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robot. >> that's not a robot? that doesn't co good morning, america. breaking overnight. news for our viewers in the west. the fda and cdc calling for a pause of the johnson & johnson vaccine. the cdc set to meet tomorrow to further review. we're following that. breaking overnight. a second night of protests after the deadly police shooting of 20-year-old daunte wright, demonstrators in minnesota clashing with police. after that newly released body camera footage showing the fatal encounter. >> taser, taser. >> the officer shouting taser before firing her gun. >> i just shot him. >> officials calling it an accidental discharge. that officer, a 26-year veteran in charge of training other
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officers. this morning, daunte wright's parents join us live only on "gma." severe weather on the move. 4 million on alert from texas to mississippi, damaging winds, large hail and flash flood threat. we're tracking the very latest. george floyd's brother takes the stand in the trial of derek chauvin talking about the type of big brother he was in an emotional testimony, while a cardiologist testified floyd's heart stopped due to lack of oxygen, not because of heart disease or drugs as the prosecution prepares to rest its case. urgent warning. a huge explosion from that volcano rocking the caribbean island of st. vincent. officials telling anyone refusing to evacuate that it's time to go. lava and ash rain down demolishing buildings boiling the sea. now, the volcano and other tourist hot spots raising
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new concerns. prince william and harry honor their grandfather. they release separate statements about prince philip as we learn new details about the funeral this morning. ♪ straight up now tell me ♪ and it's an "idol" reunion. paula abdul back for a nostalgic return to "american idol" back together with host ryan seacrest and another star making a big surprise appearance. good morning, america. thanks for being with us on this tuesday morning. it's great to see paula abdul back at the "idol" desk. first, a lot of news to get to, starting with that breaking news for our viewers on the west coast. the cdc and fda calling for a pause on the johnson & johnson vaccine. >> reviewing six u.s. cases of a rare and severe blood clot in
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people who received the shot. >> reporter: good morning. health officials are delivering this word to the nation's governors today, already state health departments from coast to coast are ordering a halt to all use of the johnson & johnson covid-19 vaccine. >> the cdc and the fda this morning are recommending a pause on the use of johnson & johnson covid vaccines. the announcement is coming after reports that six women between 18 and 48 years old developed a rare disorder that led to blood clots after getting the drug. the symptoms when they show happen about 13 days to 16 days after getting the shot. >> i believe the johnson & johnson vaccine is safe. these are very rare events. but we don't know if they're linked to the vaccine. >> reporter: nearly 7 million people in this country have already gotten the single-shot johnson & johnson vaccine and health officials are trying to hard 245 six adverse reactions
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of that many millions of shots is extremely low, the fda and the cd, c will now investigate what goes on. >> there will be a meeting, they'll review the data, fda is going through data, what we know, what we're tracking and then based on that, they'll make a new set of recommendations, they'll un-pause they may not or may make it more for certain type of people over others. >> reporter: johnson & johnson released a statement this morning saying the safrt and well being of the people who use our products is our number one priority. health authorities in compliance with regulatory standards. one person has died, another person is in critical condition, the real issue is coming from the blood thinner that doctors
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typically use to treat these kind of rare blood clots, health officials say they're going to have to come up with alternative treatments for these instances. george? >> steve osunsami, thanks we turn now to those intense protests over the fatal police shooting of daunte wright. this comes after that release of that new body cam footage. stephanie ramos has the latest. overnight, new protests erupt ing overnight. brooklyn center, minnesota, seeing roughly 40 arrests overnight over the death of 20-year-old daunte wright, an unarmed black man killed during a traffic stop.
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in the body camera footage released 24 hours after the shooting, police say the officer involved accidentally discharged a gun instead of a taser killing the young father. >> i'll tase you. taser, taser, taser. oh, my [ bleep ]. i just shot him. >> as i watched the video and listened to the officer's commands it is my belief that the officer had the intention to deploy their taser but instead shot mr. wright with a single bullet. >> reporter: a mix-up, the police chief says they train to avoid. >> we train with our handguns on our dominant side and our taser on our weak side. >> reporter: the fatal encounter happening before 2:00 when the police chief says wright was pulled over for an expired vehicle registration but, when officers ran wright's name through their system, they discovered a warrant out for his arrest. court records show that warrant was issued after wright failed to appear in court earlier this month following misdemeanor charges for allegedly carrying a firearm without a permit and running away from law enforcement.
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police say wright was trying to get back into the vehicle when the fatal shot was fired. wright driving the car for several blocks before crashing into another vehicle. wright died at the scene. the medical examiner ruling it a homicide saying he died from a gunshot wound to the chest. wright's sister, diamond, telling us how she hopes her brother is remembered. >> he wanted to be known, not this way. >> reporter: we're now learning the name of the officer who fired that shot, officer kim potter, who's been with the force 26 years. she remains on administrative leave. >> my position is that we cannot afford to make mistakes that lead to the loss of life of other people in our profession and so i do fully support releasing the officer of her duties. >> reporter: in a briefing
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overnight, the sheriff's department says the goal last night was to maintain peace. they tried to maintain as much order as they could. some officers were injured and police tell us a limited amount of businesses were burglarized. daunte's family has called for peaceful protests. >> and we're going to talk to them. we're joined by daunte's mother and father, katie and aubrey wright, along with their attorneys ben crump and jeff storms. good morning to you all and, mr. and mrs. wright, my family and i join many others in sending our condolences and hope that you're getting the support you need to help you during this difficult time and we appreciate you spending some time with us this morning to talk about your son. mrs. wright, you said that your son, daunte, called you after he had been pulled over by the police. can you please share with us what you all said to each other? >> he called me and he said, mom, i have just been pulled over.
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i said for what? he said they said they pulled me over because i had air fresheners hanging in the rearview mirror. i said okay, well, take them down and then he said, he said, well, they're also asking for insurance and i said, well, when the police officer comes back up to the window, give them the phone and i can explain and give them all the insurance information. he said, okay. and then the police officers came back up to the window and asked daunte to step out of the car and daunte said for what, am i in trouble? and the officer said we're going to explain that when you step out of the car, so -- and they asked had him to put the phone down and i heard the phone getting put down pretty hard, whether it was on the floor, i don't know where he put the phone down and then i heard scuffling and the girl that was with him screaming and i heard an officer ask for them to hang up the phone and then i didn't hear anything else. i tried to call back three,
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three, four times and then the girl that was with him answered the phone and she said that they shot him and he was laying in the driver's seat unresponsive and then i heard an officer ask her to hang up the phone again and then after that was the last time i seen my son, i haven't seen him since. >> i'm so sorry. the anguish. mrs. wright, you were on the phone for so long with your son and it seemed at first that the things were under control. do you have any idea how it escalated the way that it did? why it escalated the way that it did? >> i don't know. i know my son was scared. he's afraid of the police. and i just seen and heard the fear in his voice but i don't
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know why and it should have never, ever escalated the way it did. >> no, ma'am. and, mr. wright, how did you get word and what did police initially tell you about the shooting, sir? >> well, i got word from my wife. she called me and she was screaming and telling me what was going on and i was -- you know, it was a normal day for us. we started off as a normal day. i haven't talked much to the police at all. >> they haven't given us any information. >> they pretty much haven't given us any information at all. >> we do know that the police chief, he said that he believes the shooting -- that the officer meant to shoot the taser, not her gun and that it was an accidental shooting. do you accept that explanation, mr. wright? >> i cannot accept that. i lost my son. he's never coming back.
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i can't accept that a mistake that's -- that doesn't even sound right. you know, this officer has been on the force for 26-plus -- 26 years. i can't accept that. >> and, mrs. wright, we know that the mayor has called for this officer to be fired, to be relieved of her duties. what would you like to see happen, ma'am? >> i would like to see justice served and her held accountable for everything she's taken from us. >> and we do know that people are outraged as in the reports and we're seeing how people are upset, many people are upset that, again, another black man has lost his life at the hands of police. but you all have been consistent in calling for peace and calm. so, mrs. wright what, do you want to say to those who want to take to the streets on behalf of your son?
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>> i want to say thank you so much for the support and standing by us and making sure that my son's name has been heard and asking for justice and asking for that we -- that we get everything that we need out of this and making sure that my son's name doesn't get swept under the rug and forgot about. >> and do -- are you still calling for peace and still hoping that they can do this protest in a peaceful manner? >> yes. >> mr. crump, we know that you're there in minnesota for the derek chauvin trial, therefore, the floyd family as you are now there with daunte's family and as daunte's father said, this police officer, 26 years, not a rookie, 26 years on the force, it was actually training another officer at the time. sir, what has to take place for this to stop happening?
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>> well, robin, as attorney storms and i learned last night that she was a training officer, and so it's not about training. it's about implicit bias, it's about giving the same respect and consideration to people of color that we give to white american citizens. we don't see these sort of things happening to white young people that we see happen over and over and over again to young marginalized minorities. they could have given him a ticket, given him a notice to show up, but just like in george floyd they could have given him a ticket, they used the most force when it comes to dealing with marginalized minorities and we can't have these two
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americas, one where we treat black americans different from white americans in policing. that's when it will stop when we start treating each other all the same. >> same treatment and before we go, mr. and mrs. wright, tell people about your son. mrs. wright, tell people what they should know about daunte. >> my son was an amazing, loving kid. he had a big heart. he loved basketball. he had a 2-year-old son that's not going to be able to play basketball with him. he had sisters and brothers that he loved so much. he was an uncle, a grandson. he had a smile that would light up the room. it was so big and bright and he was just -- he was amazing and he's my son and he's never going -- he just had his whole life taken away from him.
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we had our hearts pulled out of our chests. he was my baby. >> mr. and mrs. wright, thank you for your strength and being with us this morning and sharing about your son and, again, our hearts go out to you and thank you very much. >> thank you. >> please, please take care. thank you. now to the disaster on st. vincent, huge explosion rocked the island as a volcano keeps erupting, blanketing it with ash and debris. plumes spread across the caribbean and victor oquendo has the latest. >> reporter: this morning, a warning for those refusing to evacuate st. vincent. >> it is overtime for you to leave with this highly dangerous -- >> reporter: this as the biggest explosion yet rocks the caribbean island, the volcano firing ash and hot gas early monday morning, satellite images showing the massive eruptions from space. the series of eruptions leaving
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roofs like this demolished. these side-by-side videos captured on the same st. vincent road just three months apart show the stark difference between the once sunny tropical island and its ominous ash-filled sky. the lava flow so hot it can boil the sea. >> very few structures that can stand up to the forces of that material. >> reporter: plumes reaching as far as barbados, 110 miles east of st. vincent. >> it's raining like a mud. >> reporter: meanwhile, another eruption in a tourist hot spot. iceland. new images of tourists crowding around the active volcano there, erupting for the first time in 800 years. >> there are thousands of volcanoes around the world. every one of them erupts relatively often. most of the time there's an active eruption somewhere in the
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world so the fact that there's two or three at the same time coincidence. >> reporter: these are different types of volcanoes. what makes st. vincent so dangerous is that it doesn't spew out slow-moving lava but superhot gas and rocks that can move at speeds at over 100 miles per hour. >> thanks very much. we are following a lot of other headlines including an emotional day as george floyd's brother takes the stand. also, prince william and harry releasing separate statements on the passing of their grandfather as we learn new details about prince philip's memorial. first let's check in with rob. good morning, rob. >> hey, good morning, robin. another round of severe weather for texas and southern louisiana. maybe a tornado possible along i-10.
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good tuesday morning. i'm abc7 meteorologist mike nicco. breezes are going to pick up, they'll bring us more sunshine, but actually cooler tempecoolere this afternoon. a little calm and steady through thursday, then that summer walked away from the coast, starting this weekend. today, 56 at the coast, low to mid 60s around the bay, upper 60s to coming up here on "gma," an emotional day in the derek chauvin trial as george floyd's brother takes the stand. we'll have that and a lot more when we come back.
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police shooting of daunte wright. it happened in minnesota. the police clashed with demonstrators for the second night in a row following the release of body cam footage showing the moment an officer accidentally discharged a gun instead of a taser. and officer billy evans will lie in honor at the u.s. capitol today. he was killed during the april 2nd attack with a car rammed into him. president biden will be there to pay his respects. and a perfect game. check out university of north texas pitcher hope trautwein completing the unthinkable. striking out all 21 batters and beating arkansas, pine bluff, that means no hits, no walks, no balls put into play, just strikeouts. >> wow. >> it is the first-ever perfect seven-inning game in ncaa division 1 history and hope didn't even know she made history until coach came over with the game ball. >> she was just in the zone. >> in the zone. >> she knew she had done something right. and we have a lot more ahead, you guys, prince harry is
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back in england and in quarantine. how he will be part of prince philip's memorial coming up. but we'll continue, michael, with the latest on the trial of derek chauvin moving into the next phase this morning, the prosecution prepares to rest its case following emotional testimony from george floyd's brother. now the defense gears up to present its case to the jury. alex perez is there at the courthouse for us again in minneapolis. good morning, alex. >> reporter: hey, good morning, robin. after calling more than three dozen witnesses, the prosecution will soon rest its case. for the first time the jury hearing from one of floyd's family members. this morning, after 11 days of testimony from 38 witnesses and the prosecution preparing to rest their case in derek chauvin's trial. >> the state will call dr. jonathan rich. >> reporter: cardiologist dr. jonathan rich testifying that george floyd's heart stopped due to lack of oxygen caused by being restrained face down on the ground with chauvin's knee on his neck, not as the defense
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argues because of heart disease or the drugs found in his system. >> i can state with a high degree of medical certainty that george floyd did not die from a primary cardiac event, and he did not die from a drug overdose. >> reporter: the state's witnesses including ten medical experts and a dozen members of law enforcement reinforcing the prosecution's argument on what caused floyd's death and whether chauvin's use of force was appropriate. >> both the knee across mr. floyd's neck and the prone restraint were unreasonable, excessive and contrary to generally accepted police practices. >> reporter: on the witness stand, floyd's younger brother, philonise, emotionally recounting memories george floyd had with their mother. >> my older brother, george. i miss him.
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>> reporter: the jury shown never-before-seen photos of floyd as a young child, in his mother's arms, as a teenager growing up in houston and as a community college athlete. his baby brother remembering him as a momma's boy. >> he was so much of a leader o us in the household. he would always make sure that we had our clothes for school. he made sure that we all were going to be to school on time. he showed us, like, how to treat our mom, and how to respect our mom. he just -- he loved her so dearly. >> reporter: and we expect the defense will begin presenting their case today. the judge telling jurors to prepare for closing arguments on monday and to prepare to be sequestered once deliberations begin, george. >> okay, alex, thanks very much.
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let's bring in chief legal analyst dan abrams and channa lloyd, managing partner at the cochran firm. dan, let me begin with you. we know the jury will be sequestered later, but the defense wanted them sequestered now. because of this police killing right next door in minneapolis. the judge denied it. surprise you? >> no, it didn't, primarily because the judge hadn't sequestered the jury up to this point. remember, all of these jurors are prospective jurors. before this happened they knew that there had been protests in the wake of george floyd's death, so that is very different than saying that there were suddenly protests in the wake of a verdict in some case, and that's where the judge drew the line. remember, i think some people presume that juries are sequestered far more often than they are. it's very, very rare to sequester a jury, and it creates its own set of problems and issues, et cetera, so i wasn't surprised that the judge refused that request. >> okay, channa, let's talk about the prosecution's case, just about to wrap it up. how did they do? >> i think they laid a very solid foundation. they brought in someone to
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address every possible area that jurors would have had questions about, so i think they've laid a solid case for their case in chief. >> and, dan, let's get into that a little more. they pretty much demonstrated that force was excessive right there. the big question is going to be cause of death. >> yeah, exactly. i think this is actually a stronger case than many might have even expected coming into this. when it comes to the reasonableness f force i think the police witnesses were so powerful that i don't think that much is going to be able to be done on that question from the defense. the more important question is a legal matter is going to be cause of death. you can expect to see the defense focusing on that issue. but i think the prosecution really had a big win here with the testimony of the medical examiner himself because his report had been a little bit ambiguous and there was uncertainty as to how definitive would he be that derek chauvin's actions were the primary cause of death and yet when he testified, he was quite definitive about that saying again and again that he believed
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that it was the primary cause of death. so the defense has a lot of work to do in this case now, but i think they are going to be focusing primarily on that issue in the hope of some level of reasonable doubt. >> so, channa, how does this counter the prosecutors effectively? >> you'll start to see the battle of the experts. they're going to bring in experts that are going to refute what was laid by the prosecution. they're going to specifically look towards the use of drugs, the effect of drugs as well as the underlying health conditions. >> and, dan, just before we go, i mean, on cases like this, this is supposed to be just about the case. it's supposed to not be influenced by everything happening outside but now new protests. we saw so many protests in the wake of george floyd and a nationwide debate. what impact do you expect that's going to have on the trial? >> look, it always has a little bit of an impact. sometimes a lot of an impact but i'll tell you from covering high-profile trials my entire career, one thing i'll tell you is that jurors once they get
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into that juryroom, they do tend to take the legal standards seriously. they do tend to live in a kind of a vacuum to some degree, particularly once they start deliberating. and i think they will take seriously the legal standard of reasonable doubt and proof beyond a reasonable doubt, et cetera, so, yes, there are a lot of things going on but don't presume that means the jury will be tainted. >> thank you all very much. covering all the latest on the trial, you can watch our streaming channel abc newslive starting at 10:00 eastern. michael. >> all right, george. coming up, the grocery wars. amazon now launching a new food brand of its own, what it could mean for your bill. and next, prince william and harry reunite into england with the brothers releasing separate statements on the passing of their grandfather. the new details on how harry will take part in prince philip's memorial. prince philip. . struggling to manage my type 2 diabetes was knocking me out of my zone, but lowering my a1c with once-weekly ozempic®
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mourning grandpa. william and harry both with heartfelt messages remembering their grandfather, prince philip. the two brothers releasing statements separately. william going first calling the duke extraordinary, saying, i feel lucky to have not just had his example to guide me but his enduring presence well into my own adult life both through good times and the hardest days. the 38-year-old shared this photo taken by duchess kate of prince philip with a young prince george from 2015 writing, i'll never take for granted the special memories my children will always have of their great grandpa collecting them in his carriage and sensing his sense of adventure as well as his mischievous sense of humor. harry then followed with a message in his typically laidback style calling him a man of service, honor and great humor saying in part, to me, like many of you have lost a loved one or grandparent over the pain of this past year, he was my grandpa, master of the barbecue, legend of banter and
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cheeky right till the end. he's been a rock for her majesty the queen with unparalleled devotion by her side for 73 years of marriage and while i could go on, i know that right now he would say to all of us, beer in hand, oh, do get on with it. >> the statements were separate but very carefully coordinated and it was planned in advance what times they would be put out. william's put out half an hour before perhaps reflecting his seniority in official life. >> reporter: harry having not sen prince philip since moving to north america telling "the late late show" how he was staying in touch with his grandparents. >> they've seen archie running around but my grandfather instead of like pressing leave meeting, he just goes -- >> reporter: but now harry will be reunited with his extended family for the first time in over a year. meghan not traveling in for the funeral per doctor's orders. ahead of this week's services harry is quarantining in frogmore cottage on the windsor estate, the home he and meghan renovated and lived in after getting married. >> harry's statement finished with a latin phrase which means
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by sea, by land, it's motto of the royal marines and that really reflects the fact that both prince philip and prince harry have been captain of the marines and a role took over from philip but since had to relinquish since he stepped back from royal life. >> reporter: separately lawmakers here in the uk return to work early to spend 7 1/2 hours yesterday paying tribute to prince philip, among them the prime minister boris johnson who said that prince philip's life had made britain a better place. michael. >> all right, james, thank you so much for that. we will have live coverage of the funeral of prince philip beginning saturday morning at 9:30 eastern here on abc, robin. >> yes, we will. we'll be back with our "play of the day." so come on back.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. breaking news this morning. the cdc and the fda calling for a pause on the johnson & johnson vaccine, releasing a statement that they are reviewing six u.s. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the shot. the cdc will meet tomorrow to further review these cases. we're following all that this morning. breaking overnight. a second night of protests after the deadly police shooting of 20-year-old daunte wright. demonstrators in minnesota clashing with police. newly released body camera footage showing the fatal encounter. >> taser. taser, taser. >> the officer shouting, taser, before firing her gun. >> i just shot him. >> officials calling it an accidental discharge. this morning, daunte wright's parents talking to "gma."
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the grocery wars are heating up. amazon reveals their new private food line on the heels of target's new snack and drink products. what it means for the future of food and your grocery bill. and it's a knockout morning. we're stepping into the ring with superstar boxer claressa shields, how the two-time olympian is bringing the fight and the push for equal pay all ahead as we say, good morning, america. ♪ you can ring my bell ♪ >> she rings a lot of bells, right? >> she does. when she niece the ring like that. looking forward to more of the conversation with her. >> yes, the greatest woman of all time as she calls herself. and hopefully will lead to a better equal pay in the sports and now she's going over to mma. she is a special talent. can't wait to talk to her.
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and in our instagram parent series which is coming up as well. this morning we're solving your picky eater problems. the three-step process for moms and dads. first, breaking news, cdc and the fda released a statement on the johnson & johnson vaccine calling for pause on vaccinations. eva pilgrim has the details. welcome back, eva. >> reporter: good morning, george. yeah, the u.s. government calling for a pause in the use of the johnson & johnson vaccine. this after six people developed a rare disorder involving blood clots about two weeks after they got the vaccine. here's what we know about these cases. all six were women between the ages of 18 and 48. they developed these symptoms 6 days to 13 days after getting the vaccine, and it's really important to note this type of blood clot was seen in combination with low levels of blood platelets, and the treatment of this specific type of blood clot is different from the treatment that might typically be administered. now, nearly 7 million people have gotten the j&j vaccine at this point. johnson & johnson responding this morning saying in a
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statement, the safety and well-being of our people who use our products is our number one priority. at present no clear causal relationship has been established between these rare events and the vaccine. again, the number of cases is small, but out of an abundance of caution, the u.s. government is pausing the use of the johnson & johnson vaccine. george? >> okay, thanks very much. let's br bring in dr. jha from dean of the brown university school of public health for more. dr. jha, let me play devil's advocate here for a second. safety first, of course, but six cases out of 7 million. that's an infinitesimal percentage. is the fda overreacting here? >> yeah, good morning, george. thanks for having me on. i think the fda is getting it right, and let me walk through it. again, you're absolutely right. i believe the j&j vaccine is exceedingly safe. these are very rare events. but we don't know if they're linked to the vaccine and we don't know if there are other cases out there we've missed. so it's the right thing to take a pause, a brief pause, gather
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some more data, make a plan, and then come back to the market. i know people will be upset about this. this is how our system works. we always err on the side of safety, and i think this is the right way to go. >> so what's going to happen next? >> yeah, what's going to happen next, there will be a meeting of the advisory committee for the cdc. they're going to review all the data. the fda is going through data probably of all the folks who have gotten vaccinated, what we know, what we're tracking and based on that they'll make a new set of recommendations and my sense is they'll unpause but they may not. or they may make it, you know, more for certain types of people over others. we'll have to see but this is a -- we want to make a data-driven decision, and this is how you do it. >> we know there are many people who are hesitant to take the vaccines. this is likely to increase their hesitancy. what's your message to them? >> it might and there are people who are worried this will increase hesitancy. my strategy on this has always
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been that we should level with the american people. we should share with them that we have a system that is very vigorous at making sure that drugs and vaccines are safe, and that is what's happening today. we have a system that's working, and so i personally hope that this will build more confidence in the vaccines. that's i think what people should be focused on is a system that really works to protect safety. >> and your overall message on the vaccines? >> i think the j&j is both terrific in its efficacy and is exceedingly safe. based on everything i know, i'd feel comfortable have my family get it. we'll have what the fda and cdc says. >> dr. jha, thanks for your time and information this morning. robin? all right, george, we turn now to those intense protests overnight over the fatal police shooting of daunte wright. this comes after the release of that new body cam footage showing the moment an officer discharged her gun instead of her tase. stephanie ramos has the latest for us. stephanie. >> reporter: overnight, new protests erupting nationwide over the death of 20-year-old daunte wright. an unarmed black man killed during a traffic stop in a
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minneapolis suburb. in the body camera footage released 24 hours after the shooting, police say the officer involved accidentally discharged a gun instead of a taser killing the young father. >> i'll tase you. i'll tase you. taser, taser, taser. oh, my [ bleep ]. i just shot him. >> reporter: this morning, robin speaking to wright's parents about the traffic stop that took their son's life. >> he called me and he said, mom, i've just been pulled over. i said, for what? he said, they said they pulled me over because i had air fresheners hanging in the rearview mirror. i said, okay. well, take them down. then he said, well, they're also asking for insurance and i said, well, when the police officer comes back up to the window, give them the phone and i can explain and give them all the insurance information. he said, okay. and then the police officers
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came back up to the window and asked daunte to step out of the car and daunte said for what, am i in trouble? the officer said we'll explain that when you step out of the car, and they asked him to put the phone down, and i heard the phone getting put down pretty hard. wether it was on the floor -- i don't know where he put the phone down, and then i heard scuffling, and the girl that was with him screaming, and i heard an officer ask for them to hang up the phone and then i didn't hear anything else. i tried to call back three, three, four times and then the girl that was with him answered the phone and she said that they shot him and he was laying in the driver's seat unresponsive and then i heard an officer ask her to hang up the phone again and then after that was the last time i seen my son. i haven't seen him since.
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>> we are now learning the name of the officer who fired that shot, officer kim potter who has been with the force for 26 years. wright's father telling robin he cannot accept the officer's explanation. >> do you accept that explanation, mr. wright? >> i cannot accept that. i lost my son. he's never coming back. i can't accept that a mistake that's not -- that doesn't even sound right. you know, this officer that's been on the force for 26 plus -- 26 years. i can't accept that. >> reporter: the police chief here says they train to avoid these types of mix-ups and an officer mistaking a gun for a taser. during that fatal traffic stop, officer potter was actually training another officer. she remains on administrative leave, robin. >> okay, stephanie, thank you. michael. coming up, we have new details on amazon's new private food line. how it stacks up against other products and what it could mean for your grocery bill.
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♪ beautiful flowers here on this tuesday morning in times square and tomorrow on "gma," our influencers series is back with women over 50 with hundreds of thousands of followers and we're showing you why gen z and millennials are turning to them for everything including life
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advice. that's tomorrow, but right now it's time for "pop news" with lara spencer. good morning, lara. hey, robin, good morning to. we want to begin with a big congratulations to macaulay culkin and brenda song. the couple of four years announcing the birth of a healthy, happy baby boy born on april 5th. the couple naming their son dakota song culkin in honor of macaulay's sister who passed away. of course, social media is in overdrive, fans loving the idea that london tipton from "the suite life" had a baby with kevin mccallister from "home alone" and there are fans also reminding the couple not to leave their baby home alone. congratulations. also this morning, paula abdul as you guys said, she is back on "american idol" after serving as one of the original judges for nine seasons. last night, paula made her return to the judges' panel for
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the first live show of the season alongside katy perry and lionel richie. take a look at this. >> how does it feel to be sitting back here on this set for you? >> well, i am so excited to be sitting with katy and lionel, friends that i adore but for me it's like if i'm being honest it's nostalgic. >> right. >> i feel like i'm visiting my little brother with the show that we started with our other one randy. >> oh, yes, randy. >> and our grandfather. >> our grandfather now, simon. >> i like that. i like that. >> so good to see paula and her return as a guest judge but it is only as a guest. coming back just for the live episode while regular series host luke bryan recovers from covid-19. she did have another surprise guest join a little facetime with judge randy. there he is. hopefully luke will be back on "american idol" when it airs next sunday night 8:00 p.m. right here on abc. also this morning, a "gma" exclusive.
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gilda's club is a cancer support program founded in memory of late "snl" comedian gilda radner, and the new york city chapter is announcing they're hosting their first-ever concert. it's called it's always something and will feature exclusive performances by sting, john batiste, kenny loggins as well as special appearances by jon hamm, brooke shields and our robin roberts. >> i am so honored to be a part of this. i have to tell you gilda's club, the work that they do, completely free. completely free, the services they provide not just for cancer patients, but their families as well, and their programs increased by 55% last year. >> wow. >> so this live virtual concert is going to benefit them and all the funds are going to go for that because, again, if you need them, they're there and they're free, right, lara? >> that's right, rob. the benefit concert will be live streamed.
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we want to let everybody know on gilda's club their youtube page, and that's happening -- hold on one sec, let me get the exact date. i want to make sure we get this right because many people watching as possible. >> may 19th. may 19th. may 19th. >> may 19th. 8:00 p.m. there you go. may 19th. may 19th. robin, like you said, all proceeds raised will go directly to that great organization, robin, you are the bestest. >> no, no, no, it's always something. >> and i have something for you. yes, it is always something. love it. i know you and i say this. but i want to share this. i love tiffany, she's from new jersey. i love her for so many reasons. first, because she fosters rescue dogs and tries to find them forever homes. second, because she's at wit's end with her latest foster, not very lovable chihuahua, she cannot seem to find a home for this guy but she is not giving up on little prancer and, third, because she is so funny.
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listen to this brutally honest post that she has resorted to, she is calling her last resort to find prancer a home and writes, i've tried for the last several months to find prancer a home. it seems there's not a very big market for a neurotic, man-hating, animal-hating, children-hating dogs that look like gremlins. i am convinced he is not a real dog but more like a vessel for a traumatized victorian child that now haunts our home. but tiffany says prancer does have great qualities, he's loyal to the women in his life. he loves car rides. he's housebroken, he's quiet when left home alone and maybe honesty is the best policy because, guess what, tiffany's post has gotten 52,000 likes with thousands asking to adopt little prancer. we don't have word yet on who they've chosen, but tiffany and the new jersey second chance pet adoption league say they will not stop until prancer finds his perfect people. with that, i say, tiffany, you're the best.
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>> that was brave. that was brutally honest. >> a lot more said about little prancer. >> just thinking of the ad i'd have to write for daisy. wouldn't be much better than that. >> come on. lara, thank you. we have the "gma" cover story now. poor daisy. the grocery wars are heating up with online grocery sales jumping 54% last year. amazon is now aiming to become an even bigger player. becky worley joins us to break down what that means for you. good morning, becky. >> reporter: good morning, robin. house brands are the way grocery stores skip the middleman and sell their own products. so now, with online grocery sales skyrocketing, amazon has its own new house brand. it's called aplenty, and with all things amazon, there will be aplenty of competition for other foodmakers, and maybe an opportunity for us to save. this morning, amazon launching
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aplenty, a food and snack brand that will eventually include hundreds of products that will sell online and in their amazon retail stores. house brands like kirkland from costco or archer farms from target traditionally offer customers an opportunity for savings. recently, i compared costco's kirkland brand of walnuts at 22 cents an ounce to my local grocery store where they cost almost three times that at 62 cents an ounce. >> by using the house brands a consumer can save anywhere from 10% to 20%. >> reporter: while amazon has listed some on the website like crackers that cost $2.49, the only thing we could use to compare apples to apples with other house brands was dijon mustard. walmart and target's house brands were cheapest at 8 cents an ounce. wegmans, 15 cents, safeway, 21 cents, and amazon's aplenty brand came in at 28 cents an ounce. "good morning america" reached
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out to amazon and they say, each brand is developed to the highest standards free of things that don't enhance taste or quality like artificial flavors, synthetic colors and high fructose corn syrup and they go on to say they'll refund any products you're not happy with. given their pricing on other house-branded items like their amazon basics cables and batteries, grocery analysts expect them to become competitive. >> amazon is the goliath so the big danger is when you have a big company come in like this and so what happens is that competition goes away. and so when competition goes away, then you're able to raise prices. >> reporter: launching in the snack category is no accident. snack sales are up double digits. so, robin, i'm just going to try these amazon-branded cookies now just to make sure they're okay. >> yeah, good reporting. got to follow through. thanks so much. let's check in again with rob. rob. good morning, robin. that sounds pretty good right about now. folks in southwest florida got a treat last night.
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check this out. holy fireball, a meteor crashing through the atmosphere. this actually was probably a chunk of an asteroid. i don't know, 25,000, maybe 50,000 miles an hour burning upon entry. good tuesday morning. i'm abc7 meteorologist mike nicco. breezes are going to pick up, they'll bring us more sunshine, but actually cooler temperatures this afternoon. a little calm and steady through thursday, then that summer walked away from the coast, starting this weekend. today, 56 at the coast, low to mid 60s around the bay, upper 60s to we're going to turn to our insta-parent series helping moms and dads navigate the challenges of parenting. this morning, we meet an influencer and mom of three who's creating a community with tips for feeding with kids and
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dealing with picky eaters. janai norman has the story. >> reporter: mealtime with kids can be messy. >> wow. >> reporter: and chaotic. but if you have a picky eater it can also be downright stressful. mother of three, jenny best, experienced that firsthand with her oldest son when he was 1, he began refusing food. >> i had made this big, beautiful strawberry cake and i was so excited to have him smash into it and instead he just sat there staring at it. >> reporter: hoping to avoid picky eating with her twins she began researching and eventually started solid starts. over 500,000 following the instagram account for tips and tricks for feeding their kids. the solid starts website featuring advice from a team of experts and offers a first food database to help you feed your baby. >> just type in the food that you're interested in learning about and you'll see there whether it's a choking hazard, whether it's a common allergen,
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how to introduce it safely to a 6-mont-old versus an 18-month-old toddler. >> reporter: one of the main focuses of solid starts preventing and reversing picky eating. >> do you like it? >> kind of. >> reporter: first, make sure you offer a variety of foods for your child to explore but always be sure to include something you know they'll eat. >> babies who are exposed to color and a variety of textures and flavors will be more likely to accept those foods and flavors later on in life. >> reporter: and then feign indifference. play it cool and don't try to force food on your child. finally, make it fun. >> at the end of the day the thing that matters the most is to bring joy to the table. food should be fun. eating should bring pleasure. >> reporter: for "good morning america," janai norman, abc news, new york. >> thanks to janai for that. let's bring in solid starts founder jenny best, thanks for joining us this morning.
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looks like you're having a little fun there as well. give us some more tips on how to deal with this. >> sure. so one of the things that is so important is to eat together and to try to eat the same foods as your child so here we're both enjoying some yogurt, some oranges and some strawberries and when she sees me eat that food she's more likely to try it herself. when you can eat together with your children. we know that when children are part of the family meal, they're more likely to stay in their chairs longer and eat more. so try to eat together as often as you can. >> so that's a great idea eating together but what if they balk at the foods you're eating together? do you bring in substitutes or just kind of hold out for awhile? >> really try not to. the most important thing is to offer some choices and to make sure that one of those choices are what we call a safety food. so it's strawberries and yogurt. we know that she likes those.
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if there's nothing else she likes it's okay to have that. >> it's okay to make a mess. how do you draw this line between pressure and praise? >> babies need to explore their food before they're willing to taste it so let your baby get messy. try really hard not to wipe their face during meals, and refrain from any kind of positive pressure, you know, we want to praise the skill, not consumption. >> all makes a lot of sense. i miss those days. thank you, jenny. coming up, jeff mauro joins us live grilling up an easy dinner you can cook tonight.
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hey, bay area, live with kelly & ryan is coming >> we have pieces of a a interviews. >> and temperatures running in the mid-40s, about 43 to 52 degrees. as far as the commute, that is it for this morning but the breezes will pick up as we head into the afternoon and evening commute. today is one of our cooler days moving forward. check out the warmth, sunday.
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kumasi? >> thank you, mike. we will have another abc7 news update in about 30 minutes but you can always find the latest on our ♪ yeah you got that yummy yummy ♪ hope your day is off to a good start. grilling season is coming fast. we have the perfect guy to show us how to grill an easy and delicious meal. jeff mauro will show us recipes from his backyard in chicago. great to see you this morning. >> how are you doing, george? this thing took me ten years to write. you know it's the greatest cookbook of all time. i'm very proud of it. >> let's start out -- >> ten years, i'm not that nimble in the mind. let's start out with my mojo chicken. a whole fryer or roaster, my grill is going and we'll make it with the grilled pineapple
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avocado guacamole and spice chili powder, cumin, salt, super flavorful. let's bump up the sweetness with fresh orange juice. not the stuff from the carton we grew up eating but the stuff from, look at this, from an orange. some lime juice and, of course, whenever we use fresh orange juice or lime juice we use the zest in there too and have this marinade you can use for pork, any chicken. it's great on wings but for this we'll add it to a zipper top bag. half goes in that zipper top bag with the whole chicken, the other half we'll reserve. if you're making a big old batch of marinade might as well use half for basting later. four hours in the fridge at least. you have to penetrate all that flavor in there and put it on an indirect grill. grilling season is upon us. there's so many great recipes in "come on over" for the grill. what you want to do, keep this side hot to char up pineapple
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for later. perfect, ready to go and gently cook the chicken, rotate it ever so often to make sure everything gets a lot of love. this is kind of low, that is's hot and get all that vortex of heat, keep it closed and roasts the chicken with all that beautiful char and smoky flavor. now we got these grilled pineapples, right? >> jeff, real quick, i have a serious question. your book is named "come on over," and does that mean any time in chicago we can stop by yo your house for dinner. >> michael, yes, george, robin, all three of you can, everybody else that you need to pass a psych exam, the presidential fitness test you go the to pass but you three are already in. i promise you. >> thank you. >> now we're starting to open up and have more people over so it's a perfect book for that. whether feeding your immediate family or a whole group we'll
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dice up that pineapple and this is my guacamole trick 101. michael, you'll love this. what we like to do is mash up two of the avocados and dice up the other two. the mashed up gives you the creamy beautiful part and the chunky part give you that texture and we'll put plenty of fresh lime juice. when you squeeze your lime a lot use these, these are great but if you don't have one, squeeze it up so you seeds that might fall up and fresh chilies and red jalapenos. >> sometimes pineapple is hard to find. any substitutes? >> oh, of course, you can do mango, grill it up, summer peaches, nice and firm before they get super ripe, grill them up, reactivate them and give a nice char and put strawberries in my guacamole before. i wouldn't grill those, though. but you could experiment or just do nothing. you know, grill up your peppers,
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everything and then when that chicken is done, you basted it, it takes about an hour, right and then you have, look at this. taco tuesday. it's tuesday here in america. last time i checked. and you got that beautiful grilled pineapple guacamole and another little guacamole trick, you know, oxygen does turn avocados brown so you stop that with lime but it's also the heat, the summer heat so do a little double bowl of ice and keep that guacamole super cold. serve it with your favorite chips, tortillas, right, and then you have the best mojo chicken courtesy of "come on over." you can -- look at this. watch this. and then i like to do this. ah. >> oh. >> that looks good. >> that does look good. >> is that not juicy? it's because we marinated it, all right, george, michael. we marinated it. all right. we didn't skip that beat. you need to marinate your meat.
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don't skip the beat. marinate the meat. >> mojo chicken with a great chicago accent. jeff, thank you. >> i have to rewrite the entire book. thank you guys so much. happy taco tuesday. happy "come on over," get the book. rated number one book by at least six of my aunts. >> it's available right now. jeff mauro, thanks very much. you can get these recipes on our website at and coming up two time olympic gold medalist claressa shields has a ♪
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♪ back now with my interview with boxing superstar claressa shields, the two-time olympic gold medalist opening up about her fight to become a champion and advocate for women's empowerment. take a look. inside the ring, 26-year-old claressa shields is a force to be reckoned with. but this two-time olympic gold champ was born out of struggle. >> you've had this fire like this intensity about you. so what fuels that fire? >> it's just kind of from my background of growing up like, you know, i grew up and didn't have a whole bunch of food, didn't have clothe, didn't have shoe, didn't have a bed until i was 17 years old. it just kind of taught me anything i want i have to fight for. >> the flint, michigan, native first step into the the ring at
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the age of 11. >> i was led to boxing from my dad. the best decision my dad ever plead was to let me box. >> today shields is the first undisputed champion in two different weight classes during the four belt era. but even with all the accolades she says sexism still exists in a traditionally male dominated sport telling showtime sports. >> i want to grow women's boxing and have equal pay. equal opportunity. >> the pay discrepancy, you know, it's mind boggling to me because there's not a boxer, male or female who has accomplished what i have accomplished. there are a lot more changes that need to be done. >> this year tired of waiting for network to air her next fight put together an all female event and brought it to pay-per-view. always wanting more for herself, she is on to her next venture, mixed martial arts. signing with the professional fighters league. what made you make the switch?
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>> during the pandemic it was a depressing time. i wasn't in the ring, had gained a whole bunch of weight and i've accomplished everything in boxing and in my mind i'm just like, you know what, i think it's time to try mma. >> you know, you have so much confidence. does anything make you nervous? >> i get nervous. i got a good poker face, you know, but the confidence come from hard work. >> and what example are you hoping to set for all women? >> be the woman who you want to be. sometimes they put us in this box and they say this is what a woman needs, skinny, petite, you know, straight hair and they put you in this box and it's so shallow. i think that people are so used to women just being, you know, being told what to do and i not doing what they want to do it kind of makes them uncomfortable and makes them feel intimidated. that's my advice to the women. do you, boo. >> do you, boo.
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♪ >> she is definitely doing it. that's right. claressa will make her pfl /mma debut thursday june 10th. we'll be watching. now to rob. hey, rob. >> good morning again, michael. look, the news today a little bit of a downer. want to give you a bright spot and show you this picture out of d.c., not one but two rainbow, double rainbows as the rain moved through and the sun popped out. get that reflection and refraction going on like a prism and, boom, get it across just up the road as well in new market, maryland. brighter day today with no rai good morning. temperatures will be pretty steady throughout the rest of the morning commute, 40s and speaking of do you, boo,
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here now with business woman, best-selling author, pastor sarah jakes roberts. she is the daughter of megachurch bishop t.d. jakes and she's following in his footsteps encouraging others to step into their faith and live their best lives with her brand-new book and it's called "woman evolve: break up with your fear, revolutionize your life." good morning, sarah jakes roberts. so good to have you with us this morning. looking all bright and shiny and ready to talk about this beautiful new book. but first of all let's say, mom, pastor, author, you got all these things going on. how have you been able to juggle it all during the pandemic especially? >> you know what, i have not been able to juggle it all. i decided to bringll of myself to one thing at a time. it's been such a traumatic season for everyone and so the more that i just took time to say i'm not going to be everything to everyone, i'll do the best that i can with what i have, i found myself finding
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pockets of gratitude instead of feeling the grief, the incessant grief 24/7. >> my momma used to say you can have it all not just all at the same time. everything has its season. over the years you've been open and people appreciated this about you. you've been open about your past, things that have happened in the past and you say you don't have to live your future defined by your past. what you mean? >> i had my son, i was 14 years old and my greatest fear was that people would only see me as a teen mom and the truth is that that was the only way that i saw myself. it wasn't until i started digging into the dimensions of who i was that i was able to see myself outside of what happened to me and so my prayer is that as i get to connect with other people that i help them to see there are layers to you. you're not just what you've gone through. you still have potential and life here so let's see who we can become. >> breaking up with your fear, i love that so how can people who
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are going through some really challenging times right now, how can they translate that message to what they're going through right now to break up with their fears when they think something is holding them back like that? >> yeah, i love this. a lot of times we acknowledge that we have fears but we don't really pinpoint what those fears are and one of the things that i try to challenge people to do is like let's talk these fears out loud. they're like the bogeyman sometimes. they stay in the closet. we're afraid of them and never confront them but you are bad, you are bold. you are incredible. let's look at these fears so that they no longer have power over us. our faith is more powerful than our fear but we have to give our faititit something to point towards. >> preach, preach, yes, this morning on "gma." do you have a specific exercise that you can share with our viewers to help them do that? >> absolutely. so acknowledging, right, we have to acknowledge our fears, otherwise our fears are in control of us. our fears pretend to keep us safe but it's not true. they're actually keeping us
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bound so we process those fears. after we take the time to process those fears let's begin to accept all of who we are. okay, i am a teen mom but i am also so many other things, accepting who i am in the midst of that and who else could i have the potential to become? i want to learn another language. i want to travel. i want to start a business. let's start taking baby steps. we don't have to do it all overnight. make changes little by little and say today i'll make one step into the direction of who i can become and most importantly it's so important we remember this is just like starting a new diet, right? we made changes until it becomes our norm. practice the new you until the new you becomes the only version of you that exists. >> i'm looking at you and seeing your daddy. i really am and he's going to be here tomorrow. yeah, do you have a message for him? >> i do. >> you want us to share with him? >> i would love that. i would love that. hey, daddy, i am so proud of you for not dropping the mic.
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we've been through so many. grandma's funeral to 9/11, the world has gone through so many changes and you didn't drop the mic and because of that you told me how to hold on to the mic too. so proud to be your daughter and so blessed to be loved by you. >> you're on today and your dad on tomorrow. >> i know. that's crazy. it's a blessing. i couldn't even have imagined. could not have told 13-year-old me that a moment like this would be happening. >> you're helping others right now. thank you. thank you so much. continued blessings to you. thank you for sharing. "woman evolve: break up with your fears and ref losingize your life" is now now. dr. ian smith is here to refresh your diet. ♪ this
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♪ this time baby ♪ back now on "gma" and the pandemic has many of us feeling sluggish and with summer just two months away now is a great time to refresh your diet.
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dr. ian smith author of "fast burn: the power of negative energy balance" joins us with tips to get back on track this morning. good morning, doc. thank you for joining us. >> good morning. >> we'll start the buildings blocks of a healthy diet. the two most important nutrients we should focus on? >> well, you know, listen this, plan is all about diversity. it's a nine-week plan, every day is spelled out for you. tongues of foods, tons of options, vegan, vegetarians, peskatarian, everyone can follow but the two most important ingredients are fiber and protein. hey make you feel full longer, they help your digestion and help you lose weight faster. >> it's important to have a healthy start to your day. you have a smoothie with apples. how does this recipe help us burn fat? >> yeah, the signature drink of the program is called the burner smoother. lots of easy recipe, very affordable. you can see here it has
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blueberries, it has baby spinach, lemon, banana, a little coconut oil, apple cider vinegar, apples and apple juice or apple cider. all these different antioxidants and fiber and vitamins combine to help you burn fat. in fact, we have 2,000 people do the plan earlier about 15 to 17 pounds on average is the weight loss in nine weeks. people love that there's so much food and so much diversity and the burner smoothie is a great way to burn that fat and start your day with a lot of energy. >> wow, a lot of weight to lose. you encourage folks to eat every two to three hour, not full meals but snacks, so what are some good and easy snacks? >> yes, we love snacks on "fast burn." you get three snacks a day, three meals a day, they're a lot of fun, 100, 150 calories, here i have some snap peas here which are wonderful and some hummus so you get your fiber, your protein, 150 calories or less, very convenient.
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very transportable. i also have for those that have a sweet tooth chocolate covered blueberries. they are awesome. you can make them yourself, buy them but tons of antioxidants in those blueberry. >> working from home a lot are working from home which leaves them less motivated so what are some easy healthy lunch options. >> yeah, so we have 30 recipes in the book. some have meat. some don't have meat. some are vegetarian so here's a nice lentil soup, tons of n nonanimal protein, easy to fix, the recipe is 45 minutes or list in the book. this is one of my favorites and the recipe in the book too, the greek energy bowl so you have chicken, if you want to have meat protein, you have cucumbers, tomatoes, brown rice, quinoa, olives, some avocados, crumbled feta and nice balsamic vinaigrette, tons of protein and fiber and makes you feel good with all that energy.
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>> one thing important, staying hi hydrat hydrated. you have an easy way. what is it? >> so many people are not hydrating well. so lemon water is the trick. lemons are full of vitamin c. they have antioxidants, they really can help you feel good. get your digestive system moving. when you drink water before each meal you expand your stomach so you actually hit those stretch receptors and get full faster on fewer calories. on our facebook group we have a challenge called the fast burn callenge, follow it. it's free and i'll take you through nine weeks of the program to help you. >> how many books is this now you've written? >> well, this is number 20, so it's my biggest and boldest diet plan for number 20 so i want to help people get ready for the summer. we're all sick of that quarantine 15. here we go. ready to go and burn that fat really fast. >> get ready to put on that speedo, i guess. >> whoo. >> thank you, appreciate and
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