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were negligent and habitually blundered tasks, which included paying her health insurance premiums. the company denied those claims. >> were you in the shower doing a the breast self-exam? i did not go to the doctor right away. my business managers didn't pay my health insurance. so i didn't have insurance. to cover me for going to the doctor. i didn't go to the doctor. i waited too long. i waited until i my insurance came back up and i was eligible and -- then i went to the doctor and got diagnosed with cancer. >> shannon is determined to fight, staying active and hitting the tennis court with her husband, kirt, because she knows there's a had hard road ahead. >> you have chemo on wednesday, what's your thursday and friday look like? >> you're throwing up every second. there's nothing going in my body,is all going out. >> for the future, the couple hope to have children. >> the chemo stops everything.
maybe there's a chance. afterwards. but you know, being realistic, i'm 45 years old. so i have no idea. but i think that you know my husband, he's like let's just get you healthy. let's focus on you. once you get healthy, and you're okay, he's like, you want to adopt? let's adopt. and you know, maybe that's our path. maybe that is our destiny. >> a good way to look at it. shannon told us she can't wait to get back to acting. r&b star usher is all in with acting and kevin is in new york with more. >> last night was the premiere of usher's new movie, beyonce and jay-z crashed the party. but skipped the red carpet. no way they wanted to outshine usher on his big night. >> usher worked the crowd outside, inside it was all about beyonce and jay-z coordinating in gray. ♪ >> a few fans caught a glimpse of beyonce in a double-breasted
blazer and matching mini. jay-z rocking a similar view. usher snapchatted his quiet entrance into the theater. >> weird. back stage, usher and carter posed in formation with co-star robert de niro. jay with robert de niro and harvey weinstein and new york governor andrew cuomo. >> beyonce had these flawless pics, news of a-list arrivals had the cast pumped. >> i'm very flattered. we're all very flattered. >> i'm in shock. >> i've never lost. i don't lose. >> in hands of stone usher plays boxing legend sugar ray leonard. the champ was floored at the casting choice. >> well i thought it was a joke but when i saw usher work out, i knew he had the ability.
i'm very proud of him. >> there were a lot of sacrifices and a lot of things we had to do in dedicating ourselves to the character. losing the weight. two, remaining available for it. it is a major moment for me, i hope to do more. >> you know, usher was making this movie he and robert de niro got tight. there he is at robert's 73rd birthday party over the weekend. christopher walken, harvey tooit kitele hanging out. i go another oscar winner enjoying a birthday at the top of tonight's know and tell, ben affleck's family celebration. ben celebrated his 44th taking a week-long family trip to montana with jennifer garner and their three kids. it was off to london for a daddy/daughter date with his oldest, violet, at the "harry potter and the cursed child" play. up next, candace cameron bure's daughter on "the voice." ♪ ♪
>> that is 18-year-old natasha bure, on her youtube channel. and late monday, mom candace confirmed her singing will be seen on "the voice" thisseason. no word if she makes it past the blind audition. and kym johnson is moving on. >> i loved the show and i loved being a part of it but you know, i want to hang up my dance shoes and what a way to end. it's like thank you, "dancing with the stars." >> mrs. herjavec confessed her "dancing with the stars" days are most likely behind her. but new hubby and former dancing partner, robert, has a different plan. >> not me, i'm going it go back and dance with somebody else so i can win the mirror ball. >> fresh off their hoon moneymo they're keeping the romance going. >> that is one heck of a wedding dress, by the way. also, the beat buzz around
the next season of "dancing with the stars" is whether or not simone biles will try to add a mirror ball trophy to her collection. our senior news editor caught up with all of the gold medal-winning final five this morning at the empire state building. >> i'm hearing you might be doing "dancing with the stars" is that true? >> i would love to, but the fall season won't work because we're so busy with a tour. but if i could do the spring season i would love to do that. >> have you thought who your partner could be? >> i think sasha. with my height, sasha i think is one of the shorter ones. i think it would be cool to be with sasha. >> simone's teammate aly raisman knows all about it. she competed in 2013 and we think simone and sasha could be the perfect pair. she's a petite 4'9" and sasha is about 5'7". the rio games have made the girls household names. they got congratulation tweets from taylor swift and lady gaga and today met usher.
>> man, lucky me. can i keep it? no. >> hollywood, here they come! >> you guys have been invited to be on "pretty little liars" right? >> i'm obsessed! ♪ >> gabby douglas is going to be a miss america judge. >> are you going to be a tough judge, easy judge? >> no way! miss america! >> oh, my gosh! >> aly got a date proposal from an nfl player. aly, what up, it's colton underwood from the oakland raiders. >> shawn johnson and her husband, andrew east who is also on the raiders, it seems aly is very appreciative of male athletes. >> there's a lot of cute boys in the building. >> so i have heard. >> i'm not touching that. there's one thing that the final five said they would like to do together -- and that is appear on "saturday night live." up next, behind the scenes of "bridget jones baby" with patrick dempsey. >> he accidentally trips upon
that photo just warms your heart. chris hemsworth and tom hiddenton took a break from filming a movie to visit a children's hospital. well done, fellows. in the news bridget jones movie, there's two handsome leading men and rene zellweger has to choose between them. only we can take you to the set. >> you're immense!
>> bridget doesn't know which of her lovers is her baby daddy. her ex, colin firth, or the former dr. mcdreamy, patrick dempsey. >> he's in london promoting his book and he trips upon her. >> oh! >> so glad you could be here. so this is dad, i presume. pleased to meet you, so glad you could be here. this is a -- unique and wonderful moment. >> i think people love bridget because she's identifiable. she's a deeply flawed, vulnerable, loving, strong woman. >> i'm bridget. and this is -- jack. and this is mark. >> oh. lovely. you're our second same-sex couple today. >> so is the american hottie the dad? or is the rather uptight british lawyer? firth has been in all the three bridget movies with rene and is one of her biggest fans. >> rene is also i think possibly
more than any other actor i've ever known, a trouper. the rest of us can be ready to tear our heads off with fatigue and the one person who keeps cheering other people on is rene. it was 15 years ago and that's how it still is. still ahead, a video with a baby-faced james cordon. how he got important career advice from one star. one-on-one with caitlyn jenner's ex-wife, linda thompson. >> she opened the door as caitlyn. >> her surprising reaction when caitlyn went on to marry kris. plus we're headed to the hamptons to tour two new york housewives' homes. why are they full of bargain items? >> this is my k-mart cowboy hat. items? >> this is my k-mart cowboy hat. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
birthday surprise. james cordon had no idea what his late late show producers had in store to help him celebrate turning 38 last night. >> i want to wish awe very happy birthday. i was told you're a big fan of my song "this is how we do it," i got awe little gift. actually i got a better idea -- ♪ this is how we do it >> laid down some impressive moves to the hit song. proving he knew every single word. ♪ ♪ >> and the celebration wasn't just on the "late late show." >> i'll bring you all the hot gossip. >> the bbc shared this 1995 video featuring a baby-faced james interviewing meatloaf. >> do you prefer performing or to doing more of the promotional side of things? >> you get real tired. >> what keeps you going? >> youth, mostly.
james is still such a cutie. well imagine if the loves in your life had the name elvis, bruce jenner and david foster. you'd have a lot of interesting things to say and linda thompson sure does in her heartfelt new memo memoir. i joined her where she opened up about possibly being the very first person to learn the secret that jenner was hiding. three decades before the world would be told -- call me caitlyn. >> my world collapsed when bruce came to me one day and said he identified as female. it was 30 years ago it was very difficult to comprehend. >> their two sons, brandon and brody, were very young when caitlyn opened her heart to linda. back in the '80s, linda said she was naive about transgender issues. "e.t." visited the then married couple at their home in 1982. >> she's my best friend. she's my lover. we do practically everything together. >> absolutely true. >> i mean you look at that and people say, well, weren't there
any signs? >> no. did you know? >> no. >> would you have lifted that remarkable man and have any idea? no. >> when was the first time that you saw her as a woman? >> i was invited by my then-husband, to come to new york to be with him on a weekend trip. and i thought okay, maybe we can get passes, put everything aside and we can move on and when i knocked on the hotel door -- she opened the door. as caitlyn as we now know her. full makeup and fully dressed as a woman. >> how did you react? >> i crumbled. i think i fell down in the hall of the hotel. i crumbled and she was very apologetic. she said i'm very sorry, but i think you need to see who i truly am. >> in her book "a little thing called life" she reveals their marriage came to an end about six months after caitlyn's revelation. >> by then caitlyn goes on to marry kris. when that happened, what went through your mind?
>> i was thrilled. >> you were thrilled? >> i was. in my naivety and ignorance, i didn't know she was still repressing and who she was. i was thinking maybe he found a way to repress this further and to move on with his life and to find a partner and a new life. i was thrilled. >> today she and caitlyn are grandparents to their son brandon's 1-year-old daughter, eva and looking back she accepts how life has played out. >> i'm so grateful that she didn't tell me. i wouldn't have married her and i wouldn't have had the two most wonderful children of my life. brandon and brody. >> linda also has the gift of writing she's an oscar-nominated songwriter. ♪ ♪ >> i feel like i have experienced so much. and it's been fascinating to use that as a resource for some of my writing. >> in the '70s linda had a passionate relationship with
elvis presley. who she said was actually a quiet, shy man, single after her divorce from second husband music producer david foster linda's life revolves around her family. >> how often do you see caitlyn? >> i don't see caitlyn that often. when i do it's very cordial, i'm always delighted to see her. we get together on family occasions, like eva's first birthday. >> what do your boy s call caitlyn now? >> dad. she is their dad. >> linda said it was her son she wrote the book for to chronicle her history for them. she knows at some point in the future they may have more questions than they do today. well let's head back to new york. kevin there's big drama on "the real housewives of new york city." >> that's what these ladies do for a living. they get craze yxts and the finale gets wild we have inside secre, but we visited ramona and the countess at their multimillion-dollar getaway
home. >> welcome. come on in. >> she may be the countess with a hamptons castle by the water, but even she can't pass up a bargain. >> this is my k-mart cowboy hat. do you love it? >> i love it. >> after reportedly dropping a little over $3 million on this home three years ago when she was single, the property has now become a home for two. >> every time tom and i wake up in the morning it's like this beautiful view and this is the whole reason why i renovated the house. >> have you seen the ring? >> no. >> but her fiancé may not be her mr. right. >> stephanie just sent me the picture. tom, you have no recollection? you were so wasted you don't remember? >> they're happy ever after is put in jeopardy on tomorrow night's finale after bethany frankel tells lieu anne her fiancé cheated on her. >> what was it like having that play out on camera?
>> it was awful. going through these things in private. never mind on television. >> she was giving you a kiss, you were making out for an hour. >> lieu anne is in love with being in love more than actually being in love. >> it was a tough moment for me, tom and i love each other and we're getting married. i'm not going to let a silly kiss ruin the rest of our lives. >> from marriage to divorce -- >> i've been here for 20 years. >> neighbor and fellow housewife ramona singer got to keep her south hamptons 1.4-acre estate with six bedrooms, six bathrooms. swimming pool and tennis courts off the split. >> you could get a pretty penny for this house. >> i'm not selling. >> no drama under this roof, but with her new york squad in a tense situation, is singer taking sides? >> i think that she was put in a very hard position. i think it was right she told
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"the view" has a primetime special airing tonight on abc, celebrating their upcoming 20th season. they've recorded a brand-new theme song with grammy award-winner mary j. blige. only we can take you behind the scene for a look. bye, everybody. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> it's called "world kwon crazy." and it's got a music video, too. >> it's going to start with oops i did it again, but realized that wasn't a good idea. >> sarah haines who dances and lip-syncs to the track. whoopi makes a cameo but sits on out on the shaking.
now at eight. it sounded like an explosion what we are learning about a pair of freak accidents: three people in critical condition after a taxi slams into a shoeshine stand in san francisco's financial district. whoosh and tragedy on the sonoma coast . a woman came up screaming my babies my babies two young children drown after their mother loses control of her truck. whoosh also tonight. man with a golf club and an a taste for destruction takes on bart. whoosh and an east bay public school district facing a flood of unexpected students. the reason, coming up on kron four news in prime time.