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captioning sponsored by cbs >> william barr testified in front of the judiciary committee. later during a press conference congressman stephen cohen used a prop chicken to taunt the attorney general. >> the "late show" now presents representative stephen cohen's press conference in its entirety. >> chicken barr should have showed up today and answered questions. chicken barr really laid an egg during his testimony. this smacks so much of watergate. barr is clearly afraid to face the house jew-dish-iary. and we may be forced to issue him a sub-peanut. and that's my time. it's a sad day in america. >> announcer: it's "the late show" with stephen colbert. tonight, national em-barr-
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assment. plus, stephen welcomes chris cuomo, nicholas hoult and lily collins and musical guest james taylor. featuring jon batiste and stay human. and now live on tape from the ed sullivan theater in new york city, it's stephen colbert! ( cheers and applause ) ( theme song playing ) >> stephen: whoo! hey! how are you? ( cheers and applause ) perfect. perfect. ( cheers and applause ) hello, jon! i like it! i like the window pane. it's nice. hello! how are you! hello! thank you, ladies and gentlemen! thank you! ( cheers and applause )
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happy thursday. thanks, everybody! welcome one and all in here, out there, to "the late show." i'm your host stephen colbert. ( cheers and applause ) thank you. thank you very much. lovely greeting. today is, of course, national prayer day. it seems like national prayer day comes earlier every year. yeah. i saw a church that had its prayer decorations up, like, two months ago. it's getting so commercialized. this morning, trump attended a prayer breakfast where he quoted christ's parable on the mueller witch hunt. >> people say, "how do you get through that whole stuff? how do you go through those witch hunts and everything else?" and you know what we do, mike? we just do it, right? and we think about god. >> stephen: ( as trump ) "yes, we just do it, and as i remember where i am now, i think about god.
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the little pink bunny with the big bass drum. cool sunglasses. he just keeps going. god." ( laughter ) trump touched on this country's number one spiritual concern: mall signage. >> when i first started campaigning, people were not allowed, or, in some cases, foolishly ashamed to be using on stores, "merry christmas," "happy christmas." they would say "happy holidays." they would have red walls, and you would never see christmas. that was four years ago. take a look at your stores nowadays. it is all "merry christmas" again. "merry christmas," again! they are proud of it. ( applause ) >> stephen: yes, it's true, go to any mall in america right now and it is christmas. ( laughter ) we're proudly getting ready for our yule-time cookouts, and our noel fireworks displays, and our nativity pool parties, kids selling mulled lemonade on the street corners.
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you know, christmas. then, the president quoted from the bible. >> and as god promises in the bible, those who hope in the lord will renew their strength. they will soar on the wings like eagles. they will run and not grow weary. and they will walk and not be faint. and that's something that mike and i think about all the time, right, mike? ( laughter ) >> stephen: he has never read one word of the bible before. let's go past this. let's go on past this. ( cheers and applause ) um ) t samaritan-- and then a guy named jesus did something. ( laughter )
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i don't know about you, but my head is still spinning from yesterday's senate testimony of attorney general william barr, seen here thrilling attendees with his one man "fiddler on the roof." ( singing ) "obstruction, obstruction!" barr's performance yesterday angered a lot of democrats, especially california senator kamala harris. >> i think he should resign. i think he should resign. i think he should resign. >> stephen: kamala harris believes in the old urban legend that if you say "i think he should resign" three times, bill barr then appears in your mirror and does not resign. democrats are especially upset that barr lied to congress. specifically, we now know that bob mueller sent a letter to barr complaining about barr's summary of mueller's report on march 27, but, two weeks later, on april 10, barr said this in sworn testimony: >> did bob mueller support your conclusion? >> i don't know whether bob
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mueller supported my conclusion. >> stephen: okay, that might seem contradictory, but i think i know what's going on here: he is lying. ( laughter ) and house speaker nancy pelosi is not pleased. >> what is deadly serious about it is the attorney general of the united states of america is not telling the truth to the congress of the united states. that's a crime. >> stephen: yes, when the attorney general lies to congress, it is a crime. when the president does it, it's the state of the union. ( laughter ) ( applause ) and she-- solid joke. family joke. and she drove her point home. >> he lied to congress. he lied to congress. if anybody else did that, it would be considered a crime. nobody is above the law, not the president of the united states and not the attorney general. being attorney general does not give you a bath to go say whatever you want.
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>> stephen: no, being attorney general does not give william barr a bath. ( laughter ) and even if it did, please do not bring cameras in there. closed session. anyway, barr lied to the senate, and today, he was scheduled to lie to the house of representatives, but he didn't show up. that didn't stop house democrats, who led the hearing anyway and grilled an empty chair. ( laughter ) now, here's the thing: bill barr used to be a respected, highly trained lawyer. what the heck happened to him? well, there is a theory out there in a new op-ed from former f.b.i. director and "man who can't believe you showed up to testify in that suit," james comey. comey says that once you sign on to work for trump, it's extraordinarily difficult to keep your integrity. "it starts with your sitting silent while he lies, both in public and private, making you complicit by your silence." and if you don't do anything, eventually, "mr. trump eats your soul in small bites."
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just small bites. small bites. it's like tapas. ( as trump ) "tell you what, let's get a plate of the grilled octopus and maybe a little side plate of bill barr's moral compass. ( laughter ) tastes like chicken. i'm sorry, i mean tastes like coward." ( laughter ) comey writes that the only way to get near this administration and avoid having your soul being eaten is to be like james mattis, the former secretary of defense who "resigned over principle." unlike comey, who-- i got to point out-- did not resign. he was fired. evidently, trump did not want to eat comey's soul. i'm guessing it was a vegetable. ( laughter ) comey explains that silently agreeing with trump in private leads to "public displays of personal fealty" where you "use his language, praise his leadership and tout his commitment to values. and then you are lost.
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he has eaten your soul." and then, along with several diet coke-soaked cheeseburgers, your soul makes the journey through trump's digestive tract, and is eventually excreted. and then you're stephen miller. ( applause ) based on a true story. true story. here's a quick update on something we talked about last night. trump's fed nominee, stephen moore-- seen here demonstrating how to punch stephen moore in the face. moore's nomination has been in jeopardy for saying stuff like this: >> i do believe one of the biggest problems with the american economy today is what has happened with male wages over the last 25 to 30 years. you know, when you have male wages declining like that, they become less important in terms of the breadwinner in the family, and that can lead to family instability.
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( audience reacts ) >> stephen: that is so old- fashioned. "breadwinners"? hasn't he heard about gluten? it's "kalewinners" now. ( laughter ) but this morning, moore went on the tv again to make the case for himself as a qualified economic expert and steer the discussion away from his comments about women. >> i think the case for me is, look at this boobing economy! >> stephen: "yes, look at this boobing economy! i mean it's the best in recent mammary. if i'm appointed, job rates won't just double, they'll nipple." ( laughter ) plus, this morning, moore said, "my biggest ally is the president. he's full speed ahead." yes, trump is full speed ahead to his phone to tweet this two hours later: "steven moore, a great pro-growth economist and a truly fine person, has decided
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to withdraw from the fed process." oh, no! ( cheers and applause ) oh, no! withdraw! he doesn't get the job? ( piano riff ) i hope this doesn't mean stephen moore is going to lose his "male wages." ( laughter ) we've got a great show for you tonight. cnn's chris cuomo is going to give us his take on barr's testimony. but when we return, "meanwhile!" stick around. ( cheers and applause ) ( band playing ) ♪ we're jack daniel's. the oldest, realest, loudest, quietest, friendliest,
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way to blow. good to see you. jon, you know, coming out here in just a little while, our first guest tonight is mr. chris cuomo from the chris cuomo power hour over there on cnn. you know what i didn't realize about that guy? he's a big guy. >> jon: yeah, he works out. >> stephen: he's jacked. >> jon: he lifts weights. >> stephen: yeah, he lifts weights. yeah, i saw on instagram, he posted a picture of himself shirtless super flexing. >> jon: oh my goodness. >> stephen: exactly not a hair in sight. >> jon: what's wrong? >> stephen: nothing wrong. he's just like an eel from the neck down. i don't know whether he waxes or shaves. i will ask. that will be the first question tonight. those are the questions he's not willing to ask on his show that we have the courage to ask here at "the late show." >> jon: that's right. >> stephen: sir, at long last, do you wax? >> jon: good question.
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>> stephen: yeah, also, even more exciting -- even more exciting -- jon, you know that global super group b.t.s. >> jon: yeah, boy band. >> stephen: boy band, exactly. you know, i would love to have them on the show some time. >> jon: yeah. >> stephen: specifically i would like to have them on wednesday may 15, when they will be here at the ed sullivan theater to blow the lid, blow the dome off this place. ( applause ) >> jon: that's going to be fire. >> stephen: we've got something special planned for them here. we can't say what it is, but it's going to be something very special. imagine a boy band at the ed sullivan theater, something special associated with that, never been done before. >> jon: ah-ha. >> stephen: one time before. >> jon: i was going to say, one time in history. >> stephen: one band a long time ago, can't remember their name. began with a b. >> jon: i remember their name. >> stephen: you do? >> jon: yeah. >> stephen: rolling stones? >> jon: yeah, that's them. >> stephen: yeah. you know, each news day is like a trip to the zoo. some of the stories are like lions-- big, noteworthy and exciting.
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but others are like tree frogs-- small, weird and confusing. so, once we're done checking out the marquee animals-- the charismatic megafauna as it is called over there in the monologue-- i like to take a stroll through the amphibian wing and look at all the salamanders, and the japanese fire newts in my segment: "meanwhile!" ( cheers and applause ) meanwhile. "meanwhile!" makes people happy. meanwhile, this week, nasa is pretending an asteroid is on its way to smack the earth. it's a training exercise for the world's scientists and engineers to see whether the events of "armageddon" can be prevented-- specifically, can they prevent that weird sort of-sex scene where ben affleck plays with animal crackers. ( laughter ) that's creepy, ben. ( laughter ) meanwhile--
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never saw the movie. ( laughter ) me i scientists find cocaine in shrimps in suffolk rivers. cocaine in the shrimp? that's going to be a real time saver at someone's oscar party. ( laughter ) ( applause ) meanwhile, bad news for vegetarians: america is running out of impossible burgers. i know. it seems unlikely, improbable even. against the odds. the plant-based meat substitute is struggling to keep up with rising demand, which they announced just after the company expanded its partnership with burger king. bad move. if there's one person in all of fast food you don't want to piss off, it is this guy! ( laughter ) he is royalty and he is clearly psychotic. ( laughter ) meanwhile, there's a new "sonic
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the hedgehog" movie, and the internet is upset about the design of the character's mouth. here's the moment that's weirding people out. >> uh, meow? >> ( screams ) >> stephen: those are the creepiest human teeth to be added to a burrowing shrew since rudy giuliani. ( laughter ) ( piano riff ) ( cheers and applause ) meanwhile, congratulations to the town of swastika acres, a neighborhood in colorado who just got a new name because the area had once been home to the denver land swastika company, which chose its name before nazis adopted the swastika symbol. and they've just been real busy with other stuff since 1945. "what? oh, yeah, the name. is that still a thing? we'll get to it!"
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now, starting now, the new name of the town will be old cherry hills. man, are they are going to be pissed when they find out about famed nazi general "ol' cherry hills" von richter. ( laughter ) we'll be right back with chris cuomo! ( cheers and applause ) ( band playing ) the pink? let's go mets! go time daddy! [ giggling ] ohhhh man. took my hat off. [ "to love somebody" by bee gees playing ]
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( cheers and applause ) ( band playing ) >> stephen: ladies and gentlemen, my first guest tonight is a veteran journalist and anchor of cnn's "cuomo prime please welcome, chris cuomo! ( cheers and applause ) ( band playing ) >> stephen: all right, all right.
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you work out. i'll buy it. you work out. >> you're light as a feather. >> stephen: yeah, what do you bench, chris cuomo? >> i bench colbert. ( laughter ) >> stephen: thank you for being here. because i know you have a show tonight. >> i do. >> stephen: you've got to go get after it. >> i do have to get after it. >> stephen: because you say that for people who don't watch the show, and everyone watches the show. >> sure. >> stephen: for those of you who don't-- ( cheers and applause ) you say you have to get at-- >> fake audience. >> stephen: fake audience, the best kind. i'll take any love, even the faked kind. >> let's get after it. what do you have? >> stephen: what do you get after when you get after it? >> i tell you where it comes from. i believe it as a way to live your life. if you have a challenge, get after it. for us, the reason we started the show was that it is no longer a time to sit and listen. you have to test. you can't let things just be said. it can't be enough that people get to say what they want to say, you wait for them to stop and then you ask something and you move on.
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you can't let people flood the zone where you ask them a question and they say two or three things that are b.s. and you only get to check one. let's get after it is be aggressive, be assertive, but be decent. >> stephen: i hear from polls that the american people have kind of made up their minds -- >> about everything. >> stephen: and specifically about the mueller investigation and the accusations of both possible -- trump getting help even if unwittingly from the russian or the possibility of obstruction or the idea that the f.b.i. might have improperly surveilled the trump campaign. what we learned is that people's opinions don't change. how are you as a journalist getting through to people who have an open mind? are there any of those people left? >> well, very good question. >> stephen: thank you, it's what i do. you know what i did just there? >> you got after it. >> stephen: there it is. come on, come on. ( applause ) ( piano riff )
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>> i didn't expect that. >> stephen: really? >> and i don't if i liked it but i may do it to someone else. it's very disconcerting. >> stephen: go to give a fist bump and give them the clam. exactly. ( laughter ) >> so, two things. >> stephen: can you still influence your audience? >> i think there's no question that the audience is influenced, and that's why you have to be responsible about what you do with the trust they're giving you of coming and listening to you and taking you seriously. but you don't report to influence outcome. i don't tell people things -- i don't test people hoping they think something, i just hope they think that, all right, you've seen this idea tested, you saw what he or she was able to do under this kind of scrutiny, now you decide. the interactability of the numbers where the president is involved i don't think is about the american people, i think it's about the expectations. i think that, over time, the erosion of what people expect from public servants, just so
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you guys know, my last name is cuomo, my father was governor of new york state, my brother is the governor of new york state right now and i'm tremendously proud of that. i've never had to look outside the men in my own family for male role models-- except for you. and-- so i see that people in public service see a beauty in it. but we don't feel that anymore. i think that's why people forgive so much in this president, they don't expect better. but he lies. they all lie. but his character? i thought you were supposed to be a conservative and conservatives are about character. they're all like that now. that's why the numbers don't move. they can't be shocked. there is no sense of shame about what happens in public service. but we also don't reward virtue anymore. we have two parties that win by attacking the other and that's a problem. >> stephen: why didn't you go into the family business? as you said, dad governor, brother governor. why didn't you go into the family business? >> well, the main reason is because i don't like it. ( laughter )
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( applause ) >> stephen: you don't like politics at all? no. i have so much respect for my father, may he rest in peace. as a little brother to andrew, the governor, as a brother, i wish, i feel he's served enough. the scrutiny and the constant concentration and focus he has. i wish he would go out and enjoy his life, get paid for what he's able to do and not worry about people like me and these jackals that chase around politicians. >> stephen: let's talk about some of your competition. you have said that maddow is a professor. >> yes, so smart. >> stephen: hannity is a preacher. >> yes, boy can he preach. >> stephen: and i was built for the battle. >> yes. >> stephen: does that mean you're a warrior? >> it means let's get after it! >> stephen: you were built for the battle because here was a photo i was referencing a little bit earlier. there you are with your son and look at that flower. >> look at that fluke. >> stephen: fluke right there. i have to ask the question: do you wax or shave?
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which is it? ( applause ) so let's get after it. let's get after it because, come on, you are a -- you're still very vital but you're a middle- aged man. that damn fluke's got more chest hair than you do. which is it? don't lie now. >> it hurts. >> stephen: which is it? what do you do? >> it's really just a source of embarrassment. i'm one of the few italian males that has nothing going on. i had a grandmother who had more hair on her chest than i have right now. i don't know what happened. i used to say muscle pushed it out, but now i'm just old and i don't have a lot of hair on my chest. >> stephen: that's amazing. >> but thanks for asking. >> stephen: give me a number. what do you bench? >> i don't believe in that. >> stephen: what? >> i don't lift weights. not that much. more than anyone you know but -- >> stephen: how many pushups? >> as many as i need to. >> stephen: really? as many as you need to? you could pop out 40 pushups right now? >> if i needed to, and i really
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don't feel that i need to. ( laughter ) ( applause ) >> stephen: really? i bet i could do more pushups than you. >> i bet you could, too. ( laughter ) ( piano riff ) >> stephen: let's get after it. come on! ( cheers and applause ) what? ( laughter ) ( cheering )
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what? ( laughter ) ( cheering ) is this where it was? right here? is this-- ( cheers and applause ) ( audience counting ) ( audience counting ) >> three, four, five, six, seven eight, nine, ten, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, -- ♪ ♪ ( laughter ) ( cheers and applause )
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( audience counting ) ( laughter ) ( cheers and applause ) ( cheers and applause ) ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: "cuomo prime time"-- he's got-- he's got-- he's got hair on his chest! "cuomo prime time" airs on cnn! chris cuomo, let's get after it! we'll be right back with the stars of the new biography of
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language you want. >> don't be ridiculous. >> the legend of selador. >> i'm not a performing monkey. >> it begins with the arrival of a proud and opinionated princess. >> you're right about that. >> she demands entertainment. princess selador is bored. bored of cakes and muffins and exquisite china. she longs for another life. >> it's not her name. >> what? >> something else. selador is not a princess' name. it can't be. selador is a place. >> stephen: please welcome nicholas hoult and lily collins. ( cheers and applause ) ( band playing ) ( cheers and applause )
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>> stephen: thank you both for being here. >> thank you for having us. >> stephen: i am particularly excited to talk to you because of the movie that you're here to promote, "tolkien." as you may know, i am a particular fan of the professor's. >> we know you're a mega-fan so we were both panicking backstage. >> if we hadn't done enough research. >> stephen: i am entirely nervous. because i'm so excited to talk to you about this. >> we're not actually edith and tolkien. >> stephen: i know this. but what i love about it is we get to learn something about the professor's life in this movie. describe to the people what part of tolkien's life we're learning about. and edith's life. >> it's his formative years. essentially, it's the buildup to him writing "the hobbit." it's about him finding friendship and love with edith and his experiences during world war i and his love of language as well, because that's where all his stories stemmed from. >> stephen: he got that from his mother, who she also died when he was quite young but she introduced him and his brother
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into myths and legends and that sort of thing and taught him languages. and edith and tolkien sort of grew up together, didn't they? >> they did. i actually didn't know much about tolkien before i started the project, unfortunately, and there's not much research to be done on edith but i found out that edith was also an orphan and they lived in the same house together. they were first and foremost these steadfast friends and confidants in escapism and became each other's one and only loves throughout their lives until their 80s. >> stephen: what did you know about tolkien's works before doing this movie? >> i was a huge fan of "the hobbit" and "the lord of the rings." i loved magic and fantasy. i had actually ironically auditioned for i think icts >> stephen: tauriel. ( laughter ) >> i don't even think it ever made it to peter jackson.
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it was awful. but then years later, ironically, i end up playing the woman who inspired that character. >> stephen: did you know tolkien's work at all? >> i got given "the hobbit" on the set of "about a boy" by the wrights brothers, the director of that. so i read it then. i still have the copy of the book at home. i went back and read over it. it felt quite fortuitous. >> stephen: that was one thing i had forgotten before i was reading the pre-interview with you guys, my producer. he's the same guy from "about a boy." i didn't realize that's you. look at you in "about a boy." right there. >> on the left is hugh grant. >> stephen: right there. >> literally the cutest! ( applause ) >> stephen: i think i speak for several of the women on my staff when i say you filled out nicely. >> there you go. ( laughter ) >> stephen: i have a bit of super, an exclusive deep-cut nerd photograph here. can you explain before i show to people what's happening here? you are preparing to play the professor here. >> yes, so essentially we're
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filming the buildup to tolkien. and to get into roles, i read his letters and books and biographies and everything i can and there are certain elements you just kind of try things out to see if it helps subconsciously influence the character. he did all his own illustrations for his books and maps and everything, so i try to do water colors in down time on x-men, so here's me doing a water color in amongst a massive action battle that's going on beside this little tent i'm in. >> stephen: doing watercolor in his style, looks like. >> trying to. >> stephen: and you're still in costume preparing to be tolkien. >> there it is. >> stephen: this movie has taken a very firm stance on how to pronounce the professor's name. >> i wasn't going to call you out on it but you've said it tolkien wrong a couple of times. >> stephen: i grew up saying tolkien. >> it's fine. it's everywhere around the world. we were both saying tolkien on the set. we were just in england and people were saying tolkien
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still. they refused to say it differently because it sounds a bit too posh or proper. but it is how you say it. >> stephen: but it's properly tolkien? >> tolkien is the correct pronunciation. it was something i was shocked by when i was playing this guy. i wanted to make sure i could do this. so i would listen to judy dench did the voiceover for one of the documentaries about him and she definitely says tol-keen throughout. i said, okay, judy, i'm following you, i'm sticking with you. >> stephen: i think the problem when i was a kid is i read tolkien but there was no one to talk to about it. >> tol-kin. >> stephen: sorry. sorry. i also read people read tolkien, sorry, tol-keen, also read a lot of science fiction, same group. and so it was robert heinlein and j.r.r. tolkien and it was spelled the same so that's why which did it. there was a biblical aspect to their relationship in that tolkien wasn't allowed to see edith by the priest that raised him and his brother. was it something like you had to
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make something of yourself first? >> he had a lot of weight on his shoulders from a young age because of his parents' passing so he had to get a good job, be able to provide and all those sorts of things. get to oxford and graduate. so unfortunately they were kept apart. but you tell a very good story about the kind of-- because she was engaged to someone else. >> stephen: she didn't wait. >> she's a woman of little prospects and, at that time-- >> stephen: also an orphan. >> also an orphan. she didn't have many job prospects and if you were a woman of a certain age and not promised to someone, it didn't look good. when he went off to school, she promised herself to someone else and when she came back to send tolkien off to war, she was still promised to someone else, and it was so undeniable how they loved one another. so she ultimately ends up with tolkien. we didn't show it in the movie, but what is said to be true is her fiancée at the time, george,
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gathered all three together and they sat and had tea and he handed her off to tolkien. very modern, right? when would that ever happen? >> stephen: wow. >> very civilized. i think he realized they just were meant to be and, i don't know, i can't say i would do the same thing, but they ended up together and it was lovely. >> stephen: "tolkien" opens in theaters next friday. but if you want to see a special advance screening on may 7 i'm interviewing these lovely people and the director at the montclair film festival. it is being simulcast to 200 different theaters. you can go online and find a theater near you. nicholas hoult and lily collins, everybody! we'll be right back with a performance by sweet baby james taylor! this is the couple who wanted to get away who used expedia to book the vacation rental which led to the discovery that sometimes a little down time can lift you right up. expedia. everything you need to go. expedia. whatever you're craving... and whenever you're craving it...
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