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that's a big story we'll follow throughout the day. we'll have updates in just 25 minutes. we'll see you then. >> "good morning america" starts right now. thanks for spending your morning with us. good morning, america. breaking overnight, kate spade's secret struggle. the fashion designer behind one of the most famous american brands taking her life in an apparent suicide. the new report this morning, her sister and brother-in-law, david spade, speaking out as kate's death sends shock waves through the fashion world stunning millions of fans. breaking news. results from the biggest primaries of the year still cong i what they could mean for president trump as he faces that fallout with the nfl hosting a patriotic party at the white house after disinviting the eagles, and who is this man protesting? taking a knee on the lawn during the national anthem. the young mother at the center of this beach brawl. >> no. don't pull my hair. get off me. you're choking me.
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>> punched by an officer in this incident caught on camera, now telling her side of the story right here on "gma." stunning confession. the never before heard audiotape. what former teen idol david cassidy revealed just before his death about his drinking and dementia. ♪ it's the final countdown and superstar showdown. steph curry, lebron james just hours away from their finals face-off and what king james just revealed about this viral moment. >> damn cameras. >> after that epic fail that may have cost the cavs the game. good morning, america. lebron james still smiling. the big question, can the cavs come back? >> he's smiling right now.
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he wasn't smiling that day. so many wondering will this be lebron's last series with the cleveland cavaliers because he will be a free agent after this season. >> ooh, and so there's a lot of anticipation about what he may do. of course, for tonight's game as well. we'll have a lot more coming up. but first, we begin with that breaking news from overnight. new details about one of the most famous designers, kate spade's death stunning the fashion world and the millions who loved her classic american brand. >> her name is one everyone knows, so many fans from celebrities to presidents' daughters sharing their tributes this morning. abc's eva pilgrim is outside one of kate spade's stores here in new york with the latest. good morning, eva. >> reporter: good morning, michael. shock and sadness. kate spade wasn't just a fashion designer, she embodied the brand that carried her name and she started off as a fashion editor at a magazine, bored with the bags that were out there, she decided to start making her own. she was a household name. kate spade's unexpected death
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sending shock waves into the fashion community this morning. >> it appears at this point in time to be a tragic case of apparent suicide. but it is early in the investign. there was a suicide note left at the scene. >> reporter: police say the 55-year-old was found by a housekeeper in her park avenue home and that she hanged herself in her bedroom leaving behind her husband and business partner andy and a 13-year-old daughter. a spokesperson for her family saying we were all devastated. we loved kate dearly and will miss her terribly. >> hi. >> reporter: and now reports spade's death could be the result of a years' long internal battle. her older sister telling "the kansas city star" over e-mail spade's death was, quote, not unexpected, with the newspaper saying, she suffered debilitating mental illness for the last three or four years and reporting spade's sister said
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she was fascinated with actor robin williams' suicide back in 2014 writing, we were freaked out but she kept watching it and watching it over and over. the kansas city native launched her iconic brand in 1993 with andy spade, who later became her husband. >> i knew that i wanted to start a business and he said, handbags. you love handbags. >> reporter: her namesake company calling her a visionary and saying they honor all the beauty she brought into this world. in 2007, spade sold her stake in the brand taking a break from fashion only to return in 2016 talking about her new line frances valentine in one of her final interviews for a build series. >> we sold kate spade and i took off a good nine years raising my daughter and absolutely adored every moment of it. >> reporter: as news of spade's death spread celebrities and fans reacting. ivanka trump tweeting, kate spade's tragic passing is a painful reminder that we never truly know another's pain or the burden they carry.
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if you are struggling with depression and contemplating suicide, please seek help. overnight, the designer's brother-in-law, actor david spade tweeting about his shock at her loss writing, it's a rough world out there, people. try to hang on. in an old interview with "glamour" magazine she told them she wanted to be remembered not just as a good businesswoman but as a great friend and a heck of a lot of fun, amy. >> all right, eva, thank you so much. we're joined by celebrity stylist and author joe zee and, joe, you've known kate spade for years. you worked with her in her inner circle. what are her friends saying about this tragic, shocking news. >> i mean, i think this is just a very hard time for really everybody across the board. and you can see this sort of outpouring of grief and sort of love for what kate was. i met her back in the early '90s. i just started as an assistant
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and she was filling in as an accessory editor and she was contemplating i mean, she said to me i'm thinking starting a handbag line and think back in 1992 nobody did this. editors did not quit jobs at big magazines to start handbag lines and at the time i didn't really comprehend it but she would go on to build this incredible empire. >> what are her friends saying about her passing? were there any signs of depression or any kind of struggle within her marriage or just with her personally? >> i mean i think the last time i saw her was about a year ago at a mutual friend's wedding in the hamptons and i spoke to some of her friends yesterday and i think across the board there was a lot of shock. the kate we knew was incredibly spirited and jovial and i think this is just a hard time. hard for me to speculate what happened at home behind closed doors but the kate that i knew was always with a smile. >> we heard in the piece she had taken a few years off to focus on her family and her daughter specifically and then she started this new line recently with her husband. was she excited to be back in the business working again? >> i think what it allowed her
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to do is be creative, i think she was, and this new brand, frances valentine, allowed her to dig in and roll her sleeves up and do something fun again. >> what are her friends saying in terms of just how she wants to be remembered or how they want her to be remembered? >> i mean i think they want -- i think they want people to know she really did pave the way for a lot of what's happening in fashion today. as i said before she was doing stuff nobody did before. i mean to launch this lineto become this female businesswoman who really did a lifestyle brand in a way that became so global and so big, i mean i think people really should give her kudos for that. >> all right, joe, we'll have a lot more with you in the next hour about kate spade and her legacy and what she leaves behind. thank you so much. george. >> thank you, amy. we're going to move to politics now and the biggest primary night of the year. votes still being counted in eight states with the most critical contest in california. all the big jobs there on the ballot and a number of close contests could determine which
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party will control the house come november. our chief national affairs correspondent tom llamas is tracking all the results from los angeles. good morning, tom. >> reporter: good morning. welcome to the jungle, the jungle primary, that is. here in california the top two finishers regardless of party advance in november. now, democrats in california appear poised to avoid getting shut out of key congressional races in november because so many democrats were running in some cases. this was absolutely critical. california as democrats seek to retake control of the house in the midterm elections. now they targeted seven gop-held districts which went for hillary clinton in 2016. they are still counting votes but it looks like they will have a democrat on the ballot in each of those districts in november. that's very important for the democrats. >> and i know republicans were worried about getting shut out of the governor's race. >> reporter: yeah, that was really maybe the biggest former san francisco mayor and democrat gavin newsom coming out on top. that was expected. he's currently the lieutenant governor and he's considered the favorite but he will be running against a republican with the blessing of donald trump. businessman john cox, now,
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republicans needed that as you know, george, to attract their voters to the election in november for those down ballot races. >> tom, as we said votes in seven other states. a lot of primaries in places like new jersey and new mexico and one of the things we're seeing a theme all year long a lot of newcomers getting into politics. >> lots of outsiders. in new mexico deb halland won her primary and has a really good shot at winning in november and senator menendez in new jersey survived his primary but he barely broke 60%, george. a clear sign he's lost some support after that corruption trial where a jury couldn't reach a decision. >> okay, tom llamas, thanks very much. now we'll move on to the white house. contentious day yesterday. we'll see president trump singing the national anthem in what he called a celebration of america to replace the celebration of super bowl champs philadelphia eagles that he canceled. our senior white house correspondent cecilia vega is at the white house and facing
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some backlash but not backing down. >> reporter: they're not and say the eagles were playing a political stunt with this one, george, and say this is all about patriotism and the national anthem but not one eagles player took a knee during the national anthem last season. >> underdogs no more. >> reporter: instead of a celebration for the super bowl champion philadelphia eagles, the white house called it a celebration of america. there was patriotic music. ♪ god bless america >> reporter: the president sang the national anthem. ♪ and the twilight's last gleaming ♪ >> reporter: never once mentioning by name the team he abruptly disinvited hours earlier. >> we love our country. we respect our flag. and we always proudly stand for the national anthem. we always will stand for the national anthem. >> reporter: the heated debate playing out even on the white house lawn where one man took a knee in protest. press secretary sarah sanders accused the eagles of playing politics. >> the eagles are the ones that
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tried to change their commitment at the 11th hour and the president frankly thinks the fans deserve better than that. >> are you saying the president bears zero responsibility in this cancellation? this is a president who called players sobs, who implied that some players who don't stand for the national anthem do not belong in this country. >> they made that change at the last minute. not the president. he's the one who has been completely consistent in his viewpoint when it comes to this. >> reporter: now some of basketball's stars are making their views be known. >> i know no matter who wins no one wants to invite anybody so won't be golden state or cleveland going. >> i agree with lebron. >> reporter: and eagles players are speaking out now. malcolm jenkins taking it directly to the white house and says, quote, the decision was made to lie and paint the picture that these players are anti-america, anti-flag and anti-military.
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george, these players george, these players will also be speaking to reporters later today. this controversy is not over yet. >> not even close and, cecilia, late yesterday at the white house we learned that aide, kelly sadler is now out. >> reporter: this was about a month ago. you remember it made so many headlines, that crass joke behind closed doors in a meeting here when she said that he is dying anyway, of course, senator mccain is being treated for brain cancer. the white house for so long refused to apologize for these remarks and they came under fire for seeming to really be more upset that these comments leaked out rather than the statement themselves. they released a statement saying sadler is no longer employed in the executive office of the president. we don't know whether she's fired or out on her own. >> we will try to find out. krv cecilia, thank you very much. to the preparations under way for president trump's summit with north korean dictator kim jong-un. just six days until they meet in singapore and new images this morning showing the scramble to get everything ready. our chief foreign correspondent terry moran has all the latest.
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good morning, terry. >> reporter: good morning, amy. today in singapore they are scrambling to complete preparations. there's a lot to do. they're slapping a new coat of paint on the cappella hotel, where president trump and kim jong-un will meet the white house announced. it's a resort island about five miles from downtown singapore. former pirates haunt but makes good sense from a security standpoint. easier to defend and control access. there is a ton of security already in place. this is going to be a locked down summit. high stakes involved and kim jong-un is known to be super security conscious. finally, there's a lot of talk that nba hall of famer and unlikely kim jong-un best buddy dennis rodman will be at the summit. he might even participate. now, we haven't confirmed that yet but somehow, amy, in this day and age, it just makes perfect sense. >> i see what you're saying, terry. thank you very much. and, george, you'll be anchorin verage of the summit so much more on that. >> heading out friday and start
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with "this week" on sunday straight through the summit on wednesday. >> thank you. when i talked to dennis rodman a year or so ago he invited me. maybe i should go. now to the volcano of fire exploding again in guatemala. sending searing hot volcanic material down the mountain and ash thousands of feet into the air. towns like this completely covered. more than 3,000 people already have been evacuated and now authorities are ordering more people to leave. abc's victor oquendo is in guatemala with the very latest. good morning to you, victor. >> reporter: good morning, michael. the volcano is active once again. take a look behind me. spewing out ash and lava. it erupted again without warning. the culmination of toxic gas, ash and lava material spewing out of the volcano once again. nearby towns evacuated. nobody's taking any chances after sunday's eruption which
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caused so much destruction. let's show you what the town here looked like. very close to the volcano, the place is just devastated. ash covers virtually everything in sight. it's there where so many families lost loved ones. the death toll right now stands at 75 but that number is expected to grow. 192 people right now confirmed missing and at this point, say they're unlikely to find more survivors. >> thank you so much for that, victor. now to something you don't see every day, a runaway armored vehicle spotted on the interstate in virginia last night zipping through the streets about 40 miles per hour with police close behind. look at that. several people capturing video of this very unusual incident. the driver was eventually stopped and surrendered without incident. police say he is a military soldier and all we know right now is that the incident is still under investigation. the good news, no one was injured. >> wow. no one was injured. thank goodness. and tonight's big showdown,
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the cavaliers/warriors getting ready for game three of the nba finals and the cavs have a lot to prove because the warriors are up 2-0 but with the series shifting back to cleveland, lebron james and his team are hoping for a home court win and abc's t.j. holmes, he is there inside quicken loans arena. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: strahan, good morning, and do not call it a jumbotron. the folks here in cleveland will correct you quickly. it's called humongotron and has its own twitter account, the largest scoreboard in the country, it's about the size of a five or six-bedroom house in atlanta. if they don't win they'll hit the off switch on it a little earlier in the season than they hope. down 2-0. cleveland comes back for the third straight year down 2-0. now, get this, last year they lost game three, went on to lose the championship. the year before, they won game three anwent on to win the championip so, s, as we
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know, a lot and maybe even the series itself on the line tonight. >> and, t.j., something thathe fans don't want to think about, this could be lebron's last few games in a cavs uniform. >> reporter: yeah, don't want to think about it but you just gave them something to think about this morning. this could be. people don't want to think about it but we could be seeing lebron james play his last couple of games in cleveland. that is because he can pop out of his contract at the end of the year and a lot of speculation of him wanting to leave cleveland once again and where he might go. we can talk about that later. a lot of talk about his relationship with dan gilbert which goes back to when he first left cleveland the first time around, just how strained that relationship became so all eyes -- a story line certainly that we could be seeing his last couple of games in cleveland. >> another story line, t.j., is that video, that response to the video from the classic game one blunder. what does lebron have to say about that? >> he said he hasn't seen it yet. if you haven't, look at this. you see him dejected on the
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bench, he found out they had a time-out at the end, right, of the game. they could have called time-out. and when he got the response from his coach we had a time-out he just was dejected. he couldn't talk to his teammates. this went viral. the guy is giving it his all. you see how it hurt. when he found out they had a chance with a time-out. >> just as you do, enjoy the humongotron. >> broadcasting in style this morning, look at that jacket for t.j. let's go to ginger. >> i can use the lebron and show off the hail like, man, right. i'm like a meme now. carrolton, texas. severe weather. big hailstones. baseball size in louisiana. then it will move to the plains today.
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good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco. our coolest afternoons today and tomorrow. highs will play a little tug-of-war friday, saturday and sunday before an extended heat wave develops next week. today our warmest temperatures, 70s in the north bay and east bay valleys. we'll have mid-to-upper 60s through the bay, into the south bay, and upper 50s along the coast to 61 in san francisco. upper 40s to mid-50s again tomorrow morning with a little drizzle possible and then look at the 90s next week! coming up, the young mother seen in this video tackled by police officers punched in the head. well, she is here now telling her side of the story. well, she is here now telling her side of the story.
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♪ i think i love you isn't that what life is made of ♪ welcome back to "gma." that is david cassidy's classic "i think i love you." this morning, we're hearing a stunning confession from "the partridge family" star in a never before heard audiotape recorded just weeks before he passed away, and that's all coming up. >> yeah, that is stunning. it's going to be part of a new documentary coming out. following a lot of top headlines this morning, including the kilauea volcano. it's wreaking new havoc in hawaii destroying hundreds of homes overnight as lava travels six miles from the mountain toward the sea. you see it right there. it's sending homes worth millions of dollars up in flames and we'll show this photo from the u.s. geological survey. it shows the damage left in that lava's wake. also, the suspect accused of murdering his former boss at a
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nashville gym where he used to work is now behind bars. after a massive manhunt. police found him in kentucky after releasing these surveillance images. and on the ballot in california in last night's primaries, that judge sentenced a former stanford swimmer not to prison has now been recalled. we begin this morning though with that violent beach arrest. a young mother punched by a police officer and handcuffed in front of her daughter. prosecutors now saying the officers will not face criminal charges. we'll speak with that young mom in just a moment, but first, abc's gio benitez has the story. hey, gio. good morning. >> reporter: yeah, that headline, prosecutors say the actions of the officers weren't criminal. in that now viral video, more than 7 million people have already seen it, and it sparked an intense debate online. some of you siding with the officers. others with the young woman. it was the violent memorial day weekend arrest caught on camera. >> stop. >> reporter: stunned beachgoers watching as an officer in
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wildwood, new jersey, wrestled 20-year-old emily weinman to the ground, her 1-year-old baby nearby. police say the incident escalated when they spotted the young mother with a bottle of alcohol on the beach. they asked the underaged woman to take a breathalyzer test which she says she passed. body cam video showing what happened next. >> i'll give you one more chance to give me your last name. >> you're not going to lock me up. you can't lock me up. i didn't disrespect you. >> okay, what's your last name? >> you don't need my last name. >> that's it. get over here. >> don't touch me. >> you're about to get dropped. >> reporter: police say as they tried to arrest her, weinman struck one of the officers. >> don't pull my hair, get off me. you're choking me! >> reporter: the officers who were temporary summer hires restraining her. one seen punching her twice in the head. >> he just hit me. you're not allowed to beat me like that! >> reporter: weinman's attorney calling the incident an excessive use of force but police initially saying, while
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they found the video to be alarming, they didn't want to rush to judgment. >> they may not have some of the experience that the rest of our guys do, but we do our best to train them properly. >> reporter: and this morning, county prosecutors revealing the officers will not face criminal charges saying the actions of the arresting officers did not warrant criminal charges. charges against weinman include resisting arrest, aggravated assault and assaulting a police officer by spitting. and while the officers won't be criminally charged, they are still under an internal investigation by their department. police tell us they are on administrative duty until that investigation is complete. amy? emily weinman and her attorney stephen dicht are here now. welcome and thanks for being with us. >> no problem. >> emily, i want to ask you about the video. we all watched it. it's incredibly difficult to see. tell me how you're doing. were you injured at all? >> yes. my neck and my back were hurting a lot more since after the incident. i had a headache for just like a day, you know.
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it's been more like emotionally exhausting for me. >> take us through what happened. did the officers tell you why they were there in the first place and how did things escalate so quickly? >> they didn't tell me why they were there, but it was pretty obvious. you know, why they were there -- >> there was an open container of alcohol. >> it was sealed, but there was alcohol open on the beach -- well not open on the beach, but, you know, in the open. so they came out. they asked me how old i was. i gave my age. cooperated. >> you're 20. >> yes, i'm 20 years old. did the breathalyzer test. both tests came back negative, and then after that, i mean, they wouldn't leave, and it just escalated to that point to where they wanted to lock me up because i wouldn't give them my name because i did everything they said to do. >> why wouldn't you give them your name? >> i didn't see the point in it. something in my gut was just telling me -- it -- something wasn't right, you know, with the situation, and i just knew in my
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rights that i didn't have to give them my name due to everything that they did. i cooperated, and like i said, i did everything they asked to. >> we should mention you're on probation for a 2016 arrest. >> yes, i am. >> did that have anything to do with the reason why you didn't give them your name? >> no, not mainly, no. >> police say that you struck the officer when he went to handcuff you. did you? >> no, i didn't. >> and then the officers say you kicked them and spat at them. >> i'm not sure about the kicking part. i mean if anything that was after the fact, after i got attacked by the officer. but the spitting thing, when he smashed my head into the ground i got sand in my mouth. when they got me to the point when they got me on my stomach, you know, after i was, like, you know, struggling for trying to defend myself, i spit the sand in my mouth which makes me look like i was spitting at the officer but that wasn't the case and it definitely wasn't my intention at all. >> emily is now facing serious charges, though, including aggravated assault on a police officer, so where does it go from here?
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>> well, here's an interesting thing about that. the saturday when she was taken into custody, she was in custody total of about 40 minutes. >> it wasn't long at all. >> she was taken in, she was charged with misdemeanors. after the bystander video came out and started getting attention, that's when they charged her with the aggravated assault. that's when they piled on. >> talk about the emotional reaction to all of this. you have been all over the internet. it has gone online and gone viral and in a pretty astounding way. what has this been like for you? >> i have been real anxious over it, you know. just kind of upset. the negative things that people say about me, you know, this he see one video, one situation and they're like saying all this -- you know, all this negative stuff about a person but one situation doesn't define someone. i'm not a bad person. i'm not this person that they're out here trying to make me seem like. >> all the things the mayor said about her, she didn't go out that saturday looking for
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trouble. >> not at all, no. >> she went to have a fun time on the beach with her daughter and it -- they're the police officers. >> we will be following your case and we appreciate your time this morning, emily and mr. dicht. >> thank you for having us. >> thank you for having us. >> george. thank you, amy. coming up, that stunning confession from david cassidy. painful secret he shared right before his death. we'll have never before heard audio next. to most, he's phil mickelson, pro golfer. to me, he's, well, dad. so when his joint pain from psoriatic arthritis got really bad, it scared me. and what could that pain mean? joint pain could mean joint damage. enbrel helps relieve joint pain, helps stop irreversible joint damage, and helps skin get clearer. enbrel may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal events including infections, tuberculosis, lymphoma, other cancers, nervous system and blood disorders, and allergic reactions have occurred. tell your doctor if you've been someplace where fungal
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we are back with a major revelation from david cassidy. "people" magazine is giving us an exclusive first look at an upcoming documentary about the teen idol who died last fall and it includes a secret confession just before his death. paula faris here with the story. good morning, paula. >> reporter: good morning, george. this is shocking. david cassidy told the whole world shortly before his death that he was struggling with dementia saying it was, quote, killing him. but that wasn't the truth. in this secret confession he admits what ultimately took his life. >> you know, i did it to myself, man. >> reporter: it's the stunning admission from a once teenage heartthrob. >> i did it to myself to cover up the sadness, and the emptiness. >> reporter: actor and singer david cassidy, star of the '70s hit show "the partridge family", with hit songs like "i think i love you." ♪ i think i love you so what am i so afraid of ♪
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♪ i'm afraid that i'm not sure of a love there is no cure for ♪ >> reporter: revealing just six weeks before his passing last year that it wasn't dementia that led to his death. >> and the fact is i lied about my drinking. there is no sign of me having dementia at this stage of my life. it was complete alcohol poisoning. >> reporter: cassidy revealing this haunting first person account in this never before heard audiotape recorded by a producer of an upcoming a&e biography special and first reported by "people" magazine. >> i have a liver disease. my life has changed dramatically. i was unconscious and near death. >> reporter: his family believed he had been clean since a 2014 stint in rehab which was the result of a series of duis. this is a really shocking revelation. for years it said that he was sober and indicated he had been working on his sobriety, but he
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was drinking right up until the end. >> reporter: he even went on a media tour shortly before his november 2017 death announcing he had dementia. >> what was the first symptom that you noticed? >> when friends of yours or family members begin to say to you, remember i just told you this two days ago and there's no memory of it. that's when i began to be very concerned. >> reporter: cassidy now providing perhaps one final gift to the world, posthumously a lesson. >> he's the ultimate example of what happens with alcohol. people don't have to die this way and his death doesn't have to be in vain. >> now, the producers of this documentary, they really struggled with whether or not they should release that particular audio. they didn't want to exploit cassidy, but they came to the conclusion that cassidy, he was honest about what killed him and they felt his legacy would be best served by releasing this audio. you can see the entire documentary "david cassidy: the
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last session" on monday, june 11th, a&e. and the latest issue of "people" magazine on newsstands friday. just stunning. >> thank you, paula. >> all right. thank you so much, paula. coming up, the doctor known for dancing in the operating room now facing lawsuits from several of her patients claiming their procedures went wrong. u. you come in when it's convenient i know this because i'm from seven days in the future. now don't be frightened, seven days in the future is a glorious place. after all you had two good hair days in a row... perfect. right out of bed. and this car you reserved on is still being held for you, for free. pretty sweet. or as we like to say from seven days in the future... ah...we still say pretty sweet. it's basically the same.
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like these online. well, that doctor is facing lawsuits from some patients who say their surgeries went bad. the investigation launched by our atlanta affiliate wsb. abc's steve osunsami is in atlanta with the story. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning to you, michael. we reached out to that doctor and to two of her lawyers and heard nothing back. radio silence. but she was far from quiet during many of her surgeries. ♪ she's a brick house >> reporter: from the commodores to beyonce, the operating room seemed like her dance club. >> okay, ladies, now let's join sexy nation, dr. boutte is the best at creation. >> reporter: dr. windell boutte or dr. booty as she calls herself is a board certified dermatologist. and in videos she has since deleted from youtube, you see her living it up during surgeries. ♪ she had them apple bottom jeans ♪ >> reporter: but some of her patients say they never gave this atlanta area doctor
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permission to record their procedures and this morning, several are suing saying that their cosmetic procedures went terribly wrong. >> it's more like freddy krueger cut my stomach. >> i don't feel like a normal person. i just feel deformed. >> reporter: in atlanta, wsb tv investigator, jim strickland, worked this story for months and found icilma cornelius went into cardiac arrest during a tummy tuck and this is her today. after her family said she suffered permanent brain damage. the doctor's office had to call 911 in the middle of the procedure. >> we have a patient that doesn't have a heart rate. >> reporter: strickland caught up with the doctor and she had little to share. >> so i'm coming here to ask you if you have anything to say about the lawsuits against you, or the youtube videos posted online. >> reporter: as a physician in georgia, dr. boutte is allowed
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to perform surgeries even in her office-based setting and she continues to treat patients. but it doesn't appear that she's back to posting her videos. >> she is still getting up and going to work every day and making a great deal of money. >> reporter: some of those patients say they suffered post-operative infections, and guys, there is so much that happened on that operating table that she posted on youtube that we can't even show you. >> wow. the whole thing is bizarre. >> sure is. coming up here as we count down to tonight's big game, we have a big surprise. there is t.j. holmes leaving the cavs arena on his way to give one fan a great surprise. touch shows how we really feel. but does psoriasis ever get in the way? embrace the chance of 100% clear skin with taltz. up to 90% of those with moderate to severe psoriasis had a significant improvement of their psoriasis plaques. most people were still clearer after one year. with taltz, 4 out of 10 even achieved completely clear skin. don't use if you're allergic to taltz. before starting, you should be checked for tuberculosis. taltz may increaserisk of is
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♪ ♪ ♪ welcome back. on a wednesday morning, we start in durango, colorado, where a 3,000-acre fire is burning. only 10% contained.
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800 homes have been evacuated. 1,200 homes are in pre-evacuation. i wanted to show you the first, this named storm in the pacific, aletta, and the track really takes it away from land for the most part, so that is great news, but still. the season is starting and something to be thinking about. i'll leave you with a look at that fire again. this segment sponsored by walmart. your local news and weather is coming up next.
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good morning to you. i'm natasha zouves from "abc7 mornings." let's get a look at your forecast with meteorologist mike nicco. hey, mike. >> hey, tasha, hi, everybody. let's start with the golden gate bridge and you see a few clouds hanging around. we will have a mostly sunny day, but blustery and choppy at ocean and also if you're going to be on the bay. here's a look at our temperatur. look at this, upper 50s to low 60s coast into san francisco. mid-to-upper 60s around the bay into the south bay and some 70s in the north bay and east bay valleys. just as cool tomorrow. a little bit warmer friday but nothing like the heat next week. alexis? >> okay. taking a live look at the richmond side of the richmond-san rafael bridge. we've got some heavy traffic here approaching the toll plaza. a three-car crash reported in the left lane, so emergency crews are on the scene. looking a little better than it was a couple minutes ago, so maybe they're working on
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clearing that now. no delays southbound 101 santa rosa to petaluma. westbound 580 castro valley to the maze okay but trying to bounce back northbound 101 through the south bay, 680 to highway 85, 36 minutes. >> alexis, thank you. coming up on "gma," the legacy of fashion designer kate spade. we'll have another abc7 news (sound of footsteps) (sound of car door opening) (car door closes) (sound of engine starting) ♪ ♪
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. breaking overnight, kate spade's secret struggle. the fashion designer behind one of america's most famous brands taking her life. what her family is saying this morning and the legacy she's leaving behind. how the self-made woman shaped the way we dress, the iconic bags and the brand so many women wear. the tributes pouring in around the world this morning. also breaking overnight, the white house aide who mocked senator john mccain as he battles brain cancer is now out. the reaction this morning. the power of powder. how collagen supplements can help your skin and battle signs of aging. plus, the foods that can work wonders from the inside out. dr. whitney bowe is here with her secrets. ♪
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and finals face-off. lebron james and steph curry preparing to battle it out tonight and we're giving one lucky superfan the golden ticket to the big game. this incredible 10-year-old using his talent to give back to his community in a huge way. he has no idea we're knocking on his door with the surprise of a lifetime as we say good morning, america. ♪ and good morning, america. happy wednesday and in case you were wondering during the break we all settled which desserts we like and which ones we don't like. >> you don't like any dessert. >> i'm not a big cheesecake fan but i like ice cream. >> and he only likes cream in the coffee when it's cold coffee. >> all the things we learned during the commercial break. >> that's what we talked about
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here and we're talking about the cavaliers because they are playing at home tonight hoping to turn that series around and we're sending that lucky fan to see all of the action. it will be a happy young man. >> t.j. holmes has made his way outside the house of the 10-year-old getting ready to give him that giant surprise. he has a really inspiring story. we can't wait to see this and the look on his face when t.j. rings the doorbell. >> it looks like t.j. can't wait either. first, we have some news to get to, beginning with that white house shakeup overnight. the aide who made an offensive remark about senator john mccain is now out of the white house. want to go back to cecilia vega is there. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the white house is being very deliberate with their wording on this one saying only in a statement overnight that kelly sadler is no longer employed in the executive office of the president. it's been months since she made those comments, that offensive joke about senator john mccain saying he is dying anyway, of course, the senator is being treated for brain cancer. the fallout over this one as you can imagine was immediate. the white house was livid this comment leaked out. the president at the time he tweeted, quote, leakers are traitors and cowards and we will find out who they are. there were threats here in the
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administration that people might even lose their jobs over this. the white house though really came under fire for seeming to be more upset about the leaks than the remarks itself. and meghan mccain, the senator's daughter, said that kelly sadler had promised her a public apology. so far that has not happened. >> it has not. okay, cecilia, thank you very much. michael. >> thank you, george. now to the volcano of fire. officials say an activity in guatemala is picking up. more explosions forcing more people to flee. let's go back to abc's victor oquendo. good morning again, victor. >> reporter: good morning, michael. that volcano is active again this morning, just take a look the volcan de fuego spewing out some rock and ash, but that is nothing compared to what we saw on tuesday. this was the frightening sight. rescuers still searching for survivors when guatemala's volcan de fuego suddenly started shooting out that combination of toxic gas, ash and lava material. nearby towns evacuating. nobody taking any chances after sunday's eruption which caused so much destruction.
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from our drone, you can see what the town of allotenango looked like. before that afternoon eruption that blanketed it all over again. right now 75 people confirmed dead. 192 are still missing and officials say at this point it's unlikely they'll find more survivors. michael. >> thank you so much, victor. amy? well, now to bill clinton and the former president clearing up controversial comments he made about the me too movement and his affair with monica lewinsky. clinton appearing on "the late show" with stephen colbert. he was pressed about his earlier comments that started the firestorm. take a look. >> i apologized to my family, to monica lewinsky and her family and to the american people. i meant it then. i meant it now. i have had to live with the consequences every day since. and i still believe this me too movement is long overdue, necessary and should be supported. >> clinton who appeared on the
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welcome back to "gma." we have a lot coming up in this hour. but we're going to begin with our "gma" cover story. tributes are pouring in for fashion designer kate spade after her death. her looks inspiring everyone from princesses to presidents' daughters. abc's deborah roberts is here with more. good morning, deborah. >> reporter: good morning, michael. so many heavy hearts over this loss this morning. the sudden loss of kate spade has shaken not only the fashion world, but so many others who admired the sunny, quirky designer. particularly young career women. kate spade represented to them what high-end designers did for their mothers, a sense that you had made it to a certain level of style. her name and signature style became a colorful force in fashion. a go-to red carpet look for lots of celebrities. >> a sense of style that permeated absolutely everything she did from her accessories to the clothing to the way she put herself together to the way she decorated her homes and an
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inspiration in every single way. >> reporter: kate spade got her start in fashion magazines. >> for the fall books, yes. >> reporter: then burst onto the scene in the early '90s with a handbag line created with then-husband-to-be andy spade. >> well, my husband and i both knew we wanted to start a business and one night we were just talking about what would it be. and he said, handbags. you love handbags. >> reporter: the line affordable chic and her brightly colored keychains and other accessories a huge hit with teen girls. the flirty style on display on tv shows like "gossip girl" and "sex and the city." >> well, i have them at home but they won't fit in my kate spade purse. >> reporter: kristin davis who played charlotte tweeting tuesday, i have worn kate spade for as long as i can remember. i'm thinking of her family. her designs a hit offscreen too. stars like reese witherspoon, mindy kaling and viola davis paying tribute overnight. lena dunham writing, thank you, kate, from one of the millions you made feel beautiful. brother-in-law, comedian david
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spade, posting on instagram, she was so sharp and quick on her feet. she could make me laugh so hard. i still can't believe it. it's a rough world out there, people. try to hang on. the designer dressing he share of first daughters, sasha obama in a kate spade number for her father's 2013 inauguration. chelsea clinton tweeting, my grandmother gave me my first kate spade bag when i was in college. i still have it. holding kate's family, friends and loved ones in my heart. kate spade stepped away from the design industry back in 2007 to raise her infant daughter. she and her husband reportedly earning nearly $50 million after selling their brand to neiman-marcus. the name would later be sold again for close to a billion dollars. >> most people know me as kate spade. in 2007, we decided to take a break and spend time with my daughter. >> reporter: the loss of kate spade and her impact on american fashion felt deeply across the industry. >> she built it. she sold it. she lived her life. she started other brands.
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everybody that started a brand wanted to be kate spade. >> reporter: back in 2002, spade told "glamour" magazine, i hope that people remember me not just as a good businesswoman but as a great friend and a heck of a lot of fun. kate grew up in kansas city, missouri, never went to design school. hers was the classic story of a midwestern girl who had big dreams and managed to find them in new york city and as for that iconic purse, she was looking for a ladylike handbag. couldn't find it so she made it. michael. >> all right, thank you so much, deborah. and joe zee is back to talk more about kate spade's life and legacy and, joe, thank you for sticking around and talking to us some more and there's a huge outpouring on twitter as we saw there. everyone remembers their first kate spade bag. why do you think that her designs resonated so much with so many young women out there? >> i think kate spade really represented that sort of gateway designer bag. this is the thing that was so pivotal for so many girls who were starting their careers and starting in this industry.
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i mean, not unlike owning your first car, your first big designer bag is the one thing you do remember and i really do credit kate with really designing, creating that covetable it bag that people could actually afford. >> and there are so many designers out there. but she managed to just stay in the forefront and break through with women around the world. what made that so special? what made her so special? >> i think she was so authentic. if you look at her, she was so spirited and she was so colorful and she was so great. she really transcended any trends. fashion trends come and go all the time but she stuck true to who she was. she had that beehive and that flip, and there was always that '50s aura about her, and it always so happy and that's what people loved about kate. >> and you knew her before she even started this line and this brand. tell us a little bit about watching her evolve over the years from being at a magazine all of a sudden the bags and company being everywhere. >> i mean, in 1992 when she said to me, and i was an assistant starting out, i'm going to quit my job at a big magazine, in order to be a handbag designer.
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nobody did that back then. >> so what did you think? >> to be honest i was a little confused. i'm like, who quits an amazing job at a magazine to launch a handbag line in 1993. of course, everyone does it today, but for her to go and do that and really build an empire she has done over these decades is amazing. i'll tell you the first time i really knew she made it shortly after that was i was walking up and down canal street which is a big street in new york city and seeing fakes of those kate spade bags on the street and i thought, that is a real tribute to you in a weird, twisted way. that level of flattery because she created a bag that people could actually afford, but the fakes were really a representation of saying that covetability was so big. >> as you say everybody remembers their first kate spade bag and we will always remember kate spade. joe, thank you so much for sticking around. we appreciate that. >> thank you. over to george. >> thank you. of course, kate spade's death has shined a light on the difficult issue of suicide. we want to continue that conversation with our chief
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medical correspondent, dr. jen ashton and, jen, i know this issue hit home for you last year. something you haven't talked about before on the air, and that is the suicide of your ex-husband. >> right, george. and, you know, there's so much that we can talk about in terms of prevention and how complex a disorder suicide is and how we still don't understand a lot. there is, of course, recovery and treatment for the person that's suffering, but i really wanted to help people understand the second tragedy that happens to the family that's left behind. not just, you know, obviously thinking about kate spade's young daughter, and her husband, but people who are affected by suicide and are really the survivors. and i'm embarrassed to say, george, when it hit my family as a doctor, i didn't know a lot about it despite the fact that it had affected three of my really close friends. 20 years ago i didn't know anyone who was affected by suicide and now that list is sadly growing.
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but, you know, it leveled us. it leveled me. my children were 16 and 18 at the time and i was totally unprepared for the physical and emotional trauma that comes in the wake of that. >> and i can only imagine how difficult it was not only for you but for your children as well, and i do understand that they okayed your decision to come talk about this today. how did you all get through this together? >> they did okay it, george, and i'm so proud of them for that. the first thing is within 24 hours, we were all seated in our therapist's office on a sunday afternoon. we all went through a lot of therapy, both together and individually, and we're continuing to do that. i've told my children that will be a part of the rest of our lives, because there is a lot of shame and blame and guilt and anger that affects the people
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who live through suicide and are affected by it and we didn't want that to become a secondary tragedy in this. my whole focus as i was affected by this tragedy was keeping my stuff together for my children, because i certainly never expected to be a solo parent for the rest of my life and as any parent who's dealing with any crisis knows, your children look to you when they are struggling, and so that was and is my primary focus. >> and when you think about the lessons that come from all this hard, hard lessons, one of the most important, destigmatizing mental illness. >> so important, george. you know, i always say we should think of this no differently than heart disease or cancer, but mental illness does not discriminate. you know, my ex-husband was a physician. i'm a physician. for us it came out of the blue. sometimes there are warning signs, but this affects everyone
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and having that destigmatization is key so that we can bring awareness in a way that doesn't just happen when this affects a celebrity, and is more proactive and not reactive, and sometimes with mental illness, you know, if you can't see it, people think it's not as serious, but this is not a choice and this is real, and the more we can deal with the better, and the more lives will be saved. >> and i just have to believe that you sharing your story today will help in that effort as well to just completely destigmatize the illness and suicide. jen, thanks a lot for sharing. >> hopefully. if you know someone who is struggling with these issues go to our website, for information on how to help. now we want to go over to ginger. such a powerful message. you know it's very important to me as well. i want to remind everybody, i think just from my personal experiences, it's not just in-patient but outpatient. you can be helped in a lot of ways. you just have to say i need help and you know what? you also have to say that life is precious. that's what we want to bring you
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right now. your "gma" moment to give you smile or joy, and that is eli, everybody. the little puppy, yeah, the yorkie poo enjoying the playground i think than any child has in a long time. so grateful you shared that with us. share your "gma" moments, that good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco. our coolest afternoons today and tomorrow. highs will play a little tug-of-war friday, saturday and sunday before an extended heat wave develops next week. today our warmest temperatures, 70s in the north bay and east bay valleys. we'll have mid-to-upper 60s through the bay, into the south bay, and upper 50s along the coast to 61 in san francisco. upper 40s to mid-50s again tomorrow morning with a little drizzle possible and then look at the 90s next week! a little "pop news" with adrienne bankert.
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>> celebrate life with a smile this morning. okay, you recognize that music. it's the theme song to "sex and the city" and 20 years ago the ladies of the show strutted their way into fans' lives with their manolos and we learned so many things from the carrie, samantha, miranda and charlotte. take a listen. i think this moment from the show really sums up the struggle. the struggle is real. >> i am talking about the single gal. hallmark doesn't make a congratulations, you didn't marry the wrong guy card. >> all right, well, some things are timeless. the tributes and lengthy think pieces to the show's culture are pouring in everywhere. kim cattrall tweeting a kiss to one of them, highlighting a first review of the show from all those years ago, the tales of romance in new york city lasted six seasons and led to two movies. all the ladies continued acting and on broadway and cynthia nixon who played miranda is now even running for governor of new york, so you really can do anything you dream of. >> that is the truth.
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>> that's for sure. [ applause ] >> yeah. well, pennsylvania high school senior allison closs made headlines last month when she took danny devito to prom. she didn't take danny himself but she took a cardboard cutout of danny, duct taped to a plastic scooter. she put a tie on him, and a boutonniere. yeah, it turns out devito's co-star caught word and posted this image writing, hey, allison, i heard you took cardboard danny. what a coincidence he took cardboard allison to paddy's. referring to the beloved pub on their show. i don't know how many other cardboard cutouts will start trending on twitter. but allison tweeted back her thanks and said it fulfilled her dream of visiting paddy's pub, which she may not be old enough to go to in real life. dreams do come true. >> have a little fun. >> you know what, have a little fun. i'm glad danny devito isn't too busy. one of the most famous people on the planet.
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did something kind. an adorable dance-off. check out preston. doing the floss. check it out. a tsa agent started mimicking him. check it out. that's our moment right there. makes you all want to floss. get your floss on. >> i love his hand like little pump right there, yes. >> yes. everybody dance today. >> today. >> celebrate today. >> thank you, adrienne. we have our new series beauty from the inside out. i'm going to walk and talk. dermatologist and author, dr. whitney bowe is here and she says getting healthy skin is not just what you put on it, it's about what you put in your body. so this is fascinating stuff. we can treat ourselves inside out. >> we sure can. so right. basically, collagen is what keeps our skin looking firm and plump and smooth.
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and you can think of collagen like ropes of protein in the skin. now, when we're young those ropes are nice and tight. when we age, the ends get a little frayed. gets a little loose and that shows up as wrinkles and sagging of the skin. basically, our bodies can't repair the collagen as fast as we're breaking it down so i tell my patients, ideally you want to eat a well-balanced diet and get high-quality sources of protein in your diet to give your body the building blocks it needs to repair the collagen. there's one small study showing that collagen supplements might help to boost some of that restore that elasticity. >> okay, so, collagen supplements are not regulated by the fda. >> they are not. >> what do you recommend patients look for when they look to add collagen in their diet? >> so, if you want to look for a fish source on the label, it'll say fi omarine collage peptides. ideay you want that fi to be wild caught to keep things like antibiotics low, and you can also get it from cows, and that's going to be called bovine collagen. that you want to be grass fed or pasture raised. >> i've used both and put them in my coffee. >> fantastic. >> you can even put it in coffee
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or, i like to add it to a smoothie especially one that has things like blueberries and spinach rich in vitamin c and your body requires vitamin c to make collagen in the first place. >> okay, and so they work hand in hand together. >> you need them both. >> it's more powerful? >> absolutely, your body can't use the collagen peptides unless you also have vitamin c. >> there's also something called and i don't know if i can say this right -- an adaptogen. >> adaptogen. >> new word. >> are plants and herbs. they've been using ancient chinese ayurvedic medicine and some people believe they can help your body to cope with stress. so stress we know triggers your body to produce a hormone called cortisol and the jury is out, but i believe cortisol interferes with your collagen so ideally you want to dial those down, again, not fda regulated, but there are some like ashwagandha. you can taste some of my ashwagandha latte. it has a bitter flavor to it, so i like to put in turmeric or
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something that will not give you that bitterness. it comes in pills and liquids and powder, but it's interesting. it has animal and plant studies that says it can decrease cortisol levels. >> talk about what tuerumeric cn do. >> i love turmeric. it's got great anti-inflammatory properties and when we can dial down inflammation it's good for our overall health. >> all great information, dr. whitney bowe, thank you as always. thank you. coming up, we have a huge surprise for a very deserving young boy. he is about to find out he is going to tonight's nba finals game. stay with us.
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good morning. it's 8:27. i'm reggie aqui from "abc7 mornings." if you went to bed thinking that london breed was going to be the next mayor of san francisco, well, you're going to be in for a surprise. due to ranked choice voting, mark leno took the lead overnight. leno teamed up with fellow candidate jane kim to try to get each other's supporters to back them as their second-place choice, and at last count, he's ahead, but it's such a minor margin. we're talking about 1,100 votes. the san francisco elections department is supposed to provide another update for us at 4:00 p.m. but right now, traffic update from alexis. good morning, reggie. we do have a sig alert right now, if you're going to be
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traveling from the tracy area, you actually may want to stick to 580, altamont pass road at carroll road. that's closed eastbound due to a fatal motorcycle crash. the westbound side did reopen about 30 minutes ago, but it's definitely heavy through the area. and bay bridge toll plaza, still a backup into the maze but starting to thin out a bit. reggie? >> thank you, well, before it was even founded, a french teenager, bienville, scared away a british warship with just a story. and great stories kept coming. like when the military came and built the boats to win the war. [warplane] some are tales told around crowded tables.... [streetcar rumble] and others are performances fit for the stage. stella! cause for three hundred years, great stories have started the same way. one time, in new orleans.
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[crowd applause] good morning. if you're about to step outside,
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temperatures in the low to upper 50s. today, tomorrow our coolest days moving forward. it's going to get really hot away from the coast monday, tuesday, wednesday and thursday next week. >> okay, another update. we'll see you in about 30 minute ♪ best day of my life welcome back to "gma" and happy hump day, everybody. we've made it halfway through the week. we should be proud of ourselves. yes. [ applause ] >> we don't have an alternative. >> who is pumped for game three of the finals tonight? yes. [ applause ] well, all series long we've been surprisiing cav fans and warrio fans with tickets and we'll go back to t.j. in cleveland outside the lucky guy's house. hopefully they don't suspect anything even though you are standing in the front yard. [ laughter ] >> yeah, we try to do pretty good about these secret, right. we put a lot of effort into this. but as you know we're, of
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course, in town to cover, what, the nba finals but dent like to come to towns and communities without highlighting special people in those communities and right now behind that door is a young man who absolutely is special. his name is gio. he thinks we're here to do an interview about random acts of kindness everything, an organization and some of his charity work. that's partially true. what he doesn't know he needs to cancel whatever plans he what is tonight because we got some new ones for him but first take a look at why this kid stood out to us. ♪ giovani is a 10-year-old kid likes basketball hanging out with friends and family but what sets him apart is his commitment to helping others. it all started after a trip to a local homeless shelter with his mom cortney. >> he would be the skid that would bring every homeless person home to our house if he could. >> makes me sad that they don't have a place to go and everyone else has a place to go. >> reporter: giovani decided he needed to do something and turned his love for sewing into an act of kindness for those in
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need. >> we talk a lot about how something so small can make a big difference and if we all come together to do that it's kind of our goal. >> reporter: gio started with a lofty goal for himself. >> my personal goal was to make 200 pillows for the shelter. >> reporter: the fourth grader spent all of his time making sure others are comfortable. >> i love that he's taking his empathy and doing good in the world. i'm really proud of him. >> reporter: a huge cleveland cavaliers fan, this outstanding boy who is always thinking of others is about to get the surprise of a lifetime. [ applause ] >> t.j., i got to say what an incredible, incredible young man and this is the moment we've all been waiting for, you're right there. go ahead, go over there and get him. >> all right. let's see how this works. remember, he's just 10 years old, guys. let's try this. let's try this.
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i think they're out of school so he's here, he's up and they should be waiting on this. it's live as well. hey, guys, what's happening? gio, how are you doing. i'm t.j. holmes. good to meet you. >> hi there, cortney. good to meet you. will you step out here for a second. you all knew we were coming by today. my man, gio, you're a big lebron fan, cleveland cavaliers fan. you know we were talking about your charity work. you didn't know you are live on "good morning america." in front of a few million people. are you okay? >> yes. >> are you going to be all right? now, you have to help us understand. you're 10 and introduced the country to you and your charity work. how is it at 10 years old this was something that was important for you to do? you're sewing pillows for the homeless. other 10-year-olds want to play basketball which is okay but you're doing something special. >> yeah. >> why is that? >> well, it's just that i don't
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like when they don't -- well, it's just unfair because they don't have a home and people get to play basketball like you said and they don't. >> it's a good point and you want to raise a good kid and want him to do well in school but he's turned into a kid that is it doing something really special that's being recognized. how proud are you as a mom of taking this up on his own. >> so proud. it's who he's always been and i'm very grateful for that. >> how big of a fan are you, a cavaliers fan. >> big fan. >> they're going to wing this thing tonight. >> i hope. >> you hope? you're going to be watching tonight for sure? >> yeah. >> where are you watching? >> right here in the living room. >> oh, i'm sorry. that's not right actually because we're here to surprise you and tell you that you have two tickets to the finals game tonight. you're going to the nba finals game to see lebron. >> are you serious? that's not a joke, my man. [ applause ] that's not a joke. here you go. you have two tickets -- you can
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take anybody you want tonight to the nba finals game to see the cavs. now, i understand he went to his first cavs game just a couple of months ago. >> filly when he was 8. for his birthday. >> so this is a new surprise. are you -- >> who are you going to take? >> my mom. >> you're going to take -- that's a good answer. we wanted to highlight and say thank you for doing what you do and we wanted to give you a little reward. but this is real. you're going to the game tonight? that's crazy. what do you think? >> thank you. >> well, i hope gio cheers a little harder tonight. kind of a shy kid but we'll see you tonight at the game, all right. thank you so much for what you guys are doing. >> all right, t.j., thank you. i got to say not only is he an amazing young man but smart young man and figured he'd take his momma. yeah, that's what you do. you can see game three of 9 nba finals tonight at 9:00 p.m. eastern right here on abc. and coming up, we have hot
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summer hair trends. wait till you see how these women were transformed and how you can pull off the
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we are back now with the hottest hair trends this summer and we have easy ways to update your look this season. new beauty magazine editor sarah eggenberger is here and i'm going to channel my inner summer right now.
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freezing in times square. but you say summer, of course, is a great time to liven up your look and you have a few simple tips and tricks that can do what we're looking for. >> absolutely. because summer is a great time to change your hairstyle, freshen it up and the first thing people notice is your hairstyle. a couple looks that are adaptable, style, cuts and great looks we can show you how to adapt for the summer. >> we have audience members here who agreed to be our models and first up we have hillary. she is a working career woman with little time to spare and she wanted a quick fix to match her fast lifestyle so what did you do for hillary. >> so here is hillary's before picture and then here is her after. >> so what we did with hillary is took the pink -- pastels are trendy so we took it and turned it into an adaptable style. rose goal and very light. brightens her face and good for caramel complexions. amazing look to her face and really enhanced and then we took the wave, the hair wave and made
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it more of a chic style by slicking it back. >> very slicked back look that keeps it away from her face and cuts down on frizz. >> you have a mirror. what do you think? >> i love it. it's so cute. >> it looks beautiful. it is stylish and sleek. i love it. >> thank you, hillary. we appreciate it. now, sarah, we have katrina who has agreed to get a mo dramatic look. tell us what you did for her. >> here is katrina. >> the before right there and then here is after. [ applause ] >> she has bang. >> she has bangs. >> she's never had bangs before. first time getting bangs and what we did we added a thick bang to her cut, a blunt cut, very dramatic and contours her face and eyes and really frames her face well. and it looks great if you pull it back in a ponytail and int style and this summer, don't be afraid of bangs because they hide a multitude of sins, cover up breakouts and fine lines. >> these are longer bangs.
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i have to ask you, that's a boiled move. how do you feel right now. >> it looks great. amazing. >> i love it too. i think it looks nice. i feel it will be easier to style your hair now. >> absolutely. easy 0 pull it back. you have a great fresh style like you came from the salon. >> committed to the bangs. >> yes, i am. >> you look fantastic, katrina. thank you so much. and we have our final model, meghan, our lucky audience member. she's a teacher and mom of three. she says her style is taking a backseat. we have her before picture. les turn her around. >> here's meghan's reveal. >> meghan. >> you have some big cheers and big fans out there. >> i think they like this look. tell us what you did. her hair color is changed. >> isn't it amazing. look at the difference in her complexion, the tone and evenness and pops her skink. we added a strawberry blond to it. strawberry blond is adaptable because it freshens up your complexion, warms your hair and kind of resets that '60s, '70s red back.
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so it's a fresh take on summer. and then also we added in ghost layers. >> they are invisible layers. she still has the length and that's a very obvious layer, instead it gives you that volume and texture to your hair. >> where are them? underneath. >> underneath all throughout. you can see as i wave through her hair you can see how lightly they are shaded in. very light, soft layer that you add into a longer hairstyle. >> meghan, you're smiling. what do you think. >> i'm thrilled. i absolutely love it. i can't wait for my husband to see it. >> have you ever been a redhead before. >> i have not. this is the first time. >> well, that will be fun when you go home. you look fantastic and, sarah, i know you have great ways to jazz up your summer style. how can you maintain these looks? they all have professionals doing their hair this morning. how do they take it home and how do people at home watching give themselves that look? >> to maintain healthy hair and a great style, what you want to do is put away hot tools, right?
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let the summer go all natural. have those curls and put them in braids and buns and twists and don't forget to hydrate at the end coconut oil and add nutrients back into your hair. >> coconut oil, i like that. thank you so much. and thank to you peter for helping create these summer looks. you all look beautiful. all of sarah's tips are on our website, and, ginger, you're right there. take it away. >> now i want strawberry blond hair with bangs. how about we do "gma's" pollen report sponsored by claritin. i can't even speak i've got such bad allergies. so many folks saying the same thing, the tree pollen high in utah up through idaho and grass pollen from east of the cascades through the rockies into the central plains and the ohio river valley, mid-atlantic. we are hurting. you two said i don't even suffer. aren't you
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good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco. even with a mostly sunny afternoon, look at the temperatures in my 12-hour day planner. they are well below average, and it will be cool again tomorrow, but look at the heat next week! >> they said i'm nervous when i came over here. don't be nervous. michael, head up to you. >> all right, thank you so much, ginger. now to "the bachelorette." a lot of thought goes into the looks that becca rocks on the show. abc's marci gonzalez has a peek inside becca's closet with the stylist who makes her look so good. >> holy crap. ♪ turn down for what >> reporter: this season bachelorette becca is back. >> god, that's so satisfying. >> reporter: and destroying all memories of her ex on h very first one-on-one date going from scorned to front and center
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fashionista. fans will see becca rocking 118 different outfits this season. her runway worthy style takes up an entire room. her fashion guru, bachelorette stylist carrie hand selected rack after rack of top shoes, accessories and, of course, gowns like this one from becca's first night meeting the guys. >> that's what i call it. >> reporter: she admits she needs help. >> the amount of times i asked if i could wear my robe or slippers other just anything comfortable, their like, becca, stop asking this. >> reporter: giving us a sneak peek at her wardrobe favorites. >> this did so amazing. i love it. it's a good one. >> reporter: the bachelorette bouncing back from heartache in style. >> is looking good the best revenge? >> it's one of them, definitely. >> reporter: for "good morning america," marci gonzalez, abc news, los angeles. >> a lot goes into that
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wardrobe. and you can see a new episode of "the bachelorette" monday night at 8:00 p.m. eastern right here on abc. coming up, calum scott and leona lewis, they're going to perform live. they're going to brighten up our wednesday, everybody. we'll be right back. "gma's" pollen report sponsored by nondrowsy 24-hour claritin. live claritin clear.
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superstar. >> i paid him to say that. >> you paid him to say that. >> yeah, she paid me. >> now, so -- i'm going to ask you a question now. what went through your mind when calum sent you the song. >> i loved the song. it's just -- i feel like it's a classic, an instant classic. he sounded amazing on it and i kind of played around and did my parts and then it just came together so, yeah, thank you for asking me to do it. >> you're welcome. >> how much did he pay you for that? [ laughter ] >> a lot more. >> a lot more. >> enough. >> i'm curious, calum. you're a big fan of leona. do you have a favorite song? >> yeah, i mean many. but "being in love" i think is my all-time favorite. >> that's a good thing to you. leona, how about you. >> i heard calum when he sang "dancing on my own" did a rendition of it which i fell in love with his voice but all of the songs on his album "only human" are amazing. very personal. i know the stories behind them all so i'm very proud of him.
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>> well, we're happy and that you guys are here to join us and you're going to perform for us right now. we cannot wait to hear this. here's calum scott and leona lewis with "you are the reason." [ applause ] ♪ there goes my heart beating 'cause you are the reason ♪ ♪ i'm losing my sleep please come back now ♪ ♪ there goes my mind racing and you are the reason ♪ ♪ that i'm still breathing i'm hopeless now ♪ ♪ i'd climb every mountain and swim every ocean ♪
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you gotta go to ross. ♪ "good morning america" is sponsored by slack where work happens. >> big thank you to calum scott and leona lewis. that was really beautiful. thank you so much. and a big thanks to all the musician, thank you guys so much. thanks for watching. we'll see you tomorrow.
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and good morning. it's 8:59. i'm reggie aqui from "abc7 mornings." let's look at your weather with meteorologist mike nicco. >> hi, reggie, thank you very much. hi, everybody! look at all that sunshine. high clouds today, so we'll call it mostly sunny. just caution if you're out over the ocean or on the bay, it's going to be very breezy and choppy. let's take a look at our temperatures. they stretch from 58 at half moon bay to about 78 in santa rosa. five to ten degrees cooler than average. we'll dee do it again tomorrow. sneak peek at next week, heat wave's on the way. alexis? >> good morning, mike. sig alerts on altamont pass road has cleared, so good news. bad news is a crash in the north bay, four vehicles involved. southbound 101 past lucas valley road. the far right lane is blocked and you are jammed from state route 37. earlier crash has cleared on the richmond side of the richmond-san rafael bridge, too, but still some backups on
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westbound 580. >> thank you, alexis. time now for "live with kelly and ryan." we'll see you again at 11:00 a.m. for the "abc7 midday news." and of >> announcer: it's "live with kelly and ryan!" today, star of "american woman," alicia silverstone. and summer driving gardening t. plus, performing their new hit "deep water," american authors. all next on "live!" ♪ [cheers and applause] and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest! [cheers and applause] ♪


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