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fignicholas figueroa good morning, america. breaking overnight, dangerous flash flooding. half a foot of rain falling down south, wiping out roads in hours, trapping drivers. >> dispatch, this vehicle is completely under the water. >> at least 20 water rescues and more storms are on the way. new this morning -- bloody battle. new video of the chaos from that deadly biker shootout. 170 gang members charged in the killings. snipers on the lookout, a town on alert as fears grow this morning about a new wave of bikers bent on revenge. real-life captain america. an army officer caught on camera racing to a fiery car wreck, springing into action to save three people trapped inside, dragging one man from the flames. >> hey, there's somebody still in the car! >> what this true superhero is saying this morning. ♪ you can't stop me no ♪
and big moves and big emotions at the "dancing" finale. the three stars with a perfect night. noah gets emotional. riker with a white-hot performance. and rumer brings her dad to tears. the most competitive season ever still up for grabs. who will take home the mirrorball trophy? ♪ we do say good morning on this tuesday morning. and a big night on "dancing with the stars." no clear front-runner just hours from the finale. >> what a night it was. each dancer came out with the best performance we've seen all year long. noah's so emotional. and, you know, sharna tailored that dance so perfectly to his story. >> uh-huh. that was good commentary there, george. >> how about that? i could be a judge. >> we can make that happen. we move on and begin with the flash flooding overnight. torrential rain falling. half a foot of rain coming down
in just hours trapping dozens of people on the road. ginger tracking it all. >> it's not just the amount of rain. it's how fast it falls. and you get scenes like this. a school bus, children still on it stuck in the water. thankfully, they all got out. but there was deadly flash flooding from texas to mississippi. flash flooding inundating the deep south this morning. at least four inches of rain falling fast, washing out roads in just a few hours. in san angelo, texas -- >> dispatch, this vehicle is completely under the water. >> reporter: at least 20 water rescues. >> we're going to try to get these people out of this car and we'll bring them up to the ambulance. >> reporter: farther west in pecos, texas, rapid-fire golf ball-sized hail. deadly flash flooding stretching east. 24 hours of water rescues from texas to vicksburg, mississippi. and in ruston, louisiana, rising waters sweeping a car away. the 11-year-old inside, killed. but a 7-year-old escaping, clinging to a tree for an hour
before being rescued. the biggest issues this morning happening around san angelo, texas. they're in a flash flood watch all the way up to wichita, kansas. so it's a large swath of the plains that have to be watching out, and that's not just through today. that is through the midweek and beyond, because the system will kind of bring more rain 3 to 4 inches right there in southern oklahoma, north texas. some spots could see another half foot. this is a big problem, and we've got hail and damaging winds in west texas as a probability this afternoon too. robin. >> i know you're keeping an eye on it, thank you, ginger. but now to the latest on that deadly gang shootout in texas. 170 bikers in custody this morning charged in connection with the bloody brawl that left 9 dead, 18 injured. there's fear of retaliation this morning. and abc's phillip mena is in waco with the latest. good morning, philip. >> reporter: robin, good morning. law enforcement here still very much on guard this morning. in the wake of the shooting, a statewide bulletin was issued stating gangs had an order to kill anyone in uniform.
this morning, newly released mug shots of some of the 170 bikers taken into custody after the shootout that left 9 dead and 18 injured at this texas restaurant. they appear to include members of the notorious bandidos, scimitars and cossacks biker gangs. this video shows the violence unfolding. violence starting in the restroom quickly spilling out into the parking lot. the bikers using brass knuckles, knives, chains, clubs, and guns. >> 170 individuals have been charged with engaging in organized crime in reference to a capital murder case at twin peaks. >> reporter: cops lining up the gang members on the curb loading them into buses and squad cars. each gang member being held on a $1 million bond. investigators were still processing the crime scene monday gathering evidence with snipers on the lookout. are you worried at all about possible retaliation? >> it's certainly something that we're aware of. >> reporter: edward winterhalder
live was a member of the feared bandidos for six years. >> they lost something in their childhood, and in the motorcycle gang, they find the sense of family they never had. >> reporter: he's written ten books on biker culture. he says for bikers, territory is everything. >> i think the potential for more violence is there. >> reporter: the bandidos have a saying, cut one, we all bleed. the ruthlessness featured on the show "gangland." >> if you pass us on the highway, that'd be a mistake. >> reporter: charles falco is a former atf contractor who took years to take out the gangs. he requested we not show his face. >> at least half are involved in some sort of constant criminal activity. >> reporter: according to the department of justice, there are more than 300 so-called outlaw motorcycle gangs across the country with thousands of members. but the bandidos along with four other biker gangs are classified as a serious national domestic threat, the feds say, involved in everything from drug trafficking to prostitution.
two big questions this morning. how will prosecutors try all 170 people in custody? and will they pursue the death penalty? george. >> okay, philip, thanks very much. we're going to turn now to the major military victory for isis. the terror group on the move in iraq, taking control of the key city of ramadi where hundreds of civilians and soldiers have been killed in fierce fighting. you see this new video right here showing trapped officials being rescued. martha raddatz is covering the offensive from washington. martha, u.s. officials can see this is a setback. what is the plan to take the city back? >> george, this will require not jose alvarez only more intensive u.s. air strikes, but iraq is turning to iran for help on the ground. there are iranian-backed militias heading for ramadi. we were there with iraqi forces in al anbar just a few months ago when they were trying to push isis fighters back, but today isis flags are flying in ramadi.
the streets are now deserted. and there are reports of mass executions of iraqi forces and tribal fighters. that new video this morning really says it all. the iraqi security forces who survived had to be rescued by those helicopters and returned to base. they are clearly not ready for this fight, and the u.s. is going to have to figure out a new strategy to make this work. george, one senior military officer telling me, it's as bad as you are hearing, probably worse in some areas. george? >> my goodness. they're not sugar-coating it at all. okay martha thanks very much. >> they are tea really not, okay, george. now to the race for the president and hillary clinton. the state department announcing it may not release her private e-mails from when she was secretary of state until early next year, just days before the iowa caucus. abc's cecilia vega is on the clinton campaign trail and joins us now from cedar falls, iowa. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: robin, good morning to you.
these are those state department e-mails that hillary clinton wrote from her personal e-mail account. you will weather theremember the controversy that launched just when she launched her presidential bid. she said she would release them from her private servers, 50,000 pages of e-mails. we're talking about that many. the state department may not release those e-mails until january 2016. that is just a couple of weeks before the iowa caucuses. that would be -- this is a key early voting state, one that hillary clinton wants to win, really wants to win. she's campaigning hard out here. robin, you can bet the timing of this release will raise some serious questions out here on this campaign trail. >> and, cecilia, the other big question seems to be when hillary clinton will take questions from the press. >> reporter: yeah, that's right. we saw her out here yesterday in iowa. we tried to ask some questions. she just waved to us from afar. 28 days, by our count, since she's taken a media question. just nine questions so far. robin, republicans having a field day with this. she's got another avent today.
we'll try again today, robin. >> you'll be on the trail with her. all right, cecilia thank you very much. we move on to the latest on the deadly amtrak derailment. fbi investigators have ruled out a gun as a cause for that damaged windshield raising new questions about the possibility that human error caused the crash. abc's david kerley has the story. >> reporter: on the partially shattered windshield of amtrak 188, that small circular fracture was not caused by a bullet. fbi forensic analysts now saying they found no damage that could have been caused by a firearm. this after an assistant conductor said she thought she heard the engineer talk about being hit by a rock or shot at before the derailment. but there were no recordings no mention to dispatchers. this morning, the ntsb will determine if the windshield was hit by something else. those investigators will also have to determine why the eight-car train accelerated to more than 100 miles an hour before a 50-mile-an-hour curve. we know that speed and applying the brakes at the last moment caused the derailment, but why the sudden acceleration? the data recorder may reveal if
the throttle was manually increased, possible human error. and experts will be going through the engine to look at the other prime possibility, that the acceleration was caused by a mechanical failure. the ntsb says it could be up to a year before it can determine the probable cause of the derailment which claimed eight lives. it really is about the speed and that acceleration. that's why investigators will now be poring through all that data and the hope robin, is that the engineer whose lawyer says he suffered a concussion, that some of his memory will come back as he heals from those wounds. robin. >> that is, indeed, the hope. david, thank you. now to dangers on the racetrack. just days before the indianapolis 500, another serious crash during practice monday, bringing the total to four in the past week. indycar is taking action now to make sure the race is safe. and abc's matt gutman has the latest on that. good morning, matt. >> reporter: hey, good morning, robin. those indycars hurtle around the track at a speed faster than a jetliner takes off.
and just two weeks before the biggest event in motorsports, the indy 500 organizers actually increased the speed of those cars, something they have now put the brakes on. overnight, indycar investigating four airborne crashes days before the most watched race in the world, the indianapolis 500. this morning, james hinchcliffe is in stable condition recovering from surgery after this nasty crash monday afternoon. watch as he comes around a turn during a practice run on the indianapolis motor speedway. you see his wheels lock. he skids at about 220 miles per hour into the wall, flames shooting out of his car, tires sent flying. his crash, the fourth in less than a week on this track. three-time indy 500 winner helio castroneves turning a backflip during his terrifying wreck last wednesday. >> didn't have enough time. and the car spun out. >> reporter: a day later josef newgarden also sent soaring.
we spoke to driver ed carpenter about it saturday. >> it's been quite a different year this year with all new aero kits and a lot of changes to the cars. >> reporter: but a day later carpenter's car went flipping as well. abc news learned that each of these crashes was caused by something different like a flat tire or a setup error. but one thing they all had in common, those aero kits, extra trim added by each car's team to all of those vehicles just in the past two weeks modifying the shane of those wings and fins designed to make the cars go faster. analysts wondering if that added faster design may have caused the cars to flip. >> when the cars turn around and go backwards after a crash, they're getting airborne. >> reporter: now indycar ordering all cars to reduce their horsepower and to modify the car's design to keep them slower. but perhaps what's most shocking about those crashes is that nobody was seriously hurt. and over the years, indycar technology has helped keep drivers safe and safer, including creating suits like
this. this is a fire suit that can help keep a driver safe and not burn for ten precious seconds even in a 2,000-degree gasoline fire. robin. >> matt, makes so much of a difference, thank you. now to amy with the other top developing stories right now starting with a group of airport workers under arrest this morning. good morning. federal agents say they have uncovered a drug-smuggling ring involving baggage handlers at oakland's airport. three are accused of shipping marijuana since 2012 using their security badges to speak carry-on luggage containing marijuana into terminals for outbound passengers. in all, 14 people are charged in the case. and breaking news from london police making several arrests in connection with the $300 million jewel heist. the burglars drilled this massive hole to access the vault. hamish macdonald has the details. hamish good morning. >> reporter: amy, good morning. the authorities have been tracking this heist since easter when it occurred and said it was
possible the robbers had already fled the country making it very difficult to track them down. but now this news of seven arrests in and around london after raids on 12 addresses, it also netted significant quantities of high value goods. it took place over the easter weekend. this team allegedly went in using heavy drilling machinery to smash through a concrete wall and get to the jewels. now, among those arrested a 76-year-old man, but police are also saying that they're apologizing for the role in all this. they did not follow the proper protocol and did not respond properly or quickly enough. >> hamish thank you. 58 have been killed after rains triggered a landslide sweeping away homes in colombia. the death toll could rise sharply once water resides. and a wild escape attempt in los angeles. three burglary suspects fled and from police crashing into a car before taking off and
pulling into a driveway and ran on foot. two of them tried to jump from roof to roof. one hiding behind a garage. but as what usually happens, police eventually took all three into custody. and a florida bank robber didn't get too far with his loot. watch as a customer chases him down. moments later, even tying him up for police. turns out that customer is a mixed martial arts fighter who just happened to be in line during the burglary. finally, if you're ever walking down the street and run into a bear, you may want to do what this guy did or maybe not. he was hunting in sweden. watch what he did when the bear appeared to charge at him. [ man roaring ] yep, that's him roaring at the top of his lungs making his hands really big, and he's certainly facing one of the most ferocious animals on the planet. but thankfully for this guy, that bear fled. we're not sure what the hunter's plan b was and we're also not sure why he had a camera rolling. >> yes. >> but you know what, this is a nice tidbit of information some locals claim scandinavian brown bears are
shy, which exactly looks to be the case. >> we did the story last week where they said not to run. turns out it's right. >> you make yourself big. >> and we all agreed we would be in the fetal position. >> but thankfully he's okay. >> now we know what to do. >> what do you have for us, lara? >> robin, a terrific story this morning. a real-life superhero in this army captain caught on camera racing to the rescue after a fiery car crash. three people trapped inside the burning vehicles. and abc's t.j. holmes is here with the story for us. good morning, t.j. >> apparently lara, you do not need an "s" on your chest to save the day. this guy took on this scenario, no mask, no cape, no superpowers and as you're about to see in this video, the phrase good samaritan really does not do him justice. a community's act of heroism caught on camera. take a look at this. three people trapped were inside these cars after a fiery head-on crash. one car going up in flames sunday afternoon in chatham county, north carolina, after
police say one of the drivers crossed the center line and hit another car with two passengers. neighbors jumping into action even before firefighters got there. [ sirens ] >> knock that car out of the way. watch out, watch out! >> reporter: one guy using a fire extinguisher to smash the window to get to the people trapped inside. the guy in that red t-shirt is a soldier from nearby ft. bragg. he eventually drags william thompson, one of the victims, away from the flames. >> i grabbed one of those fire extinguishers. we smashed out the back window and the driver's side window. from there i grabbed mr. thompson. i took him to a safe distance. >> reporter: but army captain steve voglezon wasn't done yet. >> there's somebody still in the car. >> reporter: running back into the inferno to retrieve thompson's wife. >> if i wasn't a soldier i wouldn't know what to do. the army has helped a lot. >> reporter: and the red t-shirt he was wearing at the time of the rescue it's a captain america t-shirt. but voglezon says he's no
superhero. >> i was just at the right place at the right time, at least ten to bind us together to help save people's lives. >> no, i didn't make up the t-shirt part but you're going to love this guy. he say he wants everybody else -- it was a group effort. he wants everybody to come forward. it wasn't just about me. i want everybody to come get the attention. it's kind of an avengers coming together here. >> yes. >> exactly. so humble. so humble. >> he's great. he's great. >> thanks, t.j. back to ginger. look at the fog across the northeast. >> yeah, and, robin, you were saying, delays as of last night. delays as of this morning. an hour at laguardia. some in philadelphia. look, that's midtown manhattan. can't see much. and now we've got also a picture from philly. from the airport and that's going to show you it's not looking good there, either. so do check ahead because you may be delayed or worse. anyway that's the big picture.
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camera. a fan's neck is broken in the fall, and she's speaking out this morning. and the all-out search in one terrified town for a mountain lion on the loose. plus what bruce jenner said last night about his life to his family and to millions of viewers. stay with us. "good morning america" is right back.
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good morning, america. right now, we are tracking that dangerous flooding in the south. more strong storms on the way following at least 20 water rescues overnight. also right now, police in waco, texas, on alert this morning, bracing for possible retaliation after that deadly biker brawl. 170 gang members in custody. and last night, bruce jenner opening up about his transition as we do say, good morning, america, on this tuesday morning. taylor swift's "bad blood" video is trending everywhere right now topping youtube overnight. >> my daughters were watching it last night. i said, close that computer right now. go to bed. >> i'm sure that didn't work and that's not all, you know. amy, you have "the speed feed" coming up. you'll show what really happened
behind the scenes. this epic stunt failed. >> that's right. it's been viewed many, many times, as well. we have all that ahead. but we begin this half hour with the latest on that mansion murder mystery. police revealing new details about that surveillance video showing the person of interest and the family's housekeeper is telling her side of the story. abc's ryan smith is in washington with the latest on all this. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: and good morning to you, robin. the police presence remains steady here at the family's home where they say a quadruple homicide occurred. and as they continue to work the scene, a longtime employee of the family is speaking out about what she says one of the victims told her the day before the fire. this morning, police revealing new information about that deadly fire killing wealthy businessman savvas savopoulos, his wife, amy, and what authorities believe are their 10-year-old son and their housekeeper, vera figueroa. authorities telling abc news this video showing a person of interest was shot miles away from the family's home but close
to where savopoulos' blue porsche was found torched. now, a long-time family housekeeper nelita gutierrez is shedding light on the mysterious quadruple homicide. telling abc news she was with savopoulos the day before the fire. he said his wife was going out that night. this new detail seemingly contradicts a message left by savopoulos for an employee that same night. >> i hope you get this message. amy is in bed sick tonight. and she was sick this afternoon. >> reporter: and according to gutierrez, vera figueroa's husband came to the savopoulos home looking for his wife banging on the front door allegedly hearing scuffling noises from inside. moments later she claimed figueroa's husband received a call from savopoulos telling him his wife was staying the night. >> i wouldn't be surprised if there was not already somebody in the house. obviously the bad guys would not want anybody else in the house. >> reporter: police now on the hunt for leads, offering a
$25,000 reward to anyone for information leading to an arrest and conviction. and while the search continues for suspects the savopouloses' surviving daughters, 19-year-old abigail and her younger sister both now living with their grandparents. just four days before the fire, on mother's day, one of the young women seeming how special the family's bond was reportedly saying to her mother on a facebook post "iem'm so grateful for everything you do." george? >> okay, ryan. such a strange, sad story. we're going to turn now to a lawsuit against one of the most popular deejays in the world. steve aoki, known for going wild during his shows, but one woman says he went too far claiming she broke her neck during this stunt you see just a few years ago. you see aoki jumping from scaffolding onto a rubber raft in the crowd right there and abc's tom llamas is here with the story. >> reporter: good morning, george. you can see how these concerts really are. imagine being in a crowd of people, dancing, screaming, when one of the world's most famous deejays jumps from two stories
high and pretty much lands right on your head. one woman tells us it happened to her, and there was nothing fun about it. deejay steve aoki, one of the biggest stars in electronic dance music, is known for his high-nfl live performances crowd surfing, jumping into the audience and smashing cake into fans' faces. now, this millionaire beat-master who has broken all types of records when it comes to concert ticket sales is being sued for allegedly breaking the neck of one concertgoer. the 2012 incident was caught on multiple cameras. watch as aoki launches from a 20-foot-high scaffolding landing in a raft held up by the crowd. under that raft, 27-year-old brittany hickman. >> i was unconscious. >> reporter: hickman says she wasn't even a fan, only attending the concert with friends and describes being trapped when the pool raft was thrown into the audience. >> eve a oak question jumped
landed on the raft landed on my head and i was knocked out. >> reporter: hickman said she had no idea how hurt she was until a doctor's visit days later where she got the scare of her life. >> he's like, don't be alarmed. he's like, but you broke a bone in your neck. >> reporter: the case is headed to trial. >> he's going around the world performing for large audiences and there's people constantly being subjected to this risk. >> reporter: in a statement to abc news, steve says, "i would never want anyone to get hurt at any one of my shows. and feel badly that someone has. but at this time, i have been advised by my attorneys to not speak about this as it's going to trial." now, hard rock san diego where the concert took place is also named in the suit, but they had no comment. it's been a busy time for steve aoki, guys. he just released a new album last week. >> okay tom, thanks very much. >> all right there, george. now to a california neighborhood on high alert. a mountain lion on the loose putting residents there on edge. abc's aditi roy has that story.
>> reporter: terror in this northern california neighborhood monday. >> we hear that there's a mountain lion. that's insane. >> reporter: a mountain lion on the loose spotted 3 separate times over 12 hours. wildlife officials scouring the streets armed with tranquilizer guns, warning neighbors to stay away. >> it was just running around the backyard. it's all gated, so i don't know how the heck it got back there, but it's just a big shock. >> reporter: the first sighting, at 4:30 a.m. from a resident. officers arrive in time to spot the animal on a street corner but can't nab it. nine hours later, a resident reports seeing the cat walking away from an apartment complex. finally at 4:30 p.m., a third sighting nearby. officials set up a perimeter canvassing the area before finally finding and capturing the cat shortly after 7:00 p.m. >> it took two shots to bring the lion down, and he was safely sleeping away in the bushes over there. >> reporter: this morning, residents breathing a sigh of relief. wildlife officials releasing
this mountain lion back in the wild. for "good morning america," aditi roy, abc news, san francisco. >> my goodness. time again for the weather. ginger, there's snow on the map there. >> snow on the map and snow flying. we've got the pictures just west of denver along i-70. if you're doing any driving there, that's going to be a little slippery and slidy. that's happening and it's going to keep happening, above 10,000 feet you could see 10 to 20 inches, why we have winter storm warnings in parts of the rockies. that's the western half of >> morning, you can grab the sunglasses. you will need them. below average because of the cool breezes. temperatures are in the same ballpark, 50s at the coast and the rest of us in the 60s. the seven-day outlook show a spray shower thursday and fr >> pollen. it's all starting here. the allergy report. it will be moderate to high in the northeast and west with higher
amounts across northern nevada. and grass pollen is the problem in the southwest and southern plains and the carolinas. so you can watch out for ragweed too in las vegas. i've got all good news. >> snowing, ragweed. pollen. >> pretty much everywhere. >> i can confirm. >> thanks, ginger, very much. next up on "gma" -- bruce jenner's emotional revelations last night in front of millions of viewers. and an important new health alert about breast cancer screenings and what doctors should be checking for. come on back. "good morning america's" pollen report is brought to you by the makers of non-drowsy claritin. live claritin clear. claritin. live claritin clear. when your symptoms start... ...doctors recommend taking claritin every day of your allergy season. claritin provides powerful non-drowsy 24-hour relief for... ...fewer interruptions from the amazing things you do... ...every day. live claritin clear. my school reunion. i don't know. who wants to play in idaho?
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good morning, juju. >> good morning, lara. you know we all know this is a family whose most intimate details are for public consumption. and yet, kris jenner sitting down with bruce for the first time about his transition even with all the cameras around feels brutally honest, filled with lots of pain and lots of tears. >> you were the toughest one to talk to out of anybody, okay? >> well, maybe it's because i'm the one you lied to the longest. >> reporter: for the first time overnight, kris jenner sharing her toughest feelings. >> i think i'm just so confused right now. >> where is your confusion? >> i think you shut me out a long time ago, and i just think that being honest is something that we all would have appreciated, and i think your truth in your head is different than the truth that came out of your mouth. >> reporter: kris, raw with emotion in part two of "about bruce," a "keeping up with the kardashians" special event. >> and i'm trying so hard to just process my pain and get
through my days. it's a struggle. i wake up in the morning like and then i realize, oh, my god, this is really happening. i have to mourn this person i was married to for all these years. i look at pictures of you and the kids, and i get really sad because i feel like you died you know, bruce died. >> reporter: bruce's daughters excited and nervous for their first encounter with her. >> even though i haven't really seen her, when he talks about her, he's happy, and that makes me happy. >> my biggest fear about meeting her for the first time is just i think my reaction. i don't want to do anything that would be offensive or hurt her feelings. >> i do want to meet her but like when he is ready, when we're both ready. >> reporter: easing the way through this unchartered journey, kim showing her love joining bruce in his closet. >> can i confess? >> what, you copy my outfits? >> no. >> oh. >> i stole your outfit. >> what?
you stole my outfit. >> reporter: turns out, not the first time bruce has sneaked outfits from the women in his life. >> this is what you should be wearing. >> actually actually mom, i got that from mom. >> reporter: learning support will come in the least expected ways. >> i couldn't have a better stylist than you. that's for damn sure, girl. >> that was so much fun. >> i never thought i would do that with you. >> jenner says the transgender community is at a place where the gay community was about 30 years ago. and that he hopes these frank conversations he's having with his family out in the open will help others understand have some compassion but i thought that moment where kim kardashian is styling her father's clothes, it went from a father/daughter moment and morphed into something completely different. >> yeah but, again it's all about but inclusive and understanding and changing the narrative. thank you so much, juju. >> my pleasure. coming up on "gma," medical miracle. the identical triplets born against the odds. two of them conjoined. the emergency surgery to separate them. and, amy, you know about this, taylor swift's "bad blood" music video trending big,
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♪ you are very familiar with the "speed feed" today. >> oh, yes, because it was my life last night as so many other moms and women around the world watching and men, taylor swift. they say stars are just like us, right, which means sometimes they wipe out filming a new music video. taylor swift knows a thing or two about that. she recently debuted the star-studded action-packed video for her "bad blood." it's already been viewed more than 18 million times, so take a look at that scene right there. you see. she walks out, bursting through the wall. perfectly flawlessly. well, monday night, she posted this behind-the-scenes video. the first take from making that same scene. oh! >> oh! no! >> crash test stunt fail. so you love it. she gets up, she's like, i'm okay, i'm okay. that clip has been viewed -- got more than 845,000 times in just hours. but you know, she said, i'm fine, guys. she was like i forgot to keep walking. >> oh. >> good for her for letting people see, you can fall down
like that, get back up. >> get back up, you try it again. >> and make a killer video. >> there you go. >> man. >> thanks for sharing that, amy. and we have so much ahead. "dancing with the stars," you know, the big finale is tonight. before going down to the wire, we're going to talk about an all-out battle between these three. these three.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. baby, oh, baby. identical triplets born against all odds. two of them conjoined. their emergency surgery and the tough road ahead. ♪ i could fill your cup ♪ medical mystery. hidden autism. the real-life story of a woman struggling to fit in. unaware she was living with the disorder all along. and could there be many more like her? ♪ and it's an all-out battle for the mirrorball, noah on the verge of tears last night. >> this is going to be a very, very tight final. >> riker dominating on the dance floor. and rumer wowing in the ballroom. ♪ it's raining men ♪ and it's the clash of the bachelorettes, behind the scenes of the show already shocking fans and critics.
chris harrison is with us live dishing on love as we say -- >> good morning, america. ♪ >> chris harrison always takes time to smell the roses. now he's handing them out, too. >> the ladies. >> the ladies out in the crowd this morning. he's got a new hit book. as we say good morning, america. >> it's a mega "deals & steals." good morning, america. the first of three this week. this one is all about music. ginger and tory have a flash deal now. ginger. >> i have it. our mega "deals & steals." we've got instruments here because it's all about kids' instruments. tory johnson, sing it with me, girl. >> i'm so impressed with the wind blowing in your hair. not my hair. her hair. anyway first up from gilt. we have ten different instruments. from the baby grand piano with the bench, guitars,
a huge, huge assortment. you'll only find it at goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo!. normally, $30 to $160. everything today is slashed in half. how good is that? 15 to 80 bucks. we have more than enough to make you sing. i don't know if we're doing more wind blown. >> more wind, please. >> so much more coming up. more deals that will make your body feel like singing. >> does the wind machine come with it? it does look like a music video. we have been waiting to officially say this, welcome jesse palmer. yes. it's official. you're going to be a special contributor to us here at the "gma" family. and, my friend, you can do it all. your versatility that we have seen already. you'll get dirty. you'll get down in the mud. the mudder things. you'll get in the ring. >> and he's always smiling. >> just like that. >> so far, george. so far. >> and then with ronda, remember ronda
rousey. gives him a little toss there. >> no one can question my dedication. >> and the special story about the big-time baseball coach who changed the lives of kids playing little league. and, okay, espn fans, he'll still be around college football season. don't worry. >> so that means you're joining the seven-day-a-week club. >> it's climbing up. >> none of us do just one job. here's to that. >> i just want to say i'm so humbled and excited for this fantastic opportunity to work with you all. i want to thank everybody at abc and the abc family for this incredible opportunity. and for espn continuing to support me. and, of course, my mom, my dad. my family. for their love and support. and, of course my french bulldog too who really runs the show. >> you have made us better every day you've been on. >> thank you. we're going to have fun. >> oh, there's a picture. aw. >> that little dog runs my life. yeah, runs the show. >> okay. >> i sound like mickey rourke like accepting an oscar. >> let's go to amy with the "morning rundown." >> congratulations, jesse. and the big story this morning. the extreme weather ginger has been tracking for us. three inches of rain fell in 45 minutes in central texas. all that water washing out roads
from texas to mississippi prompting at least 20 high-water rescues. in louisiana, an 11-year-old died in a car that was swept away. a younger sibling escaped and was rescued after clinging to a tree for an hour and we'll have much more in ginger's forecast coming up. the city of waco is bracing for more violence after the gunfight between rival motorcycle gangs that left nine people dead. 170 bikers are each being held on $1 million bond facing organized crime charges. some will be charged with capital murder. police say a bulletin went out earlier this month warning that gang members were ordered to kill anyone in uniform. meanwhile, the restaurant where it all took place has been shut down for good. overseas right now, dramatic video showing dozens of iraqi military personnel being rescued from inside the city of ramadi, which is now controlled by isis. iraqi officials calling this rescue a success. but the isis victory in that city is raising doubts about the u.s. strategy in iraq.
to a health alert now and word that some women with dense breast tissue may not need extra cancer screening. dense breasts have been linked to cancer and make cancer harder to detect. a new study found that only half of the women with dense issue are at high enough risk to warrant extra screening. researchers say there are several risk factors including age and family history, before ordering extra tests. a texas couple is calling the birth of their baby girls a miracle. the rare identical triplets were delivered over the weekend. two of them were joined at the pelvis. doctors are hopeful the girls will soon be able to lead separate lives. more now from abc's reena ninan. >> reporter: doctors are calling it a 1 in 50 million chance, identical triplet girls. and what's more unusual? two of them are conjoined. >> we weren't expecting it. and it was something really rare. >> reporter: catalina, amina, and scarlet were born minutes apart at 34 weeks.
and amina and scarlet were joined at the pelvis. when you talk about babies being delivered at 34 weeks, we worry about the baby's brain, the baby's eye, the baby's lungs and the babies' g.i. tract. >> reporter: doctors performed emergency surgery to begin the process of separating amina and scarlet. the outcome, the twins now have separate bladders. our affiliate's cameras were there when dad raoul held baby catalina for the first time. >> god chose us for a reason to take care of them. >> reporter: doctors say in six months, they'll be able to perform the extensive surgery on the twins to separate them completely. >> this is a very rare finding and a rare abnormality, and we want to be sure that we have as much information as is possible. >> reporter: for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news, new york. >> our thanks to reena for that. but truly miraculous. and we wish them all the best. >> we do.
>> thank you, amy. in case anyone missed it. check out this emotional moment on "dancing with the stars." >> i think it's going to be powerful because it's real. >> you know, noah really nailed last night's freestyle. makes for an all-out battle. >> it sure does. >> for the mirrorball trophy. a lot more on that coming up. let's go to lara in the social square. >> thank you soap george and here is what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." secret autism. the woman who didn't realize she was living with it until she was 21 years old. how she finally learned she had the disorder. and the ultimate "bachelorette" battle. we're going behind the scenes as two women go head to head. and who doesn't love chris harrison? we're here live with him with all the latest. on "the bachelorette," and he's written a book. what don't you do? we'll find out coming up live on "good morning america." [ cheers and applause ] hi, everybody. good to see you all. hi, everybody. good to see you all.
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to tears. >> diehard, baby. >> reporter: then, it was time for the main event the highly anticipated freestyle. rocker riker lynch was white hot in his showstopping stunner. >> i have had one of the most amazing times of my entire life. >> reporter: tied at the top of the leaderboard with actress/singer rumer willis dancing to the beat of her own voice. ♪ with the touch of your lips i'm all right ♪ ♪ you're toxic ♪ >> i'm completely ecstatic right now. >> reporter: and army vet noah galloway. the army vet's emotional number. >> we have seen noah the warrior. throughout the freestyle i want to see the vulnerable side of noah for our freestyle. ♪ bulletproof ♪ >> i think it's going to be good with, you know -- what we have been rehearsing and the ending. i think it's going to be powerful because it's real. >> reporter: oh, how real it was.
>> 10! >> reporter: all ahead of tonight's big showdown. just who will walk home with the glistening golden mirrorball is still way up in the air. for "good morning america," melissa rycroft, abc news, dallas. >> we're talking. we have no idea. >> none of us can guess. >> nope. so you're going to have to watch. "dancing with the stars" finale event tonight, 9:00, 8:00 central right here on abc and tomorrow morning, you know what's going to happen. it's going to be a huge "dancing with the stars" after-party tomorrow. >> george is going to dance. >> okay. up next on "the heat index," medical mystery. it's about a woman who spent most of her life struggling why she couldn't fit in unaware she was living with a condition that doctors failed to diagnose. turns out that happens a lot more often than you think, and jesse palmer is here with this story we first saw in "the washington journal."
>> reporter: for 21 years, lydia wayman knew she was different. doctors and psychologists couldn't explain why. then during her seennior year in college, a friend noticed something unusual about lydia that helped her finally get the answers she needed. for 27-year-old lydia wayman, life has been a series of hard-won battles since childhood. >> i got overwhelmed around other kids. i was frustrated a lot, too. because food and tags in clothes and crowds and fireworks. so many things were hard. but i really wasn't able to communicate it when i was really little so i just cried. >> she would just refuse to eat. i would mention it to the pediatrician. and he would say, you know, it's not unusual. they can be very picky eaters. >> reporter: doctors eventually put her on medication for anxiety and depression. >> i have heard everything from she's stubborn. she's a manipulator, personality disorder. >> reporter: but what lydia's doctors missed and her family didn't know, she was on the autism spectrum. while we don't yet know the
number of adults that go undiagnosed, today, 1 in 68 children are on the autism spectrum. it's the fastest growing developmental disorder in the united states. the one area she excelled, academics. but teachers said she was lazy. >> and she just seemed incapable of keeping things organized. >> reporter: it wasn't until lydia was 21 and a senior in college that a friend, recognizing the symptoms, suggested she be evaluated for autism. shortly after lydia was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. >> it's easy for me to get a diagnosis like that to wallow but i'm the same person i always was. >> reporter: why did it take so long for her to be diagnosed? >> years ago, the prevalence wasn't as great. and i think that in some cases, there wasn't as much awareness. and so clinicians may not have been able to diagnose as easily. >> and in that blog that lydia writes for autism speaks, she says of her experience -- while autism does mean that i am absorbed within myself that doesn't mean that i don't want
you around. if you can come to me, i would love to let you in. there's a whole world in here. maybe you should check it out. >> wow. >> okay, jesse, thanks. we have dr. richard besser here. let's talk about this key moment when her friend realized she was unusually bothered by bright lights. why was that so important? >> it's the concept of sensory overload. and let me show you what is like. jesse will put on these virtual reality headsets and look at video clips from the group autism speaks. and it gives you a sense of what the experience is like for someone who is hypersensitive to sound and to light where they're all amplified. they go through life with that kind of experience. now, when you think about autism there is a spectrum so there's some people in the higher end where all they may experience is difficulty with social interaction. and people on the other end of that spectrum who are so disabled they have difficulty talking. for lydia, the intensity of
light was the clue that she had had that hypersensitiveity that you see. >> your heart went out to her hearing from her mother all these things they thought about her and here, all along she was on the spectrum. so how do you know? is there any way you can be certain? >> yeah, it's hard. it's not like diabetes where you can go in and they do a blood test and they tell you this is what you have. doctors will do a checklist. but you can go online. if you're struggling and wondering, you can go on beline and take a quiz and get a sense of the kinds of questions they'll ask. here are three things you need to react to. the first statement -- i get extremely upset when the way i like to do things is suddenly changed. the next one, some ordinary textures that do not bother others feel very offensive when they touch my skin. and the third one, it's difficult for me to understand how other people are feeling when we're talking. so, you know, if you take these kind of quizzes or are concerned, see your doctor. and they can sort out whether this applies to you. >> and dr. b. just want to check in with you. what was that like, jesse? >> just like he said. sensory overload. the light was piercing.
it was if i had to squint to look around. the noise was so overwhelming. and i thought when people were looking at me it was as if they were looking through me or judging me so i would say more than anything, a real feeling of anxiety just having gone through that experience. absolutely. yeah. >> and watching the video can give you the empathy and compassion and will help us all interact. >> i'm sure people are going to have a lot more questions. you'll take them all morning on twitter? >> i will. >> great. we're going to switch gears in a major way and get to last night's "bachelorette." it was double the drama on the season premiere. last not, not one, but two women greeting prospective husbands at the mansion. the men voting on who should stay. and juju has a look behind the scenes at how the search for love all went down. >> reporter: millions of fans tuning in for the kickoff of this season's "bachelorette." and we were there too filming the action behind the action, a side you have never seen before. >> knock, knock. >> who's there? >> two bachelorettes. >> two bachelorettes who? >> that's the joke.
[ laughter ] >> reporter: that's right. two bachelorettes. and a surprise cliff-hanger leaving fans holding their breath. which women will the men choose? kaitlyn or britt? it seems like the country has divided into team kaitlyn and team britt. >> it's such a bizarre thick. yes. i try to not think about that. >> reporter: we were granted unprecedented access to the super secret set. >> this is the best. this is the scene you don't see this way. see how glamorous this is? >> reporter: the entire crew. the eye kongic mansion outside l.a. literally transformed into a hollywood set. >> if you came here three days ago, there's very little of this. >> reporter: inside, the ceilings are gridded with dozens of studio lights. finding love while dating multiple men on tv. really? there are people at home going, come on. >> i don't know. i think people believe in this show. obviously, i do. >> reporter: you're not a paid actress. >> no. >> reporter: you're not being told what to say and what to do? >> no. i think you can tell. you get 25 big personalities in the room, you don't get a script.
>> reporter: here's the part you have never seen, right there during the cocktail mixer, dozens of cameras jammed into the adjacent kitchen. makeup touches for everybody. and, of course, the drinks. does anybody catch your eye? >> yeah, i mean. i'm not going to lie. when a guy smells good, i'm like, hello. >> there was a twinkle with some of these people. i felt kind of like an electricity. >> reporter: will it be weird romancing more than one guy? >> weird, yes, weird would be a good word to explain. >> weird is a good word. >> reporter: as artificial and downright weird as this show is, both women argue when it comes to finding love, it really works. >> i know it's crazy and, believe me, i watched the show for a long time. and i know how weird it looks from the outside. >> reporter: but is it actual love or just the adrenaline rush of a fabricated world made of mansions, hot air balloon rides and exotic travel? a lot of people are cynical and say, you know, this is such an artificial construct. >> yet they're still watching, aren't they? deep down everybody believes.
as much as you want to make fun of the show or the premise, it's impossible, it's not impossible. it has. it's worked many times over. >> you know, i also got to meet five of the batch colorchelorbachelors. a welder from idaho. an ivy league headhunter from l.a. a single dad from detroit. a trainer from california. and what do they all have in common? >> what. >> they ooze charm. big personalities. >> and? >> all right. they're easy on the eyes. exactly. just saying. >> and just saying this. chris harrison is with us, everybody, in our next half hour with more on the big premiere. right now, we need to head outside with ginger and the weather. >> yeah, we do. i have a message. alyssa will be late for work because she's spending the morning here with us. just to let boss know. all right. and my new friend from tennessee, we have to check in on the freeze warnings and frost advisory. that's right. places like northern michigan. even though grand haven is a little south of those warnings. going to get very cold. chicago has been in the 80s and 70s.
>> morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the bay area microclimate forecast. it is not going to be as grave but temperatures are still below average because of a stronger sea breeze and more widespread. stray showers are possible on thursday and friday and brighter and warmer this holiday weekend. today, 50s along the coast and mid-60s around the bay and money -- mid-to-upper 60s inland. our cool of the days are thursday and fri [ cheers and applause ] >> we're staying dry out here. thank you. thank you for sharing the umbrella. where are y'all from? >> california. >> well, welcome. we're going to check in on the west coast coming up. but for now let's get back in. it's "pop" time. >> "pop" time. >> you said it. >> i like that. >> thanks, gign. chris is on later. i know you love "pop news." >> but i was on the couch, so you thought, he's here. >> he's here, and we don't want to be rude.
so just stick around. >> awkward. >> so anyway let's talk "pop news," everybody. first up in "pop news",," love chris hemsworth. you know he may be a superstar but he does not see his earlier roles as a "thor"-n in his side. thank you very much. in fact the avengers so grateful for his first break in the australian soap opera called "home and away" will appear as an extra playing the role of "guy eating a burger." hemsworth agreed to jump in this scene while visiting his old mates on the set. he just went home to say hi to everybody. other former stars of the soap have tried to distance themselves from the show, chris has said he credits every job he gets now to that first break. >> i get confused for him all the time. >> you, harrison hemsworth. >> it's annoying. so annoying. same body. same accent. >> exactly. also in "pop news" this morning have you guys heard of no-mo-phobia? >> no. >> no mobile phone phobia. it's a real thing.
medical experts say it is in fact, a sense of anxiety of being separated from your phone. women almost four times more likely to experience it. here are some of the characteristics. feeling insecure when your phone is dead or you can't check it. and feelings of inadequacy. >> inadequacy. >> inadequacy when you can't access information. >> you were going along until that point. >> george can never fathom feeling inadequate. >> never. >> he's like, what? >> researchers at iowa state university have created a 20-question test to help you determine if you have no-mo-phobia. you can find it online. ginger took it for us this morning. so did chris. ginger is moderate. moderate no-mo-phobia. chris, you only had mild. >> oh, good. >> i think the older you are, we remember what it was like. >> like to live without them. >> that's my thought. >> that's my scientific research. >> just a little -- i was going to do this yesterday for our friend dan harris, who does love a good cat video. but if you guys think you're
having a rough morning, how do you think this guy feels? i mean, the cat is just sitting there trying to have a nice little moment in the sun. he is the most patient cat ever. being harassed. his name is reggie. and, guys, if he can handle this, we can definitely make it through the workweek. >> speaking of that every parent knows that feeling. >> and that's "pop news." thanks for joining. >> thank you for letting me stay on the couch. >> you have to stick around for the next half hour. >> i do? >> that's not it. >> we're going to get into the whole "bachelorette" thing and jennifer weiner is here to go head to head with you. >> that and a whole lot more. also amy winehouse. going to talk about that, as well. you got a new book don't you? >> yes, many. "dancing with the stars" on "gma" is brought to you by autotrader. find your car your way on autotrader.
good morning. i'm kristen sze. several businesses remain off limits as crews work to clean up toxic chemicals following a large fire in san jose. sky 7 shot this new video. you can see how the fire gutted a large section of the building on reynolds road. the san jose fire department provided these pictures. the fire burning inside a business that stores toxic chemicals. they include sulphuric acid and zinc oxide. looking busy at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is going to take 15 minutes to make it between the east bay into san francisco. other parts of the bay area, a crash in san jose. southbound side is highway 101 at tully road. most of the traffic in the
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mountainview. 57. today's big stories, the sunshine arks little quicker. temperatures below average in ♪ take me to church ♪ ♪ i'll worship like a dog ♪ ♪ at the shrine of your life ♪ how about another look at a truly remarkable night on "dancing with the stars." rumer and val. perfect 10. oh. and her parents were there. cheering on, crying. there were tears throughout the ballroom. >> you couldn't find anything but 10s last night. on "dancing with the stars." the finale will be a block buster tonight. all the finalists here tomorrow. all part of the "dancing with the stars" afterparty here on "gma." take a look at our friend, we have chris harrison host of "the bachelorette" here with his take on last night's shocking premier. and the latest on his hit new romance novel.
lara is sitting with him. yeah. >> he's getting a lot of air time. >> he knows the genre. >> yes, he does. he knows his audience. he knows his audience. >> one more, one more. hey, we want to wish a very special happy birthday to a dear friend of this program. david hartman. oh, yes. [ cheers and applause ] co-host of "gma" back in the day. one of the true, true greats. he's been such a wonderful friend to all of us. we're wishing him a very happy -- no. 80th birthday? no way. >> wow, happy birthday. >> make it a good day today. >> wonderful man. >> yeah, very. now to lara. >> thank you so much, guys. more on last night's explosive "bachelorette" season premiere. not one but two women looking for love for the first time ever. here to break it down, host of the hit show, soon to be host of "who wants to be a millionaire?" and the author of the book "the perfect letter." >> it's out today. >> out today, thank you, crisp. >> my baby is born. chris harrison.
and "new york times" best selling author jennifer weiner. >> who i aspire to be. before, after. >> you're here because "time" put jennifer on the list of 140 best twitter feeds last year. your commentary on "the bachelor" and "the bachelorette" is legendary. >> i had to get up early to wash off the awkward. talk about your book first. >> i knew her as an author. i have got on the love her as a tweeter of "the bachelorette." >> i want to talk quickly. i know you worked on "the perfect letter." your first novel for two or three years. >> yes, it's taken quite some time. honestly, lara. what it was, i realize who love "the bachelor" and "the bachelorette." and "bachelor" nation is very strong. it's just an extension of that. it has nothing to do with the shows but everything. >> are there storylines you have cultivated from what you have
seen? >> not from the show. but from what i have learned. >> from your personal life? >> you know sadly, from my depressing personal life. it definitely brings lessons from what i have seen and learned in the last 13 years of hosting the show. the basis of the book is a love triangle. the guy that's perfect on paper. your friends think he's great. but -- >> ryan m. >> there's that other guy. >> ryan m. >> oh. >> let's get to it. everybody, check out "the perfect letter." steamy scenes in there. >> mommies will love the love scenes. >> so will daddies. let's get on to it. you just said it. you said it best. her opinion, she had to wash off the awkward. now, we have not one but two bachelorettes. >> that's when we know we have done something right. >> the thunder dome of love. >> exactly. exactly. two bachelorettes enter. one bachelorette leaves. you have them set up on the courtyard that is as always, soaked with the tears of former losers. >> yes, yes. >> there's britt in white, looking dare i say bridal.
and kaitlyn fading into the background. >> and both with side eyes to each other. >> it was just like they're fast food franchises at the last exit off the jersey turnpike. the men are like, do i want mcdonald's or burger king? and i have to ask. did some of the guys really just say hi to one woman? or was that editing? >> they're at least an olive garden. >> appleby's? >> yeah come on. at least some hot wings. i was so delirious yesterday, i combined their names. their hollywood name is brittlyn. it was the most awkward. but i will say this about britt and kaitlyn. i was proud of the fact that they came together. >> but, when a man drived eds up in a cupcake, what other choice do
you have? >> what can you do with that? what about the carpool? >> what did you think about the entrances? >> look at this. why? why? >> how do you not fall in love with a candy corn, jen? >> this guy has a mom somewhere. and maybe kids. >> are you encouraging them to push the envelope? >> we encourage them to be original. think out of the cupcake is what we try to encourage. >> jen, sit -- is it working? >> no. i'm sorry. no one wants -- i speak for all women in america and possibly the world, no one wants a man who drives a cupcake. or a car pool. or the lawyer/ -- >> i beg to differ. >> we're going to find out. we don't know. they're all in contention. which team are you on? you know who wins. let me ask you. >> i'm on team let's not set women back 100 years again with this nonsense. you know i love you. >> how does a guy driving up in a cupcake set women back? >> because you -- >> because she says you can't put men any further back.
>> i love you guys. but, okay, "the bachelorette" is the one chance that women get to sort of like be in the driver's seat on this franchise. and what have you down? you have taken away their agency and delivered to it ryan m., the cupcake guy, and the lawyer/exotic dancer. >> i excused ryan quickly from the premises. >> well hang on though. hang on. he did, he went pretty far. don't you think that after the inappropriate touching he should have been yoinked? >> he got ousted quickly. >> you let him swim. you let him have beer. >> do we have to go? >> we'll narrow it down. by the end of tonight, you'll forget that there were two bachelorettes. i'm going out to get you a glass of white wine. >> and i'm taking you to mcdonald's and burger king. >> i'm the winner. sflo congratulation chris harrison. on "the perfect letter." you two come together and discuss. we'll check in with both of them
again. part two is tonight. 8:00, 7:00 central here on abc. chris' book is available now. george, to you. okay, lara. thanks, a first look at the powerful new documentary about amy winehouse. the six-time grammy winner was just 27 when she died four years ago after struggles with addiction. now the movie, "amy" is drawing buzz and acclaim. chris connelly has more. >> amy! >> am where! >> reporter: a new documentary just debuting at the cannes film festival, offering the latest but probably not the last look at the late amy winehouse. >> amy was a girl that just wanted to be loved. >> reporter: critics are saying "amy" offers an intimate unflinching look at winehouse. the undeniably talented singer unceasingly beset by her personal demons. claimed at the age of 27 by her
addiction to drugs and alcohol in 2007. >> she became this rock 'n' roll cliche, almost. i don't think a lot of people saw that she was a kind person, a soft-hearted person. a kind of shy person. >> reporter: interviews delineate her battles with eating disorders and her tempestuous marriage to blake fielder civil. >> she had a lot of people surrounding her that loved her. not everyone had her best interests at heart. >> reporter: despite initial support, members of her family have disassociated themselves from the doc. the idea that they pushed her into performing and didn't do enough to help her are unfounded and unbalanced. adding -- amy was an adult who could never be told what she could or could not do. >> and the grammy goes to amy winehouse. >> reporter: not in dispute, her voice, which was stilled too soon. for "good morning america," chris connelly, abc news, houston. >> and "amy" opens nationwide on july 10th. let's go back to ginger.
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if the way to a man's heart is truly through his stomach, then stephanie smith found the perfect recipe. sandwiches. 300 of them. the reporter documented her relationship and her recipes on a blog. she has a brand-new book. telling the entire story. here's mara schiavocampo. >> reporter: it was the sandwich that launched a love story. stephanie smith making her boyfriend,erratic boyfriend,erratic boyfriend,erratic i -- eric a turkey and swiss when he uttered those famous words. honey, you're 300 sandwiches away from an engagement ring. with that, it was game on. >> hi! >> reporter: she started the blog, 300 sandwiches. becoming an internet sensation along the way. whipping up a caviar sandwich and a good, old-fashioned fluffer-nutter.
all in her book "300 sandwiches." not everyone wants to break bread with eric. many critics dubbing him the internet's worst boyfriend. >> 300 of these for one of these. >> reporter: but stephanie says for her and eric sandwiches are a way of showing afengs. and as she neared lucky number 300, a proposal. finally getting some karats for all that bread. for "good morning america," mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> and joining us now along with a few of her sandwiches, exactly 300, i believe, is the author of "300 sandwiches" stephanie smith. congratulations, by the way. and the big day is in three weeks? >> yes, amazing, right? >> will there be sandwiches at the wedding? >> yes. there will be sandwiches at the wedding. of course. >> do you have a special wedding sandwich? >> yes, i have been practicing at home. >> now, there was some backlash initially. people thought you took feminism back decades. they were appalled your boyfriend would say, make me 300
sandwiches and maybe you'll get a ring. there was a lot more to the story. people misunderstood the intention. >> for one, eric did most of the cooking during the 300 sandwiches. i think people connect when it comes to cooking for somebody else. a real relationship developed between us and our families. >> he didn't wait until the 300th sandwich. did he propose at 257? >> yes. right before i made sandwich 257 in barbados. >> what was in the sandwich? >> it was a fish sandwich with salsa. >> where did the inspiration come from? your parents? your mom? >> yeah. we got inspiration from our parents, from pinterest, what was going on in our lives that day. it all came about in the recipes. >> you made eight types of peanut better and jelly. we have examples ready to roll out. how did you come up with eight
versions of peanut butter and jelly? >> you know, you kind of go through and vary it up every day. the book, i went through six different versions in the book. of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. >> this one has chocolate on it. it's good. >> all these things can be made in five minutes. >> it's hard to come up with the different ones. you're a reporter. how did it feel to become a part of the story, or become the story? >> it is interesting to be on the other side. as we discussed in the book it was sort of -- it was fun to explore as we were trying to get to our engagement. >> you work for page 6 of the post. did it help you prepare or react differently when you were suddenly the target? >> the whole thing started as a joke. i had a sense of humor about it. >> what is your favorite sandwich? >> there's so many. i love the lobster roll. i love all the peanut better and jelly sandwiches. gosh, every single one of the 300 was delicious. >> i'm guessing eric's favorite
was the fish sandwich. that's what got you the ring. >> so he says. >> congratulations. and good luck on the big day. i'm sure it will be beautiful. "300 sandwiches." a multilayer love story. you can go to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! to get the recipes. i highly recommend the chocolate peanut better and jelly. we'll be right back.
baddest "dancing with the stars" afterparty takes over times square and "gma." with the winning couple and all the finalists here live. plus you'll never and we mean never guess who else will be there dancing. tomorrow on abc's "good morning america." >> have they told us? >> it's going to be -- >> we have no idea. >> it will be the biggest, baddest afterparty. ever. >> and what a night tonight. noah, rumer, riker. anyone could win this thing. you have to tune in tomorrow. for all of the action. have a great tuesday, everyone. >> you never know who will be here.
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