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Original LA Rams Cheerleaders Re-Unite And It Feels So Good

Original LA Rams Cheerleaders Re-Unite And It Feels So Good


PAT: BEFORE THERE WERE THE LAKER GIRLS, THERE WERE L.A. RAMS CHEERLEADERS. WE SAT DOWN WITH SOME OF THE ORIGINALS. REPORTER: THEY MADE HEADLINES ON AND OFF THE YEAR, THE YEAR 1978, THE TEAM THE L.A. RAMS THESE LEADS, THE VERY FIRST PROFESSIONAL CHEERLEADERS IN L.A. FIRST THEY WERE CALLED THE SUNDANCERS, THE EMBRACEABLE EWES, NOW A MINI REUNION FOR THEM. A LITTLE OLDER, A LITTLE WISER BUT STILL POM-POM SISTERS. WHO REMEMBERS THIS AS ONE OF THE BEST TIMES OF THEIR LIFE. ABSOLUTELY,A SISTER HOOD, A TRIBE. REPORTER: DEE, SUSAN, MIRA, SHAWNA AND MELBA, JUST A FEW OF THE ORIGINAL SQUAD. THESE ARE THE ORIGINAL APPLICATIONS. REPORTER: A SQUAD THAT INCLUDED PATTY, OR — APPLE OWNIA WHO COSTARRED WITH PURPLE RAIN, IN CENTER OF IT ALL DAVID, A PR WIZ WHO IN 1978, HAD A IDEA AND WENT STRAIGHT TO THE RAMS OWNER. I SAID MR. ROSEN BLOOM WE HAVE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMEN IN THE COUNTRY, WHY DO WE NOT HAVE A PROFESSIONAL CHEERLEADING TEAM, HIS ANSWER WAS SIMPLE HE SAID GO DO IT. REPORTER: HE DID, AUDITION DROUGHT OUT 805 GIRLS. THEY SHOWED UP AT COLISEUM THAT DAY. DAY. REPORTER: DAVID CAPTURED EVERY MOMENT. THAT YEAR WE WERE LOOK FOR MOST BEAUTIFUL WIM WITH THE BEST PERSONAL KNEES,. REPORTER: FROM TO THE TOP 50 TO FINAL FEW, BUT THEY ARE HEY, I DIDN’T GET TO TRY OUT, I THOUGHT WHY NOT. RAMS, RAMS, WOO! REPORTER: COVER IT UP. I WAS NOT ONLY ONE, THERE WAS SOME TRIAL AND ERROR WITH THE COSTUMES. OUR FIRST UNIFORMS. HAD A BIG HOLE RIGHT HERE. I WAS THINKING MY DAD IS GOING TO KILL ME. THE BOTTOM DID NOT HELP MUCH. SHORT ON ONE SIDE. I REMEMBER WEARING THEM, AND HIGH REAR END CHEEKS HANGING OUT. IT WAS CONTROVERSIAL. WE CHANGED THE UNIFORM. REPORTER: BUT WHAT DIDN’T CHANGE IS THE EXCITEMENT. YOU CAME THROUGH TUNNEL IT THE COLISEUM IT WAS SURREAL, EVERYONE STANDING AND CHEERING AND THE MUSIC AND THE VIBES. REPORTER: THEY BECAME SHINING STARS AND ALL OF THEM HAVE THEIR FAVORITE MEMORIES. TONIGHT SHOW WITH JOHNNY CARSON. OPENING ACT FOR “ROLLING STONES” CONCERT. THE SUPER BOWL. AS FOR 38 YEARS THAT HAVE GONE BY. BEING A PART OF THE RAMS CHEERLEADERS OF JUST, OPENED A LOT OF DOORS FOR ME, I HAVE FRIENDS, I HAVE FRIENDSHIPS FOREVER. REPORTER: NOT MUCH HAS CHANGED EINCLUDING EXCITEMENT OVER RAMS COMING BACK. WHO EXCITED? WOO! REPORTER: THEY WOULD NOT MIND PULLING OUT THOSE POM-POMS ONE MORE TIME. I THINK IF THERE A UPIOR RAM — SENIOR RAM CHEERLEADING SQUAD THEY COULD DO IT. PAT: I DID NOT KNOW, THAT MELBA YOU STILL LOOKING BEAUTIFUL. THEY INCLUDED WILT CHAMBER LAND

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