Norman Lear becomes oldest person to win a Creative Arts Emmy Award at 97

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Transcript for Norman Lear becomes oldest person to win a Creative Arts Emmy Award at 97
I didn't get the memo so there's no Christmas "Pop" but we do have a lot to talk about so let's do it and begin with Emmy news and award show history being made by Norman Lear. The beloved writer and producer of "All in the family" has become the oldest person ever to win an Emmy at age 97 years young. 97! Lear taking home the outstanding variety Emmy for the live action remake of his classics "All in the family" and "The Jeffersons." Co-executive producer Jimmy Kimmel said working with Norman Lear was like dancing with Fred I only did -- it wasn't a -- it was like dancing with Fred astaire. He called making that show the high point of his career. Jimmy Kimmel's high point was working with Norman Lear. He said it was a thrill from beginning to end. And another special moment from the creative arts emmys over the weekend. More than a year after his tragic passing chef Anthony bourdain was honored for his travel show "Pars unknown" and also won an Emmy for writing. His close friend tweeting about the wins saying, quote, Anthony, I know you are celebrating somewhere. Congratulations, dear friend. Guys, the 71st annual primetime Emmy awards will be held this Sunday, September 22nd. Always a fun night. Also in the news today a special honor for Hugh Jackman. The actor awarded the order of Australia medal for his services to the performing arts and wider community there. Hugh given the highest of four levels of the order of Australia and the honor not lost headline Jackman who took to Instagram to celebrate the milestone posting photos with his wife deb and writing in part it's humbling to be amongst so many great Australians, thank you to the governor general. Even Hugh's frenemy, Ryan Reynolds has taken a moment to add to Instagram and writing receiving the order of Australia is a huge deal and despite what I tell anyone who'll listen Hugh is one of the finest, kindest, hard, working, generous and most talented people I've ever had the privilege to call my friend. There is nobody better. Very well done. Of course, he just couldn't stop and at the end he called Hugh something we couldn't repeat there but he was so close to behaving. Anyway, congratulations to Hugh Jackman. I guess the trolling war A place that inspired the beatles strong "Strawberry fields forever quesadilla" can be visited for the first time. Strawberry field in Liverpool where John Lennon played as a child has been off limits to the public but starting this weekend it will be open and inside fans can enjoy an interactive exhibition of Lennon's early funds raised will continue to help the Salvation Army, provide job training. His sister Julia said there is huge potential to make a real change in the lives of young people who will grow in the precious soil of strawberry field. So if you are in England, do check that out. Finally, have you guys ever had a dream you thought was real like you woke up and you were like that really happened? Well, Jenna Evans dreamt she was being chased by bad guys and the only way to protect her engagement ring, she had to swallow it. When she woke up, the ring gone. An x-ray confirming her worst fear, there it is, everybody. Yep. She swallowed it. She and her fiance thought it was funny until it started hurting. Thankfully doctors were able to retrieve it with an endoscopy. Jenna is fine. There she is writing on Facebook -- That's okay. We didn't need to know all this. Jenna shared -- well, I wanted to clarify that it was -- Got it. Endoscopy. Got it. You're welcome. Now we know it all. Without me having to say a word. She writes on Facebook, Bobby gave me the ring back this I promise never to swallow it we're still getting married and all is right in the world and that, everybody, is "Pop news." Wow. I have just inhaled so much

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