'The Lion King' roaring its way to the top of the box office

Diane Macedo reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
2:53 | 07/21/19

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All right, "Pop news," Diane Macedo. We're extra excited today for "Pop news." It's coming. But first, we have to start with "Lion king" roaring its way to the top of the box office. The movie could pull in close to $200 million for the weekend making it the second highest opening of the weekend and breaking a July opening weekend record. Beyonce lends her voice to the cast that also includes Donald glover, Seth rogen and James Earl Jones. While critics may be divided on the lion king it's proving to be a fan favorite with moviegoers. I saw it. Did you? Yes, it's very different in the experience. My husband doesn't want to see any animated movies now because he says we'll soon have to watch them 30 times. Madonna just dropped a new video with new company. The video for "Batuka," features the orchestra but it's a style of music and dance created by women in cape Verde. Take a look. It's a long day it's a long day lord of mercy I love it. Madonna has been spending a lot of time in Portugal and she said meeting these women was such a joyful experience she wanted to replicate that in the video. She starts touring again this fall. 14th studio album. You went to see the spice girls. Are you going to go to see Madonna? I don't know. Don't get sheepish now. We're sending happy birthday wishes to prince George who's turning 6 tomorrow. So how is he celebrating? They are taking the kids to the caribbean jetting off the private island of mustique where George celebrated his birthday last year, but another report says there's a birthday party planned for George at kensington palace. And finally, I scream, you scream. You know how it goes. We all have a reason to scream this weekend. It's national ice cream day. This amazing spread, this is featuring their new ice cream flavor called the state fair, a replica of caramel popcorn. That's a deep fried twinkie. Are you going to eat this? Everything they make is amazing. And available at black tap locations. More importantly, available here right now. That's an oreo. Deep fried oreos as a garnish to the shake. These guys came in a couple years ago they had garnish on an entire piece of cake. I liked it so much I actually went to the restaurant a couple days later. I'm going to need a bigger straw. There you go. They may have a funnel

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