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As Netflix readies to let fly with the first original documentary to be available as part of the company's streaming service, on Tuesday evening "Piers Morgan Live" welcomed four of the pint-sized putters featured in the film entitled "The Short Game."
With the professional prize money that is awarded to male golfers far outweighing the payouts handed to their female counterparts, nine-year-old Sky Sudberry takes exception:
"I think we should get paid the same because girls can do anything boys can do," she proclaimed, before telling Piers Morgan that she'd consider buying "a mansion in California" if she ever hit it big as a professional golfer.
Allan Kournikova, meanwhile, the younger brother of former women's tennis icon Anna Kournikova, told the host his fascination with fairways is driven less by income, and more by emotion:
"It's just the fun of the game just to play and I love the game and its fun," said the fellow nine-year-old. "I love to compete and I just love to play and play out there just for the fun of it."
As for teeing it with his famous sibling?
"Did you used to beat your a sister at anything," Morgan inquired.
"In golf, yes," he said.
"Yeah. But not in tennis, right," followed the host.
"No," admitted the dejected mini-golfer.
On a day which saw six people rescued after having gone missing amidst winter weather in Nevada, on Tuesday evening "Piers Morgan Live" asked Paul Burke to surmise what had forced the two adults and four children out into the cold in the first place.
"Piers, people go out for all kinds of reasons. I'm certainly not in a position to either criticize or praise their activity," said Burke, who helped lead the search and rescue effort which ultimately found the missing. "Our job is to make sure that if people do go and get in trouble that there's a community resource, the Local Sheriff's Agency, state resource and there was even federal resource that was involved in this search. So our job is to recover them, bring them back as best we can. I've never been in a position nor would I even begin to try to put myself in their position and criticize what they've done."
Describing the latest developments as a story with a happy ending just in time for Christmas, Morgan then turned to Jo Ann Weagant a family friend of James Glanton, one of the rescued, and asked for her assistance in terms of producing a future broadcast:
"When you get a chance to speak to them all ... tell them I'd love to speak to them, I think it's such a happy story, we would love to have them on the show."
Weagant found the request to be within her realm:
"OK. No problem. I can do that," she said, smiling.
In studio to help promote the current book of her colleague Howard Buffett, on Tuesday night actress and activist Eva Longoria quickly found herself as the show's subject, while Piers Morgan pressed her on potential political aspirations.
"People that look at you and they see Eva Longoria, actress to a point, and then they also see this great political activist, you're smart, you're eloquent, funny, you look great, it prompts the obvious, this question," began the "Piers Morgan Live" host. "When are you going to run for office? When are you going to do this for a living?"
While the guest staunchly denied having any interest in navigating deeper into the political arena, Buffett was quick to caution her against any rash decisions:
"Don't say never. Don't say never," said the author of "40 Chances." "As your campaign manager, don't say never."
Despite the urging of both the host and her fellow guest, the woman who served as the co-chair of Barack Obama's recent national re-election campaign insisted she's comfortable in her current role:
"I think the most powerful point in the political process is the citizen, and I've always said that," noted the the former "Desperate Housewives" star. "To be politically involved, you have to be a participant as a citizen, and that's how I participate."