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of the ♪ dearly beloved we are gathered together to get through this thing called life ♪ good morning, america. celebrating prince, an outpouring of love for the electrifying star who changed the face of music, defying labels and fighting them learning breaking new details about his mysterious sudden death found unresponsive in his studio's elevator a week after being sick. his flight making an emergency landing. the investigation underway right now. ♪ this is what it sounds like when doves cry ♪ >> i could have never imagined this in my wildest dream. >> a seven-time grammy winner oscar winner and rock & roll hall of famer, the 5'2" star larger than life. the enigmatic entertainer never shying away from controversy always pushing the envelope. >> when you're 20 years old
you're looking for the ledge. you want to see how far you can push everything. >> his very private life offstage. his final days and that incredible last performance just a week ago. ♪ i never meant to cause you any sorrow ♪ we're celebrating the pioneering prince, those who knew him best joining us live this morning. the end of the purple reign on "gma." ♪ purple rain purple rain good morning, america. and on this friday morning we are celebrating prince, what a legendary career as amy said, a pioneering musician, sold more than 100 million albums. he won grammys and an oscar, had such profound impact on music and pop culture and take a look at this from late yesterday. a rainbow appears over his estate, the paisley park studios.
>> wow, that just gives you chills. so beautiful and so many other tributes pouring in from around the world. minneapolis, lighting their bridge purple. the superdome changing color, just some of the many trib buts this morning and here's my favorite one, take a live look at this, yeah, that is an all night dance party that's now turned into a morning jam session. it's at the first avenue theater in minneapolis where prince famously performed and you can see at this hour this is a live shot. that party still going on strong. >> i think that would be his favorite tribute, as well. he always stayed so close to his tometown. much more of the celebration of his life ahead. we do begin with the mystery surrounding his death found in an elevator at his home and dan harris is outside paisley park in chanhassen with the latest, good morning, dan. >> reporter: good morning, police are trying to figure out a man who hosted a dance party on saturday night died just days later.
meanwhile, the city of minneapolis reacting to the news of the passing of a beloved and often mysterious local icon with a mixture of sadness and as you saw, celebration. ♪ purple rain >> reporter: overnight thousands celebrating his life with a massive street party in downtown minneapolis and all night dance party at the famed first avenue club. ♪ purple rain ♪ purple rain purple rain >> reporter: where prince performed so many times and at paisley park paying respects where prince lived and worked. >> i didn't believe it. he was just here saturday. >> reporter: at paisley park, 7801 audubon road, person down not breathing. >> reporter: this morning, the mystery, sheriff's deputies responded to the artist's home where they found 57-year-old prince rogers nelson unresponsive in an elevator that led to his living quarters.
they attempted cpr but couldn't revive him. just seven days ago his private jet made an emergency landing in moline, illinois, hours after he performed two shows in atlanta. at the time prince's camp said he had the flu and left the hospital just three hours after being admitted. the next day in an apparent attempt to show his fans he was all right, he tweeted that he was having a dance party at paisley park during that party he reportedly told the crowd wait a few days before you waste any prayers. raising even more questions about what happened to this man beloved around the world and most for vently here in his hometown. what brings you down here tonight? >> prince, i mean, i love the man. it's been such a huge inspiration to me. huge part of this city. >> reporter: back here live at paisley park where the staff have told local authorities that prince apparently saw a doctor the day before he died. the medical examiner will now conduct a whole battery of tests including checking to see
whether there were any drugs in prince's system. amy, back to you. >> all right, dan, we appreciate it. and we want to talk now about the musical genius of prince. he sold more than 100 million records in a career spanning four decades winning seven grammys, a golden globe and an oscar and abc's chris connelly is in los angeles with more on prince's legacy. good morning to you, chris. >> reporter: good morning, amy. fellow musicians marveled at his technique and sense of musical history. fans loved his pop craft and showmanship and the best traditions of rock stardom he could be admirably defiant and on stage, forget about it. prince had no peer. ♪ dearly beloved we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life not. >> reporter: for decades his royal badness, un vaer sally acclaimed as the most prodigious singer, songwriter in musical history. ♪ i want your extra time and your kiss ♪
>> reporter: the seven time grammy record, his sold out shows were state of the art. sexy and sensational. driving fans into a frenzy. ♪ don't stop till i reach the top sing et we are the star ♪ >> reporter: he created a witty captivating pop persona rich in personal mystery. ♪ ♪ am i straight or gay controversy ♪ >> reporter: even dick clark struggling to get the 19-year-old prince to open up on "american ban bandtan". >> somebody told me you played every instrument on the album, is that correct? >> maybe. >> you're very shy. >> reporter: prince rogers nelson grew up in minneapolis with musical influences that spanned genres from joni mitchell to james brown. ♪ two thousand zero zero party over oops out of time ♪ ♪ so tonight i'm gonna party like it's 1999 ♪
>> reporter: the mid '80s saw him explode into pop consciousness such as 1999 and "little red corvette". ♪ little red corvette baby you're much too fast ♪ report all of it setting the stage for his career defining "purple rain." ♪ purple rain purple rain >> reporter: the song, the album and the film that would make prince an oscar winner and an undeniable superstar. >> you have to purify in lake minnetonka. >> reporter: for some it pushed the level of decency. ♪ i knew a girl named nikki i guess you could say she was a sex fiend ♪ >> when you're 20 years old you're looking for the ledge. you want to see how far you can push everything and as an artist, i just went there. >> reporter: his music becoming the soundtrack for a generation and for other artists too, he
wrote "manic monday" for the bangles. ♪ just another manic monday >> reporter: sinead o'connor's "nothing compares to you." >> reporter: and breathed funky life into the joker for the 1989 "batman" movie. later he'd fall out with his own record label writing slave on his face and change his name to an unpronounceable symbol explaining his reasons to cnn's larry king. >> divorce me from the past and all the hangups that go along with it. ♪ >> reporter: inducted into the rock 'n' ro& roll hall of fame, earning standing os wherever he went from his final show in atlanta where he played david bowie's "heroes," prince retained his singular greatness and his uncommon ability to move an audience to ecstasy and tears
and triumph. ♪ purple rain the social justice side writing songs about the devastation of hurricane katrina and the freddie gray case in baltimore. so much to celebrate, george, but what a sad morning. >> a lovely tribute. thank you for that joined by sheila e. who performed with him on his biggest hits including "purple rain." sheila, thanks for joining us. i knew you flew to minneapolis tweeted you were heartbroken. what more can you tell us about the loss of your dear friend? >> well, first of all you did a wonderful tribute. this is the first time i've heard everything since yesterday and to hear all the wonderful songs that he's written and the things that he has said all these years it's weird to listen to it in headphones and sit here
and just be here in minneapolis and it's unreal. it's surreal. i miss him dearly. it's very devastating and he's done so much for music. he's created music that no one has ever done before. he had his own sound and he did it for the people. did it for the fans. he's done everything for them. >> sheila, were you aware that prince had been having health problems? >> well, to me he is like an athlete and, you know, athletes trained and they get injured and, you know, we know that he's had issues with, you know, his hips. if you look back in the days of "purple rain" when he was on top of risers and jumping down off risers in those heels, you know, it damaged, you know, parts of his body so i know we're always injured when we play on stage. we're getting hurt all the time
so i don't know anything other than that. >> let's go back to some happier types. you met in 1978 and is it true he wanted to marry you from the moment you met? >> yes. i met him at one of his first concerts during his very first record and he played in the bay area in oakland, california, and when i went backstage to introduce myself to him, he said him and the bass player were fighting to which one was going to marry me first. >> and he proposed to you on stage? >> yeah, that was years later but, yes. >> tell us about that moment. >> well, it was special. it was during "purple rain" and i was playing drums at the time and he turned around and looked at me and asked me to marry him. and i said yes. >> you know, for such a public man he led a remarkably private life as well and what do you
want the public to know about him that we may not know? >> he was a private person, everyone knows that and there's things that we have shared him and i together that will never -- people will never know. they are our own moments and for the fans, you know, all i can say is that as much as you loved him he loved them even more. his life was music and he gave everything his all to create music as paisley is a dynasty it's a museum. it's a place where he created and for the fans to know that, i know they know that. we all feel the same way in how he wrote amazing music for all of us to enjoy. that will be here forever. >> certainly will. sheila e., thank you for joining us this morning. we'll have much more on prince's influence, performances coming up later in the show. >> cannot wait for that.
we move to another big story, the race for the white house, both front-runners donald trump and hillary clinton hoping to keep that momentum going after big wins in new york, five states up for grabs tuesday, pennsylvania, the biggest prize and abc's cecilia vega is in philadelphia with the very latest. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: amy, good morning to you. pennsylvania is the biggest prize for so many reason, this is a key swing state and what happens here on tuesday could be a sign of things to come in the general election. >> ladies and gentlemen, this is donald trump, how are you? >> reporter: overnight donald trump taking matters into his own hands. >> so i am supposed to wait a half an hour but i can't do that to you so we're going to come on right now. ♪ y'all ready for this >> reporter: introducing himself at aally in pennsylvania. >> i've never introduced myself. >> reporter: but that personal touch trumped by protesters in the audience. >> get them out of here. get them out. >> reporter: interrupting the
front-runner at least six times. >> get them out. get them out. get them out. >> don't worry about it. you can't even hear -- oh, but the police are there already. look at that guy. >> reporter: this morning trump looking past the protests and ahead to the general election. >> and really i want to run against hillary. i don't want to run against bernie. i really want to run against -- i want to run against crooked hillary clinton. >> reporter: wavering on whether hillary clinton is qualified. >> i don't know. i think she's qualified, i guess but that doesn't mean she's good. so bernie sanders, not me, said she's not qualified. so now i'm going to say she's not qualified, okay. >> reporter: going off on his gop rivals. >> cruz and kasich have no path to victory. it's over. it's over. i just love it. i love it. it's so cool. >> reporter: overnight at a gop dinner in indiana, ted cruz staging his own protest against the front-runner. >> if donald is our nominee we
lose and lose by double digits. >> reporter: and the 2016 race for the white house has hit a new milestone. the candidates and their affiliated political groups have now spent a combined $1 billion, george, that is billion with a "b." i've got one more number for you this morning. 199 days to go. that's it. who's counting? >> a lot more toen be spent. jon karl, lots of states in play. on the republican side all look strong for donald trump. >> reporter: the next states look like trump territory. in you look at where the delegate count stands right now trump has a growing lead both ted cruz and john kasich are mathematically eliminated of clinching before the nomination but still needs nearly 400 delegates to clinch. the next several states are a golden opportunity to get towards that direction. if you look they're all in the northeast, mid-atlantic, the place where donald trump has done best and, george, in three -- the three biggest states we've seen polls in all of them trump has a huge lead.
>> on the democratic side, jon, on tuesday, hillary clinton can put the pledge delegates pretty much out of reach of bernie sanders. >> she sure could. if you look at where that stands hillary clinton is about 80%, more than 0% of the way towards clinching and these five states for the democrats, same as for the republican, four of them are closed primaries that means only democrats can vote, no independents. bernie sanders is has not won a single closed primary so far. >> tough tuesday ahead for him. okay, jon karl, thanks very much. over now to lara. >> thank you, george. we'll talk more now about the life and legacy of prince and game-changing super bowl performance. do you remember he won over a new generation of fans singing "purple rain" in a downpour when he was told it would be a wet one, his response is can you make it rain harder? ♪ oh no let's go >> reporter: in a word it was simply electric. prince taking super bowl xli's halftime show by storm tearing
it up from the middle of his symbol shaped stage. ♪ oh oh ♪ >> reporter: a massive storm adding to the drama, the first time it had ever rained during the super bowl with four electric guitars and countless light, the show's producers worried how prince would react. the legend rolling with the punches though joking and asking them if they could make it rain harder? ♪ somebody take my picture with all this rain ♪ ♪ can i play this guitar ♪ >> reporter: and who can forget this earth shattering visual spectacle. just prince and his guitar setting the bar for future shows to come like beyonce. and katy perry. ♪ prince giving not just the best of himself but other artists using his 12 minutes on stage not to promote a new single of his own but to cover songs by the few fighters and credence clearwater revival.
♪ rolling on the river >> reporter: some saying that performance inspired future halftime combos we've come to love like coldplay sharing the stage with bruno mars and queen bey and katy perry with lenny craft sit and missy elliott. ♪ purple rain purple rain >> reporter: inspiring and reminding us all that the man and his music were magic. could put on a show. did you guys know by the age 12 he could play 20 different instruments? >> wow. >> he was the real deal. >> i got to see him in concert two years ago. >> you did. >> i'm telling you, i am so honored that i got to see genius, genius on that stage. there was no one like him. i know we've been talking about "purple rain" but there's rain heading east. >> as prince would say, please make it rain harder cause east coast fires in north carolina hyde county, 15% containment there. normally dry him -- here, it
will come around rush hour in the i-95 corridor. >> reporter: good morning, everyone, david murphy here with your accuweather update. nothing on storm tracker 6 live double scan. as we take a look outside more clouds around today than the last couple of mornings. there's sunshine working between the clouds early on. it's mild with temperatures close to 60. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast how about 81 for the high this afternoon. warm and muggy. there's a chance of a spotty afternoon or evening shower or thunderstorm in a couple of neighborhoods. drying out for the weekend,
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vehicle on the northbound boulevard near tyson blocking a lane. an accident investigation nine town hunting park avenue at germantown avenue. in camden avoid haddon near spruce because of the overnight safire. mount ephraim a possible alternate. in bucks county a vehicle filmed over and brought down a pole at rock hill drive. better news at the delaware memorial bridge delaware bound we're up to 3 lanes winning -- being open, so no big delays. tam. we'll take a break and come back to david murphy and accuweather. why should we trust a harrisburg politician
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to return after early clouds. 64 degrees in philadelphia. some suburbs in the 50s, everybody pretty comfortable with winds on the light side. as we go through the day we'll transition to mostly cloudy skies warm and humid high of 81. during the afternoon and evening in particular there's a chance of a spotty occasional shower or rumble of thunder. on saturday it's over, breezy and brighter high of 70. great for the union game at 4:00 p.m. 69 and pleasant on sunday, monday back up in the upper 70s again tam. showers possible by tuesday. okay, thank you, david.
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♪ don't make you chase you even doves have pride ♪ welcome back to "gma." looking live at the paisley
park compound outside prince's estate where the legendary star passed away. tributes are pouring in right now and we'll have so much more on his life and legacy in a moment. also right now, the countdown is on in the race for the white house. five states up for grabs tuesday. hillary clinton and donald trump, hoping to carry their momentum from new york into those primaries and the obamas are enjoying a royal filled friday in london dining with queen elizabeth one day after her 90th birthday and joining prince william, kate and harry this evening. the queen is speaking out this morning. we are going to have much more in our second hour. then speaking of royalty, more on the passing of prince, alicia keys now weighing in saying he was a gift. a genius and a reminder that we
have no limits and then we want you to take a look at this, the cover of next week's "new yorker" is a tribute to the icon and his legacy. you can see the purple rain, so simple and i love that. >> just right. they always do get it right. we'll take a look now at prince's life offstage. the flamboyant performer was a very private man choosing to live out of the spotlight in his minnesota hometown and abc's linsey davis is outside his home in chanhassen. good morning, linsey. >> reporter: good morning, george. when asked once why he chose to still live in minneapolis he said it's so cold it keeps the bad people out. he was a mystery and musician and the combination only helped to enhance the intrigue. ♪ sigh cast so purple >> reporter: simply put prince was an enigma, kripty tick and captivating. >> offstage you're quiet and mysterious. what is that all about? >> i'm just that way around you.
>> reporter: intriguing and eccentric, androgynous and ambiguous. the lyrics in his song "controversy" remind much of his life was shrouded in mystery, am i black or white, am i straight or gay, do i believe in god, do i believe in me? >> okay, so people think you're weird. they think you're strange. what do you warrant them to know? >> the music. >> reporter: prince, he was music. he was the physical embodiment of pure music. >> reporter: christopher moon has been credited with discovering him. >> his dream really wasn't to be a musician. his dream was to be a basketball player. height worked against him. he let the music do the talking. >> reporter: the world listened eager as this 5'2" force broke all the rules. in 1993 when prince clashed with his record label warner brothers journalists started to call him the artist formerly known as prince, he compared record labels to slavery. it wasn't until he ended his
18-year dispute that he went back to being called prince. >> a friend of mine said, so what should i call you now and i said you can call me prince and it just felt good to say that again because i hadn't in so long. >> reporter: still rocking his high heels in 2001 he famously became a gee jova's witness dean donning disguises to go door knocking to talk about his faith but in many ways he treated music like a religion. ♪ scream out loud >> reporter: released hundreds of songs and reportedly filled vaults with thousands more. >> one day someone will we lease them. i don't know that i'll get to release them. >> reporter: at least one indication that we've not yet heard the last of this enigmatic superstar. ♪ so sue me if i go too fast >> reporter: prince's name changed to an unpronounceable symbol is near the top of "rolling stone's" list of boldest career moves in rock 'n' roll history. at times people didn't know what to call him.
today he's being called a genius, a legend and an icon. >> joining us now is brian hiatt, senior writing for "rolling stone" magazine and interviewed him and the piece never ran because prince ended up not wanting to pose for a photo. >> exactly. >> is it safe to assume it'll run now. >> a version of that piece will, indeed, run. yes. >> what was it like? >> incredible and surreal experience and feels dreamlike since i hadn't written about it yet but basically paisley park was this sort of self-enclosed world and i wouldn't say had a cultlike atmosphere but certainly had an insular atmosphere where some of the musicians said i literally don't know what day it is or what time it is. >> like a vegas casino. >> exactly. >> i mean how would you describe him? was he a complicated man? >> he was -- first of all in person he was very warm and personable and as normal -- >> funny.
>> funny, sure. funny, absolutely. but, you know, as an artist and as a persona, yeah, he's about as complicated an as an artist could be. >> he chose to live in minnesota, why? >> he likes the fact that the cold keeps the bad people away. so -- but the truth is, listen, he had built this compound here. it was a place where he could do his work and his work were all that mattered to him and it's the place where he could do the most work with the least distractions. >> and speaking of his work, he's talked about in the past having a vault that's rumored to have hundreds of unreleased songs. did he reference the suit? did you see the vault? >> yeah, i didn't see the vault. i know the vault is actually a hard drive, maybe. yes, we talked about the vault. he said, you know, it lives up to its legend. there are full -- we're going to be releasing a little bit of the interview online and there are full albums. they are from the "purple rain"
period even. >> so we can expect posthumously legendary songs perhaps. >> assuming there's some provision for them to come out. >> his ex-wife, mayte, said in an interview he was wearing heels. >> not only was he wearing heels and the kind of detail you dream of, he was wearing clear lucite heels that lit up with every step. lit up purple with every step. >> seems very fitting. you're correct and we mentioned you heard linsey say he converted to jehovah's witness in 2001. did you talk to him about his religion and how it affected his life. >> we talked about religion a lot. he never used the words jehovah's witness and i couldn't tell whether he had perhaps broadened his religious beliefs or what, but, you know, he certainly -- he talked about the bible and talked about being grounded in it. >> he was celibate in recent years. >> he talked about being celibate. he was rechanneling that energy into other things, he said it was like fasting from food, that
after a few days you don't feel it anymore. he said he wasn't perfect, though. >> he was perfect in terms of his music. brian hiatt. thank you so much. we appreciate it. >> can't wait to see the article. coming up here, tony stewart will return to the track taking nascar to task. he says their new rule is putting competition before safety. wrely on the us postal service?
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7:41. back now with nascar driver tony stewart in hot water this morning just as he's about to return to the track before retiring at the end of this season. officials now fining him $35,000 for questioning nascar's commitment to safety. abc's ryan smith is here with details. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning, lara. he's been out of competition since cracking his vertebrae in january but nascar fining him before his rubber even hits the road after he spoke out against the policy he thinks puts drivers in harm's way. this morning, just as tony stewart is announcing his com p comeback from an off-track
injury he's already causing a blow-out among race fans and officials. >> it should be outperforming the other teams, not jeopardizing drivers' lives." >> reporter: taking nascar to task over a new policy loosening restrictions on pit crews who mount tires with one or more of their lug nuts missing. >> they're putting competition before safety and that's something i can't believe that nascar has let happen. >> reporter: the three time sprint cup champion is no stranger to controversy. famously brawling in the pits and in the stands. >> i've made a career out of doing things i wasn't supposed to do. >> reporter: in 2014 an alleged confrontation with a fellow dirt track racer led to stewart's car hitting and killing kevin ward jr. the crash ruled an accident and stewart was never charged with i acrime. but now smoke is drawing the line at the nascar rule change which took effect last season telling the "charlotte observer" you will not have heard a rant that's going to be as bad as what comes out of my my if a driver gets hurt because of a loose wheel that hurts one of
them." >> reporter: new technology and camera systems have led to officials being less needed in that area of the track which means the organization is relying on team owners and crews to enforce tire mounting safety requirements. and other legendary drivers are getting nervous too. >> i'm one of the guys who's freaked out by it. i've had a few come off and it never ends well. >> reporter: nascar fining stewart for disparaging the sport and/or nascar's leadership but the sprint cup drivers council will pay part of his fine. as for the driver they call smoke he's focused on racing announcing on twitter he'll return to the track thursday and adding i can't wait to race adding #smokewillrise. coming up, queen elizabeth, hello, hi, here i am. queen elizabeth is speaking out this morning revealing her secret hobby and her nickname and sharing some home videos from the royal vault. and they say imitation highest form of flattery. a look at some of the celebrities that have honored prince with their impressions.
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charlie meeting prince in a club and going back to his house where prince schooled him in a game of basketball. >> why don't you purify yourself in the wears of lake minnetonka. >> reporter: afterwards prince served them pancakes. >> it was a good game. >> i wish i could say the same for you. >> reporter: prince seemed to like the skit so much he used chappelle's image on the cover of his single "breakfast can wait." jamie foxx also took a shot at a prince impression back in the day. >> one time i poured chocolate all over sheila e. or was it morris? >> reporter: and "snl" once had the prince show. >> press is about to have an allergy attack. ♪ ooh ooh ♪ oh oh ♪ aah ooh shoo
>> forget some of this stuff. artist weren't crazy enough to do it. comedians loved doing it. that pancake story is now a part of prince lore. everybody wants to talk about it, but, yes, he was a pretty good ball player and talked about it on a radio interview and said, yes, i served them pancakes. i didn't cook them but i served them. >> he played in school. he wasn't very tall but apparently he had game. >> 5'2", you got a couple issues. >> scrappy. >> scrappy. >> he turned to the microphone tang goodness. >> can you do an impression. >> everybody can do one? all you have to do is get a little something. just a little eh. i'm not going to do a move but that's why people love to imitate him. >> by the way, everyone can't do that. all right, a lot more coming up in our next hour on prince. coming up, "gma's" spice up your cooking brought to you by king's hawaiian. irresistible since 1950.
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good morning, i'm tamala edwards, 7:56 friday, april 22. let's get a look at what it's like for your commute and go over to matt pellman good morning. >> reporter: eastbound side of the schuylkill expressway a broken down vehicle under 30th street in the eastbound left lane. as you can imagine with the one lane getting by heading toward south street, traffic is not moving well jammed from the boulevard to 30th street. stay on the mlk drive or the kelly. watching the fire activity in camden, haddon and spruce avoid that area. mount ephraim is the alternate. in the neighborhood in upper darby watch out for a crash at wood road and summit avenue. we have an accident route 1 at
295 speeds in the teens. let's go to sky6 live hd take live look out across center city. david you say we may have overcast skies today. >> reporter: recently we will, we'll start out with high clouds, 66 degrees in philadelphia. already beginning to feel more humid than the last couple of days. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, high of 81. clouds will have a tendency to grow as the day goes on. in the afternoon and evening hours there's a chance of spotty showers and you might see a brief gusty thunderstorm. breezy on saturday, 70. nice for the union game at 4:00 p.m. on 6abc. down the ballpark in chester. 69 under the sun on sunday, tam. 6 people including four children were injured in a fast-moving fire in camden. an "action news" you're captured the flames on haddon avenue.
♪ little red corvette good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. celebrating the prince of pop. ♪ too fast >> the electrifying star who transformed music. ♪ little red corvette ♪ you don't have to be beautiful ♪ inspiring millions of fans and artists from lenny crakravi justin timberlake and beyonce. ♪ just another magic monday >> the hits he was behind. ♪ purple rain purple rain >> shifting the way we think about music, fashion, faith and ourselves. ♪ go crazy now those who knew him best speaking out this morning. what you don't know about the pop legend and a very special
prince tribute as we say -- ♪ good morning america ♪ and good morning, america. thank you to the harlem gospel choir right there. they'll have a special live tribute to prince coming up in just a little bit. it looks so good. >> really looking forward to that. the whole country celebrating the pop legend, you are looking at the hard rock cafe right here in times square. the lyrics of so many of prince's hit songs up there this morning and the tributes are pouring in to the incredible artist. >> broadway really turned out for this. they came out in full force for the music icon. the cast of "the color purple" including jennifer hudson sang a moving rendition of "purple rain" and then over at "hamilton" they danced it out to "let's go crazy." >> that's great. take a look at this.
almost a thousand fans gathered at spike lee's house in brooklyn where he threw an impromptu dance party. i wish i got the invite to celebrate the purple one's life. and, amy, did i give you enough time. >> yes, you did, thank you very much. i enjoyed that. i appreciate it. all right. thanks, lara. thank you, everybody. we begin with the race for the white house. and donald trump prompting to tone it down and become more of a traditional candidate. trump aides told republican party officials in a closed door meeting that trump has been projecting an image during the campaign and promise he'll reshaich that image and evolve into a real different guy. ted cruz pounced accusing trump of putting on an act. cruz is also slamming trump for his position on north carolina's so-called transgender bathroom law saying he is too politically correct to be the republican nominee. grief counselors are standing by at a high school in delaware where a student has died after a violent fight in the girls' bathroom.
classmates gathered for amy joyner who was air-lifted to the hospital but later died from her injuries. police are investigating reports that that fight may have been over a boy. well, there are new concerns about safety ahead of the summer olympics in rio. a newly built bike lane collapsed into the ocean on thursday killing two people. this just adds to a long list of worries surrounding preparations for the games including political turmoil and budget cuts. well, more tough types at sears, that company closing 68 of its kmart stores nationwide and ten more sears stores because of slow sales. that's in addition to 50 store closures recently announced. well, the u.s. army is investigating a mishap during this training exercise in germany. the video shows three humvees crashing to the ground. look at that. the massive military vehicles were supposed to float down with parachutes but they broke free, each humvee cost $200,000. well, a moving tribute has
been unveiled to the tuskegee airmen of world war ii and our own robin roberts and her sister sally-ann helped open a new exhibit in new orleans dedicated to the trailblazing men who were the first african-american fighter pilots. robin shared memories of her father's time in the service. >> and i remember my father just beaming and he had his red jacket on and i talked to him about his experience and he said he never felt more free than when he was in that plane flying. >> the two retired airmen now 90 and 96-year-olds attended the ceremony where a newly restore ed plane was unveiled. jodie sweetin injured her foot during rehearsals while trying to re-create a dance once performed by pink. >> you heard that scream. >> she is resting her foot. and taking things day by day. we certainly wish her well in her recovery.
that looked painful. >> all right. finally a sign of the times for an american icon. cracker jack boxes will no longer contain actual toys. >> no. >> no. >> the company is replacing the toys with stickers that have a digital code for mobile games so my kids can be on their devices even more than they already are. >> what a generation gap here. everybody here is upset. our kids are going to love it. >> they are so excited. i love those tattoos, right? the little -- oh, anyway. >> keep your phone handy when you open up that box. >> over to lara. thank you so much, george, here's what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." we, of course, are celebrating the prince of pop. how he shaped the careers of beyonce, justin timberlake and so many others and then another royal making headlines. queen elizabeth sharing home videos this morning taking us inside her secret vault and may be spring but winter is coming. did i say it right, amy? we're gearing up for "game of thrones," the real jamie lannister is with us and the
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whether he called himself prince, the artist formerly known as prince or that unpronounceable symbol his fans and other u mikes knew one thing that he was a music genius, a genius who wasn't just in front of the music but was also behind it sharing his incredible gift. ♪ she wore a raspberry beret >> reporter: for nearly four decades prince held center stage not only in the hearts of music fans, but of celebrities around the world. among them justin timberlake who in 2014 credited prince for being a music visionary unlikeny other. >> legendary for giving you something new every time. >> reporter: on thursday timberlake tweeting, numb, stunned. this can't be real. >> if he wanted to work with you, you couldn't turn that down. ♪ oh no let's go >> reporter: prince gained notoriety for collaborations with everyone from lenny kravitz. ♪ >> reporter: to beyonce.
♪ ♪ break us down oh no let's go >> reporter: to singer angie stone who tells "gma" she's in a state of shock. >> it's just unreal, i think prince was very clever. that's what i'm going to miss, that leadership mentality that i'm not afraid of anything. >> reporter: but prince also went to bat for less established artists working to give up and comers a chance. early proteges include drummer sheila e., apollonia who famously co-starred with prince in "purple rain" and vanity. in more recent years he championed misty copeland. janelle monae and third eye girl ♪ everybody in the world wants to be a star ♪ ♪ you got what it takes to get that far ♪ >> reporter: the music legend held the unique distinction of gaining critical acclaim on the music stage. and the big screen. ♪ purple rain purple rain >> reporter: also gracing the small screen. ♪
♪ butterscotch clouds." >> reporter: appearing with the muppets? i'm prince. >> reporter: and playing him on "new girl". >> how rude of me. i haven't given you enough time to freak out yet. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: "new girl." he just liked the show. he liked to do stuff like that but i think on his own terms. >> reporter: he was a longtime supporter of the hometown music scene that he never left. fans overcome with disbelief thursday. for minneapolis and music fans around the world, april 21st will always be a day of music unlike any other, died. ♪ all good things they say never last ♪ >> it's so clear this morning rather than grief people seem to be channeling all of that stunned energy into celebration of prince's incredible life. i mean we all just seem to be rocking and rolling to the so
songs, right? >> kate coyne is here. chris connelly is here with us, as well this morning from los angeles. but, deborah, let me begin with you. you saw a lot of it there in your piece. so many talented people wanted to work with prince? it was so obvious i think that he had a golden gut. this guy would touch people and they would become superstars. i remember being at madison square garden and watching misty copeland dancing to prince's music and that was before the world really knew who she was and then a few years later she's now this superstar. i think he just had a way of touching people. >> the midas touch. >> yes, exactly. >> being able to spot true talent. >> very early on. >> i want to bring in chris connelly from los angeles. chris, can you talk to us about prince's impact on mtv? >> well, michael jackson sort of kicked the door down for african-american artists on mtv but he was the king of pop. prince along with everything else was a rock star. he played the guitar. he had a scary attitude towards sexuality in the idea of a lot of people. he was dangerous. he just didn't look like what some people thought a rock star should look like.
when he opened for the rolling stones out here in '81 he got booed off the stage and took people a while to understand how great he was and by the time people could see everything he did, his videos became a staple of mtv. >> picking up on what chris was saying much like david bowie he did push the boundaries of gender and sexuality. >> he didn't look the way a rock star looked. bruce springsteens or jim morrisons of the world, there was a certain masculine swagger that those guys had that prince was not interested in and yet he stayed incredibly sexy, i think, while also, you know, breaking all these rules, wearing high heels, lace, eyeliner, ruffles and yet he was undeniably a sex symbol. >> yeah, i remember dating myself here when "little red corvette" came out trying to interpret what that song really meant sort of being like and it was taboo.
>> or "purple rain" a lot of us was our first r-rated movie. a pretty sexy movie and it's pretty sort of heterosexual. >> without a doubt. >> having some fun with the ladies. >> gender bending awe the time. >> and not seeming to care. he was doing it his way. also a humanitarian, deborah. >> i think that's the one thing people are going to learn about him. we knew he was a genius but they'll find out he was quietly humanitarian and gave money to trayvon martin's family and would do concerts for people, cancer survival kind of benefits and gave all kinds of money. the dance theater of harlem he gave $250,000 nobody even knew that. really cared about college bound initiatives but didn't need the acclaim and did it quietly and we'll learn more about that in the coming days. >> chris, his faith was very important to him. seventh day adventist and then a jehovah's witness and heard
about how he was broadening out his spirituality. >> it was said he was brought into the jehovah's witnesses by larry graham, influential basis of sly and the family stone. a real transition. you saw a headline in "usa today," prince, i'm single, sexy and celibate. in politics we would say this represented a change of opinion on a key issue, you know, this was a guy -- this was a guy who wrote songs whose titles i can't say on morning television now asking his manager not to swear. different. a kinder, gentler prince in his later years so maybe that was the result of his newfound faith. >> okay, chris, deborah, kate, thank you all very much. you can see much more about the life and legacy on a special edition of "20/20," prince, the legend, the mystery tonight at 10:00. outside to rob. >> look at this crowd we got out here. texas, louisiana, mississippi, and this grandma is fabulous at
65. can't agree more. >> thank you. texas more flooding southwest of houston, warton on the colorado river. dry weather in store for texas. the rivers continue to flood here. and rain coming into an area where we could use rain 80 degrees across new york. that's a check of the national outlook. this is what's going on locally. >> reporter: excitement in time square, and nothing on the radar. we have sunshine mixing with clouds that look like they are filtering back in. as we go through the day we'll transition to mostly cloudy skies. we're milder this morning. pushing into the 60s. this afternoon's high, 81. it will be humid increasingly so as the day goes on. this afternoon and tonight some of you will see a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. it's done for saturday, breezy and brighter, high of 70. "game
of thrones." amy, i know you have a special interview later in the show. >> oh, yes, a little jamie lannister coming up. i know rob is a big fan, as well. we move on to the royal family, the obamas arriving in london just moments ago to dine with queen elizabeth as she opens up in a new interview sharing home videos from the royal vault. in a new bbc documentary called "listeria at 90" a family tribute. abc's terry moran is in london with all the details. good morning, terry. >> reporter: good morning, amy. that was such a warm moment, the queen herself in an extraordinary gesture of friendship coming out with prince phillip to greet the obamas. president obama, the 12th u.s. president she has seen during her reign. we've only had 44 of them. pretty amazing. all this after her 90th birthday and the gift she gave to britain opening up her own home movie collection. ♪ >> reporter: what a glimpse of royal life from the eye of her
majesty. it turns out the most photographed woman in the world is an avid photographer herself. >> the whole collection provides a wonderful insight into my ma-ma's wild life. >> reporter: who knew the future king calls her ma-ma. am not seen. even members of the royal family are seeing these scenes for the first time. >> look how good-looking grandpa is. an absolute stud. those glasses, slicked back hair. >> i hope katherine and i have the same sort of future ahead of us where we have the same kind of happy marriage for 68 years. >> reporter: extraordinary behind-the-scenes footage at the queen's coronation. >> stunning. >> yeah. >> she's beautiful. >> look at those jewels sparkling, wow.
>> carriage is amazing, isn't it? >> reporter: and some of the most personal family moments during elizabeth's reign. >> dora. >> mum looks great in blue. still not convinced point dress i'm in. you remember little brother -- >> hard to see if you're a little boy or girl in that dress. >> thank you for that. >> reporter: a touching scene here, the queen reminiscing with her son and successor, prince charles about her long life. >> i wonder who that is. who. >> reporter: poignant memories and a very rare glimpse into the love that seems to sustain the windsor family through thick and thin. >> she's just been the most incredible grandmother to me and i wish her a very, very happy birthday and i hope she realizes how dear and fond everyone is of her. >> reporter: happy birthday to
her majesty. busy day for the obamass. he goes from 10 downing street and both dine with the young royals tonight. >> all right, amy. thanks very much. >> those flips are incredible. >> yeah, i want to see them all. i'm such a fan of hers. these sort of my dream interview, you know, doesn't she just seem like -- >> yes. >> a true rock star. >> wearing that crown in the old days. i mean that was certainly -- >> we are were saying that. that is not easy. >> so if you were watching queen elizabeth, lara is ready. >> i would be honored. right now i'm honored to give you friday's edition of "pop news." let's do it, people. step aside, tina fey and amy poehler. a new hollywood dream team is here, emma stone and kate mckinnon from "snl" are joining forces for a new comedy called "women if business." "hollywood reporter" is saying the project sparked an intense bidding war between several major studios, we can understand why. stone and mackinnon two of the funniest women on film and be joined by jillian bell for the movie which focuses on competitive women traveling to
canada for a business trip. they get there, they hire an intern off of craigslist and then things rapidly derail. no word yet on a release date but sounds like -- if it'll be fun. >> worth watching. also in "pop news" when it comes to dating in the digital age as you may know, i'm looking around here, no, no, no. >> to. >> it can be a little frightening we hear when you put yourself out there. even more frightening when your tinder date isn't quite what you suspect when you swipe right, i guess. not to worry, though, if you meet at this particular bar in england called the brickyard write it down if you're in england in st. albans they posted this sign. if you are a bar owner here in america, the sign said tinder date gone wrong? doesn't look like his picture or just plain weird. then it suggest us walk to the bar and ask for rachelle or jennifer and, quote, we'll get you out of it and get you a taxi. >> your safety and happiness is our highest priority. i think that is a great idea that all restaurant owners
should consider very seriously. i know i have heard some terrifying stories out there. some of them actually not funny. some very funny. >> don't forget to tip your bartender. >> especially if you call him or her rachelle or jennifer. you know, we're all about rescuing, recycle and reinvent at "good morning america." what do you do with all those n unlucky lottery scratch-offs. don't just throw them away, if you're adam extrum and his artist friend you turn them into a recycled masterpiece andcreated an entire designing room from used scratch-offs, 40,000 of them making up the wall panels, furniture, even the place settings, the art pieces, it is unbelievable. if you add it up the total cost these tickets would have cost $70,000, priceless, though, what you're looking at here. you can check out this installation at the art of interiors, it's an exhibit here in new york on the upper east side of manhattan.
it's open to the public. through may 10th. >> that is really cool. >> yeah. >> information on the "gma" website. really, really cool and there's also other installations with all that interior design you know some of us, myself, ali, we all love that stuff. >> happy earth day with all that recycling going on. >> thank you. >> thank you, yeah, rescue, recycle, reinvent, all the best and then this is the best. it's our last "pop news" of the workweek. we wanted to bid you adieu with some gusto. i dare you not to have a good day after this. >> i love you so much! >> i love. have a great day. >> have a great day. >> bye. >> bye. >> i love you! >> i love too! >> i love you! >> i love you too! >> i love you! >> i love you so much. >> that is so sweet. thank you, lara. >> you're welcome. >> that's "pop news." tgif. >> we'll be back, everybody. good morning i'm tamala
edwards, 8:27 tri, april 22. let's head over to matt pellman you say there's trouble on the schuylkill. >> reporter: i'll tell you, tam, most spots has not been as bad as other days this week. the schuylkill expressway is not one of spots. we had a broken down vehicle near 30th street. you can see the resulting jam. it has cleared out of the way. 42 minutes, it should be 14. mlk drive would be the alternate. crash at reid county store dekalb pike at skippack. we have speeds in the 20s on 295 northbound as you travel through the trenton area. delaware memorial bridge better this morning three lanes open into the first state.
in delaware itself there's a crawl on northbound highway 1, seven miles per hour because of a crash on the off-ramp to 273. let's go outside to david murphy. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, tamala, we are off to a cloudy start. take a look the numbers are continuing to climb. 66 degrees in philadelphia. 65 in millville. low 60s in allentown and trenton. this afternoon, swell nothing cool about it. -- well, nothing cool about it. 81 degrees transitioning to mostly cloudy skies and during the afternoon or evening hours there's a chance of pop-up shower or thunderstorm. they won't hit all at once. a chance of spotty stuff you want to keep your eye out for. it's over saturday, mix of sun and clouds, high of 70. good day for the union match 6abc day with in chester.
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purple rain purple rain ♪ ♪ yeah yeah yeah ♪ purple rain purple rain ♪ i only want to see you laughing in the purple rain ♪ [ applause ] >> wow. the harlem gospel choir. thank you all. that's just a taste of what's to come. we'll hear more from them in a little bit. we are gearing up for "game of thrones." it's one of the biggest shows on television right now. and guess what -- >> we have the throne behind us. we are talking to nikolaj coster-waldau, one of its stars in a moment but first jesse
palmer sat down with nikolaj's co-star who play s cersei lannister. >> from raining as queen gorgo in "300." to queen cersei lannister. >> if i wanted to kill you do you think i'd let a wooden doorstop me. >> reporter: in hbo's hit "game of thrones." >> when you play the game of thrones you win or you die. there is no middle ground. >> reporter: when you started "game of thrones," did you think it could be this big? >> no. >> it was going to be this big a deal. >> i don't think anybody did. you know, because the notion is bonkers. >> what do you think motivates cersei? does she want it for herself? >> yes, i think that's undisputed for her. she's like absolutely 100% that's mine. >> power is power. >> reporter: we last saucer cia fall from a powerful monarch. >> look at my face. i the last thing you see before
you die. >> reporter: to a disgraced prisoner. what's it like for you as an actor when you get to play a role where it's not always the good guy or it's not always a villain. >> well, everybody has that in them, do you know what i mean, the shades of people and everyone said she's so mean. the reason people like her is because you feel the goodness in there somewhere. it's in there somewhere. >> thanks to jesse for that. joining us one of the show's leading men, nikolaj coster-waldau. he plays, of course, jamie lannister and at the end of season five he was in a bit of a tough spot and now things are getting heated when he returns to the capital and confronts the high sparrow. here's a sneak peek. >> i broke a sacred oath and stabbed my king in the back. i killed my own cousin. when the guards judged my brother guilty i helped him escape that justice. what atonement do i deserve?
>> you would spill blood in this holy place. >> oh, yes, you would. i believe it, at least. >> yes. >> so let's do a recap for people catching up. so jamie has been down on his luck, his one true love is his sister. two of his children died under his watch. he, of course, lost his -- your right arm, yes. i'm glad to see it's intact for you personally. can things get worse for jamie lannister in season 6? >> well, then of course he returns to king's landing with the corpse of their daughter which is not a great thing to bring. and, of course, while he was gone, everything changed at king's landing. there was this religious uprising. the faith militant -- >> the high sparrow. >> the high sparrow, he has to deal with all of that. it's beyond complicated. >> that 's a good way to put it of course, how do you handle this question because i know everyone walks up to you and says, is jon snow really dead. >> well, he's dead. >> all right. that's pretty easy answer. >> it's easy. >> he couldn't be deader.
>> yeah. >> all right. now, a lot of people are jealous. we recently did a news report that president obama has -- >> i heard of that. >> been able to watch all of season 6 before the rest of us. >> yes. >> do you get sneak meeks. >> no, but i'm not the president. i guess it gives you some kind of leverage when you call the show and say can i have a sneak peek? >> he's pretty good at keeping secrets too, i'm guessing. >> you would hope so, right. >> no one wants any spoilers, especially not me. but i understand even when you guys are doing, you know, scenes that the show runners, the producers actually have code names for your characters so nothing gets out. >> well, yes, and then this season was just crazy. >> you would get scripts are with the code names were there but i didn't know the code names so suddenly there was like a whole new character and i was like who is this person i'm having dialogue? >> you don't know what your code name is. >> well, no, no -- well, i was still jamie. jamie is just jamie but all
characters were like big secrets that would appear but also they did that thing with the call sheet you get out every day where it says where people are supposed to be. they use code names and numbers there but they forgot to tell everybody about it so it became very complicated. >> complicated once again. how would you want jamie lannister to die? >> i don't want him to die. that's a really bad thing to say. >> everyone die, don't they? it kind of feels like that. >> he might already be dead. we already shot season 6. >> i hear you are turning the tables on me and have questions to see if i could answer. >> i was told you know so much about it. i have some quotes from characters. you have to name the character. when you play the "game of thrones," you win or you die. >> oh that's easy. sir xi lanster. >> that's true. you know nothing jon snow. >> i can't think of her name. the redhead. the love of his life. what's her name? >> egret.
>> it's not being easy drunk all the time if it were easy it would shall everyone would do it. >> the drunk. >> the things i do for love. >> the things i do for love. jamie lannister. >> jamie lannister. >> whoa, i did pretty well, right. >> you did pretty well. >> do i earn my crown? >> mo. >> "game of thrones," season 6, he's really like you're tough premieres sunday night on hbo. i know i'll be watching. so will rob. >> absolutely and my goodness, jamie did not do a nice thing. nana's first plane ride from the midwest, upper midwest kind of chilly this morning, frost advisory there. the may outlook looks to be
warm. a brief cool down enjoy it. that's a look at the long-range forecast. here's what's happening locally. >> reporter: we have no rain out there, we have sun fading behind the clouds, temperatures in the 60s. warm and humid high of 81. during the afternoon and evening. a spotty shower or thunderstorm possible. in the pantry. lara is known to attack them. >> we are all acknowledging the passing of prince with our purple this morning. that's what's happening. also the blockbuster 20 years in the making, "independence day: resurgence" is the hugely anticipated follow-up to will smith's epic action adventure. this time around there's a new leading man. it is liam hemsworth and he has a special message. >> good morning, america. liam hemsworth. in "independence day: resurgence," the nations of the earth team up to protect the planet.
let's do the same offscreen and work together to keep our planet healthy. happy earth day, everyone and here's a sneak peek at the latest trailer for "independence day: resurgence." out on june 24th and we'll see you right back here in june on "gma." >> i can't believe it's been 20 years. still going to take it to the anniversary. >> we wouldn't be here if it wasn't for him. >> on this day in 1996, the world escaped the clutches of extinction. >> your father was the bravest man i've ever seen. >> we all lost someone we loved. >> but in their sacrifice we found the technology to build a stronger and safer earth. because our survival is only possible when we stand together.
>> oh, my god. >> a distress call. they're coming back. it has its own gravity. >> what goes up must come down. >> shouldn't we be nervous? >> um, yeah. >> our whole lives built up to this moment. >> it's touched down over the atlantic. >> which part? all of it. >> make them pay. >> not going up there to make friends. >> we've got to remind them earth is not for the taking. >> all fighters, evade, evade. >> i have years to get this right. >> we're going down. >> we never had a chance. >> we didn't last time either. >> we convinced an entire generation that this is a battle that we could win. we sacrificed for each other no matter what the cost.
and that's worth fighting for. >> it's the fourth of july. let's show them some fireworks. >> hold on. >> they like to get the landmarks. >> wow! >> today, 20 years later. >> that's right. "independence day: resurgence" opens in theaters nationwide on june 24th. coming up we have great dishes to add some sizzle to your summer barbecue. that's coming up on "gma." say with us.
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our guest, chef partner at johnny sanchez, aaron sanchez, you're going to show us some fun things to do. yeah. we should -- i said you were sizzling. so you're going to show us some new things to do with a new king's hawaiian bread, one with jalapeno. you can see them in there. >> these king hawaiian rolls are studded with this beautiful jalapeno. one flavor that is addictive. they have an inherent sweetness so adding jalapeno gives you a beautiful contrast and i love it. so versatile. good for bread puddings and anything that needs a roll. >> if i'm going to eat bread, i'm going to eat that kind of bread and i could down that whole square there. what will you make for us. >> a little bit of slider, okay. now, obviously you know with ground beef and all the different kinds of things but i want to do it with skirt steak. a very popular cut. it's getting a lot of love, for me where the love comes in is the marinade infuse some flavor in there and start with a little chopped garlic. >> okay. >> okay, to this we'll add fresh
jalapeno and i love this because it reinforces the flavor of the king's hawaiian jalapeno rolls. a little bit of fresh lime and have this doo-dad right here. >> i always wanted those. >> you could get the aaron sanchez one. >> available in stores now. >> yeah, absolutely. no, then we'll start with a little bit of olive oil, as well. this is a really important tip for everybody at home is that when you cook, grilling a steak or chicken or something like that, really put some oil on the product first because that al w allows the seasoning aadhere. if you were just to put it on without any oil on it the salt or seasoning or rub would just bounce off. so that's it. simplicity, beautiful, the jalapeno, olive and garlic. i have some here and marinated. i like to let it sit for an hour. >> you don't have to do it overnight. i don't have time for that. i didn't remember yesterday.
ooh. >> nice sear, one thing you want to cook medium rare. i have some here i've gone ahead an done and remove this. >> how much time to get them medium rare. >> about five minutes on each side. i like it that way. this is the other tip i want everyone at home to pick up on. so now i have all that residual flavor from the grilling and that marinade, okay. i'm not going to let that go down, right. so what i'm going to do, take some of the hajalapeno rolls an toast them and pick up all that flavor in the sweetness in the roll and start to assemble the sliders. >> we have a dessert. >> this is a bread pudding so forget all the traditional challah. so bread pudding, a little bit of bread pudding and nice scoop of ice cream and you're a happy larn. >> aaron, thank you for being here and thanks for making these. you can get all these recipes on our website,
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>> reporter: i am all is relatively fine on the vine. a little bit of slowing westbound near the schuylkill expressway, it's on the move, cross that off the list. moderate volume on the pennsylvania highways. an accident at dekalb. instead of those two use stick with 73 or bethlehem pike. we have a crash in christiana blocking the off ramp highway one at 273. single digits there. let's go outside to david murphy. we've had great days leading up to this one. what are we going to get today? >> reporter: 61 degrees, the numbers will keep climbing. the exclusive accuweather
seven-day forecast we'll go up to 81 degrees, developing mostly cloudy skies during the day. later this afternoon into the evening there's a chance of a spotty pop-up shower or gusty thunderstorm. looks like it will clear out quickly on saturday morning, we'll end up with a bright saturday 70. students in the delaware are back in their classroom while they deal with the death of a classmate who died in a fight in a bathroom. we'll have more on "action news" at noon. "live" with kelly and michael is up next. have a great friday.
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