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>> announcer: well played, dan. well played. citibank popmoney. easier banking. standard at citibank. good morning, america. and this morning, blizzard warnings. so much for that warm weather. as a groundhog day whout targets the middle of the country with more than a foot of snow. dire conditions in europe trap thousands of people. donald trump touches down if vegas overnight. is he there to endorse night gingrich today? will the donald shake up the race? does it mean he won't run? secret life revealed. a possible hitman and a mistress. now the husband speaks out for the first time. and gisele. why the supermodel is begging family and friends to pray for
husband tom brady right now. her private e-mail gone public this morning. don't know around the country. here in new york, gisele's e-mail, front page news. >> of course it is. >> it was a very sweet e-mail. >> i love the ending, love g., smiley face. >> we have plenty of news to get to today. we have the latest on the radiation scare in california. workers at the san onofre plant looking to get inside today and find why there may have been a little radiation leak. >> so far, we think any radiation would have been far below dangerous levels. demi moore's health situation. the doctors were worried she had
a fatal disease because she arrived at the hospital in such bad condition. many are about to become billionaires. this guy? all he did was paint some walls for facebook. now he's set for a $200 million payout. >> how about a decision? they say, you can have a few thousand dollars or a few shares of stock. great decision. >> the play of one man's life. we're going begin today with the biggest storm of the year for millions of americans. blizzard conditions from denver into omaha tonight and lasting into tomorrow. some areas bracing for up to a foot and half of snow. sam is by in moment to show you the storm's track. deadly weather overseas. word that some 11,000 people are trapped, unable to leave villages in serbia because of a historic blizzard. at least 113 deaths are blamed on the extreme cold.
we turn to major announcement. the u.s. mission in afghanistan may be wrapping a year earlier than expektsed. martha raddatz joins us with more. >> reporter: they hoped to end the mission at the end of 2014. this morning, word from the secretary of defense that the combat mission may end by the middle of next year. leon panetta, on his way to nato meetings said hopefully, the u.s. can take a support and advisory role and let the afghan security forces take the lead. we always have to defend ourselves. but the role would change. the u.s. has close to 90,000 troops in afghanistan. the number will drop to 68,000 by this fall. he didn't say whether this would allow for troops to come home
sooner. it's a strong indication that the war is winding down. though there's already opposition. >> hardly surprising. in egypt, protesters are blaming the military and police for failing to stop this. a deadly rye yt at a soccer match. 74 people were killed. hundreds injured. players and rival fans were attacked with knives, clubs, and stones. some suffocated while trying to escape. meanwhile, t baptist missionaries were found dead in mexico. john and wanda casias were killed in their home. police in one city in milwaukee bucks have been told to leave their homes and move to hotels because of death threats from cartels. and a california woman who sued honda because of gas mileage op her hybrid has won.
a judge awarded heather peters nearly $10,000. far more than honda haz had originally offered. her case could pave the way for thousands of similar cases. honda is expected to appeal. close encounter. people from texas to kansas who happened to be looking up last night saw that. a fast object flying across the sky. turns out, oh, nice, it was a meteor. this dash cam video from a texas patrol car captured it. no word on the fact that was a meteor. >> we used to call it a falling star. >> if you're a fan of conspiracy theories. a meteor? i don't know. no word if any little green men walk out of it. turning to politics now, "your voice, your vote."
the next contest is in nevada on saturday. donald trump looking like he may weigh in for newt gingrich later today. as romney trying to recover from his latest verbal miscue. plenty of hype. we're not sure what is behind it. >> reporter: in a city that loves to play the odds, some of night gingrich's advisers say they believe they'll get the endorsement from donald trump later today. whatever happens here, sure to be a political stopper on the vegas strip. donald trump flew into las vegas overnight with considerable secrecy about why he's here. the new show is about to start. he might be here to promote someone else. if it's newt gingrich, it would be a much-needed moment in the spotlight. trump considered a run for
president. at one point saying me might offer himself up as a third party can't. meanwhile, romney made it clear, he's moved on from gingrich, campaigning against president obama. >> i'm afraid he's detached from reality. >> reporter: his argument comes just as the governor's own words come under fire. when asking a question about a new poll, saying more voters think that the president knows more about the needs of more americans than romney does, he answered this way. >> i'm in this race because i care about americans. i'm not concerned about the very poor. we have a safety net there. >> reporter: when pressed about how this sounded, this is how he responded. >> we'll hear from the democratic party about the plight of the poor. no question, it's not good being poor. my campaign is focused on middle income america. >> reporter: newt gingrich
pounced. >> i'm running to be the president of all the american people. and i am concerned about all of the american people. >> reporter: even rush limbaugh weighing in on mitt's moments. >> corporations are people, my friend. i like being able to fire people that provide services to me. i'll tell you what, 10,000 bucks? a $10,000 bet? i'm not concern about the very poor. >> everybody knows what he's trying to say but he didn't say it. he makes himself a target. he comes across as the prototypical rich republican. it will make it harder and harder and harder to go after obama. >> reporter: bahhing to the potential show stopper here. donald trump is not saying anything this morning. i reach eed out to the romney camp. they are remaining mum, too. >> let's get to jake tapper in washington. let's start with the news from donald trump. maybe news from donald trump and newt gingrich later today. even if trump gets behind him, makes a difference in nevada,
it's still hard to see a path for newt gingrich for the nomination. >> it depends on your version of reality. i would suggest, yes, that's probably right. this is how it looks from the gingrich campaign. they're hoping for a great february. now it looks as though the stars are aligned for mitt romney to have great february. they're hoping for a great february. if they can make romney have more unforced errors. such as the comments david just highlighted. if they can win some delegates in the caucus. if romney loses any of the kau causes that he won four years ago, if there's a call for romney not to be the carrier, the messenger of the conservative brand, they're hoping super tuesday comes in early march and that gingrich can go on for the nomination.
>> that is a lot of ifs right there. this is playing off as the obama campaign saw all year long. they think romney is coming in with vulnerability. saying his unfavorability has gone up in the last weeks. on the other hand, he's basically tied with the president. >> especially in the key battleground states. they're trying to paint romney as a heartless robber baron, without convictions. someone out of touch with the american people. they hope romney will keep making comments like this. if you look at the polling, obama will have a tough race. now to the investigation being launched this morning in a possible radiation leak at the san onofre nuclear power plant in southern california. nearly 7 million people are in the vicinity. david wright has the latest. >> reporter: the plant's
operators insist that at no point were the public or the workers in danger. the entire leak was contained in that far dome behind me. how're, a spokesman for the nuclear regulatory commission say it's possible that traces of radiation leaked into the atmosphere. workers hoped to get inside the power plant today, to determine what caused the steam tubes of reactor number 3 to leak. 7 million people live in a 50-mile radius. any trouble at san onofre is a cause for concern. >> scary. it's scary. >> reporter: they say what failed was a part that was replaced in december 2010. >> no danger to the public, no danger to our workers. >> reporter: did any radiation leak out? >> if there was any at all, no
equipment picked it up it was that little. >> reporter: after the power plant meltdown in japan, there's been a new focus on safety worldwide. including a new nuclear regulatory report issued this week saying that 96 u.s. reactors are in regions that may be more vulnerable to earthquake that previously thought. >> that steam coming out is mixed with radio active water. there's no way around that. >> reporter: workers at the reactor plan to go inside today to see what went wrong. it will be days before we have an answer. we're going to turn to the mom that disappeared from a denver parking lot, leaving her two toddlers in the car for hours. she showed up at a local hospital 12 miles away saying she doesn't remember a thing. she spoke out to our clayton sandell. >> reporter: this morning, sarah hatfield is out of the hospital but not out of jeopardy.
they work to narrow in on what caused 12 hours of her life to vanish. what is the last thing you remember? >> sitting in the car, waiting to get gas. >> reporter: after that, she says her memory is a black hole. police say she abandoned her car at a gas station, leaving her 2 and 4-year-old sons inside. >> the keys are in there. nobody seemso know where the parents are. >> how long have they been here? >> for over a couple of hours. >> reporter: she's not allowed to see her children without supervision. have you been able to talk to them? >> once. >> reporter: what did they say? >> he said i lost him. it's what he would say. mommy, you lost me. >> reporter: what did you tell him? >> that i love him. and i love him, too. >> reporter: hatfield is baffled about what happened that day.
she believes she walked nonstop for 12 miles, finally snapping back into awareness at midnight when she called her husband. >> she doesn't know how she got there? >> she was crying. she was freaking out. >> reporter: doctors believe she may have had a seizure, a psychotic break, or a rare condition called transient global amnesia. how frustrating is it that they can't narrow it down and give you an answer? >> very. very, because i don't know what happened. there's so many unknowns. >> reporter: the worst part, she says, is the fear it could happen again. for "good morning america," clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> so bizarre. now an eye-opening plea by a medical journal this morning. could sugar be as bad to the body as alcohol?
they're suggesting like alcohol, sugar should be taxed. >> they're saying not all calories are the same. the ones from sugar are the ones we need to worry about. here's why. they link sugar to the metabolic syndrome. it has abdominal obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, high try glis rides. >> it's about added sugar. >> they say if there wasn't the added sugar, the other sugar we take in wouldn't be a problem. 22 teaspoons of added sugar per day is what the average person has. >> this is what we're adding per day. >> let's start with breakfast. that glass of orange juice, six teaspoons of sugar.
sweetened sugar, as many as five teaspoons. gran noel la, six teaspoons. ketchup on your french fries, one whole teaspoon. >> the sugar association said to label a single food is the one and only problem misinforms, misleads and confuses consumers and adds to the problem. what do on you think? should it be taxed? >> it would cut down on it a little bit but bottom line, get rid of the sodas, sports drinks. only one glass of fruit juice a day. >> thanks, rich. time for the weather and sam champion on this friday eve. >> hey, robin. like to hear that. good morning, doctor. good morning, robin. let's talk about the snow in the middle of the country. watches and advisories out for nine states.
colorado, parts of colorado, kansas, parts of nebraska. we're going get up to 12 inches of snow, maybe more in some locations. denver, the eastern half. most of the nation continues to be so warm. and that doesn't change. houston, 77, nashville, 62. washington, d.c., 56. as this blizzard moves out of the plains and toward chicago, it becomes a rainmaker. for right now, that's the weather around the nation.
it is a little damp outside west of 95. east --moving into the moving into the east. the next batch of rain will move eastward. warm and we will break around lunch time afternoon butl as warm as yesterday but still above normal. upper >> we have fog and severe weather, lots of it to talk about in the next half hour. we were all stun when he learned about this after the show yesterday. music and dance fans paying tribute to a pop culture pioneer. don cornelius, apparently took
his own life at the age of 75 on wednesday. for over three decades, his show entertains. chris connelly takes a look back. ♪ >> reporter: what don cornelius created for television would become the most influential music program of its time. ♪ soul train >> reporter: over the years, stevie wonder, the jackson 5 -- ♪ oh, baby >> reporter: and so many other greats. >> everybody watched "soul train" and don cornelius. he was a gentleman first, last, and always. >> reporter: contemporary music by african-americans, a mere side salad on network shows back then was placed front and center. >> when it came on, it was
overnight hot. every black person in town knew about it. >> reporter: he rallied and celebrated an entire culture. as everyone knew, the biggest stars on "soul train" weren't the singers. they were the dancers. >> when the aliens come in about 2,000 years, they want to see what was going down in black life, they can watch all episodes of "soul train." that's how we got down. >> reporter: it felt like a blessing from a high priest. his impact will be felt long after his death today. >> love, peace, and soul. >> reporter: for "good morning america," chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. >> no, no, no. love, peace, and soul! >> that takes us back. >> it does. coming up, a bizarre twist in the grossepointe murder
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these are the schools that have speed cameras. investigators are looking for sexually assaulted a southeast -- in a school yesterday at capt. elementary school. girl is find the parents want to know how something like happen. more innel 8 will have an in-depth report coming up in minutes.of quick check of the morning commute. it has been a tough morning for commuters northbound on 270. there was an accident after boulevard but before montrose road.rd newschopper7 has been flying that accident and they are making progress. it is a sizable the leg. virginia has a decent trip on i- and 95 to the pentagon.
oh, he does -- he's about to. check out the paintings there by graffiti artist david cho, painted back in 2005. he wasn't a big fan of facebook at the time. he took stock instead of salary. now he's set for a $200 million payday. smart man. >> very smart guy. new detail on demi moore's downhill spiral. we'll get you informing on what landed her on the brink. plus, a multimillionaire's move. this mogul, facing up to 30 years in prison, as adopted his 42-year-old girlfriend, legally
making her his daughter. >> well, he's 48. >> okay. and that makes it better how? the big question of the da it's groundhog dade. did punxsutawney phil see his shadow? >> no, no, no. not now. we'll leave it up to you. >> i can tell you what kind of news is it, sam. >> it won't be sleeveless february for much longer. right to the new details emerging in the murder case of the michigan mother of two found strangled in her mercedes. her husband made a statement on wednesday. he's facing allegations from an alleged accomplice. dan harris is here with more. >> reporter: curiouser and curiouser. a case that involved marriage, money, and murder. it now has a reported mistress, aaccomplice. and accounts of a secret sordid
life compete with an s & m den. with his mother on one arm and his son on the other, bob bashara walked slowly out of his stately home and thanked everybody who has shown love and support for "my jane." >> everyone needs to know how absolutely wonderful and how much this has meant. they'll never know how wonderful this has been for us. >> reporter: this morning, bashara, already called a person of interest by police, is facing more questions. as news accounts surface that he had a girlfriend on the side. and local media reports that he was involved in a secret sex dungeon. an s & h den down this stairwell in the basement of the hard luck lounge, a bar located in a building he owns. he can be seen on this video, posted on youtube, promoting the bar. this woman lives next door. >> people were going in and down in that basement.
somebody told me he had an s & m thing going down there. >> reporter: meanwhile, this man is singing to police. he reportedly says he was paid less than $2,000 to kill jane bashara, a marketed executive, found eight days ago strangled in her car. this morning, there are stories at gentz's stories are shifting. that he only killed her because he had a gun to his head. bob bashara's attorney is attacking gentzs' credibility. >> do you have anything to say about this joe guy? >> no. >> reporter: they reported that gentz cashed a $452 check there bashara's company the day after his wife's death.
>> who pays a hitman with a check? you pay a hitman with cash, not a check. >> reporter: in his brief statement, bob bashara says he continues to cooperate with police. his daughter has gone back to school to finish her classes. the son made clear that he and his sister are still supporting their dad. >> let's bring in dan abrams now, our leekle analyst. conflicting reports of what could or could not have happened by the accomplice. >> one, what does it mean for him? two, what does it mean for bob bashara? when it comes to him, it will lead the authorities to continue to question him. they're going to want to figure out what he knows. he's not just some crack pot. we talked about the possibility of people coming in, confessing. this is someone who knew bob
bashara, was in contact with him leading up to the time of the incident. the second question is, now, he is implicating bob bashara. the authorities are going to want to be very careful here as to when they move forward on him. they don't want to be rushing the investigation. on the other hand, they have a guy sitting there, at the police station, saying, yeah, he's the one who told me to do it. >> but bashara's attorney is saying that bob bashara, when he was asked for a list of people who could have wanted to cause harm, he gave this guy's name. >> and said that he may claim that bob bashara may have something to do with it. it makes the case more bizarre. the other side, if someone is trying to implicate bob bashara, he was protecting himself. in the end, i don't think it will make much difference. the police have a lot of stuff to sort through. it's clear they're looking at
bob bashara. the question is if and when they move on him. >> yesterday, you said, do not talk. then we saw him come out and give a press conference. >> he came out, made a brief statement, wouldn't answer questions. started crying the minute he got up there. you can't go out there, start crying, not answer questions. either don't go up there at all or make it seem like you're ready to be forthcoming. now to the bizarre story out of florida, 48-year-old john goodman is adopting his 42-year-old give. he's trying to protect his fortune as he faces trial and a lawsuit for manslaughter. andrea canning is covering this for us. this stem from a drunk driving accident where he ran a stop sign and killed someone. >> reporter: it's one of those just when you thought you heard it all. some legal analysts are calling this brilliant. the money set aside for his children cannot be taken by the
courts. the victim's family says they're in a legal twilight zone. john goodman was living the high life in tony palm beach. millions of dollars, a beautiful girlfriend. owner of a celebrity-filled polo club. then this happened. now he's embroiled in one of florida's most bizarre legal cases. >> the local polo mogul charged in a fatal dui crash has adopted his girlfriend as his daughter. >> reporter: you heard right. it's making heather hutchens his legal daughter. now he's been accused of exploiting a legal loophole to protect his millions from a bitter civil lawsuit. it started in february 2010. when he was allegedly driving home with a blood alcohol twice the legal limit. he hit this car, causing it to flip into this kanaan.
the young man inside drowned. goodman allegedly walked away from the scene. >> are you sure you don't want to say anything to the young man's family? >> reporter: wilson's parents are suing goodman. they might not get any money even if they win. the majority of his fortune is untouchable, tied up in a trust fund for his teenage children. after adopting his girlfriend and making they are part of the trust, she could cash out part of that fortune and share it with him. >> because she's 42 years old, she is immediately entitled to the money. >> reporter: goodman's lawyer insists the adoption was designed for estate planning. not to shield his fortune from a lawsuit. a probate court has to decide if
the adoption is legitimate or a sham. the parents of the victim have filed an emergency action. boy, sam, phil let us down. >> i gotta say. i was really surprised on this one. the jefr nigovernight party in punxsutawney, pennsylvania, phil says six more weeks of winter. it was very surprising. if it's six more weeks of this winter, i think we're all okay. staten island chuck and shoobee sam from nova scotia say spring is going to be early this year. groundhog day, a big overnight party where people share cooking tips and recipes on groundhog. >> really? >> no. let's deal with what is going on down here. no groundhogs were harmed in the making of this segment.
houston, one mile visibility. chicago, four miles this morning. the fog is a real issue. it's houston and chicago you have to keep an eye on. check the flights in those areas. the stronger storms, wichita, oklahoma city, wichita falls. maybe one or two we have some areas of light through town. sky will clear out after 11:00 a.m. and we will have sunshine this afternoon and not butarm as yesterday theasonably mild, highs in up >> all of that weather was brought to you by macy's. robin? george? >> i'm going with staten island chuck. i like that better. >> okay, you take the mail. coming up demi moore's health crisis.
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we're back at 7:44. now to demi moore. new detailed emerging about her possible obsession to turn back the clock. paula faris has more. >> this is an emergency. you need to get here as soon as possible. >> reporter: by the time emts arrived, they found a barely conscious demi moore. the actress was so alarmingly
thin and weak, hay thought she was suffering from a deadly disease. >> some of the paramedics thought it was a cancer patient in the final stages of treatment. >> reporter: the latest issue of "people" reveals new details of the actress's battles with inner demons for years. and how she was tormented by insecurities about her body and age. >> the weight loss that she's had is indicative of a much bigger problem. problems involving drugs, reckless behavior, and a refusal to eat. she's been so obsessed with staying young and staying thin. >> reporter: and her erratic behavior dates back years. this 2010 concert shows her dancing wildly on stage while ashton kutcher, looking on, was "embarrassed." sources close to the star say her deep-rooted insecurities
were part of her split. claiming she was not the person ashton fell in love with anymore. exhusband bruce willis is said to have asked her to get help. one of the highest paid actresses in hollywood, she's known for youth and grace. showing off her body in this twit pic from 2010. she'll have to deal with the public revelation of her most private struggles. >> she's absolutely mortified and so humiliated that all of the problems covom to light. >> reporter: for "good morning america," paula faris, abc news, new york. coming up, josh had "the play of the day." an online virus has never attacked a corkboard. ♪ give your customers the added feeling of security a printed statement or receipt provides... ...with mail.
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♪ oh we're halfway there oh living on a prayer ♪ a nice crowd out there this times square. but why are we playing bon jovi's living on a prayerer? here's the answer. gisele bundchen sent out a private e-mail. she's asking everyone to create a prayer circle. >> i get it now. >> we'll have the hail mary message that's gone public in a little bit. >> payment for strong football players. they have nothing on her. why did she turn down a five-figure modeling tract? >> wow. we gotta get to the gym. >> we're really letting it go.
>> she's going to join us to discuss from the great state of georgia in mere moments. >> and i want to know about the cap she's wearing. and a new war brewing over the best way to raise your kids. it's mommy versus mama. >> that was your french accent? >> yes. we go inside the new book that explains french moms know best. and "the jersey shore" come to times square. snooki and j-woww. and the rumors of the pregnancy. we'll get it sorted out. >> hey, robin. >> sam is in my seat. do not send out any inappropriate tweets. >> it was josh. it was josh. >> i know, i know. we have the big event of the morning. it's emeril versus mario. facing off to see who can make the best dish in just 45 minutes
with a secret ingredient. it's not musk rat or groundhog. you chose the ingredient. the stakes could not be higher. let's talk to the kitchen combatants and good friends. in one corner, mario batali. in the other, emeril lagasse. >> chefs make change is the brain child of "food & wine." the idea of fill lan tl-- philanthropy in our business. >> mario's been part of my foundation since day one. i've been a part of his. we're going to try to make a little change today. >> can i show you the secret ingredient? would that help?
this is something that you voted on at home. it's -- >> a ha. >> bacon bacon bacon bacon bacon. you have 45 minutes. you must incorporate bacon into your dishes. are you ready for the challenge? >> we're ready. >> we'll check back with them later on. >> every in more excited for a 45 minutes to go by here. we're going to begin with politics. a boost for newt gingrich. donald trump now widely expected to endorse gingrich today in las vegas, just two days before the nevada caucuses. mitt romney looks to recover from another verbal gaffe. he said on wednesday he's not concerned about the very poor in america because they have a safety net to fall back upon. romney says critics are taking that line out of context because he did say he would try to repair any holes in that safety net. meanwhile, u.s. combat troops could leave afghanistan by the end of next year under a
new plan. that's about 18 months sooner than anticipated. leon panetta says trainers and advisers would stay through 2014. meanwhile, three days of mourning under way in egypt after a deadly riot among soccer fans. the death toll rising to 79 within the last hour. people are blaming the police and military for not stopping the violence. in eastern europe this morning, some 11,000 people are stranded in villages after a record blizzard in serbia. historic conditions, temperatures as low as 22 below are being blamed for at least 113 deaths across the region. meanwhile, same-sex couples could soon be walking down the aisle in washington state. the house is expected to approve it next week. meanwhile, the sports world
has lost a legend of the boxing ring. man who never threw a punch. angelo dunde rks trained 15 dampons in 60 years. most notably, muhammad ali, george foreman, and sugar ray len -- l rks onard. we're getting a close-up view of the dark side of the moon. craters, many of them, far deeper than those on the side of the moon that we see from the earth. they were caused by asteroids slamming into the lunar surface. scientists hope to use this video to gain a better understanding of how earth and other planets were formed. meanwhile, here's diane sawyer with a preview of tonight's "world news."
>> could the cure for depression come in the form of a recreational drug? it's making doctors rethink treating depression. and real-life sunken treasure may have been located off the coast of cape cod. a british merchant ship torpedoed by germans in world war ii. they claim there's $3 billion worth of platinum on board. now, british officials say they'll wait for the cargo to be raisedefore deciding whether to file a claim on it. it's the cargo or 15 murals for facebook. it's up to you. >> we're going to go to lara now. good morning. gwyneth paltrow simply stunning. i have a girl crush. so cool, so comfortable in her own skin.
her husband, her kids, her red carpet sightings. she drops some relationship advice she's given to an actress friend she will not name. and the unnamed exboyfriend that used to cheat on her all the time. could it be brad? could it be ben? who knows? a royal spokesman has confirmed the little pitter patter of feet in kate and will's welsh home, it's a dog. the duke and duchess have welcomed an unnamed cocker spaniel of yet. it doesn't look like that. it looks like that. there he is. the royals are protecting the actual puppy from the paparazzi until he's old enough to understand his royal role. he's a few months old. he's the son of a dog that belonged to kate's mom. the royals love their dogs.
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>> george's life is changed. >> it has, right. >> the all american family, oh, no. i want to know what happens next. a super bowl special in pop news. gisele. you have heard of the hail mary in football. tom brady's supermodel wife is calling out the hail gisele. she sent out an e-mail. this sunday will be really important day in my husband's life. he and his team work sod hard. pray for him so he can feel so strong and healthy. we think it's fascinated. josh, you'll let us know if it works firsthand as you're in the stands reporting for us on sunday. >> i have a feeling it may work or may not. who are we kidding. just a few friends and family, and millions of readers. >> yeah, one person leak that. she was trying to do a little
chain. let's go outside to sam with the weather. >> good morning, robin, george. let's go right to antarctica. i want to show you pictures. nasa researchers have found a giant rift or crack? an antarctic glacier. that could break away in the next few months. this crack is part of operationize bridoperation i ice ridge. it's the largest airborne survey of the polar regions. let's get to the boards. one or two things going on this morning. we show you where the blizzard warnings are today. three states, about seven, nine states with winter watches, warnings, or advisories out. it go into the warmer sections of the country and turns into rain. look at that three-day
the train is coming down hard in culpeper. that is drifting off to the east and southeast. there is more rain in southern and southern prince george's county and is starting bitreak up a little northwest of town. the rain will be over with by about 11:00 a.m. and it will of son sannth a lot near 50 now and upper 50's later today. a beautiful friday and a little bit cooler for the weekend. >> and we're live in times square. just talking about our plans for the rest of the day. lara? >> thanks, sam. does this mommy know best? we're going inside the secrets of parents the french way. and life's a beach for snooki and j-woww. is it hot in here? no, it is.
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time now to take a look at a new book about to burn up the mommy blogs by arguing that the american parents should be more french. it's called bringing up bebe. juju chang got the scoop. they're probably right, right? >> i suspect so. we don't just spoil our kids, we spoil them rotten. by making them the center of our world. i spent time with a french family. they feel kids should be kids.
but the parents like grownups. it's the new culture clash. from the people who bring you haute couture and haute cuisine. they suggest that french mothers are ooh la la. do the french have it right? americans are completely hyper parents? >> maybe, but at the same time, we learn a lot from american people. >> reporter: so if you please, he's a basic lesson in the language of french parenting. is it stuffed with something? >> yes, i put some vegetables. spinach. and there's -- >> and the kids will eat the spinach. oh, my goodness, my dream. >> oh, they love it. >> reporter: clearly, i'm doing something wrong. the one and only snack is at
4:00 in the afternoon. french children don't snack all day. french kids eat what adults eat is what you're saying? >> yes, yes, at the restaurant, they never pick in the kid's men you. they don't think it's diverse. >> reporter: we talked to american moms. general and bash don't agree with everything in "bringing up bebe." though they admit when it comes to cuisine, the french nay have the advantage. >> i made the mistake, the kid food and adult food. i had to do serious damage control. >> reporter: there's also la pause. the phrase coined. don't jump at your child's every whimper. french mothers allow baby as young as 6 weeks old to cry for a few minutes. how young were they when they started sleeping through the night? >> three months. >> reporter: and then attend.
it means wait. the french say the kids are not the center of the universe. >> i think my children, of course, i have three, are really important. but at the same time, i have a husband. i have -- i work. so for me, it's the sort of balance. >> reporter: we can make our kids the center of the universe and have our own passions and interestso outside of that. >> reporter: so they're not mutually exclusive? >> no. >> reporter: and the final french word. no. no means no. don't negotiate. do you negotiate? >> no. it doesn't work every time. but i'm the parent. they're the children. i think it's okay to say no to the kids. >> reporter: and the american moms beg to differ. >> they do need to know what no
is. >> it's as if the tiger mom is saying americans are too lazy. the french moms are saying the parents are too hyperparenting. >> it's different cultures, different philosophies. we're the melting pot. we take a little bit of all of the cultures. hopefully, we can pick and choose and craft the right experience for us. they've good the food, the fashion. they're not getting the parenting. we are pro parenters. >> reporter: go usa. the mothers here are frazzled because they don't get enough help. in france, there's subsidized day care and child care programs. are we raising a generation of entitled children, george? >> we want to get everyone at home to weigh in. who has the better style of parenting. do it in the "gma" app on the smart phone. well, the jersey girls are in the house.
nicole snooki polizzi and jennifer j-woww farley are in the house. there's soon to be a spin-off. hello, let's talk. we were discussing off camera. you've been in the media the last couple of days. you're not happy about it. >> i'm wondering what will happen today. what is the rumor today? >> you're referring to yesterday somebody asked you -- >> yesterday, i was pregnant. last week, i was engaged. yesterday, she was injajed on google. >> why do you think people are asking you questions about that? >> the rumors were that an insider said something. i never said i was pregnant. i'm thinking people are thinking i'm fat or something. like an insult, kind of. >> you were on radio show yesterday. you were not pleased about it. >> it sucks. because, you know, being
pregnant should be a real thing and happy thing. i'm not. you know, i have been working on my finance a lot. i don't know. >> what did you say? >> i'm like, did i get fat again? what's going on? >> and you're very protective. >> yes. >> you were outpospoken as well. >> we don't care. but when it's like wildfire, it gets ridiculous. i quit smoking and caffeine and smoking and they assumed i was pregnant. >> you were pregnant two months ago. >> now i'm pregnant, i'm enga engaged. >> let's set the record straight. >> i do want kids. i'm not pregnant. >> thank you for straightening that out. i know yesterday you were saying it was really a pain. in your day.
you're promoting a new season. you're in the midst of it again. gtl all the time. now we're hearing you're getting a spin-off. what is the problem with hoboken? >> ask her. >> you're going to have people that love us and people that don't like us, i guess. it would have been just nice if she met us first. >> she being the mayor of hoboken. >> right. our show is going to be different than "jersey shore." it will be more of our relationships and us. not clubbing and going wild. just our real lives. >> we need to see a little bit of that. >> we don't party all the time. >> we, as "the jersey shore" we don't go to a town and trash it or disrespect it. we never went to italy and did that. we never went to miami and did that. we want to bring it revenue, profit, awareness. that's what we did in the last show. what's the big deal of doing it
in hoboken? that baffles us. >> your response was, their loss. >> yeah. she'll realize it. but, you know, don't get us wrong. we still love hoboken. it's an awesome place. >> have you found that city yet? >> we just found out yesterday they don't want us. >> what do the boys think about your spin-off? and the boys of "jersey shore" of yet have not. >> well, pauly has. i think vinny is going to be doing something with mtv. >> what about the boyfriends? will we see them on the show this year? >> yes. of course. >> they're a big part of our lives. gianni is my best friend. roger is hers. >> and what about vinny, is he okay? >> better now. we're happy to have him back. you'll see the whole show
change. >> yeah, vinny left the show. you were sad not to have him. you've become a family. dysfunctional, but a family. >> very dysfunctionaldysfunctio isn't? >> you're the best. thank you, j-woww. let's go to robin. we tried our best to keep quiet. we're at the halfway point. what do you have there, mario? >> nothing. nothing at palm i found this spaghetti sauce next to mine. i thought i would give ate shot. >> a good mixture. >> there's a challenge going on here. tell us, the secret ingredient is bacon. what are you preparing? >> he's got a secret ingredient in the over. >> what are you cooking here? >> i have basic pork chops. i'm feeling a little bacon gravy. >> nothing is ever basic about
what you prepare. oh, look what is coming out of the oven? >> i have this magnificent langostines. >> what are those? >> quail eggs. >> he's bringing the heat, emeril. >> what do you have? where is your bacon? >> i have a bacon rice pilaf beginning on. how much time we got? >> about 21 minutes. >> what about the pasta dish next. >> and again, this is all for a great cause. right? >> that's right. chefs make change. we could raise half a million dollars in the next week, i have agreed to part with my pony tail. i think we're closing in on the number. any little bit they throw in. >> i will cut it. i will cut it.
>> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. >> good morning @ 8:27. d.c. police chief cathy lanier taking new steps to crack crime -- plans to announce a reward program for people who turn and robbers. she will hold a news conference the initiative at 10:45 this morning. investigators are looking for the man who walked into a d.c. school and sexually assaulted a student. this happened yesterday at ketchum elementary school and be okay andsaid to newschannel 8 will have an in- report in a couple of minutes. it has been a busy morning on let's check in with lisa baden. ofwe have had all kinds morning and rain is
contributing. there are still areas of wet pavement and adam caskey will in. you we're watching traffic on both of land rover with a .rash traffic is moving from 270 where a northbound crash after democracy boulevard almost gone. this is southbound to 70 from hurley boulevard much improved. northbound 395 virginia, that is thepace all the way from to the 14th street bridge. grey skies an area of rain the beltway in charles and down 95 into richmond. rain is in culpeper the southfting to east into spotsylvania county perr and. currently near 50 and on our way to the upper 50's and pushing 60 in spots. we'll get rid of the morning lunchtime and the sky
♪ the heat is definitely on. the clock is also ticking. just under 18 minutes to go. pan to pan smackdown. who will serve up the winning dish? we're having the audience, because there's though way we could decide. we're putting it on the audience. >> we have a studio full of bacon right now. the aroma in here is hard to -- >> and bacon is the secret ingredient that the audience chose. >> bacon makes everything better. >> take one big whiff. we have secret deals and steals this morning. tory johnson here with bargains. these are only for "gma"
viewers. >> i love this song. >> josh? you're going to the super bowl? >> i am. it worries me. we'll be live in indianapolis tomorrow, the super bowl blowout. unbelievable surprises. "gma" heading to super bowl xlvi. it's going to be tremendous. >> i love how you say "gma." you're going. >> if by "gma" i mean me. and "gma" is very excited. >> we can't wait to see you there. >> "gma" better take an umbrella. >> raeally? how far would you go to realize your dream in we're going talk to a woman who pushed herself to achieve her dream as a cheer leader.
♪ anna watson is your average american cheer leader. ♪ well, maybe not average. because this 21-year-old probably could bench press most of the football players she cheers for. >> i've always been active in the gym and like cardio, running, exercise. someone introduced weight-lifting to me about two year ago. >> reporter: anna went from 125 pounds to 175. and caught the attention of a fitness modeling agency who offered her a $75,000 contract. >> i would need to put on 50 pound of pure muscle mass. >> reporter: she was benching 155 pounds. guzzling mass gainer shakes. it wasn't enough. the agency said sthey wouldn't
sign her unless she took legal steroids. >> i'm going to stick to my guns. i said no. >> reporter: wow. anna is here this morning to tell us more. you have an injury here. what happened? >> about a week ago, at cheer leading practice, i was tumbling fast. my body wasn't warm enough. i snapped my achilles when i took off. >> you've been putting your body through a lot. let's talk about turning down the $75,000 contract to be the fitness model. was it difficult? >> it was. it was tempting at first. the agent came at me from all angles. i've grown up in the church. i've been in the word for whole life. this is not something god wanted me to do. my body was created the way it's supposed to be. putting that stuff in it was not
what i'm supposed to do. my story is a modern day daniel story. the king got the men to come in and get strong enough to go to war. he offered them choice wine and choice food. daniel said, me and my men will do what we're called to do. at the end of the 30 days, they were more tough. tougher than the men who had the king's food. i might not end up where i hope to end up, but in the lord's eyes, i know he'll be pleased. >> how did this happen for you? >> if been active since i was 5. when i first went to school, would do cardio all the time to relieve stress. i realized i lost strength and muscle. a trainer in hawaii said, why not try weight-lifting. an agency called and said, if you can put on the size and the strength, we can use to. i got hooked to it. >> you use the word addicted.
it happens to some people. >> yes, ma'am. i think anything can be an addiction. i put off an excuse that exercising was healthy. when something that you love -- a passion becomes an obsession, it's too much. >> that's your message to young people. don't let it become -- it can be a passion. >> it can be. you have to have balance. if you swing too far one way, it throws you off kilter. >> where do you find the balance? >> i'm in the lord. i wasn't satisfied until i realized my image and identity was in the lord. >> it is refreshing. your spirituality. you wear it on your sleeve. you don't shy away. and you call me ma'am. you do it, university of georgia. everything is going well over than the achilles?
>> i found peace. i know the lord has me where he needs me. i'm excited. >> all the best to you. let's go out to sam and the weather. >> that's all you need right there. that is all you need. tell me who that is. her name? >> angeline. where are you from? >> honduras. >> absolutely beautiful. thanks for stopping by. >> we saw "lion king" last night. >> we're all big fans. you look at the twitter and facebook pictures. a double rainbow. you can hang on to it. you can keep going. it's all right. and a beautiful sky out of saint augustine. it's not a short run of snow here. it's a longer run of snow. as it steps out of the denver area to the plains, once you're through there, it's in the form of rain. a quick look at the boards today. ice fog as well.
pretty heavy hit of fog around the coast. drying out on the west coast. cooler on the east coast. the heaviest rain is south of the belt way from culpeper into fredericksburg. otherwise, 50 degrees downtown today in the upper with capt. and son sen and bright and sunny tomorrow. >> all that weather was brought to you by match.com. i want the microphone. you want the microphone. coming up next, a little bit of heart in "good morning america." we're going to show you steals and deals all geared towards -- yeah, it's a big day coming up. valentine's day values.
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whoa. you see the time remaining. only ten seconds left, gentlemen. five seconds. >> four, three, two, one. >> thank you, josh. >> walk away, baby. >> step away from the plates. step away from the plates. time has run out. the chefs have put the final touches on their dishes. we opened up the "gma" pantry. surprised them with a secret ingredie ingredient. i can do my happy dance now. it smells wonderful.
tell us what you prepared. >> i had two dish. a little brown sugar cayenne bacon with a bacon and goat cheese omelet. and smothered pork chops in a bacon giravy. >> make you want to smack your mama. >> i made three dishes but i put them all on one plate. this is traditional bucatini. the jowl bacon. i have taken a fresh langostino, wrapped it in pancetta. and a bruschetta with blc, bacon, lettuce, and celery, topped with a quail egg. >> how are you. over the pot is always better. >> i thought the same thing. go right to the pot. >> we can't decide. >> george goes for the pasta.
>> because i was standing between him and the pork chop. >> we're going to have members of our audience judge. >> okay. >> all right. >> you're going to have to taste. y >> you can put that down for a minute. >> i'll hold the paddles. >> we have a -- >> it's going the take them a few minutes to taste all the food, right? >> we have time. >> where's mine? >> right here, ma'am. >> you got it. take your time. savor it. this is legit. emeril, step away. you have a sense? >> this is amazing. >> thank you. that shrimp is you're into it, is a langostino fresh. >> oh, that pasta is not --
>> i'm not lefing a witness. >> emeril's trash talking. >> take a bite of the bruschetta. don't rush. >> this ain't the chew, all right. >> it's doing all right. take your time. take your time. >> time is of the essence. >> i'll take that for you, denise. >> and now -- >> start with that. there we go. start with that. >> robin? robin? this is yours. >> oh, wonderful. >> all right. so, um -- >> the tasting panel. how is everything? >> there you go. got it. >> yeah. >> all right.
>> wow want them to try your bacon and eggs? >> yeah, i got one here. another one right here. >> yeah. >> take a little bite off the corner, right? >> another one here. >> do not worry. we have a large crew here. all of this food will be consumed. >> we need an omelet down here. >> are you done? >> i'm done. >> here are the paddles. we have to get your votes. >> all right. >> can you go first? >> live here at the -- >> your vote is? >> all right. we got one. >> and gino? >> that means you voted for lagasse. >> and one for mario. >> denise, you're the tie breaker. >> double lagasse. nice.
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again, we want to give a big thanks to snooki and j-woww. the newest episode of "jersey shore" airing tonight. >> we just came out and apologi apologized. we were inside chewing on every imaginable. we had to come outside the talk. i apologize for whatever is coating the teeth. >> i haven't seen your teeth. >> helping us get closer to our 1 million coats. we can't thank you enough. folks are dropping you are a their coats. you have come by to help us. >> the star of "ice loves coco." today, we need it. >> these are four personal jackets from my coat closet. so this is from me to you know,
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morning. the 60th annual national prayer way atst is now under the national capital. president obama is delivered remarks in the event brings together elected officials, leaders, and religious leaders that they will discuss matters of faith. cracked rails are becoming a big problem on the metro system. there weren't 19 cracked rails in2009, 33 in 2010, and 49 2011. this year there were six. five of them caused delays. metro blames the problem on the aging infrastructure. let's turn to lisa baden. >> metrorail is reporting the entrance escalators at medical servicere out of currently. they have a shuttle bus to -- for anyone who needs it. it has been a long morning on roads. the beltway at montgomery county.
looks like we are drying out as pavement and this is loop delays leaving greenbelt and landover. the john hanson highway was moved to the away.er right has delays from shirlington upt the 14th street bridge. we are drying out of bed the belly but south of have heavys where we from culpeper into stafford and spotsylvania. the rain is moving to the northeast. another warm day with afternoon as hot asnd not yesterday, 57 this afternoon. thanks for watching and we will be back at noon. "live! with kelly" is next.