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. don't lose another moment to the flu. when there's flu, tamiflu. good morning, america. developing now, double trouble. a one-two punch of winter storms targeting millions of americans. a nor'easter dropping half a foot of snow, sleet and freezing rain and stranding drivers already. this woman clinging to a tree saved after her car was washed away in an instant. i would never do anything to break the rules. >> did he cheat? superstar quarterback tom brady playing defense, telling the world he has no idea if his footballs were tampered with. why his answers have some former players crying foul and why haven't nfl investigators asked him a single question yet. brazen jewel heist. dramatic moments ripped right out of the movie as he's tackled with a machete after a high-stakes smash and grab. ♪ i'm all about that bass ♪ ♪ about that bass ♪
it's all about the bass and the beats. the science behind the perfect playlist revealed. ♪ wake me up ♪ why the key to the workout that will wake you up is all about getting in sync to the beat. ♪ so wake me up when it's all over ♪ your workout song, amy. >> so one of my workout songs. i love this song. >> we're working out sara haines very hard. just one of many things we're getting to. >> that's right. a lot to get to including the latest on deflate-gate. tom brady with that remarkable press conference claiming he knew nothing about it. our team is standing by with a lot more on that. >> ryan smith, right here, you were in the room. >> he was uncomfortable. he didn't want to be there. this is the last thing he wants to talk about at this point. wait until you hear what he had to say about who handles those footballs. >> looking forward to that. but first, we'll begin with
the winter wallop. two storms targeting millions right now. a possible nor'easter dumping snow and freezing rain beginning tonight and ginger is tracking it all from detroit. good morning, ginger. >> hey, good morning to you, amy. yes, it is mostly rain right now. will be strong storms but let me take you to the radar because this thing, that's already in florida, georgia and alabama, will move up the coast. it will eventually meet that cold air and that's why overnight we have winter weather advisories from north carolina to maine. a wintry mess of snow and rain spinning across the nation. in west texas, snow, crippling from el paso to amarillo. time-lapse video showes snow ago accumulateing 13 inches in less than 10 hours. that was in amarillo where they haven't had that much snow in two years. in new mexico cars stranded on highways. >> this is horrible. >> reporter: and in colorado, a 67-year-old dying after he and his snowplow plunged into this freezing lake.
>> it's very upsetting needless to say. >> target's out at 3:00. >> reporter: flooding forcing a heart-stopping water rescue. a 39-year-old woman stranded in this washed-out road. a tree limb her only lifeline. >> we're pretty confident we can execute a hoist and extract her. from that spot. >> reporter: in the dark of night a rescue helicopter swarming in. the first responder dangling below. >> directly over the target. >> reporter: hoisting her to safety. >> patient's out of the water. >> reporter: more flooding outside houston. >> it was probably six, seven, eight inches. it was pretty high. >> reporter: the storm now moving east threatening millions from the deep south to new england this weekend. and this is only storm number one. we will eventually get to the other but let me take you through the timing. we have the storm moving through the mid-atlantic into the overnight hours. the snow is the beginning of it right along the i-95 corridor. but watch that. all strong storms. then as it gets to new york city overnight it's snow and
then transitions to a rain/snow mix. some sleet, boston picks up on a lot of snow so gave you the timing. out of here by late saturday night. you want to see the snow totals from number one storm, just northwest of boston, 6 to 10 inches. new york to the west is where you'll see the most in that heavy white area. that's where you'll see the higher elevations picking up some. don't worry, i have that other storm coming at you soon. >> thanks a lot for that, ginger. we're staying inside tomorrow. we'll move to the super bowl scandal. tom brady you saw took questions yesterday claimed he couldn't tell the footballs had been deflated and surprised everyone by saying he hadn't yet been questioned by the nfl. abc's paula faris outside gillette stadium in foxborough with the latest. good morning, paula. >> reporter: good morning, to you, george. tom brady was peppered with questions for roughly 45 minutes yesterday. wow, some of those were extremely direct, including is he a cheater. brady repeatedly denied involvement in deflate-gate but some of his peers are not buying his story. with the eyes of the world on him, tom brady stepped up to the podium denying any knowledge of deflate-gate.
>> i don't know what happened. i mean i -- i have no explanation for it. >> reporter: he admitted to picking out the footballs he wants before the game but says he then leaves it entirely up to the equipment managers to break them in. >> i don't want anyone touching the balls after that. i don't want anyone rubbing them, you know, putting any air in them, taking any air out. >> reporter: he claims he didn't notice a difference in the footballs during the game. >> i just assumed they were exactly the same the first half as the second half. >> reporter: but also expressed a preference for footballs at a very specific air pressure. >> i like them at the way that i like them which is at 12.5. i mean to me that's a perfect grip for the football. >> reporter: former pro bowl quarterback mark brunell was one of many associated with the nfl who are expressing doubt about brady's claims. >> and i don't believe there is an equipment manager in the nfl that would on his own initiative deflate a ball without the starting quarterback's approval. >> reporter: also surprising, brady revealing league officials
who have been investigating the claim since monday have not even spoken with him yet. >> but, you know, they may. they may. i think that's their -- i think that's obviously their choice. >> reporter: so, why not speak to the man front and center of the controversy right away? the nfl telling abc news they are not commenting. during that 30-minute press conference brady fielding some tough questions. >> is tom brady a cheater? >> i don't believe so. i mean i feel like i've always played within the rules. >> reporter: at times composed. at times defensive. >> this isn't isis. this isn't -- you know, no one is dying. but, you know, we'll get through this. >> what do you say to the fans of the patriot nation. >> what would you like me to say. >> reporter: his head coach, for 15 years bill belichick, speaking out hours earlier, also claiming he was unaware of any improprieties. >> i have never talked to any player, staff member about football air pressure.
>> reporter: but telling the assembled media only brady would know how he likes his footballs. so here's what we know. 11 of those 12 footballs were tampered with. we just don't know who did it. the question now is, will the league come down hard on the patriots as some are calling for them to do? well, you just heard it. as of yesterday the league hadn't even contacted brady regarding this investigation, george. >> yeah, that was pretty stunning. okay, paula, thanks so much. let's talk to jesse palmer from espn. you played quarterback in the nfl. we heard him say he liked 12.5 but didn't notice it wasn't 2.5. >> i wouldn't believe that. quarterbacks, again, so particular about the footballs they throw in these football games. it's kind of like your starbucks order. some like brand-new footballs. some like worn in and some like inflated, deflated. i don't know if there's a quarterback that could say, that's about 12.5 pounds per square inch of air in that football but it is a feel thing and certainly in my opinion tom
brady would have known those footballs were deflated. >> so, what could have happened to the football before it got to him after he chose the 12, gave them to the equipment manager? >> you know, they get inspected by referees 2 hours and 15 minutes prior to the game. but, even in that window before the game, the equipment staff would have had access to the footballs. tom brady could have had access to them again inside the locker room minutes before the start of the game. >> he wouldn't be -- >> certainly tom brady, absolutely did not put the pin but somebody did, because, again, 11 of the 12 being deflated is not just an abnormality. >> what is going on with the nfl, haven't questioned him yet. >> why wouldn't you go to the source? ultimately they know before every single game, quarterbacks get to pick the footballs they want to use. usually it happens the day before the football game. that to me is the most surprising thing that they had not yet questioned him or asked -- >> leads a lot to say they're slow-walking this and they just want to get through the game and whatever happens after the game happens. >> it will be a huge distraction for the new england patriots, something they have to deal with
with respect to their integrity, with respect to their legacies and bill belichick and tom brady, you're right. this is right now normally talking about xs and os on the field what's going to happen. it's been remarkable to see this thing blow up. >> you've got denials from brady and denials from belichick. are we ever going to know? >> unless you have a picture or video evidence of somebody with a needle inside the football taking air out i don't think you'll ever know fully what happened. >> thanks so much. >> thank you. now to the fate of those hostages being held by the terror group isis. the deadline to pay for their release has passed this morning. one of their mothers with a last-minute plea for their release and abc's brian ross is here with the very latest. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning. japanese and u.s. officials are bracing for bad news this morning as the deadline passed in the last few hours. and intelligence analysts are searching the internet for what they fear will be another disturbing execution video. officials say that the request from isis for $200 million in ransom was a nonstarter from the beginning as isis must have known.
overnight in tokyo the mother of one of the hostages made a last-minute emotional appeal to isis to spare her son. her son is a respected japanese television correspondent, kenji goto, remembered today by colleagues as a careful person. >> he's not a gung ho war journalist. he cares about humanity. >> reporter: before he went to syria, goto even left behind this video. saying only he was to blame if he was captured by isis. the other hostage is haruna yukawa, a self-described japanese adventurer who was captured by isis last year and accused then of being an american spy. if isis goes through with its threats today it will bring to seven the number of hostages killed by the purported executioner dubbed jihadi john because of his british accent. >> you now have 72 hours to pressure your government in making a wise decision. >> reporter: the same masked man is believed to have presided
over the murders of americans james foley, american steve sotloff, britain's david haynes, alan henning and american peter kassig. they know the identity of the masked man but have not made it public as they seek ways to capture or kill him. and, amy, despite all those air strikes against isis, jihadi john and his brutal gang of killers remain very much in business. >> brain, i know there is other news in the war on terror. a big blow to the united states, one of our key allies in the fight against al qaeda in turmoil. >> that's right. in yemen, the president, the prime minister and the parliament all forced to resign by a rebel group. that government has been very helpful to the u.s. in fighting al qaeda in yemen. that's the group that tried to do the underwear bomb against the u.s. and is actively plotted against the u.s. without the government's help it makes it difficult for the u.s. to counter the al qaeda efforts there. >> all right, brian ross, thank you so much. george. we're going to turn to
politics now, the race for the 2016 republican nomination kicking into gear right now with a major forum in iowa. a friendly summit between jeb bush and mitt romney in utah and another major candidate about to throw his hat into the ring. jon karl has that exclusive news from washington. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, george. abc news has learned that florida senator marco rubio has started taking concrete steps towards launching a presidential campaign. as one of rubio's top advisers tells me, quote, he told us to proceed as if he is running for president. i am told rubio has hired a top republican fund-raiser to serve as the finance director of a presidential campaign. he plans a big fund-raising swing through california. will miss votes in the senate all next week followed by a trip to all the early primary state, florida, iowa, new hampshire, south carolina and, of course, iowa. so, george, there had been a lot of speculation that rubio would not run because of jeb bush taking steps towards his own campaign but it sure looks like rubio is going no matter what jeb bush does. >> at least not yet. not dropping out yet.
about jeb bush, we saw that kind of remarkable meeting yesterday between jeb bush and mitt romney out in utah but it doesn't appear they reached any kind of accommodation or deal or anything like that. >> reporter: not at all. they had a meeting in utah but coming out of that meeting, no move away from what mitt romney had been telling people before the meeting which is his decision on running for president will have nothing to do with what jeb does. >> and a lot of the candidates are going to be out there in iowa this weekend for the first big forum. i know you're going to be out there, as well. a lot more with you sunday on "this week." now to ryan smith with today's other top stories. good morning. we begin with growing security at the airport. this morning the department of homeland security has revealed that the tsa seized a record number of guns inside passenger carry-ons last year, more than 2200 firearms at airports nationwide. that's a huge increase from the year before. more than 80% of the firearms were loaded. and saudi arabia, a vital u.s. ally, has a new leader
after the death of king abdullah. king salman is promising to continue his country's policies and otherwise prices rose after the news of abdullah's death but that is expected to be temporary. some breaking news here. a fire sweeping through an entire block of buildings near pittsburgh. four buildings engulfed in flames. at least one of those has collapsed and there are reports that two people may be trapped. we'll bring you more information as we get it. in new jersey, that massive fire that displaced more than 1,000 people thursday has been ruled an accident. investigators say maintenance workers using a blowtorch to repair the plumbing sparked the fire. it was still smoldering 36 hours later. and in northern california five workers injured after this highway bridge under construction suddenly collapsed. two workers were briefly trapped under the wood and concrete. fortunately that section was closed to drivers. it did come just three days after an overpass collapsed in cincinnati killing a worker and injuring a truck driver. and a violent scene caught on camera in london. take a look.
a man being hailed as a hero, see that? took him down, tackling an armed robber with a machete. police say the suspect had just robbed a jewelry store when that man on the crowded street jumped on his back struggling with the suspect. a police officer in plainclothes also responded and the suspect running away but he was later arrested in the parking garage. brave man there. and a dramatic rescue at sea. take a look at this video. five fishermen you see here were forced to jump into heavy surf after their fishing boat sank in bad weather. you see the boat on its side. look at that. the fishermen desperately trying to hold on, stay above water pushed right off that boat happening near scotland. the coast guard eventually plucked all five men from the water and a few had to be treated for hypothermia but they are okay. and finally, this stunner from the miss universe competition. take a look at what miss canada was wearing. as you know, canadians love their hockey, maybe she loves it a little too much and miss
canada -- you see her wearing hockey sticks for wings. of course, the stanley cup is a crown because that would be the natural crown much maple leaf corset, her boots were tied up with hockey laces and get this, a working scoreboard was attached to her back. >> of course, it was. >> i don't think she scored highly, amy. >> ooh. >> oh. >> at least she wasn't wearing the goalie mask. i thought she looked lovely. good job. >> i don't think so. maybe too much. >> nicely done. >> that's too much? >> nah. thank you for the segue, though, ryan, because we are going to continue with sports and good morning to everybody. the controversy in the world of tennis is what we're talking about. questions about sexism this morning. some of the biggest stars including serena williams and rising star eugenie bouchard asked to spin around on the court and show off their outfits during the australian open. it is the twirl that has heads spinning this morning. >> can you give us a twirl and tell us about your outfit. >> reporter: just moments after seventh-ranked eugenie bouchard
crushed her opponent in 54 minutes to advance to the third round at the australian open, 71-year-old tennis australia commentator ian cohen asked her to twirl on the court. this just days after he asked superstar serena williams to do the same thing. >> i didn't really want to twirl because i just was like, you know, i don't need all the extra attention. >> you know, i'm fine with being asked to twirl if they ask the guys to flex their muscles and stuff. >> reporter: soon #twirlgate erupting on twitter with outraged viewers calling it sexist and disgusting and williams saying male tennis stars would never be asked to twirl. >> i necessarily wouldn't ask rafa to twirl or roger to twirl. >> this is a reality. for female athletes. some might think it's harmless but it has an impact of minimizing the performance on the field of play. >> reporter: tennis legend billie jean king speaking for many when she wrote the australian open interviewer
asking the women to twirl on court is out of line. but bouchard is determined not to let cohen's request impact the rest of her tournament. >> i don't know, just some old guy asking you to twirl is funny. >> not worried about her. things working out just fine for bouchard. just hours ago she won her third round match against caroline garcia to advance to the round of 16, and i don't know, amy, is there something to it if the fwirls are going to be asked to twirl, he should ask the guys to flex. >> how about focus on the game and not about what we're wearing. >> she played like a rock star and that is what we should be talking about. >> that's what i want to remember. >> hear, hear. let's go to ginger. a lot of flooding overnight. rains. what do you got? >> yeah, there is. we're going to get right to the flash flood warnings. but first where i'm at, the detroit auto show, more than 500 vehicles on display. i think i found one of my favorites, the corvette, the
z06. silver with red interior. yummy. but you need the top up in the south. flash flood warnings from panama city through tallahassee into southwest georgia. some heavy rain going to fall through the day today. your local forecast is coming up in just 30 seconds. >> good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the forecast. we will have a lot of sunshine today even in the north bay when the fog fades. the warm spell starts. it spills interest next week. it is trending dry. but february is trending wetter.
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good morning, america. right now, two winter storms targeting millions of americans with half a foot of snow, sleet and freezing rain. right now, the fbi issuing an urgent warning about a tax scam that could cost you thousands of dollars. and super fallout. will the deflate-gate scandal impact super couple tom brady and gisele? good morning, everyone. a lot to get to this friday. it is deejay friday. ms. nix is here, getting us a little inspiration. yes, sara haines getting an early morning workout. lift it, work it, sara. >> how about that trainer? >> yeah. >> he knows exactly what he's doing, chewing gum too.
and you know, we have the perfect playlist to pump people up at the gym. sara brings us the science behind your workout in just a bit. but first, we begin with dramatic testimony in that bombshell trial in tennessee. two former vanderbilt university football players accused of sexually assaulting a female student. the alleged victim taking the stand on thursday and abc's steve osunsami has that story. >> what's the next thing that you remember? >> i remember waking up in an unfamiliar room at 8-something the next morning. >> reporter: the alleged rape victim at vanderbilt university finally telling her story to tennessee jurors. to protect her identity the court is keeping her off camera and we're altering her voice. >> and did you feel injuries at that time? >> i did. i was sore all over. >> reporter: she's now 21 years old and working on a ph.d. in neuroscience. the former dance team member says she was drinking that night in june of 2013, saying she met up with former vanderbilt football player brandon vandenburg at a bar before she blacked out. >> had you ever had this feeling from drinking before the way you were feeling that day? >> i never felt like that in my life.
>> reporter: vandenburg and his former teammate cory batey are pleading not guilty to charges offing a ing aaggravated battery. saying that everyone had too much to drink. >> what did he tell you had happened? >> he told me that i had gotten sick in his room and that he had to spend the whole night taking care of me. >> reporter: it was the police who told her days later that she may have been raped after watching surveillance video of four football players carrying her into her dorm. she says she later saw the cell phone video recorded during the alleged rape and heard the laughter. the tape played in court thursday. prosecutors say the young men were sharing the video with friends. >> to knowingly consent to anything, you have to be at least conscious. >> reporter: for "good morning america," steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> and you can see more on the
"20/20" at 10:00 p.m./9:00 eastern on abc. we're going to move on to more on deflate-gate. what it means for tom brady and his supermodel wife gisele bundchen. what kind of fallout might they face from all the controversy? paula faris back with that. hey, paula. >> reporter: good to see you again, george. you know, they are gridiron's golden couple, tom and gisele collectively worth hundreds of millions of dollars. ironically, if tom brady needs any advice on how to handle this particular pr storm all he has to do is look across the dinner table. part supermodel, part super bowl. tom brady and gisele bundchen are the ultimate power couple, the doting parents of two adorable children. ♪ and the take it to the bank powerhouse is behind their own multimillion-dollar brand. >> they have endorsements like other people have kleenex. they're the model couple of america right now. >> reporter: but this morning, brady finding himself in unfamiliar territory. >> is tom brady a cheater? >> i don't believe so. >> reporter: as deflate-gate
threatens to tarnish the golden boy image that's made him so marketable. >> pancakes. >> good morning. >> let's do this. >> reporter: for so long. the backlash evident on social media and late night tv. >> if you weren't aware of this story, you would think tom brady had killed the president's dog. >> reporter: even one of brady's opponents is blowing the whistle on his squeaky clean image. >> i think people somehow get a skewed view of tom brady that he's just a clean-cut does everything right and never says a bad word to anyone. and we know him to be otherwise. >> reporter: unlike brady, gisele has long been a lightning rod for controversy angering some women with her opinionated views about pregnancy and breast-feeding. even calling out her husband's teammates blaming them for losing the super bowl in 2012. >> he didn't catch the ball when he was supposed to catch the ball. my husband cannot [ bleep ]
throw the ball and catch the ball at the same time. >> reporter: of course, that hasn't stopped her from making history. she's the world's highest paid model so can brady the bad pr storm too? experts say that depends on one key thing. >> if it's proven tom knew about this, despite his denials in front of the camera, it's going to have a very detrimental effect on his brand. if no one can prove he knew anything about it, he will get through it unscathed. >> reporter: so let's be honest. it's really hard not to like tom brady. i love this tweet, jimmy kimmel tweeted last night. he said, "tom, i think what we're trying to say is we don't believe you, but we still like you and think you're handsome." touche, george. apropos. >> jimmy kimmel, that was great. okay, paula, thanks very much. and let's go to amy in the social square with "the speed feed." george, tom brady and deflate-gate ruling -- trending on your feeds this morning and also driving traffic is nascar legend jeff gordon, get it, driving traffic. the race car driver announced
he's not going to compete for the championship in 2015, a big surprise for fans of the winner of 92 time sprint cup races, stars, fellow drivers and fans took to twitter to react to the news that rocked the racing world. country superstar brad paisley tweeting, "here is to a great final season, pal." racer danica patrick said she was glad i got to race with him. gordon clearly emotional tweeted "wow, what a special day. one i will always remember. especially because of the overwhelming praise from friends, family, peers and fans. thanks." and here's to hoping that with all his spare time jeff gordon will make more of these commercials. >> oh! >> it was all just fun. look, i'm jeff gordon. >> still so funny. tell us what's wrapping up your feeds this morning. tweet us with the #socialsquare. and all jokes aside, truly the end of an era in the racing world. >> boy, it is sure is.
thank you, amy. >> let's get the weather from ginger in detroit today. yes, here at the north american international auto show, welcome. i'm going to go ahead and jump in, i went higher with the f150 raptor here. this thing this year shaved 500 pounds. it's like one of those big stories we tell on our show. but, let's go ahead and check out the weather forecast because you may need this in some places across the nation but look at this, a sunset from missouri. i just wanted to show this because where there is not the storm or north of the storm it's beautiful, and even north of the storm in the northeast, check this out. the numbers today are pretty mild even above average when it comes to those highs from new york back to philadelphia, washington, d.c., even boston, but it's all going to go downhill tomorrow. i'm going to start this baby up in a couple of minutes. >> good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with fog and haze this morning but total sunshine this afternoon with low-to-mid 60's and breezy at the coast and the rest of us are mid-60's to 70 but there is more warmth this weekend as the
heat peaks with record highs on sunday. have a great >> listen, there are so many other vehicles to see so you guys come on. come with me. you can get excited. this is an exciting time in detroit. we have many more cars that i will have coming up so don't go anywhere, george and amy. >> you got a bunch of teammates right there, ginger. thanks very much. and coming up, high alert. the new warning about a scam this tax season that could cost you thousands. what you need to know. and why the biggest youtube stars in the country went to washington and the crazy moments they captured inside the white house. >> got it.
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welcome back. 7:42. and an urgent warning about a growing irs scam targeting people all over the country this tax season. the fbi is issuing an alert this morning about phony phone calls claiming you owe money. here's abc's clayton sandell with what you need to know. >> reporter: this morning, the irs warning to be on high alert for threatening phone calls like this. >> before there is an arrest warrant issued on your name with the county sheriff officer's office, i want you or your attorney to give us a call back. >> reporter: just in time for tax season.
callers pretending to be irs agents claiming you owe money and to pay up now. >> be prepared to face the legal consequences as the issue at hand is extremely serious and time sensitive. >> reporter: it's happening in all 50 states, nearly 3,000 people have already been victims, scammed out of more than $14 million. here's how it works. the scammers want you to go to a store and spend hundreds of dollars on a prepaid cash card like this. then they want the code off the back of the card. but the moment you give it to them, all that money, your money, is gone. the scammers often call from overseas disguising their numbers to look like they're really from the irs. they leave those numbers on voice mail messages demanding you call back so we did. am i in trouble with the irs? >> yes, sir. you owe $1,498.37 to the irs. i am going to proceed you to the sheriff's office and within the next hour they will be at your doorstep to handcuff you and put you behind bars.
>> reporter: the irs says they will never call demanding immediate payment, never require payment with a prepaid cash cards or ask for credit card numbers and they won't threaten to arrest you. if anyone does, the irs says, just hang up. for "good morning america," clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> great tips. thank you, clayton. and coming up, a fit mom raising a firestorm online. why some say she's fat-shaming other women. all right. get ready to pump up your playlist. who better to do that than sara haines, the science behind the songs that will help you get the most out of your workout. wake up, sara. ♪ i got a feeling ♪ ♪ i got a feeling ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] knows her
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playlist. well, at least according to our friends at buzzfeed. i stopped by equinox. to break it all down. when i hit the treadmill it's all about that bass. step one, it's all about the beats. ♪ you know i'm all about that bass about that bass no treble ♪ >> reporter: some studies say that exercise is more efficient when you are in sync with the music. okay, stairs are tough. i'm definitely going to need some inspiration. step two, listen to songs that energize rhythm and encouraging lyrics like the black eyed peas "i got a feeling." ♪ tonight's the night let's live it up ♪ >> they'll have to hurry up to get to the chorus. >> reporter: and step three, structure your playlist like your workout. and don't start too fast. i like to get warmed up with a little cher. ♪ if i could turn back time ♪ >> reporter: after an exhausting workout there's one thing i do know, there's absolutely no song on my playlist for this machine.
this isn't happening. so sometimes there's just not a song but i want to know right now my addiction is taylor swift's song "blank space." >> yes. >> yes. >> what's your song? >> "eye of the tiger." ♪ rising up ♪ >> if you say you wear a hoodie and do the boxing. >> and run up the stairs. ♪ uptown funk you up >> i like that one, too. >> that's nice. george? >> i like whatever they're playing at the gym. '80s rock basically. >> i knew it. >> i'm kendrick lamar hip-hop. i need to be angry when i'm in there. >> ever listen to ballads? >> ballads? lifting weights? >> i used to lift to meat loaf like "anything but that" on the way to a basketball game. friend are like,
that pumps you up? "paradise by the dashboard lights." >> if you want to do a longer run, coldplay, you get into the words and forget how much pain you're in. is there there you go. >> adele is always a solid one. >> britney spears, i put that on mine, too. >> oops, you did it again, amy. >> these guys will post their playlists. we're going to go inside j. lo's closet in a minute if you can believe it. >> great segue. hey, how you doin'? it hurts. this is what it can be like to have shingles,
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♪ it started with a whisper ♪ good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and the biggest youtube stars in the country go to washington. the crazy moment inside the white house caught on camera and the bizarre questions they asked the president. ♪ i wish you were my first love ♪ and larger than life. >> this is my closet. >> inside jennifer lopez's incredible closet. what you can steal from the superstar's style and the tips you can use right now to make over your closet. and is this mom a fit-inspiration? or major frustration? she says there's no excuse for not being in shape. why she's under fire from other parents right now. ♪ we can't stop ♪ and why we can't stop loving miley. the superstar opens up in an exclusive interview. >> i'm not the way that people
try to make me seem. >> now she's revealing her next big project. ♪ how you like me now ♪ all that and little kids with big ideas in our "shark tank" as we say -- >> good morning, america! and that's not all. there is shark daymond john. and look who's in the tank this morning. a couple of kid entrepreneurs. they got some great ideas. and they are going to talk about how to get your kids involved in things like this as well. looking forward to that. all right, it's deejay friday. ms. nix is here pumping us up this morning and spinning us into this weekend. ♪ and we're playing save or splurge is the game today. how you can save on the hottest footwear of this winter. two versions of each pair of boots and we'll tell you which ones won't break your bank. >> okay, a lot coming up.
first let's get some news from ryan smith. we begin with new concerns about the fate of those two hostages held by isis militants in syria and threatened with death. the deadline for japan to pay a $200 million ransom in exchange for the hostages passed this morning with no word from isis. the mother of one hostage issued an emotional plea overnight peg begging the captors to spare her son's life. new chaos in yemen this morning. a crucial ally in the fight against al qaeda. a peace deal between rebels and the government collapsed thursday with the president resigning. many people now wondering who is in charge. the u.s. fears a change in power could strongly benefit al qaeda. and there are still more questions than answers in that cheating scandal surrounding the new england patriots. coach bill belichick and quarterback tom brady denying they had anything to do with deflating game balls used in last sunday's game. brady says the nfl hasn't even contacted him about the scandal. meanwhile, the indianapolis colts linebacker who intercepted a brady pass sunday and
reportedly alerted referees about the ball being soft now says that's not true. d'qwell jackson now saying he noticed nothing wrong with the ball. and new figures out this morning show some americans are really struggling to pay their rent, especially in some of the fastest growing cities. the average monthly rent rose more than 15% last month in san francisco and rose 10% in denver compared to the same time last year. and this disturbing new video of a kidnapping at this atm near dallas. take a look. it shows the moment the victim was forced out of the driver's seat and into the trunk of her own car. she says the robber then drove her to various banks forcing her to withdraw cash. police hope this video will help identify him. and a fraternity at the university of michigan has been suspended after this over-the-top party at a ski resort. check this out. it cost nearly $100,000 in damage. members of six fraternities and sororities are accused of trashing hotel rooms, ripping apart carpets, breaking furniture and windows, leaving
holes in the wall. the university says those involved will be held accountable and hopefully grounded. and finally, remember your first job as a teenager. all you wanted to do was save for your first car. well, this teenager can set his sights a lot higher than this. this is 16-year-old martin odegaard, he plays soccer. he's really good. i mean he's so good that a team in spain just signed him to a contract worth $6 million a year. that's per year, folks. it sure beats flipping burgers and this wonder kid is going to be making $120,000 per week. what's that? 1200 soccer balls, 400 iphones? this kid can do whatever he wants. >> that's 120,000 a week. >> you got it. >> okay, ryan, thanks very much. >> sure thing. we're going turn now to a very unconventional presidential interview. three youtube stars invited to the white house for a face-to-face with president obama. it's all about connecting the president with a younger audience.
abc's reena ninan has the details. >> reporter: youtube, land of viral videos, extreme stunts, singing cops. ♪ shake it off ♪ >> reporter: but one-on-one interviews with the president of the united states? >> if you had any superpower what would it be? >> i'd love to be able to speak any language. >> reporter: obama sitting down thursday with three youtube celebrities. >> hey, guys. >> reporter: bethany mota with 8 million loyal fans, also a semifinalist on "dancing with the stars." >> hello, this is glozell. >> reporter: glozell, the most followed african-american woman on youtube. >> i'm in the white house bathroom, y'all. look what i'm taking. >> reporter: and hank green, self-proclaimed internetainer entrepreneur. the interview streamed live an effort by the white house to connect with the millennial audience. >> before i came here to do this interview for youtube, i never really followed politics that much. >> you're not the only one. >> reporter: the unlikely interviewers not shying away from heavy-hitting topics. >> because of a cyberattack -- >> education as a whole more affordable for students. >> how do you justify dealing
with the castros? >> when you do something over and over again for 50 years and it doesn't work, it's time to try something new. >> so we're going to do a quick lightning round. >> reporter: but the exchanges also prompting some more, hmm, colorful moments. >> so i have green lipsticks, one for your first wife -- >> my first wife? >> i mean -- >> do you know something i don't? >> oh, oh, for the first lady. >> one for the first lady. >> and the first children. >> oh. >> can you take a selfie with me? >> reporter: for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news, new york. >> well, bethany mota would get my girls. they won't watch my interviews with the president, but bethany mota, sure, yeah. and you love the green lipstick. >> yes, that was a nice touch actually. i thought i wonder if the president ever could have imagined that moment happening but you know what, he's reaching to people who might not otherwise have heard what he had to say. >> yeah, look, it got 680,000 views just in the time since the
interview so it might be working. "pop news" and weather coming up. now lara is over in the social square. >> speaking of social media here's what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." first in "pop news," why we could be saying hello to mrs. doubtfire soon in a whole new way. we'll explain. i know that wasn't very good but you know what i mean. plus, one fit mom is sparking quite a firestorm online. is she fat-shaming other women? we'll get into that. then we're going to "shark tank" your life with this guy, daymond john, and some incredible kid entrepreneurs. we'll talk about that, high-five. high-fives all around. and then the boots are here for a reason because -- thank you. we'll show you how to save on winter boots. good morning, america. and our great crowd in times square. hi, everybody. let's do this! "gma's morning menu" is brought to you by centrum silver multivitamins for the most amazing parts of you. ♪ ins for the most amazing parts of you. ...with special k protein cereal. each hearty bowl is packed with protein and fiber.
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possible. see car insurance in a whole new light. liberty mutual insurance and there's ms. nix on this deejay friday getting us all ready for -- hold on just a second as lara gets ready. >> yeah. terrible moment where i thought i might have food in my teeth. america, i do not so i believe we are officially ready for "pop news." thank you, george. for outing me. >> you look great, lara. >> thanks, ryan. all right, guys, it's time to say hello to mrs. doubtfire. the musical. alan mankin, who wrote scores for "the little mermaid," "aladdin" has confirmed he's now hard at work transforming "mrs. doubtfire" into a broadway star and just think of all the material he has to work with from that incredible movie.
a big dancing number with vacuum, of course, the makeover and the famous hot flash scene. no word on an official opening date but what a tribute to the late great robin williams. >> oh, yeah. >> i mean -- >> high bar there. >> it's a high bar for sure but a lot of material to work with. you've got alan mankin. and i'm reserving my tickets. also in "pop news" on this friday morning, the heat is on. ♪ the heat is on ♪ >> george, it's an '80s tune. are you ready to start working out? no. i didn't think so. if you're one of those people who wants to see all the big movies before oscar night only 30 days to go and glamour.com has laid out a strategy for seeing all eight of the best picture nominated movies in the next four weeks so jot this down. first up, see "imitation game" asap. get to theaters. it's been out for awhile leaving soon and it won't be on dvd in time for the oscars. next up, "selma" and "american
sniper" preferably in that order and "selma" will probably leave theaters sooner. you could do a doubleheader. both very moving. you will need time to digest these films. yes. then you'll want to stream "boyhood" and "the grand budapest hotel" before february 10th because that is when "the theory of everything" comes out on demand. >> which is a must-see movie. >> incredible. >> i have to say "boyhood," we saw it over the weekend. >> did you like it? >> a lot more than i expected and see the boy age in realtime. >> what you can't help doing is insert yourself and wondering about your own children. it's very moving and it's an incredible feat in cinematography but you'll need some time for that one, as well. you got all these dates. "birdman" on february 17th and that leaves only "whiplash." you need to do research and find
a theater near you that's still showing it because it's not streaming. >> that's the one i haven't seen and i have heard great things about it. >> you need to take time off to see them. >> it is a tremendous year in filmmaking. they're all great so now you've got the strategy, let's go, team. you can do it. and then finally, sometimes in life you just have, you know you just forget to think things through, like, it's like buying a couch that's too big to fit through your front door. let's play this one again. in this hockey player's case -- >> oh, forgetting to hold the stick vertically. >> oh. leaving the ice, the junior player from michigan is just fine, everybody. his ego may not be. 8 million loops. >> oh. >> 8 million loops and counting on vine. there's a reason i'm playing this because perhaps he can learn a lesson from this guy, this bulldog who had a similar issue. big bone, small doggie door. >> you've got to be kidding. >> you know what -- >> he's not letting go. >> like a dog with a bone he
won't give up and -- >> a smart dog. >> slow and steady wins the race. there you go. >> our dogs would have never figured that one out. >> neither would mine. that's "pop news," everybody. >> thank you, lara. "heat index" coming up. ginger now has a check of the weather from the detroit auto show. >> oh, my goodness. i am standing next to the belle of the ball, the gt, everybody wants to get inside and nobody can except us. we'll do it in a minute. this thing has all innovative technologies, lightweight, 600 horsepower. see a lot of the technology go into the other cars. but it's about as strong as a nor'easter is what i wanted to tell you. i'm kidding. we have a very strong nor'easter powering up the coast. that's a serious headline. just to give you an idea of what's happening here are the snowfall forecasts, anywhere from the mid-atlantic through northeast and new england, this is a quick mover the next 24 to 36 hours and that thing is out. but we are not out. we are going to get inside this car in just a couple of minutes but for now that's the big picture.
>> good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the forecast. we will have a lot of sunshine today even in the north bay when the fog fades. the warm spell starts. it spills interest next week. it is trending dry. but february is trending wetter. mid-60's to nearly 70 degrees this afternoon. tonight we are back in the 40's mostly and the seven-day forecast shows the heat will peak on sunday with a chance of rain >> we are inside the gt now. give it a little hit. sounds good, doesn't it? how do i look? >> you look great. >> as good as that sounds, ginger. thank you. well, first off on our "gma heat index," the mom sparking a firestorm for boasting about her fitness. abc's mara schiavocampo has her story. >> reporter: it's the fitspiration leading to irritation.
this photo of fitness competitor and nutritionist abby pell attracting criticism after the 33-year-old uk mom posted an instagram snap of her abs next to her gaping 6-year-old with the caption, i have a kid, a six-pack and no excuse. >> i just thought it would be funny. >> reporter: but not everyone is laughing. many accusing pell of fat-shaming moms. comments like she's teaching her kid that anyone who doesn't conform has no excuse, they're just lazy. others defending her. one writing, "you have inspired me to work harder at the gym." now, pell is speaking out saying she simply wanted to motivate moms. >> my message was about having a choice and showing people that it can be achieved if you want to achieve it and just by leading by example. >> reporter: responses to pell's pic are similar to the backlash
against momma ria kang in 2013 when she posted this picture with her three sons and the caption "what's your excuse?" >> i didn't call you fat. i didn't call you lazy. i think that i represent a mother who is healthy and who can be a positive role model to other mothers. >> reporter: still some say pictures like this can send a different message. >> let's give props to this person who is in great shape but i think that certainly when you're talking about moms bouncing back from pregnancy, we have enough pressure on us as mothers. >> reporter: one woman's six-pack sparking countless conversations. for "good morning america," mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> thanks to mara for that. now it's time to "shark tank: your life." the competitors are kids, three young entrepreneurs who say age is no barrier to starting business. daymond, you met some young kids.
>> they have to be focused on their business and they still have to learn as they go. they really have to be laser focused. a lot of types even adults get off track. >> what about parents? can they help bring these lessons to kids. >> absolutely. you know how you have time to take the kids to soccer and do everything else, sometimes there's entrepreneurship time, and you should always, you know what, get them little digital books on entrepreneurship. >> that's a good idea. watch "shark tank" too. our kids like to do that. before we meet our guests how they got here. meet brothers sebastian and brandon martinez from florida, their company, are you kidding. >> we love socks. >> my brother loves crazy socks. and one day my mom asked him if he wanted to design a sock. >> and i came up with my cool ideas. these socks are cool for playing dancing, basketball or just looking cool. >> our mom helps us with all the hard work like shipping and financing. >> we started last year and we
made more than $15,000. now we want to take this company and make it a brand. >> next up, alina morse from michigan and her company zollipops. >> i came up with them because i love sugar and candy. sugar is terrible for my teeth so i asked why can't we make a healthy sucker that's good for your teeth. last year we made $70,000 in sales. my dad is my consultant in my business. i am the idea person. i come up with the designs of how we want our zollipops and the packaging to look. my dream is for our company is that every kid in america has a clean mouth, a healthy smile and a zollipop in their hand. >> good ideas right there. let's get started. first up sebastian and brandon have a lot of products, a lineup of products full of creativity. there they are coming out, guys. okay, sebastian, take it away. >> hello, shark, my name is sebastian martinez and i'm a ceo of are you kidding and i love
socks and my brother's name is -- >> brandon. i'm the director of sales or you could call me d.o.s. our socks are very colorful. comfortable and very, very fun. >> and we kids and grown-ups will want a pair or two. >> or even a hundred. our business is off and running. [ applause ] >> hold on, guys. so what do you think, daymond? i love it. hey, guys, you know, everybody is watching. if you had to sell your socks to one person out there and they could be watching, who would it be? >> you. >> i love it! >> that is a salesperson. i love it. >> these guys have their pitch down. >> they have it down pat. now, let's see what socks you are. eyeballs on yours. >> googly eyes. >> did $15,000 this year. >> yeah. >> wow. did you make all the sales? >> yeah. >> wow. >> amazing, excellent pitch. next up, alina.
her creation will have parents and kids smiling from ear to ear. come out and take it away. here she comes. ♪ >> go for it. >> hi, shark. i'm alina morse. i'm 9 years old and i'm the creator of zollipops. what kid doesn't love candy? but our parents are always telling us no way. too much sugar. one day i had enough. that's when i came up with the idea for zollipops. a lollipop that cleans your teeth and tastes great. my family and i work together to make the after you eat treat a success. we're growing every day. with zollipops you'll enjoy every treat and have a healthy smile for years to come. that's what i call a sweet deal. don't be a dumb-dumb, have a zollipop. >> i love it. i love it. >> i have to take some home. what do you think, daymond? >> you're supposed to know exactly what you're selling. can you put it in three words? >> amazing, clean, smiles. >> great. i know what a mean little man who needs a clean little mouth named kevin o'leary.
i got a sale for you. i love it. can i have one? all right. >> yeah. >> you know what's great. what these kids did put so much work into the pitch you can see the ad in the pitch. >> yeah, but let's not even forget how much did you do in sales this year. >> you mean last year. >> last year. >> about $70,000 in sales last year. >> $70,000. >> wow. a couple years of college right there. >> yeah, i was 30 when i finally made that. that's amazing. >> no, that is unbelievable. you guys all did great. i think we got a lot of winners here. >> we got winners. you know what i'm very happy because you know what, i love when i see kids who want to do this. there you go. >> thank you. >> thank you so much. >> all right. do you have any other ideas out there percolating you might want to try one day to sell or is it all about socks? >> yeah. >> we also want to sell -- >> we should do a little merger. socks and pops, you know what i mean.
>> well, we also want to make like shirts too. >> shirts. >> that's a good idea. >> brand extension. that's great. >> how about you, alina, anything else percolating out there? >> robots. >> robots. >> that go to work for your family. >> that go to work for your family. >> you invent that, you'll never have to work again. >> if you invent that i'll weigh 400 pounds. >> congratulations. that was fantastic. thank you, daymond. great to have you as well. tune in to "shark tank" at 9:00 eastern right here on abc. >> these are good. >> yeah, they are good. how to save and splurge on the hottest winter boots of the season. ♪
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so will some large swell now through sunday. seven-day draft, ♪ ♪ girl i'm watching you loving the way you controlling the scene ♪ ♪ sexy ♪ that sounds good. ne-yo, latest music video "coming with you," and guess what he'll be here live right here in times square monday morning. cannot wait for that. part of our winter concert series. >> he's so good. >> monday just got better. >> yes. we also have ms. nix providing the soundtrack for you this morning. did we mention tgif, everybody. so happy to have her here grooving us into the weekend, baby. >> always good to dance, especially when you got to see j. lo's closet. yeah i said that. we're going to see her closet say, i said that. giving "people" magazine a peek inside. even though you can't dress like
a diva you can organize your closet like a diva. abc's abbie boudreau has more on that. ♪ love don't cost a thing ♪ >> reporter: jennifer lopez, no stranger to all things fabulous, not to mention her larger-than-life closet. >> hi, i'm jennifer lopez and this is my closet. >> reporter: "the boy next door" star taking "people" magazine inside her diva-worthy closet. >> it's not just a closet. it's a huge room we converted. when i get ready for events. >> reporter: hundreds of designer shoes. >> prada, old, 15 years old. >> reporter: jeans stacked floor to ceiling. >> they're like a boyfriend cut jean. >> reporter: even her versace dress. >> sorry, versace. >> reporter: you know the one, and while we all can't live j. lo, we can make the most of what we've got. >> there's so many different things you can do. >> reporter: i met up with a professional closet organizer for some space-saving tips inspired by j. lo's closet. first off she says declutter. >> yes, because if you really have just what you need and what you use, you're not going to have to sift through all this stuff.
>> reporter: after ridding your closet of clothes you don't wear, crystal says it's time to organize. >> i love doing hanging shelves and i use it for clutches. you can roll up your belts and put it in there. >> reporter: another clever idea, she says switch your hangers from plastic or wooden ones to these ultra thin velvet ones. >> you'll save more space and it has a little different aesthetic. >> reporter: and as for shoes, use stackable shelves. you say go vertical. >> yes. >> reporter: whatever you do, crystal says utilize every square inch from top to bottom. for "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> j. lo's closet, enviable and lots of boots in there, so only feels right we continue talking about that. time to play "save or splurge." this is our winter boot edition. we're going to see three of the hottest looks that work for weekend and out on the town. our audience have save or splurge paddles. do you have them? so you guys will guess and
"good housekeeping" style director lori bergamotto is with us to put us to the test. hi, lori. >> hello, good morning. >> so first style that we're seeing is -- >> a work look. so a lot of people don't think that you can wear a snow boot to work. they think you have to change which is fine but we're going to show you can bring it to work and take it with you the whole day. >> all right. let's see our first look. >> come on out, girls. >> we do have twins so here we have them. you can see that they're not in the tall me boot which a lot of women do and wear and we love that but this is going to be a style, this combat boot style. >> it's very young and hip. >> it is very hip but i'm telling you, lara, anybody can pull this off. >> really? >> really. you don't just have to wear it with jeans. you're going to see this at every mall across america, every shop. this is the way to wear it to work. >> let me ask, which one is christine and crystal? who is who? >> christine. >> and crystal. that we can't reveal who is the save and who is the splurge. >> that's right. >> one is very expensive.
one of these is -- >> a little less expensive. >> a little less yeah, not a bargain, so audience take a look at the boots. which one is the save and which one is the splurge on the combat-style, winter fluffty inside boot. that's a technical term. >> i think we're talking about christine. christine, raise your hand just a little bit. so is she a save or splurge? is she a save or splurge? >> save a splurge? >> she's the save. >> she is the -- reveal -- the splurge. so, this is an almost $500 boot by stuart weitzman. we have crystal in the madden girl boot which is $74.99. a big difference. >> this is the madden girl boot. >> that is the save. so the difference is 500 to 74.99. you can get the save item at bonton.com. that's our work look. let's go to our weekend looks. >> thank you, twins. and another set of twins coming up. >> here they come.
>> this is katie and kristie. >> find yourself in a ski town, you walk around. >> a boot that's popular with celebs. >> it is. >> i think park city is happening right now. >> sundance is coming up. >> sundance, you'll see a lot of celebs wearing this. these are called sorels the very high-end version. the style is very functional. >> the style is very functional. you can find them at a lot of different price points and want to talk about our model on the left, that would be katie, yes. okay, so, audience, katie -- >> so katie, is she the save or is she the splurge? what do you think in the sorel-style celebrity worn -- >> okay. >> so -- >> they think she's the save. >> and she is -- okay. >> audience, i was with you on that one. >> as lara was saying, the higher end, the splurge, is the sorel, $150 but miss katie is in a boot by kmart for 34.99. >> go kmart. i like the kmart one to be
honest. >> they are a little lighter, but you kcan and clean those suckers off. >> do we have time for one last look? >> really quick. >> going out, mel and cece are going out on the town. you're feeling animalistic. i can relate to that. which one is the save? let's go to -- what's your name? >> mel. >> is mel the save or splurge? i'm going to go with the she is the splurge. >> she is the -- mel, reveal. the save! so the price difference here is huge. the montclair boot is 510 and these from boot world are 79. >> information on this on our website, goodmorningamerica.com. the point is you can have great style. you depth have to spend a lot of money. thank you so much, lori bergamotto. and we're going to head out to ginger who is up -- she's in detroit looking at some gorgeous cars and has a final look at the weather. hi, ging. [ applause ] >> oh, lara, you have no idea. we are going to go into the future. you know i love doing that, forecasting, so one of the
concept cars, the chevy bolt with a "b," not a "v." this hinge, range, 200-mile. all electric. you probably heard of electric cars before. what about this? the world's first 3d printed car. come this a little closer. i want to show you. that is plastic melted down. you can ma nip late it, make it your own in production on the floor here at the auto show. yeah. it's that crazy and you can see the production, how they do it, 3d printing and making a vehicle that runs. i will be driving it in a second but let's go ahead and get your forecast and a clipper driving across the great lakes right here in detroit. we'll get snow by sunday. everybody hear that. your forecast. your personal forecast. oh timing there, sunday, it's very -- and then new york, you get it again so you get the nor'easter on saturday and then you get it again through the mid-atlantic sunday night into monday so that's a look at the big picture. the weekend highlights, of course. >> good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with fog and haze this morning but total sunshine this afternoon with low-to-mid 60's and breezy at the coast and the rest of us are mid-60's to 70 but there is
more warmth this weekend as the heat peaks with record highs on sunday. have a great >> all right. all that weather brought to you by liberty mutual insurance. you guys ready? don't run anybody over? i won't. okay. driving away. i'm going to hang out in michigan. >> all right, ginger. i like to see you ride off in style. fans of the abc hit musical comedy "galavant" cannot wait for the big season finale on sunday. this once upon a time comedy is set in a fairy tale medieval kingdom where everybody sings and dances and mallory jansen plays evil queen madalena who is not particularly interested in her handsome prince dashing galavant. take a look. >> prisoner, i've >> i've called up here to catch up my brother-in-law/future husband. >> you know i can hear you, right? >> so that's the king and queen of valencia, their daughter. she annoys me. and that's my ex. >> and i am galavant and so help
me god -- >> shut up, pretty boy. >> my boy toy jester was cuter pre-dungeon. >> welcome, mallory. this is such a great show. nothing like it on television. how challenging is it, though. you're dancing, singing, camping it up. you've got to be funny too. there's nothing you don't have to do. >> there's a lot in this. dancing, singing, we were put in singing rehearsals and dancing rehearsals and i've learned a lot from doing this show. >> it's hysterical. how much improv is going on or all scripted? >> you know there is a lot of improv. we're usually given a few takes at the start to do you know like by the script but then after that, it's creative freedom so we do a lot of that. >> your character, madalena, the evil queen, we saw you, that's my ex. that's my boy toy. she's quite the gold digger. >> she's a piece of work. >> she went for the old king and went for the power and money. >> she's an interesting character. that's for sure.
she knows exactly what she wants and good for her, you know. >> has to be fun to play. >> so much fun. >> of course you're nothing like that in real life. >> i hope not. no, she's a complete psycho, i hope i'm not like that. >> i heard you're a big monty python fan. do you have a favorite scene? >> yes. >> i mean i'm sure that helps you because it's very similar humor. >> oh, my gosh. i love monty python. i grew up on all that kind of comedy. >> 'tis but a flesh wound. >> yes. yeah, good. >> oh my gosh, i love that, yes. >> and speaking of funny, you have some hilarious guest stars, co-stars. >> we do. >> weird al yankovic played a monk saying, hey, hey, we're the monks. ricky gervais. >> i'm telling you that. he can move his hips. he's great. >> you have ricky gervais, as well. >> we do have ricky and he's brilliant. you talk about improv. improv, he's the improv king. >> speaking of improv, i want to do a quick little game with you. see how quick you are on your feet. we'll call it mallory ever after. so we'll ask you questions and you just tell me the first thing.
>> okay. >> favorite fairy tale villain. >> oh, the wicked queen from "snow white." >> that makes sense. fairy tale character you wanted to be as a kid. >> belle from "beauty and the beast." >> you look like her. oh i like that. >> thank you. >> number one monty python moment. >> oh, god. it has to be the big guy in the restaurant when he exploded. >> always fun when that explodes. yes. best thing about being evil? >> oh, getting to boss around vinnie jones is pretty great. >> finish this sentence, once upon a time -- >> madalena lived happily ever after. >> that's a perfect way to end it. mallory, thank you so much. really appreciate it. we want to thank medieval times for creating this set for us. "galavant" airs sunday at 8:00 on abc. coming up we have miley cyrus opening up about her passion project being a role female announcer: get beautyrest, posturepedic even tempur-pedic mattress sets at low clearance prices.
and we're back now and our exclusive interview with miley cyrus. she's making headlines this time not for what she's taking off but for what she's putting on. creating lipstick and lip gloss for a cause that's very close to her heart. abc's cameron mathison got the latest from the megastar about this passion project. ♪ we can't stop ♪
>> reporter: she's a hollywood triple threat with the number one album now fresh off worldwide bangerz tour, it seems miley cyrus just can't stop. ♪ and we won't stop ♪ >> reporter: don't let the tongue wagging, foam fingers and crop tops fool you. there's much more to this 2-year-old megastar than meets the eye. if somebody didn't know you, what would they be surprised about you to know? >> i'm not the way that people try to make me seem. i don't go around just trashing hotel rooms and partying. i'm actually working on, you know, music that i love and being involved in things that i love. >> reporter: now miley is doing just that joining the ranks of rihanna, lady gaga and nicki minaj as the new face of mac's renowned viva glam campaign that donates 100% of miley's custom lipstick sales to the mac aids fund. why does this mean so much to you? >> i think empowering those affected by hiv and giving them hope to know people are fighting for them and especially not just for the cure but to end this kind of stereotype.
i think it's fun for young people to get to buy lipstick and know it's going to changing the way their future will be. >> reporter: here at the los angeles lgbt center, miley spends time working with young adults. the minute she walks in the woman clad in her glitter sweatpants -- >> what's going on in here today? >> reporter: -- one thing is clear, this is her passion project. would you consider yourself a role model for them? >> you know what, if people ask if i'm a role model, i can actually say i am for what i know of what is important to teach people and what is important to teach people is that judging -- you can't judge other people. ♪ i came in like a wrecking ball ♪ >> reporter: miley remains self-deprecating about her chart topping vocal chops, especially when it comes to one very prestigious accolade. huge congratulations on your nomination for the grammy. >> thank you. >> that is fantastic. >> thank you. >> how does that feel? >> good. i'll probably never get it but i'm stoked about the nomination. >> come on now. >> probably not going to happen but i'm stoked to go.
>> reporter: her likely date to the february awards show, new beau, patrick schwarzenegger. i have one more question and it's going to be a biggie. >> uh-oh. >> it's going to be a biggie. sort of like a quiz show question. one time, are you a good speller? >> not really. >> how do you spell schwarzenegger? >> literally i just had this. apparently -- i can't tell you -- there's not a "t" in it. >> reporter: cameron mathison, abc news, los angeles. >> we were just looking at the lipstick color, and we approve. very nice, miley. great job. coming up, co-host of espn's "mike & mike" and "new york times'" best-s
sports fans know mike greenberg is co-host of espn's "mike & mike," also a "new york times" best-selling author. he's got a brand-new novel out called "my father's wives." there you see it. mike welcome back to "gma." we're going to talk about that in just a second but you not only have mastered the long form of the novel but you also mastered twitter.
your #shrinkage this morning on the nfl scandal going crazy. >> i think that's the appropriate thing to call it as a lifelong "seinfeld-ian." i cannot continuous lyly say deflated ball s with a straight face, i can't do it so we have to come up with something else. #shrinkage. here's the bottom line on this, george at the end of the day i think this had zero impact on the patriots winning sunday. i think it has had zero impact on their overall success in the brady and belichick era but at the end of the day the rules are in place for a reason. if they knowingly and willingly violated the rules, they deserve some sort of discipline and i'm sure there will be some sort. >> they're going to be in the super bowl. >> absolutely. i believe bill belichick yesterday more than i believed tom brady. the investigation will tell whatever it will tell. someone will get slapped but there is no way -- i would be flabbergasted, and i suppose i've been flabbergasted before but i would be flabbergasted if tom brady is not eligible to play in the super bowl.
>> it seems like the investigation is being slow-walked a bit as well. i want to talk about the novel because i love the story about how you first got the idea. >> well, i wanted to write a book that was a little -- was a first person male narrator in my voice, but i needed to come up with a character. one night i was having dinner in los angeles with a friend of a friend, seated next to someone i had never met before and never seen again and he says to me, you know, my dad was married six times. for me mother's day was always the most expensive day of the year and i thought it was a funny line but then i thought to myself, wow, that is fascinating. my dad is 82. i still talk to him literally every single day, so that couldn't be further from my experience but i thought there's my character and literally from something as random as that began this -- >> and he searches all over the country, all over the world meeting every one of his father's wives. >> what happened is he had no relationship with his father from the time he was 9. his dad married five times later. now he is an adult and his life is sort of falling apart and decides he needs once and for all find out who his dad was and he does.
he travels around the world and meets the five women his father was married to after he left his life and by doing that he figures out who his dad was and i guess who he is. >> boy, so different from your day job. how do you find the time to do this? >> listen you can only schlepp around mike golic around for so long before you come up with something that requires a little intellectual stimulation so in the mornings we do #shrinkage and in the afternoon i find myself in the library. >> thinking about another one. >> i need your help. i have two ideas. i have notes on two books. one is another one sort of like this traditional family novel. the other is a thriller in sort of the "gone girl-esque" kind of genre. so i'm going to let you choose. which one? >> you've done the family one. go for the thriller. >> all right. let's do it and get ben affleck to make a movie and scare the heck out of everybody. >> i'll be executive producer. >> i'll write on it, george stephanopoulos approved. >> fantastic. mike, i do approve. always great having you. >> great to see you. >> thanks a lot. "my father's wives" is available in stores and online right now and we'll be right back.
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