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came out. good morning, america. president trump heads to the border this morning after talks to end the shutdown completely break down. the president walked out of that white house meeting with democratic leaders. now some republicans in a last-minute scramble to find a new deal, as 800,000 workers brace for no paycheck tomorrow. we're live on the border. new winter storm alert. as heavy snow pummels new york and causes spinouts, a fast-moving system bringing a deep freeze from the plains to the northeast and new warning this weekend. breaking overnight. the high-speed police chase caught on camera. a stolen van slamming into traffic lights, plowing through cars. how they finally caught the suspect. overnight. new footage emerges of the embattled singer r. kelly in a chicago club as lady gaga takes
a stand, pulling their hit song, calling the allegations against him horrifying and indefensible. the $137 billion divorce battle. amazon founder jeff bezos and his wife of 25 years calling it quits. his new relationship and is his soon-to-be ex-wife about to become the richest woman in the world? ♪ baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo ♪ and the music taking a bite out of the billboard charts. how did the children's song "baby shark" become one of the biggest hits? everyone from lebron james to josh groban singing it. ♪ do, do, do, daddy shark okay, we'll start off with an apology. you're not going to get that song out of your head all morning long. good morning, america. great to have cecilia here. >> i'm surprised that neither of you heard that song until today. now you'll hear it all morning long.
we want to get right to that latest on the government shutdown. absolute stalemate right now. president trump is going to head to the border to make his case. want to show you the scene in mcallen, texas, where the president is going to tour this afternoon. >> the president is headed there as the government shutdown enters day 20, which is one day away from matching the longest shutdown on record. >> yeah, and what happens next could depend on a very small group of republicans and whether they decide to go against the president. our senior national correspondent mary bruce has more on that from capitol hill. mary, despite the president's insistence that his party is unified over the shutdown this morning, there are some cracks in the ranks? >> reporter: the president is ed a nant he has his party's support but this morning there are signs of the gop support is splintering, at least four moderate republicans are uneasy suggesting they want to re-open the government with or without the funding for the president's wall and brought some of their concerns to the president but it is clear the
president isn't budging. white house adviser jared kushner to see if they can come up with some kind of compromise to get bipartisan support. the senate mitch mcconnell is insisting he will not bring up any measure to fund the government unless he is certain the president is on board. >> democrats ramping up the pressure on mcconnell. there seems to be no end in sight and the president, it seems, is leaning closer to declaring this national emergency now. >> reporter: there is one more card the president could play. gress and uslare that national n e em military funds to build his border wall. cecilia, we know that the white house is looking into this and the legal ramifications of this. here on the hill this is highly divisive idea. even some of the president's top allies they're not even certain it's legal. and it would almost certainly be challenged in the courts but, cecilia, it is a way that the
president would claim a political win while coming up with a way to re-open the government. >> division in the administration as well. okay, mary, thanks. >> let's bring that to jon karl, our chief white house correspondent. there is opposition in republican ranks to this idea of declaring a national emergency but the president clearly considering it. one of the big questions is, what kind of a precedent it would set? >> reporter: george, good morning. some conservatives worried about this. i'm told white house lawyers have been looking at this for months. before this current impasse. meanwhile, the president is heading to the mexican border where he hopes to make a dramatic appeal for his border wall. with talks broken down he is making a trip to the mexican border, the first trip there since he surveyed prototypes of his promised wall nearly a year ago. the president's trip follows a dramatic scene at the white house where he walked out on talks with democratic
leaders unwilling to give him any taxpayer money for his border wall. the president's meeting with congressional leaders lasted just 15 minutes. >> he sort of slammed the table and when leader pelosi said she didn't agree with the wall, he just walked out and said we have nothing to discuss. >> reporter: the president on twitter called it a total waste of time. >> i think the president made his position very clear today, that there will be no deal without a wall. >> reporter: meanwhile, some 800,000 federal workers are caught in the cross fire. most of them to go without the paycheck they're due to receive tomorrow. we asked the president whether he'd consider signing bills to d ith nd w democrats over border security. >> jon, you think i should just sign? >> i'm saying that if you sign that these workers can start getting paid. the government can start -- >> you would do that if you were in my position? you would do that? >> i'm not in your position. i'm asking you -- >> i'm asking you, would you do that if you were in my position?
if you would do that, you should never be in this position because you'd never get anything done. good-bye, everybody. thank you very much. thank you. >> thank you, mr. president. >> reporter: the president will be briefed by border patrol agents not far from the rio grande river. meanwhile, there are no further talks scheduled here in washington between the president and democrats. >> yeah, complete breakdown but we are glad you're in your position, jon. thank you. and president trump will be in mcallen, texas, this afternoon minutes from the busiest area for border crossings. matt gutman has been on the ground there speaking with those officers who patrol that border but, matt, not everyone there wants this wall. >> reporter: that's right, cecilia. we spent the day with the border patrol chief who will brief the president today. he took us to what he said is the busiest spot along the entirety of the u.s./mexican
border, a spot where he says hundreds of migrants and asylum seekers pour in every day, a process that seemed routine on both sides. >> we make sure they're seen by medical professionals and give them some dry clothes, give them a meal, if they need to bathe. >> reporter: with u.s. agencies overwhelmed here in the rio grande valley that means these migrants will likely be released into the u.s. with a notice to appear in court at some point in the future. >> is that what the president calls catch and release? >> if there was detention space for a mother and a child at a family residential center, we will make that call first but if there's not a detention space, they will put on an ankle bracelet or some sort of monitoring device and they will ultimately be released. >> reporter: raul ortiz is the acting chief of the rio grande sector. he's the man who will brief the president today. the smugglers delivering migrants in raft after raft. carrying that raft back up. the border patrol helping these women and children up the steep embankment. so many surrendering themselves, we struggled to keep up.
>> chief, so, in the last maybe six minutes that we've been here, i don't know how many you counted but it's like, what, 15? >> about 15 individuals. >> they don't come with anything. these people don't have bags. >> the smugglers will take everything from them. >> reporter: nearly 700 asylum seekers come through this area every day. a record 25,000 families crossed from mexico just last month, something the president is calling a humanitarian crisis. it took little crystal and her mother a month to get here from honduras 1500 miles away. she tells me she got to bring only one thing. that barbie. these people have been traveling for months to get here. >> we get our border security mission and then you got the humanitarian mission which this would fall into that humanitarian mission category. >> reporter: cecilia, the border patrol told us it's going to ask for steel fencing in the rio grande, somethingt local
politicians here have told us they don't want and don't actually need. now, it's important to note that that border patrol chief and all border patrol agents are now not being paid. in fact, the border patrol union is now suing the federal government. cecilia. >> they indeed are. thank you, matt. michael. >> thank you, cecilia. now to that winter weather that is on the move. snow causing spinouts and temperatures plunging in the midwest. well, now, the northeast is also bracing for a deep freeze. ginger is tracking it all. good morning, ginger. >> good morning to you, michael. check this out. you can barely see on some of the roads in northeastern ohio. and right here in western new york we're up to and already six plus inches of snow has fallen in some of the lake-effect snow bands so there's still warnings and advisories up for that. still some wind gusts of 40 to 50 miles per hour in parts of the appalachians and mid-atlantic, but you see the winter storm watch back for st. louis? that's the new storm everybody is talking about for the weekend. it really gets going tomorrow in the plains and then really fills in for kansas city to st. louis, central illinois and central indiana on saturday. you could end up with 3 inches to 6 inches of snow especially
closer to that rain/know line and then sunday it settles in for the mid-atlantic. northern virginia through maryland, george, a sure bet. >> yeah, it's going to be some weekend. thank you, ginger. we're going to move on now to fallout for r. kelly from those sexual misconduct allegations. there you see him overnight at a club in chicago and now lady gaga is taking a stand, pulling the song they sang together from streaming platforms. linsey davis has the story. >> reporter: lady gaga says while she can't take back the decision to work with kelly, she can go forward and continue to support victims of sexual assault. she says she is now vowing to never work with him again and describes her own sexual assault unrelated to kelly twisting her thinking. overnight, lady gaga, the latest star to speak out against r&b star r. kelly, saying in a statement posted on her twitter account, i stand behind these women 1,000%, believe them, know they are suffering and in pain and feel strongly that their voices should be heard and taken seriously, adding an apology for working with kelly on their hit collaboration "do what you want
with my body." ♪ do what you want with my body ♪ >> reporter: gaga also announcing that she intends to remove the 2013 song from itunes and other streaming sites, all sparked by the explosive lifetime documentary series "surviving r. kelly." which showcases several women claiming sexual assault by the singer, allegations he has consistently denied. >> no matter how demeaning it felt or seemed you had to always just play along with it. >> reporter: new calls pouring into law enforcement after an illinois prosecutor asked for come forward >> ouroo a you. i can't guarantee outcomes but i also can't guarantee that we can
do an investigation without that >> reporter: editorials calling for radio stations to mute r. kelly. a hashtag that's been posted more than 30,000 times in the last seven days. according to "the chicago sun-times," just in the last 24 hours, at least two women have brought new allegations of inappropriate conduct to illinois authorities, and more potential legal woes as a management team for r. kelly's ex-wife tells us kelly failed to show up in child support court yesterday and now owes more than $120,000, claiming he has not paid child support since june when andrea kelly started speaking out about his alleged abuse. >> a lot more to come. okay, linsey, thanks very much. we turn to the new developments in the urgent search for a missing baby in texas. the fbi is now joining the case of what police are calling a staged kidnapping caught on surveillance camera. marcus moore is in san antonio with the latest. good morning, marcus. >> reporter: good morning. this is just a bizarre case. san antonio police are urging the public to help them find 8-month-old king jay davila
who's been missing since friday and this morning san antonio police say they are investigating an alleged cover-up. watch closely and you will see what san antonio, texas, police are calling a staged kidnapping. a woman casually walking up to a car left running and unattended at a gas station. she gets in and drives off. this morning, the fbi and police are desperately searching for 8-month-old king jay davila. investigators say they believe the baby's father, 34-year-old christopher davila, may have set the whole thing up. the baby's mother jasmine gonzalez was on the phone with davila last friday when she says he started yelling his car had been stolen. >> he freaked out. he was panicking. i was like, you know what, hang up and call the cops. i'm going to call the cops, too, so i can push the issue and they can find my son. they said they sent two policemen there. >> reporter: but this morning, authorities say this case is not what it seems. and police do not believe the child was even in the car and adding to the mystery, police say davila's cousin is the woman in the video and is seen in another piece of footage walking
down a street carrying a car seat. >> we can say now without a doubt that this was not a car theft. this was not a kidnapping. this was a staged event. >> reporter: if investigators are right, the question now is, why and more importantly, where is little king jay? and police have searched davila's home and the neighborhood searching for any evidence and they have used dogs to search for any trace of this little boy who has been missing for nearly a week. cecilia. >> we certainly hope he is okay. marcus, thank you. two frightening close calls. first, take a look at this. dash cam video, a very lucky driver thankfully safe after a massive highway sign comes crashing down on her car. that's in melbourne, australia, completely demolished that car. yikes. amazingly the woman escaped with only minor injuries. an investigation is under way into how that sign collapsed. and that other close call we want to tell you about. a high-speed chase in hollywood overnight, a driver stealing a van and leading police on a dangerous run
knocking over traffic lights, barreling through intersections, crashing into other vehicles and narrowly missing pedestrians. our los angeles station kabc ught it om the chopper. the chase finally ends when the driver loses control of the van slamming into more parked cars before a man gets out the passenger side. he turns out to be the driver and is now in police custody. we turn to that major change coming for the oscars. looking like hollywood's biggest night will go without a solo host after kevin hart told michael right here on "gma" that he won't reconsider his decision to drop out. t.j. holmes here with the latest. >> good morning. this is one of hollywood's favorite annual guessing games, who will host the academy awards, and with the show coming up just next month, we finally may have an answer and the answer is not a name. the answer, george, is nobody. just over a month before the oscars and the academy still hasn't found a host. >> and now, please welcome your host --
>> reporter: but this morning it appears they stopped looking. "variety" reports the academy has decided to forgo filling one of the most high-profile gigs in show business. >> no a-lister wants to host the oscars at this point. there's nothing in it for them. >> reporter: kevin hart was set to follow in the footsteps of bob hope, billy crystal and ellen degeneres, but bowed out following controversy over years-old anti-gay tweets. in recent days it seemed like he could be brought back but he put and end to that speculation here on "gma." >> with all this being said and all this controversy and all the ways you addressed it, is there hope you would host the oscars this year? >> no. >> absolute no? >> yes, i'm not hosting the oscars this year. >> reporter: what would a host-free oscars look like? it hasn't happened in three decades. >> the last time there wasn't a host on the oscars was in 1989 and that show is remembered as
one of the biggest debacles in oscar history as it opened with a huge musical number including infamously rob lowe singing a song with snow white. >> oh, mr. lowe, i'm such a fan. ♪ >> reporter: now 30 years later, the search for a host is becoming fodder for other award shows. >> we are going to have some fun, give out some awards and one lucky audience member -- >> both: will host the oscars! >> let's go back just a couple years. oscars so white, last year was the lowest ratings in the history of the show. you go back now to the kevin hart debacle. remember, they announced the wrong winner for best picture. they announced the award for best popular movie and had to take it back. it's been a rough stretch for this show. they're still struggling. >> it's like being in a relationship. why are you bringing up all the old -- >> it's relevant if we're going to move forward, stra. i've been trying to go for years. this might be my year. >> whoopi said she would step in and save the day.
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they're going to rally on capitol hill today urging an end to the shutdown. heavy lake-effect snow pummeling new york and now a fast-moving system is bringing a deep freeze from the plains to the northeast. we've just learned that duchess meghan has a brand-new role. she is getting a new appointment from the queen, all the details on that coming up. >> we like our royals news. looking forward to that one. we do begin with new details on what could be the most expensive divorce in history. jeff bezos, the amazon founder and the richest man in the world, is calling it quits with his wife mackenzie after 25 years. amy has more and learned there is no prenup. >> there is no prenup and as you said, he is the richest man in the world but you want some perspective. some estimate that $88,000 to him is like $1 to the average person. how is that for perspective? but could a split from his wife ch worlduzzing.t him much of ne the world's richest man, amazon
ceo jeff bezos, announcing he and his wife mackenzie are splitting up after 25 years. the couple releasing a joint statement wednesday reading, in part, after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have decided to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends. if we had known we would separate after 25 years, we would do it again. photos surfacing of the company -- couple looking happy and in love in italy in 2017. so many asking why the divorce now? "the national enquirer" saying it's because of former "good day l.a." host lauren sanchez said to be secretly dating bezos. the two photographed together in 2016. 54-year-old bezos who pioneered online shopping currently tops "forbes" list of the world's richest people with a reported net worth of $137 billion, amassing several multimillion-dollar homes across the country and even his own private jet.
tmz reports the couple did not have a prenup meaning that $137 billion could be split right down the middle and unclear whether they have a postnup. >> this is going to be one of the biggest ticket divorces ever. >> reporter: from the start, bezos' wife by his side meeting at a manhattan hedge fund after jeff graduated from princeton. their offices right next to each other. >> through the walls i would hear him laughing, that giant laugh, all day long. and it was totally love at first listen. >> reporter: engaged in just three months, married in six, bezos not yet a millionaire, the couple moved to this small home in seattle launching amazon and having four kids. from 1993 to today, the couple transforming both their bank account and their style. mackenzie, one of the company's earliest employees, is also an author who studied under toni morrison in college. >> it's a lot of fun. the energy that he brings into my life. >> reporter: jeff told "vogue," i think my wife is resourceful, smart, brainy and
hot, but i had the good fortune of seeing her resume so i knew exactly what her s.a.t.s were and he even credited his wife for starting amazon in a 2010 princeton commencement speech. >> mackenzie, also a princeton grad and sitting here in the se, told me i should go for it. >> reporter: and lawyers like celebrity family law attorney and creator of the divorce platform it's over easy laura wasser says this divorce might go over and easy. >> two smart people that have been together a long time. raised children together, created a great deal of wealth together should be able to work it out. >> so with that $137 billion at stake, if they split it evenly, well, she'd become the richest woman in the world. >> there you go. >> what a story. we have a different kind of fortune story. also could be splashy. this one won't be split. california man made the mistake of telling his roommate he hit it big in the lottery and the friend stole the winning ticket and gio benitez has the story
and how the roommate was caught. >> reporter: at first they all thought the ticket was worth 10 grand. it turns out it's worth 10 million and police say the roommate tried taking it all. so, this morning, a twist to that saying, keep your friends close, but your lottery ticket closer. this morning, the man trying to claim a winning lottery prize instead ending up in handcuffs. the alleged plot revealed when police say his roommate, the real winner, brought the scratch-off ticket in to claim a $10,000 prize. that's when lotto officials told him the ticket wasn't a winner, it was a fake. >> once our suspect is aware that his roommate has a winning ticket, a couple hours later, he goes to the same store, buys the same style of ticket to alter it to make it look like the winning ticket. >> reporter: the next day the suspected ticket thief then showing up at lottery headquarters with the real scratcher learning it was actually worth $10 million, not 10,000. lottery officials launching an
investigation going to the store where it was sold in vacaville, california, and looking at surveillance video, later confronting the suspect with this altered ticket. >> he was pretty shocked. clearly, he had the interview with the lottery officials thinking he was going to collect the $10 million and then once he was greeted by vacaville police department and arrested, his happiness obviously changed. >> reporter: so, will the real winner get the cash? well, the california lottery tells abc news, once the lottery verifies the identity of the winner of the ticket it will pay that claimant the $10 million prize. so the roommate/suspect has been charged with grand theft. he'll appear in court this afternoon. california lottery officials say this case shows why winners should immediately sign those tickets and store them in a safe place. >> ooh. >> i'm immediately going to cash it. i have no problem. >> only if it's yours. >> only if it's yours. good piece of advice, gio. thank you for that. and coming up, apps you can't live without and one that could finally help you cut back on screen time.
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screen time and your kids' screen time as well. paula, this is a new year's resolution for you and you're going to tell us all about it and a few more. >> i sure am. good morning to the three of you. i feel like you're so far away, but be ready we'll go back and forth. these are all about living smarter and living better in 2019 as michael just said. we want to start out with one called moment. it's going to help you manage your screen time. it doesn't set time limits but helps you manage and it gives you an idea of your bad habits. okay, so, first and foremost, let's go in here and what it does, you can see already i've had 23 minutes of screen time today. i scrolled down. i picked my phone up 53 times already today, which equates to 23% of my waking life so this is showing me my bad habits. le me ask the three of you how many hours a day do you think you spend on your phone as you're all on your phone? right now. >> i have one of these apps. i have been on an hour and 45 minutes today, but that is 20 minutes below average. >> that's below average. >> come on, george. pick it up.
>> that's pathetic. probably like six hours a day, seven hours a day. >> michael. >> 15 minutes a day. >> oh, come on, michael. [ laughter ] a recent study showed that the average is four to five hours so, cecilia, you're a little bit over. >> i'm probably more. >> michael, you're way below but estimate how much time we're spending. i tracked my time for a full 24 hours. do you want to know how it looked? >> yes. >> okay, here's how it shook out. i spent 3 hours and 34 minutes. it was not a workday so could have been a lot higher but i had 105 pickups. i picked up my phone 105 time that's equated to 25% of my day and spent a quarter of my day on this phone. so it just helps you track. >> on a nonworkday. >> exactly. what it does, it takes it a step further. we features that will tell us how much time we spend on social media and whatnot. but this takes it a step further. you can establish goals for your family. i just bought ipads for my family so you can add family devices and ipads and you can
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they're going to put it together this hour. >> the clock is running on them. we have some headlines to get to, starting with president trump, he is heading to the border wall today after walking out of that white house meeting. the government shutdown now in day 20. i want to go back to our chief white house correspondent jonathan karl. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, george. the president just left the white house on his trip to the mexican border where he'll be briefed by border patrol officers. he made it clear before he left if he doesn't get a deal from the democrats for funding for his wall, he's ready to declare a national emergency. >> i have the right to declare a national emergency. i'm not prepared to do that yet. >> reporter: meanwhile, talks are at an absolute standstill since the president walked out on the meeting here with the democratic leaders. there are no further talks scheduled. george, making that national emergency a real possibility.
>> >>. >> michael, you can see nearly a half foot of snow and lake-effect snow bands in northeastern ohio. you still on the radar western new york, western pennsylvania getting a lot of these. fulton, new york, you can see the wind that came with it. gusts up to 50 miles per hour and can still see that in parts of the mid-atlantic but over here where st. louis is highlighted, that is the next storm. so it's going to all start tomorrow in the plains and will move across saturday. this is a weekend snowstorm if you're in kansas city, central illinois or central indiana. you can end up with three to six inches especially the closer you are to that rain/snow line and i think you'll get really heavy bands and think by sunday, the mid-atlantic starts so northern virginia into delaware, you're going to get snow. how much snow and how far north it reaches is all going to depend on the exact track of this storm. we'll keep looking at it and i'll give you a much bigger
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now we have some "pop news." >> thank you, george. good morning to you, all, and we're going to begin with this. as we dive into awards season, bradley cooper is making history this morning. the british academy of film and television arts, or bafta, announcing its annual list of nominees and cooper has five of them. congratulations, bradley. that is the most in bafta's 72-year history. cooper, of course, nabbing all of those nods for "a star is born." one for best film, another for leading actor. best director, best adapted screenplay and original music. the previous record held by george clooney, that was in 2005, and he was up for four awards but that was for two films. you might remember "syriana" and "good night and gook luck." and speaking of good luck, we're wishing bradley cooper just that for both the baftas and the oscars. i don't want to leave out lady gaga, she too
and anotr foorin music t it was amang5 years is a record. >> couldn't happen to a nicer guy. also in "pop news" this morning, ashley graham has revolutionized the modeling business and beauty standards and now she wants to become america's next big mogul on the cover -- who doesn't, frankly? graham is on the cover of "elle" and says when it comes to her own happiness, quote, it doesn't equate to kids. kids will come when they come. happiness is being with my husband and building my business. she goes on to say in the article it's healthy for women to talk about the deals they're doing, saying, quote, it's always been hush-hush and competitive, then one day a bunch of my friends and i started talking and we were like, oh, snap, that's how much you make? you empower each other. strong words from a wise woman. the february issue of "elle"
magazine hits newsstands this week. >> that goes a long way. [ applause ] >> rise up. >> get it, girls. >> all right. also in the news this morning, peace and love will be around this summer. 50 years after the mother of all music festivals, woodstock, debuted in 1969, one of the original organizers is telling us to break out your best bohemian garb and head upstate. so far, more than 40 performers have been booked. and this time there will be a cross-section of musical genres from hip-hop to rock and they hope to book classic bands that played at the original festival like the grateful dead with john mayer and if you haven't seen them, please do. he is amazing. the who, credence clearwater revival, just to name a few. organizers want those who were at the first one to come back and they want the younger generation to be a part of this legendary event.wood50 will kel
august 16th through the 18th in upstate new york. >>alright, and finally, america has a problem but it doesn't seem like a problem to me. turns out we have too much cheese in our country. [ applause ] yes, give it up for cheese, everybody. [ applause ] big round of applause. all types. this even though we've never been hungrier for the dairy delight. on average we learned overnight the u.s. cheese eaters consume 35 pounds per year. >> whoa. >> but right now something is not gouda. [ laughter and applause ] would you just be my audience? according to the agriculture department, we're sitting on more than $1.4 billion pounds of excess cheese. most of it happens to be swiss for some reason. one major reason for the surplus
of slices, the slowdown demand for milk so farmers are using their extra milk to make more ce plse ]. someone just screamed out cheese. >> fonsi wants to do a chant for cheese. >> all: cheese, cheese, cheese, cheese. you're welcome, george. [ applause ] okay, let's go to our "gma" cover story. a big day for duchess meghan, just announced the charity she's going to support. james longman in london with the details. good morning, james. >> reporter: good morning, george. yeah, big day for meghan today as she announces which organizations she will become patron of. now, royal patronage is a huge deal especially for smaller charities like this one, smart works, it helps women get back this morning, meghan markle with
a royal announcement, the charities she'll champion as duchess of sussex. kensington palace revealing she will be patron of four british charitable organizations including the national theater and the association of commonwealth universities, both of those passed on to meghan from the queen. >> this i think really reflects the queen's endorsement of meghan as she begins her royal life, so early on in her royal life to be given two patronages from the queen is quite significant. >> reporter: two other charities welcome meghan at their patron including smart works, an organization that helps unemployed and vulnerable women get back on their feet and turn their lives around. >> for these organizations, i mean, the boost in profile will be enormous. instantly we can expect to see everyone talking about these charities today, they're going to be at the forefront of everyone's minds in perhaps the way they weren't a few weeks ago. >> reporter: meghan seen visiting smart works in london
just hours after the announcement. meghan has long been a vocal advocate for women and says these charities reflect the causes and issues with which she has long been associated including the arts, access to education, support for women and animal welfare. we can expect meghan to visit her other three charities in tho wngmi this one first for a reason. helping and empowering women is the theme of her time as now a member of the british royal family, george. >> good to see. james, thanks very much. cecilia. now to an exclusive look at the relationship that almost brought down a president. 20 years after the monica lewinsky scandal, a new "20/20" special examines the friendship or what was the friendship between the former intern and white house aide linda tripp. abc's terry moran has more. fworng, terry. >> reporter: good morning, guys. you know, looking back this is still such an incredible story. she was 22 years old, a white house intern fresh out of college, and he was 49 years old, the 40th president of the united states. she was in love with him. he certainly enjoyed her company. it was their secret -- their own
little world until monica turned to an older colleague, linda tripp, who tape recorded her without her knowledge and on those tapes, which you hear extensively tonight, it's chilling, in monica's own words is their story. love, heartbreak, betrayal and a constitutional crisis. >> monica had been sent to the pentagon with the president's promise that after the re-election she would return to the white house. the elections come and go, but monica lewinsky is not brought back. she becomes distraught and even a little frantic. >> it's too hard. >> i know. but if it's any consolation -- >> you have no idea how hurt i am that i'm not going back. >> i know. >> you have no idea. >> it's the worst. i the worst. i know that. >> you listen to these tapes, it is hard not to feel for her. you know, she's insecure. she doesn't understand the relationship. how could she?
this is no normal relationship. >> she was obsessed with him. i spent a year telling her this was a very sick situation. she deserved more than this. >> i know. i know. >> i can't. i just can't. >> oh, my god. >> i just -- it's too -- it's too much for one person. >> the histrionics never stopped. they just increased. something kicked in. was it maternal? i don't want to define it that way. i will only say that i began to resent the president once i knew about this enormously. >> it really is an up close look at this love affair that became a constitutional crisis and at really one of the great acts of betrayal in the history of friendship. linda tripp and monica lewinsky. >> oh, such an act of betrayal. and you had a front row history to this. you were covering it when it was happening. >> i did. i was a young reporter at the time for abc news and i got the legal angle of it and it was
extraordinary to me. i was full of idealism about washington, d.c. and here was the presidency, the congress, the supreme court, in fact, at the impeachment trial getting wrapped up in this story between bill clinton and monica lewinsky. and i remember coming onto the white house grounds which you do all the time, go through the gates, it's very impressive, i thought, you know what would be an appropriate punishment for bill clinton is, if we walked on to the white house grounds, the second floor window where the president lives were open and hillary was throwing all of his stuff out onto the lawn and he had to move out. i think the american people would have said, fine. we won't have an impeachment trial. >> we're looking forward to your special definitely. "truth and lies: monica and bill" airs tonight right here on abc at 9:00 p.m. over to you, ginger. >> this one from cedarville, arkansas. i think that this video ally represents me and probably a lot of us when we realize tomorrow is friday. ♪ that's 16-month-old emma kate. her grandmother mary sent us the video because it's actually a pop-up princess. it's so sweet.
we love her little face. please do take the time to take your funny videos and put them on my facebook page so we can share them with america. [ applause ] [ applause ] it is time now for our first "deals & steals" of 2019, yeah. have products, tory, to help you be your best self in the new year and they're all 50% off. >> all right.
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i got the wet one. you get the dry box. this, it's a cleansing bar in a jar, and so it comes just like this. wet it, you put this right onto your face.ou it does three different things. you don't have to put that on. it does three different things -- cleanse, exfoliate and want to leave it on longer, you can mask so this one is just a winner. everything from this line is terrific. one of the makeup artists here six months ago turned me on to this line and i have been hooked and i like that the pricing is accessible. >> i don't even recognize my own hand. >> there you go. so clean and glowing and dmroug. 12 to $68 regularly but today all the pieces will start at $6. >> 50% off, that's right. >> okay, harper + ari. a little nourishment for the shower or for the home. these are their exfoliating sugar cubes. take one into the shower and get it wet and you can exfoliate your body and have a beautiful scent. these are their brand-new candles, soy candles. smell that one. >> coconut.
>> that's amazing. here. io, everytng fm this compy great and pthe ent,ea, s, really fun scents. >> 12 to $24 regularly all slashed in half, 6 to $12. >> 6 to 12 bucks. >> okay. and then finally, wish beads. okay, so this is -- allows you to wear your wish on your wrist. take a look at that. these bracelets have that little secret brass compartment there. it comes with these teeny wish papers. you write your wish, your goal for 2019. >> insert it. >> roll it up, put it in there and you wear it every day to help you just stay on track. eight different semiprecious beads. normally $58. >> what's the deal? >> these are slashed in half, $29 to make it happen. >> you know what, it's the first one of the year. you knock it out of the box, as always, tory. everyone, going home with products from urban skin rx, harper + ari and wishbeads. we've partnered with all these companies on these great deals. you can get them on our website. coming up, bryan cranston. you can get them on our website.
good morning. ab abc7 mornings, 8:27. welcome to injury kel-- to orac park. the team has a 20-year agreement in place with oracle. opening will happen may 25th. it may take us that long to get used to calling it oracle park instead of at&t. alexis? hi, a new collision in the east bay sounds serious. southbound highway 13 past the redwood road exit. right where things really slow down with the 580 merge. sounds like someone is injured pretty badly there. we have the right lane blocked. plan on delays. i know northbound typically the slow side. this time southbound is crawling, as well. and here's a look at 280 and 17. still very foggy in many areas including san jose.
i had so much doubt in me. my current supervisor reached out on linkedin. we set up a phone interview and from there i was hired. linkedin was the matchmaker. working in communications services, i can be a voice for those who want to push past their limits. i'm in it to connect people. the fog's not going anywhere. it's just about everywhere, the peninsula, north bay, east bay. starting to take over the western span of the bay bridge. caution through the commute because it's not going anywhere. look at the temperatures. still in the low 40s to low 50s on our way to near 60. our driest day this week, reggie. >> thanks. another abc7 news update in about 30 minutes.
you can always find us on our news app and abc7news.com. the news continu ♪ i can make your hands clap ♪ i can make your hands clap all right, welcome back to "gma," everybody. our next guest is truly a master of his craft. he is a tony and a six-time emmy award winner. >> the best. now he is starring in a new movie called "the upside." please welcome bryan cranston. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ i can make your hands clap >> hello, everybody. [ applause ] hi, lara. thanks. >> there you are. >> good to see you, buddy. >> hello. >> thank you. >> well, before we get into the reason you're here, "the upside," 25 years since you played -- >> that's my age? >> yes. >> well. >> no, it's throwback thursday.
25 years since your character on "seinfeld." a deliciously demented dentist. >> that's a good way to put it. >> thank you so much. what's your favorite memory from that? >> it was like going to comedy boot camp to be in the presence of larry david and jerry seinfeld and jason and julia. it was amazing to be able to be there and learn how they craft a joke like a surgeon. it's really amazing. >> it looks so natural like he's just thinking, but it really was that precise. >> just like surgery. but it is amazing. one time we were doing a scene in my dentist's office and i was rehearsing after -- by myself and i heard a voice say, you know what would be funny and i looked around and there was a ladder and i looked up on top of th andhere is an electrician and he's adjusting a light and i said, what?
he goes, it aughing gas on jerry you take a hit yourself first. and i went, oh, my god. that's hilarious. so i waited until we were shooting and i did it. i said, nurse, may i have the nitrous oxide. good. and -- that's good and then -- and jerry fell apart. it was funny. it was really funny and they were praising -- oh, that was so funny. i go, no, no, it's the guy and i couldn't find him and i said, there he is. and everybody turned and by now he was leaning on a doorjamb and he was like this. i said, he gave it to me and he just went -- like, i got a million of them. that's just a little thing. [ applause ] >> but so memorable though, just the little things, so memorable. but now i want to talk about "the upside." you play a successful
businessman who is a quadriplegic and kevin hart plays an ex-con who is your caregiver but this is based off an international hit from france. >> yeah. >> was it a little scary to take on something that's already been a big international hit? >> it was daunting, yes, because i really love that movie. it was done so well. the actors were terrific and the story -- based on a true story about these unlikely friends who to this day are still friends. >> it's amazing. >> yeah. and from disparate situations, their culture is different, economic opportunities and -- everything was different and how these two men became friends. it's really a great story about male bonding and how this happens and how we bond as men and it's very hopeful. it's full of laughs and a lot of heartfelt experiences and i'm just really proud of it. >> you guys want to see a look? [ applause ] >> roll 'em. >> why can't we listen to aretha? hymn?
you want to feed your soul? then listen to its queen. think about it. yeah. you better think, think, think about what you're trying to do to me. think, think. it's amazing, right? i sound just like her. >> yeah, when i close my eyes which i needed to it's uncanny. it's like identity theft. >> so dry. so dry. >> and for you physically how was it to take on a role like this? >> you know, it was -- i thought at first that i would have to get my body so rigid that it wouldn't move at all. the first 20 minutes of practicing in my wheelchair i realize i have to do the complete opposite, i have to become so zen, so completely relaxed that i didn't need to move and so i would just sink into the chair and stay in that position and, boy, it really
made me think of these people who are in that condition all the time and the challenges that they face. who are quadriplegics and it's a day-to-day journey for them to be able to face the physical restrictions and how that feeds on you emotionally and it's tough. it's tough, yeah. >> amazing. another role we can't let you go without talking about our favorite, walter white. >> yeah. [ applause ] >> what happened? >> what happened is i want to see him on the prequel, "better call saul". >> i heard michael strahan will be on that show. that's just a rumor but i heard that you might be on it. >> playing somebody who is already in jail, yes. [ laughter ] >> is there a world where walter could make an appearance because it is a prequel? >> it's a prequel. i would absolutely do it --
if i got i call -- >> you heard it here first. >> i would, i would. [ applause ] if i got a call, i would absolutely do it. so far i haven't gotten the call. i wait by my phone, nothing. >> this is where it happens. >> nothing. >> this is where it happens. >> now it's out there in the universe. it's going to happen. >> come on. >> we got to say, lara and i were saying this earlier. you do it all. you do comedy, you do drama, you do everything. you're on broadway in "network," which is amazing. can you do it all and your talent is so appreciated. >> thank you so much. thank you so much. come see my play. >> i would love to. >> on broadway right now. >> "network" on broadway right now and "the upside" is in theaters tomorrow. get a double dose of bryan cranston, everybody, and thank you for being here my friend. coming up, how a little color can completely reinvent your room. we'll be right back with that.
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[ applause ] welcome back to "gma." you know we've been working on our insta-home all morning long. right now we'll show you how to add insta-color to your home. i'm here with my friend designer and lifestyle blogger will taylor who has some really easy tips. >> thanks for having me. >> we've done a few projects together. we're kind of addicted to this and these are really easy for you guys. i promise. so first let's start with adding color to a room. i never thought of doing this. you say there's a teeny tiny little way that adds a big pop. >> absolutely. there's always a way to bring bright color into a room. this p
that i'm going to show you now. so we literally just painted along the edge of the door here >> that's it. >> so it's super simple and -- >> you feel like people will notice that? >> if you paint a whole room this coral color it will be overpowering and dominate the room. but this way you bring vibrancy and turn a door into a conversation starter. >> okay, see you guys later. >> bye. >> cute. bookcases. oftentimes we use them as our catchall and they get cluttered. let me come over on this side. a great way to incorporate and declutter. incorporate and declutter. say that five times fast. >> so let's take a look. >> the after. tah-dah. >> okay, so -- >> i see what you did in there. >> so the first thing you do is literally stick color on. that simple. amazing paper from chasing paper. you cut it to size and peel it and stick it on. >> it's called chasing paper? >> yes. >> it's basically like stickers.
no reason you cannot do this. a really fun way to add a lot of value -- color value for not a lot of commitment. >> if i can do it, you can do it. trust me. >> how did you organize? >> okay, so my top tip when it tees to organizg t power take these vases for example. we pulled them together in a trio and altered the height so look visually interesting and it's not about going to the store and buying new things. it's just about organizing what you have in a smart way. >> you don't have to get fabulous coffee table books, just the books you have and try to, organize by color and easier on the eye if it's monochromatic. >> just what we did and look at the storage so i don't know about you but my home is overrun with chargers, cables, all that ugly stuff we need. get a solid bin and put all of the ugly stuff inside to hide it away. >> you can spray paint that bin a pop of color and pop it that sort of pretty limey yellow and there's another way to add a little bit of color. so simple and just makes you happy in the winter. >> and then just keep some clear
storage as well like this lucite tray so you can see that beautiful color on the back too. finally, mirrors, mirrors everywhere a great way to add color to your life. >> we think mirrors for bedrooms, bathrooms, maybe a selfie. i'm definitely guilty when it comes to that. i don't know if you are. this one is perfect because it's a triple threat. adds color, adds pattern and functional so great for vanity, maybe over a dresser. >> you like power in numbers, right? you like to group things like this. >> these are perfect and start as little as $13 from places like home depot. >> forget $13, at flea markets you can find them for $2 and $3, and one is nothing but five is something. >> and that way you can afford to grow your collection over time, maybe along the entryway, perfect. >> if you notice all of these sort of have something in keeping -- all a bit of gold and have some cohesive element. i feel like we're chatting over a coffee right now. you're so good on the organization. you're so great.
please, everybody, check out will's blog. you have great, great tips. i've fallen in love with it. >> thank you, lara. >> see more of these tips on our website as well and coming up we'll reveal our insta-home. right now we have to get to ginger. >> i'm in here and we're all laughing because this is kellie pickler and this is my husband, ben aaron, everybody. >> hello, hello. >> they're not just here hanging out but they do a show called "pickler and ben." >> we're not but these people are hanging out. they snuck in here. they scaled the wall. >> so, congratulations. >> good job, guys. >> we are, of course, talking about your show in its second season. i'm obviously a big fan but this has been such a fun journey i know because i'm home every day with -- well not every day but a lot of time with him. >> in the week in nashville then i send him home to you. >> go to your wife. >> it's actually the perfect way to do marriage is what we've decided. we share, not in that way but in the time. >> not a big love kind of way but work kind of way. >> it is. so much fun to watch you two
because you are very different than ben. i can tell you that right now. >> what? >> she's an alien from a different planet. >> so charming and so lovely. so obviously very different but you all do the most heartwarming stories but have a ton of fun, like something coming up. >> we have salsa dancing we did. we have amazing chefs all the time. one is a great salsa dancer and she did all these crazy dances. there, we're doing our thing right there. and kellie is dancing with the sexiest doctor in the world. he's "people" magazine's sexiest doctor and i am not. oh wow. that is unfortunate. >> wait. you let him wear that? >> that's a deep -- that's a naval -- i'm sorry. you're eating breakfast, i apologize, everybody. >> a lot of fun but faith hill, the executive producer, kind of your boss. that's got to be interesting? >> amazing, yeah, she's wonderful. she's wonderful. >> you never know it's faith hill because people think she walks out and doves fall from her armpits like a light around
her. she's totally normal in jeans and a t-shirt and doing things around the set. she's a friend now more than a boss at this point. >> i love to hear that. i love having both of you here because it's like -- >> you got a rose. >> like someone who understands what i'm going through, kellie. >> i know. people think we're married all the time and we go along with it. how long have you been together for and i'm like, oh, my gosh, it's so hard to separate work and love. honey, where is my shake weight? i can't find it around the house. we'll just go, go, go. i'm going to pass these out. >> actually after the show ben and my husband and i will go to dinner and i'm the third wheel. >> because they get along that well. >> thank you so much. they get along very well. check your legal listings to see where and when "pickler and ben." believe me, i know. i'm sorry. but for now let's get a check closer to home.
and, michael, now this is your problem. >> yes, it's my problem. i got to steal these two. i know you're the sharing type so i'll take your husband and kellie along with me. i don't have doves coming out of my'mng takecsere going to be on "gma day" so we got to go, people. >> coming up right here on this program the final results of our new insta-living room. stay with us. "gma" cafe sponsored by keurig, brew the love.
♪ we are back with the big results of our insta-home experiment. more people are using social media to find furniture to redecorate and revamp their homes but how does it work in real life? well, guess who is here to tell us how. hey, becky worley. >> hello. ow me.ow you on inagra you know it's perfect for cute
poses and heart hands and buying a couch. >> who knew? >> it's big now for millennials who are not afraid to create an insta-home from their social feeds so what the heck. i need a new couch. >> okay. >> reporter: this couch has survived twins, dogs and so many spills, ew. >> mommy. >> reporter: but now we need a new one. normally i'd head to a furniture store to buy a new one but then i started seeing all of these ads for furniture in my social feed. i've kind of gotten used to buying clothes online but a couch? these social savvy start-ups aren't necessarily cheaper but they thrive on style and convenience. many offer free shipping and free returns if you don't like anything about your purchase. >> it's become so convenient that the couch of your dreams is one click away. >> reporter: so i plop down on my old couch to buy a new couch. i start with burrow. they focus on a few designs and streamline the process. that's cool. i pick a sectional but in the
interest of being thorough for this story, i select three more couches to be delivered to our times square studios. one more from burrow and two from competing insta-brands, article and floyd, all provided free by the companies for this demo. >> not too bad. yeah, exactly. >> reporter: ordering a couch is big so we asked folks to seat test them. >> it's very comfy. >> i like it. >> oh, you like it? >> my feet aren't touching the floor but -- >> you like it? >> i do. i like this one. >> this is different. but it might be all right if you have a bad back or something. >> would you buy a couch off of your phone untested? >> probably not. >> would you buy a couch off of your phone? >> yes, i would. >> reporter: so overall the feel is pretty good. but back home, it's all about how things fit and look in real living rooms. do you think that rug will go with that chair? i don't know. i decide to go with a coffee table from sixpenny, lamp from
joybird, a chair from campaign and rug from revival. >> thanks to a whole host of successful start-up companies with minimal effort on your part you're getting quality that's on par with what you'd find in a traditional furniture store. [ applause ] >> the big reveal, here they are, shipped in boxes, assembled in minutes. we have jennifer and rob here trying them out. they're in the market for some furniture. >> it's like "the price is right." they're rolling them out. what do you think? >> super comfortable which is all that i really care about. >> it's easy to put together. really sturdy. >> it wasn't too hard. >> no. >> it looks fantastic. becky, if you're going to do this, you see something you like online, give us tips. what's the advice we need? >> a couple things. as you can see from these price tags, this is not cheap. these are quality pieces and they're curated. next up, you really want to think about color matching.
as we mentioned in the piece it's hard to tell if things will match so you want to read the return policies very carefully. some of them are super generous and they'll even pay for shipping back. others want you to pay for shipping and others have restocking fees so that's a real factor. and finally, we want to thank all the companies who sent these items to us for the segment. >> we certainly do. i'll test it out myself since this looks so comfy. >> what do you think? >> they did such a good job putting this together, we've got a surprise for you. you get to take it home. >> thank you so much. >> thank you. [ applause ] >> you can shop all these products on our website and tune in tomorrow when we check out insta-beds. you can buy a bed online just like this. we'll be right back. just like this.
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good morning. 8:59. abc7 mornings. plenty of fog, mike, but no rain. >> absolutely. there's just moisture hanging in the air. even a little mist out of this. san carlos and livermore, a couple hundred feet. sfo, less than a mile. you see the peninsula is thick. out and about up through noon, it's going to remain foggy. this is our last dry day with temperatures in the upper 50s to near 60 degrees. we've got a chance of rain friday through wednesday. alexis? we have a new rollover crash on the peninsula. southbound 280 south of state route 92. it sounds like a vehicle flipped several times, landed on the right shoulder. we may have injuries. we've got chp on the way. we can't see anything here on our south beach camera. we've got a crash eastbound on the bay bridge before treasure island. reggie? >> thanks. time for "live with kelly and ryan."
see you at 11:00 a.m. for "midday live." you can find us on our app and >> announcer: it's "live with kelly and ryan." today, film and broadway star, bryan cranston. and from the new film, "blackkklansman", john david washington. plus, "jan-you-ary" continues with simple food swaps for energy boosting. all next on "live" ." and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest. ♪ [cheers and applause] >> ryan: my man. hi.