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Has been named Gary -- and -- morning face and I television sets for the past three decades but she's also an accomplished singer and actress.
Her latest project is a musical and she wrote it's about celebrity -- Angeles any simple McPherson.
And it's called scandalous by the way premieres on Broadway next week would you please welcome back to the show Kathie Lee Gifford.
I can't believe.
I didn't you know it's.
Why don't you just don't.
It's something and now you've got to Broadway play that you -- now yeah I know about a very interesting -- outs are real wondered here's a plane -- nobody fallen through the cracks of history and it.
It's it's wrong because your story's unbelievable people say well she was such an unbelievable one -- why I never heard ever why haven't we heard about it.
Cab -- or if I'm hitting her little.
Good data out out out -- that I have neighborhood where everyone from Shirley temp Bob to Amy some bold.
We tell the story of Amy -- McPherson I've been writing it for twelve years I've been fascinated about her.
For forty years what made you interested in her -- when -- is fascinating when I first heard of her in between forty years ago in college I said nobody -- ever lived a life like -- Now when I moved to Los Angeles to pursue my own career she's legendary out there is -- -- has hurt the temple but she built in 1923 is still there.
I -- I've spoken there at the dreams and get the dream -- down taking care at 30000 people a week in the worst section of Los Angeles Naseem placed amazing Amy in a nutshell was that it was -- seventeen year old.
I'm atheist farm girl from Canada who ended up -- -- in the 1920s the most celebrated most controversial woman for generation.
But she saved one half million people from starving to death she sold more war bonds than any movie star in the 1920s she -- Marilyn Monroe -- a baby.
-- got John Wayne his first acting job.
Anthony Quinn played saxophone and orchestra Charlie Chaplin the avowed atheist.
Helped design her sense she was a first person to understand.
That it that people who think the Bible it is -- are people who never read the Bible very good and so she said if I put on these pageants in church.
It's going to be like the real housewives of the old testament.
You know -- want to not crazy stories you want and intrigue and drama and sex and violence and love and romance and despair.
Read the Bible so that in a nutshell it was hottest ticket in Hollywood but she disappeared and governor thinking and operate.
She disappeared in 1926 swimming off the coast of Bob Santa Monica area.
And they -- you drowned only to re emerged five weeks later claiming she'd been kidnapped and held for ransom district attorney at the time to -- you weren't.
You are stacked up with your married lover the sound engineer Richard temple up in Carmel.
So our musical takes place it starts on the eve before the the -- verdict is about to be read.
And she's she takes -- opportunity to tell her life story in hopes that people understand that.
None of our life should be defined by one experience but the whole.
The 8 o'clock -- it's our whole life that defines as to what we leave behind.
Is what will be -- you know I love stories that are each.
Is more entertaining as well as you can't write this stuff you can't you can't -- it up as what I mean you know what -- -- you never cease to amaze me.
You do it daily television show which is a grind -- -- you raise a family have all these other projects you have.
And you still squeeze in just riding a little Broadway play that it I think it's going to be a great hit my -- I hope they come governor I'm gonna come I'm ready to go see it.
And -- had a book tour first why do what.
Scandalous is still going to be running not predict this is going to be a long running.
Play on Broadway I don't know what can predict for the elections.
Your client funds I don't know -- But when I predicted that they got it up.
It is so good to see it's a pleasure to -- Indiana they're making -- so -- thanking everybody -- sort of saved scandalous if you're coming from New York.
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