Ben Affleck marks a year of sobriety

Sara Haines reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
3:17 | 08/23/19

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I am the one person who listened to my parents. We begin with good news. Ben Affleck, the actor celebrating one year of sobriety and, quote, doing better an ever. "People" magazine reporting that Ben is in a great place in his recovery and life and wants to tinge to be the best father and friend he can be. Ben has been really open with his battle with alcoholism and has been working on his recovery since last year when he revealed he completed a 40-day stay at a treatment center thanking his friends and family for giving him strength and support. It's such a big accomplishment for anyone that knows it truly is one day at a time so a year is a huge accomplishment. Next up, some breaking news about breaking bad. Where are the "Breaking bad" fans, anyone? It turns out a movie based on the legendary TV show is already done filming and while stars of the series have teased fans about a "Breaking bad" feature length film, Bob Odenkirk who played Saul has offered up the most concrete evidence yet telling "The Hollywood reporter" that he can't wait to see the movie and, quote, they've done an amazing job of keeping it a secret. It will be -- it will reportedly be a sequel to the famous series finale which if you've seen the show we've been waiting for answers ever since. No release date yet but as we wait there's still time to binge every episode all over again. You watched "Breaking bad." I did not but I want to. Start now. That is one of the best series arguably ever written. Incredible. It is so good. It was on my website for our wedding. It was about how max and I bonded with binge-watching -- I wondered where that was going. It's like a wedding website. Why is there a meth show on there? Well, after all these years, you still don't know me. We simply cannot calm down because Taylor Swift's "Lover" -- The superstar's seventh album dropped at midnight and since then selling a million copies hitting number one on iTunes, posted on Instagram more than 11 million times and trending number one on Twitter. This is being called her most personal and romantic album to date giving a glimpse into her life away from the spotlight. It also features some serious surprises. A come Joe from "Cats" co-star Idris Elba, a Dixie chicks collaboration and Leonardo Dicaprio reference and this is hours after the release of the "Lover" music video which has over 5 million views on YouTube. The star depicting her love story in a dollhouse but perhaps the biggest news about this album for the very first time, Taylor owns the whole thing. That is amazing. Big fans. I had no idea they were still here from yesterday. Yes. But that's amazing. Good for her for owning that. She deserves to reap all the She certainly does. Yes, she does.

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