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update. "good morning america" starts right now. good morning, america. president trump sparks a firestorm with a vulgar offensive and divisive slur about immigrants from africa and haiti, said right in the oval office. now, swift reaction from overseas and both parties, saying the president should apologize. the white house stands by the president. what does this mean for that deal to protect 800,000 d.r.e.a.m.ers? we're live at the white house. in the path of the storm, 70 million from texas to maine bracing for a dangerous commute. cars spinning out, blizzard conditions across the midwest. temperatures plunging 30 degrees in just hours. and now, that system moving east. mark wahlberg's million-dollar demand. the new report overnight that one of hollywood's top paid actors said he wouldn't approve kevin spacey's replacement for that reshoot until he got a
major payday. while his female co-star got less than $1,000. and overnight, facebook makes a huge change affecting billions of users. what you'll see more and less of on your news feed. good morning, america. great to have paula here. we hope all of you are well at home. we want to get right to that growing firestorm ignited by vulgar comments by president trump about allowing immigrants from africa and haiti into america. abc news policy is not to repeat the profanity which, of course, trump critics have called racist and un-american. we will talk more about that later. first, our chief white house correspondent jon karl is tracking all the latest fallout from washington. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, george. just as the president seemed to be making progress on a bipartisan immigration deal, he blew it all up with a vulgar remark that struck many as blatantly racist.
the president's vulgar slur came during an oval office meeting with congressional leaders trying to hammer out an immigration deal. multiple sources tell abc news the president grew angry when he was told the developing deal would include protections for immigrants from african countries and haiti. why are we having people from blank countries coming here, the president demanded. referring to haiti and african countries with a profane slur adding, why do we need more haitians? the president suggested the u.s. should bring in more immigrants from countries like norway. at first the white house didn't deny the president said those words, and now the president is tweeting, quote, never said anything derogatory about haitians other than haiti is obviously a very poor and troubled country. i have a wonderful relationship with haitians. but news of the president's crude assault drew bipartisan condemnation. >> this remark by the president
of the united states smacks of blatant racism. >> his comments do not represent america. >> listen, this does not help at all. it's a distraction. >> reporter: republican congresswoman mia love, the first haitian-american elected to congress, called on the president to apologize, saying his comments are, quote, unkind, divisive, elitist and fly in the face of values. jeb bush tweets, i hope today's comments were discuss a crass and flippant mistake and do not reflect racism. on the very first day of his campaign, he insulted mexicans. >> they're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists. and some, i assume, are good people. >> reporter: in august he responded to violence at the neo-nazi rally in charlottesville by saying there were fine people both among the protesters and the white supremacists. >> you also had people that were very fine people on both sides.
>> reporter: the president's latest outburst came after he brought democrats and republicans together for a constructive meeting at the white house on tuesday, urging a deal to provide legal status to the so-called d.r.e.a.m.ers, undocumented immigrants brought to the u.s. as children. >> this should be a bipartisan bill. this should be a bill of love. truly it should be a bill of love. and we can do that. >> reporter: before yesterday's outburst it appeared that a deal was imminent. now that's in doubt. there were seven members of congress at yesterday's meeting. the only one to comment was the lone democrat, dick durbin. >> the president started tweeting this morning, denying that he used those words. it is not true. and now the president is up and tweeting and saying, quote, the u.s. would be forced to take large numbers of people from high crime countries which are doing badly. and now another tweet where he
seems to be denying what he said, saying the language used by me at the daca meeting was tough but what was really tough was the outlandish proposal made. unclear if that's a full denial, george. we've asked for clarification. >> people i've talked to on capitol hill much more pessimistic. stand by. we'll bring in cecilia vega our senior white house correspondent and matt dowd, our political analyst. we should say, we reached out to everyone in that meeting yesterday. no one agreed to come on the show. but, cecilia, first things first, we've seen the bipartisan reaction here in the united states. democrats and republicans condemning the president. alarm overseas. >> reporter: and this is what the world woke up to, george. just, you know, the south african ruling national congress called this extremely offensive. take a look at what the former president of haiti said. he said, quote, totally unacceptable. uncalled for. moreover, it shows a lack of respect and ignorance never seen before in the recent history of the u.s. by any president. enough is enough.
but george, we got to go back to what is being said here at home. blatantly racist, vulgar, un-american. that is the resounding response to this from both parties right now. >> yeah, both parties right now and i have to say as we said we're not reporting the word right now. i think that's probably a mistake. i don't think it's right to censor the president or sugar-coat the racist sentiment revealed by how he used that word in the meeting. and matt, i want to bring that to you right now. this has alarmed so many overseas right now and here in the united states. you're seeing the kind of reaction we saw in the charlottesville comments by the president. >> well, it should alarm everybody. george, everybody in this conversation today, most of the people at the studio today and almost everybody on the other side of this camera is a son or daughter of an immigrant. i'm the great-great-grandson of patrick dowd, an immigrant who came here with no money who, those same words were used about his country. they were used about greeks. they were used about latinos. they were used about asians. the same thing. this is a pointed remark and the
only thing i can think of, only one other guy like donald trump who came from queens, and it's archie bunker. and the only difference between the two of them is donald trump is president, has more money, but probably less class than archy bunker. >> jon karl, meantime, at this moment there are some in the white house, they haven't denied that the president used the word and some even arguing that this may help him. >> yeah, privately absolutely no denial whatsoever that the president said exactly this and i got to tell you, george, it's striking, a lack of concern by those that we have spoken to at the white house about this. they think it's just much ado about nothing. and this is the way normal people talk. it's just he's not politically correct. obviously, that's not the reaction you're seeing in the real world. >> of course, cecilia, this is not the first time we've heard comments like the this from the president. >> reporter: no, day one, mexicans are rapists. let's not forget this is a president who was among the staunchest supporters of the
idea that president obama was not born in this country. the list goes on and on. pocahontas. my african-american. he has called himself the least racist person. but jon hits the nail on the head. this is a conversation that was had behind closed doors in private company. i think a lot of people would be embarrassed if something like this came out for the world to see. for the most part here, the sources we're all talking to seem completely unfazed by this. and perhaps, are a little happy that the media, they would say is hyperventilating over a controversy like this one. >> matt, unlike with charlottesville, it appears we are not likely to get a clarification from the president. where does it go next? >> well, that's a good question. i mean as i have a said before, george, donald trump is like wile e. coyote. every time you think he'll have success, he blows himself up in the middle of this. i would suggest to donald trump the next time he goes back to his home in new york, he take the boat ride over to the statue of liberty and read the words on the statue of liberty which
says, give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretch wretched refuse of your shores. donald trump ought to read those words and take them to heart. >> on another subject the president making a lot of news late night tweet saying he's canceled his trip to great britain. >> reporter: yeah, he was supposed to be going next month. this is extraordinary. he's saying he's not going because he is upset that the new u.s. embassy in london was too expensive. more than $1 billion. and that the united states did not get enough money selling the old one. so he said he was being invited to cut the ribbon and he will not do that. >> okay, jon karl. thanks very much. thanks, cecilia and matt. paula? >> thanks, george. white a remarkable time in politics right now. we do want to move to that winter storm that's on the move. it caused those devastating mudslides in california. it is wreaking havoc on the midwest and now it's roaring east with snow, heavy rain and strong winds. and ginger, the dangerous weather spans from texas to maine. >> yes, and schools already closed this morning from memphis area up through indianapolis thanks to that pink on the radar
or due to that, not thanks to it but look at this. the stretching wind advisories to the flood watches and warnings from connecticut and massachusetts back to texas and alabama. overnight, weather whiteout. howling winds at 40 miles per hour. plus, snow and freezing rain. >> the cold sucks, that's for sure. >> reporter: this car in missouri losing traction on the interstate swerving across i-29 with a fresh two to four inches of snow, doing a full 180 before coming to rest on the shoulder. >> it's real slippery out there. >> reporter: vehicles forced off the roads like this car in north dakota. accidents in chippewa county, wisconsin, and for those still on the streets, a sea of white. their only view as visibility dropped to near zero. some needing an extra assist to get going. so what makes this tough is it's not just snow from parts of mid-michigan say back through ft. wayne and into mississippi, but it's snow plus ice. when that freezing rain comes down and hits the subfreezing
air or surfaces and it freezes on contact, and that's when you get that accumulating ice. and that's what we're concerned about even going into tonight. new york city, heavy rain and thunderstorms. raleigh could hear thunder overnight tonight. the ice then moves east and if you have any travel plans from parts of eastern pennsylvania through interior new england, especially the higher elevations, very icy conditions on your saturday if you're driving around, guys. >> all right, ginger, we should pay attention to any warnings. thank you very much. michael. >> out west, rescue crews are still trying to find the missing in those mudslides. take a look. our local station kabc capturing startling before and after images of a neighborhood in montecito, california, and our senior national correspondent matt gutman is there. and matt, almost the entire city is facing a mandatory evacuation order this morning? >> reporter: that's right, michael. that evacuation order affects about 10,000 people here. one of the reasons for that is there are hazards everywhere. we found this one just this morning. i want you to listen for a second.
that's a ruptured gas pipe. it's been spewing gas for four days. what this mudslide has done is reshape the landscape here. check out those cars embedded in those lit rate much of montecito is unhin habitable. there's no water, gas, electricity. this is an affluent community and they have been sinking neck deep into pools so what they want to do is clear all the residents out so they can continue to look for the five people still missing here. >> matt, so many hidden dangers out there. what can you tell us about the continued search and rescue efforts? >> reporter: well, technically it is still a search and rescue effort. but really it has become one of recovery. nobody has been plucked from the debris here since tuesday. i want to give you a sense of the power of these mudslides,
obliterating these cars, balling them into husks of metal. when you look at these homes, all that's left of that one is a chimney. you can understand why people are told they won't be able to come back here for two weeks and it could take months to dig out. michael. >> all right, thank you, matt. made those cars look like nothing. >> so much devastation. we want to turn now to the political scandal that's making national headlines. the governor of missouri who is considered to be a rising star in the republican party, he's under investigation over an extramarital affair and allegations that he threatened his mistress. abc's david wright is here with the story and, david, the governor has admitted to this affair. but he's denying any criminal wrongdoing. >> reporter: that's right. good morning, paula. the city of st. louis is now vowing to thoroughly investigate these allegations which the local prosecutor calls very troubling. the young governor insists he did nothing illegal. but that's not necessarily the relevant benchmark. missouri governor eric greitens, a former navy s.e.a.l. and a rising republican star, finds
himself in the middle of a sex scandal. >> but most importantly i'm a very proud husband and father. >> reporter: accused of infidelity and blackmail, the married father of two now admits he cheated on his wife prior to announcing his run for governor. that admission comes after audio was released this week of a woman describing a sexual encounter she said she had with the politician in 2015. in the audio, recorded secretly by her now ex-husband, she claims greitens tied her up and blindfolded her. quote, i saw a flash through the blindfold and he said, you're never going to mention my name, otherwise, there will be pictures of me everywhere. governor greitens admits the affair but denies ever taking the picture or trying to blackmail anyone. adding, any allegation of violence is completely false. it never happened. >> it's a human tragedy here,
all of this stuff, and it makes me sad and sick to hear about these kind of things. >> reporter: greitens is so ambitious that even before he became america's second youngest governor, he had already set his sights higher, buying the internet domain eric greitens for president.com. >> the choice in this election could not be more clear. >> reporter: he became a republican just in time to ride the trump train into the governor's mansion. he's passionate about physical fitness and ran on family values. playing up his image as a family man. but this sex scandal now overshadows all that. >> violence, blackmail, all of that stuff, you know, that's a soap opera. we don't need any more soap operas in this missouri legislature or missouri government. >> reporter: already, the sex scandal has cost greitens some political donations and a whole lot of political capital. many of the national republicans who have been helping him get this far are now backing away.
>> he was a real rising star. >> he was. >> okay. >> thanks, david. now we are going to go to a major announcement from facebook. if you didn't notice, they overhauled your news feed overnight. they're trying to enhance connections with family and friends and our chief business and technology correspondent rebecca jarvis is here. billions of users will be affected by these changes. what is facebook actually trying to do? >> it's happening right now. so facebook is going old school. they are going back to their roots. it is flashback friday but flashback friday 24/7 because they want you to see your friends and family in your feed. so they're focusing on the baby pictures, the puppy pics, the posts about your major life events. and they're pushing aside some of that content that we spend more time passively scrolling through in the feed, like articles and viral videos from businesses and brands, michael. >> trying to condense everything to make it more interesting. >> and more personal to people. >> why are they doing this now? >> well, facebook has reached and faced a lot of criticism
recently around what they're doing, around what consuming facebook does to us as people. and they've been making these changes. and mark zuckerberg, the founder and ceo of facebook, even talked about this early in the year saying we need to be better for society. and we need to think about how we're doing things in society. they believe based on their research that interacting with your friends and family and having these personal interactions on facebook can actually be good for your health. good for your health. >> good for your health, facebook. but we're not talking about what could happen. these things are already happening though. >> they are in process so people waking up this morning -- we looked at a number of our facebook feeds. you're going to see more of that personalized content. the stuff like friends and family, baby pictures and see more of that right away but it's also something that will be a work in progress over time. >> still throws me off to see my mom on facebook and my friends are like your mom commented to me on facebook. i'm like, mom, stop. stop. >> i like that. >> i don't.
thank you. >> want to go to ginger right now. it's like spring today here in new york but the cold is coming. >> i was going to say you see gloveless folks out in times square. but you see this image from arkansas where schools are closed up to michigan and you know the cold is coming. yes, the slips and the turns coming on the highways there all from this. so near 60 degrees in new york city, 65 d.c., columbia, south carolina, 72 but watch that bitter cold settle in by sunday morning. these are actual air temperatures. your local weather, 30 seconds away.
good friday morning. i'm lisa argen. waking up to a lot of fog out there. it's dense in spots. it will lift by later on this morning. then we have a sunny day today, mild through the weekend. tomorrow into sunday, temperatures climb even more, and then we'll be looking at some wet weather returning next week. a high today of 60 in oakland, san mateo 61, palo alto, 62 in napa. the accuweather seven-day forecast, more sunshine over the weekend, and then by the holiday, coming up here that abc news exclusive. tonya harding's mother now tells her side of the story. what she's saying about her daughter's claims of abuse and how she's portrayed in "i, tonya." and fighting the flu. how fast could the virus spread in your child's classroom and what your kids can do to lower the risk of getting sick. sroom and what your kids can do to lower the risk of getting sick.
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hi, there, everyone. friday morning, navigating the fog for you, a little worse before it gets better, two miles in oakland, quarter mile in livermore, five miles in mountain view, but above it all we have plenty of sunshine, 51 in the city, 46 at the coast. looking at that fog, it will dissipate by the early afternoon, late morning, 46 in concord, and we'll be left with a sunny and mild afternoon. for some of you after the 10:00 hour, it lingers around the bay, 60 today in oakland. tonya harding's estranged mother is speaking out in an exclusive interview next on "gma." we'll have another abc7 news update in about 30 minutes and
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it's the best thing that ever happened to me. every great why needs a great how. ♪ havana ooh na-na ay ♪ half of my heart is in havana ooh na-na ay ay ♪ >> welcome back to "gma." yes, that catchy tune is camila cabello's hit song, "havana." her new album debuted overnight and it's already topping itunes charts this morning. only one thing that is topping that. >> what's that? >> she's here this morning. she will perform live. >> awesome. >> that's a topper. >> a lot of fans here from very early this morning. >> oh, yeah. >> they're in for a treat. following a lot of headlines right now, including all of the fallout growing over president trump's offensive and vulgar slur about haitians and african immigrants made right in the oval office. leaders around the world condemning his comment and this morning the president faces that firestorm he's also preparing for his first annual physical in office. that comes today. >> we're also talking about that big winter storm that caused so much destruction out west.
it's now barreling east bringing blizzard conditions and dangerous commutes. schools in parts of the south and midwest are closed right now so kids will get an extra long holiday weekend. >> they'll take that. >> and mine never complain about that. we'll start this half hour with tonya harding's mother taking on her daughter's claims that she was abusive, those allegations resurfacing in the movie "i, tonya." in amy's interview with the former olympian. abc's linzie janis is here. and tonya's mother is not holding back. >> she is speaking out to abc news denying she was abusive to her daughter saying she worked several jobs at a time so she could afford things like skating lessons and costumes for tonya. in her golden globe award-winning performance, allison janney portrays tonya harding's mother as an eccentric woman who wore a bird on her shoulder. >> stop that. >> reporter: and both physically and mentally abused her daughter. >> you're a monster. >> spilled milk, baby. >> reporter: it's a resemblance harding describes as uncanny. >> she was fabulous.
>> reporter: for years harding has alleged that abuse as seen in the 1986 documentary "sharp edges." >> my relationship with my mom is really bad. she's not a good mother. she hits me and she beats me. and she did it on a regular basis. >> reporter: harding tells abc news' amy robach about a time when she says her mother threw a steak knife at her. >> i was about ten feet from her. >> and where did it land? >> right here. >> what's going through your mind at that moment? >> that she's freaking nuts. crazy. >> reporter: in her first interview since the film's premiere, lavona "sandy" golden denies that abuse ever happened. >> no. why would i throw a steak knife at anybody? she wouldn't know what beating was. i didn't abuse any of my children. >> reporter: throughout harding's childhood in portland, oregon, golden says she worked two to three jobs a day to get by.
>> tonya herself called us trailer trash. we were never trailer trash. we had a beautiful new trailer. >> reporter: how would you describe your mom as a mother? >> not a good one. i knew that she was drinking a lot. like half of a thermos was brandy. and the rest was coffee. and that's at 4:30 in the morning. >> i would have coffee and sometimes i would put brandy flavoring in it. i love brandy flavoring. you can't get drunk on flavoring. sorry to disappoint you. >> reporter: now, happily married with a young son, harding says she doesn't want her mother anywhere near her family. >> your mom has never met your son? >> huh-uh. she wants forgiveness. she wants to see me. she wants to make amends. she wants to meet and be part of the family. hell no.
>> and we're hearing from nancy kerrigan for the first time since the movie "i, tonya" came out. kerrigan telling "the boston globe" she hasn't watched the film, saying, it's not really part of my life. and i was the victim. that's my role in this whole thing. she does admit that the movie thing has been bizarre for her. >> i can imagine. weird position. thanks, linzie. coming up, that new report about mark wahlberg's million- dollar demand to reshoot that movie. it's raising a lot of questions about a pay gap. movie. it's raising a lot of questions about a pay gap.
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we are back with those new details, and a report about mark wahlberg's demands to reshoot that film "all the money in the world." it's raising questions about the pay gap between him and his female co-star michelle williams. abc's diane macedo is here with the latest. good morning, diane. >> reporter: good morning, paula. it was quite a big pay gap. wahlberg was paid $1.5 million, while williams made less than a thousand dollars for the reshoot. and now, we're learning why. wahlberg reportedly had co-star approval in his contract so when it came time to approve kevin spacey's replacement he used that to his advantage, big time. >> do not have the money to spare. >> reporter: overnight, another scandal surrounding ridley scott's kidnapping drama "all the money in the world." >> i don't have any money. >> reporter: "usa today" reports that mark wahlberg refused to approve christopher plummer as the last-minute replacement for kevin spacey unless wahlberg was paid $1.5 million to reshoot his scenes. wahlberg's lawyer reportedly vetoed plummer until the demand for the million plus was met.
but that payment has become the source of controversy after it was reported that wahlberg was paid over a thousand times more for the reshoot than michelle williams, his female co-star. williams who is nominated for a golden globe for her role in the film was paid just $80 a day. >> is this some kind of joke? >> reporter: in order to be ready for awards show season, the reshoot had to start just nine days after spacey was accused by several men of sexual misconduct. so williams said she did everything she could to make it happen. >> i received a phone call from a producer. he said please don't talk to anybody about this. we're still trying to hatch this. we'll know in the next 24 hours if we can pull it off but would you if we could? and i said not only would i, but i'll give you back my salary if that would help. and i'll give you my thanksgiving break if that would help. >> reporter: "usa today" reports williams wasn't told that wahlberg's team had negotiated the hefty reshoot fee for him, despite the fact that both stars share the same talent agency.
celebrities across the world tweeted their disgust, billy eichner calls it shameful. and judd apatow writes. this is so messed up that it is almost hard to believe. almost. so far no comment from wahlberg or his management company. as you can imagine, this has created quite a discussion. williams told us she essentially offered to donate her time and it's hard to fault wahlberg's team for being good negotiators. on the other hand, it's hard to look at two people doing the same job. she's the one with the golden globe nomination and getting paid a fraction of what he was paid. >> and yet they're both represented by the same agency. and the agency doesn't even say, hey, there's a disparity here. there's inequity. >> the implication is that she was under the impression that everyone was doing it for free and that she didn't know that he had made this big negotiation that may or may not have changed things. we don't know. but they are represented by the same people, which is what some people are focusing on here. >> my guess is we haven't heard the last of this story. >> probably not. >> thank you, diane. coming up as the flu spreads and schools shut down across the country, how to keep your kids healthy in the classroom. nk you, diane. coming up as the flu spreads and schools shut down across the country, how to keep your kids healthy in the classroom.
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back now with what to do about the flu and school. alabama has declared a state of public health emergency. and classes are closed in north carolina and idaho as the virus spreads. abc's t.j. holmes here with how to keep your children healthy. >> and george, we teach them, sharing is caring. and we want them to share. well, sharing during flu season with your classmates can get you a cough, a runny nose, a favor
and a trip to the doctor. how do you curb your child's habits in a classroom where as you're about to see germs spread shockingly fast? flu season is hitting hard. and children are some of the most vulnerable. >> they have shut down all classes for the next two days. >> we now know 45 people have died this season including a 1-year-old baby. >> i really don't want my kids to get the flu so while they're at school i remind them they should wash their hands. >> i tell them don't touch your eyes. don't touch your nose. don't touch your mouth. >> reporter: in idaho an entire school district shut down because of the flu. in north carolina, this school closed after 160 kids fell ill. the cdc says flu is most dangerous to children under 5 because their immune systems are not as developed as those of older children. so what if one of your child's classmates is sick? how quickly is that virus likely to spread in class? in 2014 our paula faris tested just that with a group of new jersey fourth graders. >> good morning, miss paula.
>> reporter: using a harmless powder called glow germ that spreads between people and on surfaces like a virus would. >> a powder that we're going to put on your hands. >> reporter: you can't usually see it. only under ultra violet light. one hour after putting the powder on two students it spread to every single child in that classroom. >> ooh. right here. >> oh, my gosh. >> look at that. >> reporter: we brought in family dr. mike voshofski and he says all that spread could be due to sharing. >> oh, look at that. >> kids love to share pencils and toys. when that happens you'll have a lot of germ interaction as well. >> reporter: but also striking, most of the children transferred the powder to their faces, where it can enter the body. >> you can see you rubbed your nose. >> this is interesting. >> reporter: dr. mike reminds us the flu doesn't just spread by touch. it travels by air, too. >> you're not accounting for the amount of germs coming out from their mouth when they're talking and sneezing on each other. >> reporter: so the first line of defense, yep, hand washing.
but the key, make sure you they know how. hard to get them to remember to do it in the first place but when they do it, what should they keep in mind to make sure the hands are clean? >> it's important they spend enough time doing it. what's a song that every kid knows? happy birthday. sing it twice through and that means you washed your hands long enough. >> reporter: and if you haven't, get those flu shots right away. >> everybody, six months of age or older needs to get a flu shot. if your child is 6 months to 8 years of age and getting their first flu shot they need two shots, one month apart. that's really important because the first one is really a primer for the second one to work. >> reporter: all right. so why is this washing of the hands such a big deal here? because, folks, if your hands are just dirty, you might be okay and not get sick. what do we do all day we touch our faces all day. take a look at this. this is one of our co-workers at a meeting in a matter of that meeting we clocked him and he touched his face some 44 times. >> he didn't know he was being filmed. >> he had no idea, huh? >> he had no idea he was doing this. had no idea so he does it that
much and dr. ashton can tell you it's not just -- we tell kids don't put your hands in your mouth. it's not just that. you rub your eyes. your nose. >> he's in trouble. >> yes. >> we are getting a lot of questions coming in on this. on facebook this one says, our family didn't get the flu vaccine. my 8-year-old has the flu. should i get the vaccine for my other son even though he has been exposed? >> a couple of things to clarify. vaccines in children. we need to clarify, if they have never been vaccinated for the flu, and if they're over 6 months of age and under 9 years of age, which means, 8 years and 11 months, they need two doses one month apart. if it's their first time getting vaccinated. vaccine is still the first most important line of defense. if you have a known or suspected even exposure in your home, then you're talking about the use of something like tamiflu antiviral medication. it is available generic now in liquid form to reduce not only the contacts getting sick, but
to shorten the duration of symptoms and severity. and new information on anti-virals, you've heard us in the past say they only work the first 48 hours. new data out of the cdc suggests this is not true and survival benefit in higher risk patients if given after that two-day window. so treatment should not be withheld just because you're at 49 hours. >> we have another question from tanya on twitter. she asks, i have my children take multi-vitamins daily. does this help keep them any healthier? >> such an important question and the people who like vitamins are going to be loathe to stop taking them. it's controversial when it comes to the flu virus. there was a big study last year in the british medical journal that suggested based on observation and association that people who took vitamin d supplementation slightly had lower risk of getting the cold virus or flu virus. more is not better. so don't overdo it. and the verdict is still out. >> real quick we know it's
particularly dangerous to pregnant women, elderly, and ginger, i know you're -- >> i'm sitting here terrified. >> you're keeping your son out of school right now? >> my 2-year-old goes to nursery school three hours two days a week. but i don't want him to be there like that. is that crazy? >> that is an individual decision but i will tell when you when it comes to pregnancy that is a very high risk population for complications and deaths. the only patient i ever had die died of influenza while pregnant. i take it seriously. i will make a house call. >> my goodness gracious. you scared me. >> go wash your hands. >> doc, thank you. very helpful. appreciate that. >> my goodness. our iphone challenge. we'll drop the new and most expensive iphone ever made from three different heights. how do they hold up? we'll see. >> what if we throw it? >> they'll just drop it all over the place. they'll just drop it all over the place. because my body can still make its own insulin.
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hey, happy friday. i'm natasha zouves from "abc7 mornings." we are tracking this happening this morning -- organizers will decide whether conditions will be ideal for the maverick's challenge surf contest next week. officials are targeting monday or tuesday for the famous competition. a storm in the pacific predicted to bring the needed big waves. 24 of the world's elite surfers including women for the first time are stand big for official word. about time, lisa. >> that's right nashgs , natash. still foggy with over a mile in oakland, bet nor the south bay, but up aboves this what we get by about mid to late morning, a lot of sunshine. we're in the 50s now, 60 in santa cruz. fog is an issue still with visibility for your drives this morning so let's look at some of
and all the way from havana to times square, number one on itunes in 100 countries this morning, camila cabello here live. and she's saying -- >> good morning, america. [ cheers and applause ] that was good. >> oh, good. you made it. >> good morning, america. happy friday. i don't know what that dance was. paula was asking. >> camila. >> yeah, camila. camila is here. number one on itunes, "havana." addictive song. president obama, former president, loved it. one of his favorites of 2017. she's on a roll. >> easy to see why. it gets in your spirit and makes you want to move. >> she seemed excited this morning. >> who seems excited? >> she did. >> she's excited to be here. we're not the only ones. take a look. remember these twins who reunited right here on "gma," well, they are back.
it turns out, they're huge camila fans, as well. >> two days in a row. love it. first, the latest fire storm from president trump over those outrageous offensive remarks he made in the oval office about immigrants from haiti and africa. the president is up and tweeting h this morning about it. and we're going to go back to our chief white house correspondent jon karl with more. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, george. well, just days after the president seemed to be making progress on a bipartisan immigration deal, he blew it up with comments that strike many as simply racist. multiple sources at a meeting yesterday that the president had with members of congress in the oval office say that he referred to haiti and african countries using a slur that we cannot use on the air. calling them quote blank countries. it's prompting bipartisan backlash including this tweet from representative mia love, a republican and the first haitian-american elected to congress. she called the president's words unkind, divisive, elitist and fly in the face of our nation's values.
now, the president is acknowledging using tough language. but seems to be denying that's exactly what he said. tweeting, quote, the language used by me at the daca meeting was tough but this was not the language used. that was what was really tough was the outlandish proposal made, a big setback for daca. so, again, george, it's something of a denial, but it's unclear what exactly he is saying at this time. >> abc news and every other news organization has reported this story heavily and said he did, indeed, say those comments. no question that right now it's a huge setback for any deal on daca. maybe even provokes a government shutdown. >> reporter: absolutely and especially because as the president is reacting to all this, he is continuing to attack this deal which was basically done, now seems to be fully in doubt. >> okay, jon karl, thanks very much. paula? >> thanks, george. now to the new tax law and changes coming for the majority of taxpayers. american workers may see more take-home pay beginning as early
as next month. rebecca jarvis is back and, rebecca, can you break it all down for us. >> that's right, paula. good to see you again. everybody should start seeing these changes in their paychecks according to the irs in february. employers have a february 15th deadline to make the changes and it's really going to depend on how frequently you get paid when you start to see them. but in real terms, the tax foundation crunched the numbers to see how much more take-home pay people will be getting. and found that a family of four, two working parents making $65,000 a year getting paid every two weeks, they should see about $20 more in those paychecks, over a year that's about $540 more in their paychecks. >> a lot of good news and know in the wake of this tax bill, a lot of companies were disbursing bonuses. how will they be taxed? >> they will be taxed slightly less according to the irs. right now it's 25%. that will move to 22%, so that's a few dollars more people will see back from bonuses with new tax rules. the treasury department says about 90% of people who get a paycheck are going to see more
take-home pay as soon as february. plus, some consumers here and this is interesting, some consumers might see a break. we've heard from a number of utility companies who say they will pass those tax savings along to their customers. >> that's a bonus. >> it is. >> big bonus. a lot of good news coming out of that report today for a lot of people. sflo thank you, michael. >> thank you. now we switch gears to that major winter storm that's moving east this morning. after leaving that trail of destruction in california, with alerts from texas to maine, ginger, what is the latest on this storm's path? >> oh, my goodness, so difficult this morning for driving in places like mississippi all the way to michigan but look at salina, kansas, where the winds were gusting to 40 miles per hour with that snow. in northwest missouri slipping and sliding all over the interstate. and if -- in chippewa county, wisconsin, also major, you know, terrible images coming out of there thanks to the snow and wind. remember, if you're in louisiana or texas, you're still dealing
with the wind up through ohio, western pennsylvania and maine. it will impact a lot of people and happening now through tomorrow morning. and really, tomorrow afternoon. up to a half inch of ice, guys. that's the part that makes it extra dangerous, not just the snow. >> okay, ginger, thanks very much. coming up parenting alert about teens and those detergent pods. >> and our iphone challenge dropping apple's most expensive phone yet from three different heights. we'll see how it holding up and personally it's not my phone. lara, what's going on upstairs? >> hello, michael. god morning. we have a great studio audience. and we're excited about camila cabello. she is with us live performing for you on "good morning america." [ cheers and applause ] "gma's morning menu" is brought to you by splenda naturals. the best tasting stevia. ♪ my heart is in havana ♪ heart is in havana
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ welcome back to "gma" and to our entire audience this friday morning. he's an especially happy guy this morning. [ cheers and applause ] "pop news." >> yes, that's why they're excited. happy friday, everybody. [ applause ] so we're going to start things off with the 28th critics choice awards hosted last night by actress olivia munn and "big little lies" does it again, the big winner, laura dern, nicole kidman, alexander skarsgard. all won their categories. best limited series. if you haven't seen it, where you been? it's so fantastic. "the shape of water," have you guying seen that? >> yes. >> not yet. >> oh, my goodness. please see it. it won best picture. deserves it and "color."
the big winner. no black on this red carpet. there was some but people were breaking out the color. jessica biel went with a graphic print. mary j. blige, happy birthday. it was her birthday. she rocked a metallic vivienne westwood. rupaul went classic but with a little paisley. i don't know if that's classic. it's very rupaul. it's fabulous and gal godot sparkling in silver prada, just imagine it. there it is. gorgeous. the moment of the night, though, the florida project, the 7-year-old star of that film, her acceptance speech, you guys, you have to hear this for best young performer, listen up. sfwlo wow, this is such a big honor. but, um -- i would like all the nominees, you know, are great. you guys are awesome. we should go and get ice cream after this. >> i mean, congratulations. she is adorable. her name is brooklyn prince. so cute. hey, also in "pop news" this morning, one of our favorites, julia louis-dreyfus hit a
milestone in her battle with breast cancer. the star just completed chemotherapy and her sons showed their support dancing and lip-syncing to the perfect song "beat it" by michael jackson. so sweet and proud mom writes on instagram, my beauty boys made this for me today. my last day of chemotherapy. pretty sweet, right? ain't they sweet? >> that's pretty good. >> the boys wrote that, beat it, mom. as you guys know, we love you, julia. she started treatment in the fall. she's posted a number of support videos from her "veep" co-stars there they are. throughout the treatment. production of the show has been delayed. but producers say when julia is ready, it will return for its seventh and final season on hbo. >> that's good. >> thinking about you, julia. >> beat it. if you're a fan of tracy morgan, i have great news for you. the funnyman's return to the
small screen is locked and loaded for april 3rd. mark your calendar. [ cheers and applause ] the "snl" and "30 rock" star's new series is called "the last o.g." in it, tracy plays an excon who returns home after 15 years in jail. some things have changed. his former girlfriend is married to a successful white man with two teenage twins that he never knew that he fathered. >> oh, that's awkward. >> the girlfriend is played by none other than tiffany haddish. [ applause ] >> i think she's going to be back, right? >> oh, yes, so get ready. does everybody remember when she pulled george by the tie? tiffany haddish. >> just wear a bow tie when she shows up next, okay. >> that is all i have, happy friday. [ cheers and applause ] >> tiffany's great. >> she loved you. turn to our "gma" cover story and that parenting alert about a dangerous new online
craze, this is a crazy one. teens are taking laundry detergent pods and putting them in their mouths then filming it. diane macedo. back with a pretty surprising, almost alarming story. >> i can't even believe i have to say this right now. they are brightly colored and very nicely wrapped but these tide pods are not candy or pizza toppings or breakfast cereal. they are not edible. and while that may sound obvious, a video showing how tasty these pods are, and a video showing this, experts warn it can be deadly. the laundry detergent pods you use to fight tough stains. >> i knew it was just what we needed. >> reporter: are now the focus of a dangerous new online challenge. >> teens trying to be funny are now putting themselves in danger by ingesting this poisonous substance. >> reporter: teenagers are putting laundry pods into their mouths then posting the videos online. the videos themselves are so alarming we're just showing freeze frames. this comes as the american association of poison control centers says there's been a
steep spike of teens misusing laundry pods. less than two weeks into 2018, there are 40 cases so far and counting. >> it only takes a second for an everyday item to become dangerous. >> reporter: this isn't the first time tide pods have come under fire. the small colorful laundry pods have been a major source of concern for small children who mistake them for candy. in 2017 the american association of poison control centers said there were reports of more than 10,000 exposures to highly concentrated packets of laundry detergent by children 5 and under. >> they would get very sick very rapidly. they get very drowsy, significant loss of consciousness. >> reporter: and that's not all. consuming these pods can be lethal. >> currently we are aware of about ten deaths since laundry pods came out into the market many years ago. >> reporter: tide's parent company procter & gamble tells abc news nothing is more important to us than the safety of the people who use our products. they should not be played with whatever the circumstance is. even if meant as a joke.
now for any type of exposure question or if you need help, call the local poison center. 1-800-222-1222. or you can text poison to 797979. it's important to know that the pacts are designed to dissolve when wet. just putting them into your mouth can be dangerous. >> nothing funny about this challenge. >> most important thing, don't do it in the first place. >> seems obvious. you almost don't even want to have to say it. it can be very dangerous. >> thank you for the report. let people know. look out for your kids. make sure they don't do it. thank you, diane. we'll now go to our iphone drop challenge. something i hate to do because it never seems to work out well. and the iphone x is apple's most advanced and expensive phone ever. it's got glass on the front and glass on the back. becky worley dropped the phone from three different heights including a three-story building and, becky, how are you doing? how did that work out? >> reporter: not so well. but, hey, you know, you're not alone. cell phone repair is a $4
billion industry. so to evaluate the iphone x, we went for a pocket drop, the selfie drop. and the oh, no, drops, to see how the iphone x he would up. that sickening sound. ooh, a shattered screen. some tech bloggers worried about apple's new iphone x, priced at $1,000 a pop and both sides made of glass. how will it withstand drops we've come to dread? apple advertises on its website that all three of its new phones, the 8, 8 plus and x are built with the most durable glass ever in a smartphone front and back. so we set up our own drop challenge with the iphone x. three iphones worth $3,000 dropping from three different heights. those heights, a pocket height drop about three feet. a selfie drop roughly five feet and a three-story drop, 28 feet. from the roof of this event
venue, the terrace from paramus, new jersey. nick guy is here to help us inspect the damage. >> from the waist height drop you might get a little chip but probably won't crack. it may. but from any higher than that i'm expecting them to break. >> reporter: dropping all three iphone x's face down. first up, the pocket drop. this is pretty realistic, you pull your phone out of your pocket and a couple of little dings but on the whole this looks fine. next, our selfie drop. all right. here goes. not shattered. i'm actually surprised. our last phone an extreme drop from this roof top. three stories up. dropping this phone into a parking lot. here goes. oh! back looks perfect. the front, wow.
that is completely shattered to shreds. >> i expected the three-foot drop to be about what we got and i thought that from the five-foot drop, i thought we would see more damage than we did. but the five-foot drop turn out just fine. of course, the three-story drop, i think that's what i expected. >> it's not invincible. to check if any interior components have been damaged jessa jones from ipad rehab pulls the phones apart. >> the dam ras are well secured. >> reporter: and puts them through a function test. >> loudspeaker seems to be working. >> reporter: the phones dropped from three and five feet seem okay. >> it looks good. >> reporter: the phone dropped from the roof has a trashed screen and is making some rather odd noises. >> i'm pretty sure that's the sound of the iphone crying. >> reporter: while the interior parts look okay, when we put an undamaged screen on it the cameras no longer function. >> this seems to have survived a pretty monumental drop with
fairly minor damage. >> reporter: jessa says even after the three drops, there's still one more challenge. >> i'm going to reserve judgment until it withstands the test of time. >> wise. oh! pretty incredible that the phone from the roof had only minor interior damage. but we should add each drop is different. a drop on the edge or the back could have had totally different results, michael. >> becky, i'm surprised it didn't crack on the front and back from three stories. that's pretty amazing itself. what is the best advice you're hearing about taking care of your phone? >> well, let's start with apple care. apple's insurance coverage. $199 for the iphone x. totally worth it if you break the glass. with apple care the repair at the apple store costs 29 bucks if you have that insurance. if you get the front cracked, 99 for the back. without apple care, 279 for the front glass, 549 if you break the back glass, ouch. >> apple care makes it seem cheap.
you know, we have some cases here and what are the best orpgss when it comes to cases? because i think you get a case that should help in some way, i would imagine. >> it really should. and the folks at the wirecutter ranked cases and say they consider the best overall case to be the anker karapax that starts at $8.99. a good leather option with a wallet. apple's leather case for $49. and a more protective option is the speck presidio grip, there are 39.95. that's locking it down and tell you like other websites the wirecutter does get a percentage of upon from retailers on cases sold through links on their site. lots of options for protecting that investment, big investment. >> it is a big investment. thank you very much, because i've already replaced a lot of phones and a lot of screens. i hopefully won't have to do it again because i'm taking this case home, everybody. and ginger, hold your cell phone tight. we'll go over to you.
>> don't drop it from three stories what we've learned today. time for your "gma" moment and i love this one because finley really knows how to get his husky howling. >> go. ooh. [ dog howling ] >> in unison. ooh, so sweet. so mom says he gets -- this happens all the time. so send us your "gma" moment. something that makes you smile or laugh out loud then we'll share it with the good friday morning. i'm lisa argen. waking up to a lot of fog out there. it's dense in spots. it will lift by later on this morning. then we have a sunny day today, mild through the weekend. tomorrow into sunday, temperatures climb even more, and then we'll be looking at some wet weather returning next week. a high today of 60 in oakland, san mateo 61, palo alto, 62 in napa. the accuweather seven-day forecast, more sunshine over the
weekend, and then by the holiday, >> thank you, ginger. dr. jen ashton is back with us. with an update on dry january. the month-long break she's taking from alcohol. on day 12 now. and so many have joined her journey sharing your support and questions. you say the response has been massive. we also want to bring in addiction specialist kristina wandzilak in san francisco. we'll get to you in just a moment. thanks for joining us. dr. jen, you went -- you're a hockey mom and had to go to a hockey tailgate over the weekend. and i know you love tequila. how hard was it not to have it? >> this is my picture and all the parents always tailgate. we have great food. very social. this weekend there was no tequila there but hot rummed mulled cider which i just love and it was a bummer to pass it up. but i got there and the dad said, jen, we have your favorite. and i said, dry january.
i'm not doing it. and then it wasn't hard. it really wasn't hard at all. >> you've noticed some physical changes. >> yeah. i mean, it's been pretty amazing actually. you know it's the middle of the winter. i noticed a big change in my skin, way less dry, less red. i had rosasea before. it's not so noticeable in this picture. the robe was just a couple of weeks ago. the one of the right, no makeup. much less red. my makeup artist is commenting on it every day so that's well known. dermatologists always say that alcohol is not great for your skin. >> that's only after 12 days. i want to bring in kristina. dr. jen had physical changes but didn't struggle without a drink so what does that tell you? >> you know, alcohol is a toxin and it's going to affect your body physically and your skin and your hair on all sorts of levels. so what it says is that there's no chemical dependency but, of course, her body is responding positively to no longer having alcohol in the system, which is a very beautiful sign. and i will say what i love about
this challenge and something that she had just mentioned is dependence aside, alcoholism aside, what we come to learn when we do this type of experiment is how much -- how entitled our culture is to taking the edge of with who will. and what an extraordinary social experiment to remove it from your life and to learn what it's like out there not drinking. >> all right. kristina and jen. great job doing this. >> thank you. >> i know you said the response has been amazing. coming up, camila cabello live.
good morning. i think this picture behind me pretty much tells you the whole story. i'm reggieaqui from "abc7 mornings." we're going to be talking about this fog in just a second. we have some developing news in san jose where a huge fire has displaced 16 people including children and pets. it broke out at 12:30 this morning at an apartment complex near rancho drive and monterey road. firefighters are crediting good samaritans for waking people up and helping them get out. nobody got hurt. firefighters are still on the scene looking out for hotspots. sue, hall, can't see anything. >> the bay bridge toll plaza. socked in here. metering lights remain on. the cash lanes are wide open. you will find a little improvement up the 80 corridor from hurricane ri from hurricane katrina lees to
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welcome back to "gma." we have a great audience here to enjoy this friday morning with us. thank you for coming in. appreciate it. and we have a very talented audience this morning. we have a step team from vegas that's here this morning. and i figured since you're here and you're stepping from vegas why don't you show us a little something. can we see what you can do? got a little something for us. there we go, okay. show us a little something. >> come on, step team. >> everybody. come on, yeah. come on. >> we step. one, two, three, come on. come on.
>> yay. >> whoa. >> hey. [ applause ] that was worth the trip from vegas. that was definitely worth the trip from vegas. thank you, guys, for that i have get me some more. i like that. we're doing our toning up in 2018. i'm delighted. i don't know how i feel about that to have the woman who kicks my butt in the gym. latreal mitchell. she's here. you can see latreal on khloe kardashian's "revenge body." her specialty, you make workouts fun. i would say it's true. we start by getting the disco ball spinning and we'll spin it. make some fun happen here in our studio. you brought some kids to help us do this little demo workout.
how young could you tart your kids with working out and being active? >> i would soon as soon as they can start walking you can start them getting active. you got to lead by example. they see you in workout clothes, they want to know what you're doing and why >> that's true. flawed to their computers all day but we'll change it up. it's more of a game to make them more active. >> correct, like got to cut the screen time. when the commercials break come on we'll make it fun. when the commercial breaks come on, we're going to do some fun stuff. >> kylie will help us with our first game. what exactly is it. >> the game is basically the first rule of the game is to have fun. you got to have fun. get your bag, as soon as that commercial break comes on, you grab something that's in that bag, whatever is in that bag you have to do it until the commercial goes off. >> so you got it? >> you got it? so all you have to do, grab something. >> kylie, commercial is on, what do we got? >> drop kick to front kick.
>> drop kick to front kick. >> so commercial is on. we go and kick. >> oh, kick. >> so i got to do this the whole commercial. >> the whole commercial break. >> oh. >> what's next? >> okay. >> okay. that's it. what is the next one in the bag? what's the next one? go grab something. ariana, what we got. >> pop twist. >> twist hop. >> there we go. [ applause ] >> all right. i like that. >> during the whole commercial break. >> i like that. do we have any more in the bag? >> that's it? >> that's all we got in the bag. what is the next game. >> the next game -- >> it's about partners. >> it's about a partner workout so when you have a partner you are held accountable. you're a partner. >> you are accountable but you tell me what to do. >> you get to do some stuff and i'll go in the plank position.
something you can do with a partner. >> partner up here. >> all you're going to do is hop over me and do the man's version. >> what if i don't make it? >> so i'm hopping. >> and the kids are going to do the modified version. >> everybody, ready. here we go. >> hop. let's go. >> so he's doing it. >> whoo! >> but the partners do -- the partners do keep you accountable. they hold you up and keep you accountable but this is about pears and having fun. camila cabello is here. [ cheers and applause ] and we need camila, camila, we need a hit song to dance to. you have one of the best ones been out all year.
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develops. >> the hbo documentary will debut at the sundance film festival later this month. you can see it on hbo this fall. nowout side to ginger. >> hey, paula. we have a crowd out here because it is mild and nice. tanner from guilford, new hampshire. have you ever seen a cold front? >> what? >> he said, what. probably not but sometimes you can visually see it and you can see the clues coming through. this is pauls valley, oklahoma where a huge drop in temperatures in places like lafayette, indiana, they dropped 16 degrees in 45 minutes. check out those numbers here. look, it's nice out here this morning, tanner, isn't it? it won't be here by sunday morning. huge drop this temperatures as you saw on the map for a lot of us. friday morning, still a lot of dense fog around the bay area. it lifts by midmorning, and we'll see temperatures in the mid to upper 50s by noontime, sunny skies with low 60s later on today, and nice and mild over
there are just ten days left in our warm coats and warm he t hearts coat drive. molly shannon donated a winter coat thursday. there's still time. bring your gently used coats to help keep somebody else warm. should we see how many coats we've donated? let's do it. the tally, 137,025 donated so far. go to our website to see how you can get involved. time for fix or nix. we'll break down the rules of relationships here with two amazing experts. "the new york times" best-selling author of "get the guy." matthew hussey. welcome back and then world renowned psycho sexual therapist author of more than 40 books including the latest "stay or go," dr. ruth westheimer. i'm so excited.
dr. ruth, 89 years young. >> wow. >> matthew, 30 years old and yet you guys are very connected in spiritually and in your thought process. what makes that work so well. >> first of all, he has a smile. second, that the first time i met him and i'm an older lady, as all of you know, the first time i met him he said he's a big fan of mine. i liked that and then he gave me two kisses, one here, one there, do it again. >> nice. >> you don't get a second one. i tell you why, my answer is so much more profound than yours. because i have chemistry with her because i came to her just being so respectful of everything she's ever learned and wanted to learn more and realized you were still curious too and that's what i loved about you at 89. you're still curious. >> now the other side. >> we've got audience members with questions about relationships, sex, all that good stuff. fix or nix. you guys have the paddles and
you will write down your answers. our first person -- >> look at that. he has nix on it and i have fix. >> no, look. >> right away i have fix on it. go ahead. >> so, robin, here we go. robin from florida. >> i have a boyfriend who doesn't like to dance and i love to dance. i think it's romantic. what do you think i should do? should i fix this or should i -- >> make him dance? i guess fix or nix, guys. >> fix. >> fix it. >> i can teach you. >> people like what they're good at. >> yeah. >> and if you can actually help your boyfriend feel better about dancing, it will be something he actually wants to do more. so the next time he even bops his head to a beat, here's what you say. i actually really like when you dance. like it's fun when you dance. >> it's sexy when you dance. >> that's exactly right. >> we have two fixes on the first. travis, you have a question. thank you for being here.
travis, 28 from arizona. [ applause ] >> dr. ruth, my boyfriend spends more time on his smartphone than visiting with me. is it a fix or a nix? >> fix or nix, guys. >> oh, nix it. >> nix? >> i said fix. >> nix. >> dr. ruth, why is it a big problem. >> a big problem. because we have a lot of young people, look at your audience and they are addicted. >> yes. >> to that piece of metal. >> you want to get rid of all them too? >> no. i need them to be educated. >> yes. >> that there are other things like looking into each other's eyes, like talking to each other. >> his boyfriend -- >> here's what he needs to say. here's what he needs to say, i love -- it's such a turn-on when you're present with me. why don't we try something tonight. go to a restaurant, leave our knowns at home and let's just talk. but the responsibility is also on you when you go out to really
be present and bring a great time. because you can't say -- [ applause ] >> i like that. >> yeah? >> i like that. >> we have an answer change from dr. ruth, everybody. this just in so we have two fixes, right? >> two fixes. >> two fixes. guy, thank you. you have fixed our problems and made us smile. so happy to have you both here. everybody, i want to let you know that dr. ruth and matthew will be answering all of your questions, bring them on, go to our "gma" facebook page and none other than dr. ruth, matthew hussey are there for you and your relationship. how about a little music on this friday? camila cabello is performing live for us. ♪
just released her highly anticipated solo album "camila" overnight. yeah! and the great thing is already rated number one on itunes and will perform in just a moment. i want to talk to you for a minute. your first album. how excited are you for people to hear what you've been working on. >> so excited. i couldn't sleep last night. i mean i woke up at 4:00 a.m. to come here but i couldn't sleep. my heart was just beating so fast because i feel like there's been so much buildup to towards this moment. been like a moment of buildup talking about it for a year now and, you know, it's finally today. it's crazy. >> i tell you what, excited as you are you're less excited than your fans in the audience. i tell you that. [ cheers and applause ] and your song "havana," your song "havana" which we heard a little bit of earlier, president obama, former president obama said that was one of his favorite songs of 2017. how did you feel when you heard that? >> i started crying. >> really. >> yeah, and i filmed the video and sent it to all my friends.
>> oh, how sweet that. no, i mean it's just amazing. i love, you know, i love the obamas and i got the opportunity to meet him, you know, to talk to him a couple of types and, you know, thank him for everything he's done for immigrants and, you know, for matters of immigration and i just love, you know, the obamas. i love that family. it's crazy that, you know, his playlist was really good. like it was -- you know in his playlist was really good because you were on it. >> i know but not even -- you know, besides my song i thought his playlist was popping. >> and you're about to perform now and this song you're about to perform and your music video you put a lot of personal videos when you were growing up into this music video which lets us know this song is very personal to you. we can't wait to hear it. >> thanks. >> there's your video right there. here it is, this is camila cabello with "never be the same."
♪ ♪ something must have gone wrong in my brain got your chemicals all in my veins ♪ ♪ feeling all the highs feeling all the pain ♪ ♪ let go on the wheel it's the bullet lane ♪ ♪ now i'm seeing red not thinking straight blurring all the lines you intoxicate me ♪ ♪ all of me ♪ all i need yeah you're all i need ♪
♪ it's you babe and i'm a sucker for the way that you move babe ♪ ♪ and i could try to run but it would be useless you're to blame ♪ ♪ just one hit of you i knew i'll never be the same it's you babe ♪ ♪ and i'm a sucker for the way that you move babe and i could try to run but it would be useless ♪ ♪ you're to blame just one hit of you i knew i'll never ever ever be the same ♪ ♪ i'll never be the same i'll never be the same ♪ ♪ i'll never be the same ♪ sneaking in l.a. when the lies are low off of one touch i could overdose ♪ ♪ you said stop playing it safe girl i wanna see you lose control ♪ ♪ touching me suddenly i'm a
fiend and you're all i need ♪ ♪ all i need yeah you're all i need darling yeah ♪ ♪ it's you babe and i'm a sucker for the way that you move babe ♪ ♪ and i could try to run but it would be useless you're to blame ♪ ♪ just one hit of you i knew i'll never be the same ♪ ♪ it's you babe and i'm a sucker for the way that you move babe ♪ ♪ and i could try to run but it would be useless you're to blame ♪ ♪ just one hit of you i knew i'll never ever ever be the same ♪ ♪ i'll never be the same i'll never be the same ♪ ♪ i'll never be the same ♪ whoo ♪ you're in my blood you're in my veins you're in my head i
blame ♪ ♪ you're in my blood you're in my veins you're in my head ♪ ♪ i'm saying it's you babe and i'm a sucker for the way that you move babe ♪ ♪ and i could try to run but it would be useless you're to blame you're to blame ♪ ♪ just one hit of you i knew i'll never be the same it's you, babe ♪ ♪ and i'm a sucker for the way that you move babe ♪ ♪ and i could try to run but it would be useless you're to blame ♪ ♪ just one hit of you i knew i'll never ever ever be the same ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you so much. thank you. okay mcdonald's. i see your one, two and three dollar deals. tell you what, i'll raise you five. introducing value jack's way. five great ways to save. like i tell jack jr., it's all about big values, jr. prices.
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if you are visiting, then you have come to a very san francisco day. hi, lisa argen. >> hi, there, reggie. yes. so, so foggy, and we're going the see some improvements within the next hour. half-mile in oakland, quarter mile petaluma, napa. look at livermore, east bay valleys really socked in. we're in the 50s around the bay, but we have sunshine on the way, a milder day today, low 60s in the south bay and the north bay. sue? >> it is affecting your drive as well. take a look at san rafael. that fog is down on 101. you can barely see those taillights headed in the southbound direction, and they are moving quite slowly. the bay bridge toll plaza, socked in here, too, and metering lites on since 5:30 this morning. >> promising sunshine, and i have been promised by our director, we have it in santa cruz. ah. a preview of what we'll have later today.
>> announcer: it's "live with kelly and ryan!" today, star of "the leisure seeker," donald sutherland. end film, television, and broadway actor jerry o'connell! and we continue our "jan-you-ary" with ways to crush those cravings. all next on "live!" ♪ [cheers and applause] w, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest! [cheers and applause] ♪ >> ryan: good morning! >> kelly: hi! [cheers and applause] >> ryan: good morning.