family walked along the tents, the four blocks right out here. and we even stopped in front of the line of people that are waiting already. just kind of hung out. >> jimmy: you know that's the
able to do that without getting swarmed by people? >> yeah, that's true. >> jimmy: how many family members do you have out here? >> about 15, i think. >> jimmy: 15? >> we did a guatemala style, all in one car. yeah, they're here. >> jimmy: are they all coming to the premiere? >> they're right here. >> jimmy: they're here in the audience? >> yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: oh, wonderful. hi, family. [ cheers and applause
] is your uncle -- >> i brought my own guillermo. >> jimmy: that's nice of you to provide one. your uncle guillermo who is actually in the movie. how did this happen? >> that's the -- he, yes. huge, huge star wars fan. i think the thing with star wars, the other generations pass it on to the younger ones. >> jimmy: yes. >> love that obsession. so he definitely did that for us, me and my brother and my cousins. so when i was cast i told him. he almost passed out. he couldn't believe it.
>> and i told j.j. sxul all about him. he even made a figure. like an action figure of me the day after i got cast. in the packaging with like a story behind it. >> jimmy: your uncle? or j.j.? >> my uncle did that. >> jimmy: you have an uncle who makes action figures? >> yeah, yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: that's pretty good. >> yeah, yeah. i brought him to set and j.j. said, do you want to be in the movie? and helped, oh my god, yeah, are you serious? they got him in costume, they put him in the movie. >> jimmy: this is an exclusive. i think this is the first ever seen photograph of -- that's your uncle right there. [ cheers and applause ] wow, he's not going to be able to walk around either. he has a more prominent part than luke skywalker does in the film. that's exciting. how did you find out -- how did they contact you in the first place?
>> i got a call that gigi abraham wanted to meet with me. so he was in paris. and they said, we don't know for what. even though i know he was doing star wars. i flew to paris. i met him in an office with larry kaz dan, kathy kennedy, they talked me through the story. later that night we met in a cafe in paris. and i said, is there any way i can read anything of the script? because they weren't doing that. they said all right. he handed he his iphone. i was sitting at midnight in this parisian cafe reading "star wars episode 7" in front of j.j. >> jimmy: on his phone. >> he sat there looking at me. i just went really quickly. it's great, great, really good. really -- yeah. yeah. very good. >> jimmy: that was the deal sealed then? you knew you had the part? >> no, i went back home. we kept talking. the part evolved a bit. and then a couple weeks later i went to london and read with
and that night they called me and gave me the part. >> jimmy: wow. and at that time -- are you able to tell anybody? >> yeah, they say you can't tell anyone. >> jimmy: right. how long did you have to keep that quiet? >> i was supposed to keep it quiet till now. yeah. >> jimmy: oh. >> yeah. >> jimmy: you did not listen? >> no, i told them yes very quickly. i told them that night. >> jimmy: it was that night? >> that night i skyped them. >> jimmy: you have to give give your uncle time to get the action figure ready. >> exactly. >> jimmy: now i mentioned the go gurt before. there you are. >> i haven't seen the actual thing. >> jimmy: it's an actor's dream to be on go gurt. it does seem like food of the future for sure. >> you can suck yogurt from my head. >> jimmy: that's a great pickup like by the way. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: oh, stop it. have you seen it? i don't think your uncle made
this is the poe damron -- what can you tell us about poe? >> he doesn't quite look so much like a cross between benicio del toro and sloth from "the gone goonies." >> jimmy: looks a little more like you? can you tell us anything he does in the movie or anything about his character? >> he's a pilot for the resistance. he believes in the force. he's committed to the resistance. he's their most daring pilot. he's very eager to prove -- >> jimmy: what kind of name is poe damron? >> it's a great star wars name. >> jimmy: it is a good star wars name. did you know that was your name? >> there's a morgan damron who's j.j.'s assistant. >> jimmy: j.j. named your character after his assistant? >> the damron part, yeah. >> jimmy: wow. that's better than a raise. >> yeah. [ laughter ] >> and she has a little moment in the movie. >> jimmy: not as big as your uncle's.
yeah, every time we pass each other, we're like, damron. damron. >> jimmy: we're going to take a break. oscar isaac! "star wars: the force awakens" opens in theaters on friday. we'll be right back. [ cheers and applause ] star light star bright, the first star i see tonight i wish i may, i wish i might, have the wish i wish tonight wishes do come true. the lincoln wish list event is on. right now get exceptional offers on the entire lincoln family. for a limited time sign and drive off in a new 2016 lincoln mkx for $489 a month with zero due at signing.
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questions about what happens? >> yes. >> jimmy: are you looking forward to the movie opening so they stop asking you questions? >> i am, we can talk about other things now. >> jimmy: actually it might be the other way. now there might be more questions. >> yeah. >> jimmy: it's not like people ever really stop talking about "star wars." >> true. they'll ask me about trusters and buttons in the cockpit. >> jimmy: you know about that stuff? >> yeah, yeah, i do, actually. >> jimmy: good, all right. >> the day i got to set they had a blueprint of the cockpit with like a numerical sequence for how to start up the x wing and which buttons have been used in other movies. those buttons were already assigned to other things. and which buttons were free for my imagination to work. >> jimmy: you decide which buttons. >> i did a lot of this one up here. >> jimmy: take a look at this. i want to show you this from 1977. this is the original "star wars" film opened in the same theater that you're going to tonight to see the premiere, the chinese theater across the street. you see people are pretty
though the movie hadn't come out yet. >> that's crazy. >> jimmy: it is really a crazy thing to be a part of. >> it really is. >> jimmy: you were a musician before you started acting? >> yeah, i was in south florida, that's what i was doing. >> jimmy: in a ska band? >> in a few, yeah. >> jimmy: what were the names of the bands? >> petrified frogs. there was closet heterosexuals. yeah. >> jimmy: were they successful? >> the worms. >> jimmy: the worms? >> yeah, the worms. >> jimmy: worms is a good name. >> the blinky underdogs as well, who happened to open. >> jimmy: you opened for our announcer dicky barrett and his mighty mighty bosstones. [ cheers and applause ] >> opened is a little bit of a stretch. >> jimmy: why? >> because we played at a -- on a stage in a festival probably like five hours before them. >> jimmy: oh. >> but on the resume -- i don't know who opened for who, really.
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[ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: still to come, music from elo. our next guest has more talent in her ten powerful toes than most of us have in our 11 or even 12 toes. she is the principal dancer of the american ballet theatre. you can see her through december 20th in "the nutcracker" at the segerstrom center in orange county and she's the subject of the documentary "a ballerina's tale," please say hello to misty copeland.
>> jimmy: good to have you here in l.a. you're from l.a. >> it's nice to be home. >> jimmy: you've found great success in new york so people assume that's where you're from. you're from san pedro. >> i am. >> jimmy: aren't they naming an area aiv after you there? >> it's so weird. yeah. >> jimmy: what are they naming? a square or something? >> a square. down the street from where my oldest sister lives. they're painting this mural with like three massive mist whys iveive misties on the side of a building and i feel so bad for her. >> jimmy: why? >> she gets to look at that every day. >> jimmy: i bet she'll be happy to look at it every day. i'm going to do a quick summary. you started out -- you're not an upper or admit-class kid, you were disadvantaged, you did not start dancing until you were 13 years old which a apparently is very late for ballet. you started dancing and you won
now you've become the principal dancer at the american ballet theater. [ cheers and applause ] which is a big, big deal. not only is that a big deal you're the first female african-american principal danceer dancer [ eers and applause ] >> jimmy: and you've inspired many, many young girls to get into ballet dancing. and on top of it really brought a lot of attention to the art form, which was really kind of fading? is it true, is it correct to say you've saved ballet? >> i would not say that. you can say that. >> jimmy: do you feel like -- guillermo and i saved ballet, when we danced with you back in brooklyn? >> something like that. or scared it. >> jimmy: were we better or worse than you thought we were going to be dancing-wise? >> a combination. you know, guillermo's commitment was -- interesting.
>> your natural physique, which i've told you, really surprised me. >> jimmy: in a good way? >> in a good way. >> jimmy: yes, yes. >> all the dancers at abt who watched the segment, they were so impressed with your legs. >> really? see that, guillermo, everyone was impressed with my legs. >> guillermo: can i tell her something? you don't have to lie to him, you can come back to the show any time. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: he's been working on that one since october. we have a clip. let's look at what we did together. >> we're going to start with the very first step that the swans do in the second act. five, six, seven, eight -- you have to move so he doesn't crush you. i'm extremely nervous about this performance for them. my hope is that they don't fall and hurt themselves. okay, i don't think we're going to get any farther with that stuff. >> i think we're ready to dance.
for dinner. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: so we finished with a big dance number. and i have to tell you, when we did dance and all of a sudden it went from funny to me being nervous, i was nervous i was going to trample one of the dancers. does that happen? are there accidents? i know there are injuries. are there collisions and whatnot? >> yeah, i mean, that's the amazing thing about live theater. is that you're going to get whatever is happening in the moment. and whatever the audience is feeding you, you're going to react to that as well. but yes. >> jimmy: you've seen it happen? >> i've been a part of it many times and i've seen it happen. i think it's one of my favorite things about live theater is seeing those things happen. >> jimmy: is there one in particular that stands out to you? >> yes. there was one moment in the ballet, human variations, a
american ballet theater, you would know. >> jimmy: you don't have to tell me, yes. >> i was with another soloist couple, we were doing these turns towards each other, me and another girl. we were dipped by our partners and our tiaras got stuck together. we literally had to be pulled apart. we were center stage. and the principal couple was coming forward. we were like, oh my god, oh my god! >> jimmy: like elk fighting in the woods, wow. that's pretty crazy. and does the audience laugh? or do people get angry? what was going on. you try your best to make it look graceful and like it's supposed to be happening. you just keep a smile on your face. >> jimmy: are you graceful in everything? brushing your teeth? is it just a beautiful thing? >> no, no. i'm very clumsy i would say. >> jimmy: you are very clumsy, really? >> yeah. >> jimmy: are you very flexible, though, yes? >> yeah, that too. maybe that's why i'm so clumsy.
or sit a combination of working on it too? >> it's a combination. i think that's why ballet was so easy for me is that my body was very loose and flexible. and i think i must have been about 7 years old when i realized how flexible i was. i remember i woke up -- i'd never danced before. i had no training. i woke up one morning stretching my arms. and they weren't all the way over. i was holding my hands. i remember thinking, what just happened? i woke my mom up, look what i can do, look what i can do? she's like, that's weird. >> jimmy: this is like how spider-man got started. >> years later i think being a swan in "swan lake," having flexible shoulders helps. >> jimmy: can you still do that thing? >> i've never done it before -- yes, i can still do it. >> jimmy: you can, okay. will you do it? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: wow.
[ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: who knew that would come in handy? do you feel like you would be great at any kind of dancing? like were you involved in ballroom dancing or some other kind? >> i was always really drawn to music and movement. i don't know if i would have been this natural at every time of movement. but i think that athletics just run in my family. like we're all pretty natural with movement and athletics. like my cavs, all of the copelands have them. we call them the copeland calves. >> jimmy: thank goodness for the copeland calves. you're doing a limited run performance here in san pedro, in that area in orange county? >> american ballet theater, yes. >> jimmy: the documentary is very, very interesting. misty copeland, everybody. "the nutcracker" runs through december 20th.
theaters and on amazon and itunes. thank you for coming, misty. be right back with jeff lynne's elo! >> announcer: the jimmy kimmel live concert series is presented by samsung. tomorrow night, don't miss the "jimmy kimmel live" music stream on yahoo presented by mastercard featuring an exclusive concert from seal. go to yahoo.com/jimmykimmellive
see it all. >> dicky: the "jimmy kimmel live" concert series is presented by samsung. >> jimmy: i'd like to thank oscar isaac, misty copeland and apologize to matt damon we ran out of time. "nightline" is next but first this is their album "alone in the universe", here with the song "when i was a boy," jeff lynne's elo! when i was a boy
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