ABBA Singer Reveals Real Reason Behind 'Dancing Queen' Costumes

Lara Spencer reports the latest stories in the Pop News Heat Index.
3:00 | 02/18/14

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the '70s super group abba begins "Pop news." Now revealing they Rashed their own sos when it cams to their signature '70s ensembles admitting the only reason they wore them was for money, money, money. According to Swedish law, if the outfits were -- he could not be worn on the street the band was able to count them as tax deductions. What would Fernando say about that? Singer Bjorn opens up a new book about the super troupers saying in my honest opinion, this is a quote, we look nuts in those years, nobody could have been as badly dressed as we were. It worked. This he wanted to leave no doubt. And they didn't. You must, yeah. Also in "Pop news" today, Helen mirren might have played the queen on film but still gets starstruck when meeting her majesty not that you'd know it from this photo. Wagging her finger at the queen. The actress, 1 of 250 stars at Buckingham palace. Isn't that against the law there? I'll let you tell. The dumps of Cambridge joining in on the fun and join ed wearing her cycled Alexander Mcqueen dress and accessorized with gold earrings and a black clutch. Flaw also. This would have been very awkward. I almost wore my recycled Alexander Mcqueen today. Now you can. That would have been meta. Finally, "Pop news," yesterday you met skimbles the cat who's gone viral for his attempt to jump about four inches. Well, we have an update. Jay from New Zealand, the owner has posted a new video of his not so light on his feet feline. He's getting closer, George. He's getting closer. You see his back legs. Oh. That's our update in "Pop news," George. I want to know -- Try, try, try again. Stick a landing. In the true olympic spirit, skimbles does not give up. Are you going to at least say he's okay. Skimbles is okay. Our control room playing it over wane over and over in a loop. I appreciate that, Lara.

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