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good morning, america. coast to coast holiday travel alert right now. severe weather snarls travel, flooding, tornadoes and powerful storms threaten to wreak havoc or millions on the air and road. donald trump lashing out at hillary clinton at a raleigh demanding an apology for saying isis is using him to recruit terrorists and mocking her last lost to president obama? she was favored to win and she got [ bleep ]. she lost. she lost. >> the brand-new poll showing trump and ted cruz pulling away from their rivals. supersharp suspended. the nfl comes down hard on one of its stars for this dirty hit, odell beckham jr. and his team coming to his defense. why they felt threatened by these baseball bats at the field. what went wrong at the miss universe pageant.
>> i have to apologize. the backlash this morning. conspiracy theories calling it a publicity stunt and the pageant facing threats of a lawsuit. we speak live to one of the judges what happened behind the scenes only on "gma." and good morning, america. okay, so are you ready, three days to go. >> kind of. >> kind of. >> christmas is coming. today is the busiest delivery day of the year but you still have a little more time to get out there, make the final -- >> what about getting yourself where you need to go? it will be busy if you're heading out, be prepared for traffic. long lines at the airport and tomorrow, i hate to tell you, could be worse. wednesday is expected to be the busiest day on the highways and wicked weather across the country is not going to help. rob marciano is starting us off with that. good morning, rob. >> yeah, today is no picnicment tomorrow worse across the roads in the east.
i-40, i-80 and i-95. west, snow at the higher elevations, i-5 from seattle to san francisco will be wet but over the siskiyous, snow and ice. air tomorrow the east coast will be the biggest issue with low clouds and low visibility from chicago, atlanta, d.c. and new york, as well. today, dallas, you've got a severe weather threat could see tornadoes but a greater threat as this system moves off to the east. memphis, nashville and birmingham and again on supplements and monday for folks who might be traveling back for next week. >> you're just full of good news today. merry christmas. >> okay, thank you. the race for president now, "your voice, your vote," and that new national poll shows some big moves, ted cruz on the rise pulling close to donald trump, the two of them pulling away from the rest of the field as donald trump has colorful language for hillary clinton. jon karl issen 0 the trail. good morning, jon. >> reporter: ted cruz is rising
fast, but donald trump remains on top and he is now aiming his harshest attacks at hillary clinton. overnight at a packed rally in grand rapids, michigan, donald trump went on an odd diatribe against hillary clinton. using a sexually derogatory term to describe how she got beat by barack obama in 2008. >> she was favored to win and she got [ bleep ]. she lost. i mean she lost. >> reporter: and he went after her for what she said in the abc democratic debate. >> what happened to her? no, she's terrible. she's terrible. donald trump is on video and isis is using him on the video to recruit and it turned out to be a lie. >> reporter: that you would sponsor -- >> reporter: that's a reference to this moment from the debate. >> they are going to people showing videos of donald trump insulting islam and muslims in order to recruit more radical
jihadists. >> reporter: clinton's campaign is providing no direct evidence that that has happened. trump has demanded an apology. hillary clinton says hell no she won't apologize. you've demanded an apology. what now? >> look, she lies and has been a liar whether e-mails or -- >> reporter: said hell no. >> she doesn't want to apologize. that's okay. that's up to her but she lied and she should apologize. >> reporter: the argument she's paying beyond the video is that your words are being broadcast throughout the arab world and, you know, why -- i mean, is there any doubt that isis would use what you're saying about muslims. >> but there is no argument beyond the video. she said donald trump is on a video and they're distributing the -- you know, et cetera, et cetera, okay, and there really is no argument beyond the video. they are using lots of things, i imagine to recruit but they didn't use me on a video and i'm not sure they used me at all frankly. >> reporter: he angrily dismissed suggestions he is the republican hillary clinton could
beat most eastly. >> when they say they want to run against me that means they don't want to run against me. >> reporter: i saw you tweet about it. >> i did. >> reporter: you talk to democrats. they say they would love nothing more to run against you. >> because that's a smart thing for them to say. >> i have to apologize. >> reporter: and for the first time on camera trump, the former owner of the miss universe pageant who sold the organization after a controversy about his comments on immigrants weighed in on the screw-up sunday night when miss colombia was briefly crowned the winner by mistake. what was your reaction when you saw that happen and you saw them crown the wrong winner. >> it was just a mistake. he read the card wrong. simple. he just read it wrong. crazy the way life works. it will probably end up being a good thing -- all over the world that's what they want to ask about. >> reporter: trump told me he believes hillary clinton will be a tough opponent for republicans, but, george, he is absolutely insistent that he is the republican best poised to
beat her. >> let's go back to that new poll out. trump holding up at the top. cruz moving up a lot and big moves for some of the other contenders beneath. >> reporter: yeah, moves down for ben carson and for marco rubio. they both lost significant ground over the last month. the other movement is at the back of the pack can chris christie moving up slightly, still at the back but moving ahead within the margin of error of jeb bush. >> yeah, he's moving up in new hampshire, as well. jon karl, thanks very much. we have new information about that horrifying scene on the las vegas strip. and the woman who intentionally drove into crowds of tourists killing a young mother and injuring dozens more. abc's kayna whitworth is live at the scene for us. good morning, kayna. >> reporter: lara, good morning to you. we're learning this morning that the woman behind the wheel shouldn't have been driving at all. her license had been recently suspended. this morning, police saying 24-year-old lakeisha holloway is on suicide watch after allegedly plowing through nearly 40 people
killing a mother of three on the busy las vegas strip, all while her own 3-year-old daughter was in the car. >> it looked like she wasn't even trying to stop the car. she had both of her hands on the wheel and was looking straightforward. >> reporter: the police report stating holloway described a stressful period of time where she was trying to rest and sleep inside her vehicle with her daughter. but kept getting run off by security. overnight, her cousin saying holloway would never do something like this on purpose. >> none of it made any sense, just didn't add up to who she is. she love her family. she loved her daughter. she loved god. this was just traumatic for everybody. >> reporter: once a resident for oregon working for the forest service for a program designed to help at risk youth she was touted as a case study even receiving a role model award in 2012 speaking about her experience. >> i beat the odds and was the first in my immediate family to graduate high school. >> reporter: poic putting out
the statement it's hard to believe la'keshia did this. she was such a great kid while she was part of our program. holloway was emotionless when she was arrested sunday night. her daughter, now in protective custody while police search for her father. holloway's deadly ride ending in this casino parking lot. >> she left the scene and left her toddler within the vehicle and contacted a valet parker and advised that she had ran over some individuals and requested the valet parker to call 911. >> reporter: there are reports this morning that she changed her name in the last couple of months, now she changed are it to paris paradise morton and, george and lara, you may remember investigators initially said they had a hard time learning about her past and that might be part of the reason why. >> all right, kayna, thank you so much. just does not add up. >> so much promise before. okay, we'll move on to more trouble for chipotle. the cdc investigating another e. coli outbreak linked to the chain. this one in three states coming after that outbreak in november
sickened dozens and abc's linsey davis here with the latest. good morning, linsey. >> reporter: good morning, george. this is one of five disease outbreaks the burrito chain has had since july. the cdc says the latest bacteria has a different genetic fingerprint. this morning chipotle is at the center of another e. coli outbreak. the cdc is investigating a second outbreak of the virus affecting customers in three states, five people say they got sick after eating at the burrito giant in the last two weeks of november. >> i just felt like i take the same risk no matter where you go to eat. >> i don't think i'll be eating chipotle at all. >> reporter: this is just the latest blow to chipotle. two weeks ago more than 140 boston college students were sickened with norovirus after eating here and earlier this year, 52 people became sick in nine different states after falling ill with e. coli. back then as a precaution, the restaurant closed several of its stores to clean and discard
ingredients before re-opening. as for this latest outbreak, a spokesman for chipotle tells abc news it was not unexpected saying we have indicated before that we expected that we may see additional cases stemming from this. since this issue began, we have completed a comprehensive reassessment of our food safety programs adding, we're confident that we can achieve i level of food safety risk that is near zero. chipotle has already made massive changes in response and is now centralizing the preparation of some vegetables and also moving away from its use of locally sourced ingredients which the company often used as a selling point to differentiate itself from other fast food chains and once again chipotle's stock dropped significantly yesterday in the wake of this more than 3% and while health officials don't know what the culprit is they think it likely is produce. >> it's a real trade-off on the local sourcing. >> exactly and really unfortunate. this was something that was really significant for them that people liked. >> absolutely.
linsey, thank you. now to a major security breach at one of the nation's busiest airports just as millions of americans get set to fly for the holiday, this morning, we are learning about a man who managed to get on to the runway at jfk in new york city shutting down part of the airport and david kerley is at reagan national with details. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning. this happened at the american airlines terminal. a man seen walking across a taxiway. we're just learning about it this morning. it happened nine days ago. now, according to our station wabc, a cargo worker even went up to the man and asked him if he had an airport badge and used profanity and said don't say anything and kept walking toward the terminal and disappeared. he got over a piece of fence that didn't have sensors which is alarming for a new york congressman. >> we could not allow that there be any weak links. the days we live in, we have zero room for error. >> reporter: now this is not the
first breach at jfk and it is very concerning for new york politicians, the port authority still looking for this man, looking at closed circuit video to try to figure out where he is and where he went. >> yeah, concerning to say the least. thank you. now dan has the morning's other top stories starting with news from space, i understand. >> that's right, good morning, everybody. we'll start with a milestone accomplishment in space travel. the private company spacex launched an unmanned rocket from cape canaveral sending several satellites into orbit and made history when the rocket flew back to the launch spice and the booster landed upright. reusable rockets like this could dramatically lower the cost of space travel paving the way for space tourism. we have learned that one of the six american service members killed in that suicide bombing in afghanistan on monday was a new york city police detective. joseph lemm was on his second deployment in afghanistan with the air national guard. the taliban which claimed responsibility for the attack made significant gains in recent fighting.
a grand jury in texas decided not to indict any sheriff's deputy or jail staff in the death of sandra bland. as you may remember she was pulled over last summer and later died in her cell. investigators say she hanged herself. her family, however, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. look at this. police dash cam out of michigan capturing a joyride in progress. when the driver spins out, the officer is surprised to see who gets out and runs, it's an 8-year-old girl and her 13-year-old brother. he was the one driving. the car belongs to their father's girlfriend. that teenager, the 13-year-old now facing several charges. and finally on a lighter note some new numbers suggest hallowed christmas traditions may not be fading. first christmas cards, down by 1.5 billion since 2002. according to the u.s. postal service and nearly 50% decline and then mistletoe. a survey says only one in seven people shared a kiss last year. george is always telling us with poll numbers you got to dig
below the top line number and look at the guts of the poll so we did that and found out 1 out of 50 said they'd like to kiss a colleague under it and 1 out of 100 said they wanted to kiss boss. hr executives are applauding these numbers. >> you needed a poll. >> 1 out of 50 want to kiss their co-corkers. >> just 1 out of 50. >> that's right. >> she did it, ali. not me. >> i made my selection. sorry, george. sorry, ali. sor sorry. >> can you recover from this? >> we'll try to move on. it's fairly serious. the suspension for one of the nfl's top stars, that's the giants odell beckham jr. out for one game for this vicious helmet-to-helmet hit in this loss to the panthers. he's been widely blasted for that dirty play, you see it right there but his team says there's more to the story and abc's ryan smith has the
details. >> reporter: odell beckham is one of the fans' favorites. after one season in the league and famous for those acrobatic one-handed catches being vilified slammed for taking dangerous shots at an opponent and the controversy is just beginning to unfold. this is the play that sacked odell beckham jr. the new york giants star diving into a pile, slamming into carolina panthers cornerback josh norman head-to-head. >> you end players' careers like that. >> he came back and was hunting and malicious in every way. >> reporter: beckham got three unsportsmanlike penalties and the nfl suspending him for one game saying his actions placed a fellow player at unnecessary risk. after the game, beckham saying his competitive spirit took over. >> competing against one of the best teams in the league and anybody who has a passion for football will go as hard as they can. >> reporter: one dits securing him for being a sore loser.
>> he behaved like a complete jerk. >> reporter: but his team believes there may be more than meets the eye. giants sources telling espn panthers fans yelled anti-gay slurs and members of the panthers holding baseball bats on the field allegingly pointing them at beckham and these created an edgy tone for the game. >> there are people in the giants organization who believe that odell beckham jr. felt threatened by the actions of at least one panther who was carrying a bat and helped incite him. >> reporter: but the panthers denying the slurs and the threats. their spokesman saying bats on the field are tradition and nothing new. panthers players showing others carrying bats saying they're used as motivational tools symbolizing bringing the wood on the field. now, according to espn, beckham has appealed the suspension which is expected to be heard wednesday and ruled upon before next sunday's giants game but
many, guy, saying that beckham went too far with this and that the punishment wasn't far enough. >> not likely to turn around, is it? >> i don't think so, but you never know. it was out of control. >> it was watching it. nonstop. >> stunning. >> ryan, thank you very much. moving on now to scary moments at seaworld in orlando. dozens trapped for hours, 200 feet above the ground in a ride called the sky tower. abc's reena ninan has the story. >> reporter: a sky high scare at seaworld. vacationers stuck hundreds of feet above ground. >> i want to get out of this thing. >> reporter: the more than 40-year-old rotating 400-foot sky tower elevator. >> the tower is stuck with approximately 50 people and two employees. >> reporter: didn't move for about three hours. firefighters. >> establishing seaworld command. >> reporter: arrive for the rescue as parents try to calm children. >> chill out and rest. >> reporter: finally a basket.
>> they're bringing supplies up with them. >> reporter: carrying a technician as well. once on top of the sky tower the technician was able to get the ride to move. >> the technician was able to jerk the ride free which did cause some people a little bit of panic as we jumped a little bit. >> reporter: finally lowering back to ground. for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news, new york. >> customers say they were told the emergency brake got stuck. seaworld, however, would not comment. fortunately no one was injured. >> yeah, thank goodness. rob, you had the bad weather news. now the record heat for christmas. >> first day of christmas on the calendar and we're talking about records going to be blown out of the water on thursday. christmas eve temperatures in the 70s from new york to d.c. and atlanta and raleigh.
>> good morning, everybody. i'm meteorologist karen rogers. storm tracker6 live double scan showing the light rain has moved into philadelphia now, our western suburbs have been wet for awhile. the first half of the day pretty wet today. let's take a look outside right now and show you what it looks like. lots of clouds and it's damp at philadelphia international airport. it's mild though. temperatures in the 50's. check out your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast. a high today of 64. but periods of rain especially the first half of the day. second half mostly just cloudy skies. tomorrow dense fog and rain. morn taking us behind the scenes of that moment. we can't stop talking about only
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>> good morning, everybody i'm meteorologist karen rogers. you need the umbrella if you're headed out. it's mild. 55 but it is wet. we're looking at some light steady rain. it was just in the western suburbs earlier. we can see how now it's pushed through philadelphia into delaware and parts of south jersey. it will blanket the region for the first half of the day. we're going to have rain on and off at times today, not terribly heavy. a mild high of 64 so if you have some errands to do the second half of the day looks drier. tomorrow dense fog and a soaking rain, 64 degrees for your high. rain on and off all day tomorrow. thursday christmas eve we're going to shatter records with 76 for your high with some showers at night, tam. >> all right, thank you, karen. that's it for us right now. we'll send you back to "gma" but we'll see you back here in
welcome back to "gma." boy, painful moments, so hard to watch, even harder not to look at it. miss colombia had to take off that crown after steve harvey revealed he got the winner wrong. we're going to hear from one of the judges live about what happened behind the scenes. >> ouch. also right now, donald trump calling out hillary clinton demanding an apology for saying videos of the gop front-runner are being used by isis to recruit jihadists. this as a new poll shows ted cruz pulling closer to trump and two candidates pulling away from the rest of the field. the two of them. really pulling away. 36 million, that's how many packages u.p.s. expects to deliver today. the busiest day of the year. up by a million from last year. one of those is my gift to you, dan. >> that's a surprise. speaking of last-minute,
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moment might have gotten to him. now we got all these theories out there, a lawsuit pending, people can't accept it. it's maybe is as simple as he made a mistake. >> miss universe 2015 is colombia. >> reporter: how could he make such a mistake? >> i have toapologize. the first runner-up is colombia. miss universe 2015 is philippines. >> reporter: this morning some on social media are suggesting there may be more to the story. the sentiment echoed by thousands of others on twitter. i generally don't buy conspiracy theories but this is the most attention the miss universe pageant has gotten since, well, ever. harvey made no excuses and repeatedly and emphatically said
it was his fault alone. >> i made a mistake. i didn't read first runner-up on the card. >> niecy nash who posted this with fellow judge perez hilton. >> people are going crazy in here. oh, my gosh. >> reporter: speculation is that the teleprompter could have led to the gaffe but miss australia says seesaw with her own eyes the teleprompter got it right. >> all the girls saw philippines, you may now take your first walk as miss universe. >> reporter: while both contestants handled themselves with dignity and poise, the country of colombia is fighting mad. the hashtag that translates the crown must be respected is trending and a colombiian law firm says two of its attorneys are filing suit saying the crown is an acquired right that cannot be taken away from us. even miss colombia's fellow countrywoman sofia vergara is getting in on the act with a caption that translates, the
queen anyway. some are floating the suggestion that maybe they should share the crown, lara, no word on that just yet. >> all right, t.j., well, joining us now exclusively is perez hilton, one of the judges. i have to ask what were you and the other judges thinking when you heard the name miss colombia called? >> my first thought was, wow, this is rigged because i knew how i voted and i knew how all the other judges voted. all of us voted for philippines to win so we were in shock and then when we found out that there was a mistake, i was like, this is brilliant. they did this on purpose for publicity. i mean that's how my mind works. >> well, you're not alone in that. but let me ask you, you were there, what do you think went wrong on that stage? >> well, you know, since the pageant there have been reports that steve missed part of rehearsals, that he was out gambling and drinking and having a good time. he made a mistake but he also
could have been tired and hung over. you know, he just didn't do his job well. period. >> i mean, but we've heard there's a tele3r0789er that you could see the names in the teleprompter. from your vantage point because i've been a judge and i've been the host of miss america and i know it's live tv. it is happening, it's very fluid. but did you see anything that could have gone wrong that made this happen? >> well, there is a prompter, but the moment where he crowns the winner isn't on the prompter because that moment, they don't want the other girls to know, so it was just on his card and he read it incorrectly. >> right. well, as i said, though, i mean just to say for steve that is a live television event that is happening, it's very, very fluid. did you get a chance, perez, to talk to steve afterwards? >> no, he disappeared as soon as everything went down and it was crazy for us in the theater
after the broadcast ended because people were booing and screaming and emmitt smith came up to me saying somebody was shot outside the theater. we didn't have all the information yet on exactly what had happened on the strip, so it was pandemonium inside. >> yeah, i would imagine so. i'm sure the fans were very confused as were the contestants. what do you think of the idea of joint crown, sharing it? >> you know, i actually think that miss philippines whom we all voted for deserves to win, won, but losing is the best thing that ever happened to colombia, so in one sense she truly is the winner, although, as a judge and i'm looking at everything that happened, i see her posting on instagram that she's the true winner, there's a reason, many reasons she didn't win, congratulations to philippines. >> wow, perez hilton, there you go. i guess in some ways everyone is
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and we are back now with the intensifying manhunt for ethan couch on the run with his mom and u.s. marshals calling it a major case. we'll speak with the marshal leading the hunt. first abc's clayton sandell has the latest. >> reporter: this morning authorities are asking the public to be on the lookout for this ford truck that belongs to ethan couch's mother, tanya. >> we certainly believe they're
together. she's helping him and she's assisting him. >> reporter: a u.s. marshals and fbi are now joining the hunt for mother and son. sources close to the investigation telling abc news it's assumed that ethan may try to change his appearance. >> he's not the kind of person that rehabilitates who learns his less on. >> reporter: he was 16 when he killed four people driving drunk in 2013, convicted and sentenced to only probation after an expert testified couch suffered from affluenza, a condition caused by his healthy upbringing preventing him from knowing right from wrong. it is not an officially recognized diagnosis. >> i have never seen a case that sparked such outrage, that sparked such emotion from people. four totally innocent people were taken away in a second by the irresponsible actions of this juvenile. >> reporter: officials say this social media video posted earlier this month shows couch at a party near a beer pong table. the sheriff believes that possible parole violation is what caused couch now 18 to
flee. >> but i think that was the trigger that sent him running once that video surfaced. >> reporter: this morning couch's face is on these wanted posters and now a $5,000 reward. >> he belongs in big boy jail, in adult prison. he's always avoided it. maybe let him know money and privilege don't buy you out of every circumstance. >> reporter: for "good morning america," clayton sandell, abc news, ft. worth, texas. >> thanks, clayton. joined by rick taylor, one of the agents heading up the hunt. thanks for joining us this morning. what's the latest? >> well, we've been working over the past several days with tarrant county and the district attorney's office and running down leads. >> have there been any sightings of ethan or his mom. >> we've been receiving a lot of tips that have come in all over the country to include a couple that were international. but, you know, we're quickly going through those ruling out those tips that are, you know, not valid.
>> pretty sure they're still together. >> that is our belief, yes. >> how much trouble is his mom in right now, if, indeed, she has helped him escape his probati probation? what kind of trouble could she be facing. >> the child charges could be filed against her and tarrant county is looking at that. it doesn't help her case to be assisting him and it's not to say that it's only the mother. if the investigation shows that other family members or associates, friends or anyone is offering support to ethan, they will likely be charged as well. >> do you have any information to make you believe ha? >> we have information that, you know, some folks are cooperating and we always keep that in the back of our mind that they may not be completely truthful with us. but as that information comes out and the investigation leads to that, yeah, it's very likely that warrants could come out for anyone that helps them out. >> what should members of the public do if they see either
ethan or his mommy do you consider them armed or dangerous in any way. >> i wouldn't consider him a violent fugitive, but any information, any sightings that they potentially see of him should definitely call the tip lines or their local law enforcement literally within minutes of receiving a valid tip, we could have our task force there on scene to arrest ethan. >> and finally what would you say to ethan or his mom if they're watching right now? >> well, i don't know that there's anything really i could say to ethan but i think i would like to say is to the families of the victims is that we're doing this for you and we're going to find ethan and we're going to bring him back to tarrant county. >> marshal, thank you very much. >> thank you. >> coming up, look who is here, we're going to talk to ginger live. >> ah. >> don't go anywhere.
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>> holiday joy on this these wet roadways on this tuesday morning. a bunch of accidents including this one on the ramp from 95 northbound at 420. mostly pushed off to the side but coming north in delaware county on 95 it's extra heavy from the blue route through this point at 420. vehicle just broke down it's a minivan stopped in the left lane on the roosevelt boulevard southbound at fox street. we're looking a the speeds like 11 miles per hour coming down from broad street. new crash in lower gwynedd involves a vehicle into a tree along grasshopper lane at plymouth road. one in horsham along dresher road at walnut grove drive. a crash involving a pedestrian shutting down the southbound side of 130 in edgewater park
atwood lane road by the wendy's. beverly road through beverly going to be a bet better this morning. tam. >> thank you matt. let's go over to sky6 hd and take a live look out of philadelphia international airport. you can see we're in for a dreary tuesday rainy out there. call ahead if you're picking someone up or heading out. now let's go over to karen rogers. >> that's right tam and the rain has picked up a little bit in intense s i want to show you storm tracker6 live double scan. you can see what was the western suburbs a couple hours ago now blankets most of region right now along the i-95 corridor. not only areas of green but you see he yellow the heavier rain coming in as well. heavier rain right now steady through the morning through the first half of the day it's rather wet with periods of rain and showers, 64 degrees for your high. if you have to run around do some errands second half of the day will be cloudy and mild so a lot better. tomorrow dense fog in addition the a soaking rain, 64. 76 on christmas eve, tam. >> my goodness, still hard to believe. thank you karen. philadelphia homicide detectives are looking for the
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and the dramatic 911 call when one woman went into labor on the highway. >> the baby isn't breathing right now, correct. >> no. >> the baby is not breatheing. >> how a brand-new dispatcher coached the parents to save their newborn's life. and the new runway rules ban existively thin models. should it be regulated? the push to change fashion forever. ♪ from the other side adele speaks out for the first time on how motherhood changed her. ♪ i must have called a thousand times ♪ >> she reveals the veeck to her success and what makes her stronger than ever. they're engaged. the inside story of how maks proposed. "dancing" stars maks and peta
are here live as we say -- >> good morning, america. >> that's not all this morning. good morning, maks and peta. cannot wait to talk to them. their first live interview since their engagement. it will be a lot of fun. time is ticking as you probably know. you can still get christmas presents even at the last minute. even at a 24-hour drugstore. >> my style. >> our gio benitez and linzie janis are about to take our last-minute christmas challenge. there they are armed with $25 and 30 minutes to shop, can they find the perfect gift and we're going to find out right now who are you shopping for? >> let's see. drum roll. >> oh. >> george. >> you got george. >> you know what, shopping for women always kind of scares but i got lara.
>> we'll give you -- we have 30 minutes, $25 and you guys are going to make it happen. let the games begin. >> here we go. >> there they go. >> is she pushing already? >> got their eyes on the prize. >> i think they're heading to walgreens. >> wrong way. >> just down the block. we have a couple of those drugstores. >> we get a gift out of it. >> not bad. also ahead, you know robin has her year i have behind special and a sneak peek at the heroes who made 2015 such an unforgettable year but to dan -- we see a couple there. dan with the morning rundown. >> the big story, the increasingly personal war of words between donald trump and hillary clinton. last night trump used a sexually derogatory term to describe how clinton lost to president obama back in 2008. meanwhile, clinton is refusing to apologize for her recent comment claiming that isis has been using video of trump to recruit new fighters. trump told abc's jon karl clinton is lying. >> she said donald trump is on a
video and they're dr. bessering the video -- you know, et cetera, et cetera, okay, and there really is no argument beyond the video. they are using lots of things, i imagine, to recruit but they didn't use me on a video and i'm not sure they used me at all. >> the clinton campaign says clinton wasn't referring to a specific video but referring to trump being used on social media. the woman plowing a car along the las vegas strip killing a mother of three and injuring dozens of other people. we've now learned that lakeisha holloway's driver's license was recently suspended. police say holloway claimed she was stressed out after she and her daughter tried to sleep in her car but kept getting chased away by security guards due in court tomorrow to face a murder charge. a major security breach at one of the busiest airports in our country, new york city station wabc reports a man was able to jump over a fence and onto the taxiway at jfk airport earlier this month. it took police ten minutes to
arrive and by then, he was gone. look at this. a wild scene at a macy's in ohio. a man accused of switching price tags jumped off the escalator while trying to escape from officers, he made a crash landing, fortunately for him he was not hurt, he was, however, arrested. a major announcement from chelsea clinton. she is expecting another daughter of her own. clinton tweeting out that she's feeling very blessed and grateful. mom and dad quick to respond, hillary clinton saying we're so excited to meet our second grandchild and the former president clinton saying, christmas comes early. finally a big test for a rookie 911 dispatcher. william karraher just got out of training and the other night he got a call from william allred whose wife had gone into labor on the highway in utah. >> 911 call, you never know what's on the other side of it. they were having a baby. >> at one point the baby's umbilical cord became wrapped around her neck. listen to the 911 call.
>> baby is breathing right now, correct? >> no, she's not now. >> the baby is not breathing. >> no, she's not. >> tipped her head back and gasped her first breath and it was like, oh, thank goodness. >> he definitely helped us. i felt calm in the fact that helping her breathe and stuff like that because that was just terrifying. >> as you can see there's good news here, baby anne is home and doing fine. my favorite part, william, that young 911 dispatcher his quote to our local station the first thing i did was call my pom. mom, i delivered a baby on i-15 and she was like, what. >> fair enough. >> can be proud this morning. >> absolutely. >> that was great. >> thanks, dan. let's go over to sara. >> these stories are scaring me, people. now here's a look at what's ahead on the "morning menu." maks and peta join us live giving us the inside story about engage many that surprised so
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♪ all together now everything star wars for everyone. kohl's. welcome back to "gma" and right now check out our friends, maks and peta. there they are on the cover of "people" after he popped the question. she makes me a better man and that was the crowning moment of a lovely romance. ♪ >> peta and maks top pros on "dancing with the stars." >> meryl and maks. >> both mirror ball champions. and now they may have everything in common. the dancing duo engaged. with a showstopping proposal. it has been an intense romance. their first meeting on broadway in 2009 then began dating in 2012 until their relationship
ended suddenly after less than a year together. but that was not their final dance. maks and peta reunited in october 2014. they've been together ever since proving one more time it takes two to tango. and there they are right now. laughing at themselves or laughing at us, one or the other. >> so, maks, that proposal was really something. how hard was it to keep it a secret? >> that was very hard. it was very hard and i'm never going to do it again because even if that -- >> well, that's good news. >> half my -- well, yeah. yeah. but half my family found a way to get upset with me not telling them. i'm like that was the whole point of secrets. you can never win. >> so you fooled your family but peta, were you fooled? >> i was, yeah, i completely didn't know what was going on until the last second. i could just see some family members kind of filing towards the front of the stage and some
of my friends wouldn't look me in the eye and i was like, what's going on and then it happened and my stomach just dropped and completely shocked and scared and afraid of everything. >> so as you saw family walking up to the stage, though, was there just a glimpse of a moment? did you have -- did you go, oh, my gosh, maybe this is happening. >> i did have a maybe this is happening and i shot it down. i thought, peta, that's not happening. >> you have to show us the ring. we heard it took five weeks. maks designed it. >> i love it. >> close up there. wow! >> you don't need a close-up, george. >> maks, you're a man of many talents. that's gorgeous. >> i can't take credit for this. my guys did an amazing job and, you know, it was an awesome process. like honestly the whole thing was very enjoyable. you know, it wasn't stressful.
i said stuff off the cuff as i usually do and for once, there was no controversy so everything worked out. >> fantastic. >> sweet and nice. >> this is a loaded question but who -- have you thought about what you'll do for your first dance? >> we've -- not really but we've been asked that a lot. >> oh, you have. >> we just want to keep that really simple and nothing too crazy. >> i'm just going on record. this is the biggest record i can go on in saying that i have zero to do with planning anything for the rest of our life together. >> you are a wise man. >> just show up where i'm told. >> very smart. >> hey. >> you've learned all the right lines for all of us married men right there. you're absolutely right but what was the moment you knew? >> i don't know. i don't know. i think -- i think we knew for a while. i think i personally knew when we got back together, you know, this was for a reason that's not
just, oh, we missed each other but i wanted to spend the rest of my life with her and, you know, i think every day since then we just got better and stronger and happier and -- i don't know. she makes me a bet are man. i'm not sure who makes you a better person. >> don't take it back. >> right, i mean you had so many points for that line. >> take it from the political grew rue, don't take that back. >> i think -- i think this is the whole life. for me this is the whole point is that you just get smarter. you say things and much for concise sentences and straight to the point and any chance you get to earn some points, you take the chance. that's for sure. >> i agree. >> maks, peta, thank you guys. great to see you so happy. >> congratulations. >> thank you so much. >> you can catch peta on "dancing with the stars" live tour going on right now.
bye-bye, guys. >> segue to a walk on the catwalk to regulate the weight of runway models. france just did it that passed a law that bans excessively thin models and public health officials are urging the same for models in the u.s. and reena ninan has more. >> reporter: they are the epitome of glamour, the models that define style and beauty. but now the fashion industry is under fire from critics who say that most models are dangerously thin. >> the modeling industry definitely encouraging women often explicitly so to maintain extreme thin frames. >> reporter: in a strong new editorial from the american journal of public health, exp t experts and eating disorder professionals say the industry body standard is hazardous and encouraging problems like eating disorders and body dysmorphia and right runway models are by definition and professional necessity starving to death.
they're urging the u.s. to regulate and set a standard bmi, a working model must meet. just last week france passed such a law requiring model to have a doctor's note proving that they are healthy. >> we have statistics such as 70% of adolescents report they define the ideal body image as being what they see in fashion magazines. >> reporter: record says that the average model who makes it big on the international stage has a bmi of 14. 2 points below the world health organization's definition of starvation. she wants a u.s. occupational safety and health administration to require all models to have a bmi of 18 and above. >> a bmi of 14 or below is not naturally skinny. you are at great risk at any time of the day for cardiac arrest. >> reporter: for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news, new york. >> and joining me now is founder of the model alliance sara ziff, former model, longtime model.
what do you think of this idea, legislation for the catwalk. you like it? >> i'm glad this issue is being taken seriously. i think too often models' concerns are trivialized and dismissed. people say, oh, you know, you're a fashion model. how hard can it be but professional models have literally died trying to achieve this standard of beauty, this body image and it goes beyond just the models working in the industry. this is a powerful industry that has an influence on our culture and on the women and girls who look up to models so -- >> from your perspective somebody in the industry, do you think that legislation can change the way things are? >> yeah, well, so we've seen in france they've just passed this bill that calls for health checks and that's something that i in the model alliance support. unfortunately, it's -- we get pushback from different stakeholders in the industry. >> do you think if there was
legislation models would say, okay, let's all agree we'll gain "x" amount or internal pressure as an individual to be thin? >> i think that -- the industry is not solely responsible, okay. >> that's what i was -- >> i think that there are multiple sources of pressure, but everyone needs to do their part because i think that we all want to promote a healthy ideal for the girls working in the industry and the people who look up to these models. >> yeah, i was going to say girls like my daughter who think the beall end all is on that catwalk. >> and the industry has not been good at regulating itself. that's why all these other countries have stepped up and i think the u.s. needs to do more, as well. >> thank you for stepping up and speaking out. sara, thank you very much. >> thanks so much. >> george. >> thank you, lara. robin has a big special tonight. her look back at all the big moments that define 2015 and the people who inspired us most. here's a sneak peek at her heroes of the year. >> this year, there were no shortages of heroes. or shall we say sheroes.
>> game over, the u.s. wins the 2015 women's world cup. >> reporter: from the soccer field to center stage, women inspired us all. the u.s. women's national soccer team showed us all that teamwork and determination can lead to greatness. >> u.s. women's soccer team kicks some "a." this was the year of the woman. >> i think that was a nice example of what the society can be as a whole if we started maximizing the potential in each other and stop being divisive. >> viola davis, "how to get away with murder." >> reporter: with her win viola davis was the first to take home the emmy for her lead role in "how to get away with murder." >> we won because i did my job. >> when you're a kid sitting there watching tv whether you're black or brown or of any color, and you see someone who looks just like you, then you believe
all things are possible. >> the only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity. >> viola davis is proof that talent wins out in the end. >> reporter: off the stage and field, there were so many heroes among us. the families of the charleston church shooting victims taught us heroism comes from the heart when there was room for forgiveness. speaking directly to the killer in court, they showed incredible strength in the wake of tremendous grief. >> we have no room for hate so we have to forgive. >> i will never talk to her ever again, but i forgive you. ♪ we shall >> they taught us a lesson, didn't they, on how to move on and not let the killer claim even more lives, the lives of
the living. >> reporter: in a year with so much darkness, a beautiful lesson from all of these heroes on how to view the world. >> a beautiful lesson. >> boy, those charleston families get me every time. what a stunning move that was. robin's special, the year 2015 airs tonight at 9:00, 8:00 central on abc. >> george some people line up for hours and this family came here and then we put the tree in front of them so they have been blocked. what does the sign say. >> ginger. >> no, way, she's irreplaceable. i bet you're a smart kid. georgia, we've got problems in georgia. flash flood watch out through christmas morning. big rains coming there across the florida pan handle as well. three, four, maybe 5-inches or more, couple inches possible across the northeast of rain not snow. travel delays there but could use the rain. severe storms across texas especially dallas. that's a quick check on your national outlook. here's what's happening
locally for you. >> thanks rob. i'm meteorologist karen rogers with your accuweather update a lot of rain in the i-95 corridor. starting to dry in lancaster and near reading. the rain will be on and off for the first half of the day. let's take a look outside. lots of low clouds and rain at philadelphia international airport. the current temperature is 55. here's your exclusive accuweather forecast. a high of 64. periods of rain the first half of the day. second half not so bad we're drier. dense fog and rain tomorrow. you just have a great crowd from joaquin, texas and blessed survivors. >> time to pop. adele is speaking out about her record-breaking success and the challenges of balancing motherhood with her overwhelming fame. the singer resealed her surprising secret sauce to "time" magazine. so why is everyone walking around singing "hello." well, one, because it's really
catchy but adele thinks it's because she's not afraid to look like she's falling apart and people can always relate to vulnerability. yeah, i agree with that. as for family life the typically private mom reveries her son has made her feel more purposeful than ever before but be warned she's a lioness when it comes to her son and boyfriend. everyone says that about parenthood. you'll feel immediate purpose. you guys all agree. >> i'd like to know about that songs. has she ever talked about is it she just wants to become friends with an old love. every time i listen to it which is often, on every other song, has she talked about it. >> i don't think she's gone into what it's about. have you noticed when you're driving down the street people are screaming it out their windows. >> walking through my living room, yeah. >> your daughters, yeah. maybe ali, i don't know. >> he was referring to himself actually. >> i wasn't kidding? >> rolling with that. rob, get in here. a major exclusive announcement hour to kick off the new year for swifty bans on
a high note. taylor swift will be ringing in 2016 by releasing the video for her hit song "out of the woods" which she performed right here in times square, the world premiere of the sixth music video off swift's grammy nominated album "1989" will be on ryan seacrest's new year's rocking eve on abc at 8:30 p.m. eastern. if her other videos are an indication she never goes out of style this next one is sure to be out of our wildest dreams. she always outdogs herself. >> her videos are great. >> there are few people though on the scene like beyonce is another one. every time she does something, you can't keep going at this -- yes, you can. amazing. >> george has been known to sing taylor swift in the living room too. >> you're throwing him under the bus. >> no, that would be me. >> do you do that, george? is that your playlist? >> i have heard george singing one direction, true story. >> i do sing one direction. >> katy perry. i've heard it.
>> george, as your adviser, don't admit that ever again. >> it's time for the ultimate matrimonial matchup. >> this is what adele has taught us. there we go. >> dan -- >> i'm sorry. >> please. >> go ahead. >> we've got an ultimate mash-up, the tatums are taking over a lip-sync battle. take a look at this teaser. >> i just really hope my marriage isn't over after tonight. >> we're a house divided at the moment. we're going to war. >> channing simply refuses to let it go and she's bringing it with magic mike. how cute is that like we know deep down he's probably cheering for her too. >> yeah. >> no, he wants to win. >> she was hot in that teaser channeling "magic mike". >> yeah, she is a hottie. we'll be right back, everybody. doga coming up.
>> ♪ >> good morning, it's 8:27 on this tuesday, i'm tamala edwards. let's heads over to matt pelman he's starting in chester county now with a look at a backup. >> yes, the chester county crawl is on as you can see, tam. 202 northbound side extra heavy this morning from near boot road on up to just past the 30 bypass. that's where we not only have the new traffic pattern as the sign warns but also a disabled vehicle this morning. so, it's a really slow go in the northbound lanes of 202. springfield township delco crash with injuries along baltimore pike at sproul road. couple earlier accidents on 95 northbound in delaware county are gone but still slow speeds from the blue route headed towards the airport. slow speeds on the roosevelt boulevard at well southbound because of an earlier disabled vehicle by fox street. and there's still an accident involving a pedestrian in edgewater park burlington county blocking the southbound lanes of 130 atwood lane road.
stay over on beverly road to get around that crash. the blockage of 130 southbound there by the wendy's. tam. >> thank you matt. now let's head out to meteorologist karen rogers. she's got the latest on all this rain. >> we still have there umbrella out here on the terrace. it's raining steadily. storm tracker6 live double scan showing the rain has shifted. it was out to the west. we're watching it along the i-95 corridor and shifting eastward. we'll have rain on and off through the first half of today. so the earlier hours are the wetter once. let's take a look all right exclusive accuweather 7-day. 54 right now headed up to 64 so it's mild today. periods of rain through lunchtime. tomorrow dense fog an soaking rain on and off all day a good inch of rain, 64 for your high. way up to 76 on thursday, shattering record highs. chance for some showers at night. christmas day not entirely dry. late night christmas night we've got a few more showers, tam. >> thank you karen. that's it for us right now. doing some last minute shopping? "gma" has a little help for that. we'll see you back here in 30.
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get out of the past. get fios. ♪ welcome back to "gma." there they are right now. gio and linzie in our last-minute christmas challenge. did they get the perfect presents in just 30 minutes? >> here's the buzzer. sorry, guys. put down your props. time is up. time to pay up and get back here. we cannot wait to see -- >> got a lot for me. i like that. a lot in there. >> there are real tips on how to do this. so we'll get into that. >> we also have the grand prize winner of the great holiday baking show with us and the cake that wowed the judges and she'll tell us how she did it all. how you can do it, as well. >> first i want to show you this picture of my daughter kate snapped. that's my -- >> on the couch. >> downward dog and gives new meaning to the term downward
dog, my dogs watching and it's a growing trend, abc's nick watt tried out the new exercise craze yoga with your dog otherwise known as doga. >> yes, i am doing yoga with a dog. doga. i'm no yogi and i'm no dogie lover. nash is a loner. >> the dogs in doga become props. and they even become weights in some of the poses that we're going to do. >> reporter: she ain't kidding. ♪ >> it's been very powerful for both me and pea number butter with allergies and anxiety and everything like that can do healing. >> they'll feel the energy. when we're calm and relaxed they are. >> reporter: some say it's denigrating an ancient ors and maybe dulls don't like it but this is now a thing, a growing thing and nash does seem rather yoga chill. but if you're a little more outdoorsy --
>> exhale up, inhale down. >> reporter: feet and paws fitness. a daybreak boot camp for human plus canine. plus workout gear. >> good, motivate those dogs, be excited. who is excited to be here. >> reporter: tracy can a skert tied fitness trainer and dog trainer. >> try to keep that butt nice and teddy. low to the ground. >> dog did nothing. >> you definitely work up a sweat but get to spend time with your dog. >> reporter: about teaching obedience, as well. sit. sit. sit. yeah, i think doga is actually more my thing. pretty impressive. if even i'm a convert, i predict this might catch on. >> place your left hand on your dog and you're going to just take your right hand up and over. >> for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> thank you, nick. joined by five adorable
adoptable dogs, joy, dasher, noel, comet and our top doga poses. why do you like this idea combined. >> the great thing about dogs and yoga combined together, they're both known for creating less stress. creating joy in our lives so when we bring our dogs to our yoga mat we're creating a space where we can connect with them and harmonize energy and they're bonded with you and build trust. >> my dogs watch and looking at them makes me not realize how long i'm holding the pose so i can hold it longer. you have examples of doga poses. we'll try one, i'm going to watch. >> you guys go ahead and do that. >> the first pose we'll do is warrior one and step back with our right heel and bend that front knee. to connect with our dog we'll hold our dog up placing his back paws at our heart building the strength in our arms and rooting down through the feet and gaze up at our dog and find that joy
you were just talking about as we practice our yoga to encourage us to hold it a little bit longer. >> they do say that looking in a dog's eyes, releases endorphins for both the dog and the human so it's great on so many levels. >> yes. >> you have one more pose you'd like to show us. >> another pose -- >> will not work for sara haines or any other folks with large dogs so small dog necessary. >> necessary. >> you can modify with a larger dog but for the next one angle pose and holding it right here at our heart and going to take that arm and reach it down towards the toes and gaze up again at the dog so here we're opening up the hips and reaching and rooting down through the feet and signing our heart forward into joy in this cute face. >> i wish you could see noelle's face staring at you. >> loving this. >> i love it. more poses. you can find out more about this on our website. i want to say thank you guys for coming in this morning and making us smile and you guys can make us smile because all these dogs are adoptable from the north shore animal league america and they're actually
having a free adoption special. we are where all fees are waived and it is on christmas eve, 9:00 to 11:00. please share the holiday joy and please adopt a new best friend. >> lara show us your exalted warrior. [cheers and applause] >> got a good crowd out here. starting to rain a little bit. severe weather threat today is going to be across northeast texas including dallas. we'll see hail, some thunderstorms that could have strong winds maybe a tornado. tomorrow the system slides off to the east. the mid south, mississippi river valley memphis birmingham will see an enhanced risk of thunderstorms that could easily bring some tornadoes and a lot of this rain and action is going to get into the northeast as it's doing right now. snow two to 3 feet across. >> hey rob you can see the rain on storm tracker6 live double scan is slowly shifting east. in philadelphia and areas south and east we're dealing with the rain a-high of 64 today with periods of rain the
first half of the day. tomorrow dense fog and rainy, also 64. list. your feet hurt. all you want for christmas is -- >> "gma." >> i love it. thank you, lara. >> thank you, rob. coming up here our last-minute christmas challenge, gio and linzie running into the studio as we speak. great ways to get emergency gifts at a drug tore or gas station. looking good, gang.
♪ linzie and by woe about to prove it's never too late to get a great gift. they went out. 30 minutes to find something thoughtful and creative for $25. >> we'll find out how they did. a look at some tips to help you find the best christmas presents in a pinch. >> i'm trying to find the doll. >> me too. >> do you have any more in back? >> don't let the last-minute shopping scramble leave you in a sweat. >> i need the -- >> carrying that gift-giving tress is easier than you think. >> for those strapped for time there are a couple options via apps that allow other people to do errands for you in your place. >> apps like hello, alfred and fancy hands will send you your own perpendicular santa to tackle your gift list. type in your instruction, set a time frame and consider it done. or starting at $2 an hour
there's task rabbit which les you hire a professional to wrap your presents and deliver them locally. also in a pinch consider ordering a subscription like burch box for beauty products. just place the order from the comfort of home and the gifts are shipped monthly. >> the latest and most fun option in my opinion is the barkbox. a monthly delivery of all these dog treats and toys and bones that any dog lover would really appreciate. >> reporter: if all else fails you always have the round the clock lifesavers, drugstores where you can pick up everything from gourmet food to socks to high-end beauty products and the gas station convenience stores. >> gas stations can be seen as like a procrastinator's paradise. it's the last-minute place where you can buy things actually thematically. >> items that might save you in your 911 holiday emergency. >> let's find out how they did with francesco bilott. a lifestyle expert and thanks, you guys. >> thanks for thinking so much.
you thought a lot about these presents. so, george, open up. >> i want to see. >> l.e.d. power battery bar -- >> always on the go. >> fits everybody. >> i'll take it. thank you. >> and sparkle bag. >> something else. >> i wound up having something else on there but i forgot about tax. >> 25 limit. that kills you. >> for $25, gio, you were tasked to find -- >> the moment i saw this frame, i thought of you, live, love, laugh. >> oh and a picture of gio. very thoughtful. good -- >> very confident gift to put his own picture. >> is there points for wrapping. >> i was on a budget. and lara always loves her blankets in the morning. >> i do. >> and you love your prints. >> i love a fashionable print so i think they're both great gifts. >> i think they're great. i'll give you a big high-five on
the photo frame. did you take advantage of a 24-hour one-hour photo. >> it was right there. >> brilliant. >> there has to be a selfie. >> you did a great job. can you put me on your christmas list? if you're shopping at the drugstore last minute you might be on the naughty list but that can be a great thoughtful place to like go shopping as you both did such a great job today. my first step don't panic. you know, you want to have something tangible when you go to somebody's party or to their christmas gathering holiday. >> someone was saying you had a great tip of accessorizing a different gift with things from the drugstore. >> don't be afraid to embellish from the drugstore, so, for example, if you have a friend that's a traveler, get a bunch of magazines, put a beautiful bow around them and guess what, they have a gift all year long, a subscription they can use. >> shows real thought. >> 23409 what you give, it's how you give it, correct. price point, be mindful who you're shopping for and the health nut, you can get some great produce and vitamins, especially in the winter months, vitamin c, vitamin d.
>> if you buy someone movie tickets to the "star wars" movie go to the drugstore and get them popcorn or goobers or whatever their favorite candy is. a great idea. >> embellishing the subscription or add-on gift from baseball tickets, movie tickets and whatever you have at -- >> did you want movie tickets? is that what you're saying. >> i'm trying to say i wanted movie tickets. >> thank you. their gifts. let's bring in their gifts. >> you both win -- >> oh. >> i'm impressed. i think you did very well. i'd like for you to eat my fruitcake. >> instagram it. >> and eat these cards. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> thanks, guys. >> merry christmas. coming up we have the winner of "the great holiday baking show" with amazing cake. find out how she did it and how you can
winner of "the great holiday baking show." awarding winning pastry chef johnny iuzzini helped crown the baker. one contestant taking sweet victory. >> the judges have made their decision. and the winner of "the great holiday baking show" is -- lauren. >> oh, my god. yay. >> all right, there she is. america's best holiday baker, lauren, come on out. come on over here, lauren. congratulations. >> thank you. >> did you have a moment where you thought they were going to put the crown on you and take it off and give it to -- >> i was actually afraid of that, yes. i'm still waiting for them to take it back from me. >> no, no, it's not going to happen. steve harvey is not going to come and apologize, you're good. >> yeah, what was about her that made her stand out. >> when it comes to competitions
it's about consistency, great flavors and just attention to detail. that's what it comes down to in every competition, she was great and thorough in every single -- >> this was a spumoni cake but what you show us is how to do a slightly simpler version sans the polka dots. >> surprise cake, chocolate cake with buttermilk. >> anybody can do it with a box cake mix and my tip is that in the back it says to use water, don't use water, use coffee or use stout beer to cut the sweetness of the cake. you can add some mini chocolate chips to add little bursts of chocolate in there and then when you come to the icing, definitely add a sour element. using the canned icing, add some cream cheese, add sour cream, add some citrus and almond extract and buttermilk and that will cut all that super sweetness. >> one of the rookie errors i make all the time, on the rare occasions when i've ever baked i
pull it out of the oven and i want to eat it so badly i try to put the frosting on it right away and it makes a mess. >> don't do that. you need to chill your cake before you even put the icing on. i hike to throw it in the freezer for like 30 minutes just to get it nice and solid then i get my icing on and goes on very smoothly and then i'm just going to cover it with fondant and cut ribbons using a pastry cutter or pizza wheel at home then you'll attach your ribbons onto the fondant covered cake and made marbleized stars with this and rolled it out into a sheet and have the stars and ready to go on the cake and used a little crisco and paint the back of the stars and we just pop it on the cake and it'll stick right to the fondant. i think your family would love that for christmas. >> normally george and lara, we can't get their attention at all. some reason for this segment they wanted to come over.
>> funny to run into you here. >> you will never know this is from a mix. >> how does it taste. >> really good. >> it's really, really good. it's so moist. >> thank you. >> you know what, guy, thinking about baking and thinking about ways to make things easier, first and foremost, don't skimp on ingredients. you are only as good as your cheapest ingredient. cooking for friends and family. get the great butter and great ingredients. on top of that, you know, save some time by make your doughs in advance, scale your ingredients in advance, get prepared the night before so you're not waiting for things to happen. >> get on your cake baking game face. >> wondering where you were going with that. >> make your doughs in advance and thank you very much, johnny iuzzini -- i've never said that in my life. appreciate it. congratulations. >> thanks to you. great cake, we really love it. and i want to say you can get the recipe for the winning cake on our website, goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! and coming up, t.j. goes to extremes to tell us about a new
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"good morning america" is brought to you by kohl's. >> "point break" about to come crashing into theaters all kinds of energy. you know, the movie follows an fbi agent who cracks a team of extreme athletes who pull off a string of corporate heists and t.j. holmes went to some extremes of his own to catch up with its star. hey, t.j. >> they did wingsuit flying and skydiving, surfing. you know what they did for me for this story, none of that. met me in manhattan and climbed a wall that seemed pretty tall to me. >> 3200 feet of climbing. tallest waterfall in the world. >> reporter: the death defying climax to "point break." >> you've got nowhere to go. >> and racing to the top, hollywood breakout star edgar ramirez. >> i was literally hanging from the highest waterfall on earth 3,000 feet above the ground. >> reporter: not quite 3,000 feet but close enough today at the sports center at chelsea pier in manhattan where i sat down with him. >> it was one of the most extreme things that i've heifer done in my life.
>> reporter: in the film he plays bodhi. part adrenaline junkie, part robin hood. >> you're going to steal it. >> no. >> you're going to give it back. >> reporter: climbing and the wingsuits. you looked like a badman. here you're showing up in the jack and the boots but tell me, in real life are you anywhere close to an extreme athlete? >> no, there's only a handful of people capable of doing what you'll see in the film and in no way would i compare whatever baby steps i made in each one of the sports to what they do. you know, i was watching them as they were performing these stunts and just to be, you know, on top of the angel falls or just being hanging, that was pretty intense. >> reporter: any close calls. >> there was a moment where the shape of the rock was too inclined for me and i freaked out. i still had a lot of practice but i did get -- i really like it. it centers you. i got the best teacher who is chris charmin, number one climber in the world.
>> reporter: yep, this guy, i just saw you hold on with three fingers. he's one of the film's expert stunt doubles. now he's showing me the ropes. >> you got it, man. >> man, "point break 2" starring t.j. holmes. but according to these guys it's not all about that summit selfie. >> coming up to a virgin wall that's never been climbed and looking up and imagining the line. >> so it's not really about getting to the top. it's about how beautifully you get to where you need to get. >> all right. this opens on christmas day. reimagination of the "point break" cult classic. if you all were going to pick one of those which sport would it be, surfing, rock climbing. >> cowabunga. >> surfing. >> i'll do the rock climbing with you. >> you're pretty good. >> we should go rock climbing. >> is there an option to sit on the couch and eat the cake. >> no, there's not. >> extreme eating is not part of the movie, man. >> it should be. >> thanks, t.j. >> sequel. >> have a good day, everyone.
few spots tam and this is one of those spots. 30 bypass eastbound at a crawl from 100 through this point approaching 202. not only do we have a fender-bender here on the shoulder but on northbound 202 between 30 and 401 there's a broken down vehicle. so you've got jams here on eastbound 30 as well as 202 northbound coming from west chester this morning. by the springfield mall in delco a crash along baltimore pike near sproul road. namaans road an accident causing delays on the northbound side of 495 with just single digit speeds there and edgewater park burlington county 130 southbound still blocked at woodlane road. use beverly road to get around that pedestrian accident. tam. >> thank you matt. now let's head out to meteorologist karen rogers talking about a pretty rainy week. >> mild but still raining lightly but steadily. storm tracker6 double scan showing the rain is still along the 95 corridor but slowly shifting east.
seeing areas of yellow in south jersey and delaware. that's the heavier rain that's moving through right now. the first half of the day is going to be rather wet. we'll have a few periods of rain, some showers up through lunchtime, 64 degrees for your high. the afternoon will be drier with lots of clouds. and then tomorrow dense fog, a soaking rain on and off all day, 64 for your high. thursday we shatter records, 76 for your high. you're dry during the day for christmas eve, some showers at night. friday clouds and sun, 66 with some showers christmas night, tam. >> okay, thank you, karen. coming up today on "action news at noon the mystery surrounding the did this of a prominent psychiatrist whose body was found in a center city hotel. we'll update the investigation in a live report. "live with kelly and michael" next up here on 6abc. i'm tamala edwards. have a great tuesday. >> ♪
announcer: it's "live with kelly and michael!" grab your mug of cocoa and get comfortable. it's time for our "cozy christmas special." today, superstar channing tatum drops by, and it's not the holidays without a performance from the world famous radio city rockettes, plus recording artist ceelo green will be in the studio for the entire hour, playing your favorite christmas songs. also, there may be a special surprise visit from a very jolly man in a very red suit. all next on "live"'s "cozy christmas special." and now here are two of our favorite elves--kelly ripa and michael strahan! [cheering and applause] ceelo: ♪ tell you run, run, rudolph randalph ain't too far behind