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>> all the runs. >> that's the news for now. i'm ken rosato. >> i'm lori stokes. thanks for starting your morning with us. "good mo coming up good morning, america. blizzard watch. a massive storm heading to the east coast. the nation's capital paralyzed by snow and ice right now causing wreck after wreck on the road. drivers stuck for hours. even the president's motorcade trapped by gridlock. schools closed with more than two feet of snow expected in some areas. breaking right now, pointing the finger at putin. the russian president accused of using a radioactive poison to kill one of his most famous critics. will he be charged with murder? take a look at this. a pickup truck out of control on the highway rolling over and sending a passenger flying into the air. how he walked away from this
and an abc news exclusive. will smith speaking out for the first time this morning about the backlash over the oscar nominations. >> that's not the industry. that's not the america i want to leave behind. >> what the two-time oscar nominee is saying about the growing calls to skip this year's oscars. will he be there for hollywood's biggest night? only on "gma." and good morning, america. let's say hi to robin in l.a. you sat down with will smith, robin. he's right in the middle of that big debate over diversity in the oscars. >> one of the reasons for the outrage over the oscar nomination, many thought he should have been among the nominees for his role in the movie "concussion." we'll hear what he has to say about the lack of diversity in
his wife jada was going to post that video seen by millions? we'll discuss that too. >> i think you're leading us to a possible answer right there. okay, thanks, robin. we'll start though with that monster winter storm. blizzard watch for new york and washington and america's capital has already been hit hard by a different storm. >> a live look at a highway in washington right now. less than 2 inches of snow but it's causing chaos and get ready because two feet is on the way. >> they are getting ready right now and rob is in alexandria, virginia. you are right in the middle of all the preparations. that's a lot of salt behind you. >> can you believe it, george? it's incredible. this is three times the normal size of a salt pile you'd see on a typical highway. 22,000 tons of this will be spread across northern virginia using 4,000 trucks in anticipation of this storm. this is going to be the bull's-eye, we think, for the most snowfall as we go through time and with the snow beginning
they certainly could have used this last night. it was less than two inches of snow that brought d.c., baltimore and virginia to a crawl. david kerley has that part of the story. david. >> reporter: rob, it was a mess last night. believe me, i was in it and, yes yes, they could have used assault and pretreatment of the state of maryland didn't treat their state roads and didn't think it would be a big deal. this interstate behind me was gridlock. even the president got stuck in traffic. a half hour trip took an hour and 15 minutes. it was a mess. this morning the east coast waking up to the surprising and crippling winter storm. whiteout conditions, icy roads causing wreck after wreck. >> i almost wrecked twice and i almost seen another wreck. it's been crazy. >> reporter: virginia troopers responding to more than 200 crashes. the nation's capital's paralyzed overnight. d.c. caught off guard by the snow. untreated roads and highways
motorists to slip and slide. >> i thought as soon as i got on the road that this was going to be a bad idea. >> reporter: all this from less than 2 inches of snowfall. still, it was enough to delay even the leader of the free world. the president's motorcade trapped by the grid. lock ping-ponging from curb to curb on a frozen street. thousands more going nowhere fast stuck for hours on icy roads. >> it was pretty rough driving home and it took an hour to get four miles so we decided to walk and it's pretty icy on the roads too when you're walking. >> reporter: this d.c. area highway becoming a parking lot. >> they can't move. >> reporter: forcing this family to walk home. >> we don't know how long it will take. one hour, two hour, five hour, six hours, no one knows. >> reporter: this morning, many fearing what is still to come with parts of the mid-atlantic expecting up to two feet of snow. and it is still a mess this morning. traffic is moving, but there's a big problem going into the district just down the road here
hours ago a couple of miles from here a pedestrian hit by a snowplow and killed. so dangerous conditions here in d.c., lara. >> dangerous, indeed. david, thank you very much. as we just saw it's causing chaos in the south before it makes its way to the northeast. at this hour the gulf coast bracing for severe weather including tornadoes, high winds, even hail. we want to get back to rob with that. >> hey, lara, multifaceted storm as you mentioned will tap moisture from the gulf of mexico and has a decent amount of energy. it packed a punch when it hit the west coast and has a lot of jet stream juice with it. enhanced risk of thunderstorms that could produce severe weather including tornadoes across louisiana, mississippi and alabama and now we have a newly issued blizzard watch for new york city, northeast new jersey and long island for blowing and drifting snow as this thing makes its way -- widespread winter storm watches. what we expect to see, the worst day saturday and saturday night,
two feet or more especially west of d.c. but there's a sharp cutoff as you go up to philadelphia. probably see about a foot and new york city getting a little dicey but the wind is going to be blowing and coastal flooding. big waves and it doesn't have to be snowing a lot, george and lara, to get blizzard conditions, that wind is a pretty good bit so it will be a nasty, nasty weekend. up to you. >> understatement, perhaps. >> kids are bracing for a snow day but it happens on a saturday. >> sorry, guys. to that breaking news, a report just released saying russian president vladimir putin, quote, probably approved the poisoning of a former kgb officer and critic. abc's lama hasan is in london with the story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, george. this morning a bombshell conclusion pointing the finger at vladimir putin. the 300-page report saying putin, quote, probably approved the assassination of former kgb agent alexander litvinenko. litvinenko a fierce critic of putin was reportedly poisoned by
agents after drinking tea laced with polonium 210 ten years ago at a london hotel. his wife welcoming the report saying the words her husband said on his deathbed accusing the russian president of his death have been proved in court today. moscow is calling the report politically motivated. george. >> i'll bet they are. okay, lama, thanks very much. to the race for president we turn. sarah palin hitting the campaign trail with donald trump. as the billionaire opens up his biggest lead yet in new hampshire. and more high-profile republicans have come forward to endorse the front-runner. abc's tom llamas is in des moines, iowa. good morning to you, tom. >> reporter: lara, good morning to you. with support growing for donald trump, he's still chipping away at senator ted cruz but with ten days to go before the caucuss senator ted cruz is saying donald trump will not stop the gravy train for d.c. insiders. this morning, more and more
their backs on senator ted cruz. first iowa's governor. now former republican presidential nominee bob dole telling "the new york times" cruz is a, quote, extremist and nobody likes him saying trump would do a better job because he's kind of a dealmaker. >> the washington establishment is rushing over to support donald trump. >> reporter: in the lead-up to iowa trump is winning the headline war. >> like i said yesterday in iowa, no more pussyfooting around. it is time. you deserve the best. >> reporter: the sarah palin endorsement tour firing up the trump base. >> our vets deserve a commander in chief who will let them do their job and go kick isis' [ bleep ]. >> all: usa, usa. >> reporter: palin making her speech in tulsa personal talking
>> this is kind of the elephant in the room. >> reporter: police arrested track for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend and also threatened to shoot himself with an ar assault weapon telling the crowd he's coping with ptsd tying his troubles to a president she says neglects veterans. >> the question, though, that comes from our own president where they have to look at him and wonder, do you know what we go through? >> reporter: but when trump took the mike he said his target on the democrats who want to be president, especially senator bernie sanders. >> can you imagine this guy, a socialist/communist is doing well. no, no? he's beating hillary clinton. can you believe this? this guy, he's a whack job. i really want to run against her but i really would like to run against bernie sanders too. >> reporter: and the trump campaign says they are working hard to win the hawkeye state. they say for them second place is not a victory.
>> okay, tom, thanks very much. let's talk to jon karl about all this. closing in on those first votes in iowa, jon, every single day counts and trump did win the news cycle with that sarah palin endorsement but what about the argument that president obama is to blame for track palin assaulting his girlfriend. >> reporter: in politics that's what we call a stretch. i've seen barack obama blamed for a lot of things. i never imagined when the story broke that sarah palin's son was charged with domestic violence that somehow this would be obama's fault. but, look, you know, palin brings a lot of baggage but there is no question this endorsement is still a very big deal for trump and you can see that in the reactions from the other candidates. they have all came out in response and praised sarah palin, even jeb bush yesterday was saying nice things about sarah palin because she has influence with those conservatives in iowa. >> talk about things you never imagined. the former senate majority leader robert dole saying that donald trump would be a better
senator, ted cruz. you've got the establishment seeming to choose trump over cruz right now. is that a problem for cruz or an opportunity? >> reporter: well, look, the establishment attacks have not hurt at all throughout this campaign. but i think this may be different because it helps trump make an argument that he is more electable. that's been the biggest challenge for trump is whether or not he can win in november. so if you have establishment figures like the governor of iowa, like bob dole saying that he is more electable than ted cruz i think that actually helps trump and hurts cruz. >> one of the other dynamics you're seeing with all this focus on trump and cruz all the other candidates getting drowned out. >> reporter: absolutely. marco rubio, should be a great opportunity for him, the two front-runners are beating it out but he can't get a word in edgewise. >> thanks very much. i'll have an exclusive interview with ted cruz in new hampshire tomorrow. we'll turn to wall street and that roller coaster, stocks falling in asia this morning
the dow tumbling 250 points. this as oil prices are also plunging to the lowest level in more than a decade. abc's rebecca jarvis is here to explain it all to us and good morning to you, rebecca. >> reporter: good morning, lara. stocks are now down this year almost 10%. we know that when stocks fall in china, they fall here and this morning u.s. stocks are already pointing to a lower open. this morning, wall street preparing for another day of wild swings after plunging wednesday. the dow dropping 566 points before clawing its way back to close down 249 points. the culprit behind the collapse, tanking oil prices. now $28 a barrel, the lowest level in 12 years. welcome news for consumers. the national average for a gallon of gas this morning, $1.87. the majority of americans now paying less than $2 a gallon at the pump.
is also a significant blow to the energy industry which lost 100,000 jobs last year and now risks losing even more if oil prices stay this low. >> the market can handle bad news but it can't handle uncertainty so not knowing where the bottom is in oil causes a lot of angst even among the real professional money managers. >> reporter: investors also concerned that a slowdown in china, the world's second largest economy could hit industries here like construction, technology and manufacturing. the turbulence sending u.s. stocks down almost 10% for the year. wiping out more than $2 trillion in value. for the typical retirement savings account, that's a loss of nearly $8,300. and as hard as that is to see what we know from previous sell-offs is that the hardest thing to do is the very best thing you can do for your money, those who stay the course are the ones who come out on top. the people who sell in the worst of it are the ones who end up
>> always the hardest lesson to remember. you're right. >> patience is a virtue. >> thanks very much. we move on to a new warning about hoverboards. top government watchdog is calling for a suspension of all online sales of all hoverboards. there are concerns not just about the fires but also the falls and abc's gio benitez has the story. >> reporter: this morning with people falling and boards exploding, a damaging new report from the government says until further review, sales of these hoverboards should stop especially online whether it's a $500 or a $5,000 podle, the safety of all hoverboards called into question. >> we've seen enough fall and fire hazards to believe that there could be poor safety issues that need to be addressed. >> reporter: just a day before the safety announcement a northern california family says their hoverboard caught fire while being charged. the 40th such fire under investigation. the family's two dogs killed. >> it could happen in the middle
i could have lost my daughter. >> reporter: the one in a mall happ captured the headlines but the chairman of the consumer product safety commission is also worried about this, injuries from falling off asking whether these hoverboards have the right technology and software to adjust for the difference between a 50-pound child or 150-pound adult. >> they are designed in a manner that makes them take off when people are not ready for it. that is a hidden hazard and can create dangerous falls. >> reporter: this morning 13 models of hoverboards are actually under investigation for all those battery fires. those models account for more than half of the hoverboards that have come into the country. amazon said this week it would fully respond consumers who bought one of those boards and the government is calling on other retailers to do the same. and one of the hoverboard manufacturers, swagway, lara, i know you have one telling us overnight they're testing a new version but as you can imagine all of these companies must be scrambling especially with
ryan sending smith his well wish wishes saying "kathryn smith is going to do an outstanding job based on her knowledge and i'm excited and proud for her with this new opportunity." smith is just the latest woman to make strides in the world of sports. last year the nfl breaking down boundaryies by bringing the first ever female ref sara thomas to the football field and the nba making huge strides in 2014 when they hired becky hammond, the first female assistant coach in the league's history. >> i'm just incredibly grateful obviously to the spurs organization. >> reporter: as for kathryn smith, football and female fans alike all seem on board with tweets overnight reading, love this and about time. indeed, this isn't the first time the bills have broken the gender barrier hiring the first female scout in 1986. as for smith she's replacing a former pro and rex ryan saying
>> what that position is called what, special -- >> special teams -- >> quality control. >> the plays, they're looking over everything, make sure everything is on schedule. >> is top notch. >> i mean it's a good job to have. it's a big job. great to see as a former player it's great to see a female coach, female referees and in basketball and a female coach there, as well. >> about time in the nfl. >> about time. let's go back to rob. the midwest is getting hit by that big storm before it moves east. hey, rob. >> hey, george, yeah, wide swath of the u.s. affected by this. they'll be using a lot of this salt. this is the biggest salt pile i've ever seen. salina, kansas, several inches of snow.
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solar system may really have a ninth planet after all. remember, they got rid of pluto a couple years back and says this may be 5,000 types bigger than pluto and haven't seen it yet but say it could be spotted with a telescope within five years. also this morning, michael, as you can see right here, you have some news about amy schumer. >> yeah, you know, we love her jokes. we all love amy schumer's jokes but now some are saying they're not actually her jokes and -- >> one of them or many of them? >> well, i think -- >> we'll get into it but a lot say she may have stolen jokes. she's going to react to that. >> that is coming up. right out to robin. she has that exclusive interview with will smith in l.a. hey, robin. >> all right, george, will smith, one of the actors who many feel should have been nominated for his performance in "concussion." yeah, he hoped to receive a nomination. many actors hope to hear their name called nomination morning but will smith says he's even more concerned about what he
industry. is hollywood like you expected it to be and you dreamed of it as a id >> the beauty of hollywood and combined with american ideals is the ultimate dreams for humanity, the basis of the american concept of anything is possible with hard work and dedication and no matter your race or your religion, creed, none of that matters in america. >> the way you describe it and for everyone, their american dream is different. it's not all the same and they want to see that reflected in film. >> absolutely. >> and i think that is part of the conversation that's going on right now. >> absolutely. >> and people raising their hand
myself being recognized by the academy. can you understand their feelings? >> yeah. i think that diversity is the american superpower. that's why we are great. so many different people from so many different places adding their ideas, their inspiration and their influences to this beautiful american gumbo, you know, and for me, at its best, hollywood represents and then creates the imagery for that beauty. but for my part, i think that i have to protect and fight for the ideals that make our country
and so when i look at the series of nominations of the academy it's not reflecting that beauty. >> yeah, you said hollywood at its best and many feel we're not seeing hollywood at its best right now. even george clooney mentioned that ten years ago, he thought the academy was doing better. what is your opinion? >> well, it's really interesting. i've been nominated twice for academy awards. and i've never lost to a white person. the first time i lost to denzel and the second time i lost to forest whitaker so for me that was huge. so when i see this list and series of nominations that come out and everybody is fantastic and that's the complexity of this issue, everyone is
fantastic but it feels like it's going the wrong direction, you know. when i look at it, the nominations reflect the academy. the academy reflects the industry, reflects hollywood and then the industry reflects america. it reflects a series of challenges that we are having in our country at the moment. there's a regressive slide towards separatism, towards racial and religious disharmony and that's not the hollywood that i want to leave behind. that's not the industry, that's not the america i want to leave behind. >> the academy is under pressure as more stars speak out about the lack of diversity in this year's oscar nominations
pinkett smith. >> with all grace and love and let's do us differently. >> your beautiful wife, jada. >> yeah, uh-huh. >> so passionate. >> yeah. >> and so powerful. >> absolutely. >> and letting the world know her thoughts. >> absolutely. >> about the lack of diversity in hollywood with her posting. >> absolutely. >> and has been seen by millions. were you aware that she was going to do that? >> no, i was out of the country at the time and i came home and what happened? >> what was your first reaction? was it a fist pump or was it like, ooh? >> she's deeply passionate and when she is moved, she has to go. and i heard her words and i was knocked over, you know, i was happy to be married to that
push, there's a position that problem. and it was her call to action for herself and for me and for our family to be a part of the solution. >> and how do you respond to people who feel that rson she made those t of that in there, but for jada, had i been nominated and no other people of color were, she would have made the video anyway. we'd still be here having this conversation. this is so deeply not about me. this is about children that are going to sit down and they're
they're not going to see themselves represented. >> we heard that jada said that she is not going to be attending nor will she be watching. will you be attending the oscars. >> no, my wife is not going. it would be awk ward for me to show up with charlize, you know, so so, no, you know, we've discussed it and we're a part of this community, but at this current time, we're uncomfortable to stand there and say that this is okay. >> george, lara, michael, the way he sadie versety is america's superpower. really resonated with a lot of people in the room when he said that yesterday. and this is something i think that you could relate to especially, george, being married to the great ali wentworth. he said he would have just preferred a little heads-up to
had no objection to it but would have appreciated a little -- >> i was smiling his smile as i saw it. >> i actually looked over at george and said, you can relate. >> and he was very honest about it right there. >> he was extremely honest but he said it really it's a call to action for the family now that was jada but he is really understanding that this could be a new role for him in hollywood to play this and we're going to talk a little more about that in the 8:00 hour. he's going to talk about people that helped him along the way and where he sees where hollywood and this country could be headed in the right direction. >> robin, tell him if it's okay we'll adopt diversity is america's superpower. >> that's coming up in our next hour. thank you, robin. coming up here a snowboarder surviving an avalanche. look at it right there but now he's under investigation. we'll tell you about it. the flu virus hits big. with aches, chills, and fever,
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are killed by avalanches. this season that number is already at 7. this latest california avalanche is in the same area where 23-year-old ski instructor carson may vanished a week ago. teams have now called off the search amid an already deadly season that still has months more to go. for "good morning america," clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> a close call. all right, coming up, amy schumer under fire for allegedly stealing jokes. her very serious response is
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welcome back to "good morning america," everybody. comedian amy schumer isn't laughing this morning over those accusations she stole jokes, now, the "trainwreck" star is strongly denying the charges and abc's david wright has the story. >> it's probably a mistake. >> reporter: this morning the world's hottest female comedian is defending herself from a potential trainwreck accused of stealing jokes from other funny women. >> i'm confused. >> reporter: take this bit from her special. >> i'm old school. i think the guys should always pay on the first date for sex. >> not unlike this gag from
uproutine 20 years ago. >> maybe i'm old-fashioned but i like it when the guy pays for sex, i mean that. >> reporter: or there's this skit from her comedy central show about a new diet and exercise plan. >> then before you can say slapshaft they knock it out of your stupid mouth. >> reporter: compare that to kathleen madigan's routine. >> you have enough money to pay a man to tan there and literally slap the [ bleep ] out of your hand before you put it in your mouth. >> reporter: schumer is defending herself on line and on the airwaves on the jim norton podcast. >> i'm being accused of stealing jokes and i wanted to come and talk to you about it and clear my name because i would never ever do that and i never have. >> reporter: for "good morning america," david wright, abc news, new york. >> when reaching out to wendy lieberman she said i believe it was an honest mistake and remains a huge fan and asked but
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good morning. thursday, january 21st. i'm ken rosato. an update on the long island railroad situation. heather o'rourke has the latest commute. >> we were told that long island railroad was restored and even more recently we were told it's suspended once again, the ronkonkoma line because of a vehicle that was hit east of the pinelawn stations. crews are inspecting the third rail. new jersey transit doing okay. take the montauk or the port jefferson branch. f and m trains track work at west 4th street repaired. expect delays. street cleaning rules are in effect. ken, over to you. >> thank you. meteorologist amy freeze is in
>> it's cold outside. temperatures are in the upper 20s. factor in the winds and it feels like the teens and low 20s. windchill factor will be the main factor out the door. be sure you are bundled up. teens and 20s are the feels like through the afternoon. we won't give up on the wind and the cold temperatures even though there is a lot of sunshine. blizzard watch has been issued for saturday into sunday. this is one that will be during the snowstorm, areas in bright green under the blizzard watch. areas in blue under the winter storm watch. accuweather seven-day forecast shows the snow mainly during the day on saturday. >> thank you, amy. in other news, police identified the teenager stabbed to death in williamsburg. 17-year-old was killed at lorimer street and montrose last night. authorities are searching for another teen who got in a fight with the victim before the stabbing. police have not released a description of the suspect. mayor de blasio will deliver his preliminary budget message today at city hall and a lot of it will focus on
good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and robin goes one-on-one with will smith. >> what do you want to see changed? >> speaking out about hollywood, race and the oscars backlash. >> we're all in this together and have to figure it out and we got to make it right. and a medical alert this morning. the cdc saying one in three americans has prediabetes and most people have no idea. dr. besser is here with the simple test you can do at home right now. >> for some reason i can't explain. >> coldplay's chris martin revealing his secrets to staying healthy as he gets ready for the super bowl halftime show, the restrictive diet he says is his
we are family >> a big announcement from the "duck dynasty" family overnight. they are growing with a brand-new baby just adopted. jep and jess robertson and all their kids here live. >> and get ready to rock into thursday. the kids from "school of rock" are with us amping up your morning as we say -- >> all: good morning, america. >> good morning, happy thursday. those "school of rock" are so excited and so talented. the show is everything it. cannot wait for them. we'll go to robin out in l.a. with will smith. >> robin is out there. go ahead, robin. so sorry. >> no, no, no, i'm just -- i just love -- you're in great company there, lara. >> i'm not complaining. just had to put a picture on social media. it's ridiculous.
but you heard from will smith. being very honest, open, looking for change in hollywood. hoping for that. talking with the academy president and really encouraging an open dialogue about what he is hoping to see happen and i'll share more of that coming up, guys. >> we can't wait to see that from you and also coming up tory johnson is here with "deals & steals" and she'll help us out in this harsh winter weather. make our skin nice and supple. all of those bargains are at least going to be 50% off today so you don't want to miss that in supple is not a word that i would have thought from you. >> apparently i am full of surprises. >> it's expensive also. >> let's get the morning rundown from rebecca jarvis. >> good morning. the big story this morning is that nightmare commute for people in the washington, d.c. area, just as they brace for one of the biggest snowstorms in years, an inch of snow on the untreated roads brought traffic to a standstill overnight with
thousands of drivers stranded for hours, many are now stuck again this morning and schools from maryland to virginia are delayed or closed and this is just the beginning. the monster storm is moving in from the gulf coast, could dump as much as two feet of snow by saturday and rob, of course, will have more on that forecast coming up shortly. mean type new details about the crisis in flint, michigan, where the tap water is contaminated with lead because the city switched water supplies to save money. newly released e-mails show that top state officials dismissed early concerns about lead levels in children and tried to pass on the blame. an aide to the governor said it was the responsibility of local officials age claimed critics were just playing politics. city leaders in detroit are asking a judge for an injunction to stop teachers from staging mass sick-outs like the one wednesday. more than 40,000 students have missed classes and teachers are protesting the conditions in the
a judge in london has determined that russian president vladimir putin likely approved the killing of a former spy. the ex-russian agent died after drinking tea laced with radioactive polonium at a london hotel in 2006. moscow denies involvement. new poll numbers show donald trump expanding his lead over the rest of the republican pack. he is now 20 points ahead of ted cruz in new hampshire and is getting a boost from sarah palin's endorsement. meanwhile, former senator bob dole is the latest member of the republican establishment taking trump's side in his battle with ted cruz. dole told "the new york times" that cruz is a, quote, extremist and nobody likes him. this next video is going to remind to you buckle up. a man went flying out the window after his truck, you see that, rolled over in brazil. the whole crash was caught on the dash cam video. now, here's the good news, he broke some bones, but he is otherwise okay.
twins who captured the hearts of millions online. this video of little christian and christina holding hands while being cradled by their dad. it has now gone viral. such a sweet video. it's on facebook. the twins were born 11 weeks early. they weighed in at just two pounds but doctors say they are improving. they're doing just fine and mom says the twins can't stop holding hands. they even do it while they are napping and she said she wanted to share the video to give hope to all parents of premature babies. she's doing just that. such a touching video, george. >> that is so sweet. thank you, rebecca. that is great. right now we'll dig into a public health crisis that affects 86 million americans called pre-diabetes. more than one in three americans have it but don't know it. dr. besser on a new campaign to raise awareness. i was surprised at the numbers here. >> yeah, i mean they're very high. pre-diabetes means that your blood sugar is higher than normal but not to the level yet that you're called true diabetes. but 30% of people who have that
years to develop type 2 diabetes and don't even know it. >> meanwhile they've come up with the test that will give you an idea whether or not you're susceptible. >> so let's go through it, the cdc is releasing simple tests, we can do it right now. so if you are a man hold up one finger, zero if you are a woman. if you're over 60 hold up three finger, over 50, hold up two finger, over 40 hold up one finger. if you're inactive, just sitting on the couch all day hole up one finger, if type 2 diabetes runs in your family hold up a finger, if you have high blood pressure, hold up one finger, okay, now look at this chart and hold up the number of fingers that is under the picture that looks most like you. >> oh, no. >> be honest on this one. >> okay. >> so if you're holding up five or more fingers you're at increased risk for pre-diabetes. >> i'm closer than i thought. >> one in three people are going to hit five or more fingers. >> but explain what that means.
fingers see your doctor and they'll check you to see if your blood sugar is high. the key thing is it's reverseable. with exercise and some weight loss, you're going to reverse this and all you have to do is lose 5% of your body weight. it's not a lot and you can of diabetes. that's why it's so important. >> that is important. you'll be taking questions all morning long on had. >> i will and post the website. home. to michael. here's a look at what's head on the "gma morning menu." more of robin's exclusive one-on-one with will smith who is speaking out about hollywood and race. and the coldplay diet. how chris martin is getting in shape for the big super bowl halftime show. plus, wolfgang puck is here with a new online cooking school and we'll try it on the show. got rebecca and jesse ready to go. you can try it at home. all that coming up live on "gma" in times square. get to work, i'm hungry. >> we're cooking.
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welcome back. more now from robin and will smith out in l.a. big debate on diversity in hollywood. hey, robin. >> hey there again, george. grateful for the opportunities he has received in hollywood and he's ready to see more people from all backgrounds get those same opportunities. this morning he's looking for a way to make that happen, continuing a very important conversation. we've heard from the academy from the president saying there are going to be in her words drastic changes, drastic.
>> you know, at this point, the academy is 94% caucasian and 77% male. it's just difficult to get a diverse cultural sampling from that group. it's a systemic bias that needs to be addressed across the industry. i talked to cheryl boone isaacs yesterday and that's what makes this -- that's what makes it so complex, you know, you've got cheryl boone isaacs, an african-american female who is the head of the academy, chris is hosting, reggie hudland is producing, it's just -- it's an extremely complex issue and more than anything we got to keep the conversation going.
have done, how have you been able to do it and how can others of color be able to have a similar successful career here in hollywood? >> there's always a huge part of it that is going to be providence and luck and a blessing, for me it was being grabbed by quincy jones. that's why i say for me i have to be a bigger part of the solution, quincy jones grabbed me really early and showed me the ropes. you know, he taught me the game. we make movies. it's not that serious. it's not that serious. except that it plants seeds for dreams and historically hollywood has led. we have to get out front. there is a disharmony that is brewing in our country and in our industry that, you know, i
this is a marriage, you know, and i look at it as this sort of big, giant, multi-interracialmulti-interracial -- >> sometimes dysfunctional. >> but the marriage is in a space where divorce is not an option, we're all in this together and we have to figure it out and we got to make it right. >> and it has to be more than just when the academy nominations are out. >> right, absolutely. >> this is when the conversation and then it kind of goes away. >> right, absolutely. >> what do you want to say to people who are, you know, on twitter and they're voicing their concerns. what does will smith want to say to them? >> i want to say that, part of the beauty of this country is the ability to disagree, part of what makes us great is
tends to win. i say let's keep debating. let's do our best to keep it in love and keep it in light. i want to leave an industry in better shape than i found it. >> and will, we sat there for quite some time talking about a myriad of issues and he made it abundantly clear, guys, he gets it. you know, he hears from people on social media, yes, they're actors and there are far more serious issues in the world. he understands that. but there is a role that movies have played and that as he put it, they can plant the seeds for dreams and he was telling me about with his grandmother, his grandmother always liked him to do the funky chicken. he knew he wanted to be an entertainer with his grandmother and really planted the seed for him and that is his hope that it just broadens and we're going -- i really feel we'll hear from
very serious about making some changes, some tangible changes and i would be surprised if we didn't get some kind of other reaction from them relatively soon. >> even before the oscars and what he's really talking about a real constructive conversation now and that can help everyone. >> absolutely. >> yeah, it's about dialogue but also some action taking place and you spoke with spike. that was a lively conversation you had with spike yesterday. love what he said about chris rock. that was great but what -- there's both saying, both he and will, it's, you know, the nominations are one thing, there are people upset that ridley scott didn't get a nomination that "carol" wasn't nominated for movie. i mean, there's plenty of complaints going around. but they're saying that you've got to be in the room. you've got to be at the table when these projects are being -- are getting the green light from hollywood producers and that's what the important thing is. >> sure is. thanks for bringing that, robin. >> oh, yeah, by the way, please
we ate at his restaurant last night. we have a little bit of a food coma. >> wolfgang, you're getting a shoutout from robin. she said she loved your restaurant last night in l.a. >> thank you, robin. you know, which one did you go to, spago or -- >> cut. we were at cut. it was so great. >> it's a beautiful restaurant. beautiful artwork too. >> sell it, wolfie. >> thanks for everything. wolfie. >> a great steak. >> robin, great, great job. that was a fascinating and just an important conversation. >> really necessary. we want to turn now from robin to another star in the headlines for a very different reason. you remember tom brady getting a lot of attention for his diet. this guy, another star is headed to the super bowl also making headlines for how he eats. chris martin, coldplay on a very restrictive diet as he gets ready for the big game. he won't actually be on the field, however, need to remind
is here with that. >> hi, lara. it seems everybody is trying to figure out new ways to get and stay healthy. could skipping food once a week be the answer. chris martin says it's working for him. you make me feel like i'm alive again >> reporter: coldplay front man chris martin may have channeled his inner primate in "adventure of a lifetime". i feel my heart beating >> reporter: but offstage he's also taking on a very primal dieting regime which he says improves his voice and makes him more creative. >> i fast once a week, one day a week, yeah. >> reporter: the 38-year-old grammy winner scheduled to appear on the super bowl halftime show next month says he's on the 6:1 diet evening only six days a week and on the seventh day fasting only drinking water and goes back to
experienced feast or famine rarely eating multiple meals a day, instead they would kill, gorge and go long periods with nothing to eat. >> i was told just try not eating for one day when i was sick an i did it and found i could sing a bit better and also i felt so grateful for food. >> reporter: but some nutritionists say not so fast. >> any of the benefits that this type of program offers relate to psychological benefit, not necessarily physical benefits. >> reporter: martin's ex-wife gwyneth paltrow is also famously known for her strict unusual diets revealing in 2013 she hasn't eaten meat in two decades. martin admits the 6:1 plan can be tough. >> if you fast for awhile, 15 hours in you get a little antsy so you have to be careful who you're talking to. >> fasting can lead to
blood sugar and difficulty concentrating and this can all negatively impact performance. >> negative, that's right. chris says he's clearly not doing this for weight loss but if you're hoping to drop a few pounds with the 6:1 plan you might want to hit the pause button. we checked with experts including our medical team at abc and caution that fasting once a week just drinking water can be risky especially if you have health problems like liver or kidney issues or if you're pregnant woman, for instance, calorie reduction is one thing but skipping food altogether one day -- >> gets out of balance. >> everything gets a little wacky. >> i'm no doctor but i would imagine your metabolism would shut right down. >> for him he says it's working but you don't want to rung out and do it right away. check with your doctor first. >> hope he's ready for the field, the gridiron. down to virginia where rob is checking on the storm, hey, rob. >> hey, lara, you know when it comes to diet you want to take it easy on the sodium unless
v-dot tolara, jesse, if you need a little salt for your eggs this morning, we have it here. >> you are ready. >> we got wolfgang puck here so i'm sure you could find a way to use that salt and incorporate it into a great dish. time for "pop news" and a lot of headlines. lena dunham is making headlines saying she's saying no to saying yes. dunham writing for linkedin for years she was a clonic people pleaser convinced that saying yes was the key to being liked but when she started saying things like she was too busy, she was too tired and that she hates laser tag she was surprised by how well people responded to her honesty. i think she's actually lying because no one dislikes laser tag. it is important, you've got to be able to say no sometimes.
>> people pleasers, they think people won't like them. >> robin taught me a funny saying, no is a complete sentence. >> with or without a period. that's right. absolutely true. cannot agree with that more. big news coming out of arizona. john legend joining forcing with juanes. the stars performed outside the detention center in arizona singing bob marley's "redemption" song. take a listen. these songs of freedom is all i ever had >> the duo taking part in the free america campaign to draw attention to immigration and mass incarceration. legend took time to meet former detainees organizers saying that their visit has given affected families new hope. >> good for them. beautiful song too. >> no doubt about it. beautiful setting, as well. here in times square we know so
but a big one that's about to be revived. and to reveal the exclusive announcement we'll play a game called show tune showdown so i'll play a song and you guys have to tell me which musical it's from and, hint, guys, they're all connected somehow plus you get bonus points if you -- >> i love bonus points. >> all about bonus points on "gma." so starting out we'll go easy. how about this one that you may need kleenex for. take a listen. i never expected it too >> not a clue. >> "evita." >> ooh. george stephanopoulos, "evita." "don't cry for me argentina." next song. what about this haunting duet. >> ooh. "phantom of the opera". >> what's i called. >> how about waiting to hear the song? >> i heard haunting. >> well, you got it right. lara just --
to know the name of it. "it's all i ask -- >> finally i want you to paws, paws, george stephanopoulos, paws for this beautiful ballad. >> i know it's -- it's from "cats." it's so easy to -- >> what is it called? >> i love this song. >> oh, "memories." >> "memories." >> it's from "cats." >> someone told me. >> i have a feline friend delivering the perfect move, i believe. very nice. that was just purr-fect. andrei lloyd webber's "cats" is coming back to broadway and celebrate next summer tennille simon theater.
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valley line a mechanical issue for one train. metro north on or close. b and d trains signal problems at bedford park boulevard. street cleaning rules are in effect. >> thanks so much. let's check in with amy freeze and the forecast. >> people have to bundle up. temperatures will be below the freezing point. a windchill factor keeps us feeling like the teens and 20s through the afternoon. all eyes are focused on what could happen with the snowstorm. the national weather service issued a blizzard watch saturday into sunday. areas in blue under a winter storm watch and coastal flooding will be an issue. much of the snow falling during the day and into the afternoon on saturday. for the rest of this day, planning temperatures in the low to mid-30s. a high of 36, 37 degrees in and around the area. we will watch the forecast for you and updates throughout the day. lori? >> all right, amy, thank you. it's 8:28.
when we come back, how with a blizzard watch in effect for the area, the rush to prepare will hit a fever pitch. big box stores are a hot spot for snow shovels, salt and snow blowers. people are stocking up buying food and fuel. have a three-day supply of water and food on hand. also nassau county executive ed mangano will have a briefing on the storm preps. suffolk police have moved
their precincts in case they need to make rescues. utility companies are warning that the combination of the wet snow and high winds could do a lot of damage to the electrical system. it's 8:29. that will do it for us. we are back in a i want to see you smile welcome back to "gma" on this thursday morning. here with lara and wolfgang puck is here, as well today. just started a new online cooking school and there he is with jesse and rebecca following two of the >> starting the roux. >> according to wolfgang you can make gourmet meals learning online. i love that. jesse is trying out quesadillas. rebecca is making gourmet mac and cheese following them on their tablets. first over to michael. >> spice. >> uh-huh. onions. >> all right, thanks, guys. if you have not
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you know it's a big morning here on "gma." we're joined now by "duck dynasty" stars jep and jessica robertson and their five children including their newest addition, baby son gus. we got to meet last night on their new show "jep and jessica growing the dynasty" here for their first interview since that big news but let's look at the moment when baby gus is welcomed into the family. >> he's here. oh, baby gus. >> here's your son. >> oh. hi, little mister. oh. >> can i hold him, momma. >> we're all going to hold him. he's so big. what a big boy you are. >> and i want to thank you all so much for -- you guys brought an army. >> we did. we did. >> you got a lot of people, got a lot of kids, congratulations on all the great news that's going on in your lives right now. want to start with baby gus, the newest addition, of course, you just adopted him and wanted to
i know that of your fourth kid you had some health issues that prevented you from getting pregnant again. what made you decide to adopt seven years later this beautiful little boy? >> well, we -- it's really was on my heart for many, many years and probably, you know, when river was about 3 or 4 i was like, oh, i just feel like this is something we need to do and the more opportunities that represented us as far as helping the less fortunate or, you know, around in our neighborhoods or, you know, going overseas to mission trips, the urge got heavier and heavier and really jep came in and said, you know what, this was about a year and a half ago. he said i feel like god put this on your heart for a reason. he didn't plant the seeds for nothing and this is definitely a god thing and really after that we said, okay, we waited a little bit longer then we went and talked to the adoption agency so we started the whole process and, you know, it was a long journey that he finally
>> i wanted a full basketball player. >> five is a nice round number. >> how is baby gus integrating into the family. >> awesome. >> he is the best baby. really seriously. >> if you can spoil a child we are definitely doing that. >> he's spoiled with love. i'm telling you there is not an hour that goes by that he's not kissed that he's loved. >> four beautiful brothers and sisters. i have to ask you guys, what is the best part about having a brand-new baby brother? >> what's so fun about it, guys? >> anybody? >> learned how to make bottles. >> which is important. >> yes. >> she's an excellent changer of the diapers. >> really? >> comes in very handy. >> a skill we have to learn. obviously helps you guys out as well if you have your own basketball team. your father got in some hot water in 2013. made some inflammatory racial remarks. what's his reaction been and is he welcoming of the brand-new addition. >> he is and he's always said i guess this never got quoted.
race, the human race. says that quite often so he loves him and he's loved him. >> i got to congratulate you guys on not just the adoption but the brand-new show that aired last night "jep and jessica: growing the dynasty". tell us about it. >> just our crazy lives. two, it gets kind of tough. three, you're kind of like eh and the fourth one whatever and the fifth, okay, we have a lot of kids. this is -- it's tough but awesome. >> it's a great show and it's got a bit of a different kind of style. >> it does. >> than "duck dynasty." >> it's a good make you feel good, you know, you always are going to have good laughs but our show will be -- it's a little more real and like light. maybe not every episode. there will be some tears. i'm a crier and i know you saw
going to delve into our lives and everyday struggles as a mom and dad and now that we've expanded our family so largely and it's going to be good. >> congratulations to all the wonderful things that are happening in your lives with, of course, the newest addition and baby gus and this brand-new show "jep and jessica: growing the dynasty" on wednesdays on a&e. >> down south and waiting for the snow and rough weather in
includ >> this weathercast is brought to you by folger's. lara, a nice hot cup would go right fine right now with temperatures in the mid-20s in northern virginia. >> i will get you one, rob. great job out there. and coming up, the great cook-off is on. jesse, rebecca, head-to-head with wolfgang puck at the helm. see how they do it and teach you
back now with dear friend renowned chef wolfgang puck who wants everybody to be age to make his delicious recipes. so, an ingenious thing, launched his very own online cooking school where you can learn how to whisk, chop, puree like a pro. >> so easy, go to wolfgangpuckcookingcool.com. >> why do you like this versus a book? >> because this one you learn from "a" to "z," get the cooking lesson how to make thing, one, two, three, we are making a quesadilla, you will see me for ten minutes and can watch it, pause it, okay, i get it how to
it's really easy and simple. >> nothing better than having the real guy here in person. step one of this, what do we got to do. >> step one, add barbecue sauce and a little roasted jalapeno. >> a lot of roasted hall pain know. >> you put it over the fire on a grill or can buy them too and mix it altogether. >> that's step one. >> step two is you put that with the cheese in between two -- >> tortillas. >> that's it. >> spread it out. >> step three, put it on the griddle. cook it nice and brown on both sides. just be sure that it's cooked on both sides. pam. >> i put a little bit of olive oil on it. you can put butter, pam but or nothing -- >> till it gets nice and brown. >> i wanted to show everybody one of these is wolfgang's is one is jesse. any thoughts? >> one of these things does not belong here.
same place anyway. it's all going to my stomach. >> i like how yours is golden brown so i think your presentation might need a little bit -- >> you know what, i like you cooked it the right way, you see it's not white, it's not blackened. it's just cooked just as well -- >> so easy to follow. he's a great instructor. mom, are you listening to this? i'm learning to cook in rebecca jarvis took another one of the recipes from your onlike cooking school making your four day homemade mac and cheese. a recipe lots of moms would love rather than the ole box of mac and cheese. this is easy. step one is -- >> making a roux. >> is it roux or roux. >> r-o-u-x, a mixture of butter, oil and flour and step two, you
>> that becomes the bechamel. this is very tasty. will kids eat this. >> they'll love it. never want another one. i know everybody loves it. i do that for the oscars and we make a little container -- >> yes. >> ramekin of it and people love it. eat two or three of them. >> step three -- >> step three, you put it in here, mix the macaroni with the sauce, the sauce here. >> i'm doing my best. >> while we do that i'm going to show everybody two of these. one of these is wolfgang's and one of these is rebecca's again. we were all doing the show while we were cooking so -- >> rebecca didn't have an oven so she couldn't bake it. >> an oven is a very important part, i learned. >> it turns out you need an oven to finish it. you can see ow golden delicious it comes out and it was easy? >> honestly, so easy, if i had an oven i'm fairly certain it might have looked like yours.
it with parmesan, mozzarella, bread crumbs and get the beautiful top. >> we like competition here. >> i like to lose. >> i would like to think both of these guys -- >> hold it. >> follow the online instructions better, who is your winner? >> i think i have to go she does it better. >> oh. >> yes. >> no, i think you both did an amazing job because i think to follow a recipe perfectly, i think it is amazing for the first time, all right. you got the golden spatula. >> you got the golden whisk. >> great job. >> that's amazing. >> you guys can see it, as well. all of wolfie's recipes and information at our website, goodmorningamerica.com. coming up, "school of rock." we got the cast performing live.
>> are you ready to rock. the students of broadway's "school of rock" sure are. their show is on now at the winter garden theater and right here in times square, here they are with "stick it to the man." [ cheers and applause ] >> now, the man, he's the one that makes all the rules. now, he's the one that keeps you down. now, how does that make you feel? >> oh. that's right. when the world has screwed you and crushed you in its fist when the way you're treated has got you in a twist there's been one solution since the world began don't just sit and take it stick it to the man rant and rave and scream and
out if they try to stop you let 'em know exactly where they all can go and do it just as loudly as you can stick it to the man >> if you want to rock you got to get angry at the man. parents overwork ya stick it to the man hate the way they jerk ya stick it to the man tired of the system stick it to the man rise up every system stick it to the man break the rules ignore the signs and color way outside the line go off the script do what you like they hate it they can take a hike and do it just as loudly as you can stick it to the man if you're feeling angry then put that into some of your music stick stick stick [ cheers and applause ]
>> my man, yes. that's it. >> yes, okay. now. stick it to the man yes parents in your face stick it to the man bullied for eating good snack foods stick it to the man gloria riviera enough with all the kardashians stick it to the man rock the house and make a scene and cranks the amps to 17 and scream until their ears are shot they all can kiss your you know what do everything they ever tried to ban stick it to the man >> good morning, america. [ cheers and applause ] when the world has screwed you and crushed you in its fist when the way you're treated has got you in a twist there's been one solution
don't just sit and take it stick it to the man >> let's go. rant and rave and scream and shout stick your little finger out just be rude and rip your jeans and show 'em what rebellion means let's barge in someone else's camera van especially those we're so much cooler than yeah it's time to throw it all against the fan there's no way you can stop the school of rock yeah
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have a good one. good morning. thursday, january 21st. i'm lori stokes. latest headlines, in a few minutes from now, an nypd officer shot in the leg in the bronx will be heading home from the hospital. officer sherrod stewart was recovering since the shooting back on january 11th. a fragment from a bullet fired by a fellow officer became lodged in his leg. officer stewart was injured in an exchange of gunfire. a 19-year-old suspect was shot multiple times. he was arrested and is facing charges of assaulting an officer. now on to the weather with a major winter storm on the way, meteorologist amy freeze is standing by with your accuweather forecast. >> it's cold. a lot of people want to talk weekend. feels like 20 degrees. feels like temperatures will be expected. tomorrow the flurries start late. the national weather service issued a blizzard watch in effect saturday into sunday. that's when most of the snow
will happen. a winter storm watch for northwestern hudson valley and coastal flood watch for the jersey shore and parts of long island. the beachline real problems during high tides. more as the day goes on. >> all right, amy, thank you. a check on the long island railroad issues and a lot, right, heather. >> that's right. long island railroad, ronkonkoma branch is restored but up to two-hour delays. take a look behind me. this is the george washington bridge. look at the on side of the george washington bridge. the inbound side. it is dead stopped as you go across the upper level. as a result, you have at least a one hour delay inbound at the george washington bridge. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. lori, over to you. >> thanks so much. that will do it for us. we are back in a half hour with another update. in the meantime, coming up next, "live with kelly and michael." have a great day, everyone. you'd be surprised how easy it is to get a good low-cost health plan! you might even get help paying for it!