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nbc under fire after the matt lauer scandal. are they doing enough to protect the woman who first reported him? >> there's a hunt under way to figure out who she is. >> new details from her lawyer. >> my client is terrified. >> then, prince harry and meghan's wedding date revealed. what is prompting a royal security shakeup? and intense training for the bride to be. >> it will show her how to behave during a hostage situation. >> plus, as fans line up for "the last jedi." is daisy ridley quitting "star wars"? >> let's clear it up. >> then -- >> i'm hopie ining that she has heart to forgive me. >> what kevin hart is saying now about cheating on his wife. we're with the cast of "a christmas story" live as they work out the kinks. well, most of them. >> let's hope that doesn't happen on the night.
>> this is "entertainment tonight." >> why is the accuser who brought down matt lauer saying she lives in constant fear? >> there is new fallout tonight as the "today" show tackles the scandal head on. >> hey, matt, are the allegations true? >> there's a hunt under way to find out who she is. >> appearing on the "today" show this morning, a lawyer for the anonymous accuser whose complaint took down matt lauer now accuses the network of not doing enough to protect her identity. >> nbc has a duty to maintain confidentiality and they have not done a good job of doing that. they know exactly what they've done and they need to stop. >> her lawyer would not reveal specifics of how nbc may have compromised his client's identity. however, a spokesperson for nbc news tells "e.t.," quote, the network has protected the employee's anonymity all along and will continue to do so. >> she does live in constant fear that people are going to
track her down. and i think that's going to have a chilling effect on other women who might want to come forward. >> lauer's latest accuser has chosen to reveal herself. addie zinone, a former production assistant on "today" tells "e.t." the decision was made in fear of partially being outed. quote, the media was coming for me. instead of allowing somebody else to write my narrative, i decided to stop protecting him, blaming myself and allowing fear to hold me hostage. she accuses lauer of abuse of power in 2000, when, at 24 years old, she says they engaged in a one-month-long affair. neither nbc or lauer have commented on the allegation. in 2009, lauer did not join his colleagues in taping messages of support when zinnone was inducted into temple university's media hall of fame. >> addie is a delightful young woman. >> i can think of no one more deserving to be inducted into the hall of fame. >> now, there's also more fallout for another big star, dustin hoffman. more women have come forward with disturbing claims of being harassed by the two-time oscar
winner. playwright cori thomas claims in "variety" that when she was 16 and a friend of one of his daughters, the actor exposed himself to her in a hotel room. the other two women say that during the production of 1987's "ishtar," hoffman groped them against their will. two other accusers came forward yesterday, to the "hollywood reporter," which now makes a total of eight women who claim they were sexually harassed or assaulted by hoffman. last week, katherine rossetter alleged in "the hollywood reporter" that hoffman repeatedly groped her when they worked together on broadway. she said it was quote a horrific, demoralizing, and abusive experience at the hands, literally, of one of my acting idols. you may recall last month, anna graham hunter claimed hoffman sexually harassed her in 1985 when she was a 17-year-old intern on the set of the tv movie "death of a salesman." hoffman denies the allegations saying they're not reflective of who i am.
as for the other accusations, hoffman did not reply to our request for comment. but his attorney's described some of the other claims as defamatory falsehoods. "last week tonight" host john oliver grilled the actor about hunter's allegations. >> do you believe this stuff that you read? >> i believe what she wrote, yes. >> why? >> because there's no point in her lying. >> well, there is a point in her not bringing this up for 40 years. >> really? >> oh, dustin. >> let's just move on. you may want to circle may 19th on your calendar. do you know why? >> i'm going to circle it. yes, i know. >> that's the day prince harry and meghan markle say i do. >> it's going to be a massive event of course. we have new details on why they're even more concerned about security than usual. as the groom to be just stepped out for another public appearance. harry was without meghan as he, william, and kate
attended a memorial service for victims of london's grenfell tower fire. adele and actress carey mulligan were also there to mourn the 71 people who died back in june. no doubt there was massive security at the church, per royal family protocol. concerns grew after terror threats were reported against little prince george. >> it's fair to say that due to the terrorism threats in the uk, the security around the royal family has increased. >> before meghan and harry walk down the aisle, they are expected to undergo survival training with the special air service, which is an elite division of the british army. >> they'll have a live range that they call the killing house. i know that princess diana and charles went to the killing house. they were shown the live hostage situation. they took part in the training themselves. >> alex bomberg, a former army vet and kensington palace aide, says killing house training involves how to the deal with potential active shooting situations. >> it will be real.
it will be a lot of flashes and bangs, adrenaline. it will show her how to behave during a hostage situation, during a hostage rescue. >> hope that training is something she never has to use. on to something fun. don't forget that harry and william are playing stormtroopers in "star wars: the last jedi" which just opened today. so many fans are camping out at the famous chinese theater, the lapd added officers to keep everybody safe. the movie is expected to make as much as $429 million. this weekend alone. carly steele is with the cast, including daisy ridley. so she got right to the big rumor, is daisy really hanging up her lightsaber? >> you almost broke the internet when you said you're going to be stepping away from rey at the end of the trilogy. >> misquoted. >> let's clear it up. >> firstly, that was at the end of a very long day at the end of a very long shoot. we were talking about where the trilogy is going.
all i said was, as far as i know from when i signed on, i signed on to 7, 8, and 9. i don't know about any plans beyond that. that's for disney, for anyone else in charge to decide. >> you would be open to do it? >> in my mind, that's where the story ends. a trilogy is a beginning, a middle, and an end. i don't know beyond that. >> rey's confrontation with luke is one of the most anticipated moments to watch. john boyega says to expect a fast start. the last jedi hits the ground running. >> kylo ren in defense of rey, he got his back slashed. so now he's in recovery but wakes up with rey on his mind, but he still feels he's in that moment. so it's up to po to bring him up to speed. >> another thing to watch, carrie fisher's final "star wars" appearance. look for a farewell to the princess. what is your favorite memory of carrie? >> we had such a passionate relationship. we were mad for each other. then we were mad at each other.
and not speaking. we reached a point in our lives where there was a real comfort zone. she could relax around me because she knew who i was. she knew that i hadn't changed in all those years. i wasn't trying to -- angling to get something out of her. >> mark also said he could make carrie laugh and she loved it. look at this. just hours before the movie opened, carrie's brother, todd, paid tribute to her with a plaque that reads, we love you, carrie. >> and we do, too. what about this one? did james corden pay tribute to beyonce when he named his newborn daughter? topping tonight's "know & tell" is cordon's name game. >> the doctor asked for a name. i don't know why i said it. i looked at the doctor, i looked at the doctor and i said we're going to call her beyonce. my wife did not think that was funny. ♪ girls run the world >> mrs. carter's effect on corden's new bundle of joy.
of course james was joking around. last night, he returned to his late, late show gig two days after the unexpected arrival of his new baby girl. corden's wife julia and the baby are still doing fine, but they're still on the search for her name. next, kevin hart's confession. >> what was your thinking earlier this year when you got caught cheating in vegas? it's irresponsible. >> it's beyond irresponsible. there's no way around it. best way to do it is address it right on. >> reporter: and hart did just that, owning his cheating mistakes. the new dad to baby kenzo kept the conversation real yesterday on new york's power 101 radio show the breakfast club. >> i'm hoping she has a heart to forgive me and understand this is not going to be a recurring thing. >> i was listening to this. i couldn't believe it. he just kept going and going and saying more and more. >> he went there, didn't he? >> he sure did. good for you kevin been. he gave us all the answers we wanted. still ahead -- can't wait. we're behind the scenes of
top 100 charts. >> anything ed does is number one. >> this sunday we get to see a new take on a classic movie, as "a christmas story" becomes a live musical on fox. just 48 hours away. as carly steele found out, in rear rehearsal, there are things to work out. >> working with all the cast, they're so nice, i'm so excited. [ crash ] >> oh. let's hope that doesn't happen on the night. hey, nobody got hurt here. it does mean anything can happen. what are you most nervous about? >> singing. yeah, singing. >> action. ♪ somewhere hovering over indiana ♪ >> while the kids don't seem nervous, but at three hours long, the show has narrater matthew broderick on edge. >> it's like shooting a movie in real time. >> the reimagining of the movie has newcomer andy walken playing ralphie parker. >> his parents are maya rudolph and from episodes, chris diamontopoulos. >> i think they've been really
smart about preserving so many of the elements we found in love with regard to the film. >> like the infamous leg lamp. >> say cheese. >> and this moment with a flag pole. >> ahh! >> do you know how they did the licking the post? >> no. >> they had a little hole and a vacuum underneath. when he stuck his tongue through the hole, it -- >> no way. >> isn't that brilliant? >> maya's four kids makes her a natural for the role. >> part of the logic of it was like she's a mom. that would be good to have her. >> she's got this. she's got this. >> on screen and off. had you seen the movie as you were growing up? >> i was grown up. i'm pretty old. >> still ahead -- >> it's like a time machine. >> everything you need to know about the "roseanne" reboot. new details from the set. >> then, this is catherine zeta-jones and this is catherine zeta-jones playing a character on drugs. >> calm down! >> inside her terrifying cocake cocaine godmother
every person in the city has a gun at my head. calm down? >> that is an exclusive look at catherine zeta-jones totally losing it as a drug kingpin cocaine godmother. it airs december 20th. >> it looks fascinating. i'm excited about this. the return of "roseanne." we're keeping up with the connors. ♪ what doesn't kill us is making us stronger ♪ >> today was the final day of production of the reboot. shots show this 65th birthday party for roseanne. each back in may, even back in may, roseanne was raring to go. >> i'm really looking forward to it. it's been so fun already. >> reporter: who is returning? in addition to roseanne, sara gilbert is back. as her daughter darlene.
>> oh, what a time we had. >> back from the dead, john goodman. rosean roseanne's husband. >> is it a rewind? what is it? >> you'll have to tune in and see. >> oh, come on. >> the beckys are both back. lecy goranson and sarah chalke. but only lecy will play becky this time around. >> the whole cast is back. >> that included laurie metcalf. and friend sandra bernhard. >> it's going to be so great. >> johnny galecki returns as david. who originally married sara on the show. >> i was so excited to see everyone in the same room for the first time in 21 years. >> this is just the best. >> every detail. the carpet. the tchotchkes on the windowsill. >> yeah. it's like a time machine. like that. >> reporter: it's amazing how they have gotten everybody back together. let's move from a tv show to a highly anticipated movie. let's join carly steele in new york. you were in d.c. hanging with three of hollywood's most powerful people. >> kevin, i'm just going to go ahead and drop these names. >> meryl streep, tom hanks, and
director steven spielberg. they've joined forces on "the post." also on meryl's mind, how the women coming forward in hollywood's sexual misconduct scandals are changing things. >> it's a really unique moment for those of us old enough to remember first wave of feminism and when we really thought the world was going to change overnight. >> reporter: in the movie, based on the true story of the pentagon paper, meryl plays "washington post" publisher kay graham. >> they're in doubt of having a woman in charge of the paper. >> thank you for your frankness. >> twagsz it was in 1971 and now today we're still dealing with these issues. it's so relevant. >> exactly. i think meryl has so many moments in the movie that i know almost every woman has experienced at some point in her professional career. >> let's do our jobs. find those pages. >> in "the post," hanks plays legendary reporter ben bradley, racing to break a huge story. revealing the truth about the
vietnam war. >> do you have the papers? >> not yet. >> meryl's next project. a bit more light hearted. the sequel to 2008's "mamma mia." ♪ how can i resist ya >> will you be doing a duet with cher? >> well, we did many duets, but they were at the bar. ♪ i don't wanna let you go >> i would have loved to have seen that. that could have been a movie by itself. >> an interesting movie. >> "the post" opens the first awards show of the new year. the palm springs international film festival. >> our very own mary hart will host the event. on january 2nd. the gala will honor some old and some new school stars including a wonder woman. gal gadot is kicking off the new year as the festival's rising star award recipient. past winners include jennifer lawrence and alicia vikander. all went on to get oscar nods.
alicea even won. so we know the fest dal does major foreshadowing when it comes to the academy awards. >> i made you a champion. and you hate me for it. >> reporter: allison janney's performance in "i, tonya" is already receiving oscar buzz so no big surprise she's getting the spotlight award. >> i'm very, very excited and thrilled. >> also being honored at the exhibit, jessica chastain, gary oldman and mary j. blige for her breakout performance in "mudbound." set in the south after world war ii. >> i don't want you working for them. >> i won't be working for them. i'll be working for us. i was prepared for this character since i was a child. my mom sent me down south every summer. >> she follows in the footsteps of lupita nyong'o, jennifer hudson and last year's recipient who all went on to win oscars. other honorees include sam rockwell and saoirse ronan, for the coming of age drama
"lady bird." >> i feel like everything we did clicked into place. >> and 2018 is shaping up to be a big year for "the shape of water." >> nothing out of the ordinary. >> the unlikely love story between a mute janitor and an aquatic creature just received seven golden globe nominations and is set to receive the palm spring international film festival's van guard award. last year, that honor went to "la la land," which cleaned up during award season. >> what did she say? >> she's saying thank you. >> two more stars to note. holly hunter will be honored with the career achievement award. and willem dafoe is getting the icon award. next week, we honor ryan gosling. his history with "e.t." and ripe isn't the only one because all next week, year going to show you when we first met the star. >> i'm ryan gosling. you're watching "e.t." >> this is destiny hope, we call her miley. >> i'm not afraid of nothing.
i've never been one to fall in love with actors. >> he's, like, brad pitt. anyone's going to fall in love with brad pitt. you, who's going to fall in love with you? mean. >> okay, okay. >> get me in good, yeah. >> we're breaking up. >> you better not write songs about this. oh, i won't. and then i do. ♪ give me give me give me eyes on me ♪
new episodes of the netflix show just started streaming today. >> and do not forget to tune in to the 40th annual kennedy center honors. on december 20th on cbs. l.l. cool j, gloria estefan and lionel richie are the honorees. >> this is america saying we're proud of your contribution and we want to show you how proud we are of you. that says a lot. >> yes, it's well deserved. >> bye, everybody.
("jingle bells" playing) jack: 57, 56, 55, 54, 53, 52, 51... are you really gonna count every floor on the way down? i used to do this as a kid. i thought it'd keep the elevator from stopping. well, i can assure you right now, it doesn't work. (elevator bell dings) you just had to interrupt the flow, didn't you, huh? don't. this stoppage is on you, dude. no. yes, it is. merry christmas. merry christmas. merry christmas. merry christmas. (chuckles) come on in. it's okay. come on. (elevator bell dings) isn't he supposed to be carrying the bag? right. right. yeah. here you go, santa. there's your bag.