tv Good Morning America ABC May 27, 2015 7:00am-9:01am PDT
good morning, america. breaking news. some of the most powerful sports figures in the world arrested this morning, accused of taking more than $150 million in bribes in a major scandal. did they keep the world cup from coming to the u.s.? new overnight. wave of destruction. a tornado tearing through this shopping center in ohio. >> it's on the ground. >> sending debris flying and flipping cars. as the south cleans up from the catastrophic flooding. the desperate search right now for the families inside the home that was swept away. and how did this man survive a direct lightning strike to his head? it burned the clothes off his body. engine troubles. a major scare in the air. a brand new plane losing power in both engines. the packed jet dropping 13,000 feet. what went wrong? and a different controversy for spirit airlines.
in hot water over this photo. outraged passengers spotting this flight attendant doing this right before takeoff. they're headed to the nba finals! >> king of the court. lebron james leads his hometown team to the nba finals his first year back in cleveland. the superstar who was vilified by fans now set to redeem himself. will he deliver the first championship to that city in decades? ♪ and we do say, good morning, america, on this wednesday morning. and it's a great morning for this man's hometown of cleveland, ohio. >> cleveland doing great this morning. no question. this could be their first championship ever. >> decades. decades. the fifth time lebron james has gone to the finals. last four with miami.
first year back he's taking the cavaliers. >> said he was going to do it. >> he did it. we begin with the breaking news. a major corruption crackdown. going down right now. arrests made around the world. the scene moments ago in miami. federal agents raid one of the headquarters under fire. this is about the members of the group who will decide where the world cup will be played. they're charged with taking tens of millions of dollars in bribes. this could have cost the united states the world cup. we begin with brian ross. >> reporter: this is the result of a three-year-long fbi investigation of what is being called a rampant and deep-rooted corruption involving more than $150 million in bribes to the people who run the world's most popular and lucrative sport in the world, soccer. including top officials in the u.s. and officials say they believe corruption might have cost the u.s. the right to hold the world cup in 2022. the arrests began this morning at a luxury hotel in switzerland.
where officials were gathering for their yearly meeting. at least 7 people taken into custody and 14 people charged in all. one u.s. official, charles blazer, has already pleaded guilty in the case and reportedly wore an undercover wire to record the conversations of fellow soccer officials. the indictment shocked the organization known as fifa. >> for us, it's a hard time. not nice to be here in front of you to try to explain something that is not nice. >> reporter: the investigation growing out of allegations of payoffs of the officials who decided where to hold the next soccer world cups. sports biggest events. in russia in 2018 and qatar in 2022. >> the winner is qatar. >> reporter: the u.s. had been the runner-up to qatar. and a decision to hold the world cup in temperatures that can reach 140 degrees raised questions. not long after allegations
surfaced about bribes including payments to a vice president from the caribbean jack warner was accused of taking more than $1 million in bribes from a qatar businessman. warner was among those indicted today. this morning, soccer officials said they still plan to hold the world cup in qatar, despite the allegations. had the u.s. won, the games would have been held in 18 u.s. cities including new york, philadelphia, atlanta, miami, boston, dallas, los angeles and a whole lot of others. >> a big loss. now to the string of deadly storms. a tornado touching down in ohio overnight. tearing through this shopping mall. as houston recovers from the devastating flooding. authorities still searching for missing people there. matt gutman in houston for us this morning. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, robin. we are under another flash flood warning. this morning just issued. causing some havoc. see that car right behind me.
it is mostly submerged. it plunged into that overpass this morning. the woman inside was plucked to safety. it shows how dangerous it is out here. with the rain coming down it's not over here or other parts of the country. >> it's on the ground. >> reporter: overnight, twisters tormenting from texas to ohio. this tornado caught on surveillance video tearing through a shopping center, flinging debris in the air and leaving behind a parking lot full of wreckage. across the lone star state, whipping winds and hail forcing the tractor trailers off the road. in dallas, lightning. nearly 13,000 without power. at least 11 people still missing along the blanco river, including three families inside this home celebrating memorial day when the house split, sounding like fireworks. >> the house hit a bridge. it took the top of the house off. the house splintered. >> reporter: jonathan mccomb, the sole survivor so far, pulled
himself out of the water nine miles from the home. his wife and two children still missing. >> i think recognizing what's happening with the weather, we all know and have accepted they're gone. >> reporter: the family's golden retriever found dangling in a tree three days later. the water racing at a rate of more than 220,000 cubic feet per second. the water is more than twice the volume of the waters at niagara falls. the water swallowing anything and everything in its path. including dozens of homes. at least 1400 damaged. in houston, where highways turned into canals, they're assessing the destruction. >> we have 1,000 properties we visually inspected. we believe there may be as many as 4,000 with significant damage. >> reporter: in houston, over 500 calls for water rescues. we saw some of that chaos from the air. now that the water has started to recede, you see the massive amount of mess left behind.
>> i just didn't want to see the lady drown. >> reporter: steven shannon and three others jumping into the water to rescue glenda and her dog. >> you saved me today. i couldn't swim and i couldn't get out of my car. >> reporter: this is what it looks like on the ground. after all this cleanup and water begins to recede and evaporate, this is what's going to be left. that thick. look at the stuff on my boot. this is what officials in this city are going to have to contend with for the next couple days, possibly even weeks robin. >> i want to ask you about the electronic monitoring systems that many of us have on our cell phones. did they work. >> seems to have partially worked. we know residents did get the alerts although there is some speculation that tourists in those places did not. i know that in the last few minutes i did get the alert on my out of town phone. robin?
>> now to ginger. >> storms moving through east texas and lightning and heavy rains. one to two inches reported with this line. additional two to four expected and that's why we see more flash flood warnings. it's happening again. if you're north of there. look out for the roads this morning. more scattered storms in the red river valley from wichita falls to abeline and another two to three inches and severe thunderstorms happening in the northeast in through new england and a pocket back in the west. western oklahoma could see tornados too. it does not end. >> thank you. . now to a major security breach at the irs. criminals steals personal information including social security numbers from more that 100,000 taxpayers by hacking
into the computers. abc is in washington. >> those taxpayers have to be on alert pause the identities have been stolen stealing personal information including names, dates of birth and social security numbers using the information to hack into the irs and targeting the specific taxpayers gaining more information found on tax returns like where they work salaries and personal family information. these are all the things bad guys can use to assume your identity to empty your bank accounts and open credit cars and buy cars. this shows how sophisticated the hackers have become. >> is the system secure now? >> the irs said it plugged the hole so the gate way is closed robin. the gateway is closed. >> they said it was bad, but it could have been worse.
>> reporter: indeed. >> thank you, pierre. now to the major air scare. a brand-new plane with nearly 200 people on board loses power in both engines, dropping 13,000 feet before the pilots got the power back. david kerley is at reagan national airport with the story. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, george. this is not supposed to happen. losing power in both engines on a two-engine jetliner at altitude. this was basically a brand-new jetliner. it happened on the weekend on a singapore airbus a-330. at 39,000 feet both engines go out. the pilots hit bad weather. immediately one of the engines comes back but they follow procedures and descend losing 13,000 feet in altitude. they landed safely. they checked the engines, found no anomalies. this morning the airline and the enginemaker, rolls-royce, are trying to find out why the engines shut down at the same time. george. let's go to amy with the other top stories. a big setback in the fight against isis.
>> that's right. the news just coming in. isis fighters have carried out a wave of suicide attacks near fallujah, iraq. using a dust storm as cover. to launch the bombings. killing at least 17 iraqi troops. it could a a blow to retake the city by isis. today's attack targeted a water station and a canal. new fallout from the deadly train derailment in philadelphia. amtrak saying it will begin installing video cameras inside locomotives to record the actions of train engineers. the engineer in the philadelphia crash told investigators he cannot remember the derailment. a violent scene at this jewelry store in florida. a smash-and-grab attack. by a gang of suspects. the owner swinging a metal pole to fight them off. not before the robbers got away with $200,000 of gold and jewels. a dramatic rescue. this man is stranded on the second floor of a burning apartment building. in alabama. he and his dog just barely made it out.
the fire destroyed 21 apartments. an idaho man struck by lightning. ryan cross is fine. you see a red streak running down his chest. his wife says ryan was camping when the lightning entered his head and came back out his back. he's now alert and walking again. and finally, what do you do when all the snow is gone and you can't use your snowboard anymore? duh, you head into the clouds. this daredevil is doing just that, thanks to a helicopter lifting him high into the sky. he's hitting up to 80 miles an hour. the stunt was organized as part of a promotion for, what else? duh. a sock company. >> what kind of socks do you need? >> happy socks. right? >> don't get any ideas. >> i saw the wheels turning. i saw you. >> thank you, amy. >> thank you, amy.
switching gears to a look inside the mind of a mass murderer. chilling evidence in the trial of the colorado movie theater shooter. jurors heard excerpts from his notebooks. where he writes about his obsession to kill. clayton sandell has the story. >> reporter: this morning, new details about the deadly movie theater shooting. prosecutors are using his own words from that notebook to convince the jury he's a calculating killer. >> mass murder/spree. >> reporter: a detective reading entries in which holmes considers attacking an airport. >> it says airport with an x. substantial security. >> reporter: but settles on the movies, making detailed diagrams of the auditoriums. carefully picking the theaters where he could do the most damage. >> maximum casualties, firearms. >> reporter: he writes about mental health troubles and his obsession to kill which he says began in childhood. >> the last escape, comma, mass
murder at the movies, correct? >> correct. >> so anyways. that's my mind. it is broken. i tried to fix it. >> reporter: three years ago, he opened fire on a packed midnight showing of "the dark knight rises." killing 12, injuring 70. jarrell brooks believes the man who shot him was sane. you don't buy his story? >> i don't. he chose to do what he did. >> reporter: he pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. prosecutors want the death penalty. as for the psychiatrist treating him before the shooting, she's expected to take the stand. later in this trial. medical news. a health alert for the more than 10 million american women using the pill. a report again warning some newer generation birth control pills may carry a higher risk of potentially deadly blood clots. our senior medical contributor dr. jennifer ashton is here. give us the headline here. what are the risks? >> it's all about the synthetic
type of progestin in the combination pills. this study confirms past data. this is a class effect risk of blood clots with combination pills. all pills are not created equal. women should look at the ingredients. look for those starting "n" as in nancy or "l." those appear to have the lowest risk of clotting. >> there are risks. very important risks. but there are benefits. >> i think to understand the risk, you need to understand the numbers. if you look at the risk of a blood clot in an average per person is 1 in 10,000. the low-dose pill, 8 in 10,000. the newer pills, as high as 16. pregnancy has a risk of about 20. you look at the benefits, 92% efficacy preventing pregnancy. with typical use. it does help acne and reduces the risk of ovarian and uterine cancers. so it's about balancing the
risks versus the benefits versus the options. >> and adding to the risk also if you smoke? >> smoking over the age of 35 is not a good idea. but smoking in general is not a good idea. >> you'll be on twitter answering questions? >> all morning. look at this smile. george's face. they're celebrating in cleveland, george's hometown this morning. lebron james and the cavs won last night, beating the hawks. king james winning back his fans in his first season back with his hometown team and alex perez has the story. >> reporter: this morning, lebron james one step closer to fulfilling his promise to cleveland of bringing home a championship. >> to be able to represent the eastern conference is the ultimate. especially in this city. >> reporter: king james leading the way. the cavs dominating sweeping the hawks. beating them by 30 points. james taking the cavs to the nba finals for the first time in eight years.
just five years ago, the two-time nba champ announced on live tv he was ditching his home team cleveland cavaliers for the miami heat. >> i'm going to take my talents to south beach. >> reporter: leaving cleveland fans feeling angry and betrayed. even burning his jersey. >> no integrity. >> reporter: james won two championships in miami. last summer, after announcing he was returning home, those bitter fans rejoicing. >> i feel ecstatic. the king is coming home. >> reporter: welcoming him home with a party of 30,000 supporters. >> i love you. i'm back. >> even if they don't win the championship, this season is still a success for the city of cleveland because lebron james is back. as a result, they're relevant again. >> reporter: so, is the bitter breakup between james and cavs fans water under the bridge? >> he came back. that's all -- there's no grudge at all. >> i'm never satisfied until we get a championship in cleveland. >> reporter: and by the way, the cavaliers have never won a championship.
the last time this city saw a national championship was back in 1964. that was the cleveland browns. george? robin? >> thank you, alex. reminding you it has been an awful long time. a lot of happiness in cleveland. ginger in houston, still tough. >> flash flood threat on again this morning and other threats inside the floodwaters. this is a reason you don't go out and play in the waters after the rain and storms are done. snakes showing up. some county officials saying, don't go out there. it's not good to play. you saw the stuff matt was picking up. ugly. 176 of your storm reports. atlanta, a lot of damaging tree stuff. and flooding in cumming, georgia. the pictures kept on coming in. we will have more severe weather today and we will cover that in a bit.
>> morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the forecast. a little more sunshine and warmth today with clouds and most of the drizzle is at the coast or in the east bay hills. a brief warming trend today through saturday. as far as the temperatures, 80 in antioch the first of man days to come and 70s inland, and 60s around the bay and nearly 60 along the coast. tonight our temperatures drop into the low-to-mid 60s. the warmest days are friday so much more ahead here on "gma." new details in the kayak murder case. what prosecutors say the victim's fiance did in the moments before he drowned. and a flight attendant under fire.
her own passengers busted her for this preflight photo shoot. "gma investigates" supermarket stealing. the search for this pick-pocket. how to make sure it doesn't happen to you. and the champion surfer who gave it all up. what he did for someone he met right before a big competition. you won't want to miss this. you wish your dog could fight off fleas and ticks. but since he can't... you rely on frontline plus. because frontline plus unleashes a deadly killing force to kill fleas and ticks, plus flea eggs and larvae, preventing a new infestation. its protection lasts a full 30 days. no wonder frontline plus is the #1 choice of vets for their pets and yours. after all, your dog is a lover not a fighter. frontline plus. the vet's #1 choice. ♪ we came in station wagons, campers, on planes to see what walt had built. ♪ forever young ♪ and what we found was a place that was always growing, but never grew old. ♪ forever young ♪ and now comes a celebration 60 years
in the making. the disneyland diamond celebration. ♪ may you stay ♪ with dazzling, new experiences for the young ♪ may you stay ♪ and the young at heart. ♪ forever young ♪ come remember that feeling. ♪ forever young ♪ come feel forever young. when cigarette cravings hit, all i can think about is getting relief. only nicorette mini has a patented fast-dissolving formula. it starts to relieve sudden cravings fast. i never know when i'll need relief. that's why i only choose nicorette mini. [group cheering] ♪ come on! ♪ ♪ got it. ♪ now at sprint, get the samsung galaxy s6 edge for zero down and just $5 a month.
there's a bazillion ways to top your kids' rice krispies. what's yours? ♪ a dash of fruit ♪ ♪ in their favorite color. ♪ ♪ a bunch of pineapple ♪ ♪ 'cause hey - it's summer! ♪ ♪ a smidgen of honey ♪ ♪ in the shape of a flower. ♪ ♪ a handful of almonds ♪ ♪ for strong superpowers. ♪ ♪ bananas and berries ♪ ♪ 'cause the letter b rocks. ♪ ♪ a little bit of yogurt? ♪ ♪ sure! why not? ♪ ♪ colorful marshmallows ♪ ♪ add a bite of fun. ♪ ♪ apple slices ♪ ♪ with their buddy, cinnamon. ♪ ♪ plop pomegranate ♪ ♪ for a polka dot pattern ♪ ♪ a swirl of chocolate. ♪ ♪ look! the rings of saturn! ♪ the fun never stops! how will your kids top their snap, crackle and pop?
headache? motrin helps you be an unstoppable, let's-rock-this-concert- like-it's-1999 kind of mom. back pain? motrin helps you be the side-planking keeping-up-with- your-girlfriend- even-though-you'll-feel-it- later kind of woman you are. body pain? motrin helps you be an unstoppable, i-can-totally-do-this- all-in-one-trip kind of woman. when pain tries to stop you, there's motrin. motrin works fast to stop pain where it starts. make it happen with new motrin liquid gels. . . . good morning. i'm eric thomas. developing news out of san francisco where firefighter rs investigating a strange smell involving one of the planes at sfo. the airport duty manager says there were reports of a strange smell coming from southwest airlines flight 2436.
they were overhead as crews offloaded bags. they have sense put them back on the plane. the plane was scheduled to leave at 6:15 for chicago. it is late. let's get a check on the morning commute. you are going to be a little late if you are traveling along 880. we are approaching 238. looks like traffic still quite heavy, indeed. you can see southbound traffic also quite packed. other parts of the bay area san mateo bridge believe it or not, moving a little bit better than it was earlier. it is actually moving. >> eric? >>
you wish your dog could fight off fleas and ticks. but since he can't... you rely on frontline plus. because frontline plus unleashes a deadly killing force to kill fleas and ticks, plus flea eggs and larvae, preventing a new infestation. its protection lasts a full 30 days. no wonder frontline plus is the #1 choice of vets for their pets and yours. after all, your dog is a lover not a fighter. frontline plus.
sfo where we have an hour and 15 minute averages for the flights trying to arrive there because of the cloud deck and earlier drizzle. you can see the cloud deck opening as we have a dryer flow coming across as high pressure starts to build over our neighborhoods. look at our temperatures, low to mid 50 ns most areas. 58 in san jose. livermore, about 57 degrees. if you are going to the game today, grab the sunglasses and sunscreen. 59 at 12:39. warming to 63 at the o.co to wrap u ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ i wear my clothes like this ♪ ♪ because i can, ♪ ♪ i wear my hair like this because i can, ♪ ♪ i walk around like this because i can, ♪ ♪ and i do my thing like this cause it's who i am ♪ ♪ and i do my thing. ♪ maxx your thing... at t.j.maxx! brands that help you express yourself at prices that look good on you! keep your standards high and your spending low. maxx life! at t.j.maxx.
good morning, america. right now, police raids in miami and around the world in a major corruption scandal. allegations the u.s. was robbed of hosting the world cup. more severe weather hitting the houston area this morning. as the south cleans up from the catastrophic flooding. prosecutors in the kayak murder case now detailing how she let her fiance drown. we have a lot to get to this morning, including a big "gma" investigation of pick-pocketing. as police search for this supermarket thief right there. a professional pickpocket tells us what to do to make sure it doesn't happen to you. some really helpful tips just ahead. we begin with new revelations on the woman accused of killing her fiance while kayaking on the hudson river. prosecutors saying she removed the plug on his kayak so it would fill with water.
>> reporter: vincent viafore's body was missing for more than a month. this weekend, it was found. about an hour north of new york city. his fiance indicted for his murder by a grand jury. this morning, new allegations in the death of vincent viafore. as prosecutors indict his fiance, angelika graswald, on murder. and manslaughter charges. >> on april 19th the deceased in this case was reported missing on april 30th, miss graswald was charged. >> reporter: she's accused of killing him last month. she pulled the paddle away from him as he struggled to stay above water. the d.a. saying she failed to call for help in a timely manner. and a witness saw her intentionally capsize her own kayak. so she, too, would need to be
rescued rescued. after the disappearance, she described the frantic moments in the 40-degree water. in a local tv interview. >> he was trying to figure out how to paddle the waves. they were getting crazy. and -- and then i just saw him flip. >> reporter: prosecutors say the 35-year-old admitted she tampered with viafore's kayak. her alleged motive? some $250,000 of insurance policies. allegedly telling police, it felt good knowing he had died. but the plug had been missing for a while. >> he had no leash or tether to keep him tied to the kayak. no wet or dry suit. he didn't take a single precaution. i think what happened was, they were overcome by a powerful hudson river. >> reporter: graswald remains behind bars with a bond of $9 million and will be arraigned on friday. she'll pled not guilty. >> let's talk to dan abrams.
a lot of choppy waters that day. how do prosecutors prove she killed him? >> based on what we know right now this is not an easy case. the key is her statements. the authorities are saying that she basically confessed to it. her lawyer saying, there was a language barrier. she misspoke. they didn't understand what she was saying. she's not a native american speaker. et cetera. there are comments in her diary which are incriminating. then the possibility of inconsistent statements as to what happened. that will be the key to the case. without being able to demonstrate her own comments are incriminating, i don't think they have a particularly strong case. >> though prosecutors say they have witnesses watching what was happening on the water. >> yeah, but you know what? witnesses watch someone in a kayak from afar and distinguishing between turning yourself into the water and falling into the water because you were frantically scrambling and scared.
is going to be a tough distinction to make. the witnesses will say, it didn't see that choppy. maybe she tried more than once to overturn the kayak. that can be interpreted in many ways. there's another key point here. the prosecutors focus on what she did after. >> a week later, she's singing karaoke in a bar looking happy. >> and putting up instagram pictures. which are potentially problematic. >> don't forget about casey anthony. the mother who was accused of killing her 2-year-old who went out partying and put up pictures of herself partying shortly after her child died. found not guilty. i mean, i have never seen so incriminating a post-death photos as in the casey anthony case. but the jurors said, sorry, that's not enough in and of itself to convict. i think you're again going to need her statements to be believable and credible as incriminating without the sort of ambiguity the lawyer is saying there is.
now to the flight attendant in hot water for a preflight photo shoot, posing for pictures inside a jet engine right before takeoff. passengers thought something didn't seem right and reported her. t.j. holmes, you have had your eye on this. >> imagine this. you board your flight. you get onboard and sit down. look out the window, you see a woman standing in the engine. a few minutes later, she's on board telling you where the security, the emergency exits are, right? well, what do you do at that point? well, we don't know how much trouble this woman is in. but man, she got a heck of a facebook profile picture out of it. this morning, these photos creating all kinds of turbulence for this flight attendant. passengers boarding a flight spotted ericka diehl posing for pictures. in the plane's engine well. one passenger got her name,
contacted wls, an abc affiliate, asking if this photo was part of the new preflight checklist. the passengers found out she pasted it to her facebook page. the airline telling abc news overnight, the activity portrayed in the photo goes against spirit policy. but for more in the flying community, the outrage over diehl's photo shoot is blown out of proportion. >> i'm a former flight attendant. i have a picture in a jet engine. pretty much everyone i know who has been a flight attendant. it's one of those things we like to do. >> reporter: support growing online after flight attendant and best-selling author heather poole took the situation to twitter. writing with her own engine photo, the photo of a flight attendant in the engine isn't a problem. we all take them. the time she decided to take the picture could be an issue. with past and present flight attendants tweeting. >> what it comes down to is someone looking out the window, misinterpreting what is going on.
we don't want to upset our passengers. it's not a security threat. not a big deal. >> reporter: diehl didn't respond to our request for a comment. she told wls she wasn't at liberty to discuss the photos. they were removed from her facebook page and replaced with your wings already exist, all you have to do was fly. >> did she have security clearance. even airlines in this past have done this as a part of promotions in the past. some have had flight attendants in bikinis. it was part of my research. but she's getting a lot of support on line and the picture is tasteful. >> i can see if you're a passenger, that's the last thing you want to see right before your -- >> seat backs, tray tables up. let's get this shot first, though. >> as only you can do, t.j. thank you very much. >> take care. a new round of storms in houston? >> now a flash flood warning as well. another two to four inches of rain. let's look at the live shot.
earlier this morning, the heaviest rain moving through. remember, it's not just the heavy rain. it's the dangerous lightning, the gusty winds. that's just there. across the world in india, more than 1100 people have died in a major heat wave. >> morning, off to a cloudy start with sunshine quicker and a little bit warmer from 50s at the coast and 80s inland. my seven-day forecast shows warming continues through saturday and another cooling >> all that weather brought to you by carmax. we have to go to the northwest and rockies. yellow yellowstone. wyoming, more pockets of storms. >> keep an eye on it. thank you, ginger. ahead, we hear from one of the children caught inside the bounce house after a water spout sent it flying. and "gma investigates" pick-pocketing. a real pickpocket shares his secrets. the top three ways to keep your belongings safe.
secrets. the top three ways to keep your belongings safe. expert negotiator to get a fair deal. i hate to haggle. when you go to a restaurant you don't haggle over the chicken parmesan. why can't car-buying be like that? ♪ ♪ as long as people drive cars carmax will be the best way to buy them. now at chili's new top shelf ranchero chicken tacos. stop in for lunch and tap, swipe, and go. chili's. fresh is happening now. fleas and ticks are like vampires but not the good kind. fortunately, petsmart has lots of flea and tick products. did you know flea babies eat their mom's poop? my... at petsmart, save up to 10 dollars on k9 advantix ii six-packs and bayer will donate a treatment to petsmart charities. 'cause pethood needs a partner.
at hilton, we say... play hooky from the ordinary. the uninspired. the routine. but mostly just play. with hilton's 12 brands you always get the lowest price. only when you book direct at hilton.com. new flonase allergy relief nasal spray. this changes everything. flonase is the 24 hour relief that outperforms a leading allergy pill. when we breathe in allergens our bodies react by over-producing six key inflammatory substances that cause our symptoms. most allergy pills only control one substance, flonase controls six. and 6 is greater than 1. so go ahead, inhale life, excite your senses, seize the day and the night. new flonase. 6 is greater than 1. this changes everything. this new tempur-flex feels like a dream boat... to sleep on. well, it's got the spring and bounce of a traditional mattress, but then it also adjusts to my body. ahhhh... this new bed it just wraps you up and cuddles you, but you can still move around.
now that i have a tempur-flex, i can finally get a good night's sleep. change your sleep. change your life. change to tempur-pedic. to sleep happy guaranteed, and zero percent apr financing... visit mattress firm, america's number one tempur-pedic retailer. ♪ me and you, ♪ ♪ and you and me. ♪ ♪ no matter how they tossed the dice. ♪ ♪ it had to be. ♪ ♪ the only one for me is you. ♪ ♪ and you for me. ♪ ♪ so happy together! ♪ now there's a rewards program
that lets you earn points at one place and use them at another. introducing plenti. ♪ ♪ ♪ when it comes to rewards there's plenti together. ♪ ♪ ♪ you tell us what you want to pay and we help find options to fit your budget. nah, nah, insurance, nah, nah, nah, discount. my name's flo, you want to go out with me? no. uh-huh-huh!
we're back now at 7:42 with "gma investigates." today, how to protect yourself from pickpockets while you're shopping. while you're cruising the aisles, pickpockets are watching you. you may be vulnerable when you least expect it. cecilia vega has the details. >> reporter: take a look. coral springs police say this video shows a woman attempting to steal another woman's wallet right in the middle of a busy grocery store. watch as she unzips another woman's purse but quickly moves away. >> she realizes there's numerous people watching. so she backs off. >> reporter: she did not give up. follows the same woman to another area of the store. check out the top right corner of your screen. police say she just took her wallet. police say these videos show theft rings in action.
in san diego last year, watch as this unsuspecting shopper turned away from her cart. the man on the right sees his chance, takes her wallet, and hides it under a tote bag. >> he's got to do it just when she's reaching. >> reporter: professional pickpocket bob arnault knows the game. she geetsing her fruit. he's getting her purse while she's getting her fruit. he showed "gma investigates" just how easy we can make it for pickpockets. take a look as he and his wife, bambi, distract these people. the woman on the right leaves her purse on her chair. bob swoops in. and steals her wallet. did you have any idea what he was doing right behind you? >> no. >> reporter: watch on the right as he takes the other woman's purse. >> oh! >> reporter: how much of this is about your quick fingers? how much of this is about just them not paying attention? >> i think it's more about them not paying attention.
>> reporter: tip number one, don't be distracted by nice conversation from someone who appears well dressed. how do you not become a victim? show me your purse. >> it's fairly safe. always here. never on behind me like this, never. >> reporter: that's tip number two. keep your belongings in your line of sight. tip three, keep your wallet and phone in the bottom of your purse, not the top. for "good morning america," cecilia vega, abc news, phoenix. >> all right. all the people in the piece knew they were being taped as part of an abc shoot. they didn't know what for. no laws were broken. lots coming up on "gma." a big health headline. could waiting to cut your baby's umbilical cord set them up for success later in life? a little bit longer make them maybe a little bit smarter? we'll get into it. what a champion surfer did for one fan that is making waves
around the world. come on back. is making waiveves around the world. come on back. and when you buy your vitamins at walgreens, your purchase helps provide life-changing vitamins to 100 million children. here in the u.s. and around the world through our partnership with vitamin angels. just stop by walgreens for your vitamins. doing good for you, does good for others too. walgreens... at the corner of happy and healthy. after the kids fell asleep andre discovered that his wife had become emotionally invested in a cartoon squirrel movie. life's rich, like ritz.
new dannon oikos triple zero is my go to protein snack. protein from yogurt? yeah, this greek nonfat yogurt packs 15 grams of protein punch. but what else? it has 0 added sugar 0 artificial sweeteners and 0 fat. dannon oikos triple zero. ♪ dannon ♪ pain from your day can haunt you at night, don't let it. advil pm gives you the healing sleep you need helping you fall asleep and stay asleep so your body can heal as you rest.
advil pm. for a healing night's sleep. what if sprint could cut your rate plan in half? that's incredible. bring in your verizon or at&t bill turn in your old phone, and we'll cut your rate plan in half. switch now and we'll pay whatever it costs for you to come to sprint. visit us online or at a sprint store today.
>> it's a moving story. hot on youtube. nearly a million clicks. martin passeri is a five-time surfing champ. he was vying for a sixth victory when he showed what it really means to be a champion for the national title. he spotted nicolas gallegos on the beach watching the event. he came over to nicholas, who had been paralyzed since he was 18, preventing him his dream of learning how to surf. so passeri stopped the competition, went over to him, gave him the ride of a lifetime, putting his quest for another win aside to give something back to a fan. look at that. he carried him on his shoulders and rode the wave. he didn't win the competition. he says this moment was the biggest triumph of his life. it gives you chills. >> it sure does.
>> he surprised everyone. no one was expecting this. he saw the man. decided in a moment to put him up and take him for a ride. >> i love seeing this again. >> total winner. >> there are good people left in the world. >> thank you, thank you, thank you for sharing that, amy. we have an abc news exclusive coming up with the parents under fire for raising their kids, free-range parents so to speak. come on back. kids, free-range here's another improve this tip. from lowe's. messy paint cans are the worst. make holes around the rim to keep them clean. tap in a few holes. the paint drains back into the can. to see more, go to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo!. imer and stain and sealant in one via online or mail-in rebate plus 5 bags of premium mulch for $10. so hurry in to lowe's now for big summer savings.
one of the foot's favorite rituals happens at the water's edge. here, they must look their best. smooth, beautiful skin is an advantage. the others can only hide in shame. introducing the new dr. scholl's dreamwalk express pedi. listen up... i'm reworking the menu. veggies you're cool... mayo, corn dogs... you are so out of here! ahh... the complete balanced nutrition of great tasting ensure. with nine grams of protein... and
26 vitamins and minerals. and now with... ...twice as much vitamin d ...which up to 90% of people don't get enough of. ohhhhhhh. the sunshine vitamin! ensure now has 2x more vitamin d to support strong bones. ensure. take life in. ...and the wolf was huffing and puffing... kind of like you sometimes, grandpa. well, when you have copd it can be hard to breathe. it can be hard to get air out, which can make it hard to get air in. so i talked to my doctor. she said... doctor: symbicort could help you breathe better, starting within 5 minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. symbicort helps provide significant improvement of your lung function.
symbicort is for copd, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort contains formoterol. medicines like formoterol increase the risk of death from asthma problems. symbicort may increase your risk of lung infections osteoporosis, and some eye problems. you should tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking it. grandfather: symbicort could mean a day with better breathing. watch out, piggies! child giggles doctor: symbicort. breathe better starting within 5 minutes. call or go online to learn more about a free prescription offer. if you can't afford your medication, astrazeneca may be able to help. introducing the sirloin third pound burgers from mcdonald's. they're 100% sirloin topped with premium ingredients. and they're only around for a limited time. but that's not the only reason you need to hurry ... (robble, robble) enjoy this lovin' while it lasts. ♪ ♪
the answer to treating your dog's fleas and ticks is staring you right in the face. nexgard, from the makers of frontline® plus. it's the only soft beef-flavored chew that kills both fleas and ticks. vets recommend it. and dogs, well they're begging for it. nexgard is for dogs only. and hasn't been evaluated for use in pregnant, breeding or lactating dogs. reported side effects include vomiting, dry flaky skin diarrhea, lethargy and lack of appetite. use with caution in dogs with a history of seizures. recommended by vets. loved by dogs. from the makers of frontline plus. tt2wút3n@/4 btún!/4 tt2wút3n@/4 "aún1#p tt2wút3n@/4 bmún:(é tt4wút3n@/4
" dzlq b]é tt4wút3n@/4 " enlq 2y< tt4wút3n@/4 " gzl& +íd good morning. i'm eric thomas. a state law make ter is backing down on ellis act reform. according to the chronicle, a lack of votes for senator mark leno to table a bill that would have required landlords in san francisco to own a building for five years before evicting tennants. good morning. if you have allergies, good news. we are still on the low to moderate side being grass. temperatures today, from 61 at half moon bay to 80 in antioch. here is my accuweather seven-day forecast. warmer through saturday. sea breeze sunday and drizzles
every summer the best tennis players in the world collide in new york. but that's just the final chapter of a great story. one that's unfolding all summer long right in your backyard. be there when the emirates airline us open series turns to stanford for the bank of the west classic. come experience the action and feel the drama as the best in the sport duke it out in stanford. august 3rd to the 9th. don't just watch the action. feel, hear and taste it. for ticket and player information visit bankofthewestclassic.com
good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and inside the bounce house accident. >> scary, scary. i was thinking i was about to die. >> a 6-year-old trapped and taken on a terrifying ride. speaking out this morning. ♪ wake me up when it's all over ♪ and the abc news exclusive. those parents who made headlines for raising their kids free range. accused of neglect. now cleared of criminal charges and speaking out. and melissa mccarthy. >> hey, how did you get that picture of me? i look amazing. >> why america's funniest woman says she's letting go of the pressure to be perfect. all that and we're drumming our way into shape this morning. as we say -- >> good morning, america. whoo! five, six, seven, eight.
wow, never too early for the "gma" jam. look at those morning risers. i guess that workout is called pound. we'll tell you all about it in a little bit. >> it's one of the hottest new workouts. they're right above us right now. we can hear them. giant workout crew putting it to the test. combining pilates, cardio, and drumming. >> you can see it's really good for the lower -- the lower quarters. and the drumming takes your mind off how much pain you're in. it's fun. those are not just any ordinary drumsticks. the secret to how to rock out for a rock hard body. we'll explain it all coming up, george. >> that is coming up. right now, let's get to amy with "the morning rundown." an international crackdown. some of the top officials in world soccer are under arrest in a massive corruption scandal. at least 14 people charged with allegations they took more than $150 million in bribes and kickbacks which could have cost
the united states the chance to host the world cup. fbi agents raided offices in miami. one u.s. official has already pleaded guilty. more rain in houston this morning, on top of the historic flooding that has overrun the city. thousands without power. at least five people killed after nearly a foot of rain fell. bringing the death toll across texas to 15. the water rising so fast, victims had no time to escape. hundreds of others had to be rescued from submerged homes and cars. as many as 4,000 homadly damaged. 13 people remain missing. most of them family and friends swept away in a vacation home. meanwhile, in ohio, a tornado tore through a shopping center near dayton, leaving a trail of mangled cars. much more in ginger's forecast coming up. new details about the horrifying moment when a bounce house with children inside was carried away by the wind in florida. one of those children sharing her frightening tale.
here's abc's gio benitez. >> whoa, bounce house! >> reporter: this morning, we're hearing first hand from one of the three children caught inside that bounce house horror. >> scary, scary. >> reporter: 6-year-old shemoya suffering a head injury and minor scratches. she was taken on a wild ride when a 30-foot water spout made landfall taking that bounce house with it. >> i was thinking i was about to die. >> reporter: all three children trapped inside injured but okay. one family retaining a lawyer. saying the bounce house should not have been on the beach in the first place. >> nothing should be that close to the coast in my opinion. >> reporter: even before the water spout, wind gusts in the area reached 25 miles per hour. safety experts say can be unsafe. >> at 18 miles per hour, you need to shut the ride down, completely deflate it. >> reporter: even with the states? >> even with the stakes in the ground. >> reporter: the company telling
our affiliate our thoughts and prayers go out to the families. act by this occurrence. we're cooperating with the city and the investigation. this morning, she's thankful but shaken. >> no more bounce house. >> reporter: for "good morning america," gio benitez, abc news, ft. lauderdale. >> our thanks to gio. and in medical news, a new study suggesting waiting a few moments to cut a child's umbilical cord lead to benefits later in life. children whose cord was cut more than three minutes after birth had slightly higher motor skills. and social skills. doctors believe it's because the babies had a chance to absorb more iron-rich blood from the placenta. a royal appearance. queen elizabeth in all her crown-jeweled glory taking part in an age-old tradition at the opening of parliament. balancing her three pound crown on delivering her speech.
>> a story about the one that didn't get away. take a look at this man in florida. he snagged the bite of a lifetime while fishing from his kayak. okay, that grouper looks big. wait until you hear how big. seven feet long. 552 pounds. it's so big, it's not surprising it broke his rod. after finally getting moby grouper into his kayak. it's a protected species. they let him back out into the water. he works at a local bait and tackle shop, whatever they're selling, it's working. they're biting. >> i can't believe he got it in the kayak. >> 552 pounds. >> wow. thank you, amy. an abc news exclusive coming up. the parents accused of neglect for raising their children free range are speaking out. let's go to lara in the social square. >> all right, george, here's our "gma morning menu" for you. first up, duggars under fire. new details about the treatment their son reportedly sought, the oprah connection. and who is pulling their support from the family? and melissa mccarthy
revealing why she's letting go of the pressure to be perfect. and in "pop news" who is hollywood's perfect pitchman or woman? wait until you see who comes out on top. and a rock star workout. some of our crew jumping away. right here. on "gma." with my android from tracfone, i can... order more shaving cream. pay the electric bill. keep towels piping hot. get kids to sit still. play beard styling tunes. learn new razor tricks. hire a pro waxer. post before and after pics. i can do all that with my android from tracfone. 90-day plans start as low as $20. unbeatable nationwide coverage. no contract. for a limited time save $20 on the unimax maxpatriot. now just $49.00. tracfone. do everything for less. i'm really psyched subway is bringing the flavor with this new guacamole for a couple of reasons. first, people really love our guacamole. rich and creamy, made from hass avocados
and just a hint of jalapeno to keep it interesting. the other reason is, it's just really fun to say. guacamole guacamole guacamole guacamole guacamole guacamole see? come in and try our new guacamole on sandwiches like the chipotle chicken melt. and discover how it turns up the flavor on all your favorite sandwiches. subway. eat fresh. did you know that every year over 400 million vacation days go unused? they're paid vacation days. we'll book you tee times. we'll get you backstage passes. take a helicopter tour. i wanna see the sun, i wanna see the mountains. how about a fishing trip? please? bring the kids. just take one more day. just one more day. to plan your one more day, contact mastercard concierge services or download the app. because one more day is priceless. this allergy season, will you be a sound sleeper, or a mouth breather. well, put on a breathe right strip
and instantly open your nose up to 38% more than allergy medicines alone. so you can breathe and sleep. shut your mouth and sleep right. breathe right. the answer to treating your dog's fleas and ticks is staring you right in the face. nexgard, from the makers of frontline® plus. it's the only soft beef-flavored chew that kills both fleas and ticks. vets recommend it. and dogs, well they're begging for it. nexgard is for dogs only. and hasn't been evaluated for use in pregnant, breeding or lactating dogs. reported side effects include vomiting, dry flaky skin
diarrhea, lethargy and lack of appetite. use with caution in dogs with a history of seizures. recommended by vets. loved by dogs. from the makers of frontline plus. i don't want to live with the uncertainties of hep c. or wonder... ...whether i should seek treatment. i am ready. because today there's harvoni. a revolutionary treatment for the most common type of chronic hepatitis c. harvoni is proven to cure up to 99% of patients... ...who've had no prior treatment.
it's the one and only cure that's... ...one pill, once a day for 12 weeks. certain patients... ...can be cured with just 8 weeks of harvoni. with harvoni there's no interferon and there are no complex regimens. tell your doctor if you have other liver or kidney problems or other medical conditions. and about all the medicines you take including herbal supplements. harvoni should not be taken with any medicines containing amiodarone, rifampin, or st. john's wort. it also should not be taken with any other medicine that contains sovaldi. side effects may include tiredness and headache. i am ready to put hep c behind me. i am ready to be cured. are you ready? ask your hep c specialist if harvoni is right for you. here we go. >> oh, it's our big "gma" workout. >> take it forward. >> we were taking a little informal poll. which one of us would do it? yeah. >> guess who would. >> one guess. one guess.
>> are you worn out now? >> i'm exhausted. great workout, people. >> we'll show you how to do it at home in just a little bit. this mornings hot button. new details about the scandal surrounding the duggar family. this morning, more advertisers are pulling out of the show. we're learning more about the therapy josh received. tom llamas is here with the latest. good morning, tom. >> reporter: robin, good morning to you. this story gets stranger and darker every day. now we're learning more about how this whole thing may have unraveled because of "the oprah winfrey show." >> we're the duggars. >> reporter: this morning, the fate of one of tlc's highest rated shows looks bleak. the list of advertisers yanking commercials from "19 kids and counting" grows. retail giants walgreens, payless, and choice hotels all tell abc news they're pulling the plug on their ads from future episodes in the wake of
allegations josh duggar molested five underage girls when he was 14 and 15 years old. >> if the show is canceled, the duggar family stands to lose a lot of money. >> reporter: according to police reports, before alerting a state trooper, parents jim bob and michelle learned of the problem if 2002. shortly thereafter, they sent josh to a christian treatment center in arkansas. where "people" magazine reports he began therapy. with a family friend that included manual labor and intensive prayer. >> josh's mother admitted the counselor was not a certified counselor. >> reporter: the founder of the facility, christian minister bill gothard later accused of sexual harassment. >> we have for every one of you, the answer. >> reporter: he resigned his position at the institute last year saying in a statement published on his website -- my actions of holding of hands, hugs, and touching of feet or hair with young ladies crossed the bounds of discretion. and were wrong.
adding, i have never kissed a girl nor have i touched a girl immorally or with sexual intent. a tipster contacted "the oprah winfrey show" in 2006 with the allegations against josh. the show contacting the department of human services. while josh duggar, the 27-year-old married father of three has apologized, saying that as a teenager, he acted inexcusably, for which i am extremely sorry, he was never arrested or charged with a crime. the police report expunged. with every prayer circle. >> okay, let's all hold hands here. >> reporter: and every courtship -- >> obviously, no sex before marriage. >> reporter: they put their conservative christian values in the spot light. now finding themselves under its harsh glare. some are coming out to defend and forgive josh, including former arkansas governor and presidential candidate, mike huckabee. and the father-in-law of recently married jessa. saying i'm rooting for you.
every day, we're learning more and more about this story, guys. >> we are. >> thank you, tom. next up on "the heat index" the couple in the center of the free-range parenting firestorm. charged forny glet in letting their kids walk home alone from a park. they're speaking out now after being cleared in one of the cases. david wright has the story. >> reporter: meet the meitivs of silver spring, maryland. a suburban family with lots of unwanted attention because of how much freedom they give their kids. >> the so-called free-range parents under fire. >> maryland parent accused of child neglect after allowing their two kids to walk home alone. >> reporter: earlier this year, after they allowed their kids, ages 6 and 10 to walk home from a local park unsupervised, maryland child protective services accused them of unsubstantiated child neglect. they fought back. their case making national headlines. this week, without explanation, the authorities caved. you must be relieved. >> very much so. >> reporter: does this mean you're in the clear?
we're cautiously optimistic that this means they have changed their policy or changed their minds and that we'll be in the clear. >> reporter: the meitivs are what's known as free-range parents. allowing their children to walk outside the parental safety net. a controversial approach. >> if you give a kid too much freedom, he may not learn how to socialize. there's the very real possibility that too little supervision can lead to actual danger. >> reporter: but the meitivs insist, it's their call. >> our rights were violated. the constitution protects parents' rights. to raise their kids the way they see fit. >> reporter: state and county officials won't comment. the meitivs are not completely in the clear. the kids picked up a second time in april and held for five hours. you still have another one hanging over your head. >> we're not 100% sure what will happen if someone calls the police again. seeing our kids walking around. >> reporter: raffi and devora are excited to start wandering
again. what happens when you see a police car? what do you think? >> my first thought is, oh, no, better hide. >> reporter: perhaps an understandable lesson, given their experience. the parents and kids now hoping to be left alone. for "good morning america," david wright, abc news, silver spring. >> let's talk about it with our parenting expert, dr. janet taylor. a lot of people agree with the parents, they say, wait, the government has no right to tell me how to parent my kids. >> we live in a society governed by law. that extends to parenting practice. making decisions about discipline. >> don't have to tell you what a debate this has been. people are on both sides of this. saying, okay, i want my child to be self-reliant. the other ones saying, on the other side of it. what is your take? >> it's a scary world. >> parenting involves a lot of factors. number one is discipline. which is teaching. children need rules. they need to know healthy curiosity in settings that do
not make them afraid. >> to free or not to free? what is your advice to parents? >> number one, know yourself. are you doing this because you want free time or because you value teaching your kids independence? know your children. some kids are afraid. they don't know how to communicate enough if they need something. and know potential pitfalls. it's wonderful to teach your kids. walk with them. take them on a trial run. ask them what if questions. they feel confident. you can identify what they need to be safe on the streets. >> what about back in the day, decades ago, my parents, so many of us were told, come back at supper. >> yeah. >> yep. >> and we were allowed to do whatever we wanted. >> it didn't have a title. that's what life was. >> right, exactly. >> there are fears that are out there. you do have to let your kids explore. your parents also had consequences. you had other families looking out. we spent more family time together. and i think we can't discount that fact, that we need to get that together time. that creates a sense of confidence and independence in your children.
>> you made a good point. other neighbors watching out. that's what seems so strange about this. instead of the other parents saying, do you need help, they called the police. >> that goes back to the lack of connection and communication. which needs to come back to parenting. >> i love the tweet, someone said about this whole issue, kids, enough -- this is what you do. enough to learn but not so much so that they believe that they're in charge. >> that's for sure. >> kids are never in charge. >> she said that was per her mom. thank you, janet. the conversation, i'm sure, no doubt, will continue. also in the heat index. america's funniest woman opens up. melissa mccarthy, we love her. she's using her fame to stand up for plus-sized women. saying she's finally let go of the pressure to be perfect. mara schiavocampo has that story. ♪ a milk shake brings all the boys ♪ >> reporter: while she's known for her outsized personality. >> hey, how did you get that picture of me? i look amazing. >> reporter: this morning,
melissa mccarthy is speaking out. featured on the june cover of "more" magazine, saying she's tired of society body-shaming larger women. telling the magazine, there's just this weird thing about how we see women in this society. adding people don't stop at size 12. i feel like there's a big thing missing where you can't dress to your mood above a number. she's teaching her daughters about feminism. when i told my daughters there had never been a female president, they were like, what? how is that possible? i want women to know that you don't have to work for the company. you can run the company. >> she's wildly successful. she feels good about her body. she's taking a stand saying, i'm comfortable in who i am. and anybody can take that stand. >> i put out my sexuality through motion. >> reporter: she says she's also letting go of the pressure to be perfect, which can be especially strong in hollywood.
who cares if my eyes are puffy because i ate 44 almonds last night? or my legs are short? to my core, i don't care. >> you're a spy. >> i know. >> reporter: the actress who plays a spy in her newest movie. >> mama mia. >> that's a confidence builder. >> reporter: now on a real-life mission to empower women. for "good morning america," mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> mara, thank you so much for that. melissa is talented. >> and convincing there, too. >> very much so. "spy" looks great. can't wait to see it. can't wait to see that. let's get another check of the weather with ginger. ginger? >> oh, robin. my friends from atlanta are feeling very at home. it's nice and warm and sticky. we have storms in the northeast. they have had storms in texas. dam failure is imminent. look at this picture. live images coming in. this is padera lake. it's south of dallas. southwest of dallas. and the town of midlothian has voluntary evacuations.
you can see up to 15 feet of water on highways when that thing breaks. flash flood warnings still in place, parts of louisiana and more rain headed that way. it's going to be stormy here and severe >> morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the forecast. a little more sunshine and warmth today with clouds and most of the drizzle is at the coast or in the east bay hills. a brief warming trend today through saturday. as far as the temperatures, 80 in antioch the first of man days to come and 70s inland, and 60s around the bay and nearly 60 along the coast. tonight our temperatures drop into the low-to-mid 60s. the warmest days are friday >> what a crowd out here this morning. i just found gabriella. she's got a good double wave. can you do that again? yeah.
where are you from? >> albuquerque, new mexico. >> and we love to have you here. let's get inside to lara and "pop news." ♪ >> "pop news" time. oh, yeah. >> feel it. let's start with liam neeson. he can add master pitchman to his credits. the marketing research firm nielsen has just released its new "n" score service. the celebrities that have the most influence with consumers. neeson, who is the voice of the ireland tourism board and starred in a super bowl commercial had an "n" score of 94. number one. followed by pierce brosnan at number two. other notable names. amy, was that an mm? >> robin and i nodding in confirmation. >> yes, he's very good at that. other notable names, lincoln pitchman matthew mcconaughey, jennifer garner.
you have seen a lot of commercials these days. and jeff bridges. >> oh, interesting. >> remember when i did that, he does that sleeping thing. >> that's strange, too. the lincoln. >> yeah, but we talk about it all the time. and it was on "saturday night live." spoofs. i think it's recognizability. lots of factors that go into it. >> recognizability. recognizability. move over will smith. a new prince of bel air. a film producer is building a palace. in los angeles. he plans to sell it for more than $500 million. so we ask -- >> what? >> so we ask, what does a half bill, let's call it a half bill. what does it get you? a 74,000-square-foot main house. a 30-car garage. a full-fledged casino. an imax theater. a nightclub. four swimming pools.
and a jelly fish room. and i said to myself, self, if i'm going to pay a half bill, i better get a jelly fish room. >> or the deal is off. >> no deal. >> from where i went, right? they might as well not sting. not bad. >> agreed. also in "pop news" you may have seen amy schumer on the "bachelorette" this week. giving kaitlyn comedic advice on men. now, "bachelor" nation has fallen in love. with a campaign to make amy schumer the next bachelorette. it seems like it's working. abc's senior vp amy, here's the official offer. just say yes and we start tomorrow. #draftamy. her response, here i come. >> oh, boy. >> if that happened. >> it can't. >> if it did. >> it could. >> it would be hysterical. >> hysterical. >> it would be a rom com.
>> it would go out with a bang. >> watch out, men. and just a last little quickie. it's hump day. what do you say? hump -- hump day? how do you say it? it's hump day? how do you do it. >> no pressure. >> hump day! >> there you go. because of that. >> mike, mike, mike, mike, mike. mike, mike, mike, mike, mike. >> otherwise known as wednesday. this guy we found online. we thought it was because of this that he was shaking his tail feathers. according to his owners, he does this all the time. set to irish music. we're sure it's because we're over the hump. keep going, buddy. michael flaherty, watch out. that's "pop news" everybody. >> it is hump day. thank you, lara. we needed that. and we have so much more here on "gma." getting ready to sculpt, sweat, and rock your way to a rock hard
summer body. the secrets just ahead. did i say that? come on back. how would you like to win vip tickets to see one of these mega acts on "gma" in central park? and get this. it comes with air fare to new york city. hotel and $500 spending cash. go to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! to find out how to enter. "gma's" summer concert series sweepstakes. presented by coppertone sunscreen. p stakes.
good morning. i'm kristen sze. the chp is on the lookout for an suv and people inside after a young girl who appeared in distress was spotted by the tolltaker, going through the toll plaza at around 8:30 saturday night. the girl was sitting on the center consul screaming and struggling with the female passengers. the driver was a man in his 60s. the suv is a blazer mid '90s with no plates. two bumper stickers in the back. a little slow coming into the city. we take a look at our emoryville camera. the eastern span is moving. we still have quite a bit of traffic as you pour into san francisco. we also have a jam in san jose. northbound along the nimitz as you approach montague expressway
59 warming to 63. 12:45, your first pitch ♪ baby now take me into your lovin' arms ♪ [ cheers and applause ] just two days until the phenomenal ed sheeran hits the stage for our giant party in the park. you can be there, too. go to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo!. >> i love this song. >> i love this song, too. to get your tickets. free tickets. >> sorry, robin. >> that's okay. you can join us live in central park this friday. what are you doing? >> we're getting a workout. >> there's lara and ginger pounding away. you're going to pound away and your pounds as well in our gym helping you drum up your best body ever with the hottest new workout trend. it's called, as you might imagine, pound. a cardio jam session with special drumsticks. more just ahead.
and ginger and lara are ready to go. >> it's fun until 134bsomebody loses an eye. no, no, no. never. guys. so excited. say it with me. improve this. today, how to make over your home this summer without making a mess. secrets to mastering your next paint job with diy expert alison victoria. a little competition happening between ginger and amy. >> i'm a master painter, ginger. are you ready? >> i'm in. i'm getting ready. >> put down the weapon. put down the weapon. >> they're throwing down. i'm telling you. i gotta tell you, what you're about to do next i just tweeted about. >> strong reaction. >> strong reaction. take it away. >> people have strong reactions when it comes to panty hose. yes. >> oh boy. please save your tweets. >> they're making a comeback. everyone from the runway models to royalty sporting stockings once again. aditi roy tells you why nylons are getting so much support right now. >> oh, good line.
>> reporter: what's nude and smooth and hot for summer? panty hose. that's right. the hosiery made famous last century is making a 21st century comeback. everyone from katy perry to ariana grande are wearing them. >> panty hose have come a long way from our grandmother's generation. it's thinner. it matches your skin tone. you have a range of color to choose from. >> hello, lover. >> reporter: panty hose became something of a fashion faux pas because of the "sex in the city" fashion-forward characters who almost exclusively went bare-legged throughout the series. prompting raersd of inging readers of "allure" magazine in 2007 to drop the hose. now, they're back. and on the legs of some of the
world's biggest stars. notably kate middleton. many credit the duchess, who almost always wears nylons, for ushering in the current trend. shortly after her engagement in 2010, panty hose sales in the u.s. went up 11%. and in the uk, an astonishing 85%. today, donna karan's the nude's line is the fastest growing hosiery category. women we spoke to say they're torn as to whether they'll make a run for the panty hose aisle. >> i'm not a big panty hose person. it's good to suck things in. >> it can be a fashion statement. >> it's like wearing concealer. concealer for your legs. >> reporter: but those that embrace the silky allure of nylons say what's old is new again in a very hot way. for "good morning america," aditi roy, abc news, san francisco. >> and we're joined by style guru gretta monahan, fashion es pert on the upcoming tlc series "brides gone style" premiering next month. we have real women here modeling panty hose. >> we do. >> i asked you, are they all wearing hose? they didn't look like they were.
>> you tell me. who do you think is wearing hose and who isn't? >> i -- i -- i feel like it's hard to see if any of them are. i can kind of see that you're wearing them. but the rest of them? >> they all want to comment. i love it. they're all wearing panty hose. because it's a major trend. we all know that this sort of went out of style at a certain point because people felt they were really, you know, kind of old lady looking. now they're back and better than ever. >> they're not your grandma's panty hose. >> no they're not. >> so they're more durable? >> new technology. new fabrics. this is literally -- you can tug of war with these. >> they don't snag as easily? you can put away the clear fingernail polish. >> snag resistant. but be careful. you want to protect your investment. >> nudes are the ones i tend to shy away from. colored ones. i actually use them for warmth in the wintertime. is it more about making a statement?
or matching your skin tone? >> it's a cosmetic for the legs. we call them leg concealer. for a long time, women were buying tanning products. and tan towels instead of wearing hose. now we're seeing celebrities embracing it. >> can you convince those out there who say no to the hose? >> you know what i say? it's up to you. >> very good answer. and, you know, i mean, every now and then, it's nice. they look beautiful. you look fantastic. >> they do look sheer. she has good legs. >> let's get over to ginger. ginger you're bare-legged, too. >> i don't know if i can do it. i don't think i'm ready. look at my new friends from flat rock, michigan. between detroit and toledo. we start on the west coast and look at the bay bridge. in san francisco. fog this morning. you have had that may gray, going into the june bloom. you can see it on the satellite. san francisco only goes for a high of 64 today.
redding at 91, 98 palm springs. places like phoenix will see 100s later in the week. >> morning, off to a cloudy start with sunshine quicker and a little bit warmer from 50s at the coast and 80s inland. my seven-day forecast shows warming continues through saturday and another cooling trend starts >> all that weather brought to you by tracphone. you see it here. he wants me to go to sleeping bear dunes. but you have one more day to choose where i'm going on my michigan adventure. there are three gorgeous spots competing for my visit. you have sleeping bear dunes national lake shore. and then pictured rocks national lake shore. or lake of the clouds lookout in porcupine mountains. all so beautiful. i don't know how i would choose. i'm so glad it's you doing it.
i'm so excited. find out more about these amazing places on our website. don't forget to vote. the poll closes tomorrow. it's all sponsored by pure michigan. it's all up to you. george? >> thanks ginger. now to the summer blockbuster season. it's heating up. you head to the movies, you may have a little bit of deja vu. chris connelly has the story. >> reporter: the surfing. the skydiving. the bro-tastic bonding. any of this remind you of something? that's right, it's "point break" again. barrelling down remake mountain this christmas. more than 24 years after the late patrick swayze and keanu reeves teamed up for the original. >> caught my first tube this morning. sir. >> reporter: with familiar franchises getting reinvented. "mad max," "star wars." one look at a movie release schedule will tell you. hollywood has gone
reboot-ylicious. the franchise that t-rexed the summer of '93 returns this summer with "jurassic world." and if you're counting -- >> i'll be back. >> reporter: terminator genisys is going to be back. used to be a "mad max" movie meant war is mel. gibson that is. 30 years after he teamed with tina turner. this post apocalyptic series reconfigures with charlize theron and tom hardy. >> fans can have two-way dialogue with these people on social media. it's really driving this form of entertainment. >> reporter: the small screen with the remix it mind set, too. "twin peaks." "the x-files." and of course, "fuller house." a "those girls grew up just great" reimagination of the tgif favorite "full house."
>> netflix came around and said let's do 13 episodes. >> this is great. >> reporter: let's face it. who doesn't love comfort food in a kicky new canister? all of these setting the stage for the mother of all reboots this holiday season. >> chewie, we're home. >> reporter: for "good morning america," chris connelly abc news los
this is so exciting. we have a new competition on the show. because, it's time for a brand-new edition of "improve this," sponsored by lowe's. allison aliso alison victoria is with us. we'll talk about the tips you need to become a master painter. we have two master painters with us, or so they say. we're about to find out. please meet our contestants, miss amy robach. and miss ginger zee. wow. all right. so first, we want to talk to you, my friend, alison. >> yes. >> another diy-er. >> in the family. >> yes, in the diy family hgtv family. talk to me about "kitchen crashers." how do you do that? you go in there, take drab to fab in no time. >> in three days. i find people at the hardware store. literally ambush them. and when they say no they feel
really bad in the end. you're getting a beautiful kitchen in three days. mine took six months. we're rehabbing, brand-new, everything. making a mess. >> we want to let viewers know, this is something that amy and ginger know. paint can make such a huge difference in any room. >> huge. yeah. >> so welcome to our competition. here we go. this is, well, i don't know what to call it. i don't know if it has an -- does this have an actual -- "brush it off" is what we're calling this game. ladies, i'm going to give you a question. youm you'll have to have an answer. al, you'll give it to me. every answer will have a tip. we promise you, america. >> you have to learn something. >> question number one, what's the first thing you do before you paint the wall? wait. >> sorry. i thought that was the end of it. >> she's just like me. hang up pictures so you can paint around them. clean and sand the walls. or paint the baseboards. [ bell rings ] amy? >> clean and sand the walls.
>> ding, ding, ding. miss ginger zee, please wait to hear all the answers. buzz in if you know the answer. which of the tools on the table should you use to determine how much paint you need. this is a little bit tricky. >> like you have to get the actual item. [ bell rings ] >> jenger? how much paint you need. >> which of the tools -- i don't see it. >> it's right there. >> oh, there it is. >> amy, again. >> you have to measure the square footage. the width times the height gives you the square footage. >> i'm with this. >> i know. i saw you with the roller. i'm like how are you going to do that? you got it. >> so far, amy is in the lead. number three, which of the items on the table is needed along with your foam roller to paint the ceiling. which item? >> go ahead, amy. >> robach.
>> i've painted 50 rooms in my life. >> i see a new diy host on our hands. >> we have to use these. any kind of extension like this. >> it's more fun when you're challenged. that's more on a fun show. >> we like to get on a ladder with this brush and drinking wine. two-tone color schemes work best in what type of rooms? large rooms only. bedrooms and living rooms. no limits. any room can look great in a -- who had it? >> ginger. >> c, any room can look great. >> ginger zee. >> color combos. >> we put them together. >> this one i love because it's tone on tone on tone. you look at the paint deck, you stay in the same family, you can highlight different areas of the room. i'm not a huge accent wall fan. it's so noncommittal. oh, i love orange, but just on one wall. commit, paint every wall. accent it in a different room. your house flows. >> i'll do one last question.
and then we determine who wins the golden paint brush. don't fight over our beautiful trophy. if you mess up while painting, what is the best solution? a, paint over the mistake when it dries. b, call a professional. c, drink a bottle of wine, say, what the heck? >> you made that one up. >> i did make that one up. >> a. >> paint over a mistake when it's dry. >> wait until it dries. you don't have to start smearing. because that's when you have to come in and sand. >> but for me, maybe b. >> i think we both know who our win sir. the winner of this week's golden paint brush, miss amy robach. >> how exciting. >> ginger. >> can i say how much i love a girl who can combine stilettos and flannel? >> and paint in them. >> you do it on the show so well. >> thank you. >> everybody, do check out shers." free lessons from alison to ginger.
oh, so nice that you have drumsticks to match my dress. i really appreciate that. are you ready for the hottest new workout? we've been showing it all morning long. it's called pound, right? >> yes. >> it's a way to drum out that extra weight. reena ninan will show us. and then we're going to show you how you can get it done. >> reporter: it's all about the rocking. >> are you ready to rock? >> reporter: the rolling. >> let's go.
>> reporter: calorie blasting hottest new workout, pound. it's a full-body jam session that gets your heart rate up and your squats down low. pounding away those pounds, sizzling off up to 900 calories an hour. >> it is a mix of drumming and fitness. it's entertainment in disguise. we use the weighted rip sticks. they're about a quarter pound. after about 45 minutes of doing this, you really feel it. >> reporter: pound rockout workout is available at over 1300 gyms worldwide. including crunch in madonna's hard candy fitness gym. and if you can't make it to class, you can get the dvd and turn your living room into a full rock studio. >> i like pound because it's literally a party for about 45 minutes. it's so much fun. high energy. a butt-kicker. >> reporter: a kick-butt workout pounding you into shape and getting you those rock star rock hard abs. for "good morning america,"
reena ninan, abc news, new york. >> feeling it. feeling it. it's time for the pound class right here in our "gma" gym like this. crunch regional group fitness director zuta gilchriest is going to show us how to do it. if you're not musically inclined, you can do this? >> pound is for everybody. regardless of your fitness level or musical background it's a mix of drumming fitness, fun, total body workout. >> it's a nice distraction. three basic moves. you'll show us. >> exactly. three basic moves. the first position. a rainbow. taking to it the side. great for working the obliques. >> the rainbow. okay. >> that's the first move. >> what's the second move? >> the second move supereasy. it's down up. hitting the floor, getting the hart rate up. working the abs. legs. that's the second move. >> the third move? >> the third move, we'll do the rain up. again, working balance,
stability, upper body. core legs. we switch to the other side. >> you're just lucky i'm not dressed right. i would be right there in there showing you. so put it all together. >> are you ready to work it out? five, six, seven, eight. ♪ i've been locked out of heaven ♪ >> rain up, rain up, rain up. >> get 'em, zuta. get 'em, zuta. >> good, and -- let's go. floor. other side. >> all right. i can -- and the pound class is offered at crunch gyms nationwide. we'll be right back. whoo!
good morning. i'm kristen sze. stim a little gray in this picture. let's check out your forecast with mike nicco. sunshine quicker and the drizzle a little less through the next hour or so. temperatures in the upper 50s, low 60s with pockets of sunshine along the coast. mid to upper 50s through most of the bay. 70s inland to 80 in antioch. if you are heading to the game expect mostly sunny and strong sunshine. 59-63. my accuweather seven-day forecast. more warmth and more sunshine through saturday. the sea breeze kicks in with a cooling trend sunday. drizzle monday. >> a full house at the bay bridge toll plaza. if you are traveling to the east bay to head into san francisco, you do have a 15-minute wait. an earlier crash. right now, it is causing quite a jam. it is cleared. northbound side of
announcer: it's "live! with kelly & michael." today, from the movie "entourage," kevin connolly. and she's back at the judges' table from "so you think you can dance," paula abdul. and more favorite co-hosts workout moves as we continue "live"'s "fitness countdown." and our five finalists on our fitspiration contest. all next on "live." [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] now, your emmy award-winning hosts, kelly ripa and michael strahan! [cheers and applause] ♪