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good morning, america. search for survivors. rescue crews desperately trying to find loved ones trapped in those deadly mudslides in california. knocking homes off their foundations, shutting down 30 miles of this highway and the moments of hope. a mother and her newborn found by this crew airlifted to safety. breaking overnight, a judge blocks president trump's plan to roll back protections for d.r.e.a.m.ers after that unprecedented meeting. the president with leaders from both parties on live tv trying to negotiate an immigration deal. >> i'll take all the heat you want to give me. my whole life has been heat. >> plus, what the president said about going head-to-head with oprah. james franco under fire. overnight, the actor taking on those sexual misconduct allegations coming on the heels of his big win at the golden
globes. and breaking news about serena williams and her secret health battle. what the tennis superstar and new mom is revealing first on "gma" this morning. and good morning, america. what a devastating scene in southern california right now. let's look at those pictures. there you see the destruction, fires then floods in those neighborhoods causing so much destruction, search and rescue operations are under way for some survivors, it is a difficult situation. >> very devastating. before and after pictures show just how serious the damage is. the roads and highways, you see there, completely caked with thick mud, cars and homes completely destroyed. >> so here is what we know right now. at least 13 people are dead, 20 injured. many are missing and most of
montecito is without power on drinkable water. our senior national correspondent matt gutman is on the ground, has the latest for us. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, robin. so much concern right now for those two dozen peeople still believed to be missing. i'm going to tell you why hope is dimming for them. inside this house, there is about eight feet of this, and it has the consistency of mixed concrete. we have been here for over 24 thou hours. hard to wrap your head around the scale of this. trees and boulders the size of trucks obliterating people's houses in the middle of the night while so many were sleeping. this morning, that first glimpse from the sky, multimillion dollar mansions swallowed whole by that sea of mud and giant boulders. in some places it was so deep, only the chimneys poked through. and now a desperate search for the two dozen missing in debris
flows biblical in scope, so violent it ripped homes from their foundations and left gas fires burning well into the night. >> the only words i can think of to describe what it looked like it looked like a world war i battlefield. >> reporter: the coast guard rushing to rescue a family of five. rescuers carefully placed the mother and baby in a basket and lift a child up to the roof away from the churning sludge. they even managed to save the family dog. the view from the air showing mud and debris besieging roadways, chunks of homes heaved downriver and ensnared by those eucalyptus trees. >> we couldn't get out in time basically is what happened. we were digging trenches around the house and then the floods came and then the fire started last night. >> reporter: crews on the ground using dogs to sniff out the dead and the living including 14-year-old lauren canton miraculously pulled from a pile of rubble coated in mud but alive. she's now recovering in a hospital.
but her father and brother are believed to be missing. overnight, we walked through a wasteland that just a day earlier had been one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in america home to oprah, ellen and gigi hadid. oprah posting this video of a blazing gas fire seen from her backyard writing, what a day. praying for our community in santa barbara. none of the boulders that you see here in this field of boulders was here 12 hours ago. they have literally submerged entire homes. you can see the chimney poking through. it was there we found robert riskein. >> there is no one searching now. i know they searched the houses but i don't get the sense that anyone looked downstream. >> reporter: light was fading as was his hope of finding his mother. >> we've been searching and calling and just hope that
she's -- it was fast and she's not hurting. >> reporter: the violence of those triggering an exodus. >> you're going to follow my treads. you got six to eight, 12 inches of mud out there. >> reporter: hundreds would evacuate going south, not an option because the 101 freeway was hacked up by those debris flows. a 30-mile section still closed. now we're already starting to see first responders congress regreat this morning, and we see them making rounds. the concern is the violence of this debris flow was so powerful that the victims got swept downstream. officials are saying it will take weeks, maybe months to dig out of this, and they haven't even begun started to make a damage assessment here, robin. >> my gosh, matt. just seeing those pictures. thank you. the rain has stopped but the worst may not be over. there are new concerns about flooding as all that water overwhelmed systems that were put in place to protect neighborhoods. kayna whitworth is seeing the consequences firsthand in burbank this morning. good morning, kayna.
>> reporter: we sure are michael. good morning to you. these cars were pushed down the road because this mud and water was so powerful. if you take a look here, there was mud up to the windows of this car, and if you walk with me, there is another one. there is a white vehicle over here behind this tree completely mangled, unrecognizable. now residents in this area are under a mandatory evacuation order. there has been a gasline rupture in this neighborhood, and firefighters don't want us to go any further, but if we take you high above with our drone, you can see the runoff, and the mud and water busting through those gates right there. we spoke with a homeowner who told us he got the evacuation order and just five minutes later, he had a 6-foot wall of water rushing down the road. debris basins are designed to
stop sediment in these storms, unlike a dam. they are not designed to hold back water, so that has everybody in this area very concerned, michael. >> thank you so much, kayna. george? that area is so vulnerable right now. we're going to move on to washington and major developments on immigration in the fate of the d.r.e.a.m.ers, those 800,000 young people who were brought here as children by undocumented parents. overnight a judge blocked president trump's plan to roll back protections for the d.r.e.a.m.ers, a decision that came on the heels of that extraordinary scene at the white house when president trump invited cameras in to watch him negotiate a deal. >> i feel having the democrats in with us is absolutely vital because this should be a bipartisan bill. this should be a bill of love, truly should be a bill of love and we can do that. but it also has to be a bill where we're able to secure our borders. >> reporter: new phrase, bill of love. let's break it down with our chief white house correspondent jon karl and senior congressional correspondent mary bruce. jon, let me begin with you.
you were in that room yesterday when the president called the audible to have the cameras come in. trying to push them to come to a deal then you have this new twist overnight the judge blocking the president's plan on the d.r.e.a.m.ers. >> reporter: right, and, george, that judge's decision looks like good news for the d.r.e.a.m.ers. the president's plan to phase it out by march 5th is in question but there is a potential downside here, george. nothing forces congress to act like a looming deadline. that march 5th deadline was why you saw this meeting happen here at the white house yesterday. with that deadline now temporarily at least in question, it may relieve some of the pressure on congress to act now. >> mary, we also saw yesterday some of the perils of negotiating on live television. want to show the president answering a question from democratic senator dianne feinstein of california. >> what about a clean daca bill now with a commitment that we go into a comprehensive immigration reform procedure like we did back when kennedy was here? >> i have no problem.
i think that's basically what dick is saying. we're going to come out with daca and do daca then we can start immediately y on the phas two which would be comprehensive. >> would you be agreeable to that. >> yeah, i would like to -- >> mr. president, you need to be clear. i think what senator feinstein is asking what we talk about daca we don't want to be back here two years later. you have to have security. as the secretary would tell you. >> i think that's what she is saying. >> mary, you see the republicans kind of alarmed there when the president seemed to give the democratic senator dianne feinstein exactly what she wanted, of course, the devil is in the details but i know there's some optimism on capitol hill that they actually can come to agreement left to their own devices. >> reporter: yeah, the president there surprising many when he dat one point seem to decide more with the democrats there, and the president insisting his wall has to be part of any deal here, but a lot of this may come down to what exactly a wl looks like. as you heard there, republicans want any deal to protect
d.r.e.a.m.ers to broader border security while democrats say let's tackle d.r.e.a.m.ers first and then move on to those broader reforms, the bottom line, george, is that this morning there is still no deal. though there is some progress and the president has put all of this in congress' court and says ultimately he'll sign whatever lawmakers here can agree to. >> yeah, the president did back away from that idea of a nationwide 2,000-mile wall. on another subject steve bannon, the fallout from "fire and fury" continues, that book. he has now been let go from breitbart, which was really his last perch after leaving the white house. >> reporter: it was. when bannon left the white house he suggested that he would be even more influential, more powerful as an outside advocate for trump's priorities. but the president has made it clear to all of his allies inside and outside of the white house that they have to make a choice, it's either him or it's steve bannon. they have chosen the president, bannon now will have a very hard time having influence losing that perch. >> you've got a bannon type candidate in the form of joe arpaio out in arizona pardoned
by president trump out there making a real challenge in that senate race. >> reporter: this is a huge shake-up in what is becoming a very crowded arizona senate race. joe arpaio is a lightning rod of a figure known for his hard line stance on immigration, once convicted for defying a court order to stop racial profiling, president trump did make that controversial move to pardon him but the white house now is not commenting on his move to enter this race if a lot going on in d.c., mary and jon, thanks very much. >> a lot indeed. the political world is still buzzing about the prospect of oprah winfrey running for president. oprah 2020 took off on twitter after her inspiring speech at the golden globes and now president trump is weighing in on the challenge. let's get the latest from our senior white house correspondent cecilia vega on that. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: hey, robin. good morning to you. that is the big question this morning. will she? won't she? a possible oprah now, oprah's longtime friend gayle says she is considering -- she is intrigued but does not believe at this point she's considering a run. oprah winfrey versus president
trump? he has a prediction. >> yeah, oprah would be a lot of fun. i don't think she's going to run. i know her very well. >> reporter: they do go way back. in 1988 oprah asked if he'd ever run for president. >> i just don't think i really have the inclination to do it. i love what i'm doing. i really like it. >> also it doesn't pay as well. >> reporter: and about a decade later he named his possible vp pick. >> oprah, i love oprah. oprah would always be my first choice. >> reporter: white house aides seemed less excited about the prospect. having been on the campaign of a political outsider, what advice would you give a political outsider like oprah who seems intrigued about the idea of running? >> i won't focus on anyone's campaign other than president trump's re-election. >> is she qualified? >> look, i disagree very much on her policies. is she a successful individual? absolutely. but in terms of where she stands on a number of positions, i would find a lot of problems with that.
>> reporter: press secretary sarah sanders didn't specify which policies, but oprah has championed stronger background checks on gun purchases and a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. >> it's possible to both enforce our laws and at the same time embrace the words on the statue of liberty that have welcomed generations of huddled masses to our shores. >> reporter: she donated more than $100,000 to democratic causes and candidates. >> barack obama. >> reporter: and endorsed barack obama and hillary clinton. >> do you like democracy or do you want a demagogue? >> reporter: as for her own foray into politics a few months ago she made it clear. >> there will be no running of office for any kind for me. >> reporter: it didn't take long. late night is already have been a fold day with this one. stephen colbert asked, does she even need to run? or just call it one of her favorite things and move right
in? >> all right, cecilia, thank you. michael. >> thank you, robin. to you to new concerns about the flu which could soon reach epidemic levels. experts are very concerned about the strain that's spreading this year and abc's gio benitez has the latest. >> reporter: this morning, emergency rooms across the nation filling up. the rate of flu hospitalizations doubling in just one week according to the cdc. in one of the worst seasons in recent history. sending americans like paul paris to the doctor with symptoms like high fever, severe chills and muscle aches. >> i felt so incredibly cold like to my bones. >> reporter: the cdc says this year's dominant strain h3n2 is known to be especially dangerous making its victims much sicker much more quickly than other types of flu. >> historically it's been associated with higher instance of mortality, both in the ered elderly population and in the young population. >> reporter: some public health
officials fear this is just the beginning. california already hit especially hard with 124 deaths across san diego and los angeles counties alone. >> in terms of where we go from here, there is a little bit of unpredictability in flu activity. >> reporter: and we're live now here at mt. sinai hospital in new york. one thing they're doing here for very sick patients admitted to the hospital, they might want to go ahead and do a dna test to see what kind of flu they have. so i want to show you this. this is one of those dna tests. it's a nose swab and it gives them the result in about an hour, michael. >> all right. thank you very much for that, gio, and for more, we will be joined by dr. daniel b. jernigan from the influenza division of the cdc. thanks for joining us. you say the cdc hates this strain of the flu. why is it so bad and i guess the other question why is there such a big surge of it right now? >> yeah, there's a couple things here. at cdc we monitor influenza very closely, and what we're seeing
is this year, the influenza season started earlier, and seems to be peaking right about now, so that's about a month earlier than it normally would be peaking and so lots of cases happening in lots of states all at the same time and so that's what i think people are feeling right now. >> we're getting a lot of questions from our viewers and most of the questions end up like this at the end, is it true that the shot is only about 10% effective this year and if that is true, why is that? >> well, i think we need to take a step back and say this year the cases we're seeing like you mentioned are due to h3n2 which is a virus that whenever it shows up, it causes lots of disease, lots of hospitalizations, lots of cases and lots of deaths and we know that the influenza vaccine is the best way to prevent influenza, but in this season, it is not as effective as it is for the other viruss that circulate, so 10% is a very low estimate that came out of australia over their season last
summer. the same kind of virus that we had last year was around 30%, 33% effective for the h3 component, and it's actually more effective for the other parts of vaccine they are trying to prevent the other flus that are circulating. >> so even though it doesn't prevent the flu it could make it a little bit less severe if someone were to get the flu and why is this strain, why is there such a big surge of it right now this year? >> well, there's a lot of reasons for that. it may be that some of the weather has something to do with it. the virus was able to start circulating in time so that when folks went home for thanksgiving or they went home for christmas they were able to transmit it to the folks that they're with and because of that it's able to circulate quickly, but we know this particular virus does cause more cases and it can be more severe. >> all right, dr. jernigan, thank you very much for that. robin. >> all right. thank you, michael. let's get down to ginger and looking at that picture behind you is something else. >> and this is the snowy part of the system. you had the mudslides and debris flows, but in big bear, they had
their first natural snow. outside las vegas, you get a little elevation, and the same. the roads did not look good, and this morning early in flagstaff, between 4 to 7 inches of snow, so this storm is on the move, and it's making its way through the rockies today. eventually into the plains. if you have any travel interest, denver into chicago over the next couple of days, keep in mind, the flow will fall over parts of nebraska and minnesota, and eventually make their way over to the ohio river valley and far western pennsylvania and new york. local weather in 30 seconds. first though, the rainy cities brought to you by carmax.
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blocked his plan to roll back protections for d.r.e.a.m.ers and we have some brand-new images of kate middleton. there they are. just in. she is of course, expecting a baby. attending an important event for kids to celebrate her 36th birthday. we'll have more on that coming up. we begin this half hour with that firestorm for james franco, the golden globe winning actor responding to sexual misconduct allegations overnight. abc's diane macedo is here with those details. good morning, diane. >> reporter: good morning to you, robin. so after winning a best actor award at the golden globes, the actor is now facing several allegations, and he says what's on twitter is inaccurate, but he also says alleged victims should continue to speak out. the week started with james franco wearing a time's up pin receiving the top prize for his film "disaster artist" at the golden globes. >> you all taught me to be a better director, a more responsible person. >> thank you. >> reporter: but overnight the 39-year-old found himself in the hot seat facing questions about sexual misconduct accusations. >> i can't -- i can't -- the way i live my life, i can't live if
there's restitution to be made. i will make it. so, if i've done something wrong, i will fix it. i have to. i mean, i think that's how that works. i don't know what else -- i don't know what to do. >> reporter: violet paley says he once forced her into a sexual act and tried to hit on her underage friend and alleged franco called to apologize for his behavior. a series of tweets from the actress ally sheedy during the globes ceremony raised eyebrows. sheedy who starred in a play with franco in 2014 tweeted, why is james franco allowed in? she followed up an hour after that writing, james franco just won. please never ask me why i left the tv/film business. she later deleted the tweets and hasn't released a comment but franco responded to her on "the late show." >> first of all, i have no idea what i did to ally sheedy. i directed her in a play off broadway.
i had nothing but a great time with her, total respect for her. i have no idea why she was upset. she took the tweet down. i don't know. i can't speak for her. i don't know. >> reporter: in 2014 franco was accused of trying to pick up a 17-year-old girl on instagram. he admitted he used bad judgment in contacting her and said he learned his lesson. and franco was due to participate in a "new york times" event today. that has since been canceled but this whole thing comes amid another controversy, "usa today" reports that after the money "all the money in the world" replaced disgraced actor kevin spacey with christopher plummer reports that mark wahlberg was paid $1.5 million to reshoot his scenes while michelle williams who was nominated for a golden globe for her role in the film was paid less than $1,000. that's less than 1% of what wahlberg was paid for reshooting those scene, robin. >> i believe she has more screen time than he does, joining us now media expert and managing editor of 10ten media. larry hackett. we called you overnight and said
get in here, man. there's so much to talk about. already hollywood is under the microscope then we'll start with mark wahlberg. not faulting him at all. maybe his reps and the producers and all that, but with hollywood under the microscope right now how does the industry dig themselves out of this? >> they go case by case and issue by issue and hopefully with each one learn to institute things. i've said before on the show what makes hollywood different than let's say working for abc or a network or publishing house, sit a collection of freelance projects over and over again. so when people have issues, let's say you have an issue with the pay on the movie, the movie is done. there's no hr on "all the money in the world" that still exists so what you have to do is deal with the press and the fallout. you know and make an answer there and i'm sure, for example, i would not be surprised if mark wahlberg gives a lot to charity. once he finds out what's going on. but going forward, you fix things ahead of time. ensure baseline on salaries. you have some kind of transparency. you'll never have all of it. some actors will be paid more than others. that's the way hollywood works. >> already in this movie the
kevin spacey -- the reason they had to reshoot it was because of kevin spacey and his allegations, so you would think they would be diligent and kind of -- >> you would have thought so and ridley scott said he thought all the actors weren't paid anything. in the case of michelle williams she was awoke enough to say i cannot get paid that we're reshooting because somebody sexually harassed somebody else. that would be inappropriate. i would think mark wahlberg's people thought there's a pay day here and they said get him the money. >> reiterate that because some people will say, get upset with mark wahlberg and it's like, it's the reps and the producers and everybody else involved. >> he turned up for work. he probably didn't know this was going on. >> all right, james franco. >> you know, again, there are these stories and allegations back to 2014 as you said in the taped piece where he was flirting with a 17-year-old. i think what's going to happen with franco or where this goes today, a, he's going to be up for an oscar nomination. will he get it? b, if he does, what's going to happen at the oscar nominations? a corollary to this, you
remember this. casey after fleck who won the oscar faced accusations as well, and two lawsuits were settled. i foresee and have foreseen for months now there is going to be protests about him being at the oscars. it is tradition if you win an oscar one year, the next year you present. what's changed from last year to this year people are going to say that's not going to happen. i think there will be tremendous pressure on the academy whether for affleck or franco. >> a lot has changed. >> and a lot will continue to change. >> larry, thank you so much. michael. >> thank you, robin. now a rare look behind the scenes at the life of tom brady. the patriots quarterback, well, he is the star of a new documentary series called "tom vs. time" and paula faris has more. good morning to you, paula. >> good morning to you, michael. hello, everyone, and this is access never expected from tom brady who is an ultra private person. in this docu-series we're getting a rare glimpse into his personal life but it's all coming at the same time as reports of strife in his professional life. >> if you're going to compete against me, you better be willing to give up your life because i'm giving up mine. >> reporter: in the upcoming "tom vs. time" docu-series airing on facebook watch, the
five-time super bowl winning quarterback for the new england patriots invites fans behind the scenes of his life off of the gridiron. >> you don't want to make sacrifices for your sport, but, when you have a family, you do. >> reporter: in the newly released trailer, viewers see tom brady playing with his kids interacting with fans, even working out alongside his glamorous supermodel wife, gisele, but while the 40-year-old quarterback would prefer to be focusing on the playoffs, it's an explosive espn report detailing an alleged power struggle between tom brady, his coach bill belichick and team owner robert kraft that's making headlines. detailing reported clashes over brady's longtime trainer alex guerrero's role in the organization. >> everyone has different truth based on their perspective. >> reporter: brady speaking out in a radio interview on tuesday defending his relationship with his long-time coach. >> coach belichick has been such a great coach and mentor and i certainly could never accomplish anything in a sport without, you know, everything that he's
taught me. >> reporter: okay, so what are the patriots saying about the espn report? well, brady, belichick and kraft issued this joint statement refuting it saying, quote, for the past 18 years the three of us have enjoyed a very good and productive working relationship. in recent days there have been multiple media reports that have speculated theories that are unsubstantiated, highly exaggerated or flat out inaccurate. a rare statement from the three of them. back to this espn report there is a sense this could be the end of the holy trinity, brady, belichick and kraft. >> as long as they're winning i think they have a chance to stick together. i don't see -- i'm pretty sure they haven't always gotten along. this series, i'm a part of the religion of sports with gotham and tom and i have had a chance to see some of it. for somebody who thinks he knows tom brady, i'm like, wow. >> it's amazing. >> made me appreciate beating him even more in the super bowl. >> oh! >> he's gonna remember that one. >> whoa! >> because when you see it you'll be like, man, this guy works hard so he's never beaten in any professional or personal way. >> don't try to clean it up.
>> don't take the broom out of my hand. let me clean it up. it really is something to see behind the scenes with tom brady and his wife and access is something you never see. i was surprised he allowed to do it. >> a six-part series that will air after the patriots season which could end in february, first sunday. >> could be in another super bowl, who knows. thank you. that was awesome. now, robin has me feeling bad. >> no. no. no. >> patriots fans, i love you. congrats on your five super bowls. >> i love how you -- >> enjoy your victory. coming up here, amy's one-on-one with tonya harding. the moment that brought her to tears only on "gma." harding. the moment that brought her to tears only on "gma."
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we're back for more of amy's revealing interview with tonya harding. the olympic figure skater caught up in scandal opened up about the crowning achievement of her career, but amy also about the tough times. >> that's right. you know what, there was that one moment that came during the u.s. championships in 1991. that is when harding became the first american woman to ever land a triple axel in competition. it certainly made history and it should, should have been the moment that defined her skating career. >> reporter: a do or die moment, that leap into the air followed by the uncertainty of how those razor thin blades will land. for tonya harding, there's one jump that's synonymous with her name and gave her the edge over her competition.
what is a triple axel? >> it is a jump that takes off in the forward position on a left forward leg. >> that forward edge takeoff is very intimidating. >> lifting up into the air. >> you probably twirl three times. >> which, of course, just adds more time in the air, more time to have trouble, more mistakes. >> coming down on one leg in a check position that can stop a rotation that comes down with 420 pounds of pressure on one foot. >> whatever made you think you could do that? >> what makes people think i can't? >> reporter: after perfecting the triple axle in practice, tonya took it to competition and hit the ice in minneapolis for the 1991 u.s. championships. >> now the question is whether she will become the first american to attempt and complete a triple axel jump. >> good god. >> we all look at each other. she did it. my god, she did it. the crowd is going crazy and she's pumping her fists in the air. she knows she's done it and it's
that exclamation point. >> terrific. >> it was like, bam, i was like yes! >> i watched that footage a thousand times and it just -- every time it makes me grin like no one can do that. it's just not something people can do. >> reporter: with the triple axel tonya secured her place in the history books and was now ready for the olympics. it's something that still brings here to tears. >> tell me what you were thinking. >> holy [ bleep ]. i just did it. nobody else did it. nobody helped me land that triple axel right there in that moment. >> you made history. >> i did. i did. >> we wall know what followed though. that was the attack on nancy kerrigan and harding's lifetime ban from u.s. figure skating for hindering prosecution after that
attack, but the triumph of that jump remains and margot robby told us the triple axel is so difficult when they were filming the movie even the two professional skating doubles who worked on that film, "i, tonya," could not do it and had to be re-created instead with computers. so coming up tomorrow we'll see harding back on the ice for the first time in decades and she is something to watch. >> i bet. >> really looking forward to that. it's such a great interview. "truth and lies: the tonya harding story" airs tomorrow night at 9:00 eastern right here on abc. coming up, a big change to flying. are we about to see the end of reclining seats? >> say it ain't so. >> on some planes. i just said it. i didn't do it. i just said it. >> i'm too big for that. i need room. are we about to see the end of reclining seats. >> say it ain't so. >> on some planes. i just said it. i didn't do it. >> we need room. i asked my doctor. he told me about non-insulin victoza®. victoza® is not only proven to lower a1c and blood sugar,
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. that search for survivors in those dangerous and deadly mudslides in california. homes knocked off their foundations. roads caked with thick mud. we're live from the disaster zone. and new concerns about the flu. just how bad could it get? doctors concerned about the growing number of cases, the new test that could tell you for sure if you have the flu. serena williams' secret health battle. the tennis champ revealing her scary six-day medical ordeal right after giving birth to baby olympia. her surprising medical catch-22. what went wrong and how is she doing now? parenting alert. kelly clarkson says she spanks her 3-year-old when dealing with temper tantrums. so many reacting to her comments. more than half of american parents say they might do the same. the experts weigh in on discipline this morning. ♪
and we can't wait for this guest. he's commuting right to times square. patrick wilson joins us live. and he's here to say -- >> good morning, america. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ nice to see patrick. good morning, america. we hope you're well this wednesday morning. >> hump day. halfway home. we have really personal revelations coming from serena williams. the tennis champ as you know, she is incredibly strong. in "vogue" she is sharing how challenging childbirth was and she suffered serious complications. thankfully, she's doing okay, and her baby girl as well. dr. ashton is here with important information. >> we're happy she's sharing that. i think it's going to help a lot of people. first we want to get to that race to find survivors of that deadly mudslide in california. matt gutman is on the ground in montecito with the latest. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, michael. residents are fleeing, and you
can hear the helicopters in the fly. first responders are pouring in. basically every creek bed in this area exploded with this kind of concrete-like mud, and boulders is size of trucks. there is concern for those two dozen people believed to be missing. the mud is eight feet deep, and you can see the roof of that house, but only get a sense of the scale here from the sky. check out these multimillion dollar mansions swept off their foundations, swallowed by that sea of mud and boulders. so many of them destroyed, and some of them even still smoldering from gas fires. this family of five plucked from the debris by the coast guard. you can see the mother and her daughter being lifted in the basket. they even got the family dog out. now rescuers will make a second round through here. you can see that orange "x" on the wall there, but the concern is that the force was so violent
it swept victims downstream. officials are saying it could be weeks before they can dig out here, and still no power, no water. no electricity here. michael. >> all right. thank you, matt. those images are just jaw-dropping. >> so unbelievable. >> they really have. now to new fears about the flu that could soon reach epidemic levels. abc's gio benitez is at mt. sinai hospital here in new york. good morning, gio. >> reporter: hey, robin, good morning to you. we are inside the pediatric er at mt. sinai. they are very concerned about how this flu affects the most vulnerable, the children. but in all age groups in the entire er department they're seeing more than 20 patients per day coming in with the flu. that's a big number. it's just this hospital, but we're seeing it mirrored across the country. now, at issue right now there is a very dangerous strain of the flu going around. the cdc says it's the h3n2. it makes people very sick very quickly. it's harder to treat for sure and two years ago, when we saw
the same strain, we saw about 40 million people get sick, about a million people, nearly a million people, went to the hospital because of it, and i want to show you this because here at this hospital for very sick patients who are already hospitalized here, what they're doing is that they're doing a dna test and it's going to find out exactly what strain you have, just in about an hour. it's called a nose dna test so they can do that right here for very sick patients, robin. >> gio, thanks so much. we learned so much with your interview the first half hour. with the cdc. coming up, serena williams, the tennis superstar's health battle revealing the serious complications she faced after childbirth. dr. ashton is here. and kelly clarkson talking about parenting, says she's not above spanking her children sparking quite a debate. we talk to a parenting expert about that. lara, what else do you have upstairs? hi, guys. look who is here. one of our favorite sharks, kevin o'leary. revealing great stuff here, the biggest financial mistake you can make and how to avoid it altogether in 2018. how does that sound?
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>> yes. so happy. >> thank you. >> the joy we have for you. cake for you. congratulations. >> thank you. thank you, robin. you're a great friend. thank you. >> he finally smartened up. >> thank you, thank you so much. as i told you, rob, i'm just enjoying the joy. >> i know you are. >> there is your boy. >> he's a handsome devil. >> and a great guy. great guy. >> ah, thank you, guys, even went to a penn state when he's an ohio state fan. >> you'll return the honors. >> i have. i have. that's true love. thank you guys. cheer, thanks. i love life. very excited. we'll do the cake. are we allowed to do this on the air? >> it's apple juice, guys. >> oh. >> it is sparkling cider. >> it is apple juice. darn it. all right. let me focus.
time for "pop news." >> okay. margot robbie in the news again revealing she is taking her career in a new direction, emphasis on the last word there. she is on the new issue of "elle" magazine saying, i spent the last ten years on a film set and realized if i am pouring my heart and soul into a film, i want to be one of those voices in the conversation making the decisions, absolutely and amen. >> good for her. [ applause ] >> the golden globe nominated actress also revealed in a unique way she intends to start blowing off steam fire twirling. >> what? >> i know. that's not an every day sport. it's a talent she wants to learn after she saw it on a beach in the philippines and she learned how to skate quite well so i have no doubt that we will see her fire twirling in no time. the new issue of "elle" magazines hits newsstands january 16th. thank you "elle" forgiving us that exclusive. [ applause ]
also, in "pop news" this morning, another strong woman, "stranger things" star millie bobby brown set to become a super sleuth. the emmy nominated young actress will star and produce in a new feature film series about sherlock holmes' younger sister enola based on the enola holmes mystery books written a decade ago. in the books her brother sherlock tries to ship other off to boarding school. no go sherlock. enola runs away, huh-uh. she ends up solving mysterious cases despite her brother's doubting her all the way. go, girl power. [ applause ] yeah, i like that. >> i love she's producing it as well. >> absolutely. >> getting into the game early. >> fantastic. can you feel it, robin? as oprah said -- you know what she said. >> speaking of oprah -- >> thank you so much. thank you so much. let's talk rose. let's talk pasta. let's talk oprah. need i say more? i mean that sounds like the best
possible combination and best diet. none other than oprah telling us we can have both of those things every day and still lose weight. thanks to the new freestyle program -- i am not a spokesperson. i just believe in rose and pasta. this program sounds amazing on weight watchers. oprah posted mouthwatering samples of what she's eating so for breakfast has toast with avocado and a poached egg. for lunch she has spaghetti with shrimp and then she has a little kale popcorn for a snack and for dinner, miso cod and good old glass of rose. >> pretty sensible diet. >> all that and she's already lost 40 pounds. that is what we call oprah living your best life. [ applause ] that's "pop news." on this beautiful day. >> it is a beautiful day. congratulations again, lara spencer. >> thank you, robin. >> well deserved. >> thank you. >> you noticed when i came out here that i had been crying. you were consoling me in the hallway because something i want to share with you.
no, it's all great news. it's great news. you know how much i love my family and my sister sally-ann. well, she is an icon in new orleans. has been on the morning show there for so long and she made announcement that the family has been prepared for. she made announcement that she is going to be retiring in february. here's what she had to say. >> will be my last day at wwl tv. it's hard to leave and it wasn't easy for me to make this decision, but i've thought about it and i prayed about it and it's right. i know this is the right time for me to start the next chapter of my life. [ cheers and applause ] >> it's like she was talking right to you. >> i know. she's been on the air for 40 years there. she's the reason i'm doing what i'm doing and these are tears of joy. they really are but she is such an icon. started a mentoring program and she's done so much for the community. i really am happy. [ laughter ] i really am happy. >> you really are happy --
>> but it's a big deal. >> is she excited for what comes next? >> she's so excited, guys. >> she's your big sis. >> she's at peace. she's very excited about that next chapter and, you know, oh, by the way and part of this is that the reason i'm here doing "gma," the reason i'm here living is because she was my bone marrow donor and she has spent a lot of time. [ applause ] and hearing her voice, i just -- i'm just so proud of her when she's at peace. >> she gets a chance to say, hey, i'm going off to my next chapter and on her terms and i think that's a great thing and she'll conquer it. >> but really cute. my mom and dad would have to flip between the two of us in the morning. yeah. >> that's a good problem. >> thank you for sharing. >> oh, your engagement, sally-ann's retirement. apple cider. >> to sally ann.
>> want me to introduce this piece? >> you know me so well. you know i can't do this right now. serena williams is opening up to "vogue" magazine about her medical ordeal after giving birth and suffered serious complications and we have the first look at her story. >> reporter: when she gave birth to olympia it seemed like the natural conclusion to an easy pregnancy. >> i felt you kick yesterday. that was amazing. ♪ just another day in the neighborhood ♪ >> reporter: but this morning, in the february issue of "vogue," the queen of the courts is revealing the dramatic story behind the birth of her daughter and life as a new mom. williams saying she had to deliver baby olympia by emergency c-section in september saying the moment her new daughter was laid on her chest was an amazing feeling and then everything went bad. after feeling short of breath, a ct scan revealed that williams had a pulmonary embolism and other blood clots which set off coughing fits that burst her
c-section incision. she then had to have additional surgery to correct and prevent more clots from forming. the whole time williams and her now-husband keeping her condition private even as they shared quick glimpses of their new baby girl online. >> so we're leaving the hospital after we had a lot of complications but look who we got. we got a baby girl. >> reporter: williams says after arriving home she was bedridden for six weeks. and making the adjustment to being a mom. the 36-year-old saying, no one talks about the low moments, the pressure you feel, the incredible letdown every time you hear the baby cry. i have broken down i don't know how many times. why do i feel so sad when i have a beautiful baby? the emotions are insane. ♪ wait a minute >> reporter: but now williams says she's almost back at full strength showing off her moves in this new video for "vogue." embracing life as a new wife and mom. and hoping to return to compete
in march. [ applause ] how about those moves? how about those moves? dr. jen ashton is here to talk about this. c-section, people really need to understand the seriousness when you have this procedure. >> this is not a manicure or haircut. one of the most common surgeries done in this country, and the vast majority of time to be clear. everything goes smoothly, but fe depending on whether it's an emergency or crash section whether it's routine, whether it's elective depending on the hospital, the stage in pregnancy, there can be complication rates, data has shown as high as 30% and i want to be clear, these can be very minor complications or these can be major or life-threatening and when you take a look at this list of complications, bleeding which can be in terms some cases hemorrhage, infection, both in the uterus and in the skin incision, damage to internal organs like the bladder, bowel, blood clots in the leg, torso. or the lung.
rare risk of anaesthesia complications. rare risk of fecal complications. but these things do happen and they can happen to an elite athlete. they can happen to an everyday woman regardless of the doctor or anything else. >> we saw in the setup piece she has had issues blood clotting. how could that possibly have been a factor. >> let's do a little deeper dive on a pulmonary embolus. certain risk factors that we know about, being pregnant is a major risk factor, having pelvic surgery, being immobilized. someone with a past history is at greater risk in the future. and i want to show you exactly what's going on there. if you imagine this as your blood vessel, the veins in your torso, if this blood clot dislodges and travels to the heart, the lungs, it can range from a minor issue with breathing or it can be fatal. because this actually clogs up the blood vessels in the lung and the heart can't beat against that. the blood can't get observation
oxygenation. then you require blood thinning medications and that can cause complications if given in the immediate post-operative period. >> plumbing. >> you mentioned about elite athlete. doesn't matter. being a momma is not easy. >> i said it before. pregnancy and childbirth are athletic events. that doesn't mean an elite athlete can breathe through. i have delivered over 1,500 babies. it's rare that i see a mother that goes through it without any kind of challenge. again, does she have other resources that that other people do? yes. but it is difficult, and you have to be patient with yourself. >> it's wonderful that she's being so revealing in this issue. >> absolutely. >> and when we saw her moves, did you see her busting those moves? >> yep. >> she's going to be back on the court before we know it. we're glad she and her baby are doing well. thank you, jen. the february issue of "vogue" hits newsstands next tuesday, january 16th. michael and amy. all right, thank you, robin. to a parenting debate making a lot of headlines. singer kelly clarkson revealed she finds, quote, nothing wrong with a spanking to discipline her children, and this is causing quite a reaction online,
amy. >> yes, it has. kelly says she knows spanking is a tricky issue but says she feels, quote, fine about it. take a look. >> reporter: fresh off her appearance at the golden globes, kelly clarkson is still delighting her fans with stories of who she met that night. >> this cheek has been caressed by meryl streep. another amazing moment tonight was that i got to meet steve carell. ♪ love so soft >> reporter: but this morning the "love so soft" singer is making headlines for her not so soft stance when it comes to spanking. >> i'm not above a spanking which people aren't necessarily into. i mean i don't mean hitting her hard, i just mean a spanking. >> reporter: during a radio interview with 98.9 the buzz in rochester, clarkson spoke candidly about how she disciplines her kids, and that she's not above spanking when dealing with temper tantrums thrown by her 3-year-old daughter river rose. >> i warn her, hi, i'm going to spank you on your bottom if you don't stop right now. this is ridiculous. honestly it's really helped.
now she doesn't really do that kind of stuff. >> reporter: while a 2016 gallup poll shows over half of american parents approve of spanking the american academy of pediatrics does not recommend any physical punishments saying it teaches aggressive behavior and can become ineffective if done often. for younger children aap advises appropriate time-outs. clarkson who is also mother to 1-year-old son remy says she's well aware of the line. >> i'm a well-rounded individual with a lot of character. so i think there's a fine line obviously. i believe in spanking. so you might catch me spanking my child at the zoo. >> reporter: clarkson did say she is especially mindful of spanking her children when outside her home or around others and says, quote, my parents spanked me and i'm fine. >> i got it too. >> hand raised? hand raised if you've been spanked. >> i know i've been spanked and for more on this, let's bring psychiatrist dr. gail saltz. clarkson says she's not hitting her hard.
is there a spectrum when there comes to spanking? >> physically there is a spectrum. if you're hitting hard to harm, that's abuse. light spanking is it not considered abuse in this country. so in that sense, yes. but no in the sense that any spanking is actually been shown to be not as effective as other forms of discipline in the long haul. maybe in the moment but not in the long haul and also shown to correlate with long-term aggressive behaviors in a kid that was spanked and even mental health issues. >> it makes sense because it's a lot harder and requires a lot more patience to put someone in a time-out especially if you're out in public and busy and trying to rectify bad behavior in the moment so it makes sense but earlier this morning i want to say this, we surveyed our audience and this is really interesting. asking if it's okay to spank your kids, 20% said it was never okay. 78% said it was sometimes okay. you thoughts on that? >> so, look, i don't want to
judge kelly clarkson or any other mom. it is the hardest job and discipline is one of the hardest pars of it. however, it does seem to be a cultural issue in the sense that we have all this new data that says it's not effective and not good for you but it does seem to be that if you were spanked, you think it's fine. why? because we need to believe our parents did the right thing for us and because we're good people so we do tend to employ the same techniques and spank our kids. but new data should show us just as it does with other health issues like cancer, hey, there is something that maybe needs to change because, in fact, it's not working and it's not good for us. >> so what do you recommend for discipline as our children grow and get older? >> the most important thing is consistency, but overall with negative reinforcement it should be nonphysical, it should be something like a time-out or taking something away of value to that child so if it's a young child maybe it's a toy. if it's an older child, maybe it's a phone. >> it's a phone. >> exactly. but being consistent about that
but more important, human beings like all mammals respond to positive reinforcement more so so consistently positively reinforcing behaviors you want to see. so they did -- they said thank you or please, oh, great, that was terrific. you know, giving them attention, maybe it's a treat. >> but a positive thing. >> attention because what kids want most of all is attention. when the attention is negative as in spanking they're going to repeat those negative behaviors. >> makes sense. >> dr. saltz, thank you very much. >> my pleasure. over to ginger. >> time for your "gma" moment. anybody else sad when the christmas tree has to come down? tommy in clawson, michigan, is so sad that the christmas tree and ornaments have to come down. look at that little face. you know what, tommy, a lot of us get sad on that day. he starts hugging the ornaments. one of the sweetest videos we've seen. send your "gma" moment to my good morning. i'm meteorologist mike nicco. here are your accuweather highlights. crowds and the chance of light
rain return today. the storm's 1, light on our storm impact scale. lingering clouds and patchy fog tonight. more fog the next couple nights but brighter and warmer amps to follow. 56 in the north bay to about 60 down in the south bay today. back in the 40s tonight except for san francisco, about 50. my accuweather seven-day forecast, a slight chance of rain in coming up, patrick wilson is coming up, patrick wilson is here live and plus "shark tank's" kevin o'leary. so don't go anywhere. we'll be right back. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ] g ma 830
good morning. it's 8:27. i'm reggie aqui. governor jerry brown is introducing his final state budget proposal. it will be the first that includes anticipated revenue from marijuana sales taxes. it's expected to include shoring up health care services and combatting climate change and have a surplus of there are 7.5 billion. wish we had a little more surplus on the roads. >> yeah. it's just crawling along the san mateo bridge. high winds are still advised there, just bumper to bumper. it is about a 40-minute drive to get over towards the peninsula. still have some trouble spots in san jose. we have northbound 280 near 7th street. five vehicles involved, still a lane of traffic blocked there. an suv versus a motorcycle in
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gurus, tony, our booker eric. the briefing patrick wilson and there's a reason why they're doing that. >> why is that? >> because patrick wilson is going to come on out right now. [ applause ] come on out here. come on out. [ cheers and applause ] >> good to see you. >> how are you? >> good. >> good to see you. >> hello. [ applause ] >> welcome back. >> hi. >> were they briefing you? giving you the -- >> you were focused. >> listen, we have a job to do. >> very important. >> gets you in the mood when sitting at this desk? my dad and brother are tv anchors so i feel like a little kid. where i would sit at the desk.
>> cute. >> we're glad you're sitting at the desk. >> thank you. >> before we talk about your movie we'll talk about something trendy talking about haven't the scenes at "gma" is trending. another thing trending for you, how many jabs do we have in the house. how many people named jack? >> oh, my gosh. >> so loud. >> all right, jack. >> you're enough jack screaming for a lot of jacks. your name is one of the most popular names in 2017. >> way to go, jack. >> for pets. >> he knew it all along. >> yeah, for pets. that was the thing. [ laughter ] and it's according to pe petsathome.com. you know what name topped the list in across species as the most popular? george. >> well, of course. >> you make a fine chihuahua. >> i hear i make a fine reptile is what i said. >> you're reptilian type of guy, george. >> yes. that's what it said, horses and snakes.
>> the top five names, though, horses and snakes? [ laughter ] >> lara is enjoying it. >> lara, lara, don't even say a word. let that slide. >> yes. >> so, patrick, you have two dogs. what are their names. >> i have so many animals i'm running a farm. i have two dogs, two guinea pigs, my dogs are louise and mabel. our guinea pigs are wallace and kevin. >> wallace and kevin. >> why wallace and kevin. >> good morning, go to school, have a great day. he named wallace and kevin. we have a bunch of fish and i forget their napes. >> who named the dogs? >> the dogs were my wife named louise and then, yeah, then -- i forget who named mabel. one of them. we like old timy napes. >> speak of family affairs, you posted pictures that we loved. got to show these. these are of a family karaoke session. >> it's actually you and me but -- >> and, no.
>> i believe we have these pictures, yes, no, control room? there you go. this looks series. >> that is serious. our brooklyn friends and some family. karaoke is a big deal with us and my friend jason. >> whoa, whoa, whoa. why is my favorite gladiator right there? >> that is tv's own scott foley. [ applause ] >> he is my brother-in-law. >> wow. >> he is my brother-in-law. our wives are sisters. >> oh, really? >> yes. i mean, talk about a family. seeing a family can't get any better look sfwhg what is your go to karaoke song. >> depends on the mood. i like tom jones' "delilah." >> tom jones can really -- >> always a crowd pleaser. you got to go for it. >> you and your brother, you have a band called the wilson band. >> wilson band. >> the anchorman. >> he's the guitarist, the eddie
van halen of our group. we're half -- there we are. doing -- half our set is old van halen tunes and so we do it for charity. we got an event february 10th actually in st. petersburg. everything we do is for charity. this one is for st. pete's fire and raised a ton of money for first responders, for vets, everything we can do is, you know, just for charity and for the good of the community. [ applause ] >> yeah. >> you ready to see the new movie with liam neeson? >> just let some go. whoever you want. >> how do i know they'll be safe? >> the hostages? >> someone i need to protect. >> look, if you're worried about someone's safety send them out with me. >> not yet. >> seven years we were partners you always had my back.
let someone else have yours for once. [ cheers and applause ] >> so good in trying to help him. >> yes. >> but it's very suspenseful. >> it is, it is. it starts out as hitchcockian and things happen on a train and then it becomes a liam neeson action movie. it's awesome. he's one of the greatest guys. you know him and he's so funny and so -- such a skilled actor anyway but then he can fight. can he ever so it's super fun. he's a great guy. >> also you just wrapped shooting "aquaman". >> i did, yes, yes. i almost brought my doll that you gave me last year. >> yes. >> i still have my figurine, my ocean master figurine that you gave me. >> are there any crazy like stunts or anything in the movie. >> so many. it's really -- james and that team pushed the boundaries as far as anybody has ever taken it
with all the wire work and the green screen and it's huge and will be so much fun. it's going to be a blast. comes out next christmas. >> you know what, maybe we could do some kind of charity event and have you and your band of brothers come here and sing and raise some money. >> i'd like that. >> we'll do that. >> good man. >> i love that. >> also i want indicate to see this movie. i'm a big fan of these type of thing, "the commuter" is going to roll into theaters on friday, make sure you check out patrick wilson, everybody. coming up "shark tank's" kevin o'leary and in our green room he's getting ready to give his biggest financial tips, the mistakes people make.
we are back with a sneak peek at the brand-new season of our digital show "food forecast." i love this and put so much heart and soul in it. we take an in-depth look at how the weather and climate have a huge impact on the food that we eat every day. like the orange juice that you might be having with your breakfast right now. >> since those epic freezes in the '80s, the enemy of the florida orange is now a tiny bug. >> they're pretty small. hopefully if i find one i can point it out. >> yeah. >> reporter: citrus greening also known as yellen dragon disease isn't just a problem in the u.s., it's been mutilating crops in china, india and south africa for more than a century. this is happening all over the state of florida. >> yes, it is.
it's having a major impact and we have a lot of growers are having to make decisions daily. will they be able to stay in business. >> they've got it too. >> reporter: a third generation citrus farmer scott young's groves have been ravaged by the disease. >> i went from 400 acres down to less than 100. >> it's just dead. >> it's just dead. >> reporter: the university of father has discovered a physical barrier, a form of citrus security. this is screen house. >> yes, it limits the size of the insect that can move through it. we all are working on it really hard. >> reporter: and they have to. citrus is key to florida's economy. making the state $8.6 billion each year. >> we're close to some solutions. >> there's no silver bullet as i see it out there. >> it's just a matter of time. >> nature there's always something to deal with here. it's part of agriculture. >> so, robin, you saw the dead trees and the oranges falling then irma comes through, takes people that had 50% loss and cuts it by half again. this has been a horrible year
for oranges. >> so glad you're doing this again. you should see how she lights up. you are so passionate about it. what is it about it. >> it's the climate, the weather part but then it's also the food we eat. what we put in our body. so important and so you'll learn not only what to look for, the labels to look for, what it all means but i like to get that, you know, it helps every single person and it's super nerdy. >> she is like that. you can watch the entire first and second season "food forecast," the best many show ever. abcnews.com/foodforecast or on the abc news app. okay. >> yes, good morning. i'm meteorologist mike nicco. your accuweather 12-hour day planner, random rain today and some drizzle and temperatures starting in the 40s but ending up in the mid to all that weather brought to you by tate farm. >> have you met jack over there? >> no.
i got to meet jack. i got stuff to do. jack, i'll be there but to lara. >> so many new year's resolutions focused on getting finances in order but where do we begin? "gma's" partnering with our sponsor anyone da for our simply a bet iryou series and sh morning "shark tank's" kevin o'leary is kind enough to join us to share his top financial tips for 2018. first though let's take a look at this incredible success story. >> my name is robbie cabral founder of benji lock. >> reporter: robby making a splash on abc's "shark tank" with the first rechargeable padlock that uses fingerprint technology to keep your valuables safe. >> i come to the tank extremely humble seeking 200,000 for 10% of my company. >> reporter: the inventor sharing his struggles with the sharks. >> the day they laid me off, my daughter was born. i said, man, i'm just going to try to push it for my family for my friends. >> reporter: it was at the gym robby had a stroke of genius.
>> people get frustrated with combination, lose their keys and just the size of the fingertips was the winner here. >> reporter: on "shark tank," he took kevin o'leary's $200,000 offer for a 15% stake. >> my heart is telling me to go with mr. wonderful. >> reporter: that partnership taking him from rags to riches. his award-winning lock now licensed and about to hit the shelves. >> you are amazing. [ applause ] >> all right, so kevin is here and we're going to break down your tips. forget the tips, i don't vuf to invest. >> you always have a way to save 10%. something you're spending you don't need. look at the crap in your closet. always a way to make 10%. >> fair enough, right so here's what we'll do. three audience members and they'll answer our questions, they'll give us their best guess. your best guess and kevin will let you know if you're wrong or right. three really important tips. here we go. question number one, what is the most common financial mistake people make? number one, not invests, number
two, not having an emergency tundz and number three, not paying off debts. i know my answer. which was your answer, guys? >> not paying off debts. not paying off debts. >> debt, 100% right. pay your debts off. >> i like all three. i would have said all of the above. >> you have to get out of debt first. you can't save money while paying interest to somebody else. >> next question, how often should you calculate expense, 90 days, 0 days or every 365 days? your best guess, audience, ready? >> we have 90 days is right. 90 days is right. why? you see your personality emerge in 90 days and find out what you're spending money on. >> 30 is too quick is this way too quick. >> i would have done 30. i'm out. final question, what percent of your income should you save? 25%, 10% or 5%? our audience members, your answer is. >> absolutely right. of course, you want to save as much as you can.
>> minimum 10. minimum 10. >> minimum 10. >> you can do it in in a perfect world give us something aspirational if we could really reach for the tars to save a certain amount this year. >> listen to. the average salary in america is $52,000 if you save 10% in your 20s by the time you will a 65 you will have $1.2 million in the bank. you can do it. >> that's why we call him mr. wonderful, everybody. this is no joke. great simple tips. i need to say this. thanks so much to our sponsor splenda offering the chance to win $5,000 for you to start saving to help you achieve your resolutions, here's what we want you to do. go to goodmorningamerica.com/sweep stakes to enter and to help you start saving plane da is giving everyone right here a gift card for a month supply of coffee. every little bit helps. [ applause ] thank you, splenda. thank you mr. wonderful. we love "shark tank." great job, you guys and we will be right back. don't go anywhere.
we're back with rooster mcconaughey and wayne "butch" gilliam starring in a new show "rooster & butch." self-made millionaires who put entrepreneurs to the test before they agreed to invest. >> thanks, tv show, movies. these entrepreneurs got this idea what business should be. they're prepared to give this power point presentation. we want to let them know this ain't business as usual. [ applause ] >> business as usual is right. and i was just looking. looked like you brought your whole family. >> we have to. i mean, you know, can't leave them home by themself. >> there they are right there. like 20 people here. >> how did you get them to fit down the line like that?
[ laughter ] who is in charge? >> we don't even know. they told us where they wanted to sit. we just didn't what they wanted. >> that's the way they do us. >> i love this show. i love this show. the reason i love it because you two you're investing your own money into these companies. so what do you look for before you invest the money before you say yes to this entrepreneur who comes to you for some help? >> this is butch has always been about the people, always, always, and he -- like he says, tell them, butch. >> well, you know, oftentypes people ask us the same question, exactly what are you looking for in this entrepreneur and rooster and i are kind of -- we're not spring chickens anymore so we're looking for someone that, well, you're not a spring chicken. i am. anyway, we're looking for someone that reminds us of ourselves at an earlier time in our lives. >> the thing is you just don't say here's your investment. you make people work for it and make them do crazy things. what's the craziest you have ever done to someone before you
invested with them. >> you'll see it tonight. i think we might have gone overboard a little bit. >> it's overboard for you a little bit. >> yeah, i wouldn't have done what the guy did. i mean, you know -- >> we got to get these people relaxed. you just might see us take a guy up in a helicopter, 10,000 feet, throw him out of it. let him get his mind cleared on the way down and when he hits the ground, we pick him up and have a talk with him, find out what he's all about. >> he's only thinking about one thing going down and that's am i going to be alive? [ laughter ] that's a mind-clearing experience. >> i tell you right now, it'll clear something else up too. >> no, actually it can mess some stuff up. >> and, butch, you have a brother, 16 years younger than you matthew mcconaughey. >> yeah, that's him. [ applause ] >> so i know there he is right there. i'm sure you probably baby sat him growing up. and i want to know, are you good at his catchphrase? >> all right, all right, all
right. >> no, matt damon does it better than me. he practicing steadily, butch has one he always uses. >> already, already, already. [ applause ] >> take it away. i mean, i can't top that. >> no, you can't stop that. >> i'm excited. >> my brother likes him better than me anyway. >> don't feel bad. my brother likes everybody better than me. "rooster & butch" ♪ ♪ there are two types of people in the world. those who fear the future... and those who embrace it. the future is for the unafraid. ♪ all because of you ♪ ♪
and before we go we have a special announcement from the one and only taylor swift revealing on her app the swift life and you can see the first look at her new video for her song "end game" that is starring her, future and ed sheeran right here tomorrow. only on "gma." we got an exclusive right here. >> all right. >> this is "gma." [ cheers and applause ]
good morning. it's 8:59. i'm reggie aqui from "abc7 mornings." no, it's not raining. >> in most areas, no, it's not, you're right, reggie, even though we're seeing some radar returns. it's only reaching the top of our mountains. there's the possibility it could reach our neighborhoods so i put caution on your activity planner in case some of the rains get to you. temperatures today 56 to about 60 degrees. my accuweather seven-day forecast, there's no other storm oh than the one that's today, and it's light. we have some mass transit problems. b.a.r.t. out the embarcardero center is experiencing delays due to earlier medical emergency and the sfo dailey city directions. train number 225 caltrain northbound struck an unoccupied tow truck at broadway burling game, so there are northbound delays with caltrain. >> time for "live with kelly &
ryan." we'll be back at 11:00 a.m. for abc7 midday news. >> announcer: it's "live with kelly and ryan!" today, film and television star taraji p. henson. and from the hit drama "the americans," matthew rhys. and we continue our "jan-you-ary" with spices to keep you healthy. all next on "live!" ♪ [cheers and applause] and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest! [cheers and applause] ♪ >> ryan: hello, how are you? what's up?