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♪ ♪ tonight, carrie fisher "star wars" audition tape. >> i know, and i know the death star. >> new details about how her legacy will live on. the upcoming project she'll still be a part of. then our favorite interviews of 2016. >> ciao, mariah. >> chiaociao, bella. >> mariah carey's yacht. >> rob lowe's bedroom. >> i love bread! >> our exclusive with shannen doherty. >> it's hard. >> the "90210" star shares her heartbreaking breast cancer battle with "e.t." >> i don't know if i'll ever look like me again. >> i watched the show. >> why ellen is coming between cameron and her mom. >> you've created a monster.
and my personal favorite interview, how about my wild weekend in hawaii with kevin hart and hula girls. >> aloha. >> tell them don't pop that thing! ♪ ♪ now for december 28, 2016, this is "entertainment tonight". >> hi, everybody. thanks much for joining us. >> let's get right to the latest hollywood news. >> as fans today mourned the loss of carrie fisher, how her legacy will live on. the 60-year-old actress died yesterday after suffering ca cardiac arrest on friday. >> can't a grandmother spend time with her grandson? >> fisher was returning from london after filming catastrophe that streams from amazon. along with her famous mother she'd completed an hbo documentary said to air next year "bright lights" starring carrie fisher. >> my mother and i live next to
each other separated by one daunting hill. i usually come to her. >> carrie had also voiced two new episodes of her recurring animated character on "family guy." >> why haven't you come to work? >> of course, carrie was best known as princess leah, and she'd completed her work on the eighth film of the "star wars" series which is out a year from now after reprising "the force awake en awakens". >> may the force be with you. >> in the wake of her death, fans are rediscovering something remarkable, her "star wars" audition tape. >> find its weakness. >> carrie was 19 years old at the time and last night in a statement to "e.t." her co-star mark ham il, for him leah had blurred together into a take-charge woman who took our collective breath away. >> if you want to learn more about this story just go to our website, etonline.com.
>> a special look back at our favorite interviews of 2016. >> kevin hart. that's all i've got to say. kevin hart. >> that's all you've got to saa, but first, oprah winfrey, earlier on the show i was on the set of "green leaf" and we got into everything including her amazing weight loss even though she eats bread every day. i'm not kidding. every day. >> this is the thing, i said i love bread, people. it doesn't mean i'm eating a loaf every day. i love bread! i go on the search for bread, and i probably at this point lost about, i would say 30 pounds. don't hold me to that, but it was 26 a month ago, so i usually drop about five pounds a month. i'm averaging about five pounds a month. it's slow, but it's definitive. >> that was back in march when oprah showed off her weight loss to me. >> my pants is too big! >> check her out now, down 40
pounds and looking gorgeous on the cover of o magazine. backpacking in the grand canyon she tells us all to live big. >> i'm hoping that a year of great adventures and experiences and enjoying life. keep turning the page. >> ms. o. is definitely living her best life now, but she confessed there was a time she couldn't battle it all. back in '89 when starring on "theewomen of brewster's place". >> i was killing myself because i was doing a television series in addition to doing the oprah show. i would finish the oprah show in the afternoon and then start the day acting and executive producing on "brewster place." i just about collapsed from exhaustion from trying to do both. >> when you're trying to jam too much into it, you're not giving enough of yourself to each. >> this year oprah made her return to acting in green leaf
and boy, it is deliciously new drama on tv. >> i am not going to be your scapegoat. you brought this on yourself! >> she owns a blues lub. >> and she has a bar and had a drinking problem and all of the things that play against type ] a couple of times, and so -- p >> is that hard for you to spit out [ bleep ]. >> not really. i can [ bleep ]. >> i used it once and stedman said i'm not going to stand here and listen to that kind of language. i wasn't even talking to him. stedman doesn't curse ever. ever! ever! >> maybe that's the secret to them being together so long. 30 years this year to be exact. oprah has certainly been an inspiration to millions of women so i know how proud she would be for shannen doherty and the 90210 star has been so brave in the way she shared her ccncer battle and when she got the frightening news that her breast
cancer had spread she opened up to our jennifer piro. >> my hair was really matted like dread locks, and i went to try to brush it out and it just fell out, and i was holding on to just huge clumps of my hair in my hands and just running to my mom crying, saying, like, my hair! my hair! my hair! >> just grab the kitchen scissors and -- my mom was, she put it in the ponytail and she just chopped it off. >> last month shannen began her first round of radiation therapy which she admits is frightening, but throughout her cancer battle the former "90210" star has been getting support including sarah michelle gellar. >> and then there is her squad including husband kurt and her mom. reminding us all that no matter what the challenge, you've got
to keep dancing. >> you and your mom seem like you're so close. she's your best friend. >> thank god. thank god she's there. thank god we're so close, and we havv such a good relationship, and i know it affects her, and i know that -- she's so strong. my mom is, you know, like, she's a steel magnolia. she's a southern girl. she'll force-feed me. >> what has the worst day been for you so far? >> i think the worst day was the confirmation that i had cancer. >> after my first treatment as i was in bed and i literally and i am so weak that i couldn't eat and couldn't drink, and my husband sat on the bed, and he was crying saying, please, please, you have to -- you can't sustain like this, shannen and that's when he ppcked me up and said i don't want to go to the doc and he picked me up and put
me in the car. my mom was right there with him, and watchiig that -- watching your family be so affected, >> what's one message that you have for your fans out there or for anyone going through something like this? >> stay strong, have faith and really lean on the people that love you and support you. embrace the good and try to stay positive and know that i'm here with you. >> and we are here with you, shannen. thank you so much for sharing your journey with not only women in the united states, but around the world. i think you've helped so many people. >> cameron matheson with his favorite interview of 2016, and as you can see behind it, it's clearly ellen degeneres. >> she had another incredible year in finding dory. i joined her wife porsha derossy and it was her mom that cracked
me up. >> i saw my mother, what she said to you. >> you did? >> what she said to you? she's hilarious. >> dory's tag line, just keep swimming. what would your tag line be? >> just keep breathing. >> when i saw it i thought of course she said let's keep breathing. >> she was bummed she didn't get a voice in the film. >> you brought it up. >> you've created a monster. >> what's the bossiest fish in the ocean? >> what about porsha? what fish would she be? i see her like a colorful angelfish. she's the prettiest fish in the ocean, whatever that would be. >> that's really nice. >> the prettiest angelfish you've ever seen. >> that's sweet. >> okay. >> and moving on to the next question. not yet? we're almost there. getting ready to move on and here we go. >> my mom, my dad, i have a family. ellen helped dory rake in more than $1 million worldwide and it was the year's biggest movie in
the united states. >> dory? >> yes. >> dory? >> yes. >> can you think of a time in your life where a little short-term memory loss may have come in handy. >> oh -- >> like an embarrassing moment that you'd like to forget? >> oh, sure. there's plenty. >> i was shooting my hbo special in new york, and was taking questions from the audience and someone stood up and i said yes, sir, right there and she goes, i'm a ma'am, and i'm so embarrassed and i'm, like, and she ends up telling me the story of me coming out saved her life and she starts crying and it was this beautiful moment. >> so you embraced your embarrassing moment. you have to embrace all of the moments in life because they add up to something that makes you a better person. >> presenting an e.t. icon award to ellen degeneres. >> i was wondering what that was. >> i had it on my lap and it looked like i was presenting something else. >> listen, you -- you, i'm going to say brought it up. >> that's the surprise. >> wow!
wow! >> okay. i'm not gay. >> and you have that visual. >> up next, more of our favorite interviews of the year as nischelle goes inside a bedroom with rob lowe. don't worry, it's not what you think. >> is it weird i'm holding a pink stuffed pony. mariah carey shows off her luxury yacht with e.t. cameras and before her split what she only told us about her relationship with her fiance. closed captioning provided by -- nivea in-shower body lotion
you would be talking about rob lowe. that man has never lost his swag, nancy. so really, i would have gone anywhere to interview him. little did i know i would end up in his bedroom. ♪ ♪ >> is it weird that i'm holding a pink stuffed pony unicorn? >> no. this is -- you know better than i would. isn't this what all young girls were doing? >> this is my bedroom. okay, it wasn't really a bedroom. it was a promo set of a teen girl's room plastered with photos from rob's heartthrob days all in preparation for his comedy central roast. ♪ ♪ >> david spade? >> hey, sexy. >> david spade was the roastmaster emcee and anything was fair game. >> and now the moment your stepmom has been waiting for, rob lowe's package. >> am i stupid to have said yes to it? >> well, rob lowe -- >> it's a mistake, right? >> you've got material, you know that, right? >> when did you find out she was 16? >> a little too late. >> why did you say yes?
>> because i loved those roasts. i love them. they make me laugh, and look, maybe there's something wrong with me, but the meaner they are the more i like it. >> okay. >> and the people who can take it are my heroes. >> since the roast, we've seen rob every week on cbs' "code black" that pretty much takes him out of the running for another rumored job kelly ripa's co-host. >> it was flattering talk buzzing around, but i'm still loving acting. i'm still an actor, and there will be a day -- >> oh, gosh! >> hey, what's happening? >> it's television! >> we were just talking about kelly ripa and here she is. >> not fair. you're being roasted. not me. >> i wonder you still love acting and i heard you said you do, and now i can take off. >> kelly, i still love it. thank you. >> and two more of our favorite interviews still to come tonight. that is the most fabulous thing i have ever seen in my life. >> "e.t." goes to italy to show
breakup of billionaire if i san say james packer. were there signs of trouble in the mediterranean? >> ciao, mariah. >> ciao, bella. >> this is unbelievable. >> is really nice. this is one of my favorite places ever. ♪ ♪ >> we're on his stunning yacht in capri. it's gorgeous. you and james have his and hers yachts. that is the most fabulous thing. >> how important is it to have his and hers yachts? >> it's important to have his and hers everything. >> we got a look at how mariah and the billionaire lived before the splittet? ing a $340,000 a week on this yacht. the couple took this italian vacation three months before mariah was blind sided by a breakup announcement last october. >> how are you planning a wedding during all of this? >> it's really hard to do all of these things and really do it
right. it's the surprise. let's just put it like that. >> we were there with all of tho relationship ups and downs. in april james hopped on his jet and flew to paris just to surprise mariah and watch her perform. >> he's a great surpriser and jumps on a plane and pow. ? pow. i love that. >> it's my third wedding. whatever. >> i don't mean, whatever, obviously, i've been married and so has he. it's, like, we're both just, like, normal about it. >> and then all of this happened. [ indiscernible ] >> getting flirt we back-up dancer bryan tanaka, mariah keeping the 30-carat engagement ring and demanding a $50 million inconvenience fee. >> honey, we deserve so much more than that. we deserve everything. focus on whatever you're focusing on and keep it moving. >> so long.
>> see? that's just mariah being mariah. it was really tough for me to single out my one favorite interview this year and that's because i talked to kevin hart. there was new york, miami, portland, boston, vegas, l.a., hawaii and i think he likes to have me around because i'm his older, funnier, better-looking older brother and there was magic. >> my interview was year was several interviews with you. >> a lot of them. >> i noticed one thing, that in those interviews i tended to take a lot of abuse. >> they want to see me. >> i see! >> they're goinn to think you work here. >> i'm going to go out there and teach him. >> mr. frazier! he won't stop! he won't stop. eni eniko, tell me -- >> keep your eyes up top, brother! >> it's a beautiful dress.
>> i'd hate to give you a jumping on on this carpet. >> the gift that keeps on giving at my expense. >> we had fun this year, and in august, he got married to his longtime love eniko parish. >> this chocolate is locked up, ladies. >> was it the dream honeymoon you always wanted? >> of course, it was. >> old kevin hart got a romantic bone. >> tell everybody about your romantic bone. >> i'm a romantic guy. i said baby, i'm going to woo you. when i get to wooing, you've got nothing left. >> just to mess with the newlywed, check out what we did. hawaii, hula dancers, and kef mojis. >> the poly neenesianses. >> hey! can i get the kevmoji for that is this right here. >> okay. >> brad and angelina break up. >> i can't hear you. >> what? before you go, i want to ask
you, your emoji for another great interview on "e.t." with me. >> wow! i'm going to give you the face where i break down. i'm breaking down. i get to kevmoji, you know why? i've got a good relationship with this guy. >> there were a few things we learned about kevin this year. number one, he can sing if that's what you want to call it. check him out to co-star ride along ice cube. >> you can't -- you cannot not have fun with this dude. >> and apparently, kevin can hold his own against the sexiest man alive. let's not forget, with all his movies and stand-up comedy shows kevin raked in more than $87 million this year. but here's the thing you need to know. kevin also gave back. he helped renovate a bedroom for 11-year-old jacob who is battling leukemia. >> oh, man!
jacob just broke down a little bit and almost made me cry. how are you doing? you like it? yeah. thank you, once again, "e.t." there is no me without you. you do it big all the time. >> i love kevin, i really do. that man made nearly $90 million and did not buy me one single dinner. >> that's kind of sad. >> kevin, why don't you take him everything.
kicking off 2017. >> and getting another shot at love. >> what if you're still single at the end of this fourth season? >> tomorrow on "e.t." "the insider" tracking the biggest stories making news today. >> as fans and carrie fisher's family prepare to say farewell. >> i'm princess leia forever. >> why the icon is now hailed as real life hero for candid view about mental illness. >> depression if you have it, makes you enjoy the enjoyment. unfortunately a great teacher. then 2016 was tv's biggest year. >> killed off a major character. >> round table breaks down the breakout hits, series finales and so many reboots. >> if you have