Skip to main content

tv   Good Morning America  ABC  September 10, 2015 7:00am-9:01am PDT

7:00 am
good morning, america. happening now for our viewers in the west. terror on the highway. a suspected serial shooter targeting drivers on the highway. the rear window of this truck shattered as the authorities hunt for a sniper now. donald trump, under fire for his comments about republican rival carly fiorina. what trump said about her face and how she's firing back this morning as a new poll shows new trouble ahead for hillary clinton. >> excessive force. an abc news exclusive. former tennis star, james blake slammed to the ground and injured by police in new york. handcuffed and held as a criminal. police now investigating the mistake. he's here this morning speaking out only on "gma." ♪ beauty in the world and there she is again.
7:01 am
a williams back at miss america, more than 30 years after the scandal that stripped her of the crown. >> i knew again once the dust would settle i get a chance to show people who i am. >> the first ever african-american miss america with a second chance. why she's returning now is an abc news exclusive. and good morning, america. boy, you covered a lot of ground with vanessa williams. >> she does not hold back. we'll share that with people later. we have a lot to get to. that story out of japan. frightening pictures of flooding after 19 inches of rain, a real emergency and we're going to get to that in a minute. but we begin with the scary attacks on drivers in phoenix. police suspect a serial shooter targeting cars on a stretch of
7:02 am
now ten reported incidents in the cars in westbound lanes in all hours after a day. one incident damaging a tour bus.
7:03 am
>> these are bad people trying to do harm. police desperately trying to figure out who is responsible. >> do you have the man power to handle something of this pag tud? >> we do not have the staffing alone to do that. that's why we called upon our partners in the police department, atf. fbi, and tempe police department. >> here at the arizona traffic operation center, these cameras are monitored 24/7. they have 19 cameras dedicated to the area where these incidents happening but this footage is never recorded which means they can't go back and review it. >> now commuters terrified. some choosing to avoid the highway. >> it's scary somebody could be shooting and my daughter could be in the car. >> reporter: i want to show you something. do you see this electronic billboard? they've been up all week. it now says i-10 shooter with a number people can call if they see anything suspicious. george they are calling this an act of domestic terrorism.
7:04 am
now we move to the news overseas. epic flooding in japan threatening the fukushima power plant. you see the devastation. homes knocked off their foundations, tropical downpours creating a wall of water. 100,000 are evacuated. many more still trapped and ginger, rescuers can't keep up with the calls for help. >> it's an ongoing situation we will be on it all morning. it's all happening north of tokyo, japan. dangerous landslide, water still rising thank to the remnants of a tropical storm. serious concern about a nuclear power plant in the flood zone. disaster in japan this morning. north of tokyo, more than 20 inches of rain falling in just 24 hours. rivers overflowing, breaching levees leading to scenes like this. helicopters in overdrive rescuing people from windows and roofs. japanese meteorologists warning of this imminent and serious danger, evacuating nearly 200,000 evacuated from their homes.
7:05 am
the culprit to the chaos, remnants of what was a tropical storm slicing across the island nation, winds gusting up to 80 miles per hour. torrential downpours forcing major runoff raising concerns about the fukushima power plant still damaged from the 2011 earthquake. reports that these heavy rains may overwhelm the site's drainage pumps. and it's too early to put an exact figure on how many might be missing. authorities in japan are still frantically searching for those swept away and this is a vast area, so we will have updates throughout the morning. >> we will. thank you, ginger. in the meantime, we have the latest on that british airways jet that burst into flames on a runway in las vegas. exclusive new video shows what happened inside the plane during those frightening moments as we learn more about the evacuation. abc's matt gutman is on the scene for us in las vegas. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, robin. that crippled plane behind me is being treated like a
7:06 am
200-foot-long piece of evidence, police cruisers surrounding it now and know investigators are on the ground. they're going to take a look at that engine. but also at that video we obtained showing the terrifying moment that fire began. this morning, the exclusive look into that terrifying engine fire from inside the cabin. flight 2276 from las vegas to london is in the middle of takeoff doing 90 down the runway when it jolts. >> we started to take off and we just heard this big boom. >> explosion. >> reporter: then swerved. even as black smoke billowed, flight attendants urging calm. >> ladies and gentlemen, please remain seated. >> reporter: flames began leaping into the air. >> they saw flames on the left side and smoke on the right side. i was in the middle and i was like, we've got to get off this plane like i grabbed him. i said we got to go. >> reporter: as the frantic rush for the exits began. >> the captain was like get to your seats now then he goes to the back and sees the flames, evacuate, everybody, evacuate now. >> reporter: the captain issuing this mayday call. >> mayday, mayday.
7:07 am
request fire services. >> reporter: passengers hurling themselves down emergency slides, nearly singed by the heat of the inferno. >> it was like the gas was coming and seeping and the plane was just kind of -- like a river of fire. >> reporter: on the tarmac. >> on the tarmac, yeah. >> reporter: two minutes after that call firefighters arrive to tackle the blaze. that fire within inches of the plane's fuel tanks. >> the biggest threat to the passengers would have been if the fire had breached into the cabin and filled the cabin with smoke as they were trying to get out. it came very, very close. you can see it's just below the windows. >> reporter: passengers bumping into the captain on the runway. >> and the captain was fantastic. it was his last flight before he retired so -- >> reporter: talk about going out with a bang. and the captain got a standing ovation when he got back to the terminal. now we know he'll probably be interviewed by investigators over-the-next couple of days. in the interim, he's telling
7:08 am
friends and passengers that after 42 years as a pilot, that, was his very last flight. robin? >> all right, matt, thank you very much. boy, the quick thinking there by the crew and in our next half hour we're going to show you what you should do if there's ever an emergency on your plane. okay. we are going to move to the race for president. "your voice, your vote," a new feud for donald trump after comments he made about carly fiorina's looks and fiorina responding overnight. fiorina responding last night. jon karl joins us with all of the latest. jon, a new feud for donald trump but also new highs in the polls. >> reporter: the trump surge continues. a new poll out this morning has him at his highest level of support yet. this comes as he is attacking the only republican woman in the race, insulting the way she looks. overnight, donald trump took a swipe at the only female republican in the race disparaging the looks of carly fiorina. the cover story of "rolling stone" magazine quotes him
7:09 am
saying of fiorina, look at that face. would anyone vote for that? can you imagine that, the face of our next president? fiorina told fox news she's not going to waste any time worrying about trump's attacks. >> maybe, just maybe, i'm getting under his skin a little bit, because i am climbing in the polls. >> reporter: meanwhile, the bromance between trump and cruz came to washington in a rally against the iran nuclear deal. >> never ever ever in my life have i seen any transaction so incompetently negotiated as our deal with iran. >> get it done. stop this deal. >> reporter: without offering real specifics, the donald vowed everything will change when he wins the white house. >> we will have so much winning if i get elected that you may get bored with winning. >> reporter: ted cruz is one of the few candidates who hasn't attacked trump. he made no bones about hoping to steal the front-runner's
7:10 am
spotlight and his votes. >> why did you have donald in this rally? >> well, look. it's not complicated. number one, i like donald but, number two, everywhere he goes he brings a hundred television cameras with him. >> reporter: and there's news this morning on the democratic side as well. a new poll by quinnipiac shows real trouble for hillary clinton in iowa. take a look at these numbers. bernie sanders coming in with 41% of the vote, hillary clinton with 40. biden with 12. he's not even running yet and you get biden is looking at those numbers very carefully. he will we on "the late show" with steven colbert tonight getting ready to make his
7:11 am
decision about running. >> thanks very much. now to that case of a south carolina police officer charged with shooting a suspect who was running away from him. michael slager is due in court this afternoon for a bail hearing. his lawyers say newly enhanced video by the fbi shows what they say really happened during that traffic stop. abc's steve osunsami is in charleston. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning to you, robin. this former police officer is charged with murder and remains in isolation at the county lockup but there's a chance he could get bail and walk out of this courthouse today. >> 223 dispatch, shots fired. subject is down. he grabbed my taser. >> reporter: this morning we're learning how the former police officer in this disturbing recording plans to defend himself in court in the cell phone video seen round the world, michael slager is seen shooting an unarmed black man in the back as he's running away. prosecutors say that walter scott was no danger to himself or the officer. but at his bail hearing today slager's attorneys will show a different video, a few seconds of the original enhanced by the fbi. it's hard to make out here but they say this is scott fighting with slager on the ground before the shooting. >> but the fbi analysis of the video is a violent physical assault in which clearly on that
7:12 am
video mr. scott obtained the upper hand. >> reporter: scott's grieving family and their lawyers still say what happened on the tape was an execution. >> what would pake you have that much hate in your heart toward another human being to do something that gross to my brother? slager's lawyers plan to share toxicology reports that they say shows that scott was drinking and using drugs before the incident but the amounts are either below the legal limit or not enough to make anyone crazy. robin. >> okay, steve. thank you. now amy has the morning's other top stories, starting with new concerns about our power supply. >> new details overnight about the threats to the u.s. power grid. a review of federal records by "usa today" uncovered more than 1,000 cyberattacks on computer systems at the department of energy in just two years. 159 were deemed successful, the power grid was a top target.
7:13 am
law makers demanding answers at a hearing on capitol hill today. now to breaking developments in the refugee crisis in europe. the united states vowing to do more to help. this morning one human rights group saying the refugees are being treated like animals as they desperately try to make their way through hungary in search of a better life. abc's dan harris is on the front lines of the crisis in one border region where soldiers may soon be deployed. >> reporter: overnight we were with hundreds of scared refugees as they sneak through cornfields trying to cross from serbia into hungary. this is the largest mass migration in the history of europe since world war ii. this is the front lines of it. >> i'm nervous a little bit. >> reporter: nervous, because they've seen the videos of police clashing with refugees, as well as this now infamous scene of a hungarian cameraman, tripping a man carriage a child. these images reflect the deep divide here in europe. refugees welcomed in germany but
7:14 am
in other countries opposition because of economic and religious concerns. abc news has been following one group of 11 young syrians as they join the human highway of more than 300,000 refugees making their way from syria into turkey up through greece and hoping to get to germany and beyond. are you nervous about approaching the border? >> of course you're nervous because we don't know what we're going to deal with. >> reporter: we can't cross the border illegally so we've had to let ali and crew ahead. we don't know what lies ahead for them. meanwhile, in washington, secretary of state john kerry telling congress, the u.s. will increase the number of refugees it is willing to take in. and back here in hungary this morning we've just learned that those young syrian refugees we've been following have safely made it here into hungary and are now two hours north of here and one big step closer to their final destinations in germany and beyond. amy, back to you.
7:15 am
>> all right, dan harris, thanks so much for that. our coverage of this growing crisis continues all day on abc news and on our website. well, outrage in philadelphia this morning after a paramedic in this ambulance was caught apparently texting and surfing the internet on his phone while driving a boy to the hospital. the fire commissioner is promising to discipline him. finally, guinness has released its new list of world record holders featuring some very colorful characters like the guy who runs the world's biggest hot dog stand. yep, it's 12 feet high and 23 feet long. and then there's the guy showing off the world's biggest feet. guess what size his feet are? 26. >> come on. >> i don't even know how you find shoes for that. how about the world's fastest tortoise named bernie. look at him go. he's breaking land speed records, 0.6 miles per hour. >> go, bernie. >> and then there's the canadian who can juggle three chain saws, and why not light one on fire. >> why not. >> making 94 consecutive throws and catches.
7:16 am
>> light two on fire. >> why only one? >> he said he got his first chain saw when he was 18 and the magic began. >> that's beautiful. >> i think it's dangerous just to watch that. >> it is. >> okay, amy, thanks. apple is back with their latest products. this time the game changer may be a whole new way to watch tv. we'll show you in 30 seconds. apple product launches are always a big event and abc's neal karlinsky was there for all
7:17 am
the excitement in san francisco. good morning, neal. >> reporter: george, good morning. it was a huge day for apple here yesterday. lots of new products, more really than they generally ever announce at one time. so let's sort them out beginning with that really big ipad. apple is going big. the biggest ever ipad called the ipad pro virtually on par with a laptop in terms of power and price. and a new accessory to go with it for the first time called apple pencil. but the possible game changer of the moment was this. the new apple tv. >> we believe the future of television is apps. >> reporter: and a new way of searching. just your voice. calling out for shows or actors by name instead of looking through channels. want to switch from watching tv to something else? let's try a game. play crossy road. goes from the tv menu to a game. >> television is unrecognizable
7:18 am
from five years ago, certainly ten years ago. i think it's just going to enable more of the same. >> reporter: the new iphone 6s series includes a new screen with something called 3d touch. so if i touch the mail icon and push hard i feel it push back and then another menu comes up. and the apple watch gets a pricey addition. french luxury brand hermes apple watches with stylish new bands at $1100 and up. but the most ambitious single thing might really be the apple tv. could it really change the way we watch tv? we're about to find out. back to you, siri -- i mean, george and robin. >> you can trust neal for that. >> we have much more ahead. we have an abc news exclusive for you, former tennis star james blake in town for the u.s. open taken down and roughed up by police at a new york city hotel. is it a case of mistaken identity? now he's opening up about the scary incident and you'll hear from james blake live only here on "gma." also ahead, caught on camera.
7:19 am
those frightening moments when a las vegas plane engine bursts into flames. nick watt going to the experts to find out what you should do in an emergency. >> the cabin is filling with smoke. would you know how to get out of this alive? coming up, we'll show you how. the number one rule to remember and what you should do the second you walk on a plane. that is all coming up right here on "gma."
7:20 am
♪ to love this life is to live it naturally. ♪ [moo]
7:21 am
it's a taste so bold, yet so smooth, it could only be called, black silk, from folgers. a taste you could enjoy, fresh brewed, or one cup at a time. black silk, from folgers. enamel is your teeth's first line of defense. but daily eating and drinking can make it weak.
7:22 am
try colgate enamel health. it replenishes weak spots with natural calcium to strengthen enamel four times better. colgate enamel health. stronger, healthy enamel. falget your home ready withs. the season's biggest savings, like up to 30% off select major appliances $396 and more, plus 20% off select kitchen cabinets and countertops. don't miss out on fall's best savings at lowe's. is soh, she better not be.ld? our claim runs straight down to the glut'n free stuffin'. it's gluten. there's gold in them thar shells. liquid gold. like big big. at&t and directv are now one. bringing television and wireless together. so you'll get your tv from home on the go. which means you can watch movies while you're on the move. sitcoms, while you sit on those.
7:23 am
and even fargo, in fargo! you can check out water-cooler worthy tv at the water cooler. yeah! flip between the fight, the game, and the ballet you didn't want to go to. binge, while you lose weight! channel surf while you surf. and enjoy a good cliffhanger while you hang from a... why am i yelling? the revolution will not only be televised. the revolution will be mobilized. introducing the all in one plan. only from directv and at&t. back here on "gma," just steeped in that heat and humidity ahead of the front. look at the flash flooding in staten island. you can see the rain showers and storms still moving through along the front today. it's going to be late afternoon through evening when everything starts to clear on out and cool down behind another 2 plus inches anywhere from eastern
7:24 am
west virginia up. good morning, i'm eric thomas. developing news out of bay point where firefighter firefighters are trying to figure out what sparked a fire this morning. it started inside a van parked near pacifica avenue. flames spread to four homes. two were destroyed. seven people suffered nonlife threatening injuries. a downed power line caused complications for firefighters. union city police need your help tracking down a sexual assault suspect. officials say a man forced his way into the victim's home and sexually assaulted her. he is described as a white man around 30 years old, 5'9" to 6 feet tall weighing 180 pounds.
7:25 am
let's get a check on the morning commute with leyla gulen. >> we are going to be taking a look now at your drive where the commute is tough. that is a beautiful sight of the golden gate bridge with the lovely layer of fog and clouds. but i can tell you you're going to have to slow down as you drive across into san francisco because of that fog it doesn't look like it's going to be clearing after the morning commute. >> when we come back,
7:26 am
are more likely to have a to frsuccessful future.e born talking and reading to children in their first years has a huge impact on what they do with the rest of their lives. the fewer words they hear, the greater their chances of dropping out of school and getting into trouble. talk. read. sing. your words have the power to shape their world. learn more at
7:27 am
check it out. weather window showing the changes taking place at the coast and san francisco. out of the heat advisory, but the rest of us still going to be dangerously hot today with a spare the air.
7:28 am
milder weekend, clouds, humidity all coming our way. here you go 11:00 this morning through 7:00 this evening. all of us away from the the coast need to be careful. we'll have 70s at the coast. 80 around san francisco. 90s and 100 inland. my seven-day forecast, i think you'll like next week if you like cooler weather. >> coming up on "good morning america," breakfast rescue. a bowl of your favorite granola could have more calories and fat than a quarter pounder. than a quarter pounder. the woman: when a student understands a concept for the first time. man: when the students get it. man: their eyes get big, the lightbulb pops on. woman: "i got it, i think i got it!" they light up. it's like magic. woman: this is not just a job. woman: the rewards i get are... priceless. man: we help kids grow, and that's part of the rush of teaching. narrator: the california teachers association. educators who know quality public schools make a better california for all of us.
7:29 am
educators who know quality public schools [is the staying awake part...t challeng( gun shot )your day sleep train has your ticket to a better night's sleep. because when brands compete, you save. through sunday, during mattress price wars, save up to $400 on beautyrest and posturepedic. get interest-free financing until 2018 on tempur-pedic. plus, helpful advice from the sleep experts. but mattress price wars ends sunday at sleep train. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪
7:30 am
you are looking at video from moments ago, the devastation in japan this morning, tropical downpours causing catastrophic flooding. homes washed away. people trapped on their roofs, rescue crews unable to keep up with all the calls for help. >> that flooding so terrible. we'll follow that all morning long. here's some other big stories we're tracking. one day before 9/11, a new visitor center opens to the public in shanksville, pennsylvania. this time lapse showing it being constructed over a span of five years, and the center tells the story of flight 93 which crashed nearby. the nfl season kicks off, tonight, tom brady take the field at gillette stadium in massachusetts. after winning his court battle with the nfl. the patriots asking for the league to reinstate the two locker room workers accused of deflating those footballs. >> opening day today.
7:31 am
michael? >> can't wait to see. a lot of fans been waiting for this for a long time. >> are you ready for some football? >> yes, we are. >> that is the question. we're going to begin this half hour with former tennis star james blake wrestled to the ground, handcuffed by new york police officers who mistook him for a criminal suspect. the former top ten player says the cops used unnecessary force. we're going to talk to him live in just a minute here in our studio. first gio benitez has the story. >> reporter: this morning, james blake, one of the world's most legendary tennis players speaking out after being detained by police. the 35-year-old harvard educated player says he was tackled and thrown to the ground by a plain-clothed officer outside new york city's grand hyatt hotel and handcuffed for 15 minutes. >> it shouldn't have happened and it's something that we'll deal with with the police and find out what they have to say internally and, you know, hopefully there's video of it and people can see what happened.
7:32 am
>> reporter: blake once ranked number four in the world suffered cuts to his left elbow and bruises to his right knee. new york city's police commissioner bill bratton says they are investigating the matter. >> just the nature of what he described is not what we do. not what we're supposed to do. we will aggressively address it. i will not tolerate any type of excessive use of force op the part of my police. >> reporter: bratton said one of the officers was placed on modified assignment after watching surveillance video. words of little solace to blake. what would you like to hear from them. >> an apology. >> reporter: for "good morning america," gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> and james blake joins us now. thank you, james. i know that you were reluctant to do this but you think it's a very important story and that there's a bigger story here. first of all, were you injured at all? how are you? >> i'm a little shaken up, but i'm okay. a couple bumps and bruises but i'm all right. >> what exactly happened? it's broad daylight in front of the hotel waiting to be
7:33 am
transported out to flushing for the open and then what happened? >> yeah, it was really shocking. i was standing there just waiting, minding my own business, and i saw someone coming from the street, running directly at me. and as naive as i may be, i thought it was somebody i didn't recognize, a high school friend sore something to mess with me and give me a bear hug, and turned out quickly it that it wasn't. he picked me up and body slammed me and put me on the ground and told me to turn over and shut my mouth and put the cuffs on me and i told him the first words out of my mouth were i'm going to 100% cooperate. i don't want any incident, just out of reaction from what i've seen in the media i don't want any miscommunication. >> you were communicating this with him as you were -- >> those are the first words out of my mouth. i'm going to 100% cooperate. i don't know what happened but i will cooperate with you and he put the cuffs on me. at no time did he let me know he was a police officer. he put the cuffs on me and said stand up and i asked what was going on he said we'll tell you soon. that was it. >> so you didn't resist at all. >> no. >> you were --
7:34 am
>> no, i feel lucky i didn't. because i'm happy that my reaction was i was smiling at the person because i could see how if i put my arms up, or did anything it could be a sign of showing some sort of resistance and instead of having a little bruise on my leg i might have some broken bones or some actual injuries. it department seem like he was slowing down, and he was going to continue that tackle. >> and he was a plain-clothed police officer. >> t-shirt and shorts. >> he never identified himself. >> didn't have a badge in any way showing, not around his neck, not on his belt, anything. the police officers that walked up later i saw a couple badges on belts, but none were really displayed and no one identified themselves. i did didn't get one name out of anyone. >> and when -- how long were you held like that? what were you talking to them and telling them and asking them? >> i was held for about 15 minutes and about five or ten minutes in i admitted i said, look, officer i'm scared. so if i say something wrong i'm
7:35 am
sorry but i want to know what's going on. i think you have the wrong person and i had my credential for the u.s. open in my back pocket. i said, please, check that. you can tell i'm a former player. it's the final eight badge. it means i did well at the u.s. open. i'd like to clear my name and just -- i told him that and he wasn't having it. he said we'll see. we're running your license. we'll figure it out. >> i said you're running my license? the worst you'll find is a speeding ticket. that's the most trouble i've been in. >> you never been in trouble and as we said you were reluctant to come forward. you just wanted to put this behind you. why did you change your mind? >> well, it was -- immediately after it happened i was just -- i didn't want to talk to anyone about it. i was so shaken up i just didn't want to hear anything or talk to anyone and i immediately talked to my wife. she was the first i talked to and she said, you know, what if this happened to me? and immediately i was furious because i thought about what i would be thinking if someone did that to my wife. if someone tackled her in broad daylight paraded her around in a busy crowded sidewalk in new york city with handcuffs with her cuffed behind her back and
7:36 am
taking away her dignity and i just -- i couldn't accept that. and i know that a lot of people have no voice to have any recourse, and i'm lucky enough to have the opportunity to be sitting here with you, to be able to tell this story and let people know this happens too often and most times it's not to someone like me, but someone that has no way -- >> no resources to get their story out like this and you really believe this was a case of excessive force. you're not making about racial profiling. >> no. >> you just feel that it was a use of excessive force. >> yeah, and i probably wouldn't even be so clear, be so indignant about it if it wasn't so obvious, it was so blatant. i was standing there doing nothing, not running, not resisting, in fact, smiling. if the video ever does come to the media, you can see that i'm smiling. and just minutes earlier a reporter happened to be walking by and recognized me and asked a few questions. the police officer could have
7:37 am
easily asked and said can i see your license. >> have the police reached out to you since? have you talked to any of them? have they tried to reach you? they say they've been trying to contact you. >> no, i haven't heard anything but i mean i'd be surprised if they were making that concerted of an effort since i've been contacted by a lot of media sources who have been able to find my number. and i haven't heard anything from the police. >> what do you want from them? >> i'd like an apology. an explanation for how they conducted themselves because i think we all need to be held accountable for our actions, and police as well. they're out there doing a very difficult job and i seen said that during the 15 minutes, i know you're doing a tough job and i respect that, i appreciate everything you do to keep us safe but i think you have the wrong person here and they didn't want to hear it. didn't want to listen to that and i do think most cops are doing a great job of keeping us safe but when you police with reckless abandon you need to be held accountable and i think i'm hopefully going to let people know that some of them need to be held accountable and these that are doing police work the
7:38 am
wrong way need to pay for those actions and be shown either the door or whatever retribution -- whatever they need to do to punish them. >> right, as we said the vast majority do it the right way. it's those that don't that we need to put that to an end. hey, james, thank you very much. again for coming out here. >> my pleasure. thanks for having me. >> all the best to you. > thank you. >> george, what a story he told. coming up here "gma on the lookout." a plane catching fire on the runway. passengers rushing to escape. abc's nick watt goes to the experts to find out what you should do in an emergency.
7:39 am
7:40 am
♪ the new fall collection. white house black market
7:41 am
7:42 am
we are back at 7:42 with "gma" on the lookout and this morning something very much in the headlines right now. what to do if there's an emergency on your airplane. abc's nick watt is in los angeles with a very realistic demonstration. good morning to you, nick. >> reporter: good morning, lara. well, good morning from air hollywood. this, of course, is where they film fake air disasters but what happens if it happens for real to you, terror on the tarmac as
7:43 am
it did for those british airways passengers in las vegas this week. ♪ a tank full of fuel, fire in the engine, thick smoke. 13 crew, 159 passengers on board. >> ladies and gentlemen, please remain seated. >> reporter: is that a good idea? >> no, i don't think so. you should evacuate the aircraft as soon as possible. >> reporter: rule number one, get out of there. >> absolutely. >> reporter: "gma on the lookout" is here at the aircraft training center in long beach, california. so what can help you save your life if this happens? experts say if you're traveling in a group, sit together. >> so like everybody can get off together. >> reporter: you're not scrambling around trying to find your kids in the chaos? >> absolutely. absolutely. >> should i fall asleep or
7:44 am
should i stay aweek? >> not during takeoff and landing. most accidents occur during takeoff and landing. >> reporter: that's what happened in vegas, and passengers escaped with their carry-ons. >> we are evacuating on the runway. we have a fire, i repeat. we are evacuating. >> reporter: so, we're getting out. should i take my bag? >> no, leave your bag. leave your bag. >> reporter: really? >> it's just going to jam things up. and it will present you from evacuating. leave your bag. >> reporter: experts say your bag straps can get caught on the seat in the aisle and slows you down. >> as soon as you get on the airplane you should know where your nearest exit is. >> reporter: and if you remember only one thing, remember that. as soon as you get on figure out where the exit is in relation to where you're sitting. even count how many rows of seats between you and that exit so if the cabin fills with smoke, you can count your way out to safety. >> a great idea. thanks so much. coming up on "good morning america," a groom's vows breaking the internet going from "i do" to, "oh, no, he didn't."
7:45 am
>> oh, no, you didn't. on "good morning america," a groom's vows breaking the internet going from "i do" to, "oh, no, he didn't." >> oh, no, you didn't. but just in case that absolutely 100 percent perfect choice... ...turns out to be... less than perfect... we give you five days to change your mind. sorry. medical supplies i'm kind of happy with my guys. i think you'll love our newest line the stuff my vendor sells works fine. and my budget's small, just so you know. ♪ should i stay or should i go
7:46 am
when you choose to go for business, go to the new it makes finding the right room faster and easier than ever. and right now stay two times and earn a free night book now at and it's also like... [ laughs ] [ engine revs ] it's amazing what a little cran can do. with the hottest styles and brands to keep you on the move, on sale starting thursday. plus, everyone gets $10 kohl's cash for every $50 spent. ♪ yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah be yourself. kohl's as we age, certain nutrients... longer than ever. ...become especially important. from the makers of one a day fifty-plus. new one a day proactive sixty-five plus. with high potency vitamin b12... ...and more vitamin d.
7:47 am
"how to make your trsmartphone smarter." step one: bring us your 4g lte smartphone and keep your network and number for a lot less. step two: there is no step two. party? introducing the new bring your own phone program from tracfone. get one of america's two largest and most dependable 4g lte networks for less. now that's smart. 90-day no-contract plans with unlimited carryover start as low as $19.99. tracfone. do everything for less.
7:48 am
back now with "the speed feed." speed dial and, mike, you have one wild groom. >> yes, i do. now, take a look at jared and kyndra, a beautiful young couple, both active duty air force.
7:49 am
here they are on their wedding day. how nice is that. you never suspect that jared has mischief up his sleeve during his vows. neither did kyndra. take a listen. ♪ ♪ the moon and the stars in the sky ♪ ♪ i'll be there ♪ and i will always love you >> funny. >> you got to give it to him. >> got to give it to him. very creative. they are joining us now from oroville, california, in our "speed feed" speed dial and i'm wonder, jared, for you, why did you decide to do your vows this way? i think everybody is wondering that and kyndra, what did you think about jared's little trick he had up his sleeve? >> well, when kyndra was deployed i would skype her and serenade her with songs like this just to see her smile so
7:50 am
when i got together with our amazing deejay, deejay brock from lake tahoe, he knew that's what i had to do because we had to see that smile on the big day, and it worked out well. >> kyndra, what do you think? >> well, he has lots of shenanigans going on. i wasn't expecting that but it was perfect. it reflected his personality to the tee and it was everything i could have dreamed for. >> we got to put his personality and lip-syncing skills to the test. we want you to lip-sync right now. put on those glasses and give us your version of "marry you" by bruno mars. hit us with it. >> i can do that. >> let's go. >> space bar. ♪ because it's a beautiful night for making -- >> looks good. here's a great improve this tip from lowe's. all it takes is a little tape to help you put up a perfectly even
7:51 am
shelf. measure the distance between the holes, in go the screws and there you go the perfect shelf. go to on yahoo! to see more. to on yahoo! to see more. and cellu, plus $10 to $40 off all paint and primer, stain and sealant, and resurfacers via mail in rebate. don't miss out on fall's best savings at lowe's. so...last drop of gogurt, where ya living now? a tube check this place out. so come on out, sign the papers, and this little gem, it's all yours gogurt. whatever it takes to get it all.
7:52 am
irresistible moments deserve irresistibles treats. new from meow mix with real salmon chicken or tuna. the only treat cats ask for by name. we thought we'd be ready. but demand for our cocktail bitters was huge. i could feel our deadlines racing towards us. we didn't need a loan. we needed short-term funding. fast. our amex helped us fill the orders. just like that. you can't predict it, but you can be ready. another step on the journey. will you be ready when growth presents itself? realize your buying power at
7:53 am
i acidity was in my i was so focused on making good food choices, i had no idea that it was damaging the enamel of my teeth. i wanted to fix it, i wanted to fix it right away. my dentist recommended pronamel. he said that pronamel can make my teeth stronger, that it was important, that that is something i could do each day to help protect the enamel of my teeth. pronamel is definitely helping me to lead the life that i want to live. who knows, one of these kids just might be the one. to clean the oceans, to start a movement, or lead a country. it may not be obvious yet,
7:54 am
but one of these kids is going to change the world. we just need to make sure she has what she needs. welcome to windows 10. the future starts now for all of us. back here on "gma," the brush fires erupting in northwestern orange county, southern california, and the heat not going to help. heat advisories from san diego to san jose and in the valleys around los angeles, excessive heat warnings. and this is not only today but tomorrow through the pacific northwest. ♪
7:55 am
introducing starbucks® small-batch cold brew coffee. in stores now. hey! let me help with that. oh, thank you! ♪ introducing the one-and-only volkswagen golf sportwagen. the sportier utility vehicle.
7:56 am
good morning, i'm eric thomas. developing news out of bay point where firefighters are trying to determine what sparked a fire that damaged several homes this morning. it's likely the fire started inside a van parked near anchor drive and pacifica avenue. flames spread to four homes, two destroyed as well as two vehicles. seven people suffered nonlife threatening injuries. the heat, mike. >> if you have friends that live in san francisco, they are not going to be as grouchy as they have been the last couple days. along the coast in san francisco out of the heat advisory. the rest of us, we need to worry about the meet a couple more days. >> taking a look at 680, your drive here almost sold out. it's about 36 minutes between highway 4 and 24.
7:57 am
then on to 24, we have an accident blocking one lane at pleasant hill road. the rest of the drive is slow and go. coming up on "good morning america," vanessa williams opens up to robin about returning to ♪ ♪ maxx your thing at t.j.maxx with better brands, at prices that work for you. make each day a little better. shop t.j.maxx... and maxx life!
7:58 am
7:59 am
8:00 am
good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. the latest on amal clooney's risky fight. her colleague viciously attacked. the high stakes case she's fighting. ♪ so wake me up when it's all over ♪ what really happens to your body after a night of too little sleep from your eyes to appetite? yahoo! health breaks it down. ♪ there is beauty in the world an abc news exclusive, robin one-on-one with vanessa williams, the emotional and revealing interview about the tough times when she relinquished her miss america crown. >> i was not only on alert because there had been death threats against me but also wanting to prove more than anyone that i was worthy. >> she hasn't been back to the pageant since her nude photo scandal. why she's finally about to return.
8:01 am
♪ bang bang into the room and jessica alba here live, the billion dollar businesswoman and hollywood star is opening up about her beauty secrets and standing by her honest line as we say -- >> good morning, america. ♪ show you what it feels like on the outside ♪ wonderful crowd joining us in the drizzle this morning. >> nothing's going to get them down. >> no, no, and we are excited to have anna kendrick here, the "pitch perfect" star joining us, big surprise announcement. so many of you getting ready for breakfast right now also, so something you need to see before you -- >> yeah, that's different from what anna is doing, but it's a "breakfast rescue." we've been doing it all week long. we told you about muffins. we told you about yogurt. this morning, granola. you see it right there. the problem is that the serving size is a lot smaller than many people think. the fat content a lot higher and so we'll have what you should do to start your morning right. >> you could have had --
8:02 am
>> i know. tell me what -- so far i could have had onion rings and a twinkie. what can i have today? >> i wish i had onion rings, twinkie and the granola. mix them all up. >> we'll find out a lot about it in just a lit bit. now we to to go to amy with the morning rundown. good morning, everyone. concern a serial sniper might be on the run in phoenix after another shooting on interstate 010. police calling it domestic terrorism with 11 incidents reported in the last 12 days. the latest is the window of a truck shattered by a bb gun. investigators offering a $20,000 award. and breaking overseas right now, flash flooding sweeping away homes and entire neighborhoods in northern japan forcing 100,000 people to evacuate. the water is raising some concern about the fukushima nuclear plant damaged four years ago, more than 20 inches of rain have fallen in just the past 24 hours. donald trump defending his latest comments about fellow gop
8:03 am
candidate carly fiorina claiming he was not talking about her looks. in an interview with "rolling stone" he referred to fiorina by saying, quote, look at that face, would anyone vote for that? but this morning he told fox news he was talking about her persona, not how she looks. well, meanwhile, more trouble for hillary clinton. a new poll showing her losing by one point to bernie sanders in iowa. and the referee who struck down -- who was struck down by two high school football players in texas is trying to clear his name amid allegations that the tackle on the field was prompted by racial slurs. the referee says he now fears for his safety. more from abc's t.j. holmes. >> reporter: referee robert watts is hitting back at the two players who blindsided him during a high school football game. did he use a racial slur on that field at any point that night? >> mr. watts, he did not. >> reporter: they are flat out lying? >> that's correct. >> reporter: watts' attorney strongly defending his client
8:04 am
against accusations from the players that he directed racial slurs at them during the game. >> this is a very common tactic to make the victim of a crime responsible for the crime against him. it's commonly used in officiating situations. >> reporter: while police continue a criminal investigation, watts is now considering taking his own legal action against the players. >> they had to know that somebody may have been hurt. >> reporter: goldberger says watts wants to continue officiating but is hurt by the suggestion he's a racist and the vitriol now being directed at him. >> there have been awkward and threatening remarks made on social media directed at mr. watts. >> reporter: is he concerned about his safety right now? >> i would be. wouldn't you? >> reporter: also concerned about the message sent if these two players are not held responsible for what goldberger calls heinous crimes. for "good morning america," t.j. holmes, abc news, new york. >> thanks to t.j. for that. and there is concern this morning that amal clooney may be in danger because of her work as
8:05 am
a human rights lawyer. clooney is in south asia trying to get the former president of the maldives released from prison. just days before her arrival, another attorney on her legal team was brutally attacked. clooney is fighting for the freedom of that nation's first democratically elected leader. well, in medical news most of us do not get enough sleep and it may be taking more of a toll on our bodies than we think. one expert says starting work before 10:00 a.m. amounts to torture for our bodies. he is joining other groups calling for a later start to the work and school day. our partners at yahoo! health have posted this diagram online showing what happens to each part of your body if you get fewer than six hours of sleep. your skin sags, wrinkles form. you also eat more because of a slower metabolism. i'm feeling awesome about my 4:00 a.m. wake-up call right now. finally, this will help wake you up. an amusement park in ohio has unveiled plans for the longest, tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world.
8:06 am
you will be carried 20 stories in the air before free-falling 214 feet at a vertical angle reaching a speed of 75 miles per hour. the coaster will be ready next year setting six world records. i'm in. michael, are you in? >> i'm in. i'm in 100%. >> i love it. >> yes. >> ginger, you cannot do it. >> after. i can do it after. >> lara. [ laughter ] >> george? >> have a ball, guys. >> we will. >> whoo! >> road trip. road trip. >> cannot wait for that one. also can't wait for robin's exclusive interview with vanessa williams, the first african-american miss america returning to the pageant after 32 years. remember, she had to give up that crown. we'll have what she's saying about it now. e move. sitcoms, while you sit on those.
8:07 am
and even fargo, in fargo! binge, while you lose weight! and enjoy a good cliffhanger while you hang from a... why am i yelling? the revolution will not only be televised. the revolution will be mobilized. introducing the all in one plan. only from directv and at&t. every time you take advil you're taking the medicine doctors recommend most for joint pain. more than the medicine in aleve or tylenol. the medicine in advil is the number one doctor recommendation for joint pain. relief doesn't get any better than this. advil from bank of america to buy a new gym bag. before earning 1% cash back everywhere, every time
8:08 am
and 2% back at the grocery store. even before he got 3% back on gas. kenny used his bankamericard cash rewards credit card to join the wednesday night league. because he loves to play hoops. not jump through them. that's the excitement of rewarding connections. apply online or at a bank of america near you. wiback like it could used to? neutrogena hydro boost water gel. with hyaluronic acid it plumps skin cells with intense hydration and locks it in. for supple, hydrated skin. hydro boost. from neutrogena
8:09 am
♪ you will remember me here's a look at what's ahead on the "gma morning menu" in the social square powered by samsung galaxy. it's "breakfast rescue" time and we're revealing the dark side of granola. the surprising amount you're actually supposed to eat. and jessica alba is here sharing her celebrity beauty secrets which i need a whole bunch of them in a big announcement. >> i'll give you a little. i'll give you a little. >> give me a little something-something. plus, great "deals & steals" for your next big football game. getting ready to grill, tory johnson has all that. all that and anna kendrick here coming up live on "gma" in times square. >> oh, hi. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ remember me "gma's morning menu" brought to you by centrum multigummies. see gummies in a whole new light.
8:10 am
heart health's important... you may... take an omega-3 supplement... ...but it's the ingredients inside that really matter for heart health. new bayer pro ultra omega-3 has two times the concentration of epa and dha as the leading omega-3 supplement. new bayer pro ultra omega-3. how much prot18%?does your dog food have? 20? nutrient-dense purina one true instinct
8:11 am
with real salmon and tuna has 30% protein. support your active dog's whole body health with purina one. ♪ there is beauty in the world
8:12 am
th ♪ there is beauty in the world there is beauty everywhere ♪ there is beauty in the word. time now for our "heat index" and this morning's hot button, our exclusive interview with vanessa williams returning to judge this year's miss america competition. 32 years after the scandal that forced her to give up her crown, now she's opening up about that time in her life and how she turned it all around. ♪ she was grand >> reporter: before she dazzled us on broadway -- >> do you think i won't hit you? >> reporter: and proved she was so good at being so bad on the small screen. >> love your perfume, claire. musky. >> bite me, wilhelmina. >> the miss america pageant. >> reporter: vanessa williams made history in 1983. >> our new miss america. >> reporter: when she was crowned the first african-american miss america. >> is vanessa williams, miss new york. [ cheers and applause ] and now after 32 years, she's headed back to atlantic city to judge the pageant that launched her career.
8:13 am
miss america where people really got to know you. >> yeah. 32 years ago. >> why now? >> i've got a perfect platform to kind of be reintroduced to the organization that catapulted me into notoriety and stardom. >> vanessa williams, miss new york. >> let's go to 1983. you were crowned miss america. what was that moment like for you, vanessa? >> that was my first time i was against women that had been little miss this and that since they were infants. i didn't know that i was going to win. i knew i was smart enough. i knew everything took but i didn't know that would be the year. >> reporter: she went on to tour the nation as american royalty meeting presidents, actors and athletes. did you understand the significance of being the first african-american woman? >> when i was touring, you know,
8:14 am
older black women thought they'd never see it in their lifetime and some people would cry. i was not only on alert because there had been death threats against me, but also wanting to prove more than anyone that i was worthy. >> reporter: her ten-month reign came to an abrupt halt when news broke that nude photos she had taken two years before would be published in "penthouse" magazine sparking one of the largest scandals of the '80s. >> my parents came into the room. i said, i don't know what's going on but i'm sorry. we have no idea what's going to happen. i was stupid, and i took some pictures, and apparently they're coming out, and my parents said, okay, well, we love you and we'll deal. >> reporter: onlookers flocked to newsstands in droves to buy what is still the highest grossing issue of "penthouse" magazine ever. >> when you took those photos you thought they'd never see the light of day. >> yeah. >> do you sometimes look at what's going on today and say, i lost my crown because of that?
8:15 am
really? people now release things to make a career. >> it's true, yeah. that's crazy. to think that, oh, you can look at a scandal and think that that would be good for your career where for me it took every ounce of credibility that i had and wiped it out. >> good evening. miss america, vanessa williams, has lost her crown. >> reporter: pageant officials gave vanessa 72 hours to resign or be stripped of her title. >> please, i would like to start. can everyone hear me? >> reporter: prompting what was the first and only resignation in the pageant's history. >> i do officially relinquish my title as miss america 1984 to the miss america pageant. >> what was that moment like? i can remember seeing that press conference. >> the heightened spectacle and the circus of it all was kind of crazy. >> thank you. >> i had people that were saying fight for the crown, fight for the crown. >> all: fight, vanessa, fight. fight, vanessa, fight. >> it was really hard for my mom. there was an incredible amount
8:16 am
of shame and humiliation that she was confronted with because of what had happened to me and at that point i wanted to get on with my life. ♪ the right stuff >> reporter: after a four-year hiatus, vanessa went on to make one of the greatest comebacks in entertainment history. >> at that time, my husband was the one that said, listen, if you want to control your career, you should be a recording artist. ♪ i'll be dreaming >> reporter: a string of hit singles threw her back into the spotlight. ♪ save the best for last >> reporter: and her dream of starring in feature films and on broadway became a reality. you have proven that talent and true grace and beauty wins out. >> i knew again once the dust would settle, i'd get a chance to show people who i am. >> reporter: how do you want people to react when they hear that you're going to be a judge of miss america? >> that's a new day there and there are a lot of people that do feel that i should return. >> vanessa williams. >> they are inviting me back as
8:17 am
an example of this is what can happen to you in your life, and there might be some more surprises, so we'll see. ♪ yeah >> i don't know about you, we were singing along. >> oh, yeah. >> so many big hits. >> so many big hits and when you really think about it, it is one of the greatest comeback stories in entertainment history. she was down and out. no one wanted anything to do with her because back in the day we were talking when you were miss america, that was a huge deal, and the way she handled it. and i love when she said about her family. she had to face her parents and we got you. >> that was so nice. you know, she came back with hard work. she put her head down and she worked hard, and she had a lot of talent. >> can i just say couldn't happen to a nicer person. she is just a class act and so looking forward to her next act as judge. >> save the best for last of the >> oh, she's got -- she's going to be a judge. we got to watch out, miss america, this sunday, 9:00, 8:00 central on abc. >> great story, robin. and now to our series "breakfast rescue."
8:18 am
this morning it's all about granola. >> granolapalooza. >> yeah, granolapalooza. it sounds healthy but there's a dark side to granola. >> the dark side. whoa! >> dark side to granola. >> luke, i am your granola. >> and we're here to expose that with abc's becky worley. so good morning, becky. >> reporter: good morning, michael. yes, whether it's granolapalooza or granolapocalypse, the word alone granola evokes images of healthy living. but if you're a granola fan, there's an issue with some brands and you're going to want to pull that box out right now and check one particular item on the nutrition label. granola, nuts, oats, raisins. >> healthy. nutrients. it's all good stuff in there, right? >> reporter: but for these three brands of granola, the serving size is just a quarter of a cup and that's an issue. >> to illustrate -- >> good morning. >> reporter: -- we offer free
8:19 am
breakfast. pick any one of these three and serve yourself what you would normally eat for breakfast. after they pour, i measure. it's 420 calories. >> yikes. >> 18 grams of fat and 21 grams of sugar. that's like your normal portion. >> i probably eat more. >> let's call that just over a cup. 560 calories. >> wow. >> 24 grams of fat and 28 grams of sugar. in fact, comparing the calories, fat and sugar of these servings a surprising equivalent. that's almost as much as a quarter pounder and a half a coke. >> well, let's not eat that. >> reporter: people just didn't realize how small the serving size was. does that look like enough for you? >> no. >> right. >> i'm starving in the morning. >> reporter: of the 12 people we talked to only one read the serving size and poured out the correct portion. >> my son is type one diabetic. so i read the back. >> the american heart association recommends that women consume no more than 24 grams of sugar. men, 36 grams of sugar each day. >> reporter: which poses a problem as this woman's portion netted her 17 grams of sugar. >> that's not good. >> reporter: now not all granola brands are this calorie dense.
8:20 am
we reached out to all three granolamakers. nature's path said we adhere to the fda mandated 30 gram serving size for all grain-based snack mixes. bear naked says it also follows the fda's regulations and while a quarter cup may not take up a lot of space on your plate, it still offers nutrients and whole foods. udi's maker, boulder brands, also says it uses the fda's guidelines so consumers can make informed buying choices and compare products easily. bottom line for those of us counting our sugar and fat intake, and we probably all should be, granola is best thought of, george, as a condiment. >> a bowl. come on. >> i know. the big hulking one we dug in as kids. mm-mm. >> it's great to have something crunchy in the morning. so what do you recommend? >> a lot of people said to me that they eat granola with their yogurt and they like to change the texture. >> i do that. >> so, here we go. this is my special. you've got your fresh or frozen blueberry, you've got yogurt and then grape-nuts.
8:21 am
just an eighth of a cup and that really keeps the added sugar down and you can see it gives you a good crunch. >> yeah. a really good crunch. of the whole week what was your favorite? >> i think the things that i realized as best substitutes, number one, go old school. you've got coconut and banana with oatmeal. cheerios, just 100 calories and then go savory. turkey bacon with eggs or egg whites and the tortilla. around the world -- >> a lot of good protein. >> tons of protein. people eat savory for breakfast around the world. it's just us americans that kind of like their sugar and our carbs in the morning. >> this is a great series. thanks, becky. >> enjoyed it. let's go outside to ginger. >> we are so happy here this morning because it's your birthday. how old are you? >> 11. >> and she's from georgia. celebrating out here even though it's drizzling. we don't care. you know where it will be more than drizzling, in parts of the plains. it was yesterday. look at that hailstone from nebraska. thank you, tina, for sending that in, severe weather threat along that same front now moves into parts of kansas city, far
8:22 am
northeastern kansas and far southwestern or southeastern nebraska. all right. good morning. i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco with your bay area forecast. check it out. it's back. relief near the coast in san francisco. dangerous heat for the rest of us again today. this weekend will be milder. we'll have extra clouds and extra humidity. next week everything returns back to normal. 80 in san francisco. 70s along the coast. we'll have 80s around richmond and oakland. my seven-day forecast, spare the air >> everybody out here waiting for their moment. this is it. the big smile. all right. let's go ahead and get some "pop" from lara. >> thank you ginger. come on in. time for "pop news" and begin with this. after months of mourning over mcdreamy's death on "grey's anatomy," patrick dempsey is back, alive and well, and he will have us falling in love all
8:23 am
over again. this time on the big screen. he's just been announced as the third lead in the third installment of the bridget jones diary franchise. this one is called "bridget jones' baby." dempsey stars alongside renee and colin firth who will both reprise their characters. no word yet on what part dempsey will play but if he ends up delivering the baby, we know he's got it. and he looks good in scrubs. >> yes, he does. >> welcome back, patrick dempsey. also in "pop news" this morning, breaking news in the tech world. forget the new iphone and ipad, all those announcements from apple, we want to talk about tacos, burritos and unicorns, oh, my. they are just a few of the new emojis being added next week, the taco in particular has been a long time coming for it. a rather passionate group of individuals who have pushed for months to get the spicy little half moon of goodness in the mix. taco bell even started a petition through in january which had more than 33,000 online signatures all to
8:24 am
get a taco emoji, yes, it's true. the new emojis will become available with the release of the latest ios 9.1 and other emojis we can look forward to on that release include the hot dog, the cheese wedge and the bird, the kind you make with your finger. >> oh, that one. >> i can see that one being used a lot. >> taco. >> the taco -- >> pay up at the end. >> glad i -- i could have done so much more but i didn't because you know what, because of this next story. serena williams obviously an icon and the fave at the u.s. open. she plays in the semifinals today if it stops raining and no one will be cheering louder than 3-year-old mimi whose video has gone mad viral. take a look. if we were playing -- we're playing tennis, i would shoot it up in the air and like daddy, daddy would look so cool. he was like who, who?
8:25 am
she just shot it up in the air. did you hear it? i was like, no. so he said, it's the last one, so i said shoot it way up in the air, and i was like serena williams. >> yeah, you were. >> she is like serena williams. she is serena's biggest fan. jpmorgan chase has since served up an ace for mimi brig her to new york to meet her idol but first a "pop news" pop-in with mimi and her mom kimberly. hi there. >> hi. >> you've been waiting so patiently so come on up. >> hi, mimi. >> mimi, it's so good to meet you. >> you look beautiful. >> whoa. >> so, mimi, when you get to finally meet serena today, what are you going to say to her? >> can i play a game with you? >> and if you get to play tennis with serena, who will win? >> if i beat her or if we both win -- >> that would be good, right? >> yeah. >> yeah, that would be the best. but do you think you can beat serena? >> yes.
8:26 am
>> well, let's see it, girl. let's see it. let's see these mad skills. >> she got mad skills. >> first show us your backhand. show us that backhand. rip it. >> whoa! >> you ready? >> she wants you to -- >> ooh. go for it. one more, one more. ready, meems, here we go. go again. we got contact. i promise she was ripping it before. so, mimi, you're going to get to go see serena. do you have any advice for her? >> if i play, i can win. >> that's a good one. she should think that, right? >> yeah. >> all right. >> well, do you want to look in the camera and say, good luck, serena. >> good luck, serena. >> we'll be right back.
8:27 am
we're following breaking news out of berkley. a 2.5 earthquake hit. it was centered south of the main campus. the residents hall there along the hayward fault. it had depth of four miles. no reports of any damage. what else is shaking in your morning commute? >> a terrible crash on the bay bridge. if you're looking from our emeriville camera, we have three lanes blocked with a motorcycle crash. three lanes are blocked causing major delays away from the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic at a complete standstill.
8:28 am
your drive is going to take you at least 30 minutes to get between the mcarthur maize and into san francisco. i'll let you know when things clear up. >> we'll check out the forecast [is the staying awake part...t challeng( gun shot )your day sleep train has your ticket to a better night's sleep. because when brands compete, you save. through sunday, during mattress price wars, save up to $400 on beautyrest and posturepedic. get interest-free financing until 2018 on tempur-pedic. plus, helpful advice from the sleep experts. but mattress price wars ends sunday at sleep train. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪
8:29 am
here's a look at some of the changes coming to the coast. san francisco, you'll see the biggest difference back in the 80s. even a few 70s. the rest of nus the 90s to 100s.
8:30 am
so from 11:00 this morning until 7:00 this evening, everybody but the coast in the heat advisory. ♪ i love them bad girls there is shonda rhimes on the cover of "essence" magazine, one of six special covers celebrating the powerhouse producer and tgit -- >> time time we're seeing all six. they hit stands today and want wait for the new season of "grey's anatomy," "scandal," "how to get away with murder" two weeks from tonight. >> how to get away with murder. >> we can't wait, amy. we can't wait. >> that's exciting and you know what, we don't have to wait for excitement right now. we have jessica alba here. hollywood a-lister and billion with a "b" dollar businesswoman. not many can say they're a cover girl on both "allure" and "forbes." welcome, jessica. >> thank you for having me. >> in fact, your company was
8:31 am
just valued at $2 billion. just last month -- >> off the record. we've never got that evaluation. >> now it's on the record. how did you become and quoting "forbes" here one of the richest self-made women in america. >> it really just came about because i was passionate about wanting safe and effective products in my own home and wanting everyone to have access to safe and effective products at a great price. and that's where the idea of the honest company came from. i had lots of allergies as a kid and i wanted to make sure that my kids grow up in a safer environment. >> it was a personal passion project for you but you do think people underestimated you when you started out. >> you know, it was challenging. i definitely had a lot of people look at me sideways and i would present a business plan or the idea. it took three years to find the
8:32 am
right business partners and get it off the ground so now it's a little over 3 1/2 years old. so, yeah, i mean there was definitely some resistance initially. but it's taken off. >> and with so much success there are always bumps in the road and the company has been recently under fire. accusations that your sunscreen is ineffective and a 5 million dd lawsuit questioning how natural your products are alleging that honest deceptively and misleadingly labeled and marketed its products. you put out statements to both already. but what would you like to say to all of your loyal customers out there. >> again, you know, i created the honest company to give people access to safe and effective products and we're committed at the honest company to make sure that we use the safest and most effective ingredients. we're also committed to continuing to educate our customers on how best to use our products. >> how disruptive have these lawsuits been to you both professionally and personally? >> you know, i'm just excited
8:33 am
about being here. i'm excited about launching honest beauty. i'm excited about what the future holds. this is a dream come true to be able to have an idea and to see it come to life. i'm also so thankful for everyone that's brought honest company into their homes and spread the word. i mean really our growth has come from our customers and them sharing with their friends and family how much they love the honest company and how it's made such a big difference in their lives. >> you've teed it up perfectly. you have a big announcement. >> is live today. i'm going to go there. it really is like seriously a labor of love and i really wanted to launch a company that celebrates diverse beauty as you can see here. you know, as a woman of color, i just felt like we need to be represented in all the different shades that we are and we need to be celebrated and so we have a beautiful range of products that look great on everybody's
8:34 am
skin tone. and the website is very dynamic. and i, in fact, did makeup tutorials for all of our looks. >> we've got some of that going on right now here because -- >> yes. >> we've been stealing celeb secrets all week. let's steal some of yours, jessica. we're calling this alba's al go rhythm. first we talked about what sleep deprivation does. >> yes. >> and as a mom, i know all about that. i have my 4-year-old who september with me last night and she was kicking me all night long. >> you used some concealer this morning. >> concealer is everything. especially for women on the go. and what's important about the honest company concealer is we have pinker shades and yellower shades and you just go right in, you can do it with a brush initially and then you just dab under the eye. and it gives you a much brighter look to the face. >> perfect and you also have a secret for looking bright eyed. >> yes. >> what is that gentleman.
8:35 am
>> we have a -- i'm not going to do it on camera because i don't want to poke her. best to do it on yourself but we have suggest called an eye opener. flesh colored pencil and you put it right in your water line -- >> take the red out. >> just like pops the eye so that's another great tip. >> the rest of the face, dewiness. >> about dewiness and about that little pop of color. so if you pop those cheeks with the color, then you instantly look less tired. >> ah, we like less tired. jessica alba, thank you so much for being with us. honest beauty products available online right now. george, we'll throw it to you. >> we turn to the new movie "the perfect guy." steamy, a bit scary and what could happen when someone in a relationship seems just too good to be true. rachel smith sat down with the stars of the film. >> in her new romantic thriller "the perfect guy."
8:36 am
sanaa lath than and michael ealy steam up the big screen. michael plays carter duncan. his path keeps crossing with sanaa's character. >> do you love me? >> i'm not sure. >> reporter: she learns soon carter might be too good to be true and she must come to terms with who she can trust. >> i got to say, michael, you should be confident in the fact you are married now because i don't know if you'd be able to snag a date after. >> i've been wanting to play evil personified for a long time. their per session of me after this film, i'm curious to see how people feel. i think it will be great. >> have you had any interesting dating experiences. >> oh, yeah. let adjust put it this way -- i don't know how they got my number over a year ago, they have texted me every single day for a year. i have never texted back. >> oh, honey that, sounds like your real life carter duncan.
8:37 am
>> reporter: a cautionary tale hoping audiences will relate to. >> we wanted it to be that kind of popcorn edge of your seat thriller. these anot a superhero and i think women would be able to identify with this, that sometimes in life, you have to save yourself. >> reporter: for "good morning america," rachel smith, abc news, los angeles. >> and "the perfect guy" in theaters nationwide tomorrow. to ginger. >> all right, and guess what, did you guys know that today is the average peak of hurricane season? >> no. >> well, now you do. yeah, we are actually very quiet in the atlantic at least, not the pacific as much but we've got one tropical storm. it's way out there in the atlantic. might just clip newfoundland, st. john's there by the end of the weekend but watching that and of course the cooldown, yes, it will be much cooler, maybe that's something you've heard right here in new york city and along the northeast. that's all coming up by the weekend too.
8:38 am
good morning, i'm meteorologist mike nicco. good news for the coast and africa. the heat is over but we have a spare the air today as the rest of us will be in the 90s to 100s. my seven-day forecast, the heat breaks this weekend. >> all of that weather brought to you by samsung. 50 years, unbelievable, robin. >> see cute. all right, ginger, thank you. over here with anna kendrick, my co-star in "pitch perfect 2." >> sister. >> yeah, we are. i was a legend. she's here -- >> legacy. >> a legacy. >> you keep saying legend. i get that. you're that, as well. >> you've got a big announcement that we're going to share with everyone. >> yes. >> first of all let me tell you, you all were so cool and so kind, i was a newbie there on -- >> no, i'm telling you, honestly i think making a movie is genuinely so boring, people don't like -- they don't know
8:39 am
how boring it is. is she having fun? >> you couldn't help have fun. i know you must be thrilled. you kind of let it slip that "pitch perfect 3". >> it's happening so exciting. >> so you guys will be back together. >> i know. i'm really excited about the third one. the second one we had this window of time we had to make it and it was all -- we were all panicked about it but we'll make the third one next year and i think everyone is excited to do something a little different, change up the structure of it or something and, you know, just do something creative. >> i was reading about rebel wilson. what she said about her character and where it will go. everyone has an idea and that's why -- >> kay cannon is writing the script so we might be all texting her. what if i was an astronaut. >> and elizabeth, thanks, wow. she is just terrific and did such a great job in directing the second one. all right, so you have an announcement here. >> yeah? so what can happen? >> so, there's going to be a
8:40 am
contest where you can win a walk-on role in the third movie. and so you go -- okay, so you might not know what dubsmash is but your teenager does so -- check. so there's pitch smash section in dubsmash right now. if you go and record yourself doing those, the best one is going to win a walk-on role and i think it's going to be announced on the 2nd here on -- >> on "good morning america," yes. so can you give us an example? i think we have an example of what you're talking about. >> i got heavy into dubsmash for a second. yeah. >> let's take a look. >> hello, ladies. look at your man, now back to me. now back at your man. now back to me. hello, lady, look at your man, now back to me. >> okay, i'm just -- >> i love that old spice commercial. >> that's the only dubsmash i had to send to you that didn't have a curse word in it. so none of that for the kids. just the pre-approved pitch smash and if you post it on
8:41 am
instagram or vine and #pitchsmash which i can't say quickly but pitchsmash we'll find it and look for you. >> so somebody can earn a role -- >> i know. >> and such a following. i mean you all have really in the movie -- why do you think it resonates with so many. >> i don't know. i -- i mean, i sang in choir when i was growing up and i think that, you know, there's something very dorky but really great about music and about coral singing and a cappella music then you couple that with vagina jokes and it's on. it's so on. >> so close, anna. you were so close -- >> that 's a medical term. >> so close. >> i can say that. >> yes, of course. okay. >> good morning. come on. >> it's after 8:30. it's after 8:30 and congratulations on all those teen awards. >> oh, thank you. i know, that was so cool. i feel like -- i feel like one of the hip young kids. >> you should tell your kids, so if you don't know what we were
8:42 am
just talking about with the dubsmash ask your teenager. they will know and like anna said, the winner will be announced right here on "gma" september 22nd, the same day that "pitch perfect 2" will be released on dvd and maybe there will be a bonus section of my legacy -- >> yeah, yeah. >> you can learn more about the competition on our website. coming up huge football "deals & steals." thank you very much. all the best to you. >> so good to see you. >> anna kendrick, please. [ applause
8:43 am
♪ ♪ grow old with me ♪ let us share what we see ♪ just you and i ♪ ♪ grow old with me ♪ let us share what we see ♪ and oh the best it could be ♪ just you and i ♪
8:44 am
8:45 am
♪ are you ready for some football? i know i am and tory johnson is with deas for fans and those who love them. so what's going on? >> first up down here, this was a "shark tank" favorite. big assortment of collegiate schools but all teams. you'll find it from mission normally $50 for a leather belt with no holes with the perfect fit. everything slashed in half, 25 bucks. >> 25 bucks for a belt. show your school pride. great belt. >> that's a big one. >> this is heavy because it's so good and weighs more. whoa. >> george foreman grill. you even get to tailgate. >> i got to play. i got to -- >> this is what you need. a grill to take out on
8:46 am
tailgates. norm alily $130, slashed in half, 65 bucks. really good deal. okay, another fun one for tailgating or grilling in your backrd ya, i pulled one out for you. heavy duty sportula. the team right there, logo, every nfl team, there's tongs, spatula, coasters, big assortment from every team normally 20 to $50 or tennis racket, $20 to $50 slashed in half, 10 to 25. >> i suggest the giants. i suggest the giants spatula. another one you told me you wore these. >> i used to wear these. so coal out there. >> these are the ones that the stars like you normally wear on the field. there's not only the hand warmers but also from northwest two different types of towels, the fleece as well as the micro throw normally $25 to $30, everything slashed in half starting at 12.50 and last but not least this is one of my favorites from moon and lola. take the bracelet and add all
8:47 am
these different charms and build your own whether it's a player, a number, a state, a place, whatever it is that you want to celebrate, this is where you've got that team spirit and an amazing deal normally 8 to $40, everything to build your own bangle is slashed in half, 4 to 20 bucks. you can't beat that. >> i tell you what, hot deals. my hands are hot right now and thanks to all these companies for providing these great deals. we've got an exclusive bonus deal you'll only find online at at yahoo! >> there you go. up next, timeflies performs for us. don't go anywhere. ♪ ♪ change your mind i'
8:48 am
8:49 am
all of our legendary racing heritage. all of our pioneering four wheel drive experience. come together in one amazing new vehicle. this is the all-new gle coupe. a mercedes-benz suv with the heart and soul of a race car. we are so happy to have the chart topping duo timeflies back with us with their brand-new single off their soon to be released third album called "just for fun." they brought a special guest. singer natalie la rose. timeflies on tour all fall.
8:50 am
here they are with "there's worse things than love." [ applause ] ♪ good morning, america. ♪ you look good so fine come on put your body on mine ♪ ♪ whoa whoa so bad and you know you turn heads as you go ♪ ♪ whoa whoa whenever we get together it's like hell yeah ♪ ♪ i'm feeling fresher than the fresh prince of bel-air ♪ ♪ and girl if it ain't about you then i don't care no i don't care ♪ ♪ and you know that you should ♪ take a chance with me tonight i know you feel it so do i ♪ ♪ girl you got to know there are worse things there's worse things than love ♪ ♪ lonely hearts can multiply a world away from paradise ♪ ♪ girl you got to know there are worse things there's worse things than love ♪ ♪ whoo whoo
8:51 am
♪ let me hear you say yeah ♪ there's worse things there's worse things ♪ ♪ them jeans so tight i wanna peel 'em off of your thighs ♪ ♪ whoa they got me saying whoa ♪ she a freak that's right and we don't leave the streets the whole night ♪ ♪ whoa you got me saying whoa ♪ everybody say and everybody say there's worse things worse things than love yeah ♪ ♪ i don't care and you know that you should take a chance with me tonight i know you feel it so do i ♪ ♪ girl you got to know there's worse things there's worse things than love ♪ ♪ lonely hearts can multiply girl you got to know there's worse things there's worse things than love ♪ ♪ whoo whoo
8:52 am
♪ everybody come on there's worse things than love whoo ♪ >> hey. ♪ you know we got a special guest where are you ♪ ♪ time flies ♪ better off alone well what do we know ♪ ♪ we got a past that follows us wherever we go ♪ ♪ if we ever find a way to check our own egos we sit and talk with a couple bottles of the vino ♪ ♪ maybe say tonight when it's light cappuccino maybe if it's right i can buy a pair of stilettos ♪ ♪ maybe that be we can go and see though well all you need is love boy just go and ask the beatles ♪ ♪ take a chance with me tonight i know you feel it so do i ♪ ♪ girl you got to know there are worse things there's worse things than love ♪ ♪ hey ♪ lonely hearts can multiple fly a world away from paradise ♪ ♪ girl you got to know there are worse things there's worse things than love ♪ ♪ let me hear you say
8:53 am
whoo whoo ♪ ♪ come on i say you got to know there's worse things ♪ ♪ there's worse things than love you know that people say ♪ ♪ whoo hey come on whoo ♪ you got to know you got to know there's worse things there's worse things than love ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
8:54 am
8:55 am
8:56 am
"good morning america" is brought to you by macy's. >> almost lost you. >> you said your girls would love this. our thanks to timeflies and natalie la rose. show them. show them.
8:57 am
8:58 am
and disneyland is ours!" my frightful fiends, "going down!" "boo!" screams don't miss the wicked fun of halloween time at the disneyland resort, dazzling brighter than ever during the diamond celebration! visit "trick or treat." alaska. finally. the search for brown bears begins. denali highway. low on gas. pit stop. fill up. double points. yep, that's cold. tired. day 2. coffee. eggs. double points. beautiful. majestic... nothing. where are you, bear? warm. warmer. warmer. yes. wherever the journey takes you, carry american express gold. it's more than a card. it's the gear that gets it done.
8:59 am
we're starting off with breaking news. we're taking a live look where you can see traffic coming into the east bay to the toll plaza. . it looks packed like sand through an hour glass just trickling in due to an earlier accident. sky 7 was over the accident earlier when they moved the motorcycle that was involved in this crash off of the freeway. as we take a look right now, traffic is finally starting to clear. all lanes are opening up. let's go back to our view and you can see traffic finally starting to move into. treasure island. here's another look at the bay bridge toll plaza. it's going to take you one hour to make it from the maize into san francisco. the days of our lives are getting better in some areas like along the coast and into san francisco where the heated a voiz ri is gone. everybody else 11:00 this morning through 7:00 this evening. please be careful.
9:00 am
hopefully today ish last day of spare the air. this weekend is the last time it's going to be hot. >> it's live "live." today, rock 'n' roll superstar, steven tyler. live, s living the fab chrissy leaguen. the model with the longest legs in the united states, you'll meet her. but kelly is employing to get crazy cool, as we continue "live's" "we said what" week, all next on "live." [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] ♪ walk this way just give me a kiss ♪


info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on