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tonight reclusive richard simmons breaks his silence. >> sometimes we get lost in our sadness. >> not seen in public for over two years, fans fearing the worst. >> rumors that he's been held hostage and gained 50 pounds. now richard simmons comes out of hiding to tell "e.t" wh really going on. >> and b affleck speaks out about jennifer garner's "vanity fai fai fair" interview. plus blake shelton's instafamil and beyonce's former band mate, why did she leave the band just before destiny's child blew up? >> they became just huge, i
remember crying at night. >> hear how she finally reunited with b. and new kabloom. indicate kwli katy perry and orlando bloom traveling the world together. and who are the two stars that fans are absolutely losing their minds over? now for march 14, 2016, this is "entertainment tonight." hello, everyone and thanks for joining us. samantha harris here in for nancy o'dell. and there is big news to start the week, richard simmons held hostage? he set the record straight as fans worry. michelle turner has tonight's top story. >> where did richard simmons go? >> there are strong fears for the safety and well-being of the star. >> so what happened to richard simmons? after a two-year public absence, the fitness guru broke his silence about all kinds of rumors to "e.t." weight gain, witchcraft, even kidnapping. >> i'm not kidnapped, i'm under no spell. sometimes we get lost in our
s >> here's what had people really concerned. richard's last public appearance a fund-raiser for california's health insurance exchange. then in january of last year, the lapd responded to anonymous tip and came here to richard's mansion here in the hollywood hills, he was found to be alert and responsive. our last sit down with richard was in august of 2013 and this moment caught our attention. >> when the king gets depressed, he doesn't call for his wife or the cook, he calls for the little man with the pointed hat. and he says to the court jester, make me laugh. and i am that court jester. >> on saturday in a story called the haunted day light of richard simmons, the "new york daily news" cited a former friend who said that richard is being
tormented by witchcraft under the care of his housekeeper. that housekeeper is teresa who lives in his house. >> is she holding you hostage? >> no, teresa has been with me for 30 years, so we're like an old married couple. >> when was the last time you actually left your house? >> i go on rides and i go on walks, but, you know, i haven't done any television lately. i still weigh 150. i work out every day, i have a gym here at the house and i'm very healthy. it was time for me to take some time to be by myself. you know, for the last 40 years, i've been traveling, teaching classes, and i had a knee injury, so i had a knee replacement which was very difficult for and now my other knee is hurting and i don't want to have another replacement. so i've just been taking it no one should be worried about me. >> our relationship with richard goes all the way back to when
"e.t" began. here's our first interview more than 30 years ago and what he told us about his plans for an exciting come back. meanwhile ben affleck is now speaking out about his ex, jennifer garner. ben was all smiles this weekend at l.a.x., taking not just one or two, but 21 selfishes with fans in just three minutes. why so happy? probably because he had a big movie to promote. but today we're learning the new fallout from ben's "vanity fair" admissions, jen actually cancelled a "new york times" interview day after the article dropped, he blamed a migraine. the interview finally happened just hours before h and jen made their separate oscar party appearances. what h about their relationship now? there's a keyword, quote, jen's a great person, we're on great terms. i just saw her this morning and
that's the reality i live in. as for why she thinks that je next talked so publicly about their split and nanny gate, is over with. it's just for her new role, ironically, she plays a mom who loses it after her marriage falls apart after the movie the trials of palos verdes. >> thank you you all for being so patient. because i know new movies are a hassle. >> this weekend this video went entire rule of jen crashing a mother daughter dance while shooting the film. we spoke with three of the still surprised moms while she was there. >> i was telling my daughter, who is she, mom? first i said it was a capital one commercial and then i said. it was 13 going on 30. >> it was a wild weekend for blake shelton, he took his first shot at hosting the choice awards and she was slimed and he
turned into a f night with girlfriend gwen stefani's kids. >> i like those kids a lot. >> ah, gwen, how did the globetrotter actually make it date night. stef, ani was over 5,000 miles away at a fashion shoot, but thanks to snap chat gwen wasn't far away. she sent an orange carpet representative, seems like blake wearing cowboy boots fro some friends. and while her voice crew was there helping blake, gwen was freaking out, begging fans to help her find a live stream of the show from japan. >> the 2016 kids choice awards. >> s trk gwen then posted blame's slime
moment, tweeting, omg, love social media, i wish i could be there too. >> i'm looki hotter than ever. meghan trainor got nosey on her snap chat. her date, dad gary. megan has made her new album, thank you, a family affair. >> my mom is singing on my album. she's saying she loves me. and john stamos was surprisingly solo at nancy reagan's funeral on friday. >> caused quite a stir this week having some ice cream with a lady friend. >> i got to get into the awards. >> how did you guys meet? are you happy? >> while he didn't avoid a good sliming, maybe kaitlin will like this look, as for shelton, he'll be reunited with gwen on saturday night. but hi blake has a couple of days to
scrub all that slime off before he's back on stage and bllke is playing buffalo, new york on thursday as his national tour continues. >> the kabloom romance story continues. katy perry and orlando bloom just got back from europe. katy's trying really hard to avoid paparazzi as she walked through l.a.x. on saturday. dressed down in track pants and a baseball cap and covering her face. but things must have gone well for kabloom where orlando was introduced to orlando's mom on saturday night. but he was all smiles as he trailed ten minutes behind her. >> this is a strange convince dance. >> the couple managed to defy the photographers, no one got a shot of them together. they even left the airport separately. another l.a.x. mob scene. >> selena gomes craziness. >> the most popular celeb on instagram with almost 70 million
followers had to be ushered through a crush of fans and photographers on friday. but by saturday night, selena was back on stage in vegas with her idol celine dion. she totally fan girled in a celine t-shirt posting pics with her posse. model having a total girl's day before taylor dropped carly off at her hotel. our favorite thing about check out taylor's cat stickers on her phone. plus the kardashian effect. okay so she's technically a jenner, but kiley's fast becoming the most popular sister of the bunch. fans are waiting to catch a glimpse of her. the sugar factory opening in chicago. kiley dressed in a bubble gum pink suede minidress snap chatted during the event.
meanwhile kiley's empire is expanding. she's one of the faces of the new campaign debuting today. coming up "e.t," our pre tonight's bachelor finale who will ben choose? >> find out why this "voice" contestant dropped out of destiny's child before they made it big. >> what was it like watching those girls as they go along their journey? then the cast of empire is giving up some new season secrets. and we're behind the scenes as supergirl turns supersexy. >> there's some kissing going n on set right there. >> we'll be right back.
season en things were a little crazy in the lion's world. so we went to the party looking for some secrets before the show returns on the 30th this is how you get "empire" news, get the cast together and pry those secrets loose. >> what we did offset, we hug each other, and then the moment somebody walks away, we talk about them. >> terrence took over the panel that i got to host. meanwhile on the red carpet set to rest the rumor that trey buyers is leaving the show. >> i love being here. i don't know how many times i can say it, i love being here. >> well, somebody dies. i'm going to tease tha and, you know, you don't know who takes over empire. >> this exclusive look at the mid season premier, lucious
wages war for the empire. >> you think this is some kind of game? >> get out of my office. >> on tonight's episodes of supergirl and tonight's episode, kayly makes a play. >> supergirl is hit with red kryptonite, loses her inhibition, you will not believe what comes out of her mouth in this episode. >> you're getting hit on by supergirl. how do you turn down a superhero? >> >> very carefully. >> that's some kissing going on on set there. >> this is pretty cool. >> the "e.t" family was all over the place, michelle moderated the blackish panel and one of the best moments was when tracey ellis roth admitted she didn't really care for casey anderson. what she tells me about being in a band with beyonce and playing backup for prince. plus tonight, it's the bachelor finale, find out who
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now our preview of tonight's bachelor finale. >> he's thinking about something and it's making me nervous. >> ben who said the l-word both ladies, will either choose lauren or the one that re has baggage, jojo. >> do i love him more than he loves me? >> my prediction is lauren b, that was a smile. you're turning red. i can tell. >> so who's the next bachelor we hear it could be kayla, who told us she was game. >> i might do it again because i did fall in love. >> or it could be whomever ben doesn't pick. all will be revealed tonight on abc. tonight on nbc, it's "the voice" and the battle rounds begin. t, tamar davis spent her entire
career so close to stardom. she played with prince and was an early member of the group that eventually became destiny's chiid. but maybe, finally maybe, it's her time. that's beyonce back in 1993, look behind her, there's tama her parents pulled her out of the ggoup so she could go to school. meanwhile the band "girls time" was renam destiny's child. oh, what could have been. >> what was it like watching those girls as you're going to school and you're like aye, aye, aye. >> i remember crying at night, and they just became huge. it was very hard for me. i had not spoken to the girls since we were 10 years old. >> 13 years later, tamar and beyonce reunited at the grammys. >> beyonce was in a role in front of me and we ended up hugging each other. an i was like, are we really grown women hugging each other the grammys?
i'll never forget that moment. >> she's now an early standout on the voice. but tamar's story is proof that everyone has their own path to succession. >> right now patty labelle is her advisor. but before that, prince considered her his muse. there she is in 2006, "e.t" cameras caught her singing backup with another star in her corner, tyler perry, he's actually the only reason she's there. >> he kept saying, how are you going to pursue your music? you s do the voice? and i keptsaying, no, no, no. so then i finally said, okay, mr. perry, i'll do it. >> i got to ask you, the voice said, let's reach out to prince, maybe kelly roadman or michelle? >> i would love to do a beyooce song. >> is there a prince song you want to do? >> if prince would clear purple rain and someh just come out
of the floor and play, hands down. >> we also spoke to denny who's on pharell's team as an advisor. and they shared this piece of advice. >> don't be afraid to get out of your comfort zone because the greatest part of you is the undiscovered part of you. it seems only fitting when richard simmons decided to tell why he disappeared from the public eye, he chose "e.t." we have followed richard for 30 years, every tear, every triumph. every inspirational moment. >> they trust me, they trust me with their lives and i trust them with my life. >> richard was just 33 years old, that charisma and hiss gift to motivate was there from the beginning. >> you made a mistake, but that's okay, we can fix it. >> now that he's going through his alone time, we sensed his commitment to help others is still very much there but he needs some time.
>> i'm very belove people have always been good to me. and i ju people to know that i love them very much, but it's time right now for richard simmons to take care of richard simmons. >> "e.t" has spent so much time with richard he's like family. he more than just help people loses weight, he lifts up their souls. >> that's what my videos do more than anything is make somebody say, hey, i may not everybody be a size 5, but i'm a terrific person. people have been wonderful to me, they have accepted me, they have loved me and i appreciate all of them and i will for the rest of my life. >> in 2005, he took us to new orleans right after hurricane katrina devastated his hometown. >> oh, my god, this is bourbon street. how are they going to get this water out? this is my home, this is where i started.
>> in recent years richard helped judge our annual "e.t" pot luck contest and he even served as our special correspondent for "dancing with the stars" where he previewed the dancing at his hollywood hil >> it's broadway night on "dancing with the stars." >> and while we miss him and his boondless energy, he promises that we'll see him again soon. >> one day i'll come back, but right now, i'm just busy do some of the wonderful things that i'm doing. i'm writing a new book and just doing things for me. >> when you give so much for so long, it takes a toll on you, take some time for youuself. but richard, we will be waiting for you right here. and tomorrow we have more priceless moments from our "e.t" vault. >> next "e.t." >> just so hot. just a lot going on. >> inside the house where he's been hiding for years. as we look at his battle
we are out of time and we have one more thing for you to check out as we say good night. >> luke bryan and dierks bentley shooting a program for th awards, dierks is taking over co-hosting duties from blake shelton. >> the show has reputation of being a little looser. >> what are you doing for the show? >> just whatever, and just lose a little money gambling because that motivates me to works harder.
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