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good morning. new anger, new attacks. demonstrators set fire to cars and clashed with police in kabul, afghanistan, as further south four american servicemen are killed in another inside attack. royal defiance. an italian magazine publishes more photos this morning of the duchess of cambridge sunbathing topless as lawyers of the royal couple head to court in france to file a criminal complaint against the photographer who took them. and amazing or alarming, video of a toddler playing with a 300-pound gorilla just posted on youtube.
it happened years ago, but it's sparking a big debate among parents today, monday, september 17th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television this is "today" with matt lauer and f-guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lawer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie. that wave of anti-american violence keeps spreading this morning with protests now in at least 20 countries. >> the latest demonstrations overnight in afghanistan, pakistan and indonesia, these were all sparked by an internet movie that ridicules the islamic faith. this morning we're going to get some unique perspective on what's going on from salman rushdie who faced a similar backlash to his fictional book "the satanic verses" some 23 years ago. also, new details on a case that gripped the nation in the
'70s. you'll probably remember it. a former green beret and doctor convicted of killing his pregnant wife and their two daughters. jeffrey macdonald's story was made famous by the best selling book and tv movie "fatal vision." for 42 years he has maintained his innocence and is now hoping new dna evidence can clear his name. we'll have more on that story. on a much, much lighter note. it was a big weekend for korean pop sensation psy following his live performance on the plaza on friday. i leave for one day and look what happens out there. >> i was going to say. matt, you weren't here because you were worried your invisible horse dance wasn't up to snuff >> i was worried that i would have to do that and i watched some video of you guys doing that. meanwhile, he had a very big appearance. >> made a surprise appearance on "snl" and his single has climbed to number one on the itunes chart. this morning, as prompted, he will have a special message for his fans. >> get to that a little later on, take a breath and start with
the very serious story of ongoing anti-american violence in the east. richard angel is in kabul. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. these protests are continuing in pakistan, indonesia, here in kabul, but they do appear to be getting smaller. for u.s. troops in afghanistan there is a much bigger problem, insider attacks, and there were two more of them this weekend. almost like a storm, this cloud of anti-american rage is now moving to the fringes of the region. a few hundred afghans today expressed anger over the internet movie that lampooned the muslim prophet muhammad. some armed, they burned cars and clashed with police near a u.s. logistics base on the outskirts of kabul, but this isn't what has u.s. officials really worried here. four american soldiers were killed sunday by the afghan police they were working with at a tiny outbust near the pakistani border.
five policemen from the outpost escaped. afghan police on saturday killed two british soldiers who were in the midst of treating a wounded man. more than 50 nato troops have been killed in these so-called insider attacks this year. u.s. policy is to train afghan forces so americans can leave here in 2014, but it's hard to train when the trainees are killing you. it's hard to draw down, too, leaving fewer americans to protect each other. >> this is a new phenomena. it's related to taliban activity, and it reflects a widespread belief among the afghans that the u.s. is coming out, and it's time to demonstrate your loyalty to the incoming power. >> reporter: the afghan government says it's now re-screening its security forces. >> i think we're going to continue to see this kind of violence, perhaps even escalating violence, up to and including the day we're all gone
from there. >> reporter: on friday the taliban launched a bold raid on a tato base in southern afghanistan, the same one where britain's prince harry is posted. the militants got deep inside, killed two u.s. marines and destroyed six marine harrier jets. the militants wore american uniforms. it's increasingly hard to know here who the enemy is. that attack caused about $200 million worth of damages. these insider attacks destroy trust between u.s. and afghan forces, and it's their ability to work together that is the basis for the u.s. exit strategy from this country. matt? >> richard angel in kabul this morning. richard, thank you very much. the washington bureau chief of al arabiya, the arab language satellite channel. good to see think morning. >> thank you. >> let me ask you about the protests that we've now been watching for the better part of a week in parts of the middle east, the horn of africa. what's behind these, in your
opinion? is this about this small-time internet movie, or is this something much deeper, a long simmering distrust of the united states? >> it's all the above. it's much long-simmering resentment of the united states. it has some legitimate reasons, but it's essentially a pretext, and it is not really about religion. it's about politics and world power. it's about what's taking place in these countries that are going through a tremendous complex, painful transition. take egypt, for instance, extremists and islamists with different interpretations of islam competing with the mainstream islamist group in egypt which is the muslim brotherhood. >> right. >> they whipped up frenzy against the movie initially, and then the president, who is very cynical, was looking to protect his flanks so he called for more demonstrations instead of containing the demonstrations or condemning them so what you have is a competition in egypt as to who is going to shape the future of egypt, and using this movie
as a pretext. >> which raised the question. is this about the united states really at all, or is this about uncertainty in these people's own futures and their religious leaders and their political leaders simply finding a convenient target in the united states? >> it is about the united states only in a partial way. there are, as i said, legitimate grievances against u.s. policy, traditional support for the autocratic regimes, failure to solve the palestine problem, the way the war on terror was framed and conducted and the civilian casualties, all that's true. the problem is you have now more -- it has to do with what's taking place in those societies, especially in the arab world, in those societies going through this transition. >> right. >> you have competing forces using a pretext like the movie. you are going to see this taking place all over the arab world and the muslim world because these societies feel
marginalized, feel aggrieved, and they are ruled by oppressive regimes, and the regimes are very good at directing the wrath of their own people, not against the injustices in those societies, but against the american boogieman. >> when you look back at the speech that president obama gave in 2009 in cairo when he talked about his desire to recalibrate the relationship between the united states and the muslim world or the arab world, where does that re-calibration stand as we now watch the images coming from many of these cities? >> it must be extremely ironic for the president who went to cairo to call for a new beginning with the muslim world to see that his policies are in tatters right now, and not necessarily because of his actions, although he's blamed now because he failed to solve the arab-israeli conflict and all that. that tells you that this is not essentially about the united states policy or about president barack obama. it's about what's taking place in those societies, and i think
the president and the secretary of state will make a mistake if they make it a religious issue. we are not engaged in theological disputations with these people. this is role politics, and when the president talks about islam or judaism or christianity, we are playing their game. this should not be the game. the game should be that your societies have serious problems, economic, social, cultural, and have you to deal with those problems, and we are willing to help, but this is not about the united states. >> right. >> it's about role politics in the arab world and the muslim world. >> thank you so much for your time this morning. it's always good to see you. >> thank you. >> it's 7:09. here's savannah. >> matt, thanks. how are the attacks and protests abroad impacting the presidential race. chuck todd's is nbc's political director and chief white house correspondent. chuck, good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. >> of course, these events don't take place in a vacuum, take place in the middle of a presidential campaign, and all along the president's advisers have said they are worried about an outside event, something beyond their control that could impact the campaign. does -- do these protests in the
middle east have the potential to have that kind of impact to the extent that they expose weakness in the president's policies? >> reporter: look, they do. i'm reminded by all politics is local, even overseas, and when you hear some of his descriptions of what's going on, but, yes, this qualifies as one of those events. it plays into this narrative of, okay, are things better, you know. the president made promises about an outreach to the muslim world. are things better? matt brought up the speech in cairo. i remember being at that speech. you and i were both traveling with the president at that time, and to think that this is what we're seeing almost four years later where america is being protested as if it didn't matter who was president again, so i think when it calls into question some of those promises, yes, this is the type of unexpected event that could end up looking back, could be one of those things that derails the re-election. >> meantime, mitt romney is obviously trying to seize the moment, but i guess the question is he smart to go with foreign policy to the extent that that
distracts him from the economy which is his calling card for the election? >> reporter: savannah, there's an internal dispute in the campaign about which direction to go, because on the one hand you could make the argument this plays into status quo versus change. are you better off? are you better off in the relationship in the middle east? are things better off here at home? on the other hand, at the same time is the economic message working? you know, that's what he had been focused on for seven months, and it hadn't made progress. it sort of hit a ceiling, so i think that's sort of the dispute internally in the campaign. on the one hand the romney folks don't want to look like they are off message. foreign policy crisis, as fast as they arise, they sometimes dissipate as quickly and the public may turn around and say, hey, wait a minute, what about the economy? >> real quickly, i want to ask you about an article in "politico" which details squabbling among romney advisers, a lot of blind quotes, anonymous quotes. is there an ominous sign for the campaign that they are blaming each other anonymously in print?
>> reporter: this certainly doesn't happen in winning campaigns, right, savannah, the type of thing you read about losing campaigns. it reads like a prebituary, if you will, people will see who is going to get the blame for the republican party's best chance of knocking off an incumbent president in 30 years. this sounds like over-panic, if you will. 50 days, still a ways to go. the first debates are still coming up, and i've got to tell you both campaigns are so concerned about the first debates, they both have taken a lot more time out of their schedules due to debate prep than maybe people realize. >> chuck todd in our washington newsroom, thank you. 7:12. once again here's matt. thank you. to an alleged terror plot thwarted right here in the united states. an 18-year-old is due in federal court today for allegedly planning to detonate a car bomb outside a chicago nightclub. nbc's katie tur has details on that. katie, good morning. >> reporter: and the 18-year-old, matt, is here -- from here in this chicago suburb. he is a u.s. citizen, and as you
said is due back in federal court later today. he's facing charges that he planned and then tried to carry out an act of terrorism just last friday. the fbi says adel daoud was intent on killing as many americans as possible. according to the criminal complaint, the 18-year-old from hillside illinois drove a green jeep cherokee full of what he thought was explosives to a downtown chicago nightclub and then attempted to detonate it. the teenager first came to the fbi's attention in 2011 when he sent e-mails sympathizing with bin laden, writing in one that osama wasn't crazy for wanting to destroy america. eventually court papers say daoud met with an undercover agent posing as an extremist. he picked the unnamed nightclub from google maps and allegedly told the agent he wanted the attack to be massive enough to make it in the news, like
tonight. authorities say daoud was bent on terrorism, vowing repeatedly that it was in his heart. >> we're going to see more and more examples of this type of self-radicalization. this is the new wave in the terrorist threat, but it doesn't mean it's a threat that we can't deal with. >> a kid that i know, adel is an angel. he helped me -- my husband was away, and he helped me start the lawn mower. >> reporter: surprise from neighbors and a denial from daoud eats family. in an interview with the "new york times" the teen's brother claimed daoud was always peaceful. that one time he got punched at school, and he didn't do anything. he's a very passive person. the complaint outlines a number of online discussions in which daoud used popular internet shorthand like lol or laughing out loud, a sign of just how assimilated into american culture the teenager is. federal authorities stress that at no time was there any danger
that daoud would detonate a bomb. matt. >> katy tur in chicago, thanks very much. >> now for the rest of the day's news with tamron hall over at the news desk. mayor rahm emanuel has raised the stakes as the teachers strike has entered its second week, seeking a court order forcing teachers back into the classrooms. on sunday the teachers said they were not comfortable with a tentative contract offer and wanted more time to go over it. fire fighters have contained the largest of the mountain wildfires that broke out during a weekend heat wave in southern california. four fire fighters were injured. meantime, several large fires are still raging in washington state, and canada is sending fire crews in to help out. in iraq this morning, a suicide car bomber killed at least seven iraqis and wounded more than ten others, including a member of parliament. that attack took place near the for the guide green zone where the u.s. and other western
embassies are located. china pledged this morning to protect japanese citizens and property after china's worth outbreak of anti-japan violence in decades. a dispute over a group of uninhabited islands is behind the friction that involved asia's two largest economies. major japanese firms have temporarily closed their factories in china and urge japanese workers to stay indoors. gasoline prices have jumped another five cents a gallon in the past week. aaa says the nationwide average now, $3.87 a gallon for regular. reasons for this latest increase are tensions in the middle east and u.s. refinery shutdowns due to hurricane isaac. wall street will try to build on last week's rally. more now from the new york stock exchange. >> reporter: good morning, tamron. that's right, occupy wall street protesters may try to blockade the new york stock exchange today, but investors aren't staying away. the stock market is close to levels it hasn't seen in nearly
five years. that's after the federal reserve acted to boost the economy last week. now all eyes are turning to europe where leaders will meet this week to try and resolve the crisis there. tamron. >> all right. kayla, thank you so much. here's a question. what happens when a zoo keeps lions and tigers in the same enclosure, and they happen to be a boy and a girl. you get a liger. you probably heard of ligers, a cross between a lion and tiger as mentioned. in russia one of the ligers made it with a lion to produce the world's only known laliger. the laliger cub has been named kiara after a character in "the lion king." it's 7:17, back to matt, savannah and al. what movie made the liger famous? >> a classic.
>> "napoleon dynamite." >> i've never heard of a liger. >> mr. roker. >> severe weather down to the south. an upper level low will be pushingts way into the southeast from new orleans all the way to charlotte, and as you look on the radar, can you see we've got stuff firing up already. a lot of rain through the southern gulf. as you go into the future, rain is firing up really making its way up into the southeast. later tomorrow, into the mid-atlantic states, risk of strong storms, maybe even a tornado. rainfall, anywhere from 4 to 5 inches of rain from new orleans all the way to lexington, kentucky and roanoke, virginia. that's what's going on around >> we will start the day with some sunshine. rain to the south and a friend to the northwest close in on rain chances.
that's your latest weather. savannah. >> al, thanks. now to the so-called "fatal vision" case, a former army doctor convicted of murdering his pregnant wife and two young daughters. jeffrey macdonald has maintained his innocence for 42 years, but now his supporters are hoping that a new hearing can clear his name. this report from wilmington, north carolina this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, savannah. the story of jeffrey macdonald and the murders of his wife and two daughters have been the subject of tv movies, documentaries and books. for 4 years he's maintained his innocence and now the ivy-league educate kated doctor is hoping a new hearing will clear his name or help determine if he's a cold-blooded killer. throughout the 1970s, america was gripped by the case of jeffrey macdonald, handsome, a
doctor, a member of the elite green berets, accused of stabbing and bludgeoning to death his pregnant wife colette and their two young daughters, ages 2 and 5. it was horrifically similar to the manson murders. the word pig scrawled in blood in the family's apartment in ft. bragg, not carol. macdonald claimed hippies chanting acid is groovy broke into the home, killed his family and left him injured and enough. the army found there wasn't enough evidence to pursue the case, but in 1979 a federal jury found macdonald guilty. >> he argued that a gang of crazies broke into her apartment and did the killing, but jury found he did it. >> reporter: macdonald maintained his innocence, refusing to even seek parole. >> i'm not going to tell two or three bureaucrats that i am sorry for something i didn't do. i did not murder my family >> reporter: case led to a best-selling book, "fatal vision." then an nbc miniseries by the
same name. which depicted macdonald as killer. >> i'm innocent of the charges, and i've always been innocent. >> reporter: case went all the way to the supreme court which upheld macdonald's conviction, but today in yet another court a judge will begin to determine whether new dna evidence and a defense claim that federal prosecutor intimidated a witness to lie are enough to reopen the case. jim blackburn, who prosecuted macdonald, has since been found guilty of unrelated ethical violations and has been disbarred, but he says he still believes the verdict was correct. colette macdonald's brother bob stevenson says, quote, there is nothing new out there, but jeffrey macdonald hopes that's not the case as he continues to fight, as he has, for 42 years. >> they can't take away the rest of my life and brand me as a murderer. i'm not, and i'm not going to let it happen. >> reporter: macdonald is now
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matt lauer. >> looked like a lot of fun. watched your moves. looked like a lot of fun. >> i'm sorry you weren't there because if you had been you would have been the one with the least rhythm instead of me. >> exactly, and tape of that forever. also, an interesting take on the current unrest in the middle east. coming up, we're going to talk to salman rushdie whose novel more than 20 years ago made him the target of similar anger and death threats, and we're going to get his perspective on this situation in just a couple of minutes. >> and an update on the story we told you about before. a 19-year-old turned internet sensation for the way she's dealt with her severe acne. now she has a starring role at new york's fashion week, and we'll talk to her about that. >> and the programming note. tomorrow on "today" katie lee will catch up with justin bieber's mom. she's written a new memoir about some past struggles in her life, the outlook today and the justin the rest of us don't know. that's an exclusive interview with justin's mom only here on "today," and she will be here live on wednesday. >> look forward to that. we'll begin this half hour
with an italian magazine publishing more images of the duchess of cambridge sunbathing topless in france. michelle kusinski joins us live. >> reporter: while william and kate are trying to enjoy a trip to the south pacific, an italian magazine published more of the photos, more than 20 of them and lawyers will be in court today beginning a battle against these publications. colorful, exuberant trip it's been for william and kate in asia. continuing their say in the solomon islands embraced by the people. kate even wore a dress given to her as a gift and a nearly constant smile. details and moment the world would be focusing on if it weren't for the images snapped earlier this month in france when the couple believed they were in no one's company by their own. they were here on the terrace of
a royal relative's chateau. the photographer reportedly several hundred yards away with a long lens and a clear view. today lawyers for the couple will appear in a french court seeking criminal charges, arguing that privacy was breached, her image damaged by the circulation of these photos of kate sunbathing topless. so far accessible in france, ireland, italy and certain u.s. websites. no publisher in the uk has touched them and british companies with a joint venture with the irish newspaper that ran them is now considering cutting ties. >> we're frankly horfive-day their decision to do it. we're frankly furious with it. >> reporter: a sentiment echoed by many, including princess diana's best friend rosa monkton who witnessed press intrusion in her life until the night she died. >> my first reaction was disbelief followed by anger because it showed me that nothing has changed since 15 years ago when diana died. >> reporter: but the publications that ran the photos
have staunchly defended themselves. >> just a beautiful couple, an in-love couple. >> she's not our future queen, and she won't, you know, and they are very good pics. >> reporter: today an italian magazine plashd out with 42 pages, who apparent with 200 pickages and said a call from the queen herself would not stop them y.go to court over this? if will and kate are successful, fines could be levied, future publications could be stopped, current ones pulled. however, the publications have arguments, too, not in the privacy of their home, outdoors in the view of the road. whose image was harmed by these or perhaps was it just the opposite? once again, the question comes up why didn't their security see this coming? savannah? >> all right.
thank you. an attorney with field, fisher, waterhouse in france joins us this morning. sir, good morning to you. >> good morning to you. let's talk about this lawsuit. do you think the royal family will be successful in this effort in france to get money damages assessed? >> they should actually have no trouble demonstrating that there was a severe invasion of privacy while the royal couple was on vacation in the south of france, so, yes, i think the chances are very much on their side. >> in some sense, of course, the damage has been done. the pictures are out. they have been published. so what is the remedy? is it just about money? >> well, there are several remedies possible in france. one would be damages, money, but i don't think that's what's at stake here. what the royal couple is looking for is an injunction which will prevent the magazine in question from publishing these photos on
its internet website or from the magazine selling them to other magazines outside of france, and, again, the royal couple should be able to win on these requests. >> as you mentioned, it's the injunction that's really the heart of this legal action, but in terms of the fines, do these publications look at it rather cynically and think, hey, it's worth it to pay that money and publish these photos that give us such notoriety. >> very much so. it's a very cynical and business-oriented calculation. money damages in france tend to be a fraction of what they would be in the united states, so any magazine, which is doing a cost-benefit analysis, is going to tell itself we're better off publishing these photographs, selling a maximum number of issues, and then going to court and paying whatever damages we're going to have to pay. >> what about criminal action against the photographer who shot the foeto, i suppose, for invasion of privacy?
>> yeah. if they could identify who the paparazzi is, they could go after him on criminal grounds, in other words, invasion of privacy, reaching into the private abody of the royal couple when they were on vacation, but we'll have to first figure out who the photographer was, and that's not necessarily going to be such an easy thing to do. >> this italian publication that has published these photos this morning, how feasible is for the royal family to go publication, by publication, trying to get these photos from being published? >> in europe there are at least 27 member states of the european union and if you have one magazine that wants to publish these photos they will have to go through 27 legal systems to get an injunction in each one. a french court would not be able to prohibit the publication in
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>> deeply personal story for you, and you haven't told it until now. why? >> partly because it was so personal, and i wanted to feel emotionally in a better place to tell it, but i always knew that i would tell it. and actually it's that personal story that i think needs to be told, you know. how did a writer and his family and his publishers face off against this extraordinary act of terrorism. >> and so many connections to what we're seeing now, but let's try to remind people of the heat that was surrounding you. theit t thei the atiyah khamenei marked you, you were told by death squads that they had, quote, unquote, frustrated credible plots. what kind of fear were you living in? >> it was a aim of incredible stress. a lot of people who knew me then and afterwards said ten years afterwar
afterwards, i was worried about my publishers, book sellers, translators, a lot to worry about. >> i remember my coverage at the time. i'm old enough to refreshes and i remember some story line that kept coming up that during this you were living this life, enjoying the money and enjoying the fame, living a combination of a life of like james bond and david beckham, the international man of mystery and being whisked away by limbo and things. what was the reality? >> well, that was for me one of the strangest things that people should attempt to so dramatically distort what was going on. yes, i think sometimes it did look glamourous, if you arrive in a bulletproof jag and police leave out of the door, people think who the hell does he think he is? and for my side of it it felt like jail >> you write a lot about your friend and say throughout this entire ordeal not one friend ever said to you i can't be your friend anymore because you're too much of a hot potato. >> yeah. >> these people risked a lot to
protect. >> you one of the things i really take away from that experience is the fact that i survived this because of the love of friends who did extraordinary things for me. >> so fast forward, 23 years, okay, and we're got a situation in the middle east right now, and you look at protests going on in some of these cities, and do you see a connection? >> yes, i mean, one of the reasons why in the book i used this metaphor of the hitchcock movie "the birds" is to real say what happened to me was like the first bird, and now we're in the middle of the storm. >> but what is -- i mean, if you remember, the itollia had never seen the movie. >> the reaction is a much more larger outrage.
we still live in a rage of outrage and people are defined by their outrage and feels that it justifies itself. >> but is it legitimate outrage in your opinion or is it manufactured outrage? think were you talking to one of our producers over the weekend. you said it's kind of the outrage machine? >> there's an autorage industry, people who look for things to provoke their audiences, and it is, it's to a large extent manufactured. the fact that you can unleash these violent mobs like this is obviously completely unacceptable. >> and consider the fact that when you wrote "the satanic verses" 23 years ago it was not the age of social media. >> no. >> where a message can spread like wildfire. >> absolutely. it's much easier to do that now. >> when you look at this creator of this film in question, this internet film in, some ways do you have sympathy for that person, or do you feel that that person has done something horribly wrong? >> well, i mean, i think he's done something malicious, and that's a very different thing
from writing a serious novel, you know. he's clearly set out to provoke, and he's obviously unleashed a much bigger reaction than he hoped for. i mean, one of the problems with defending free speech is you often have to defend people that you find to be outrageous and unpleasant and disgusting. >> when you saw that man taken in for questioning over the weekend slightly shrouded to mask his appearance, any level of sympathy there? >> not really. >> why not? >> well, because he did it on purpose. i mean, he set out to create a response, and he got it in spades. >> salman rushdie, interesting, interesting perspective and i can't wait to read more of this book. it's called "joseph anton." >> thank you. >> pleasure to have you here. >> and we're back right after this. ♪
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this enclosure and play with him. i think one of the reasons it's relevant today is because apparently there will r plans, though she's 23 that you mentioned, he may actually do this with other children in the future are and it's created quite a debate. >> we upload it had to youtube. a lot of comments. a lot of people saying this is an example, an exhibit of irresponsible parenting. >> yeah. >> because these gorillas are gentle and loving until they are not. >> and then it's too late. >> wild animal. >> people think of the lion video, the man goes back and hugs, a beautiful video. >> you're making a choice for that baby. that's a bad choice. i think many people might say. >> we should do something online here. should send people to our website and say whether you think this is something that shows a wonderful side of nature, or do you think it's an example of very irresponsible parenting. >> or both. >> go to today.com. perhaps you can weigh in and we'll give the results of our less-than-scientific poll tomorrow.
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♪ 8:00 now on monday morning. it's the 17th day of september, 2012. right now our crowd is screaming, and they are jamming to the music of pink, and i've got good news. if they come back tomorrow just about this time, they will get to jam to the real thing because pink will be joining us live in our 8:30 half hour. i'm telling you. she always puts on a great show so come on down and check it out. out on the plaza i'm matt lauer
along with savannah guthrie and al roker, and some more news coming up. >> if you were here on friday you missed one heck of a show here on the plaza. all went "gangnam style." >> oh, my goodness, burn the tape. >> look at david gregory. he did that on "meet the press." >> that was a combination of "gangnam style" from david and an irish folk dance, i'm not exactly sure, but good for him for getting out there and trying it. >> because of his breakout performance out on the "today" show psy went to number one on itunes. a huge moment for him, and he actually recorded a little message from us. >> from last friday, "today" show, singing twice, it's climbing like crazy, and now first time in history, can i cry? maybe a little bit? what can i say?
unbelievable only because of the "today" show, i'm on it, and i'm in it. thank you so much. >> oh, we're so happy for him. >> that's nice. >> and when people saw us dancing, they wanted to cry. >> he completed "saturday night live" there because it was only the "today" show that put him over the top. >> do the forensics on the timing, did he hit number one before "saturday night live" or after? >> also a teenager remet earlier this year. cassandra bankson suffers from something a lot of teens suffer from, severe acne. her makeup tips that she sent out over youtube became a sensation, and now she has made it all the way to fashion week in new york city, and she's going to be here, and we'll check in with her in just a couple of minutes. >> terrific story. and another icon in the house. penny marshall, comedy legend, that's right, where she's got a new memoir about her life in
front of and behind the camera entitled "my mother is nuts." >> we'll talk with penny marshall in just a little bit. >> hi, penny. >> love her. >> want to see that "l" on her shirt. >> let's go inside. tamron hall has the headlines. good morning. >> hey, everyone. violent protests in afghanistan, pakistan and indonesia against the anti-islam film that ridicules the prophet muhammad. hundreds of people in northwest pakistan set fire to a press club and government office sparking clashes with police that killed one demonstrator. in afghanistan hundreds of people have been throwing rocks and burning cars on the main road leading to a u.s. military base in kabul. the protest comes one day after four american soldiers were killed in another insider attack. the 18-year-old suburban chicago man accused of trying to use a weapons of mass destruction is due in federal court today. prosecutors say an undercover
agent gave adel daoud a phony car bomb and watched him press the trigger outside a chicago bar. the chicago teachers strike enters its second week. rehema ellis is in chicago with new developments with us. raheema, good morning. >> reporter: chicago mayor rahm emanuel plans to bring the strike to an end by going to court. city lawyers will be seeking an injunction to force the teachers back into the classroom. the mayor says this is a strike of choice and students are being used as pawns. teachers met sunday and failed to vote on a tentative agreement. issues still remain over job security. there will be no negotiations today because of a jewish holiday so the earliest school can resume is wednesday unless, of course, the court does give the city that injunction and forces the teachers back to school sooner. tamron. >> all right, raheema, thank you.
an italian gossip magazine published a 26-page spread of topless photos of william's wife kate today despite legal actions in france against the magazine that published them first. the royal couple's lawyers are in court seeking criminal charges for invasion of privacy against the photographer who took those pictures. now for a look at what's trending today. a quick roundup of what has you talking online. fans are going online to comment on "saturday night live's" new president obama, jay pharaoh who took to the podium in place of outgoing impersonator fred armisen. >> sasha, malia, go to bed. i do that to remind you that i have two you a doshl young daughters and not five creepy adult sons. >> he wanted to shake things up as the show enters a new season. and fans of "cool science" are helping this new video from the
department of energy go viral. it's using sound waves to levitate to drops of pharmaceutical solutions. amazing. the goal is to produce better drugs with fewer side effects. interesting. and lady gaga made headlines over the weekend when she wore a fur-adorned outfit at london's fashion week. the syringe who won't say if it's real or faux fur defends her right to say it saying, quote, you say a carcass, i see a museum priest de-- piece du resistance. >> you never know with the gaga. another fashion statement. she's head of the seascheesehea. very nice. is that cheddar? >> i don't know. >> looks good. i like a nice camembert. greenville, south carolina, showers and storms today.
78 degrees, and as we show you our afternoon highs, 50s in the plains, 80s down to the southeast. hundreds make your way into the southwest. 60s in new england. we do have a risk strong storms down to the southeast. wet weather all the way up into the tennessee river vale and up into the mississippi river valley thanks to a front. more warm weather in the pacific northwest. portland today getting up to 87 degrees. in fact, it's almost warm enough to be a devil. that's what's going on around the country. >> we will start the day withure some sunshine. rain to the south and a friend to the northwest close in on rain chances.
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week in new york city. we'll talk to cassandra in a minute but first how she got her. >> probably the most nerve racking thing i can do, probably my biggest insecurity. this is my face. >> over 12 million people have seen the inspiring youtube video of teen model cassandra bankson revealing her secret under all the makeup, a struggle with severe cystic acne. >> i always carry everything that i do down my neck just because, well, i have acne there. >> what started as a tutorial in makeup soon became a lesson in grace and courage as we learned cassandra had been a victim of high school bullying because of that acne. >> having the feedback from other peers and students at my school was really kind of self-traumatizing and put me into kind of a reclused isolated state. hey, everyone. >> but as support for kazcassan grew, so did her confidence. >> well, confidence is beauty essentially. you can't have one without the other. >> in the last two years
cassandra has posted hundreds of videos in an effort to help other teens find their definition of beauty. >> today i wanted to bring you an acne update. pleased with my skin. the best it's been in a long time. as you can see, i still have some issues down here. >> and now besides being be a inspiration, she can add cat walk model to her resume. just last week cassandra was asked to walk in new york fashion week's for boy meets girl. designer stacy iger was not even aware of her story when she was cast. >> i did not know her. i was looking for confident women. for meekah sandra stood out because of her vibe, because of her look. >> and now thanks to cassandra we know what's in fashion this week, confidence. cassandra bankson is with us this morning. >> good morning. >> nice to see you vut your stuff. >> it was unbelievable. like this is happening to me and
it's like wow. >> did you feel nervous? >> expecting a little bit of nervousness but i think it was more like i wanted to dance or bear hug somebody. >> and i know you've modelled before but this had to be special. >> this really was. you know, my preferred medium is probably print. this was, you know, cast through an online search for modeling but this is new york fashion week. >> is it right that the designer didn't even know your struggle with acne, hire had had you based on your beauty and poise along. >> if you want to call it that, thank you very much. >> that must have made it particularly special. >> since it was an online casting i didn't have to fly out for the auditions so it made it much easier. >> last time you were here your youtube, the video had 6 million hits. now you have how many? >> 12. >> 12 million hits. are you surprised how much it has resonated? >> i really am. i filmed this thinking that maybe i could speak to one or two people and that i would get
the same hate and commentary that i got in high school, and first off, a million views is ridiculous but 12. >> and you have a youtube channel. you have 45 million hits on that. >> around, yes. >> but even more everything that you've received from this which has been so overwhelmingly positive, i understand that there were negative comments leading you to want to shut it all down. >> the first experience i had was in school, i basically decided to run away from my problems, and i overcame kind of that issue, but i found some other things online and just that negativity and for a moment i did take a step back and said i can't do this anymore. i'm not going to deal with this. >> people can be incredibly mean on the internet. >> i think so. it's kind of like that shield, you know, being anonymous, but that was kind of a step. i've run away from my problems before, can't do that again but i'll have to continue what i'm doing, because even if everyone doesn't enjoy it i think someone does, and that's what matters. >> as we mentioned in the piece this, started out as a lesson
this makeup but it's something a lot deeper. it's more than skin deep >> i hope sfloe what is your message? >> i think there's a lot of message and the first one is beauty is confidence. again, you cannot have inner beauty or confidence without having -- i'm sorry, you can't have outer beauty without having inner beauty, and i also think strength is basically knowledge essentially. you can't be strong unless you understand not only yourself but other people. >> and where are you in this journey? i mean, have you gotten to the point where you're okay going outside without all your makeup on, or is that still something you're working towards? >> i definitely am. if you would have asked me a year ago, never something i could do. i go out without makeup all the time, and i feel just as free and liberated as if i was wearing a full coverage foundation. >> you're the definition of beautiful, inside and out. >> thank you. >> cassandra bankson, great to see your success. thanks for being here. >> thanks so much, savannah. >> coming up, penny marshall on
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we're back at 8:19 with one of the funniest and most respected women in hollywood. penny marshall is south with a new memoir called "my mother was nuts." we'll talk to her in a moment, but first a quick look at her remarkable career. >> oh, my. >> two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight. >> penny marshall became a household name in 1976 playing laverne defazio in the country's top-rated sitcom "laverne & shirley" about two friends who worked in the milwaukee brewery. after seven years of performing mad cat catches with her co-star cindy williams, marshall turned to directing, earning her place among the hollywood elite with her second feature film "big" which starred tom hanks and grossed over $100 million, as did the 1992 film "a league of their own," about an all-american girls professional
baseball league in the 1940s. high-profile marriage to actor and director rob reiner, a romance with singer/songwriter art garfunkel and stories about her life both in hollywood and as a child growing up in the bronx are part of her newly released memoir "my mother was nuts." penny marshall, good morning, good to see you. >> good morning, matt. it's an ungodly hour to be up. >> you get used to it. >> love the title. half of hall wood is scrambling to find new titles for their memoirs. >> well, wasn't your mother nuts, i don't know. >> my mother is still living, and i can honestly say my mom is not nuts. your mom is not with us. how would she feel about that title? >> she thinks she was nuts. >> so it's just honesty. >> yeah. >> i've known you for a while. >> yes. >> always thought of you being someone who was kind of private, and yet you share some really personal stories in this book. >> well, when you're writing a book, what are you going to say, what people already write? >> were you at all nervous about sharing some of these things
about pregnancies and decisions to have an abortion and drugs and -- >> well, that was the '70s. come on, did you not do it? come on, matt, let's be honest now. i bet you did. now i don't do it. now i'm allergic to everything. >> when you stop to think about in the drug section in particular you write about, we're not talking about just pot, by the way, talking about quaaludes and acid. >> loved quaaludes, why did you they take it off the market? they are not available, so they can't get it. no one hurt anyone on quaaludes. >> when you talk about doing these things with great friends like carrie fischer and the late john belushi, do editors when writing a book like this say penny, you've got to have a few good drug stories in there? >> no. that's what i did. i'm being honest. when i did it, i'm not blaming anyone else, you know, i did it >> you tell another story in this book that's a lot more
serious about challenges you faced in your life. 2009 you were diagnosed with cancer. >> yes. >> it was lung cancer and a brain tumor? >> well, the doctor in l.a. noticed something, and said we've got to keep our eye on that. he didn't and i was in new york at a giant game. >> right. >> and it was hot, and the security guys knew me from the nets game. i know every security person in the world from the nba, so he worked the giants game and i was hot, go home. my friend said you're working funny. i've got no support. i went home and felt no pain, no anything, and then my friends convinced me i should go get checked, and ronald perlman, bless him had a call waiting, went, to you know, the hospital, and i was diagnosed. it had me -- >> what's the word, metastasized. >> that was done here. >> you got the diagnosis, and
from what i understand was to? >> is the driver still here. can he get my white castle >> i love hamburgers. >> if things are bad, then i calm down. >> you write in the book about your brother, obviously a well-known director, gary marshall who gave you your first break really when he cast you on "the odd couple" and you say he would open doors for you, very honest about the fact he opened doors in hollywood for you, but us a walked through those doors you made it your point to shine. >> he said i'm not going to risk my career for yours, but i'll open the door, but you've got to do it from then on in. >> that's a lot of pressure. >> well, i didn't know what was going on. it was new to me. fear makes you do strange things, like ask for white castle. >> exactly. >> so i do things, and they laughed. >> when you signed on for "laverne & shirley," this sitcom quickly went to number one, one
of the funny episodes, they are all funny, when you guys go on mexico to mexico. >> not quite south of the border. we couldn't say mexico. >> exactly. you wrote ron howard, henry winkler and steven spielberg all came to watch the taping of that show. what was it like to be caught up in the middle of that? >> well, ron and henry were on the next stage so they came over. we shot on different nights, we split a crew, and we were in front of an audience. we were more worried about that than worried about who was standing in the wings, but it was something, steven said you did that in ten minutes, we would have taken weeks to do that scene. >> you went on to become an extremely successful and well-known director, and i was going to ask you what is it about your personality that makes you so good, and i think it might be this quote from the book about still having fun in your life. i've never wanted to grow up and stop playing. i still try to maintain a connection to the sense of play that i remember from my childho
childhood. those experiences taught me the lessons that came in handy later in my life. try hard, help your friends, don't get too crazy and have fun. >> yeah. >> good words to live by. >> i think so. >> i think people are going to find this fascinating. penny marshall, always good to have you here. >> thank you, matt. get some sleep. >> i will get some sleep. >> okee >> this is wbal-tv 11 news in baltimore. >> good morning. i am jennifer franciotti. let's check on the morning commute with sarah caldwell. >> delays in most spots. accident on the outer loop at ritchie highway. we have an accident in cockeysville. another one at taylor ave. very heavy heart of the white marsh area.
crashed at 407. delays on the west side outer loop beginning at liberty towards edmondson. backed up from the j.f.x. towards a greenspring. once you get on the j.f.x. around coldspring, delays around this city t. intermittent delays from harford towards providence. at mcdonough road, no delays towards the beltway. john has a check of the forecast. >> clouds pickup south with a few sprinkles in virginia. this weather system is going to catch up with us eventually, with a chance of rain. 57 degrees at b.w.i. marshall. a few thin clouds here and there. dew points is down, humidity is out.
our concert stage. looking forward it that. good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie ongside matt lauer and al roker. a celebrity mom, one who looked fabulous, but did you wonder how the celebrity mothers pull it off? great tips from regular moms to how to get that celebrity look, and we're going to give a makeover to two ladies so we'll show you the results of that coming up. jane paul y ey is here with another inspiring story. when you find your passion and things don't go exactly as planned. she'll introduce us to a man who proves perseverance does and really can pay off. >> sorry, sorry. okay, okay. >> says my name. >> plus, who couldn't use some extra cash? he paid me for that. we're going to show you legal and moral ways to get cash in your pocket these days. >> hadn't thought about that,
but, okay. blind auditions are under way on "the voice." this morning we've got a first look at a four-chair turning performance that we'll see later tonight. the artist is just 16 years old. never had a singing lesson. you can see it all tonight at 8:00, 7:00 central right here on nbc. >> just make sure we understand you did not pay to get kissed. that's a whole different problem. >> all right, all right. >> well, singing of nbc hits, "snl" had its premiere on saturday night. we want to say hello to bill hader. >> good morning. >> great to see you. >> hello, hello, hello. >> political skit and the debut of the new president obama skit. you as clint eastwood with with the chair, when you saw that at the rnc, was it like i can't wait? >> seth myers e-mailed this and said are you watching this, and i immediately went to it and said oh, yay. >> how many times did you watch that speech at the convention? >> i only watched it a couple of
times. i got it pretty fast. >> he didn't do that, i don't think. >> i love when you eat the rotisserie chicken. >> so the other thing, he with psy on our show on friday. >> yes. >> i know you were here in the crowd, they we didn't see you, and psy made a little surprise appearance on your program. are you a fan? >> i am now, now that i've met him. i had to do the guy -- yeah, that guy. i didn't have to do -- i didn't have to figure out the dance. >> you had your own dance. >> i had my own dance, and i went is that all right, and he went, yes. >> and congratulations on your emmy nomination. >> oh, thank you very much, yeah, yeah, that was crazy. that was really interesting, yeah. like i got nominated, and i'm like the guy that no one says oh, congratulations. they are like, oh, you got nominated? for stevan. >> how is that going to week?
>> we do the show, i hop on a flight and go to l.a. so you'll see me asleep in the audience. >> good luck with that. >> thank you very much. >> hill habill hader, we'll be g saturday and sunday. there's a live update this thursday at 8:00, 7:00 central, and then again saturday night >> great. >> let's see what we've got for you starting off with today. looking for a risk of very strong storms down through the southeast. rain spreading through the appalachians and sunny great lakes. sunny and warm in the pacific northwest. warmer in portland than it will be in l.a. today. then for tomorrow that strong storm risk stretches along the eastern seaboard with rain all the way up into month. probably will cause a lot of airport delays. a lot sunshine and heat from texas to the southwest. sunny and mild into the pacifici
>> good morning. clear skies this morning. a storm is gathering. looks like we'll state dry and get that weather any time you need it. go to the weather channel on cable, weather.com online. >> all right, mr. roker, thanks. when we come back, some real makeovers for real moms who want to get back in shape after having a baby. that's coming up, but first this is "today" on nbc. anncr: a good job. it's the key to a good life.
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back now at 8:38. in this age celebrity mom where it seems women bounce back to their pre-baby svelteness in just a faw weeks, what's a mom to do in the real world. author of the new book "how to look hot in a minivan" is here with celebrity hairstylist ted gibbson. ted and i were saying we love the title. >> thank you. >> if you were the editor of "us weekly" when this celebrity mom thing boom and you became a mom and said this isn't as easy as it looks. >> sort of fun to watch all the celebrity moms then. angelina jolie who ted does her hair, and -- and, you know, all sorts of a-list in hollywood was having a baby. i got pregnant at the same time and watching these women, objection they look pretty incredible. >> my results may vary? my results definitely varied. heidi klum andbury pregnant at the same time and back on a victoria secret's runway before i gave birth so that was crazy. in doing this book i thought
listen, these women are not doing it by themselves and have pros who help them look great and bounce back and said why don't we share that with the rest of the moms in america. >> you're unlocking the celebrity mom. >> absolutely. >> what is the common things moms do with their hair that is a mistake? >> more than a mistake, what happens after a woman has a baby is her hair tends to thin and she has issues with that, so i think as a hairdresser, what my role is to really help them feel really great about themselves, give them those best-kept secrets that are in hollywood that are ready for real women at home to make sure they can have the best hair ever. >> a couple of real moms to show. first we want to hear from jennifer and what she wanted to do with her hair. >> my name is jennifer and i'm a mom to 7-month-old sydney. being a mom is a 24/7 job and it's hard to find time for myself. i want to be a sexy mom and look like carrie underwood.
>> i think jennifer is pretty cute. what do you think she needs to do that? >> needs a little bit of brightness. need to change your hair at least twice a year so if you're blond, change your blond for the fall and winter, a little darker. if you're in the summer and you're blond, make sure it's a little bit lighter so you can see it. >> the before picture of jennifer one more time, and then we'll bring jennifer out so we can compare and see her complete makeover. jennifer, come on out. tell us what you did to change up her look. >> we actually made a lot of brightness in her hair and brought the length up. i think what happens, traditionally what women have happen, have a tendency to get stuck in a rut so by getting the length up and giving her a soft bang and making her very, very bright so she looked like carrie underwood. >> how do you feel? >> like my pre-pregnancy self which is great. >> you look gorgeous. great raw material to work with. look fantastic. >> thank you. >> our next mom and what she had to say.
>> since i had my son seven months ago i feel like i've shifted my focus from myself to him and i would like to reclaim my style and great to start with my hair. i'd like to get volume like penelope cruz. >> what was the prescription for swahti? >> women have a tendency to be afraid of hair color so when she spoke to her about changing her hair color she was a little nervous about it, changing the tone and bringing more warmth to her hair color would transform the color of her skin, as you'll see in a second. we brought the length up but she's had issues a little bit with thinness so one of the best kept secrets is hair extensions. >> let's bring her out and reveal her new do to the world. >> that's great. >> those are hair extensions. looks very natural. >> i brought her hair up above the shoulder, but what i wanted to do, she looks so magnificent,
and the whole idea of changing the color of her skin and actually with her hair color, it brightened it up and made her really very sexy because that's what she wanted to be is a sexy mom. who doesn't want to be a section mom? >> do you feel like a sexy mom because you look like one? >> i do, i feel a little bit sexy. >> thanks to ted. >> let's bring both of them out so we can have another week. what's your message, they don't all get to have ted gibson? >> listen, it's okay to spend some time on yourself. we martyr ourselves for our kids all the time, do a lot for our kids. i have a 5-month-old, they have young babies, too. okay to feel good about yourself and have fun once in a while. >> great to see the results here. thanks for being our models. you look great. >> thank you. >> ted and janice, thank you. >> and the book is "how to look hot in a minivan," and we'll be back with the story of a man who proves little changes can make
we are back at 8:44 with "your life calling today." jane pauley has sponsored the stories for us. a man who has had swinging success and we should clear that up. not that swinging, right? >> this is a dream most men would dream of, a golf scholarship at college, pro at 25, scottish open winner at 30, but when michael allen finally heard his life calling, he was better known as michael who? so who is this? at 53, michael allen is suddenly who's who.
success has been a long time coming. there are worse ways to earn a living than playing golf, but year after year on the pga tour he was barely earning a living. >> my career was never very good, you know, on the pga tour. i mean, one year i think i made $16,000. >> tell the folks about cue school. >> i'm the king. >> q school is where many try to qualify for the pga tournament. >> it's the most difficult, grueling tournament many men will play in their life. it gives you access to your dream and takes it away. >> michael allen has been through q school eight times which says a heck of a lot about michael allen. >> it says that i'm very desperate. >> it says a lot about resilience and perseverance, too. >> i've always believed in myself. that's probably my greatest talent because i'm not blessed
with any phenomenal skill. >> but with a young family to support and after 334 pga starts without a win he called it quits. >> i mean, we couldn't even buy health insurance. i tried to get into medical sales, and i started building homes. i was actually going to lose money at that, too. >> one season he worked at a golf club teaching when he wasn't hosing down range mats. >> a humiliating experience, but nothing that wasn't beneath me. i could do it. >> how did you get back here? >> these friends came along and said we believe in you, and we're going to help you get started again and we know you can do it. >> they offered to stake his comeback try for a year. >> what did your wife say? >> well, she said, michael, if you're going to do this again, must do something different. can't go about it the same old way. >> so he focused on fitness. >> and everything i do, every morning when i get up, in the evening when i stretch, it has to do with my fitness to be a better golfer.
>> he saw a sport psychologist, still carries his book in a bag. >> helped me with goals, like one would be to get what you want, you need to let go of the need to have it. >> what else did he tell you? >> better to be decisive than right. >> and he got a new swing coach. >> excellent. take the club back from there. >> he changed my game. >> three years ago allen took his new game to the senior pga championship, the most prestigious prize in senior golf. >> get up on 18 and hit a most tremendous tee shot i can right down the middle, and now i'm walking through the green. the camera right there, one of the first times in my life, and i said it's about friggin' time. 20 years later i went from michael who to actually winning the senior pga. >> what a champion tour debut for michael allen, the senior
pga champion. >> it wasn't a fluke. last april he won tournaments back to back. he's been a leader and a leading money winner all season long.'s >> good times and bad years. >> this is michael allen's winning season, playing the best golf of his life in his 50s. >> you are truly an inspiration. >> that's what i do. thank you. >> and michael remains the leading money winner on the champion's tour. the reality check, most people don't have angels like he did, and he couldn't have done it without the financial help from his friends, which he's repaid, but michael's success on secures the main takeaway here. it goes back to what his wife cynthia told him. just change something. who wouldn't be happier or
better if you just changed something. i hope you'll join me at 10:00 a.m. eastern time today for my live internet radio call-in show at aarp.org/jane. >> if you were to ask him, jane, do you think he'll say the fitness side or the mental side of what he changed, which is most important? >> the mental part, because the conviction when he talked about, you know, to let go of the need to have that thing you feel you need the most and the idea that, you know, it is better to be decisive than right, which, by the way, i have carved somewhere, jane, better be decisive than right. it works in life. >> and does his story give a young lady who likes to swing a golf club or two the dream of getting out there on the tour one day? >> on the tour? he gave me a club, a driver, with a big nbc peacock and aarp on it. it's not magic. >> you keep swinging though. >> i do.
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know about questlove. mara schiavocampo joins us now to tell us more. >> he's more like a front man and become a more mainstream pop culture figure thanks to "late night" and what people don't realize is that he's been a major force in music for decades. >> give it up for the roots. >> though he's become known for the most recognizable member of the house band for jimmy fallon the roots, drummer questlove never planned on bringing his beat to late night. >> you weren't sfld. >> i mean, at the time, no. we were riding a wave, a crest of credibility. who would trade all that in for -- >> before fallion launched in 2009 quest and the roots had spent almost 20 years touring and recording, released 14 albums, won four grammys and became known as one of the greatest live acts in the world. born amir thompson, the philly native grew up around music. his father was lee andrews of
the successful '50s group lee andrews and the harts. quest started playing the drums at 2 and spent much of his childhood backstage but it wasn't long before dad brought him up front. >> my very first performance was at radio city music hall. i was my father's band leader at age of 12. >> quest has always been much more than a performer. 494-year-old is one of the most popular musicians on twit we are more than 2 million followers. ♪ he deejays events regularly. and has produced albums for everyone from jay-z, to john legend. he was a musical director for comedy central's "chapelle" show and a prow dees dueser and a hit broadway musical. >> made some of the most innovative hip-hop in the history of the genre. an incredibly respected person.
he's survive the test of time. >> the band practices up to five hours a day at "late night" studios and is a force behind some of the she's most popular segments. ♪ scared of you ♪ that's scary >> it's still fun for us. i see no reason to stop if we're still having fun. >> reporter: a new lighter chapter for one of the music's heavyweights. the roots are now working on their 15th album and these days they do all of their recordings in the rehearsal room at "late night." as you can see from the childhood photos, that afro has been with him a long time. >> mara schiavocampo, thanks for joining us. >> thanks, guys. >> still ahead, the hottest gadgets and apps that make your life easier.
we're become now with more of "today" on a monday morning. it's the 17th of september, 2012. some princesses in the audience today which is nice. the weather here in the northeast starting to cool down a little bit as we inch closer to fall wch arrives, what, later in the week, right? >> that's right. 21st. >> feels like it's here. >> i'm matt lauer along with savannah guthrie and mr. al roker, and coming up a guest who will make us laugh. >> yeah, he really will. tom kotter is the runner up in
"america's got talent," right there. he'll join us for a chat at the top of the next hour. we'll give him good material to work with. we eel talk psy and honey boo boo. not going to be pens out the ears. it will be hilarious. >> sophisticated. okay, until somebody loses an eye. of course, who isn't looking for a little extra cash these days. well, you can earn a little extra, anywhere from five bucks to $1,000, in strange ways, but all you need is an internet, but you need to avoid the scams as well. we'll tell you how. and what about a gadget that takes the itch out of bug bites? >> really. >> that's right. >> or how about an pp that keeps track of your online orders. we're going to check out technology you never knew you needed but will make your life easier. >> yeah, that bug bite one is a billion dollar idea. >> i'm on it. >> natalie is on assignment and tamron hall is at the news desk with all the headlines. >> hey there, good morning,
everyone, the chicago's mayor office says city attorneys are filing today for an injunction to force striking teachers back to work. the walkout in the nation's third largest school sector has left 350,000 students and parent to scramble for day care and other day care alternatives. there was a tentative agreement over the weekend but teachers wanted more time to look over the settlement. several major wildfires are burning across washington state, but in southern california the largest of the mountain wildfires that broke out this weekend has now been contained. four fire fighters were injured fighting that blaze near los angeles. the topless photo ruckus heads to court today as lawyers for britain's royal family try to stop the publication of more paparazzi pictures of duchess kate middleton sunbathing. the pictures were taken while the duchess was on vacation with her husband prince will cram in the south of france. they have since been published in at least two magazines. the palace calls the photos a
grotesque abuse of the young royals' privacy. president obama and republican rival mitt romney are beginning a crucial week on the campaign trail. the president will announce a new trade enforcement case against china during a campaign stop today in ohio, a swing state which blames china for depressing its large manufacturing base. romney is expected to address the issue of immigration as he reaches out to latino voters in the los angeles area. at&t says it set a pre-order sales record for the iphone 5 over the weekend. the company doesn't say how many units were sold, but it does say the newest iphone is still available for pre-orders and will be in stores starting this friday. the price of gasoline has jumped another five cents a gallon in just the past week. aaa says the nationwide average is now 3.87 a gallon for regular. the nickel jump is blamed on unrest in the middle east, hurricane isaac's impact on the u.s. oil refineries and other factors.
well, 3-d was a big draw at weekend box office. the 3-d release of "resident evil retribution" grabbed the top spot with more than $21 million in ticket sales. disney's 3-d re-release of "finding nemo" and last week's champion, "the possession" fell to third place. the 22-year-old video of a toddler playing with a 300-pound gorilla is sparking a debate among parents, especially on the internet. the video just released by the girl's family has some parents deeply moved and others deeply upset. her dad who owns the zoo posted the video so people could see how gentle and noble the animals r.her daughter who is now an adult agrees. it is now four minutes past hour. let's go to savannah andal. >> is there a debate? there really needs to be a debate. >> i don't know who is on the other side. always somebody. >> my child with a wild animal, great idea. >> always somebody who thinks putting child with a 300-pound
gorilla is a great idea. >> the guy who posted the video. >> weather-wise, risk of a strong storm from new orleans all the way up to charlotte today. we're looking at rain already, a lot of it in the central gulf, and that's going to make its way all the way up into the tennessee river valley later today. as you can see that activity really gets fired up thanks to an upper level low that pushes further north, and that's bringing a lot of rain. rainfall amounts over the next 24 hours, anywhere from 4 to 5 inches from new orleans up to lexington, kentucky, and those strong storms move to the east tomorrow. that's what's going on around >> we will start the day with some sunshine. rain to the south and a friend to the northwest close in on rain chances.
well, now today's "take 3" where al, tamron and i give our take on some stories and joining us today is tom kotter who was runner up in "america's got talent." >> i'm still a little hurt. beaten by the dogs. had a nice doggie style. >> that was pretty good. >> i didn't think it was right -- i'm still bitter. four days ago. only happened four days ago. >> you able to get over this. >> i'm licking my wounds. >> like a dog. >> they got $1 million, what do you get? >> get to walk the dogs, 25 bucks to be a dog walker, thank you for that. >> you're a dead ringer for howard dean. does he look like howard dean?
>> not as crazy. >> that's what he should have done. >> and not appropriate. >> now your wife is a stand-up comeic. >> she is indeed. funnier than i. >> really? >> yes. >> she should have been up there? >> should have been up there. she might have beatent dogs, who knows. >> maybe she will try it for next year. >> she probably will. >> even though you came in second, this has got to be a boost for your career. >> people have told me my whole life i smell like number two, sorry, too early for that? >> yeah. >> it's great. it's wonderful, really was and i love the dogs, really a great act, so, you know, i think i'm the top human that finished though in the competition. >> want to get your take on some of the stuff we're talking about today. one of the things is psy. don't know when you were watching the "today" show on friday and went "gangnam style" with psy performing the song not once by twice, had a cameo on "saturday night live," hit number one is number one on itunes. >> his song spelled back wards
is mangag. it looks like he ate spicy food and can't find a bathroom, that's what it looks like to me. i can't do it. >> is it infectious, look how people responded. hundreds of kids. why do you think it's so popular? >> it's like the pet rock. >> you're bitter. >> should be called psycho, have you seen him dance? i met his wife, polly psy. we can do this all day. >> i'll save you. here we go, honey boo boo child. "here comes honey boo boo." people are asking is it a yay or nay? full disclosure, i bought every episode. alana and her momma june and her daddy sugar bear. >> you know too much about them. >> i'm a part of family. >> tell me if it's a yay or nay?
>> for me i love the chubby cherub. she could be the love child of nancy grace and larry the gable guy, i don't know. >> that's so wrong to laugh at a child. >> but america is. >> they are. >> she's 7 years old. >> that's her mommor, june. >> the thing is, this is from my standpoint why i watch it. i'm from the south. if you think that that's the only family or that's made up, you are wrong. >> really. >> and all my southern cousins, i love you. >> does it make it right? >> it's their life, and if they want to put their lives out there, why can't they. doesn't fit the upper east side perspective. >> but it feels somewhat exploitive, you know. >> of whom if they choose to? >> they are getting paid. >> you know they have made it because they were spoofed on "snl" this weekend. the favorite thing that seth myers said, they speak english but need closed captioning. >> subtitles on the show. >> should you be giving a 7-year-old go-go juice.
>> half red bull and half mountain dew. >> that's the point. should you give a kid red bull and mountain dew. >> a negative. >> when i have one, i'll let you so. >> would you give your dog red bull and mountain dew? >> i would -- i would give it to the dogs -- >> i'm not saying that's right. they are in the alone from below the mason-dixon line and i'm from there. >> let's move on. >> what have you got, new idol judges. >> again with the judges. >> yeah, yeah. we're talking nicki minaj and keith urban which i guess will be their version of christina aguilera and blake shelton. >> yeah. >> and, of course, randy is still there and mariah carey. >> do you think they will be good judges? >> too many judges. >> maybe they should judge one of them off. >> i like it, i like it. >> we talked about this last
week. it's almost as if the judges have become more important than the contestants. >> yeah. >> the shows used to be about the singers, go figure. >> and it used to be where people would come to resurrect their career. enmaple ridge minaj is at the top of her game and mariah carey still sells millions so there's some allure there for the big stars now when it used to be like randy jackson, we didn't know randy jackson when he started this show. >> you're adding a country star, urban, and minaj, a rap star, and whenever you merge country and rap you get crap so i'm concerned that that might not play well. four judges though, menage atrois and randy jackson. >> let's give niki some go-go juice. >> i like where you're headed. >> you brought some drunk passport photos. >> i don't bring them, i've seen them. >> have you seen them? >> i don't know. >> i'm not showing it. wondering if you have it. it's a little kid -- >> oh, this one. >> this is great. >> looks like the kid had some go-go juice.
>> i haven't seen it. >> morning after go-go juice. >> kind of crashed after the go-go juice. >> guess you'll have to visualize it. >> thought we had it. >> he could slip into something more comfortable like a coma. >> they are looking and going through their files. got an index card, rol-a-dex. there it is. >> oh, come on. >> hi, how are you? >> like the e-trade baby. >> wow. >> that's exploiting something. >> after not really having a good trade. >> looks like alfred hitchcock. >> he does look like hitchcock. >> i think he's cute. >> i got hosed on that deal. >> tom kotter, thanks for bringing the picture of your child. >> that's my kid. >> yeah. >> coming up next, strange but easy way to earn yourself extra cash. and from cleansers to cream, skin care for fall, but first these messages. [ female announcer ] back to school means back to busy mornings.
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this morning on requested toys's money," some strange and new ways to make some extra money. all you need is the internet. thank you so much for joining us. >> good morning. >> i want to start off with the first off, the concerns. a lot of options out there, but a lot of scams as well. >> right. >> you need to be careful, so a checklist of what to do before you sign on to any gig that's offered online.
you want to do a background check. go online and type in the company's name as well as the word scam and see what pops up. also check with your local better business bureau at bbb.org to see if there's any filed complaints. verify the contact information on their websites. do they even have a telephone number, call it and see if it works. red flags, do not give any personal identifying information over the net. >> social security, they don't need that. >> and by the way, this may sound crazy to say, but some companies will ask you money to reserve a gig, stay away from these companies. >> yeah. stay away from anyone asking for money if they are supposed to be paying you. let's get to the list of what we call strange but legitimate and easy things to do to make some cash. first up, fiber.com. >> a number of companies, offering jobs, jobs for $5 a
pop. pfeifffiv fiver.com is the site. solving rubics cubes, i spoke with a guy making up to $2,000 a month doing alec baldwin impersonations over the phone. calls up and wishes your friend happy birthday, similar sites to fiver include gigbugs.com and gigme, and givemefive. >> pretty impressive. a lot of people recycle soda cans, a few bucks here and there. you have a few ideas on recycling to put more money. >> the big money is with appliances or old cars or steel shelving. >> okay. >> you can get up to $2 a pound, depending on the type of scrap we're talking about. go to a site called recycleinme.com to find quotes, you know, for what your different scrap could earn. i think copper is probably the most lucrative, and also yardquest.com for a local
recycling center in your area. >> pretty cool. and people are making cash by renting their own cars. is that even safe? >> it is safe. >> there are a number of legitimate websites we found called relayrides.com. insurance is included. about $1 million. how it works you've got a car, only drive our cars about two hours a day and costs $700 a month on average to keep that car running are, so a lot of people are renting out their cars by the hour, by the day, by the week and making back some of that money on relayrides.com. the average car owner makes $250 a month. >> so it's like your own personal zip car business that you're running. >> exactly. >> pretty cool. >> people are renting out their driveways. that makes out a lot of sense if you're not using it. >> a spare space in your garage, elbow room on your driveway, live near a stadium or beach, you're in business. i mean, people need parking these days, and parking is tight. can you make anywhere from $10 a day to $300 a month. new york, boston, san francisco, these areas are the most
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>> imagine a gadget that will take the sting out of a bug bite. >> is that possible? >> it exists. >> or turn off all the electronics in your home with an app. >> like the clapper with you high-tech. >> this one is the apper. >> cool new technology that takes the work out of your daily routine. >> pretty cool. and your skin care regime needs to change with the seasons. did you know that? >> no. >> because it's dryer. need to change what's on your body and face. the right products to get you glowing for the fall and then we'll head to the kitchen for an easy lesson in southern chicken like rosemary chicken and hummingbird cake >> i love hummingbird cake. >> just means tasty, that's all you need to know, delicious. >> and fattening. >> sounds good to me. >> how about a check of the wet they are. >> let's see what we've got with you starting today. a risk of strong storms and then as we look at the week ahead a lot of wet weather making its way in the early part of the week along the eastern seaboard. cooler than normal conditions in the mid-section of the country. dry, unfortunately, out west,
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expert katie linendahl is here with kutty-edge ways to take the edge off your everyday tasks. >> yes. >> moms, of course, very big user of apps and anything we can do to help mom is a good thing. >> very big users of gadgets as well. one of my favorite products. not a whole lot of explaining needed here. this is a pack and play. go inside and pull up the string, super durable and -- >> oh, my gosh. >> where is this when i had my kids? >> right, and then to put it back down. >> give it a push, yeah, that's easy. >> wow. >> and just to make sure you do take the baby out first. >> you take the baby out first. director joe michaels asked that. >> that's making its tv debut. in retailers today. >> okay. >> next up, this is like your personal camera man. this is awesome. ever had to have a friend come over and need to take a little video and on the eighth and
ninth take, oh, my gosh, you're horrible. have a little marker, put your device right inside the cradle. put your iphone in here, old flip cam in here, will follow the marker. you can see i'm moving, the device is going to follow me so if i want to make a video for my blog or record a presentation, this guy is -- is your own little personal cameraman. >> like bob yaeger except it's in focus and it follows us. >> it's nice, right? >> that next one. >> you are going to love this one, so this is the therapic, $13. when it does is takes the sting and itch out of any bug bite. >> no. how? >> here's the deal. put 7-volt inside her. pretend you have a bug bite. hold the button down for 30 seconds. swear this, i test this out, my mom gets a ton of bites. i was like go outside, mom, get bit. that was the task for the we be. just not right, and the best
part, this is one of those gadgets that the website looks like cash for gold, totally not going to work. 13 bucks, works like a charm. >> i'll have to give it a try. >> makes your house look like a smartphone. >> looks like al has a hot spot in his pocket. >> something about my wi-fi. >> amazing. >> this is a smart switch. you plug this switch into the wall and can put any device, a fan, a stereo, curling iron and you can control it wirelessly with your smartphone or your ipad. now the really cool part about this is you cannot only set it to turn off and on at certain times, check the curling item 50 times before i leave my apartment. now i'm guaranteed this is off. >> as long us a have a wi-fi. >> correct. >> the cool part is you can take it one step further. i have programmed my lamp. every time i get a mention on twitter to go on and off and then with the motion sensor every time your cat walks past the litter box it will send me
an e-mail alert to say, hey, you need to clean up so lots of different things you can do with this. >> you have a little too much time on your hands. >> i like gadgets. >> i'm very impressed. >> moving over to the app side. this is an app for tracking and organizing all your online spending, so can you link up to five e-mail accounts, and the cool part is it will show all of your online receipts and track your packages, send you an alert when you're receiving a package. anybody that has to do expense reports, it is like a dream. >> wow. >> then you can actually go to your profile and see where i'm spending all my money. i do a lot of travel. $7,000 spent in the last year, 57% of that was spent on travel. >> wow. >> nice little option for you. >> fun places? >> oh, yeah. >> a lot of nerdy san francisco going on. next up is task grab it. a goal app, users have quinn it upled since the start of the year. very popular. anyone who doesn't have time, can you post any task from
building your ikea furniture, copy edit willing, cleaning your home, picking up your laundry, choose any one of those tasks and people will bid on it. people bidding on these tasks, they are making upwards of $5,000 a month just using task rabbit, so in the only great for people who don't have time. cool for people who need extra cash. >> how do you know the people that are bidding are okay. >> aren't crazy. >> there's a five-step background check. >> that background check takes like forever. five to seven days to pass that background check. a video process with it, but knowing that you're dealing with secure people. >> okay. >> next up. >> this is for my poor mom who has gotten bug bites everywhere, one of the favorite apps. home snap, take a photo of any home and it will show you the value of that home, the price that it last sold for, how many bedrooms and baths, local schools in the area. it will take you inside that home 360. as you can see here, i've pegged some of my favorites, and what's awesome is, too, can you see
what other people are taking as well. this has had over 5,000 home snaps every single day. pretty awesome to see what a home's value is. >> pretty cool. >> and our last one. >> two more. >> this one is like a personal translator in your pocket. translates 32 languages. it's had over 35,000 downloads in the four months it's been out, and i'm going to let you do the demoing here. english to spanish going. so english. >> my director is drunk. >> totally what i thought you were going to say. >> and instantly -- pretty awesome. and it's smart, too, and knows your voice more and more as time goes on and hotel tonight, saves you up to 75% off hotel rooms. ever seen an ad, last-minute cruise deals, same kind of deal with hotels. they need to fill their hotel rooms, so at 12:00 every day it will show you a list of all
these hotels up to 75% off. choose that hotel, 2.5 million downloads to date in over 50 cities. nice way to -- not good for us planners. >> but for the spontaneous folks. >> perfect option. >> and for your moms, bed bug bites. >> therapik. >> only $13. >> great to see you. keeping your skin healthy and cobeautiful with the cooler weather ahead right after these messages. is really my mother. they keep asking me if the dirty guy is really my son. huh -- what do you tell 'um? holy smokes, these viva towels really are tough, even when wet! [ mike ] for the record, that's my real father, cleaning up a real mess on a real grill. see? very impressive! you're a natural. oh that's much better... dad's got his tough mess, i've got mine. [ female announcer ] grab a roll and try it on your toughest mess. i think you got it.
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number within own your list, don't forget your sunscreen. >> absolutely. >> don't think fall and sunscreen. >> that's the most important thing to remember because even though fall is around the corner, sun damage happens year round so it's important to wear an spf 30 or higher every single day. >> 30 or higher even in the fall. >> absolutely. >> don't forget, even though the days are shorter, still accumulate sun damage during the fall, winter and spring so don't forget it every day. >> you also say one of the things we really need to pay attention, to and actually this is our responsibility, to check our body for moles. >> what i find happens in the fall is a lot of people notice things changing over the summer, and actually a change in a mole or evolving -- anything evolving in a mole is one of the most important signs in whether that mole is becoming cancerous so there's actually four things to look for. we call that the a, b, c and ds. lack at your moles all throughout your body where "a" sands for asymmetry, where one side of the mole is different than the other side. "b" stands for bothered, a hazy or shady border is something that should be checked.
"c" stands for color. moles should be one color, more than one color or darkening, should be observed and "d" stands for diameter. any mole that's bigger than a pencil eraser should be a concern. >> check your kids as well. give them a little twill around. >> skin cancer, especially melanoma is quite rare in children, but it is increasing and dermatologists evaluate children as well as adults, so bring them in if anything is unusual. >> after a couple months in the fun having fun sun damage, how do i treat it? >> how do i treat the wrinkles or dark discolorations that have come out over the summer? great home products you can use and things that you can use in the office. specifically to treat wrinkles, some of the best things to do is a product with vitamin a in it as well as growth factor products which help to grow the skin and ease fine lines.
>> what would be a growth factor product? >> a growth factor product is win called dermal repair. use it twice a day to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. sun damage isn't always wrinkle, discoloration as brown spots and dark spots may come up. products that even and brighten the skin tone. >> all over the counter. >> and options for people who want an in-office visit. >> there's a brand new treatment with a device that helps reraise the summer damage as well as prevent new damage from coming. >> what we're looking at here. >> is that a lays her. >> a very mild treatment that gives energy to the skin. >> okay. >> to help fine lines and wrinkles. plus it has had a home regimen that's a skin seutical component to it. >> we should also change our skin cleanser, why? >> we have to leave the summer products behind and get ready for winter. the cleansers in the summer are too drying and want to switch to
one that's more moisturizing such as these products myself. >> i always call myself arby simpson because my products are so arby. we have to moisturize. >> leave the big lotions behind. heavy duty. >> all of these products are good for any skin type as well. >> put on the extra moisture riser, change your cleanser, a pleasure meeting you. >> coming up, a three-course southern supper, but first this is "today" on nbc. >> look, everything in a jar. hmmm, i don't think i took my pill today. there's birth control you don't have to think about taking every day or even every year. i'm painting my arms. i want another child, but not for a while. it's mirena, a small intrauterine contraceptive that's over 99% effective at preventing pregnancy for as long as you want, for up to five years. then again, i'm not sure i want to wait. don't use mirena if you have a pelvic infection,
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>> starting out with anyone who doesn't loved deviled eggs. >> we all love devil eggs. the great thing about our southern style cook book it teaches everyone how to become a southern cook, from ingredients and classic recipes, all tested in the south's most trusted kitchens. >> let's start off with the proper way to do southern deviled eggs. >> yes, ma'am. we found this out through testing is bringing the eggs up to a boil and placing them in a pot before you turn on the heat actually helps them cook a little more even. >> place them in the pot first. >> and then pour the water over. >> a few inches of water above the top. >> nice. >> bring this up to a boil. >> and i'm sitting myself up for this awful question, but how long do you boil an egg? >> on this method. >> you bring it up to a boil and let it boil one minute and then you cover, it turn it off and threat stand for ten. >> excellent. >> you have it on ice here, why? >> we want to stop the cooking
process. that way the egg doesn't overcook and for this we take them out and crack it. put a little bit of ice in there as well, and typically, this is kind of like the hard part. >> we know how to peel that part. >> i didn't know how to boil one. i know how to peel it. >> once you get it peeled, nice slice out, take out the yolk. >> we have a lightened filling. greek yogurt. >> never heard of greig yogurt used with it. >> a little bit of cream cheese and parsley and a pinch of salt there. >> okay. >> i won't ask what is a pinch of salt, a half. >> okay. >> mix it up in there. >> why do you use the yogurt? that's interesting. >> wanted to lighten this up a little bit. >> for calorie counting. >> and we wanted to add some cream cheese in there and that way the filling is nice and stiff. >> get it in there and mix it in and fill it up. >> beautiful. >> just the standard here. sprinkle a little bit of chives on top or dill. >> or dill.
>> olives. >> great alternatives, so we have this thing called the high society here. grab and a little bit of terragon, pickles, capers and pickled okra and a georgia peach. >> i'm going to grab one as we walk over. >> rosemary chicken, why is this southern? >> it's southern because we love to cook family meals and love stuffing. stuffing with chopped pecans. >> why did you add pecans to your stuffing? >> more crunchy. >> i put this on a plastic rap and make it more neat and don't have to touch it. slide it into a greased baking dish. >> nice. >> you don't mind boxed stuffing. >> not at all. >> we love to do stuff, you know, that saves you some time. >> olive oil on there. >> how long do you break it is this. >> 20 minutes at 400. >> a little bit of parmesan cheese. >> and mushroom sauteing here,
and we're going to make the sauce. >> we're making sauce. sauteed mushrooms and green onions. we'll add some chicken broth and a little bit of cream of chicken soup. >> that's nice. this gives it a little bit of richness and chickens it and makes up very quickly. >> and i'll move you along to the hummingbird cake because savannah didn't know what hummingbird cake is. >> it has bananas and pineapple, an oil-based cake with cream cheese frosting. >> spoon that right over the top. >> i'll save some cake for savannah and al. not. i'm taking this home as my belated birthday gift. thank you. coming up, kathie lee and hoda, wow, they will tell us how to look cool in a minivan after your local news and weather. i can't read this fast enough because i have to try this. please, thank you.
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kelly: nice. michael: good morning. kelly: good morning. michael: wow. how nice. oh, hi. hi. hi. hi there. hi. oh, my gosh. what a nice crowd. it's monday, september 17, 2012, today, of course, is the jewish holiday of rosh ha hah shana and we would like to wish everyone and a healthy new year. the jewish new year is 5773, by the way. michael: yes, happy new year. my buddy jay who used it as an excuse to get out of work. kelly: a lot of kids in the audience and i was like that's right. no school today. michael: that's right. very energy, huh? kelly: mmm. well, not everybody flew all night to get here like you did. michael: it's so funny because when i come in, i come in right
through the front and everybody's in line and it's like the double take. kelly: exactly. michael: and then i hear the other, he's bigger than i thought he was. yeah, yeah, im. [laughter] kelly: everybody says the opposite to me. oh, you're so much smaller than i thought you were. [laughter] michael: so how was your weekend? kelly: it literally was the most beautiful weekend here on the east coast. i don't know how it was in l.a. but it was gorgeous here but it was such a fast weekend because my kids had so many different activities and the things they had to do -- sports? kelly: sport, soccer games, all sorts of stuff so we were literally running all around. what about you? michael: hot. l.a. was hot. kelly: really? michael: i got off the plane. it was 112. kelly: are you serious? michael: my jeans just became part of my skin. [laughter] and yeah, it was 112 in the valley and on the other side
like the west side, it was still like 90 something, 100. kelly: oh, my gosh. is it always like that this time of year? michael: no. i was like new york was perfect. and then i got there, it was really hot but it was fun. saturdays, instead of like a day of rest, which it is for me, i'll get up every saturday and i will play basketball with all my buddies out there. kelly: that's nice. are these famous people? michael: no. i am in like a fantasy football league with some -- kelly: famous people? michael: well, they think they are. [laughter] but then the basketball is just me and a lot of other buddies. i took a picture of everybody on the court and i put "playing basketball with my buddies in l.a." and somebody tweeted back it's a bunch of white guys out there. you should be dominating! [laughter] i was like what? what? so i do that and saturdays are like yours. i like mine busy.
yours, with the kids, you have no choice. kelly: right. michael: but l.a. was extremely, extremely hot. kelly: do you have wildfire danger? michael: and there was a wildfire. from the airport, got home, turned on the tv and right where we passed, a fire had started. kelly: are the winds happening, the santa ana winds? is this the time or is it october? michael: i have no idea. kelly: anyway. [laughter] michael: but there was a fire. they contained it by the getty museum. they shut down part of the 405. always bad weather. all in all, it was a very good weekend. kelly: yeah. me too. i enjoyed it. i've been following this thing in the newspaper about the royals, you know, kate middleton and prince william and following this top -- these topless photos there. michael: oh, i've been following that too. [laughter] kelly: in sandarse italy. here's what i think about it. i honestly have to say this. while i understand that it is a
grotesque invasion of privacy and i know that she must feel horribly -- they must feel horribly violate, as a person that nursed three kids, i feel like she will look back at these photos and really be happy with them. i really do. [applause] in the end -- in the end, she will say thank god they were there. [laughter] i'm not kidding because it's like so -- i always dish refer to this photo all the time and you've heard me talk about it, on our honeymoon, we were in italy and we were at a topless beach and i was like when in rome, whoo! and mark took this photo and we still have it and i'm so glad i have it now because i had forgotten because i've always been an acop but, you know, i am now -- a-cup but now i'm an a-long. [laughter]
and so to see the regular -- michael: so you're happy? kelly: the prominent a, the dominant a, the a-up. michael: i guess the alternatives if they took the picture and they're trying not to use them, then he's when you worry. kelly: yes. i could walk down the streets topless, they'll be like that's ok. please. we'll put the magazine over top of you. [laughter] you know what i mean? michael: and speaking of things that were covered or she was uncovered, but the romneys. kelly: oh, my gosh, yes. michael: so the romneys, mitt and ann romney were booked on the show and we already had a full, you know, show, so we pretaped them on friday. kelly: right. michael: and the press core was here and it will air tomorrow. kelly: so you will see this
interview air tomorrow on our show. [applause] michael: but there was a lot of press because of the press core upstairs watching and -- kelly: by the way, who even knew? michael: i did not know that. kelly: i was like how did the media get their hands on this? we have a spy. they were like the press core was upstairs. they had an upstairs? michael: the crazy thing about is is we asked them very tough question, political questions. we got to know them a little bit better and then the last segment, we did a lightning round where we just fired off these funny questions. and all of the stuff we went through over 20-plus minutes, they picked out do you like snooki or honey boo-boo? [laughter] kelly: that is the pivotal moment in this interview. 12k0eu7 and what does mitt -- and what does mitt wear to bed? i was so serious with that interview, man. kelly: you were, but i did enjoy watching the clip of you saying
"what do you wear to bed?" michael: i didn't write the questions. mitt, you can wear whatever you want. kelly: we were the "new york times" on saturday in the election section of the newspaper and this is the quote that i love the most. an appearance on "live" is a dance through pop culture to which i thought to myself why didn't we ask them to dance? michael: yes. kelly: that would have been incredible. michael: what kind of dance -- i'll give you my mitt romney interpretive dance. kelly: ok. michael: he keeps it safe. [laughter] [applause] and the throws the presidential smile once in a smile -- in a while. and ann, i could see the hair. kelly: yeah. [laughter] yeah. michael: yeah. kelly: yeah.
michael: i could see it. we should have asked them to dance. kelly: i know. as soon as i read that, i was like dance. that's the one thing we forgot to ask them about. and they were great sports. they answered every question. but it's so funny when you talk politics for so long and the quote that gets the most coverage is snooki. michael: and he said he was a fan of snooki. kelly: yeah. i was shocked to hear that. michael: i was a little shocked he knew who she was. but we also -- this is amazing. kelly: yes. michael: she's 75 years old. ernestine shepard and she wakes up at 3:00 every day to meditate and then clocks up runs totaling 10 miles before lunch. in 2010 and 2011, she was recognized as the guinness world records as the oldest competitive female bodybuilder. this lady is 75 years old. [applause] kelly: isn't that incredible?
michael: absolutely amazing. kelly: i mean that is incredible. if you said 45, you would get the same amount of applause because you would be like oh, my gosh, she looks incredible for 45. michael: and i think about the future. at 75 years old, 3:00 a.m.? you know what i'm going to be doing? kelly: sleeping. michael: i can't wake up at 3:00 a.m. and i'm nowhere near 75. kelly: at 75, you'll be waking up at 3:00 a.m. to go to the bathroom. [laughter] [applause] ask your dad. ask your dad. michael: you may be right about that one. kelly: i'm just saying i've heard rumors. michael: i'm going to ask you a question that you don't get asked very often. did you watch any football yesterday? kelly: i did. i watched the giants and the tampa bay buccaneers because
mark loves the bucs. michael: why does mark have to make our relationship so difficult? kelly: no. [laughter] he -- you know, he was from tampa bay. michael: but he's from new york now. kelly: i know he's from new york now but he identifies himself with that team. tpwhate always break his heart in the end. michael: yeah. but it was a great game. kelly: yes. michael: back and forth. at the end of the game, there was a little controversy because -- you know at the end of the game when you know you're going to lose you like to think that we're not going to but when there are a few seconds left, a team would hike the ball and the quarterback would take the knee. and you shake everybody's commands walk off. well, the coach for the buccaneers told his guys to plow through the line. so they plowed through, knocked eli manning on his tushy and it upset -- kelly: is that a football term? michael: tushy. we say another way but not meant for kids. kelly: do you say make sure you
knock him on his tushy. michael: i think that's just how we said it. but they knocked -- and it upset tom coughlin, giants coach who went to greg schiano, you don't do that in this league. that's not how you do it. and it was like watching old school and new school. you're a first-year coach out of college. kelly: i'm going to tell you how you do it here. michael: what tough to be careful of is they retaliate. kelly: exactly. michael: and not just that team of retaliate, other teams would retaliate. the game was great but i liked watching old coaches fight. [laughter] kelly: there is another interesting story on the cover of the newspaper today about an incident that happened in yankee stadium. does anybody know about this, about the couple? a couple was videotaped and photographed having an intimate encounter in the men's room. this is them there. so as if public toilets weren't
terrifying enough for me, now i have that to worry about. [laughter] so thank you, i may never leave the house again. [laughter] michael: that's why they should stop serving beer before you get to the game. just don't serve beer at all. kelly: these are my -- this is why we go to a baseball game and the most terrifying words to me at a public sporting event is when my daughter says "mom, i have to go to the bathroom." i'm like go in your pants. [laughter] i just can't do it. i can't take it. now that i know that this is going on. michael: that's pretty bad. kelly: and we can all agree what a gentleman he is. he took her to a private stall instead of the trough. michael: how did they get the pictures? kelly: i think they left the door open for room. [laughter]
it's all in my mind's eye. michael: you know, i think we should finish with something better than that because i can't let that be the end of our -- ok. this is great. a sensational puppy -- it's called a scent accusationle puppy handpicked by breeders. they're trained to detect cancer in people. kelly: oh. michael: but these dogs, they can sniff out bombs and drugs, use in rescue and detect cancer and diabetes better than prescreening tests that you do. kelly: but what is the sign? michael: the sign is if you're at home you get a new puppy and he's sniffing all over you, you better go get checked. [laughter] kelly: do you remember that story that we did here a long time ago? there was a cat, you guys know the story, some of you. there was a cat that lived in an
elderly -- in an old folks' home, like a retirement community and they said the cat had powers and whenever the cat went into somebody's room and sat at the foot of their bed, they passed away. yeah. so i would say like can you manningham being like an older person and you're in the bed and here comes the cat of darkness? the cat's like and you're like no, and the cat's like oh, yes. [laughter] it's time. i'm not ready. michael: i would have locked everybody out of the room every second. kelly: the cat comes in and the cat knows. the cat has like a weird sense of when the passing is about to happen. and so the cat knows. and now we've got puppies that can -- i don't know that i want that puppy. i mean, i definitely -- i want to get screened and i want to be proactive but it would make me nervous if my puppy was like wah, wah.
[laughter] michael: if i were in that old folks' home, i would ever transfer or lock my door. kelly: exactly. "american idol," which is coming back is set for a big -- they're saying a big diva showdown between moo rye ya carrie and nicki minaj. they're both on the show now. i kind of like that matchup. i think that they're both so knowledgeable about the music industry and both have so much relevance. michael: and totally different style. like mariah is -- and nicki minaj is like -- [laughter] [applause] so totally different style. i think it would be great. i can't wait to see it. kelly: my daughter and i think like most little girls for whatever reason have really connected to nicki minaj and they love to impersonate her and my daughter will rap like nicki minaj and it blows my mind. because she can make her eyes really big and she does like ♪
oh, no, -- ♪ i don't know any of what she said and she's like raps like her and i'm like where did you come from? incredible. we have a huge show today. michael: yes, we do. kelly: lucy lui is here. [applause] lucy lui is here. she plays watson. michael: i'm a big lucy lui fan. kelly: me too. michael: and one of my old friend is here. penny marshall is here. [applause] kelly: penny marshall. michael: and she has a new book out and it's called "my mother was nuts." kelly: i'm sure there are no people out there that can relate to this child. and a performance by our friend, nelly furtado. hasn't been around in a while. [applause] michael: and now, you know, it's time for "live"'s "spa la-la-la-la travel trivia." -- "endless summer travel trivia."
[applause] michael: he kind of -- that is -- that's hour friend, vinny colangelo from allendale, new jersey. [applause] he kind of dances like mitt romney. [laughter] kelly: oh, is that the mitt -- you were doing the mitt romney dance? >> yeah. the whole white guy. that's how i like. [laughter] michael: hey, welcome to the show half naked. it's good to see you. >> yeah. kelly: i like his little hairy
chest. not little. it's very scholar and masculine. michael: he started rubbing it when you said that. he was like this. yes. kelly: yes, yes. you're loaded with testosterone and we love that. on the show is terry simon from virginia. hi, terry. caller: good morning, kelly and michael. kelly: good morning. how are you if caller: i'm great. excited to hear from you. michael: now, terry, we hear that september is a big month in your houfments tell us what's going on. caller: it is. labor weekend, we -- labor day weekend we celebrated our 10-year anniversary and my husband celebrated his 50th birthday and next weekend is my birthday. michael: oh, my gosh, the great. [applause] kelly: so you could use this second honeymoon so i'm going to spin the heel and see what you're playing for, ok? caller: ok. [applause] ♪
it's the la playa beach club in naples, florida, including two spa treatment, roundtrip airfare provided by orbitz. it's a surprise value at $7700. you have 20 seconds and only one guess. good luck. caller: thank you. michael: on friday's show, we talked with obi the dog. what breedf dog did we say obi is? caller: he's a dachshund. michael: that's right. announcer: congratulations. you and a guest will enjoy seven days and nights at the la playa beach in naples, florida. two spa treatments per person, oceanfront breakfast and dining. visit online. your prize is valued at $7700. kelly: i have to say in all fairness, we didn't really talk with obi the dog, we talk at obi
the dog. michael: yeah. obi listens. kelly: it's like a one-sided conversation. anyway, congratulations, terry. caller: thank you. kelly: now you get to help make the day of a lucky member of our studio audience who will receive ooh, a five-year subscription to netflix? michael: wow. kelly: what? with a streaming device valued at more than $500, so please pick a number between one and 228. caller: 11. kelly: 11. michael: hey, there we go. [applause] kelly: all right, ladies, congratulations. coming up next, we've get a big show with lucy lui. don't go away. announcer: still ahead on "live," a performance by nelly furtado. we'll talk with penny marshall about her new autobiography. and coming up next, lucy lui. anncr: a good job. it's the key to a good life.
but it isn't always easy to find one... a vote for question seven is a vote for maryland jobs. two thousand construction jobs to build a new resort casino. four thousand permanent jobs, paying... on average fifty five thousand a year. six thousand jobs from increased tourism... and table games like blackjack and poker. add it up: it's twelve thousand new maryland jobs. but to build it you have to vote for it. vote for question seven. and get maryland back to work. [applause]
kelly: i love his tie. tomorrow, kelsey grammer will be here from the tv series "the boss." michael: and we will talk with azarenka presidential candidate governor mitt romney and his wife, ann. kelly: very big deal. [applause] she's an actress, a painter, a fashionista and so much more. please welcome the other, so lovely lucy lui. [applause] michael: hello. good to see you. kelly: lucy, i feel like the last time you were here, you may have been wearing this dress. i feel like you and i have a lot of the same clothes. >> you look beautiful. last time i was here, i was hosting with you. i don't know what's going to happen now that you're here and you're permanent. [laughter] we might have to roll up our sleeves backstage. michael: you know what's going
to happen? kelly's going to take a break, a well deserved break and i'm going to need somebody. kelly: yeah. [laughter] [applause] kelly: lucy is one of the coolest chicks in this business, i'm not kidding. michael: i believe it. >> we have a good time together. and hopefully,ing we do stuff together too. kelly: so you've never met before? >> no. michael: and i'm very happy. kelly: i know. what do you think? do you know sports? >> i'm so -- i have to be honest and don't judge me, but i didn't grow up watching sports at all. my father did watch like the baseball games occasionally and i would fall asleep watching it with him, but i'm completely clueless. i mean when i'm watching a game, they get together and i get completely into it but otherwise, i have no real idea what's happening. kelly: right. michael: the good thing is -- >> i generally like to root for the underdogs. even though i don't know who it is. michael: when a lot of people don't know, they root by either the color of the team. or their uniforms. >> sometimes they mix it up
though. one game and another color another game. michael: because if they're at home, they're like a darker color. when they're away, it's a lighter color of jersey. >> i'm confused. kelly: is that true? michael: this is what you call an educational program. >> there's fashion in sports. it's too confusing. when you stay one uniform it's consistent for me. kelly: no wonder i keep thinking these men are switching teams. they just switch uniforms. i understand you meditate. this is something that i'm desperate to get into, meditation but i find that my head is too noisy. >> it's like all this noise pollution. i actually was -- i did this art book that we talked about a while ago and chopra wrote one of the introductions for it and he said if you want to ever learn to med tailgate, i'll teach you. so who's going to say no to chopra teaching you to meditate personally? kelly: how did you meet depack chopra?
>> i met him through a friend of mine at an event and i -- when i did this book, i thought he would be this person with spart and spirituality. and i thought it was a long shot and he was completely opened to it and wrote this beautiful introduction to it about how art and meditation or spirituality is connected and when i went up to his office in new york when he was here, he taught me how to meditate. kelly: how did he do that? >> it's a mystery. ok. first, he had sit down in a chair and put my feet on the floor and then your hands are in a comfortable position on your lap. kelly: ok. >> but before you go in, he has to give you a mantra which is -- it dean on like where you're born. kelly: we need a mantra. [laughter] >> like what date and all that. and then everyone has a special mantra and the mantra is basically something that helps you get rid of the noise pollution but the one thing he did say is never to judge your
meditation. i mean, you could still do the meditation even if you quiet your mind and sometimes you'll have moments of -- and you can have moments of like -- i mean, it sounds crazy, but divine inspiration. michael: we have to take a quick break but lucy is going to show us another way to relieve stress. kelly: oh. we'll be right back. [applause] announcer: still ahead on "live," a performance by nelly furtado. and also, penny marshall.
[applause] kelly: i know. whoops. i'm just noticing those boots. did you see that? >> they are doing a fashion finder on the show, talking about shoes. we're back with lucy lui and you also relieve stress through painting. >> yeah, doing any kind of creative things, i bring stuff on the set. i have like my studio in my apartment in the front area. so i just throw paint on the wall, literally. like i put a canvas up. it's such a great thing to do and it's creative. kelly: and you love it. >> yeah. michael: what do you do with them after you're done? >> sometimes i'll sell them and sometimes i'll give them away and sometimes we'll do auctions. michael: how nice. kelly: do famous people buy your artwork? >> sometimes, yeah. kelly: who is the most famous person that buys your artwork? >> i don't know. is it ok to say? michael: of course.
nobody's watching. >> right. i have to say that in the beginning, i was doing photography and george clooney bought a few of my pieces. [applause] he's incredibly supportive. he's all about, wow, that's amazing that you're doing that and i was just a guest star on "e.r." at the time. isn't that sweet? >> let's talk about "elementary." you are the first female watson which is great. >> it's kind of exciting because it's something that has been around for such a long time and obviously, it's kind of -- it's hard for people to switch stat gear because it's historic and they have huge fans of sherlock holmes and watson and i think it's exciting to turn it on its head a little bit and make it something it's introducing in a modern way to people. so i hope that people can receive it that way. michael: you're his live-in sober companion. >> that's right. most people don't know a sober companion is.
a sober companion is somebody who tries to help you stay on the path and his father, has hired me to do that. so there's a little bit of tension but i think that it's kind of -- it'll be an interesting part of the relationship for the show. kelly: let's look at the scene, sherlock is showing watson his power of deduction. >> how do you do it? >> do what? >> guess things. >> i don't guess. i observe. and once i've observed, i deduce. >> they say you could tell from my hands that youo know i was a surjon. >> hand, singular. no calluses. and i smell beeswax. many surgeons, as you know, use a beeswax to protect their hands from the dehydrating effects. old habits diehard. as far as why you gave up your medical career to become a
companion -- his or her death moved you to make drastic changes in your life. am i close? >> what about my father? >> what about him? >> how did you know he had an affair? >> google. [laughter] not everything is deducible. [applause] kelly: google. michael: well, "elementary" premieres thursday, september 27 at 10:00 p.m. on cbs. [applause] lucy lui, thank you, lucy. and next up, penny marshall. announcer: tomorrow on "live,"
[applause] michael: most people, they know our next guest as an actress from "the odd couple" and "laverne and shirley" or as a director of "big" and "a league of their own." but what they may not know is that all happened by accident the tells it all in her new book, "my mother was nuts." [laughter] a memoir. please welcome penny marshall! [cheers and applause]
>> i've got my bling. the giant bling. kelly: how do you get all these sports rings? >> because -- mitchy, the lakers. the clippers, i go too but they haven't won anything yet. michael: they will eventually. they're putting together a team. >> and if chauncey wasn't hurt last year. michael: penny's a big sports fan. kelly: i know. michael: but you were born and raised the bronx. kelly: boogie down bronx. [applause] >> yes. michael: what i love is -- kelly: all good things come from the bronx. michael: but you were raised from your mom's dance school. >> she taught from the cellar of our building. kelly: that was a ballet academy? >> tap, ballet, acrobatics, whatever. sh-and-she taught dancing
school. kelly: there you are -- is that ballet recital costume? >> well, no, there's tap shoes on. [laughter] kelly: oh. i can't see the feet. michael: that's you in the front, right? >> yeah, i've got no ankles. kelly: no, you have nice ankles. >> 100 years of dancing no, ankles. michael: did you always want to act? >> no. [laughter] i didn't even want to dance. kelly: so you had no choice? >> i had no choice. my mother would shoot me. kelly: you had over 350 students, right? >> yeah. she would compare me to all of them. they all loved her. i didn't like her so much. [laughter] but she was funny. michael: but were you a good student? >> what in school zip dancing. >> no, i was school. i could tap. can you tap? michael: i could tap. >> let me see. [applause]
[laughter] you're just making that up. kelly: that was like -- michael: those were what you call i need a foot massage later dance. kelly: that was the lord of the dance. so how did you get into acting? what happened? what was your path along the way? >> well, when you are dancing, i unzip people's leotards -- [laughter] i went to college in albuquerque, newman. go, logos, beat the aggies. and i got married and i had a baby. i was a temp. i didn't like getting up early. i don't know how you people do it, by the way.
kelly: we get used to it. >> so i decided to teach dancing school there. you don't have to start until 11:00. so they came from the albuquerque opera which was on south pacific, high spirit. those kinds of moods cals. -- musicals. were the people that stayed up at night and i'm on l.a. time. so this is really ridiculous hours. kelly: i'm sorry. we're sorry, penny. >> and my mother -- kelly: you want to sell the book or not? >> yeah, the book here. [laughter] [applause] >> i came. i'm here. i'm dressed. i wore my lakers shirt. i don't wear dresses. but i'm here and so i got -- those were the people that stayed up at night. so basically, i like night people. kelly: so that's how you got into theater? >> yeah, and then i got divorced. i moved to california to meet my brother, gary, who i didn't know as a kid because he was 10 years
older. michael: when we come back, we're going to find out how "a league of their own" inspired the "shibbed ler icc -- "schindler's chris." -- list. we'll be right back. announcer: enter "endless summer travel trivia" today. next "live," mitt romney and his wife, ann romney. kelly: you missed a spot. announcer: plus, kelsey grammer from "boss."
>> yeah, i had gotten cancer in 2009. i've always had very soft nails. everyone else walks away, luckily, knock wood, i'm fine. [applause] kelly: thank god. [applause] >> but i gained 60 pounds and got hard fingernails. [laughter] kelly: there you go. >> i don't know. i have a great body chemistry. and i got sick -- kelly: during the commercial break, she said i got cancer because of michael. >> i was at the giant game when you pushed on the trophy and i went all around and sat in the owner's seats and it was too hot and the security guard knew premaine are the nets games and i went home and the next day, i was in the hospital. so it had some relationship with you. michael: something to do with me. kelly: clearly, it was your fault. michael: trust me, i've been blamed for other things. >> it just happened to be
coincidental. i went home and landed in the hospital. kelly: but you're fine now >> yeah. the media had me dying every three months. pray for her. i'm fine. thanks -- knock wood. [applause] michael: the movie, "a league of their own," at the end of the movie, you showed the real female baseball players and you got a call from steven spielberg who asked you could he do that, take the idea in shin-soo choo. >> he said how did you do that? and i said some were actors, actresses and lou genius voice said to the characters and the rest were real characters. but for those women who were either ashamed to say they played ball and now, they go to autograph shows and make a dollar so stephen said could i
use that entered have real survivors and put the stone on? i said absolutely. i don't own nothing. kelly: that's really great though. >> and stephen always encouraged me over the years to edit. i do jigsaw puzzle and he said that's editing. kelly: which do you prepare? >> i like directing. you are to get up early. people aren't that funny at 7:00 in the morning. michael: let me tell you right now, we love you and you're amazing. and thank you for coming. [applause] and penny marshall's new book, "my mother was nuts" goes on sale tomorrow. kelly: make sure you get this book. make it all worth it for penny. michael: exactly. next up, nelly furtado performs. announcer: tomorrow on "live" from the series, "boss," kelsey grammer. hmmm, i don't think i took my pill today.
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♪ [applause] kelly: in my mind, that's who i am. see that? nelly furtado is a multi-platinum global spaverplet her new c.d. drops tomorrow. here's nelly furtado with her brand-new hit, "parking lot." nelly! [applause] ♪ you caught me off guard you know hey, i'm wasting my judge don't know if you can hold me but i gota honor it yeah, depending on the minute and 2k5e7bding on the hours i guess i got some time to waste so we can chop away the hours,
yeah cool, so let's sing, yeah, now let's talk, yeah, now let's walk, yeah, and then and then let's sing, yeah, bring your car to the parking lot and ride all night till you get a spot cause we ain't doing nothing, we ain't doing nothing, nah, eh, eh i'm telling all my friends that it's pretty casual they turn the clue and then they see meanwhile i'm riding with you, with you, with you, depending on the minute and depending on the hours depending on the chemistry yeah, we can make some power, yeah
cool, so let's sing and yeah, now let's talk, yeah, and now let's walk, and then let's sing, yeah, bring your car to the parking lot and ride all night till you get a spot 'cause we ain't doing nothing we ain't doing nothing, meet us at the parking lot we're going to turn the speakers up 'cause we ain't doing nothing, we ain't doing nothing nah, aww, aww, na, na, aww, aww, e,, e, h ♪ hey ♪ [applause] announcer: more with nelly when we return and visit our website
you've played? >> probably on my south american tour in chile. kelly: what makes them so wild? >> well, i sing a lot of spanish songs, espanol. they're just rowdy. they've got a lot of spirit. just like they survived the earthquake and i played right after that. and you do a chant, it's so easy to get them into it. you go chi, chi, chi, they go lay, lay, lay. kelly: my gosh. maybe we have a chilean audience today. michael: all right. maybe i'm part >> this is wbal-tv 11 news in baltimore. >> we are transitioning from sunshine and picking up some clouds and an approaching storm system from out west and moisture in the south. rain comes in from the south during the day.