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thanks for watching this morning. >> "good morning america" starts right now. good morning, america. women rule the stage at the grammys. the surprise guests. the big winners. the big no-shows. and the moment the mike was cut off. ♪ jolene jolene jolene jolene plus, dolly and miley bringing down the house. >> oh, child. >> and cardi b making history. we are right there for music's biggest night. also this morning, new concerns about another government shutdown as border security talks break down. wicked storms coast to coast. seattle slammed with record snow. and parts of the midwest covered in ice. now, 37 states all the way to new england are on alert for a
big blast of winter weather. abc news exclusive. russian agent maria butina speaks out for the first time behind bars. and the never-before-seen photos of the fbi raid on her home. rabies alert. the urgent new warning from health officials to fans in the stands when bats took over an nba court. ♪ working 9 to 5 and all that as music's biggest stars rocked the stage long after 9 to 5. what they're telling us here on "gma." >> good morning, america. ♪ and they never give you credit ♪ good morning, america. so many powerful women on that stage last night. >> that's right. >> oh, yeah. it was a big night at the grammys last night. it was a big night for cardi b. she made history as the first solo woman to take home the best rap album. always fun to watch her perform. >> that's t.j. holmes' bff, you know that, right?
she performed her hit song "money" and she showed "black panther" a little love right there. oh, did she lose her necklace? >> she lost her necklace. >> that's all right. she was just one of the women who owned the stage last night. our own adrienne bankert was there for it all. she's up bright and early this morning. adrienne, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to all of you. yes, an electrifying show hailing back to the days of motown with a 15-time grammy award-winning host who doubled as a performer. cheerily, the biggest message was that women rock. former first lady michelle obama kicking off the grammys with a surprise app jennifer lopez and host alicia keys. >> whether we like country, or rap, or rock, music helps us share ourselves. our dignity and sorrows. our hopes and joys. it allows us to hear one
another, to invite each other in. music shows us that all of it matters. every story within every voice, every note within every song. is that right, ladies? >> yes. >> yes. >> reporter: that moment setting the stage for a night of powerful women. cardi b making history, becoming the first female solo artist to win best rap album. >> i'm sorry. i just -- i just -- ooh, the nerves are so bad. ♪ havana ooh nana >> reporter: camila cabello lighting up the grammys stage featuring a host of artists including ricky martin and a headline-grabbing political statement. build bridges, not walls. lady gaga took home three awards before a rousing performance of "shallow." the most tweeted about performance of the night. ♪ i'm on the deep end watch as i dive in ♪ ♪ i never meet the ground >> reporter: and alicia keys belting out hits while switching
between two pianos. ♪ new york, new york, new york ♪ when it rains it pours ♪ but you didn't even notice >> reporter: but the moment of the night belonged to country music's kacey musgraves winning album of the year on top of three other grammys including best country album. ♪ jolene jolene jolene jolene >> reporter: the night filled with soaring tributes to music's barrier-breaking women. the incomparable dolly parton performing with goddaughter miley cyrus before being joined by a parade of stars. ♪ working 9 to 5 what a way to make a living ♪ >> reporter: the beloved diana ross introduced by her adorable 9-year-old grandson. >> please welcome, my grandmommy, diana ross. >> reporter: the timeless singer resplendent in red serenading
some in the audience. ♪ he's down remember his shoes could be your feet ♪ >> reporter: and a moving tribute to the queen of soul, aretha franklin, featured yolanda adams, fantasia, and andra day with a stirring rendition of "natural woman." ♪ woman >> reporter: wow. all the feels. there were times in the show where it felt like a flashback. others where it felt like a revolution. and some notes for you. icon quincy jones added a 28th grammy to his resume. he has more than any living artist. guys? >> all right. we'll get back to you in a bit. such a special night all the way around. thank you. >> i got chills. >> yeah, let's watch it again. >> kind of like that. but we're going to go from music to mayhem with the latest
out of virginia. governor ralph northam is speaking out about the political chaos that has gripped his state and about his own political future. chief national affairs correspondent tom llamas is here with more. good morning, tom. >> reporter: michael, good morning to you. governor northam is reportedly reading "roots." he plans on having conversations about race throughout the state and isn't going anywhere. as he attempts his first steps into asking for forgiveness, already a slight stumble. this morning, virginia's governor ralph northam breaking his silence, refusing calls to resign but admitting he thought about leaving office. >> yes, i have thought about resigning. but i have also thought about what virginia needs right now. i really think i'm in a position where i can take virginia to the next level. >> reporter: but critics say, even now in his first tv interview since his scandal rocked richmond, the governor still sounds out of touch. >> just 90 miles from here in 1619, the first indentured
servants from africa landed on our shores in old point comfort, what we call now ft. monroe and while -- >> also known as slavery. >> yes. and while we have made a lot of progress in virginia, slavery has ended. schools have been desegregated. we have ended the jim crow laws, easier access to voting. it is abundantly clear we have a lot of work to do. >> reporter: his problems started with this racist photo from his medical school yearbook page. northam claims he's neither of those two men but did admit to appearing once in blackface. complicating matters, shortly after northam's admission, virginia's lieutenant governor, justin fairfax, now accused by two women of sexual assault, which he denies. political science professor vanessa tyson said fairfax forced her to perform a sex act in 2004. meredith watson says fairfax sexually assaulted her while
both were students at duke university in 2000. >> i don't think he'll have any other option but to resign if they turn out to be true. >> reporter: both women say they'll testify if there is an impeachment hearing. fairfax is denying the accusations saying both encounters were consensual. he's calling on the fbi to investigate. guys, this morning there's a new development. there was a delegate who called for impeachment. he was going to introduce articles of impeachment this morning. he has gone back and announced after hearing feedback from his colleagues, he's not going to do that. he's reversed course. a lot of colleagues want investigations first. >> those results will be brought to them later. we're going to go to washington now and the looming prospect of another government shutdown. congress has until midnight friday to strike a deal, but talke ent sig again he might go around congress by declaring a national emergency to build his border wall. our senior congressional correspondent mary bruce has the latest. good morning, mary. >> reporter: good morning, george.
negotiators had hoped to announce a deal today. the two sides are further apart this morning than they were last week. and the big sticking point isn't just the wall. democrats are now demanding to limit the number of beds at detention centers. they're hoping to force the white house to focus on detaining undocumented immigrants with criminal records instead of otherwise law-abiding immigrants. the president says the democrats are acting irrationally and the top republican negotiator in the senate is putting the odds of a deal at just 50/50. so what comes next? the president has three options. one, he can agree to another short-term fix. two, he can declare that national emergency and go around congress. many republicans are warning against that move. or three, he could shut down the government again. the white house is not ruling that out. >> there is no appetite on capitol hill for a shutdown right now. the other thing the president is doing is going to el paso tonight, trying to make a case for the wall. not clear it will help. >> reporter: yeah, the president will be in the border city of el
paso outlining his case for the wall. george, he's been using that city as an example of his exaggerated claim that the wall would dramatically reduce crime. just while the president is speaking in el paso, one on his potential 2020 rivals will also be speaking out in the city, former texas congressman beto o'rourke. he will be making his case against the president's wall. >> beto o'rourke has not yet joined the race for the white house, but two new democrats got in the race over the weekend. minnesota senator amy klobuchar braved the cold and snow on sunday. massachusetts senator elizabeth warren had her official launch on saturday. our senior national correspondent terry moran is with us. the president didn't stop his attacks on warren on saturday. >> reporter: no, he did not. two presidential hopefuls, two more attacks from president trump. get used to it. we have a long way to go now. senator elizabeth warren of massachusetts making her announcement in the old mill
town of lawrence, massachusetts, promising big structural change on behalf of the middle class. she also went after president trump and his administration, calling it the most corrupt in living history. so, of course, given their feud, that required a response from the president, apparently. he tweeted, will she run as our first native american presidential candidate, or has she decided after 32 years, this is not playing so well anymore? see you on the trail, liz. mocking her claims of having native american heritage. and some people saying that trail, all caps, a possible reference to the trail of tears. the forcible relocation of thousands of american indians. was the president joking about that? some say he doesn't know enough history to say that. >> it wasn't that subtle there. meantime, senator klobuchar. another woman. another democrat, offering a contrast to senator warren. >> she does. she's now the fifth woman in the race, senator amy klobuchar. she's won three big blowout races in minnesota and taken a lot of farm counties, rural
areas and other strongholds. she's a moderate. she is a pragmatic person in the senate. that apparently also required a tweeted response from the president. he came out against her. he said amy klobuchar announced she's running for president. talking proudly of fighting global warming while standing in a virtual blizzard of snow, ice, freezing temperatures. bad timing. by the end of her speech, she looked like a snowman. the president does this a lot, confuses weather with climate, and points to a place where it might be snowing that there's no global climate change. that is not evidence, as scientists will tell you. george. >> thank you, terry. we'll get a response from senator klobuchar in our next hour. she's going to join us live for an exclusive interview. michael. >> thank you, george. and now to those dangerous storms that are coast to coast. and parts of the midwest are facing dangeusrd s 37 states are on alert stretching all the way to the northeast. ginger is tracking it all this morning. good morning, ginger.
>> good morning, michael. we're talking about so much snow that you're shutting down ski resorts. they can't even handle it. places in the sierras that had ten feet last weekend got another three more. you go to wisconsin. you shut down major highways like interstate 94. winter chaos across the nation. washington state buried with up to 20 inches of snow. seattle seeing its snowiest february ever, more than 14 inches of snow in just days and more to come. the powder burying the roads. >> oh. >> reporter: this farmer using his tractor to pull state police out of a drift near walla walla. drivers struggling in portland, oregon, after nearly five inches of snow set a daily record. this suv pinned by a tanker on an icy bridge. the storm taking down a power line in sonora, california. a narrow miss before it bursts into flames. in wisconsin, a 20-car collision shutting down highway 51. seven injured after a horrific 40-vehicle pileup on interstate
94 near eau claire. nearly 280 crashes reported in just seven hours in indiana. more than 110 in missouri. two teenage girls killed after crashing into a semi-truck on a snowy highway in pennsylvania. some going on day 14 with no school and you're saying, we have to get away. we have to do hawaii. i have bad news. hawaii also getting hit with a big winter pacific storm. power lines down. looking for waves up to 60 feet. you're not safe in a lot of places. we've got another hit of winter coming. so, from chicago tonight to right here in new york city and philadelphia tomorrow morning, washington, d.c., we could start as snow. come over here for the headlines with me. i want to really point out what is going to happen. starts as snow for both new york and philadelphia but changes to rain. even if you see accumulation tomorrow morning, it will switch to rain. chicago, you'll get that icy mix. all right, robin. >> thank you, ginger. now to the new warning for
nba fans about rabies. health officials in indiana are nowi issuing an alert for anyone who may have come into contact with the bats that took over the court at the pacers game last week. >> look at the video. this was a pacers-clippers game just from last thursday. it was interrupted twice because of a bat that got down there on the court. the health officials there in the state of indiana are saying if you were at this game and came in contact with this bat, we need you to get hold of us or a health official because of the potential for rabies. the bat is gone. so it can't be t they just want to test to make sure. we've seen this at several games over the years. we saw it over the last couple of weeks at two spurs games. take you to the first one. several bats got down and were flying around. then the next game, they made light of it. the coyote, the mascot there for the spurs, dressed as batman, went and racked down the bat. but this was manu ginobili. do not do that ever. he picked the bat up and tossed it to the side.
he had to get a rabies vaccination. we look at this and the mascot was making light. rabies is deadly to humans. >> can you get it even if you're not bit? >> health officials say, bare skin, they just want to be careful. usually, it's a bite. but they're warning folks in indiana. if you come in contact, we don't want to take any chances here with this. >> better safe than sorry. >> folks, this is deadly to humans. they make light of it. this is a deadly disease we're talking about. >> it is. thank you, t.j. >> wow, ginobili. wow. we're going from basketball to one of the greatest skiers of all time who is retiring. lindsey vonn, she leaves the sport in style running the last race of her storied career at the world championships in sweden taking home the bronze medal in the downhill. lindsey's the first american woman to win olympic gold in the downhill saying she's retiring because of knee injuries. she was able to shake off the pain for one last great run before heading off into retirement. i've been friends with her for a
long time. i got to say, as great as she was on the slopes, even better as a human being. so, lindsey, congratulations. enjoy retireme let's go back to ginger. you have more snow coming to the west? >> as if they need more. a lot of skiers and snowboarders were happy until this happened. the chair lift covered. they had to shut down in places. that's how much snow we're talking about. so, there are now 12 feet or so in the last week and a half. it's a lot. these are pictures out of lake tahoe, california. squaw was closed for a time. they'll be happy when it's open. i want to point out how many states in warnings and advisories from seattle to boston and maine. we're going to watch the storm come through. i timed it out for you quickly. but chicago gets it tonight. that's the icy mix. if you have flights out of there tonight or tomorrow morning, watch out. ill be rain mostly from washington, d.c., to the south. your local weather in 30 seconds.
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wisconsin, to michigan. people have been complaining saying, we just don't know what to do with our school days off because of the snow and ice. that's actually ice on a back deck. they did not flood that. she is actually ice-skating on her back deck in michigan. they're getting creative. you have to use the winter weather. >> i have a solution. they can bring one to new york. my daughter harper has been lobbying for a snow day tomorrow. >> she may get her wish, right? >> she'll get close. i don't know. sorry. >> thank you, ginger. coming up, we have that new twist in the battle between jeff bezos and "the national enquirer" and the hunt for the person who leaked those private text messages. and an abc news exclusive. russian agent maria butina speaking out from behind bars. plus, why some of music's biggest stars skipped the grammys. stay right there. we'll be back. plus, why some of music's biggest stars skipped the grammys. stay right there. we'll be back. we'll be back. it makes any house a coffee house. rinsky's coffee house is open! pop that in for a coffee or brew a shot and froth fresh milk for a latte or cappuccino.
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good morning. we have some frosty neighborhoods this morning. look at danville and livermore, 32. napa, 29. clear lake, 31. san francisco, 44. the mildest. a random shower is possible today for your commute. mass transit, colder this morning. and watch out for those random showers if you're out on the waters. you can see they're going to be mainly across the north bay. that's going to be our best chance. i am tracking an atmospheric river with heavy rain and damaging winds wednesday and thursday. jessica? >> thank you, mike. next on "gma," the battle between jeff bay zoezos and "th national enquirer." meanwhile, another update here
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the border city of el paso for a campaign rally tonight. former texas rep beto o'rourke will hold his own rally. at the same time, opposing the also right now, 37 states on alert for snow, wos here in new york city tomorrow. i don't think that will close the schools. >> not quite enough for a snow day. we move on to the blackmail allegations from amazon founder jeff bezos targeting "the national enquirer." investigators have zeroed in on the leaker of the private text messages to his girlfriend lauren sanchez. "the national enquirer" denies engaging in extortion. >> reporter: good morning, george. bezos fighting back. after "the enquirer" published his private text messages. saying, they threatened to release embarrassing photos, as well. now, one big question. where did those come from? the hunt is on for the person responsible for leaking text
messages to "the national enquirer" between the world's richest man, jeff bezos, the founder of amazon and then-married father of four, and his reported girlfriend, lauren sanchez. >> the story was given to "the national enquirer" by a reliable source. it was a source that was well-known to both mr. bezos and miss sanchez. >> reporter: according to the daily beast, one possible source of the leaked text, sanchez's brother, michael. a vocal supporter of president trump. >> was it michael sanchez? >> i can't discuss who the source was. >> reporter: bezos claims "the national enquirer" and its parent company, ami, threatened to release texts and photos between bezos and sanchez. and released a statement that it was not politically motivated.
david picker's attorney exclusively denying the allegations to george this week. >> jeff bezos says extortion, blackmail. >> it absolutely is not extortion and blackmail. >> reporter: hours after the billionaire's post, journalist ronan farrow tweeted while he was looking into "the national enquirer's" relationship with president trump, ami urged him to stop digging, or we'll ruin you, which he says he did not. actor terry crews claims that after opening up on "gma" after being allegedly sexually assaulted by a high-level hollywood agent -- >> let me tell you, i have never felt more emasculated. >> reporter: -- another ami publication threatened to run a false story about him involving prostitutes. that story never ran. >> this seems like a pattern of practice according to those journalists. >> i have never heard of those allegations. i am not aware of any attempt by employees of ami to blackmail or
to commit any crime at all. >> reporter: and along those same lines, ami has insisted all along that they have operated lawfully and in good faith. but clearly, this investigation is far from over. >> not even close. okay, amy. we're here with larry hackett. managing partner of 10/10 media. they all but named michael sanchez yesterday. brother of lauren sanchez, vocal trump supporter. he told "the washington post" that trump was hoping "the enquirer" would do a political takedown. >> what he also said yesterday it was a long-time source of "the enquirer." someone that bezos and lauren knew. if sanchez is the friend of roger stone and carter page, i don't know how you can rule out the political angle here. >> "the enquirer" seems so intent on really knoing down this idea that they had political motivation.
>> that is what's so unusual. every story. there's a negotiation with a source, particularly if it's a sensitive story they don't want. don't run that picture. what's unusual here is that they're the ones who seem to be the aggressor. they went to bezos and said, if you don't stop talking, your people don't stop talking, we're going to come after you. >> and they laid out all the photos. >> and laid out the photos. usually, they'll say, we have the photos. and the person says, here's what i'll give you. they seem to be desperate to have this political element removed from the story. which is not happening. >> which is why it's not done yet. robin? now to the abc news exclusive. those never-before-heard audiotapes of admitted russian agent maria butina speaking out from behind bars. kyra phillips is in alexandria, virginia, and she has all those details. good morning, kyra. >> reporter: good morning, robin. her arrest made international headlines.
maria butina, a russian national, painted as a femme fatale. i met with her a couple of times for off the record meetings. now, on the record, you'll hear her in her own words as she says, quote, truth is my best defender. >> it's very hard. it's just so much pain. for the family. >> reporter: you're listening to the voice of maria butina. the gun-loving graduate student and russian national accused of courting conservative elite and power players in the nra on behalf of the kremlin. >> i care about my reputation. >> reporter: this morning, we're hearing the 30-year-old speak for the first time since her july arrest, defending herself against allegations she was working as a covert foreign agent. >> if i would be a russian spy, you would never see me in public. i mean, i would be the most unseen person on earth.
>> reporter: butina recording this duet with an nra insider after they became romantically involved. spent time with author and journalist jim bamford during the last months of her freedom. bamford recording their conversations for a piece in "the new republic". titled "the spy who wasn't." >> we had a number of long interviews. at one time, she never showed up. the next day, she apologized. she said the fbi had raided her apartment. pounding on the door? did they yell fbi? >> yeah, yeah. i was completely shocked. so the -- they pushed me in. i'm wearing an apron. >> reporter: bamford sharing these never-before-seen photos taken in the aftermath of the raid. >> me, baking banana bread. that was the picture. >> she was really -- frightened by it all. >> reporter: after butina was arrested, her conversations with bamford continued from behind
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we're back now with the grammys. lots of powerful moments on the stage last night. but some of the biggest statements came from those who skipped the show. we're going to go back to adrienne bankert in l.a. with more. >> the most infamous? ariana grande, who won for best pop vocal album last night. but she, like many, chose not to be there.ly move ♪
>> reporter: the 61st annual grammys lit with scene-stealing performances. ♪ this is the way you make me feel ♪ >> reporter: but the show also made headlines for who wasn't there. a-listers. ariana grande pulling out of the show after disagreements with the show's producer. she wasn't there to accept her first grammy. but posted this photo of herself in the dress she would have worn. ♪ this is america >> reporter: childish gambino, aka, donald glover, making history. "this is america" becoming the first rap song to win best record trophies. he reportedly declined his invitation to perform. >> god's plan! >> reporter: drake wasn't expected to show up, but he did, and took home the award for the best rap song for his song, "god's plan." but many viewers were upset that his powerful speech appeared to be cut off. >> if there's people who have regular jobs who are coming out in the rain, in the snow,
spending their hard-earned money to buy tickets to come to your shows, you don't need this. [ cheers and applause ] but -- ♪ >> reporter: an academy spokesperson said they offered drake a moment to finish his speech after they thought he was finished, but he declined. ah, live television. some artists did not prioritize the show in consideration of other projects. donald glover is on his "this is america" tour. even though some swifties called for a boycott of the show, she's in london working and attended the baftas, as did bradley cooper to accept his award for best original music for "a star is born." guys. >> you were there. how was it? >> it was insane. it was a 4 1/2-hour-long red carpet. we saw so much fashion. amazing musicians. just meeting dolly parton made my day. >> oh, wonderful. you looked beautiful. as you do this morning. >> thank you. coming up, the battle brewing between the fiji water girl and the company that made
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the fiji water girl is being sued for, and i quote, biting the hand that feeds her. she's the model who launched 1,000 memes. kelly steinbach, the fiji water girl. she posed with bottles of water behind every star she could find. her instant internet fame even landed her an appearance in late night. >> are you the actual girl from last night? >> that's me. >> reporter: but now, fiji says her 15 minutes are up. they filed a lawsuit against steinbach. in their suit, fiji accuse her of trying to capitalize on her fleeting 15 minutes of internet fame and extort fiji because she wanted a better deal than the original $90,000 she had accepted. the company's lawsuit is a countersuit to one that she sued fiji and its parent company, saying the company was trying to capitalize on her
overnight fame. use her likeness without her permission to create "worldwide cardboard cutout marketing campaign." all right. experts tell you that the marketing that fiji got off of that was about $12 million worth of free advertising. but it's going to come down to, was a deal in place? was it not? who agreed to what? fiji wants money from her. they filed for damages. >> this whole drama is making me thirsty. remember "seinfeld." >> i love that. i wondered if you were going with that. >> hey, hey, hey. help you out, t.j. >> i didn't need that help, man. >> thank you, t.j. we always appreciate you. coming up, we have the royal family drama. the letter duchess meghan's father said she wrote him is now revealed.
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it's 8:00 a.m. the grammys make history. cardi b with a landmark win, in tears on stage. >> oh, my goodness. >> women dominating music's biggest night. from that surprisfrom that appearance by michelle obama to duets with dolly and miley. diana ross and a show-stopping performance. we're on the red carpet with acusaves and k-pop group bts. we're live from l.a. this morning. wicked storms coast to coast. seattle slammed with record snow. parts of the midwest covered in ice. 37 states under snow, flood, and cold alerts. only on "gma," democratic senator amy klobuchar here live,
in her very first interview since announcing her 2020 run for president. meghan markle's father revealing the emotional letter the duchess sent him after marrying prince harry last may, saying he broke her heart in a million pieces. why he's calling it a dagger to the heart. happy birthday, jennifer aniston. the star turned 50 with a star-studded bash in l.a. over the weekend. the famous friends in attendance. and even brad pitt showing up. and behind the scenes at the from the red carpet to those moments ariana grande showed off her dress and she wasn't even there. what bts revealed to us before they headed on stage and the backstreet boys with the secret to success right now. look who is saying -- >> good morning, america. >> get up. i'm up. >> hey michael. i'm up.
and getting up this monday you s morning. big night at the grammys. big night for kevin durant, as well. he'll join us live a little bit later for how he's attempting a slam dunk off the court and all that he's doing. >> can't wait to hear about that. a big night across the pond at the bafta awards. they're considered the british oscars and a preview of who could take home oscar gold. both bradley cooper and taylor swift were there. we have much more on that ahead. >> they're always a good indicator. >> a lot of news to get to, as well starting with virginia governor ralph northam. political chaos gripping his state. want to bring back tom llamas. good morning, tom. >> reporter: george, good morning again to you. governor ralph northam says virginia needs a healer, and as a former pediatrician, he's the man to do it. new anger over comments he made in an interview over the weekend. this morning, virginia's
governor, ralph northam, breaking his silence, refusing calls to resign but admitting he thought about leaving office. >> yes, i have thought about resigning. but i have also thought about what virginia needs right now. and i really think that i'm in a position where i can take virginia to the next level. >> reporter: critics say, even now in his first tv interview since his scandal rocked richmond, the governor still sounds out of touch. >> just 90 miles from here, in 1619, the first indentured servants from africa landed on our shores in old point comfort, what we call now ft. monroe. and while -- >> also known as slavery. >> yes. >> reporter: his problems started with this racist photo from his medical school yearbook page. northam claims he's niethd of those two men but did admit to appearing once in blackface. complicating matters, shortly after northam's admission, virginia's lieutenant governor,
justin fairfax, now accused by two women of sexual assault, which he denies. >> if this is true, i think he will have no choice but to resign. >> reporter: fairfax said both encounters were consensual. he's denying all allegations of sexual assault. calling on the fbi to investigate. also this morning, the delegate set to file articles of impeachment says he's holding after off this morning after hearing from other delegates. >> thank you, tom. >> for from over. now to the dangerous storms on the move. 37 states are now on alert for snow, flooding and frigid cold stretching from the west all the way to the northeast. and ginger, wisconsin was really hit hard. lots of accidents including one that shut down an interstate. >> yeah, i have pictures from interstate 94. it's littered with cars. a 40-car pileup. there were injuries there. we're looking at seattle, washington.
aerials that came out over the weekend, they have now had their snowiest february on record, 14.1 inches. a lot of that happened within a week. and more snow to come. the same energy, the rounds of storm have come together. we have this low pressure system that's going to give ice and a mix to chicago tonight, to detroit. it's all along this warm front that's going to lift through. tomorrow morning, 7:00 a.m. new york city can pick up a couple of inches of snow before it turns to a sleet and freezing rain and eventually all rain. when you get snow, a lot of places from philadelphia to new york city, even boston, it then transitions over to rain. just keep that in mind. if you want to get away from all of the winter and go to hawaii? uh. fortunely, 40 to 60-foot waves. >> i would still like to go to hawaii though. i'm up for going to hawaii any time. >> thank you, ginger.
coming up, duchess meghan's letter that she wrote to her dad. and the backstreet boys. what they said about the secret to their success. and the queen has arrived. queen cercy, lena heady is here from "game of thrones." and a great audience, as well. we'll be right back. thrones." and a great audience as well. we'll be right back. ♪"human sacrifice" by childish gambino♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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>> thank you very much. tomorrow -- tomorrow, the breakout k-pop group black pink will be here performing live. it will be their first u.s. morning television debut. we cannot wait for that. we can't wait for "pop news" right now with janai. [ cheers and applause ] >> time for "pop news." happy monday, everybody. we are starting with a star-studded birthday bash for jennifer aniston. can you believe she's 50? >> wow. >> of course she doesn't look it. she celebrated at the sunset tower in l.a. on saturday. there she is front and center in the photo booth with courteney cox, katy perry, orlando bloom. other friends. and here are more pictures. her with kate hudson. this adorable gif. happy birthday to jennifer aniston, our ray of sunshine. example of a perpetual goodness. we love you so much and you make 50 look fire emoji. >> certainly does. >> this was a star-studded event. also in attendance, reese
witherspoon, george and amal clooney. and how about this blast from the past, brad pitt. reports say after debating with her closest friends, aniston decided to invite her former husband. >> nice. >> but she wanted people who have been instrumental in her life. >> absolutely. a celebration of her life. >> she doesn't look at her >> she says she doesn't look at her divorce as failure. they're successful. [ applause ] to the 2019 british academy and film and television arts awards, or the baftas, celebrated in london on sunday. it's like the british version of the oscars. prince william and princess kate set the tone. kate in this gorgeous mcqueen gown. inside the big winner of the night was "the favourite" with seven awards.
another winner, rami malek for "bohemian rhapsody". alfonso peron took home the top award for best director and best film for "roma." meanwhile, bradley cooper was there across the pond where his film, "a star is born," was nominated for seven awards. he wasn't the only one. taylor swift, who is rarely photographed with her boyfriend here, joe alwyn, but she was there at the baftas with him, who stars in "the favourite." [ applause ] and finally this is a good way to start a monday. disney released the new trailer for the live action "aladdin" during the grammys. the highlights, check this out. we get to see will smith all decked out in blue as the genie for the first time. take a look. ♪ >> you really don't know who i am? genie? wishes? lamp? none of that ringing a bell? [ cheers and applause ]
>> looks like he's bulked up some. >> i know. >> a different kind of genie. >> it's been 27 years since the first animated "aladdin." now smith taking on the famous role by robin williams as the all-powerful genie. someone posted on twitter where will smith also shared that writing, glad they filled robin williams' shoes very well. this gonna be lit. it will be. it hits theaters on may 24th so something to look forward to. [ applause ] now to our "gma" cover story. a revelation from meghan markle's father. he's released the personal letter she wrote him after marrying prince harry which says her heart has been broken into a million pieces. eva pilgrim here with the details. >> reporter: more drama with meghan and her dad. just when you think it is going to calm down and there could be a chance of reconciliation, something else comes out. this morning, new private moments between duchess meghan and her estranged father now public.
thomas markle giving "the mail a on sunday" a heart wrenching letter written by his daughter. after markle had given ill-advised interviews in which he had been critical of both meghan and harry. in extracts of the letter meghan reportedly wrote her father, your actions have broken my heart into a million little pieces. >> while the purpose of meghan's letter was very much to repair the relationship with her father, she knew in her heart of hearts that this was going to be released to the papers. thomas has a record of this. this is exactly the man she knows. so many of the things in the letter were written with the public in mind. she very much wanted to set the record straight. >> reporter: the duchess pleaded with her father, if you love me as you tell the press you do, please stop lying. please stop creating so much pain. please stop exploiting my relationship with my husband. markle telling "the mail on
sunday" he wanted the letter published now in order to set the record straight after meghan's inner circle mentioned it in a "people" magazine interview defending the duchess. interview. one of the friends saying, the duchess reached out to her father after the wedding and attempted to mend the rift. i'm so heartbroken. i love you. i have one father. please stop victimizing me through the media so we can repair our relationship. thomas markle said the letter was not so conciliatory, saying, i thought it would be an olive branch. instead, it was a dagger to the heart. he said he felt like it was a final farewell from his daughter who has not returned his call since. >> the letter being out there puts the story with her father very much in the past and she's focused on the present. >> reporter: this was meghan's last known communication with her father. the two have not spoken since the wedding and she's pregnant. so much has happened in her life. he's missing all of the moments. >> sad to see this played out publicly. thank you so much, eva. sglfrjt
we're going to go now with more on the grammys. adrienne bankert and our cameras were there on the carpet with the nominees and the big winners. hey, adrienne. >> reporter: hey, michael. the fashion. the larger-than-life performances. those we talked to believed they won just for being nominated. those taking home a trophy, it was a dream come true. music's biggest night sparked some of the night's most sizzling and surprising fashion. with cardi b in a piece from designer terry muggler. drawing comparisons to venus and "the little mermaid's" ursula. katy perry in pink making fun of the memes by postinghem on her instagram. and j. lo rocking this hat. posing with lady gaga. it was a red carpet to remember. our cameras were there. we had a one-on-one with kasey musgraves just after she won the
best country song. >> that's so wild to me because i just feel like when all of this goes away, like it's all about the songs. it all started because of songs. i wouldn't have anything without songs. >> reporter: she took home four grammys, including album of the year. >> this is it! oh, my gosh! all right, i'm excited. >> the grammy goes to -- "golden hour," kacey musgraves. >> reporter: the most tweeted moment of the night is when k-pop supergroup bts took the stage for the first time to present best r&b album, telling me this on the red carpet -- >> i mean, it's the first time ever to present an award for us. we never presented an award. our first presenting is grammys. you know that feeling? imagine it. >> reporter: the k-pop group and most popular boy band in the world caught multiple times singing along with miley cyrus and dolly parton.im just because you can ♪ >> reporter: brothers osbourne telling me on the red carpet how
everyone here feels about dolly. >> gotta see dolly. i mean, you know, i always think the best artists are really genre-less. around and she is. she fits in the category of country music. but who doesn't think dolly parton is cool? everyone loves dolly. >> i want to be dolly. >> reporter: and the always cool backstreet boys nominated for the eighth time. awards but with the number one album right now we would say they're winning. >> what's the secret? you never left. but you resurged and became this force. it's unstoppable. >> perseverance. perseverance. working hard. not giving up. >> chemistry. passion. we love what we do. >> a love for one another, as well. and our fans. >> reporter: that's why we love they have so much love. it was so awesome talking to the artists just as they had won.
shoutout to florida georgia line. they didn't win best country duo. their friends dan & shea did. they're all going on tour together. they call it a win-win. >> you said you wanted to be dolly parton. i wanted to be you. looked like you were having a great time. >> living my best life. thank you, michael. >> great job. i'm throwing it to ginger. i'm catching it from you, michael. a little twist on "bachelor" monday. this one from longview, texas. our "gma" moment is all about adoption. >> he's ready to meet the contestants. a self-proclaimed heartbreaker, she's ready to meet her true match. sisters from birth and friends by choice, these two are always arguing over the latest fashion. >> we thought that was so cute. so they made a little "bachelor" episode themselves so they can get the cats and dogs adopted. thank you so much for good monday morning. i'm mike nicco.
partly cloudy, random light shower possible today. fog forms in o valleys, cool tomorrow morning, and the potential atmospheric river for wednesday d t bel id to upper 30s inland. my seven-day forecast, a moderate storm for wednesday and thursday. ar you were doing the wave. we were doing the wave here in the studio and it's appropriate. oh, you really were doing it. we're going to nba superstar kevin durant. he not only stands tall on the are court, he's also reaching new heights off the court as a philanthropist and media mogul, giving us an exclusive sneak peek of his brand new show, "the boardroom." he's joining us from san francisco. [ applause ]
what's up? you're up bright and early. dropped 39 in the victory over the heat. loved seeing that for you and the golden state warriors. you have won back-to-back nba titles. you have won back-to-back nba mvp awards. how are you feeling, kevin, about the prospects of a three-peat? >> it feels good. i'm excited about chasing the journey. it's been a great ride so far with my teammates this year. hopefully, we finish it off. >> you have so much fun, you and your team. i remember last year, when you won it all and you all were dancing. you had michael jackson moves that you were doing on the court with your teammates. now, set the record straight.u o thinit doesn look --oks like its.at? >> i guess the spirit moved me a little bit. >> you were busting some moves there. let's talk about the brand-new show.
i want to show everybody the new espn, the magazine, because it is talking about your great new show. we're showing it on the jumbotron. it's called "the board room." players, what they do off the court. i want to talk about that in a moment. first, i want to show a clip. >> you're going to inspire so many people because you're the 27th pick. a lot of people can't do what you do. you came into los angeles. your second year you're playing with the biggest star in sports. you had a great rookie year. you can parlay that into a shoe deal. >> everything. >> everything. >> you're talking to kyle there. why is it important to show this side of -- of athletes off the court, kevin? >> i feel like a lot of athletes are doing great things off the playing field and i think it should be recognized. and, i feel like, you know, so many different brands have turned into huge businesses. and, i just want to give the fans an inside look. >> you're doing that brilliantly with this espn plus show that you have on.
you are a fine example of what you have been able to do off the court. i had the privilege of spending time with mama durant, your beautiful mother. she was on our show and i did the podcast with her as well and she had high expectations for you which you have really set. and you are doing that now for others where you grew up, kids where you grew up. tell us about the new college track at the durant center. >> it's the program that will help kids from starting from ninth grade trying to get into college. and helping them finish their four years in college, as well. try to see them through the process. this is the first program of its kind back at home. i'm excited to see where it goes. >> what has helped you get to where you are right now, kevin? >> my mom instilled a lot of good qualities in me as a kid. i had chores before i could go
play ball. it taught me work ethic, discipline and prioritizing. i think that helped me up until today. >> now you're playing in your tenth nba all-star game. can you believe? [ applause ] i mean, ten all star games. lebron had the top pick. and he picked you. steph was the second pick. so you and steph curry are going to be on opposite sides of the court. how is that going to be for you? >> oh, i can't wait. i'm excited. talk a lot of trash to him. because we got a great team. so hopefully we go out there and get a "w." >> oh, okay. okay. we're going to look for the trash talk. hey, kevin, thank you so much. sorry about the earpiece. it keeps popping out. you're such a big man. we don't have a big enough peer -- earpiece for you. you handle it like a pro, kevin. you got it. you got it. congratulations on the season you have had so far and for the new show.
thank you, kevin. and you can stream -- you can stream "the boardroom" now on the espn plus app. coming up, "game of thrones" star lena heady is here live. "game of thrones" star lena heady is here live. next week, if you're the world's top dog and you just want best in show, what t are you going to do? you're going to next week, if you're the world's top dog and you just want best in show, what are you going to do? you're going to "gma," of course. plus, tim tebow, black pink, and avril lavigne, all live this week only on "gma."
good morning. i'm reggie aqui. it's 8:27. a police chase in the east bay ended when the suspect crashed into an antioch home overnight. this happened just before midnight on golden bear drive near hillcrest avenue. the homeowner said he was sleeping at the time he heard a loud boom. the truck was reportedly being chased by police and no one inside the home got hurt. hopefully a little calmer than that on the roadways. >> yeah, but we have some issues.t, southbound 101 just before state route 92, east 3rd avenue. multicar crash has cleared. some residual delays in both directions. a disabled vehicle really slowing you down here, southbound 880 around state route 84. that's blocking the center lane. >>
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about 30 minutes and always on our news app and abc7news.com. [ cheers and applause ] welcome back to the show, everybody. we're very excited for our next guest. you know her as the fierce queen searcy. he's about to return to the final season of "game of thrones." she's ruling the wrestling ring in the new film, "fighting with my family" please welcome, lena heady. [ cheers and applause ] >> how are you? hi, hi, hi. how are you? how are you? newow are you?you? >> welcome.
>> welcome. >> intimate. see you. we really are excited to see you. >> aw, thank you, guys. >> can you believe that you're in the home stretch? "game of thrones" is about to end. [ audience aws ] it is. you didn't know? >> yeah, i know it's the end. it's the eighth season. which is bonkers. >> bittersweet for you? >> i mean, i'm really, i feel totally chufed to have been -- do i need the translate that? [ laughter ] it means really happy. to have been part of something like that. d, um, i think everyone is ready to kind of do new stuff. but i think until it's over over, i won't know how i really feel. >> you still find time to travel. we follow you on instagram. and love all your travels.
there was a last one, did you see this one that she had captioned, still got half the desert up my schnoz. what was that about? chlt i was actually directing a commercial. out in south africa. and, it was so dusty that we kind of wrapped our faces. i did manage to be like -- ew. i'm oversharing. >> new stuff. the new movie, "fighting with my family." do you know anything about wrestling before this all started? >> no. i grew up with british wrestling, which was literally like giant overweight guys in unitards putting down pints of beer and their cigarettes and just sort of body-slamming each other. that was my aki you can't avoid wwe. it's huge. the fandom is rampant. >> you want to see some?
>> i came back to the flat one night. there was guns, money on the tablg, everything. >> so there's guns and -- >> and money. >> and money, right? rnlgt i looked at him. >> the look said essentially, ricky, turn your back on crime, otherwise i'm going to turn my back on you. >> and he did. never looked back. some people find religion. we found wrestling. >> we found each other in all. >> it looks really funny. >> your character is a rm fore wrestler. did duane show you any moves? >> i didn't meet him. we kind of high-fived at sundance. that was my moment with the rock. so we just -- spared you the kiss nick too early for that. >> really? >> it's kind of gross. >> we'll take your word for it. >> being around all the wrestling, does some of it rub off? did you pick up moves you may use on --
>> my child? my son who is 9 and very tall is really stealth and often sneak-attacks me. so yeah, i'm going to put him in a head lock. >> we had breaking news last week on "game of thrones." a picture of searcy ascending and descending stairs. who is crazy about "game of thrones" here? [ cheers and applause ] that one picture sets off headlines all over. i guess you're used to it by now. but every move you make. >> i know, it's nuts. anything you post, people are like, oh, it's a piece of pizza. it's only a piece of pizza. like, that really is a piece of pizza. at sundance, they kept asking me about it. i said, i go up some stairs. i go down some stairs. >> another photo. can you help us analyze it?
any clues? so what -- hmm. we're trying to read the tea leaves here. >> i'm either looking at pizza. [ laughter ] or -- i'm thinking should i go down those stairs? >> you're good. you are good. >> well, you know -- you are good. >> i don't blame you. >> lena, you are good. you and i have a very special relationship. you know what? look at all these, okay. just -- >> okay. >> just blink once if one person dies. >> look at her. she's -- [ applause ] >> i stayed up all night working on these. and didn't get a blink. thank you for joining us. really. and we're happy you're doing other projects. h is one everybodyochk igin fam"
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i stand before you as a granddaughter of an iron other miner. as the daughter of a teacher and a newspaper man. as the first woman elected to the united states senate from the state of minnesota. [ cheers ] to announce my candidacy for president of the united states. >> there you see amy klobuchar. a very snow win day. we saw you push those words out. what does it feel like to say that? i'm running for president of the united states? >> it feels like major burden that you have to do this right. you have to get to the point where you decide, i'm going to go through this. our nation is tired of being governed by chaos. we need to be governored by opportunity. >> it will be a huge democratic
field. running for the chance to run against president trump. what do you bring to the race that no one else is offering? that only you are bringing? >> snow. i bring -- i bring a background of growing up in the heartland. i bring some grit to the race. that comes from being the granddaughter of an iron other miner and a daughter of a teacher and a nooup man and someone who has risen to the challenges every time i get a job. i did that as prosecutor for eight years. i did that in the senate. the president signed in the last two years 35 of my bills that i have led or been the lead democrat on. i like to get things done. i think finally, i don't think anyone is talking enough about the challenge that are the challenges of our day. these are challenges like the digital disruption. and the changes it's making to the work force. the need for privacy laws. and no one is willing to take on the tech companies. i am. the need to do something about
prescription drugs. i guess to the state of the union -- my guest to the state of the union has a season who haed to ration his insulin because it was so expensivexpen. iptionprices.up hav we have to do something about climate change. >> the president, that caught the president's eye yesterday. you probably saw the tweet. i'm sure you saw the tweet right after you were announcing. saying you're out there faug talking about fighting global warming while standing in a blizzard of snow. bad timing. by tehe end of her speech, she looks like a snowman. snowwoman. you have your nickname. >> snowwoman? that could be so much worse. we know climate change is happening. just this last year, it was one of the fourth hottest years in the history of the world.
that's what's happening right now. we see this greenland ice sheet melting. look at the wildfires in colorado and california. where you would have a dad trying to get through a fire trying to calm his kid down in a car. that is what's happening in this country. i think we can't ignore it. what i said to him back was, when he called me a snowwoman, i would like to see how his hair would fare in a blizzard. [ cheers and applause ] >> you just answered my next question. i was going ask, you know, he posed challenges to hillary clinton. she never quite figured it out. how do you handle things like the tweets? things like being called names? >> first of all, you don't go down the rabbit hole with everything he says. you have to have your own optimistic agenda. hillary had that. it got lost in the campaign. you have to pick your battles with him. and i think you have to use some
humor, like i got to do yesterday, right away. because, you just can't take everything seriously. he's trying to get into every story that you have. if you ha you have to set your own agenda. we need to cross the river of our divides. as i stood before the snowy mississippi river. america's greatest river. we have to kros a river on our divides. walk over america's sturdy bridge to a higher ground. >> one of the raps on you is that you're a tough boss. high staff turnover in the senate. what do you think is fair about that criticism? and what have you learned from it? >> well, first of all, i love my staff. i wouldn't be where i am. and we wouldn't be able to do all that work and pass all those bills if we didn't have a great staff. i'm tough. i push people. that is true. pi poi my point is, i have high expectations for myself, for the people that work for me. and i have high expectations for
this country. >> are you ready for all the scrutiny that comes fromde gr. as you could see yesterday. not everyone would have stood out there as i look like i was getting older by the mine out. throughout my life, i have overcome adversity. whether it was my dad struggling with alcoholism his whole life. my daughter being born -- she couldn't swallow. we didn't know if she was going to live. she spent a year and half with a tube in her stomach. that's how we fed her. we just kept going. we rose to that occasion. she's now living in new york city. has her first job. great kid. >> hope you get to have lunch with her today. thanks for coming in this morning. >> thank you, george. it was great to be on. thank you so much, george. you know i was talking about hawaii even having that winter storm that's giving them 40 to 60-mile-per-hour gusts. let's check the desert.
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lies? >> you keep saying spreading lies. the only person that's lied here is you. >> you put us in a situation. now we're going to see what colton thinks. that's it. that's all we can do. >> i'm just over it. they need to go home. they have dug their own grave at this point. >> oh, so many feuds. you can see what happens tonight on "the bachelor" at 8:00, 7:00 central. hey, sara. you have a little -- probably not the same sort of high drama. but -- >> well, we do have a reunion of the cast of "all my children. ". >> oh, that will do it. >> we might make them act a little. there might be drama. it's concocted. it's still drama. up next here on "gma," we have celebrity chef marcus samuelsson. he's going to make us treats for
we're back with sweets for your sweet. i'm here are celebrity chef marcus samuelsson. with our sponsor pure leaf to create simple and delicious dishes. i see we're focused on the hibiscus. >> i'm going to give you that. >> thank you. >> so i know you can't feel it right now. but actually, spring is just around the corner, right? but -- valentine's day. >> i feel it. i swear. >> i'm going to make a couple of recipes that hopefully can make that day special for you. >> it starts with a mock tail. >> or a cocktail, right? i'm proud to partner with pure leaf and the three herbal iced teas all based around hibiscus. i have lemon juice. hibiscus ma.
we're going to dash that in. >> what is it? >> a little bit of orange bitter. and cranberry bitter. we call this val erk n-thyme, right? add in fresh herbs. >> i feel like i have the top. give it a shake? >> absolutely. absolutely. >> give us a pour. i'm going to put the thyme on top. >> beautiful. if you want gin, any -- champagne would be great, right? rnlgt make it extra bubbly. >> why not? >> that's a lot of thyme. >> i'm very we're going to make, you know valentine's day is about
chocolate. we have a little bit of strawberries. we're going to make a chocolate panicotta. here we have cream. milk. and cream. and you want to soak to make the panicotta stick, you need a little bit of gelatin sheets. we're going to soak them in water. i have sugar. milk. bring to it a boil. this is key. smell this. this is vanilla bean. this is a fresh pod. which is just for flavor. to make it taste much, much better. that is simmering here. >> for how long? >> bring it to a boil. a couple of minutes. like that. and then -- >> oh, that's the gelatin. >> that's the gelatin. >> put that right in to the chocolate. >> so it sets, right? >> and we're here. >> and now that all becomes your own heavy pudding. >> not heavy. delicious pudding. >> right. it dic pudding.
>> delicious. >> it's -- >> taste that. >> i will. >> you're so elegant. you're so elegant. >> a beautiful partner, the strawberry. >> look at the strawberries. we glazed them in honey. because it's valentine's day. all about for your honey, right? put that in. a glaze on top. >> we have one more to share quickly, right? >> here. i have if you don't have -- if you don't enjoy chocolate, who doesn't enjoy chocolate. you can make rice puding with fried banana. it's valentine's day. all about great flavors. en joy your family and partner. >> you're right. this is much lighter than i anticipated. thank you for being here. you can get ripethe bse. we'll be right back.
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forecast. >> thank you very much. hi, everybody. a mixture of sun and clouds out today. temperatures a little below average for outdoor activities but just a random shower. low to mid-50s. let me focus your attention on wednesday and thursday. a potential atmospheric river with heavy flooding rains and damaging winds. alexis? >> all right, mike. looking at the roads here this morning. dry pavement but heavy traffic here in the south bay. northbound 880 had an earlier crash in the two middle lanes. that just cleared. south of there at coleman, reports of a fire. spilling on to 280 as well. here's the interchange at highway 17. >> time now for "live. with kel
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