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good morning, america. breaking overnight, deadly shooting. >> the gun was strapped to him. heas ready to go. >> the chase to stop the four killed. more than a dozen injured. what we're learning this morning about the gunman and the hero cop who brought him down. fireworks at the gop debate. >> this guy's a choke artist. >> donald trump targeted from all sides. >> if he builds the wall the way he belt trump tower he'll be using ill immigrant labor to do it. >> rubio rune looking to make it a two-manace overnight. is it too little too late with super tuesdays away? marco rubio joins us this morning. a bombshell in court. the shocking video that erin andrews never wanted anyone to see played in court for the jury. the "dancing with the stars" host in tears as she gets set to testify in that $75 million trial. and get ready for gold. it's almost time foror oscar and
>> i'm only here cause ellen didn't want to do the show. >> what will he say about the oscar controversy and who will take home the biggest awards of night. will leo dicaprio and sylvester stallone finally win? we are on the red carpet this morning and inside the theater with behind-the-scenes secrets fromomhollywood'ss biggest night only on "gma." and good morning, america. we have a lot of news overnight and we'll get to all that. plus, all that excitement building around the oscars. robin and lara out in l.a. ready for all the action. y, robin. >> hello there. we are inside the dolby theatre right now where the biggest stars will watch the academy awards. on the stage right over there, all eyes on chris rock. what will he do? what will he say? more on that ahead. lara, i hear you were hanging out with the show's producers last night. yeah, no kidding, the
calling the shots and they gave me a few tidbits. some secrets, i'll share them with all of you coming up. >> all right. we will have that and so much more ahead, george. all. we begin on a deadly sererus note, that rampage overnight in kansas where a gunman killed three people, injured 14 before he was shot dead in a showdown with police. abc's clayton sandell is on the scene in hesston, kansasasgood morning, clayton. >> reporter: hey, good morning, george. behind me you can see the factory where this all took players. normally they make lawn mowers here but this morning it is a massive crime scene. horrifying moments as gunfire erupts in a small kansas community. >> the gun was strapped to him. he was ready to go. >> reporter: just before 5:00 p.m. thursrsy officials say 38-year-old cedric ford started his shooting rampage, first firing shots at random drivers wounding two in separate locations. minutes later, ford heads to
where he worked armed with a rifle and handgun. he shoots one person in the parking lot before going inside the industrial plant and opening fire on his co-workers. >> and then i see a mob of people running out saying, run, run and pop, pop, pop, pop, pop. >> reporter: witnesses say ford pt shooting until the first officer to arrive oncene took him down. >> even though he took fire, he went inside of that place and saved multiple, multiple lives. a hero as far as i'm concerned. >> reporter: in the end, four people including the gunman are killed. at least 14 are wounded. two medical choppers and 15 ambulances responded along with s.w.a.t. teams surround the plant as nearly 150 employees finally flee the building. friends and family outside desperately waiting to find out if their loved ones were okay. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. >> reporter: the shooter has an
including arrests for burglary, battery and c ccealed fifiarms posting this picture and this video on facebook in september firing an ak-style rifle. now just moments ago i talked to the sheriff here who tells me an hour and a half before the shootings ford was served with a restraining order meant to keep him away from a girlfriend and investigators say that may have been one of the things that pushed him over the edge, amy. >> all right, clayton, thank you. just a few moments ago i spoke to an eyewitness to the shooting. jared trujillo and his wife jennifer. jared, i know you were inside excel when the shooting began. tell me what you saw, what you heard when you first realized something was terribly wrong. >> we were working on production and i heard a loud bang. i saw a forklift driver running, sprinting and i thought it was an explosion of some sort like something was on fire.
yelling, run, run, there's a shooter. they're shooting at us. people were getting pushed, ampled. everyoyo was trying to get out of the shooting where he was shooting at. >> yeah, then, jared, you saw someone who had been shot and you went right into rescue mode? as we were leaving the building, me and another co-worker saw chewy and he had been shot in the leg in the upper hip area and we went back to get him and we carried him across the street and we got him down. we set him down and started attending to his wound. >> we saw that beautiful reunion when you two finally found each other after all of this horror. what was that moment like? >> i was happy. my family said they saw him on the news and had been seen him but i hadn't seen him yet and whenen fininly got to see him, i was -- i didn't want to let him go. >> jared, what do you remember about cedric ford?
>> there's a couple types that i've walked by him or had said respond. he was really quiet. he really didn't say much. he just -- he didn't look happy. >> well, we are certainly glad that, jared, you made it out safely and our hearts go out to those who did not. those who were wounded. jared and jennifer trujillo, thank you very much for joining us this morning. >> yes. >> yes. >> you know, jared and i spoke earlier. he said that all of the other shootingse witness over the past two decades prepared him for that moment because he always thought, what would i do if? >> thank goodness. what a sad commentary on where we are. we move to the race for the white house. it's "your voice, your vote." and with super tuesday coming up, the final gop showdowow last night was a texas-size brawl. marco rubio, ted cruz, coming out with guns blazing against donald trump and
something he has never done before in this campaign, he took the fight directly to donald trump. on the debate stage in houston, marco rubio and ted cruz immediately piled on donald trump. bringing up allegations he used illegal immigrants to help build trump tower. >> you're the only person on this stage that's ever beeee fined for hiringeople to work on your projects illegally. you hired -- >> no, i'm the only one on the stage that's hired people. you haven't hired anybody. >> rubio iss right they found him 2k3wi89ing being part of a conspiracy and entered a $1 million judgment against him. >> reporter: then an energized rubio t tk over throwing everything he had at trump. >> i don't know about bankrupting companies. you know -- >> you know why? >> startini with -- >> one at atimeme
>> if he hadn't inherited $200 million million, you know where donald trump would be right now. selling watches. >> reporter: later rubio needled trump for more details on his health care plan. >> we should dr. gotten rid of the lines. we should have gotten -- we have to get rid of the lines around the -- >> reporte trump seemed to be stuck on repeaea as rubio had done in the new hampshire debate. >> just the lines. >> you have many different plans. you'll have competition. you'll have so many different plans. >> now he's repeating himself. >> no, i'm not repeating -- >> mr. trump -- >> no, no. [ cheers and applause ] talking about repeating i watched him repeat himself five types four weeks ago. >> i saw you repeat yourself five times five seconds ago. >> reporter: after the debate trump hammered his new nemesis. he went after you. >> i expected that. they're losing by a lot and they
i had fun but it was nay. >> reporter: what d d you think of t t way rubio came out. >> i think he's a lightweight. i think he's a lightweight. >> reporter: despite the relentless attacks trump told me that he believed he was the clear winner of the debate and did nothing to downplay expectations for super tuesday. in fact, he told me, george, he believes he has a good chance of winning across the board including right here intexas which is ted cruz's home state. >> thank you. joining us senator marco rubio from texas. thank you for joining us this morning. lots of great reviews and great headlines last night. >> good morning. >> but the big question this morning for you, is it too little too late? >> well, i don't believe that. i think it's important for people to understand they have a choice to make. look, if this pattern continues the conservative movemenen in t t republican party will be taken over by a con artist portraying himself as the fighter of the ordinary person fighting for the working man but he spent years sticking it to the working people. >> why didn't you make this case
was that a hiss take? >> because -- you know, george, i would prefer not to get into this situation where we're attacking one another but the cover he's getting from the media these days is extraoaoinary. you watch last knighton 0 the cable shows afterwards. they're like what is trump going to do to marco rubio like he's some sort of invincible force and there are people now in the media, i'm not sayingg you, but others rooting for him to win because they love first of all what it means for their ratings in a general election but here's the other, for those biased this means you will have a republican nominee who basically agrees with hillary clinton on planned parenthood and being neutral on israel, on -- even on issues regarding the economy like the takeover of our health care system by the government. he used the talking point that democrats consistently use, that if you don't support a government intervention in the health care industry, you're in favor of letting people die in the streets. so, they're holding back and as soon as the nominee they'll open up the floodgates and hit him
it's important for republicans and conservatives to be aware of what is happening. >> he has beeee hitting youover night in twitter calling you a choke artist, lightweight and puts up this tweet that has the cover of the drudge report this morning asking where do you win? and that is a big question. donald trump is ahead in almost every state on super tuesday. you're ahead in none. >> yeah, i acknowledge i'm an underdog and have been my entire life, unlike donald, i didn't inherit hundreds of millions. my dad was a bartender. my mother did the job as a maid that trump hires foreigners to do and my whole life i've had to fight and will fight now. no way the party of reagan and conservative movement, i'll allow it to be taken over by a con artist. he calls me a choker. he's a con artist. hehe spent 40 yearsticking it to the people he claims to be fighting for. >> where do you win on tuesday? if he wins eight or nine states, can he be stopped.
if you look at tuesday most will award delegates proportionately and we'll do well in virtually every state and hopefully win a couple. even if we don't you'll see us continue to pick up delegates.s. when we get into march 15th we'll win florida -- >> he's up double digits right now. >> no, he's not. that's one poll. we've seen multiple polls that show a very different race. i am -- i know florida well. i've won there. i'm from there. we are going to win florida. florida is not going to voteor a con artist and it's not going to vote for someone who in palm beach right now is now hiring willing americans that are willing to work, instead he's importing a workforce from abroad and out there some immigration crusader. it's a fraud and we'll expose it. >> thanks for joining us. let's go to matthew dowd in texas this morning. you saw about eight months' worth of attacks on donald trump last night from marco r rio and ted cruz. does it change the dynamic of
>> well, i think that -- i think marco rubio landed some punches but i don't think there were any knockouts and one of the difficulties for marco rubio in this is he's been this aspirational, optimistic i'm not going to attack figure through 11 debates and showed up a very different marco ruruo. now, he landed punches but i think that's part of the problem. what is the authentic part you're running in the race. in the end your question is right where can he win on tuesday? and i d d't think t t debate last night c cnged the dynamic at all. i think donald trump is still set up to win most of the states on tuesday. >> if he wins most of the states tuesday, ted cruz has to win texas toto stay in and marco rubio has to win florida two weeks later to have any chance to get the nomination? >> i think ted cruz is probably going to win here inexas but i think he absolutely has to win in texas. think this debate last nigig as of tuesday night when we get the results in, this debate will fade in memory and will be going on to the next thing. i think donald trump and his supporters last night watchch
cheered and anybody -- this race is pretty set. >> nothing they put on the table will hurt donald trump? >> i think the only thing that could hurt donald trump if in the aftermath some of the allegations they made and attacks they made stick over the next three days. not in the moment of the debate but in the aftermath of the debate. >> okay, matthew dowd, thanks very much. we'll have much more sunday on "this week." i'll be with our whole political team for a specici program at 10:00 p.m. back to robin in l.a. >> thank you very much. back now with the countdown to oscars and host chris rock taking center stage. his monologue one of the most eagerly awaited in oscar's history. i think that's safe to say and nick watt is here. >> millions of eyes on him, the boycott,t, jada pinkett smith, will smith, spike lee not coming.
canceled all interviews apart from one and that was before even the nominations came out. we'll show you that in a moment and testing material in comedy clubs but there is no recording, no video of that. all we have so far are some cryptic posts like these. overerght he tweeted this see you sunday #blackout. previously, getting my outfit together, the space suit referenced to nominee "the martian" maybe and almost showtime with kristen wiig and j.j. abrams, "star wars" in the works? no comments. >> what you can expect from chris rock this oscar sunday is that he is going to go there. >> reporter: we know he will address the oscars so white controversy, not one plaque acting nominee on twitter saying it's the white b.e.t. awards. >> our host for the evening, chris rock. >> reporter: this was last time
>> great night tonight. we have, what, four black nominees tonight. kind of like the def oscar jam tonight. >> reporter: with every hollywood mover and shaker in the room and 40 million plus of us watching at home. >> if you get up on the wrong foot, though, it's a real hard hole to dig yourself out of. >> reporter: i think he might relish that. >> i'm onlnl here because ellen didn't want to do the show. i'm only here because ellen said no. >> reporter: other clues from his last time hosting, he will probably get political. >> bush did some things you could never get away w wh at your job. >> reporter: he will definitely get personal. wield that sword. >> toby maguire is just a boy in tights. >> reporter: any tips? >> i might curse. >> reporter: he won't, i hope. we like to keep it clean here at abc but -- >> he is a safe choice that you tu in and want to see how far he's goingngo take things and
>> reporter: rock is publicly proud of hosting a very fast show. last time, fast, furious and funny,xpect that. now, my favorite clue came on the day he was announced as host. he tweeted, someone at abc is going to get fired for this. for the sake of our colleagues, robin, i hope that's n n the case but he'll take e up to the line and beyond. >> it's a balancing act because, as we saw, he'll go there but it is a serious issue but then it's also celebrating those that were indeed nominated. we'll see what happens. fast, furious, funny, what was that? all of that. whoopi goldberg will have a live interview with cheryl boon isaacs this morning on "the view." watch the oscars starting with the red carpet show 7:00 p.m. here on abc and the party keeps going monday on "gma." coming up, a closer look at the oscars controversy. more on that, lara, later.
that's true i talked to the new executive producers about how they promise this year's oscars will be more d derse than ever. they were also very forthcoming about major changes to this year's show. i'm telling you these are changes that you will notice and i dare say you're going to love. we'll fill you in coming up, robin. >> we're looking forward to that, lara. i'll head out to the carpet in just a moment with you. sam champion, i wish you were here. the weather is spectacular. >> i know and it's going to stay gorgeous too, robin but we've had such a rough week on the east coast. let's look at some of the details in right now. more than 30 confirmed tornadoes of the week of two days actually and remember this one in pennsylvania,,hat was a long track, ef-2 almost five miles. the big changes afterwards. cold air coming in. take the numbers you see, drop them by 5 or 10 degrees saturday
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thank you for that. think about the hollywood stars that are going to be walking this red carpet. weave stars among us but -- >> great energy. >> oh, my gosh. we'll go behind-the-scenes, take siegels. you hit the town >> reginald hudlin, david hill,, the new executive producers, first time they've worked together. explosive energy and shared some rather explosive secrets, secret number one we'll tell you about is there's a big difference in the way stars will give their speeches and their reaction to that was interesting and then also, they even made a change to the golden man himself. they've made a change to the way the statue looks which to me iss perfect but they say it's even better. >> what did you say over there? >> i'm telling you. >> we have things to share this morning. george. >> you got sam's attention. >> oscsc has also had some work done. so -- >> it's about time.
on erin andrews. the jurors saw the video of her. she is suing for $75 million. abc's eva pilgrim is covering the trial in nashville. good morning, eva. >> reporter: good morning, george. complete silence in the courtroom as jurors saw that secretly recorded video of erin andrews undressing in her hotel room. despite everything that e eerts have tried to , that video is still online and this morning her lawyers are pointing the finger at the hotel where it happened. another emotional day in court for erin andrews, wiping tear as way returning to the courtroom after the video at the center of this case was played for the jury. >> in my opinion change have viewed the video. >> reporter: the video, which we are not showing you, catches andrews in what she thought was
hotel room, was made public when it was posted to the internet. >> i know of no way to get it off. people are still posting the video online, a year ago, six months ago, a month ago. >> reportete the man behind thehe video, michael david barrett recorded it on his cell phone through the peephole of her hotel room door sentenced to 30 months in prison. >> her attorneys want those jurors to feel the same pain, the same shame and humiliation she feels by watching that video. >> reporter: andrews&now suing barrett as well as the owners and managerss of this nashville marriott for $75 million, claiming the hotel intentionally placed barrett next door to the tv star. her lawyer saying the hotel failed to notice he removed and altered the peephole on her door. >> stands there for 4 1/2 minutes and videos her. >> reporter: the hotel claims barrett is a criminal who access. >> he deceived. he connived.
>> reporter: the popular sportscaster and "dancing with the stars" host telling her therapist, she couldn't stop thinking about the vidid. >> she was depressed. she was anxious. she was obsessive and irritable and reactive and it came out of incidenen where she was publicly humiliated. >> reporter: both sides are expected back in court on monday where we should hear from the stalker, erin's mother and erin andrews herself. >> that's the big day. thanks very much. from stalking to spying, the latest spy scandal involving seaworld. it's a stunning confession by the park's ceo admitting to sending workers undercover posing as animal rights activists so they could spy on critics. abc's kayna whitworth has that story for us, good moing, kayna. >> reporter: yeah, amy, good morning. one employee going so far as to create an alias and a fake
been going on for years, in 2014 he tweeted that he had plans to empty the seaworld tanks in 2018, of course, we know this morning that was all a farce. overnight, seaworld admitting to spying. its ceo saying the c cpany sent its own employees posing as activists to spy on peta, an animal rights group which has been highly critical of the parks for years. peta telling abc news seaworld's actions are despicable releasing these photos showing seaworld worker paul mccome attending several southern california boycotts ung the ailil yacac tom jones. did he ever try to get the other protesters to act out violently during the protest. >> there was one protest that he came to where he wanted to crash through the gates and go into seaworld. >> reporter: mccome placed on administrative leave but seaworld says he's been reinstated as an employee. >>mr. mccomb has returned to work at seaearld in aifferent dedertment. >> reporter: while they did not
involved, seaworld says its employees were posing as animal rights activists hoping to maintain the safety and security of employees, customers and animals in the face of credible threats. the park struggling to revamp its image after losing profits following the 2013 release of the documentary "blackfish." as for this latest headlinee the park's ceo saying thursday they will end the undercover practice. so, seaworld saying they made this decision following an investigation with independent counsel and an outside company. amy and george. >> all right, kayna whitworth, thank you so much. coming up next, the high school hoax. a 23-year-old who went back to school fooling everyoneeho thought he was the model student. how authorities tracked him down. counting down to the oscars
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man who allegedly posed as a student even making the honor roll roll. david wright has the story. >> reporter: this is an odd one. a model student at a harrisburg high school who seemed to be really mature for his age. well, it turns out he's a grown man. asher potts was such a straight arrow when a state rep tweeted a picture with the young rotc cadet she 's'schehashtaged it going places. he's actually a 23-year-old ukrainian named artur samarin doing high school all over again. >> you will be going undercover as high school students.. >> reporter: not like "21 jump street" where young cops go undercover. police say samarin was a john harris high school in harrisburg to stay in the country illegally having ovovstayed his visa, police say, he came up with a phony alter ego asher potts complete with a social security card and a pennsylvania driver's
enrolled as a freshman four years ago and was just a few months shy of graduating. police arrested him tuesday and this morning, instead of going to class, he's behind bars. >> he's an adult. it's scaca. >> reporter:r:sher potts had a 4.1 grade point average inducted into the national honor society active in student government, he represented his classmates at the local school board. he even volunteered at a food bank. parents are horrified. >> i mean, you have beautiful girls in this school that are minors under age and you have basically a grown man in here misrepresenting himself. >> reporter: well, police say a tip several months ago led them to figure out the hoax. several other local residents charged with helping him being charged with identity theft. he stole a public education worth 40,000 bucks, but can you figure he did high school twic he had to really want to stay in this country.
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lara has those secrets ahead. our countdown to the oscars continues. we're live here in hollywood and i think our guests here are going to stay until sunday. they have froro row seats right now. they're not leaving. you know, they're going to just kind of camp out here. >> prime territory. >> i can't blame them in all the nominees will walk up those stairs, but who is goioi toalk out with the oscar? abc's chris connelly is on the red carpet with us. got a breakdown of this we're contenders. >> oh, absolutely. after nominations that sparked a national conversation, the votes have been in since 5:00 p.m. pacific tuesday. this year's oscar races feature a few front-runners and a whole lot of who knows. >> there's been an awakening. >> reporter: with "star wars: the force awakens" ending the year and #oscarssowhiteetting off its own conversation chatter
until now. >> i want them back. >> reporter: in supporting actor, "creed"'s sylvester stallo is the sixth actor ever nominatete twice for playing the same character. rocky balboa. his toughest rival, two marks, mark rye land in "bridge of spies" and mark ruffalo sincere and impassioned throughout "spotlight." >> are you telling me the catholic church removed legal documents that courthouse? >> reporter: alicia vikander in "the danish girl" in a traditionally hard to predict category. >e were playing a game. >> reporter: with kate winslet and steve joobs. >> i don't care if she put a pipe bomb in. >> reporter: her co-star in "titanic" leo dicaprio expected to take home his first oscar for "the revenant".." while 26rd brie larson on track
award for "room." >> jack, listen to me, this is our chance. >> and as for best picture, not even the hollywood gills can make up their minds, actors, purchases, directors each honoring a different movie. "spotlight" a big contender but "the revenant" remains the favorite. >> still thinking leo is a lock. >> i think he's got to be. >> stallone gentleman. >> stallone i think is the one that we're all going to be on the edge of our seat for. >> a lot of people rooting for him. >> he didn't get nominated for the s.a.g. awards. idris elba got nominated for that one. >> does it help "the revenant" is in the theaters? "the revevent" is the h hhest grossing movie of all the nominated movies for best picture. that's really helped a lot. it's the audience picture. i think everybody thought it was the obscure picture. no. >> a bit of tidbits. executive producers were kind enough to share big secrets. one was the oscar statue getting a little nip/tuck.
what d d you know to be the first major award given out at any oscars. >> it's supporting actor. >> okay. >> is that right? >> maybe not this year. they will like to -- they're changing the way the awards are given out. the lineup of awards will match the way a movie is made. >> i can't -- >> expect to begin with writers and then moving on from there and say just is more logical. i said, so will awe the major tor awards be grouped together? you. >> still big picture. >> don't take your bathroom supposed to. >> is best picture still at the end. >> they woulddnot reveal that. that would make sense. >> best credit sequence. >> we have more coming up. we have got the oscars coming up on sunday. >> my head is spinning. >> r r carpet coverage begins at what time, robin. >> 7:00 p.m. eastern and "gma" will have a really big show monday of all the highlights. bring it up, people. bring it up, people. ththe we go.
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tongue tied up good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. the oscars are just two days away. we are live in hollywood this morning right at the red carpet and inside the oscars theater. revolutionary changes to t ts year's big show. the producers speak out. say you'll remember and all week long we got you red carpet ready. now who's wearing what and how will they pull it off? the biggest night in fashihi is just two days away. the bold and beautiful preview of the gowns and glam right here, plus, get your popcorn. we're about to reveal our lactic oscar movie trailer event, an entire year in the making. i'm on top of the world robin takes the stage#making her sitcom debut right there in hollywood, and you've got the first look.
[ cheers and applause ] call me on the cell phone and good morning, america. counting down to oscar sunday right here in new york. d.j. traci steele getting the party started and robin and lara out in l.a. celebrating hollywood's big night. >> yes, there they are at the grand staircase there at the dolby theatre where the oscars will take place, so why not raise a glass of oururparkling apple cider to cheer. >> okay. >> cheers. >> sure, why not. >> oscars. >> yes, and, guys, guys, you know lara is known to spill. this is the red carpet. >> ah. >> don't do that. you know you do that normally. >> you know what i should do, drink. >> it would be a lot easier. it's apple juice, people. don't write in. >> don't write, yeah. >> amy, we think this is you location, amy, for the red carpet show. >> yes, very excited. >> we think this is where you are. yes, yes. >> this is the last step, a run up those stairs so you're in the catbird seat. >> everyone is looking forward to oscar sunday. okay.
will be here. >> i know. >> our oscar sunday and exclusive red carpet show. oscars opening ceremony live from the red carpet. >> yeah, and then we'reoing to just keep on rolling through monday morning, our big after-party live from l.a. "gma" will have all the winners and george will be backstage with them. the best of the red carpet and, of course, we've got every party covered. >> absolutely. we have a bit of a party atmosphere going on with these great movie fans here in hollywood. now, wait a minute, guys, the envelopes that they are holding could have golden tickets, the winners, the winner will have two special spots on the red carpet oscar sunday. [ cheers and applause ] >> that's pretty cool. >> we'll find out who that is, george. back to you. >> that's right. we're also going to see your award-winning performance, that "gma" movie trailer featuring la on mars, move over, matt damon. there she is righththere. some other award-worthy performances. it's truly out of this world,
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the u.s. the 26-year-old patient will have to wait a year to get pregnant and she will have to take anti-rejection drugs during her pregnancy. a controversy involving lands' end. a backlash after featuring gloria steinem in its catalog. abc's rebecca jarvis has that story. >> reporter: this morning, popular outerweaeaand clothing mpany lands' end at its wit's end. the retailer known for glossy catalogs like this one apologizing for what's inside the new spring issue, an interview with feminist, journalist and political activist gloria steinem after customers flooded facebook with outrage over steinem's pro-abortion rights stance. overnight lands' end releasing this statement. "it was never our intention to raise a divisive, political or religious issue. so, when some of our customers saw the recent promotion that way, we heard them. we sincerely apologize for any ofofnse."
whatever lands' end was trying to do here backfired because they had to pull it. this was not a stance that they really wanted associated with their brand. >> reporter: angry customers writing on facebook, "you are not family friendly. i feel betrayed." after pulling the interview from its website, lands' end now facing new backlash on social media. "so weak." a spokesperson for gloria steinem declining to comment overnight. >> what gloria steinem representstsore broadly is women's rights and feminism. it would be a shame if they avoid controversy. >> reporter: for "good morning america," rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> and our thanks to rebecca for that. finally police have never seen anything like this. a unicorn on the loose. juliet is a pony who doubles as a unicorn for photo shoots during children's birthday parties. she was in the mood for a good run the other night. took off darting through traffic and leading the california highway patrol on a three-hour chase. after she was finally corralled,
facebook saying "i'm a naughty pony for all the trorole i caused last night. they took away my unicorn horn and instead gave me these horns." those are devil horns in case you needed -- >> no reason to shame the pony. >> no. >> she just wanted to run. >> i told you unicorns were real. see, that's what i got out of the story, by the way. that's what i got out of it. unicorns are real, amy. >> of course, they are, sam. >> great to have you back, sam. we'll go to jesse. >> what do you mean, unicorns aren't real? guys, anyways, here's a look at what's ahead. on the "gma morning menu," first, robin and lara are live in l.a. this morning. lara has the secrets of this year's oscar show with the producers who are revolutionizing it. plus, our tribute to this year's best picture nominees, a year in the making. trust me, you are never going to look at these movies the same way again. and finally, robin's star turn on the hit sitcom, "last man standing." we go backstage for all the laughs. that's all coming up live herere
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show. >> to me it seems to dust a plaque of gold. it opens the doors of this room and it enables us to embrace the whole of america. >> reporter: years before jackie robinson, decades before martin luther king jr., hattie mcdaniel became the first african-american t twin an oscar. >> my heart is too full to tell you just how i feel, and may i say thank you, and god bless are you. >> reporter: the oscar ss seemed to be on the cutting edge of racial equality but over the next 50 years, only three more actors of color won oscars until whoopi goldberg's win fo"ghost." >> i had heard people talk about how long it had been between hattie mcdaniel and another black woman. i was kind of shocked by that. >> thank you so much. >> but the difference between my win and another woman is much shorter time. >> and the oscar goes to halle
>> reporter: halle berry was the first african-american to win best leading actress. >> this moment is for every nameless, faceless woman of color that now has a chance because this door tonight has been opened. [ applause ] >> reporter: after that moment especially with denzel washington winning best actor that same night. >> two birds with one night, huh? >> reporter: many people believed that real racial equality had finally arrived at the oscars. between that moment and this one, seven other actors of color won oscars. but now for the second year in a row, not even a single nominee. with a viral hashtag and several high-profile c cebrities and directors choosing to skip the event, people are taking a deeper look, not just at the oscars, but at hollywood. >> when i would host the academy awards, the same thing happened,
there's no folks of color. you can fill the academy with all black folks, all asian, latino and stuff, and if you don't put folks in the movies that are the caliber that they should be, you're going to have the same issue. >> if our industry is not open enough to be able to look at ourselves and find the flaws, then we're not very strong. >> reporter: perhaps this zero nomination moment is necessary to begin creating real and lasting change. and that is part of a special "20/20" that we will have tonight at 10:00, 9:00 eastern here on abc, "journey through the oscars," a look at the actors and actresses and the journey of the oscars themselves and chris connelly is back with us. what concrete steps are being taken by the academy? >> well, the academy has announced a number of itiatives to try to turn things around. they want to double the number of women and minority voters for the oscars by 2020 and increased
board of governors and they're going to limit some of the voting privileges of lifetime e members who have not been invovoed in moviemaking fofoa number of years. >> and in your opinion is that going to help? will it make a difference? >> the difference will come with moviemaking. that's where the stories come. the problem is, women and people of color do not get to make movies or decide what movies get made. that has to change. more diverse stories have to be told then the oscars will follow suit. >> and you include women because it's not limited to any particular group, we're talking women, and we're talking about other ethnic groups that are fighting to be recognized by the academy. >> whose stories get told? whose stories get believed? whose stories get celebrated. it's an issue from the biography section of a public high school to the oscars. >> and cheryl boone isaacs is going to be live talking to whoopi goldberg on "the view" later this morning. and i talked to bryan cranston o is very excitete about his first nomination, and we talk about the nominees, they're not getting much of the discussion. it's been about the lack of
mutually exclusive. year's nominees and have this discussion. >> i don't think anybody cast nominated. it's been a great group. but whenn he had'd idris elba wins a the oscar, that's something they have to change. discussion, it is a vital discussion and want to see >> more stories are good for everybody. >> that's right. >> i want to say the executive producers who i had the pleasure of meeting and took time out from their rehearsals are taking it head on and say this will be the most diverse oscars ever and because it's just the best talent that they could assemble so looking forward to that. also, they gave us their goals, keep what's great about the oscars, change what could be better and overall just shake it up. this year an oscars like we've never seen before, and these two behind it all, making changes that are quietly revolutionary. you two had never worked together before. >> that's correct.
>> yes, shotgun marriage. >> you guys are kind of a comedy duo. >> yes, people are amused by us. the ckname that's evolved over the last two months is two dads. >> reporter: hill and hudlin say they knew what had to be done. >> we agreed chris rock should be the host and agreed to bring g the orchestra back into the theater. doing? >> he's got so much material, we do. >> it is an embarrassment of riches. let's put it that way. >> reporter: this might be the most diverse telecast we've ever seenen >> oh, absolutely. >> yes. we wanted to show that like america that looked like the world so that was -- >> right from the get-go. >> most of our booking was done before the nominees were announced. >> before everything went kaboom. >> right, so the fact -- >> so the whole oscars so white has no impact on what you were already planning? >> no. >> no, we just wanted to get the biggest, best talent we could get. >> we looked at social media. who do people really, really follow. >> and, of course, the most
faces is just the beginning. hudlin and hill also completely changing the order of the awards given out. >> we're going to mix it up. >> okay. >> you know, i want people to watch and be surprised. >> we're making the show and the order of the show for people who love films. >> you're going to be seeing things the way you've never seen them before. >> reporter: ever wonder what else a winner might say if they had more time before that pesky y music. well, now those long list of thank-yous will be scrolled at the bottom of the screen giving the actors more time. >> there's going to be a lot of experimentation. >> yes. >> some of it may work. some of it doesn't but it's something new. >> reporter: this year even oscar is getting a makeover now completely hand cast in bronze before its 24 karat gold finish. whether it's cutting edge performances -- >> lady gaga does this performance that just rips the joint apart. everyone is going wow. >> reporter: -- or the incredible set designed by derek mcclain, using over 200,000 swarovski crystals making the stage glitter in gold. >> my biggest inspiration was
theme of this year's show which is that everyone dreams in gold. a sneak peek of danny elfman creating the musical score for the oscars opening animated >> it's kind of a fantasy factory of how oscars are made. >> reporter: the 2016 oscars is about to get wild. i have a good feeling. >> yeah. >> i got a good feeling. you cannot not have a good feeling. their energy is remarkable. another huge change this year is with the oscar itself. this is the original prototype for the new oscar. i know you're looking at it. it looks the same. >> it does. >> it retains the same measasements, if you will,l,ut it's a younger, fresher version, i'll say. this is the prototype for the new oscar, which harkens back to the 1929 original oscar, subtle changes, also for the first time made in new york. >> oh, wonderful. >> so these are made in new york
>> i love how sam said earlier, of course, oscar h h a makeover. it's hollywood. >> a little freshening up for everybody. >> it doesn't hurt. i don't know if you know this but the oscars are live on abc this sunday. i don't know if you heard that. all the fun starts with our red carpet show that starts at 7:00 p.m. eastern. just want to make sure you got that, sam. >> i heard a little something about th, those oscars on ab all right, gang, a little cooler on the east coast. i love when you guys make signs. thank you for making signs. we got two birthdays that i know of. kale. 8th birthday. your name. >> vivienne. >> when you make an electrical sign, you get on television. one or two things going on we want to share with you. hey, waves are up and just in time for the big surf competition in waimea bay called the eddie. now, sometimes theaves aren't high enonoh to have them but these waves are up to 60 feet. so, this is one incredible conversation going on because of a big storm in the pacific. now these waves have been rough all over the coast of california. folk, be very, very careful. we've already had accidents of high surf along the coastline there.
and this warm wave in the west coast is what's going to sweep across the nation. everybody ts warm. i know it's a little c clly for us todod and tomorrow on the eastern seaboard but everybody gets warm.as you wake up temperatures will start off in the upper 20s and low 30s for most. skies wii be partly cloudy which will allow for a great start to your friday. a little sunshine will go a long way throughout your late morning and afternoon. with the sunshine and a westerly wind temperatures willwarm into the low 40s for highs. into the evening temperatures will stay mild, with lows dropping into the low 30s. skies will become mainly clear and the start of you weekend looks great. once again the weather remains fairly quiet, but i think most of you will be ok with that. especially since our weather gets even better we're always in times square. so come and see us in the morning. now let's go to rachel smith who has something amazing to show us at samsung 837. rachel. >> at samsung 837 you can check out this really cool experience
think of it like an art installation that you can walk through and even creates with the help of instagram. right now i am standing in the middle of "gma's" instagram feed and i can check out their past, present and even project into our future posts. you are like standing right in the middle of your instafeed. >> oh, hi. >> we're coming back from rachel. >> that was rachel. it took me a little time to come in. let's go back to the west coast. hi, robin, lara. >> hi, sam. >> hi, sam. welcome back. >> thank you. >> we are counting down to the very special "gma" tradition. it's our annual movie trailer. ananwe know you guys allllave popcorn in hand so take it away. >> we do now. >> we're ready. we have our popcorn. cannot wait to see it.
things can go terribly wrong. >> we have to go now. >> guys,s, wasn't that late. you're not -- i mean, i can't just like call an uber. there must be some kind of way out of here >> left stranded on mars. said the joker to the thief >> hello. >> will lara ever make it home? >> no service. >> she couldn't do it alone. >> i knew i should have switched plans. wait, wait. i got a bar. i got a bar. >> oh, please, don't kill me. don't kill me. don't kill me. chill out, bear. lara is in trouble. she needs my help. >> get your miracle mop. oh, no. lara is in trouble. i'm coming, lara. >> lara is in trouble. i i t to help my girl. aagh! >> lara is in trouble.
>> one potato. two potato. who doesn't love a tater tot? mm-mm, i love you too, lara. i love you even more. mm-mm. >> but could they make it to her in time? >> aaagh! >> a little potatoes au gratin. i'm losing my mind up here, aren't i? >> while lara fights to keep her sanity. >> i can't get this to work. i just need "real housewives." okay, one more -- i'm going to try one more thing. i got it. >> yo, you're going to take a beating like you're going to go down because like you took a a beating but you're going to get up. you are the potato. lara! >> you know what, rocky is right. i'm not just a potato eater, i'm a survivor. yes. i can do this. i can do this. >> the clock to save her is ticking down. >> hey, guys, the weather looks good on mars. i think we'll be there in about
we'll be there soon, lara. >> hey, you put my mop on fire. >> this summer. >> whoo! >> the fear. >> flames coming out of my guitar. >> i'm an angry little fella. aaagh. >> the strength. >> i'm king of the world. >> the potatoes. will lara ever stop eating those potatoes? >t's not easy pouringngetchup in zero gravity. >> "gma" saving the lost martian. >> aaagh! mama bear is back. >> even ginger made it. >> nice little -- i love that. >> i loved that. >> wait a minute. back there in new york, wait a minute, i have something. you know, she really loves potatoes, please, can we -- oh, no. >> yes, we just so happen -- wolfgang, wolfgang whipped up a little something for you. >> don't mind if i do.
we have the oscar gold milk shakes carbo loading. >> so good. >> it really is good. >> don't want to eat it because it looks -- it's like a trophy. >> it's pretty good to eat. >> the popcorn, apple cider for you. >> no doubt ginger would love this. had no idea she was the bear. she was going kind of easy on me. we'll come back from the red carpet to the oscar stage. our reactions on what we'll see
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the battle for gold is on. >> thank you very much. >> the oscars, the most unpredictable race. >> and the oscar goes to -- >> hosted by chris rock. >> this is nuts. >> the oscars, live oscar sunday on abc. and welcome back to "gma." we are counting down to oscar sunday. we have the party going on both coasts this morning. deejay traci steele is here in new york getting us in a friday frame of mind and helping us celebrate all things oscar with a group of movie fans getting down. >> too much groove going on. speaking of deejays, one of our favorites, dj kiss, is performing at the post-oscar party, the governors ball. unbelievable. >> alllright. >> fantastic. >> social media fans, everyone will be twtwting during the oscars, we have the e clusive first look at twitter's new oscar emojis.
unlock the oscar statue on this or the fun emoji of popcorn on periscope. >> in addition to those great oscar milk shakes that i have almost finished. >> devoured. >> only one of us finished ours. >> from the executive chef and owner of black craft tap burgers and beer, we have our own oscar statues this morning, and these despite their golden appearance are actually chocolate ones courtesy of chef wolfgang puck. he makes them every year for the governors ball. do you have yours? >> yeah, just "brick house." i love the theme song. okay. right. we do actually. wolfgang has been in charge of the menu for the governors ball for 22 years now, lara, and he donates all of the leftover food frfr the party to chefs to end hunger which provides meals to the hungry. such a great cause. >> such a great charity. now, though, we do have a very
who came out here at 2:00 in going to the red carpet celebration at the oscars sunday night. they're goininto open their envelopes right now and tell us who has the golden ticket. do it. >> who has it? who's got the golden ticket? >> i got it. >> yay. >> we got one. >> who has t other one? >> do we got another? anybody? yay. >> wonderful. it's wonderful. we're going to see them on the red carpet on sunday night. now, i know you guys were envious. they were dancing. you saw them in the studio dancing, so if you want to dance behind me, just feel the music. >> i'm going to dance right next to you. >> we're going to see those guys on the red carpet. >> congratulations. now coming up, i know you had a chance to be on "the muppets". >> i did. >> and then we had amy on "castle."
>> she did a great job. i had a chance, "last man standing," tried my comedic chops a little bit so it's -- we're going prime time. "gma" goes prime time and my comedy skills, i put them to the test and here's a look backstage at -- well, tim allen. nancy travis. take a look. not so good. >> yeah. >> no, no, don't -- why are you u >> oh. >> it's the show that dominates friday nights here on abc. we're having a discussion. >> no, we're fighting and i'm winning. >> "last man standing," starring funnyman tim allen is a well oiled machine in its fifth season. so, you can imagine how excited i was to join the cast for the day. >> oh, hey, yeah. >> that's tim allen. >> always liked "gma." >> "last man standing." >> always been my favorite. what would the world be without it? >> i jumped into rehearsal going over my lines.
>> the buyer is here. >> so nice to meet you. >> great to see e u. >> this is teresa. >> now we're getting a little wardrobe. have to look the part. we're in denver. wardrobe. hello, ladies. okay, make me a unit commander. ooh. that's a definite option. i like that. a quick change and we're headed to the final dress rehearsal. almost show time. show time. i actually commanded a tank maintenance unit in iraq, i can take apart a tank and put it back together in a sandstorm. >> okay, it makes it less goofy. >> your attitude at the end, really terrific. give her that iciness, beautiful. >> all right. >> whoo. >> take our show on the road. >> let's do it. >> with so many moving parts on the set, i asked co-star nancy travis to explain how they bring the production to life each week. >> we start a new script every
then rehearse it. we come back in on thursday, rework what we've done, come back in on friday, start over, rework it, and it takes a full five days to produce the polished product that you see robin pulling off in 20 minutes. >> does this feel pleasant to you? >> i actually feel rather tense. >> because this is insanely awkward. >> you see his character and tim's character when they get going with one another. this episode is a bit of a reunion with tim's "home improvement" co-star patricia richardson guest starring. how does it feel working together? you've been off and on. >> i said it m my times. she's taught me so much about acting. she's really an actor when she comes on. >> you taught mark something today. you taught him tt basketball is cool and ballet is stupid. >> you're overreacting. >> you have the history with us but when she stands here she's an actress.
much more than me because i keep retiring and going away and coming back. now i nt to go him because he's been directing. i want to go, what do you think i i ould do? >> yeaea >> like am i all right? what should i be doing? >> but she's really taught me a lot on "home improvement" and continues. >> we do this all because we love doing it for you guys. >> okay, it's time to take the training wheels off and put my acting skills to the test in front of a live studio audience. >> there's some reallylyreat advice there. what was it again, don't eat this. fun times with a fun cast. w, that's a wrap. [ cheers and applause ] >> ah. >> oh. oh, no. oh, thank you very much. i got -- tim, nancy, the entire crew, cast at "last man standing," thank you/ thank you, thank you. you know you are in great hands
have and do that and they can make you just not fall flat on your face. >> it's not easy to do. you did a great job. >> so, thank you. you can watch tonight's episode at 8:8:, 7:00 central. i need to prepare my oscar speech after that so i will see you on the red carpet on sunday. >> well, one minor detail. the oscars are for the movies. >> oh, that's right. oh, okay. thanks a lot. i'll do the lara runoff. she does that. >> see you, robin. >> okay. >> meanwhile, hollywood in full celebration mode right now. the biggest celebs hitting all the hot spots in town to party before the big ceremony, and our kayna whitworth has all the info on where to shop, where to stay and where to play just like a star, right, kayna? >> reporter: absolutely, lara. good morning. right now i'm at the hollywood roosevelt hotel. this is legendary. it's located right off the hollywood walk of fame. it is a favorite of stars past and present. it's where they start and end their day, but i want to show you how they spend it in
the hottest celebs descending on hollywood for the oscars. and their favorite spots for lunch, it's all about jon and vinny's. >> it's coming out. >> reporter: locally grown ingredients are the stars on the menu. that's no pizza. that's art, my dear. but there's a two-month waiting list to get in. worth the wait. for a little shopping, fred segal is a celeb magnet. no matter where you go you better be prepared to see a celebrity. >> exactly. everywhere you go. >> reporter: spotted here oscar favorite, leo dicaprio, salma hayek, even j. lo. >> right now the hottest trend is wearing chokers. >> repepter: to get your ownwn broken english. >> you see the classic women like julianne moore wearing one or jennifer aniston. >> i really like this because it's leather. it's comfortable on your neck. of course, last-minunu oscar prep means getting that bod red carpet ready. what if you want to take it up a notch? >> so, you can go to the secret gym.
unbreakable hidden from view on the iconic sunset strip and for glowing kin, kinara is the spot. halle berry goes twice a month. who does not want to look like halle berry? >> with her skin, who doesn't want that skin? >> reporter: shhh. this is the secret celebrity entrance but they'll let me through today. the d carpet facial is a no down time peel. >> this is going to feel very tingly. >> reporter: that bubbles like champagne on your face complete with a caviar moisturizer. oh, my gosh. what do you think? finally to sleep like a star roosevelt. >> you always kind of see someone famous. so, it's a good place to go. >> reporter: icons like marilyn monroe have stayed here. middle of all the oscar action, it's the perfect spot to end the night. and this hotel is full of secrets and hidden gems. for example, i'm on their secoco
they set it up so i could come in and embarrass myself. bowl a little bit. jennifer aniston just had her birthday here. you're up next, lara, then it's you. >> all right. and i guess it's bowling shoes optional there, kayna. so that's good too. always got to be in high heels. great job. >> always in h hh heels and so scary. >> good job, and i want to get back to our sam champion for a look at the weather. >> lara! i miss you already. hey, my good friends at "gma" are letting me promote the show that i've been working on for the weather channel. it's called "2"25 degrees" and, as you wake up temperatures will start off in the upper 20s and low 30s for most. skies will be partly cloudy which will allow for a great start to your friday. a little sunshine will go a long way throughout your late morning and afternoon. with the sunshine and a westerly wind temperatures will warm into the low 40s for highs. stic-free. >> i'm completely falling in
[ cheers and applause ] >> it is fun. it starts the third week of march. i hope guys will join us on the weather channel and thank you for all my friends at abc for letting me do that. the weather, we start with a warm-up in the west. don't worry about the cold temperatures in the east right now and great lakes. we're august going to get a shot of milder air. take a look at dallas, , degrees. >> we are always live in times square, so come say hi. now over to rachel smith at the samsung 837 where she's been all week getting us ready for the oscars. rachel. >> exactly, sam. hey, everyone, so we asked you to go to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! and vote in r poll
and we are voting on our new samsung galaxy s7 devices. you're voting, right, guys? awesome. let's take a look at this big screen over here featuring the nominees for best pic. it looks like right now "the revenant" is leading the poll with 59% of the vote. do we agree, do we disagree? no? what? no, okay. so we got a little mixed review thing going on but everybody at home, keep voting. sam, back to you. >> all right, rachel. coming up, we're on the hunt with amy for the perfect red
of those contenders. all right. we are counting down to oscar should i be dancing too? it feels a little weird. we have our big monday after-party on "gma." this is actually myirst time on the red carpet and so,, of course, i had to find the perfect dress fast. it's been a big decision so take a look at all of the contenders so far. usus >> just three days ago, i was 7,000 miles away reporting from a crater in africa. >> so i've been on five planes in four days and am wearing pretty much the same clothes
just showered at the airport actually and co-hosting the red carpet for the first time for the oscars this weekend and i have nothing to wear. i need some help. style lift jamie salazar came to my rescue to scout out the hottest dress trends. here at halston they have amazing options for amyo come with me. let's s ke a look. the thing that i like about this dress is that it's a little bit unconventional so it's short in the front and long in the back. so you're really getting the best of both worlds. >> next jamie was on the hup for something a bit more traditional. >> i'm here at carmen, classic new york based designer hoping to find that beautiful ball gowow for amy. i love t ts drdrs. at the bottom half is incredibly full but it's light at the same time so when you're walking, it has this beautiful fluid luid like movememe. >> now time to look for a mododn twist. >> we're here at network
gorgeous handmade lace dress. it's feminine, i is delicate with the lace and the color makes it really strong and dynamic and powerful. >> reporter: and finally jewelry. >> let's keep it simple and go for diamonds looking for ststement earrings, rings and bracelets. >> thank you, jamie. i'm deciding in my dressing room in a few minutes and let you know. you'll see on sunday. coming up our experts are revealing what we'll see on the
zee, yahoo style ed torerenitor and jess cagle. the whole gang -- >> we'll you will be there. we also want to talk -- i will wake you up. jess, last year we were very careful and smart to ask substantive questions. we didn't get into a lot of fashion questions. will that be the same? >> i think that's -- i think a lot of the actresses are still pecting it's not just going to be about the fashion and also this year you've also got the whole oscars so white controversy and the academy has done a very good job of trying to own that conversation so i think a lot of people coming down the red carpet will be prepared and maybe even excited to address that issue. >> okay. well, and you said the word address so let's talk about dresses. >> dresses because we still care about the fashion. >> most amazing transition i've ever heard especially this early
>> we will be enjoying it. may not make that our first questions on the red carpet but certainly be appreciating it. which of the stars appreciate -- what trends will we see. >> we've seen big trends already this past awards season. leading up to the oscars and all of these great things we've see capes which have been really big on the red carpet from j. lo. >> lupita nyong'o rocked one. >> the red ralph lauren. >> at the grammys eight months' pregnant and cuuts boming a classic staple. >> i like a cutout. can evererody do it. >> listen, i think everyone can do it if it's done right and strategically so jennifer lawrence had one that was really small that was really great then the more exaggerated ones like selena gomez. >> kate hudson. >> it looked great on her. i thought it was really great and the two-piece like taylor swift at the grammys in two pieces. so many different opopons. >> you can go cutout or actually two or three different pieces. >> absolutely.
>> do you have something as the guru of "people" magazin >> don't ask me about fashion. i always say something wrong. go ahead. go ahead. >> what do you see as the big trend for men, jess. >> i think you'll see a lot of navy blue. >> i do, too. >> joe and i were wearing black but navy blue. >> men are much more adventurous. >> fred leighton told me a lot of jewelry on the men. men have been coming this to accessorize. we have three models. these are joe's predictions of what we might see on the carpet this year. >> yes, well, white i think is going to be definitely a huge thing. it's huge in fashion right now. huge on the runway and i think people are worried it would be too bridal but beyonce wore an actual wedding dress to the grammys. you can still do it and look pretty holt. >> black on the red carpet but love it when it's lace and texture to make it not so heavy and, of course, lastly, something a little bit more
"good morning america" is brought to you by prudential. right round round round >> so, you can see the 88th annual academy awards live on abc on sunday, so looking forward to that. the red carpet show with these two and the gang, 7:00 p.m. eastern. for now, amy, we'll send it back to you in new york. >> all right, monday we've got our oscars after-party too. stay with us. >> happy friday.a nurse at a cedar rapids school health clinic says there is a large need for student care -- and not just the physical part of care. during an open house at the clinic in taylor should be more
right now, the united way funds a handful of part-time in-school therapists with 200- thousand dollars each year. that funding is nearly half of what the district received last school year. that's after the department of human services dropped a 150-thousand dollar grant from mental health services. the district contracts with organizations like the abbe center and tanager place to provide counseling services. the abbe mental health center in iowa city has a new home. it is now on arthur street in the towncrest district, near other medical and community outreach organizations. the center had been helping patients out of four buildings on college and van buren streets. and now here's your first alert forecast. as you wake up temperatures will start off in the upper 20s and low 30s for most. skies will be partly cloudy which will allow for a great start to your friday. a little sunshine will go a long way throughout your late morning and afternoon. with the sunshine and a westerly wind temperatures
into the evening temperatures will stay mild, with lows dropping into the low 30s. skies will become mainly clear and the start of you weekend looks great. once again the weather remains fairly quiet, but i think most of you will be ok with that. especially since our weather gets even better into saturday and will continue into sunday. temperatures are pushing 60 degrees both days. spring
>> it's time for "kelly & michael"'s annual "pre-oscar celebration." today,, forest whitaker and jennifer hudson, john travolta, their their memories of their big night at the oscars. we will give you a close-up look at the actors and actresses nominateded this year and the co-hosts show us how to make their oscar viewing party cocktails and mocktails. all next on "live." [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] and now, here are your emmy award-winning co-hosts, kelly ripa and michael strahan! [cheers and applause] kelly: oh, look. hi. yes. yes. wow.