Transcript for Taylor Swift accepts 1st Icon Award at the Teen Choice Awards
You have been -- she has been touch a trouper for the ABC news division, having somebody out there an the west coast and as my mama would say, it's good to lay my eyes on you. Oh, my gosh, I'm so grateful to be in the studio with you today, all of you. Thank you so much and thank you to our audience. Good morning to you guys. Let's do it. Am I looking at the right camera because it's been a while. All right. I've been in the field a lot. Welcome, everybody, to this Monday morning -- It's actually right over here. Is it really? There you go. Thank you,avid Muir. You haven't missed a beat. I have the best coaches in my life. We begin with Taylor Swift during the teen choice awards last night. She accepted the first ever icon award. Swift who is not only of course a global singing sensation but also a very proud cat mom and was presented the surfboard award featuring her pet cats by her friend and women's world cup champion Alex Morgan. During her speech she said she's having a proud moment and has this to say to her fans. Listen to this. You make me so happy. You make me laugh every day I love meeting you. I love loving you. You're just the most amazing, generous people. Thank you for giving me the life that I have. Every single minute of every day I know that you're the reason that I have the life I have and that I get to do what I love doing. Humility is beautiful. Remember where you came from. Before leaving the stage Taylor shares this, her new song "Lover" comes out Friday and Taylor will be coming that right here on "Gma" next Thursday, August 22nd, the day before her new album drops. This is the place to be, right? Yeah. You might want to come back for that. I might have to come back. You'll see me here and there. This morning the B in bts stands for breaking news. The K pop super group announcing on Twitter that for the first time since they are worldwide debut they're taking a, quote, extended period of rest and relaxation, prompteding the collective outcry from the bts army. The group will use the time away from the spotlight to, quote, enjoy the ordinary lives of young people in their 20s. For massive world known celebrities that's kind of where do you go to be normal? I don't know when you have that for those wondering how long bts' break will be, it shouldn't be more than a couple months because the guys have a concert scheduled for October. Nice to get a little bit of a break. Distance makes the heart grow fonder. We didn't get a break in our 20s. There were no breaks. No. They're working hard.
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