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December 13th, 2010
08:12 AM ET

Prince William and Kate Middleton release two royal engagement photos

With the royal wedding still more than five months away, we get another glimpse of Prince William’s and Kate Middleton’s fairytale courtship with their official engagement portraits. The couple released two photos, one formal and one less formal. Eloise Parker, features editor at OK! Magazine, joined us on Monday’s American Morning to tell us more about the photos and plans for the upcoming nuptials.


Filed under: Entertainment • Pop Culture
December 3rd, 2010
07:04 AM ET

Losing Lennon: How Julian Lennon dealt with father's murder

All this week we’ve been previewing a CNN documentary this weekend on the death of John Lennon. It’ll be 30 years on Wednesday since he was murdered by Mark David Chapman.

Today, John Roberts talks to his son Julian Lennon about what it was like learning his father had died.

Be sure to catch the full documentary,” Losing Lennon: Countdown to Murder,” premiering Saturday and Sunday night at 8 ET on CNN.


Filed under: American Morning • Environment • Pop Culture
December 2nd, 2010
07:28 PM ET

America's Got "The Hasselhoffs"

He once drove "Kit" in "Knight Rider." He saved lives on "Baywatch." He judged aspiring talents in "America's Got Talent" and he's a huge musician in Germany.

All these challenges don't compare to his latest role, playing reality TV dad to his daughters Hayley and Taylor-Ann in the new series "The Hasselhoff's," premiering on A&E on Monday, December 5th.

The family joins us on American Morning to explain the challenges and excitement of having a reality show.


Filed under: American Morning • Entertainment • Pop Culture
December 1st, 2010
09:46 AM ET

Losing Lennon: Legend lives on in O.A.R.'s song 'Dakota'

December 8, 1980, a day that will live in infamy for John Lennon fans. As part of a CNN Documentary “Losing Lennon,” we’re talking to people who had a personal connection to the tragic events of that day when Lennon was gunned down by Mark David Chapman.

AM’s John Roberts talks to radio writer Laurie Kaye, who was part of a team that did the last interview with Lennon on the day he died. When she heard about the shooting, she ran over to Roosevelt Hospital, where Lennon was taken, and witnessed Yoko Ono’s reaction. Also, O.A.R. frontman Marc Roberge talks about how Lennon’s death inspired the alternative rock band’s recent song “Dakota.”

Watch the preview here, and be sure to catch the full documentary,” Losing Lennon: Countdown to Murder,” premiering Saturday and Sunday night at 8 ET on CNN.


Filed under: American Morning • Entertainment • Pop Culture
November 30th, 2010
09:52 AM ET

Losing Lennon: NYC cops revisit legendary musician's murder scene

Next Wednesday marks a tragic anniversary, 30 years since the legendary John Lennon was gunned down by Mark David Chapman outside his apartment building in New York City.  All this week we’re previewing a CNN documentary on Lennon’s murder. The documentary, “Losing Lennon: Countdown to Murder,” premieres Saturday and Sunday night at 8 ET on CNN.

Today, check out a sneak peak into John Roberts’ interview with the first New York City cops to arrive at the scene of the crime on December 8, 1980. They remember it, like it was yesterday.


Filed under: American Morning • Entertainment • Pop Culture
November 22nd, 2010
10:11 AM ET

Cyndi Lauper fighting AIDS one red lipstick at a time

Cyndi Lauper shares her favorite lipstick on AM today. It's bright red and can help fight AIDS, too.

Lauper, a spokesperson for MAC AIDS Fund/Viva Glam, explains how the lipstick can help the cause, and her role in the campaign, MAC's most successful campaign, also featuring Lady Gaga.

Later today, MAC AIDS Fund and Lauper will present a $175,000 grant to God's Love We Deliver, the New York tri-state area's leading provider of nutritious, individually-tailored meals to people who are too sick to shop or cook for themselves this Thanksgiving.

CNN's Kiran Chetry and Jim Acosta asked Lauper about why she paired with MAC for this program.


Filed under: American Morning • Entertainment • Pop Culture
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