John Boyega of ‘Star Wars’ shares the moment he surprised his parents with a new home

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
3:10 | 01/23/20

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Transcript for John Boyega of ‘Star Wars’ shares the moment he surprised his parents with a new home
So it is throwback Thursday and John boyega of "Star wars" fame and fortune just shared an amazing one. When he finally started making out of this galaxy money as one of the stars of not one but three "Star wars" movies he decided it was time to take care of mom and dad so watch this video of the moment he surprised them with a brand-new house. He told them he brought them to this spot you're about to see to interview them then he reveals what he's really been up to. So we wanted to present this house so round of applause. Mom was in on the secret. Dad is clearly in a bit of shock. So cute. Mom is a good actress by the way. John going on to say in the video that all of his skill and his ability is from their hard work and their prayers. He writes in Instagram, a few years ago this happened. Moments like this make all the hard work worth it. John, thank you so much for sharing that. Really made our day. Beautiful house. Such a great thought. Also popping, Brad Pitt in the news opening up about his career and one of the biggest roles he didn't take. Brad last night received the Leonard malten modern master award at the Santa Barbara international film festival and revealed he passed on "The matrix" saying he took the red pill. Of course, we know who took the red pill. That would be Keanu reeves who turn you had Ott to be a massive box office trilogy. Everybody wanted to know more. Brad would not go further saying if we did a show on great movies I passed on we would need two nights. One part he is sure glad he did say yes to, of course, playing stuntman Clint booth in Quentin Tarantino's "Once upon a time in Hollywood." It's already gotten him a golden globe, a S.A.G. Award and an Oscar nomination and if you look at all of the sort of bookmakers, they think that he is the front-runner. We shall see. I believe it's airing -- On ABC. Coming up. I think. I think so, right? Serena Williams in the news honoring the wildlife affected by the devastating brush fires happening around her as she plays in the Australian open. During her second round match fans noticed one of her nails was different. It was decorated with a koala bear. Serena's support of Australia isn't just cosmetic either. She won the aspc classic and donated all of her earnings to combat the brush fires and also took part in a charity match with Federer and Nadal, now she's off to round three chasing that 24th grand slam title. You can cheer her on tonight at 8:15. Her nails. Amazing. I remove mine. Great job, Lara. Thank you so much. And now to our "Gma" cover

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