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colbert is next. >> the news continues streaming on cbsn bay captioning sponsored by cbs >> the white house continues to downplay president trump's unexpected and unscheduled doctor's visit, and, now, there are new questions surrounding that mysterious checkup on saturday. >> good evening, i'm dr. bill farblah, chief of gastroenterology. i wanted to dispel any rumors about the president's unscheduled medical appointment at walter reed hospital. it was a routine procedure. he is fine-- though, during the exam, it was determined that the president had a blockage in his lower g.i. tract, when it was discovered that several republican members of congress had lodged their heads in his-- uh-- quid pro quo hole. ( laughter ) we immediately attempted to remove the g.o.p. congressmen's heads, but, once out, they would hear more ukraine testimony and would dive back in there.
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situation was much like puppies in a box. eventually, using forceps, we were successful in extracting the heads of jim jordan and devin nunes, and, as we speak, we are sending in a team of specialists to try to locate lindsey graham-- he's way up there. ( laughter ) ♪ ♪ >> announcer: it's "the late show" with stephen colbert! tonight, kicking off new zealand week with prime minister jacinda ardern. plus stephen welcomes adam driver and musical guest the 1975, featuring jon batiste and "stay human." and now, live on tape from the ed sullivan theater in new york city, it's stephen colbert! ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: howdy!
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from downtown! hello, friends! ( cheers and applause ) fantastic! hello! thank you so much! ( piano riff ) welcome to "the late show." i'm your host stephen colbert. ( cheers and applause ) trump's impeachment is really heating up, it's gearing up, it's ramping up. the gears are all hot from all the ramping they're doing. there are live hearings tomorrow, wednesday, and thursday. the fate of our nation hangs in the balance, and that's why, all week, we'll have complete coverage of... my amazing trip to new zealand! ( cheers and applause ) unbelievable! once in a lifetime! >> jon: yeah, the great escape. >> stephen: every night, we'll share a different story from my trip. tonight, my fascinating day with new zealand prime minister, jacinda ardern. why new zealand? why did i go to new zealand?
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'cause it is as far away as i could get from our news without getting pecked to death by penguins. ( laughter ) but first, i'll catch you up on all the details of trump's sticky wicket in tonight's edition of "don and the giant impeach." ( cheers and applause ) >> mommy, take me home. >> stephen: for those just joining us, it looks like donald trump withheld military aid to ukraine to try to pressure that country into announcing a bogus investigation of joe biden. and i'm happy to say, people understand that simple story. in a new poll, 70% of americans say trump's actions tied to ukraine were wrong. it's nearly impossible to get 70% of americans to agree on anything. ( cheers and applause ) 70%! >> jon: that's a lot of people. >> stephen: the only other one i can think of is "don't eat taco bell before getting on a rollercoaster." ( laughter )
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but here's a weird part of this poll: of that 70% who think trump's actions are wrong, the number who don't want him removed from office is 19%. that means one in five americans admire the wrongness. ( laughter ) explains his new campaign slogan, "trump 2020: let's throw cinderblocks off the overpass!" it looks like the biggest day is going to be wednesday? okay, wednesday, when congress will hear from u.s. ambassador to the e.u. and lord bald-emort, gordon sondland. sondland is in deep. during a meeting at the white house, according to a source in the room, sondland "demanded ferociously, that the ukrainians open the biden investigations." sondland "got very emotional," adding that "there was lots of yelling." a temper tantrum in the white house? do you expect me to believe that a man who looks like this is a giant baby? ( laughter ) jim, that photo's got to be doctored. can we see the original? ( laughter )
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there you go. there you go. of course, the biggest sondland slip-up was when he called donald trump from a public restaurant in kiev, where several witnesses at the table heard trump over the phone demanding an investigation of biden. that's a direct link. now, on friday, the house heard from one of those witnesses, counselor for political affairs in ukraine and boyfriend confident that build-a-bear was the gift you wanted, david holmes. holmes confirmed that he indeed did overhear sondland's phone call, and added this colorful detail: in the call, he heard sondland tell trump, "president zelenskiy loves your ass." ( laughter ) oh, who doesn't? jimmy, give us a taste! mm-mmm! ( applause ) yeah! that's like two hams stuffed in a surgical glove. ( laughter )
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or a plastic tablecloth full of rice pudding. like two loaves of poppin' fresh microwaved in a christening gown. holmes' testimony also showed that trump's priority was not our national security, but investigating the bidens. trump even asked sondland: (as trump) "so, he's gonna do the investigation?" to which sondland replied "he's gonna do it," adding that zelensky will do "anything you ask him to." (as trump) "anything? is this like a genie situation? then i want unlimited wishes. and unlimited popcorn shrimp." ( laughter ) the other big testimony on-- friday? friday-- came from former ambassador to ukraine and current ambassador to the matrix, marie yovanovitch. yovanovitch is a decorated-- ( cheers and applause ) yes! plug into the machines!
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yovanovitch is a decorated diplomat with a 33-year career who was ousted after a smear campaign involving rudy giuliani. and if there's one thing rudy giuliani knows, it's how to destroy a reputation. ( laughter ) so far just his, but he burned that mother to the ground. now-- ( laughter ) burn this mother out! on friday, while yovanovitch was testifying before congress, trump tweeted at her, "everywhere marie yovanovitch went turned bad. she started off in somalia, how did that go? then fast forward to ukraine, where the new ukrainian president spoke unfavorably about her in my second phone call with him." (as trump) "now she's back in the united states, and the president is being impeached. coinky-dink? way to go, marie." ( laughter ) now, when this tweet landed-- in
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the middle of the testimony, again, she is testifying, he is attacking her-- chairman adam schiff read it into the record and asked the ambassador for her reaction. >> ambassador yovanovitch, as we sit here testifying, the president is attacking you on twitter. the president in real time is attacking you. what effect do you think that has on other witnesses' willingness to come forward and expose wrongdoing? >> well, it's very intimidating. >> stephen: wow, he's reading trump's nasty comment right to her on live tv. it's like he's the andy cohen of congress. (as andy cohen) "ambassador yovanovitch, the president just publicly attacked you. i'm going to hand you this glass of chardonnay and ask, is there anyone whose face you'd like to toss it in while yelling, 'you don't know me, bitch'?" ( laughter ) ( cheers and applause ) okay? okay? ( piano riff )
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the house also released a transcript of the testimony from advisor to vice president pence and stormtrooper looking for her helmet, jennifer williams. williams evidently was listening in on the july 25 phone call with the president of ukraine, and testified that trump's behavior struck her as "unusual and inappropriate." well, which is it, jennifer? because, for trump, inappropriate is the usual. ( cheers and applause ) trump attacked this witness too: "tell jennifer williams, whoever that is, to read both transcripts of the presidential calls and see the just released 'ststement' from ukraine." yes! yes, jennifer! yes, read the "ststement" before
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you testify against the prsprstent! ( laughter ) now, not all the news this weekend was about impeachment. on saturday, the president made an unscheduled trip to the hospital. the secretive nature of the visit prompted a lot of speculation. who knows the real reason, but trump wouldn't be the first president to hide health issues: f.d.r. hid polio, eisenhower hid a heart attack, and lincoln hid his secret skull reduction surgery. ( laughter ) and i am sincerely-- that's why he wore the hat. that was before he had the surgery, so he had to wear the hat to cover up the-- i don't quite understand, either. ( laughter ) i am sincerely relieved to say that it looks like there's nothing wrong with the president's health. i might not be trump's biggest fan, but i don't want him to leave the white house feet first. i want handcuffs first. ( cheers and applause ) now-- ( piano riff )
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press secretary stephanie grisham later explained that trump decided to get parts of his physical done early because he had a "free weekend" in washington. okay, that's the saddest thing i've ever heard. (as trump) "let's see, i have the day off, i could spend it with my children? not really my thing. my wife? no, she hates me. my friends? all in jail. ah, tell you what, i'll just go to the hospital and have them stick me with needles, just to feel something." ( laughter ) grisham went on, emphasizing that trump is, "as healthy as can be." ( laughter ) okay, but how healthy can he be? he's a 73-year-old insomniac who eats nothing but fast food, who's afraid to go down stairs. (as trump) "watch out for stairs. they're like ramps with teeth."
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>> jon: whoa. >> stephen: it's true. ( laughter ) now, trump took to twitter to defend his totally normal surprise checkup, saying he went to walter reed and "began phase one of my yearly physical." okay, physicals don't happen in phases. ( laughter ) everybody has them. i just had one. my doctor never said, "okay, drop your pants, bend over, try to relax. i'll be back in six months." ( laughter ) all right? yep. yep. ( piano riff ) stay there. stay there. ( applause ) ( piano riff ) trump finished his tweet with, "will complete next year." ( laughter ) yes, trump's first part of his physical is going to be such a hit that next year, they're coming out with a sequel: "colonoscopy 2: 2 blocked 2 scope." ( laughter ) we've got a great show for you tonight. adam driver is here.
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( cheers and applause ) ( band playing "s.o.s." by the police ) >> stephen: hey, give it up for jon batiste and "stay human"! ( cheers and applause ) jon-- jon, my friend, i'm excited. jon, tell me, who is this young man on the guitar you have sitting with the band tonight? >> that's brandon taznehoward. >> stephen: brandon, thank you
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for joining us tonight. there you go. ( cheers and applause ) folks, i am so excited because i got to go to new zealand a few weeks ago and starting tonight i get to share that trip with you in our special week-long series. >> announcer: "the late show" with stephen colbert presents "the newest zealander"! ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: all i could think of, all i could think of the entire time i was down there is "i wis th u" and so we cided h evul erodlm it.y comed co new zealand is one of the greatest places on earth. the people are incredible, the landscapes are absolutely breath-taking, it's home to both lorde and the "lord of the rings." ( laughter ) and, fun fact: there are no predators in the whole country, including no snakes. which means, down there, adam and eve were tempted by a smeagol. ( laughter ) i'm also a huge admirer of new zealand prime minster and, i'm going to say, personal friend jacinda ardern. in 2017--
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( cheers and applause ) there you go. there you go. >> jon: that's right, that's right. >> stephen: in 2017, she took office as one of the world's youngest leaders at the age of 37. since then, she's enacted a groundbreaking family leave policy, become the first head of state to bring their baby to the floor of the u.n., and after the tragic shooting at a mosque in christchurch, she called for legislation to ban semi- automatic weapons and got it passed within one month. ( cheers and applause ) now, prime minister ardern, i'm happy to say, she's come on the show a couple of times already now, and invited me to visit new zealand both times. and the second time, she said, she'd pick me up at the airport! so recently, i got on a plane to see if she meant it. ♪ ♪ after 16 and a half hours, i arrived at new zealand's aued r pre misteracckinpo airlaitwhw
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ardern to fulfill her part of the bargain. hi! ( cheers and applause ) thank you. ( laughter ) >> you're welcome. >> stephen: thank you. i'm so excited to be here. >> oh, we're very pleased to have you. >> stephen: i just, i'm so picme up. thank you so much. >> no, it's not particularly extraordinary at all. i still do the odd airport run. >> stephen: i hope i'm not cutting into executive time. >> i'm a woman, i multi-task, so don't worry. >> stephen: if you need to tweet at any moment, i'm happy to hold the wheel or i can tweet for you. >> thank you. >> stephen: do you have your phone with you? >> i do, i do. >> stephen: could i take a look? could i just-- is this it? is this you? >> yeah, that's my phone. yeah. >> stephen: oh, the baby! let's look at the baby! i'm not going to do anything.
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i just promised you. >> yeah. >> stephen: could you unlock that? >> i don't think i believe you! >> stephen: is it facial recognition? >> it is not. >> stephen: it's not facial recognition? it's not? >> no. >> stephen: one quick rule, do not even think about singing along with the radio, if a song comes on that you like, because that is james corden's thing, and that guy is mobbed up with lawyers and he will come after us with a sharp stick. >> so, no sing alongs? >> stephen: no sing alongs. ♪ galileo galileo ♪ galileo figaro! magnifico-o-o-oh! ♪ i'm just a poor boy, nobody loves me ♪ ♪ he's just a poor boy from a poor family ♪ ♪ spare his life from this monstrosity ♪ >> stephen: what's your daughter's birthday? >> twenty-first of june. >> stephen: that's not bad. well, it's not that. >> no. ( laughter ) >> stephen: okay, so, seriously,
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just while we're sitting here, don't tell me, just unlock it. i just want to see-- >> no. >> stephen: i'm not going to call anybody. come on. >> no. definitely not. >> stephen: you're no fun. do you know them? >> no, no, i do not. ( laughter ) >> stephen: those are just-- >> oh, hello! >> stephen: hello! >> kia ora! >> kia ora. >> stephen: how are you guys? i recognize you. >> stephen: her or me? >> no, jacinda. >> stephen: oh, okay. see ya. ( applause ) it's not my code. i used my code, that didn't work. >> how many more tries have you got left there? >> stephen: oh, ( bleep )! iphone is disabled. ( applause ) we pulled up to her suburban auckland home and as soon as we sat down, i got straight to my agenda. my first question is, and this might seem sudden, can i be a citizen?
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>> straight off the bat. >> stephen: i have only been here for about four hours and i'm already having separation anxiety knowing that i have to leave here in a week. >> that's exactly how we like to make people feel. >> stephen: what's the population of new zealand? >> we're getting close to 5 million now. >> stephen: and 4.6 million of them were extras in "the lord of the rings." ( laughter ) >> possibly. >> stephen: is it true you auditioned to be in "the lord of the rings"? >> yes, yeah. >> stephen: and you didn't get cast? >> i did not get cast, yeah. >> stephen: does peter jackson know that he didn' t pre minister of new zealand? >> i don't know if i've ever had that conversation with him. >> stephen: do you guys have tax audits here? >> we do. >> stephen: could you sic the tax auditors on him? >> that is independent. >> stephen: "it is in the united states, too." oh, totally independent, i get it. >> like, actually. >> stephen: actually. oh, i get it. ( laughter ) totally get it. you're very polite. >> yes, very polite. >> stephen: who's more polite, you or the canadians? >> i think we'd probably see some similarities between us.
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>> stephen: that was a polite thing for you to say. whereas a canadian would go, "we're more polite," which means you are more polite. >> you can say that. thank you. >> stephen: i can say that, because i'm american, we can say anything we want. ( laughter ) what are you more proud of, the fact that new zealand was the first country to give all women the vote or the fact there are no snakes here? >> women the vote, but we do really underplay the snakes. >> stephen: sorry, just want to have a little snack here. so really no snakes? >> we have food here as well. >> stephen: there are really no snakes? >> no, no snakes. >> stephen: i'm sorry, did you want some peanut brittle? >> no, i'm fine, but thank you. >> stephen: okay, let me know if you change your mind. >> thank you. >> stephen: you recently got engaged to your partner clarke. ( ding ) mazel-tov. >> thank you. when is the wedding? >> we don't know. we haven't planned anything yet. >> stephen: do you need an officiant because i can legally marry people, i've married people before. >> can you?
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>> stephen: in the united states, yes. >> that would be really something, if you can back and-- >> stephen: i would be thrilled to, yeah. >> clarke, what do you think of that? >> stephen: let's talk-- he hates the idea. >> that's us, honest to a fault. >> stephen: you're running for reelection in 2020. >> i am, yeah. >> stephen: do you guys have an electoral college? >> no. >> stephen: would you like ours? >> i think we're good with our mixed member proportional system. >> stephen: when is the next election? >> i haven't set it yet. >> stephen: you get to set the election? >> yeah. >> stephen: how is that right? >> i know, it sounds a little unfair. >> stephen: call it now! how cool would it be if you called the election right now on tv? >> are you doing, like, a truth or dare? >> stephen: do it. just daring me to call an election? >> stephen: do it. ( clucking like a chicken ) >> i'm young but i'm not 12, so. ( applause ) >> stephen: i have some
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campaign slogan for you. my favorite, arden 2020, new zealand, same prime minister. ( laughter ) this is a winner, right? >> yeah. >> stephen: if you're prime minister, does that mean you're also president? is that bundled in there? >> no. >> stephen: is there a president in new zealand? >> no. >> stephen: so you could float my name? ( laughter ) just-- >> technically? i think probably citizenship would be-- >> stephen: and that's why i asked about that first. >> that's why you asked. you have a whole career path here. >> stephen: i'd like to be a citizen but don't know what i'm going to do for a living. >> is that a pathway, television and then? >> stephen: to president? >> yeah. >> stephen: recently in the united states it is the pathway to high office, is first have a television show and then straight to president. >> okay. >> stephen: i want to talk to you about the aftermath of the christchurch shootings. >> mmm... >> stephen: you immediately passed gun reform banning all military-style assault rifles.
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that was inspiring to those of us who live in the united states who deal with gun violence. how did you do it? and i'm asking, you know, for 350 million friends of mine. >> well, you know, we're pragmatists in new zealand and, so, when it was described to me the weapons that were used and how easily they were obtained, my immediate reaction was that can't stand, it has to change. and, so, you know, i needed the votes of three political parties to be able to do it, but i don't think i would even need to ask them if they thought the same thing. so i just went out there and said "our laws will change" and, in the end, every single member of parliament except for one voted for that change. >> stephen: we've gotten to the point where, in america, we basically-- we have a feeling that the gun laws can't be changed. >> yeah.
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>> stephen: was there no resistance to it? >> there were some people who weren't happy about the change, don't get me wrong. we turned something that they had legally purchased into something illegal, so we gave them the ability to bring them in and we id fpa tmahetem.eed iw zealand, we may not have snakes but we have a lot of things that kill our wildlife, but we identified what guns were legitimately needed for those things, and those were kicked out, they still remain, and we've removed the ones that are designed to take people's lives en masse. >> stephen: well, it's another reason to love new zealand. prime minister, jacinda, thank you so much for inviting me to your beautiful country. >> thank you. >> stephen: and good luck getting rid of me. >> please stay for some food, we'll have a barbecue or something. you're most welcome. >> stephen: oh, that would be fantastic. last chance for peanut brittle. >> i think i'm good, thank you. >> stephen: i accepted her invitation and joined the prime minister and her partner clarke for a new zealand state dinner of sausages and white bread.
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so we have the prime minister, we have the first grill master, we have the future possible president of new zealand and lorde. >> yeah. >> stephen: so nice to meet you. >> you, too. how are you? ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: i'm surprised i never met you before because you're famous and i'm famous and that's generally how people meet. there's something i always wanted to ask you. >> okay. >> stephen: would you care for some peanut brittle? would you like some peanut brittle? >> sure, thank you. >> it's something, i think it must be a tradition. >> stephen: yeah, it is, yeah. >> thank you. >> stephen: you're welcome. thank you very much. >> yeah. ( scream ) ( applause ) >> oh my god! that's horrible! >> is that you kept offering it to me? >> stephen: you don't have snakes! the trip was worth it! ( laughter ) ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: thank you, prime minister ardern and thank you lorde! ( cheers and applause ) ( band playing )
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( cheers and applause ) ( band playing ) >> stephen: folks, welcome back to "the late show." ladies and gentlemen, you know my first guest tonight from "girls," "blackkklansman," and as kylo ren in "star wars." his new film is "marriage story." >> i brought you something. yay. >> mom's getting me a present, too. >> why? for pooping. >> oh. i love you. >> i don't think we should reward him for pooping anymore. >> oh, i know, but he holds it in and it's going on a week! >> it's its own reward. >> g-ma! >> charlie-bird! oh, put me down, i'm huge! ( laughter ) >> mom! >> why didn't you respond to my last email?
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>> well, your emails are so articulate i get intimidated. ( laughter ) >> mom, can you help with the-- >> now, i'm going to lift you! whoa! >> mom, mom! >> what? >> stephen: please welcome, adam driver! ( cheers and applause ) ( band playing "let it be" ) >> stephen: hi. >> hi. >> stephen: nice to have you back. >> thanks for having me back. >> stephen: i don't always get to see the movies that the guests are here to talk about. want to, but there's just a lot of people, a lot of movies. >> right. >> stephen: often, i'll see the movie after they've left because i finally have time and go, "god bless it, i wish i could have spoken to them about this movie, knowing what it was about and having seen the performance," i
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am so glad that i saw your movie before you're here so i can just briefly but passionately gush at you and to scarlett johansson. i can't wait to talk to her. she's coming on in a couple of weeks to talk about it. it's a hilarious, heartbreaking and, as i said backstage, it's a courageous movie. you lay your heart so bare in this, and if you can tell the people out there, if you don't mind, tell them a little bit about your character charlie and scarlett's character nicole. what is their relationship? >> the relationship at the start of the movie and before the movie is they actually met in performance. she saw him at a site-specific play that she says, and he's a theater director, she's kind of his muse in a way, they have a very kind of low-budget, low- rent theater company that they work on together here in new york, and they-- noah bombbach the director wanted to tell the story of their relationship from the beginning through the lens
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of a divorce, so it's a love story through the scope of its ending, that's what he set out to do and what it's about. then it gets into, you know, the technical part of the performance in a way of divorce, how that can be, you know, regular human interactions that are somehow suddenly put in lenses or boxes and used against you in court, how it can be very impersonal. two people who start out with the best of intentions of trying to separate as friends suddenly get, you know, overrun by other people's opinions and other people's agendas and you kind of just desperately want them to find that kernel of the thing of what they loved about each other to begin with. hat trick of telling a story through a very specific lens, but i think it's very relatable to anyone, not necessarily if you've even been through a divorce, but if you've been in
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love even or experienced love transitioning into something else you weren't prepared for. >> stephen: for a movie that is largely involved with their divorce, it's a love story. >> yeah, very much, told at the end. >> stephen: and you see how much they're in love with each other, in ways that they don't necessarily know about each other but you as the audience know, you can see ways they feel about each other at times. especially from the beginning of the movie, without giving anything away, that come to fruition late in the movie. do you think that it's only through the endings that we can understand sort of the beginnings of our relationships? >> sometimes, yeah. i mean, there's even a great line that's in there is that, you know, he's doing all of these things now he didn't do in the relationship and he has a meeting with this lawyer, alan alda plays the lawyer-- >> stephen: who is fantastic. >> yes, who is amazing, and he says "being a better husband in divorce." when everything's taken away
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from you, when you know someone on such a molecular level, you know, you're so used to-- and then that transitions into something else, it can be a very violent feeling. and things you took for granted you have to look at a different way, and that can be tough for anybody. so, in that sense, yeah, you're more open because you're aware now that you've lost something. that you took for granted that was always just going to be there. >> stephen: as soon as the movie was over, i looked up to see whether you are married. >> yeah. >> stephen: and you are. >> i am, yeah. >> stephen: and i don't want to ask any questions about your marriage because your marriage is one thing and the movie is a totally different marriage, and i don't want to conflate the two, but i certainly watched the movie thinking, "what would i do in this situation?" it made me question ways in which i'm a good and bad husband >> oh, sure. >> stephen: by watching it.
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it's a relatable series of indictments and celebrations of their relationship. >> yeah. >> stephen: could you have played this part if you didn't know what it was like to be married? >> i think so. i think-- it's hard to-- it's hard to say because i didn't do it the other way. but i don't know even know that you... in a way, it's my job as an actor to tell the story of the script. my relationship to it in a way is immaterial, in a sense. i wouldn't even say that it's my job to have a feeling. it's my job to tell the story of what it is, and it's the audience's job to have a feeling.eelings you wa but it doesn't necessarily mean heth ang tha ft's being tehalegrap d thllrough the story. then you're just watching someone emote and that's, i think, uninteresting. >> stephen: yeah, it would be like me asking, "do you think you could have played kylo ren if you couldn't use the force?" ( laughter ) >> right, right. like, i've never been in space but i can imagine that it's like this. >> ste.yo: phahye homework easier.
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( cheers and applause ) ( band playing ) >> stephen: one of the most beautiful heartbreaking scenes, very real. very real. oh hey, we're back here with adam driver. i legally have to ask you about "star wars." do you understand, i would be disbarred if i did not ask you. ( cheers and applause ) big year for you, tony nominated for "burn this" on broadway. another film out last weekend, "the report."ywalker" is out th, december 20 i believe, if i know my news listings. ( laughter ) allegey the fil of t skke >> yeah. phen: what'ske to ng up your lightsabe >> good. good. ( laughter ) i also have it. so i literally hung it up. >> stephen: uh-huh. it's in a box, but it's hung in the box. >> stephen: did you take anything else from the set? >> i took a lot of stuff this last time. i have the whole costume. >> stephen: legally?
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does j.j. know that you did? >> oh yeah, i asked, because they'll hunt you down, disney is very-- >> stephen: yeah. ( laughter ) j.j. is a friend of mine, by the way, so you can tell me anything about the movie and he will be totally fine with it. ( laughter ) >> it's good. he had a really tall order not just to wrap up three movies but nine of them, and i think what him and chris tario came up with, i have to say, is pretty unique and rare. >> stephen: what would kylo ren be like in a marriage? ( laughter ) >> understanding. ( laughter ) gentle. ( laughter ) >> stephen: mm-hmm. >> and tall. >> stephen: well, it was wonderful to see you again. >> thank you. good seeing you again >> stephen: "marriage story" is in theaters now and on netflix december 6. adam driver, everybody! we'll be right back with a performance by "the 1975."
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>> stephen: performing "frail state of mind" off of their forthcoming album "notes on a conditional form," please welcome the 1975. ( cheers and applause ) ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ go outside? seems unlikely ♪ i'm sorry that i missed your call ♪ i watched it ring 'don't waste their time' ♪ i've always got a frail state of mind ♪ oh don't be shy
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i'm sorry, but i ♪ i always get this way sometimes ♪ oh, i'll just leave i'll save you time ♪ i'm sorry 'bout my frail state of mind ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ stay at mine you might just like it ♪ might stop you being miserable nah, i'm alright ♪ nah trust i'm fine just dealing with ♪ a frail state of mind oh, don't be shy ♪ i'm sorry, but i i always get this way sometimes ♪ you lot just leave i'll stay behind ♪ i'm sorry 'bout my frail state of mind
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♪ ♪ ♪ frail state of mind ♪ ♪ ♪ frail state of mind ♪ ♪ ♪ frail state of mind ♪ ♪ ♪ frail state of mind ♪ ♪ frail state of mind ♪ oh, what's the vibe? i wouldn't know ♪ i'm normally in bed at this time ♪ you guys, go do your thing and i'll just leave at nine ♪ don't wanna bore you with my frail state of mind ♪ oh winner winner that's your biggest lie ♪ i'm sure that you're fine i haven't told a lie ♪ in quite some time you know we'll leave
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♪ if you keep lying don't lie behind your ♪ frail state of mind ♪ ♪ ♪ frail state of mind ♪ ♪ ♪ frail state of mind ♪ ♪ ♪ frail state of mind ♪ ♪ ♪ frail state of mind ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: the 1975, everybody! we'll be right back. thanks, guys. can my side be firm?
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