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Diane Keaton And ‘Poms’ Stars Talk Cheerleading, Aging And More | TODAY

Diane Keaton And ‘Poms’ Stars Talk Cheerleading, Aging And More | TODAY


DIANE KEATON. NATALIE CAUGHT UP WITH DIANE AND NATALIE CAUGHT UP WITH DIANE AND HER CO-STAR THAT PROVES IT’S HER CO-STAR THAT PROVES IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO START A SECOND NEVER TOO LATE TO START A SECOND AT. AT.>>LA-DI-DA.>>LA-DI-DA.>>IN HER LONG AND SUCCESSFUL>>IN HER LONG AND SUCCESSFUL CAREER SHE’S BEEN EVERY WOMAN, CAREER SHE’S BEEN EVERY WOMAN, FROM HER ACADEMY AWARD-WINNING FROM HER ACADEMY AWARD-WINNING ROLE TO ASPIRING SYRINGE “ANNIE ROLE TO ASPIRING SYRINGE “ANNIE HALL” TO THE MAFIA LIFE IN “THE HALL” TO THE MAFIA LIFE IN “THE GODFATHER”. GODFATHER”.>>I ALWAYS LOVED YOU, MICHAEL.>>I ALWAYS LOVED YOU, MICHAEL.>>TO A PLAYWRIGHT IN>>TO A PLAYWRIGHT IN “SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE.” “SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE.”>>I DON’T KNOW IF YOU’RE THE>>I DON’T KNOW IF YOU’RE THE PERSON WHO EVER REALLY GOT ME. PERSON WHO EVER REALLY GOT ME.>>BUT AT 73 THERE’S ONE ROLE>>BUT AT 73 THERE’S ONE ROLE SHE’S NEVER HAD. SHE’S NEVER HAD.>>WE WANT TO START A>>WE WANT TO START A CHEERLEADING CLUB. CHEERLEADING CLUB.>>WHO WILL YOU BE CHEERING FOR?>>WHO WILL YOU BE CHEERING FOR?>>OURSELVES.>>OURSELVES.>>DID YOU EVER THINK AT THIS>>DID YOU EVER THINK AT THIS POINT IN YOUR CAREER YOU’D BE POINT IN YOUR CAREER YOU’D BE CHEERLEADING? CHEERLEADING?>>ARE YOU KIDDING?>>ARE YOU KIDDING? HONESTLY NOT. HONESTLY NOT. I TRIED OUT WHEN I WAS ABOUT 13. I TRIED OUT WHEN I WAS ABOUT 13.>>YEAH, I DID.>>YEAH, I DID.>>OF COURSE, I DIDN’T GET CAST>>OF COURSE, I DIDN’T GET CAST AS AS CHEERLEADER, AND I TRIED AS AS CHEERLEADER, AND I TRIED OUT FOR POM-POM GIRL, TOO. OUT FOR POM-POM GIRL, TOO. I FAILED. I FAILED.>>”POMS” IS HER NEW MOVIE ABOUT>>”POMS” IS HER NEW MOVIE ABOUT THE LOVE, FRIENDSHIP AND THE LOVE, FRIENDSHIP AND DETERMINATION ABOUT AN ENSEMBLE DETERMINATION ABOUT AN ENSEMBLE CAST OF SENIORS WHO DARE TO CAST OF SENIORS WHO DARE TO DANCE AND CHEER. DANCE AND CHEER.>>WELCOME TO SUN SPRINGS>>WELCOME TO SUN SPRINGS RETIREMENT COMMUNITY. RETIREMENT COMMUNITY.>>THE MOVIE IS SET IN A>>THE MOVIE IS SET IN A RETIREMENT COMMUNITY WHERE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY WHERE DIANE’S CHARACTER RELUCTANTLY DIANE’S CHARACTER RELUCTANTLY MOVES IN WITH A SECRET. MOVES IN WITH A SECRET.>>WHAT BRINGS YOU HERE TO SUN>>WHAT BRINGS YOU HERE TO SUN SPRINGS? SPRINGS?>>OH, I’M JUST HERE TO DIE.>>OH, I’M JUST HERE TO DIE.>>AND IT’S THIS PART OF HER>>AND IT’S THIS PART OF HER CHARACTER THAT HITS CLOSE TO CHARACTER THAT HITS CLOSE TO HOME. HOME.>>THERE’S A PHOTOGRAPH OF ME AS>>THERE’S A PHOTOGRAPH OF ME AS A YOUNG PERSON CHEER LEADING, A YOUNG PERSON CHEER LEADING, AND THEN THERE’S A PHOTOGRAPH OF AND THEN THERE’S A PHOTOGRAPH OF MY MOTHER, AND IT’S MY REAL MY MOTHER, AND IT’S MY REAL MOTHER. MOTHER.>>YEAH.>>YEAH.>>OH, MY GOD, THAT’S WEIRD,>>OH, MY GOD, THAT’S WEIRD, ISN’T IT? ISN’T IT?>>NO, IT ISN’T.>>NO, IT ISN’T.>>THAT I WOULD HAVE THAT>>THAT I WOULD HAVE THAT FEELING RIGHT NOW. FEELING RIGHT NOW. I LOVED MY MOTHER SO MUCH. I LOVED MY MOTHER SO MUCH. ANYWAY, THE WHOLE PROSPECT OF ANYWAY, THE WHOLE PROSPECT OF PASSING AWAY IS — THIS IS WHY PASSING AWAY IS — THIS IS WHY THAT SCENE WAS SO IMPORTANT FOR THAT SCENE WAS SO IMPORTANT FOR ME AND ALSO THE FACT THAT SHE ME AND ALSO THE FACT THAT SHE CREATED THE BACKGROUND FOR CREATED THE BACKGROUND FOR FRIENDSHIP. FRIENDSHIP.>>HI.>>HI.>>JACKIE WEAVER IS THE FRIEND>>JACKIE WEAVER IS THE FRIEND WHO BRINGS DIANE OUT OF WHO BRINGS DIANE OUT OF HERSCHEL. HERSCHEL.>>N HA MASTE.>>N HA MASTE.>>EXCUSE ME, NAMASTE.>>EXCUSE ME, NAMASTE.>>AND SAVES HER.>>AND SAVES HER.>>YOU GUYS CAN’T COMPETE NEXT>>YOU GUYS CAN’T COMPETE NEXT TO REAL CHEERLEADERS. TO REAL CHEERLEADERS.>>YES, WE DID.>>YES, WE DID.>>THEY LOVE ONE ANOTHER THAT’S>>THEY LOVE ONE ANOTHER THAT’S NICE TO SEE. NICE TO SEE.>>AND ALSO CO-STARS “RHEA>>AND ALSO CO-STARS “RHEA PERLMAN” WHO KNOWS ABOUT CHEERS. PERLMAN” WHO KNOWS ABOUT CHEERS.>>AND RYA RESTON.>>AND RYA RESTON.>>THIS SOUTHERN BELLE THAT>>THIS SOUTHERN BELLE THAT UNDERNEATH IS THE STEAMING VIPER UNDERNEATH IS THE STEAMING VIPER WHO WANTS TO KELL EVERYBODY’S WHO WANTS TO KELL EVERYBODY’S JOY. JOY.>>WHAT WERE YOU ALL LIKE IN>>WHAT WERE YOU ALL LIKE IN HIGH SCHOOL? HIGH SCHOOL?>>I WAS A SHY NERD.>>I WAS A SHY NERD.>>THERE WAS NO CHEERLEADING>>THERE WAS NO CHEERLEADING WHERE I CAME FROM. WHERE I CAME FROM.>>DIANE, I PEG YOU AS MOST>>DIANE, I PEG YOU AS MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED. LIKELY TO SUCCEED.>>I WAS IN THE MUSICALS.>>I WAS IN THE MUSICALS. I DID ALL OF THAT. I DID ALL OF THAT.>>YEAH.>>YEAH.>>EVERYTHING.>>EVERYTHING. AND I REMEMBER THAT BOYS DIDN’T AND I REMEMBER THAT BOYS DIDN’T LIKE ME THOUGH. LIKE ME THOUGH.>>BOYS DIDN’T LIKE YOU?>>BOYS DIDN’T LIKE YOU?>>NO.>>NO. I WAS NOT — I DIDN’T HAVE I WAS NOT — I DIDN’T HAVE DATES, AND I REMEMBERED THAT ONE DATES, AND I REMEMBERED THAT ONE GUY CAME UP TO ME ONE DAY, AND GUY CAME UP TO ME ONE DAY, AND HE WAS A BIG BASKETBALL PLAY, HE WAS A BIG BASKETBALL PLAY, AND HE SAID, YOU KNOW, ONE DAY AND HE SAID, YOU KNOW, ONE DAY YOU’RE GOING TO MAKE A GOOD YOU’RE GOING TO MAKE A GOOD WIFE, AND THAT’S WHEN I DECIDED. WIFE, AND THAT’S WHEN I DECIDED.>>WOW.>>WOW.>>I’M NEVER GOING MAYORY.>>I’M NEVER GOING MAYORY.>>GOOD FOR YOU.>>GOOD FOR YOU.>>WOW.>>WOW.>>I’M NOT GOING TO MAKE A GOOD>>I’M NOT GOING TO MAKE A GOOD WIFE FOR YOU. WIFE FOR YOU.>>WHAT A JERK.>>WHAT A JERK.>>BECAUSE IT WAS INSULTING.>>BECAUSE IT WAS INSULTING. WHY DIDN’T YOU SAY — MAYBE I WHY DIDN’T YOU SAY — MAYBE I COULD BE A DATEABLE HUMAN. COULD BE A DATEABLE HUMAN.>>THE DIRECTOR SAID HER GOAL>>THE DIRECTOR SAID HER GOAL WAS TO MAKE A WOMAN ABOUT WOMEN WAS TO MAKE A WOMAN ABOUT WOMEN WHO EMBRACE LIFE AT ANY AGE. WHO EMBRACE LIFE AT ANY AGE.>>YOU ARE ALL AMBASSADORS OF>>YOU ARE ALL AMBASSADORS OF AGING GRACEFULLY. AGING GRACEFULLY. WHAT DO YOU THINK THE SECRET IS WHAT DO YOU THINK THE SECRET IS TO THAT? TO THAT?>>DENIAL WORKS REALLY.>>DENIAL WORKS REALLY. FOR ME WORKING OUT MY ENTIRE FOR ME WORKING OUT MY ENTIRE LIFE HAS BEEN A GREAT WAY OF LIFE HAS BEEN A GREAT WAY OF FEELING POSITIVE. FEELING POSITIVE.>>FOR ME AGING IS REALLY ABOUT>>FOR ME AGING IS REALLY ABOUT FILLING EACH DAY WITH A LOT OF FILLING EACH DAY WITH A LOT OF ACTIVITY. ACTIVITY. I’M REALLY AMBITIOUS. I’M REALLY AMBITIOUS. I HAVE A LOT OF HOBBIES. I HAVE A LOT OF HOBBIES. I HAVE A LOT OF THINGS I’M I HAVE A LOT OF THINGS I’M INTERESTED IN DOING. INTERESTED IN DOING.>>THE ONLY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN>>THE ONLY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN US AND THE YOUNG IS THAT WE US AND THE YOUNG IS THAT WE ARRIVED SOONER. ARRIVED SOONER.>>THE CHEER LEADING CLUB IS AN>>THE CHEER LEADING CLUB IS AN EXAMPLE OF HOW YOU CAN ENRICH EXAMPLE OF HOW YOU CAN ENRICH YOUR LIFE AFTER A CERTAIN AGE.

6 thoughts on “Diane Keaton And ‘Poms’ Stars Talk Cheerleading, Aging And More | TODAY”

  1. This all makes me think of "Calendar Girls" and Irelands "Strip and Dip" to doing something in honor of someone and of women not being scared to show off their bodies and wild side. And ending up having so much fun in the end!

  2. Funny. A man said I would make a great wife too and I vowed to never get married! With you there! Lmao

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