Melissa Joan Hart & Candace Cameon Bure’s Selfie Together Will Make ’90s Kids Weep

Been fantasizing about a Full House and Sabrina the Teenage Witch crossover since at least the mid-’90s? (Who hasn’t?) Unfortunately, a televised mashup of that nature is merely the stuff of dreams at this point. But in a real-life reunion for the ages, Candace Cameron Bure and Melissa Joan Hart met up for dinner, as documented by two equally heartwarming Instagram posts shared to each of the women’s respective accounts on Tuesday, Dec. 4. Suffice to say, it looks and sounds like this particular hangout sesh was totally epic. (For the ’90s TV queens as well as fans at home.)

"Such a fun night catching up with this inspiring and gorgeous lady!," wrote Hart on Instagram late Tuesday night, captioning a sweet selfie of her and Bure, originally posted to the former Full House star’s account a bit earlier on in the evening. Continuing, Hart (well-known for her titular role in Sabrina‘s first TV iteration) went on to confirm that the gals had an awesome evening together and added a little quip about what both actors are up to these days:

Fans who’ve been following both women’s acting pursuits in more recent years know they’ve taken on a new-ish genre as of late: Christmas movies. (Still, no matter what they’re working on now, Hart and Bure will always be ’90s pop culture queens to us. At least, in some way.) Like Hart’s caption referenced, Bure — who finished up her iconic stint as D.J. Tanner on Full House in 1995, after eight seasons — has since starred in many a Hallmark Channel Christmas movie, while Hart has done the same on Lifetime’s holiday programming ticket. Most recently, Bure played the lead in Hallmark’s Switched for Christmas last year. Hart, on the other hand, stars in Lifetime’s A Very Nutty Christmas, out Friday, Dec. 7.

So, what brought these legendary ladies together in the first place? Captioning the original IG post Tuesday night, Bure explained that she and Hart first met way back in 1997, while filming a Sabrina the Teenage Witch crossover episode of Boy Meets World called "The Witches of Pennbrook." (At the time, Bure had already finished her lengthy run on Full House and Hart’s was well underway on Sabrina.)

It sounds like the women hit it off immediately. But, as Bure’s caption went on to say, the two never saw each other again in person after their first meeting. Until, Tuesday night, that is. Captioning the original post, Bure wrote:

And wow, any other ’90s kids entirely over the moon right now knowing these two TV icons have been texting and catching up over the phone all these years? Whether television ever gifts us with a scripted reunion or not (please, please, please), this little IRL rendezvous between Hart and Bure was, much like the women themselves, totally legendary.

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‘Peaky Blinders’ Joe Cole & ‘Humans’ Sope Dirisu Star In Pulse Films’ Drama ‘Gangs Of London’ For Sky & Cinemax

Peaky Blinders star Joe Cole and Humans’ Sope Dirisu are to star in Sky and Cinemax drama Gangs of London.

The pair will lead the line in the Pulse Films-produced drama, which was first revealed by Deadline in November 2017, and was created by Gareth Evans.

The drama, which will launch in 2019, is set in contemporary London as it is being torn apart by power struggles involving several international gangs. The series begins as the head of one criminal gang is assassinated and the power vacuum threatens the fragile peace between the other underworld organizations.

It comes from an original idea by The Raid director Evans and Matt Flannery, who has worked alongside Evans as cinematographer on a number of his films.

Cole and Dirisu will be joined by actors including Lucian Msamati (Black Earth Rising), Michelle Fairley (Game of Thrones), Mark Lewis Jones (Star Wars: The Last Jedi), Narges Rashidi (The Girlfriend Experience), Jing Lusi (Crazy Rich Asians), Pippa Bennett-Warner (Harlots), Brian Vernel (Dunkirk), Orli Shuka (War Machine), Richard Harrington (Poldark), Jude Akuwidike (Beasts of No Nation) and Emmett J Scanlan (Peaky Blinders).

Produced by Pulse Films in association with Jane Featherstone’s Sister Pictures, Evans will direct the majority of the series with The Nun’s Corin Hardy taking on three episodes and Xavier Gens (Hitman) taking two episodes.

It will be produced by Hugh Warren (Hard Sun) and will be executive produced by Pulse Films’ Thomas Benski and Lucas Ochoa alongside Sister Pictures’ Jane Featherstone and Sky’s Gabriel Silver.

Dirisu is repped by Markham, Froggatt and Irwin.  Cole is repped by CAA and Troika.

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This Morning fans blast parents for ‘using’ influencer toddler to make money

This Morning fans reacted with shock when they saw parents discussing their young child, who has become an influencer at just one year old.

Stacey Woodhams started posting images of her son, Ralphie, on Instagram, and eventually brands started asking her to dress Ralphie in their clothes of sell their items, making him a famed influencer.

With more than 18,000 followers on Instagram, he could be earning millions from endorsement deals – sparking fans of the morning show to blast the parents for "using" their child to make money.

Stacey said to Phillip Schofield and Rochelle Humes: "It was a lovely idea of something we could do with him when he’s older… to show him memories of his childhood…

"We send our fee card to the brand and if it’s in their budget, some jobs are paid and some are gifted."

She continued: "It wasn’t an intentional thing for it to happen as it has, but I’ve found a niche with what I enjoy, taking photos… I just found I was really enjoying what I was doing for him because he was getting such great feedback from the companies we were supporting."

But Stacey then explained she has been able to help other businesses and parents use Instagram, which made a few people concerned their motives were for their own business rather than their son’s.

However, Stacey did specify that all the money foes into Ralphie’s saving account, or back into things he enjoys.

One viewer said: "Oh my that Dad stupid..its his decision on what he does!! Hes a small child lol These parents are loving the money #ThisMorning"

Another said: "#ThisMorning That kid doesn’t have parents, looks like a couple of agents. Exploit my child for gifts and cash."

A third added: "Imagine using your kid as a cash cow #Cantrelate #ThisMorning"

Another continued: "Basically using their child to make money! No I don’t agree at all.. #ThisMorning"

This Morning airs weekdays at 10.30am on ITV.

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The Best Jokes In ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Season 1 & 2

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is back for Season 2, and with more laughs than ever. The Amazon series about a woman discovering her voice through stand-up packs a punch in more ways than one. And as the best jokes in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel show, Midge can be biting, controversial, cathartic, and just flat-out funny all at once.

Not all of Midge’s jokes are one-liners. In fact, most of them aren’t. As she explains in Season 2, she doesn’t "really do" jokes — she’s more of a stream-of-consciousness kind of comic, "observational humor," she calls it. Take, for example, Midge’s on-stage rant about Sophie Lennon, and how the esteemed comedienne told her that in order to succeed in comedy, she had to create an unattractive, asexual persona for herself.

That being said, Midge still knows how to deliver a punchline. Here are some of her best from Seasons 1 and 2.

On Penny Pan, Joel’s Mistress

There are many, many hilarious quips that Midge makes at Penny’s expense.

On Her Wedding

Then, when they start dancing with bottles, Midge remarks "someone should do something with that" — implying that the iconic wedding dance from Fiddler On The Roof was invented at her reception.

On Questioning Gender Roles

Yet, do we ever see Midge’s kids on this show? Do they have names? (They do, but, you know, just roll with the joke.)

Abe On Relationships

The show is set only a decade or so after the Holocaust, so they’ve earned these jokes.

On Buying Gifts

Just in time for the holidays!

On Living In New York

Some things never change.

On Being Underestimated

If thought Midge couldn’t "hang with the boys," you don’t know Midge Maisel. After spending a night having last-minute male comics repeatedly bump her set time, she roasts each of them — and hilariously.

On Sex

Yeah, we know what you’re saying.

The To Kill A Mockingbird Homage

Season 2, Episode 4 opens with a shot-for-shot remake of this scene from the 1962 film — with a comical twist from Abe (who is not wearing his comical socks).

On The Patriarchy

You know the saying, "Walk a mile in a man’s shoes?" Midge asks at the open of Season 2, Episode 8. "Well, I took it to heart, put on a pair of my husband’s shoes, and my God were they comfortable. I get it now, why men rule the world: no high heels."

More to come…

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Justin Timberlake postpones another show as vocal problems continue

Justin Timberlake has postponed another show on his “Man of the Woods” tour as his struggle with bruised vocal cords continues. The latest date to be postponed is tonight’s show at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, although as with the other bumped concerts, promoter Live Nation immediately announced a rescheduled date, this one on March 15 at the same venue.

The postponements began when the singer bumped his Oct. 24 date at Madison Square Garden in New York, saying on social media:

“Hey guys, I’m sorry to announce I have to postpone the show at MSG tonight on doctor’s orders. My vocal cords are severely bruised. I’m gonna make this up to you and the new show will be on my birthday, January 31. More info to come. Again, I’m so sorry to do this, but excited to see you soon. Love, J”

He’d successfully sung his way through a gig at the venue two nights earlier, doing his usual two-hour, 26-song set. Ironically, Monday’s show was a make-up gig itself, following the postponement of a March concert scheduled for Madison Square Garden that Timberlake had put off due to a Nor’Easter.

But a series of postponements have followed, in Buffalo, N.Y.; Tacoma, Wash.; Los Angeles; Phoenix; Las Vegas; Fresno, Calif.; and Portland, OR, along with Oakland.

At press time no announcement had been made on the status of the next date, scheduled for Saturday in Omaha, although a rep for the singer said a statement is expected later today. Timberlake has a total of eight concerts scheduled before the end of the year, with the tour slated to kick off again on Jan. 4 in Washington, DC.

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New Zealand service medals stolen from parked vehicle in Blockhouse, N.S.

RCMP are trying to recover a set of service medals that were stolen from a vehicle in Blockhouse, N.S.

Police say the theft happened Nov. 14 when a vehicle parked outside a residence on Cornwall Road was broken into.

READ: RCMP looking for stolen war medals

Several items were taken, including four service medals, a camouflage rucksack, trench spade shovel, camouflage carrying pouch, camouflage vest, two sleeping bags, a tactical helmet and knee-high winter boots.

Someone driving by the next day found most of the items strewn in a ditch not far from the scene.

However, the medals and a knife were still missing.

A photo of the stolen medals.

The medals are described as a New Zealand Operational Service Medal, a New Zealand Afghanistan Primary Medal, a New Zealand Special Service Medal and a New Zealand Defence Medal with regular clasp.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lunenburg County District RCMP at 902-634-8674 or submit a tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

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Richard Hammond spotted walking with a cane following a series of accidents

Richard Hammond has sparked concern after he spotted using a walking cane following a series of horrifying accidents.

The former Top Gear presenter was Christmas shopping with his wife Mindy, 53, as he used the aid to help him along London’s rain-soaked pavements.

48-year-old Richard had to steady himself as he carried his stick in one hand and shopping bags in another.

The unlucky TV star has been known for being involved in a series of terrifying car accidents over the years.

In 2006 Richard was left fighting for his life after crashing at 280mph in a jet car.

The TV star was driving the powerful dragstar Vampire for Top Gear when it somersaulted over an airfield.

An onlooker said: "The car turned over and over again. It was a mess."

He suffered life-threatening head injuries and brain damage in the horror smash and was in a coma for a fortnight.

Then while filming for The Grand Tour last year, Richard lost control of a supercar in Switzerland that flipped over and burst into flames.

The dad-of-two was airlifted to hospital and suffered a fractured knee.

Despite his horror injuries, Richard has said he’s not giving up on daring stunts.

He was also knocked out after falling off a motorbike filming the Mozambique special last year.

"Basically, what’s gone wrong is I keep getting injured," said Richard.

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Google logo honors President Bush on National Day of Mourning

Google has replaced its normally colorful logo with a charcoal gray-colored one on the National Day of Mourning for former President George H. W. Bush, whose state funeral is Wednesday. Under the search and infamous “I’m Feeling Lucky” button is a line of text that simply reads: “President George H. W. Bush, 1924 – 2018.”

Officially called a “Google Doodle,” the search giant often replaces its logo for a day with colorful graphical representations to commemorate holidays, achievements or birthdays of notable people through history.  They even have an annual Doodle 4 Google contest for kids to create representations of the Google logo. Wednesday’s gray Google logo is notably more solemn and subtle in honor of the 41st president. 

Wednesday was designated a national day of mourning, with many closings across America. Post offices will not deliver and the stock markets will be closed Wednesday in observance of Mr. Bush. Many government workers are also excused from work “to allow Federal employees to join their fellow citizens in remembering our 41st President of the United States.”

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  • Watch live: President Bush’s funeral in Washington D.C.
  • Check out Google’s previous Doodles over the years via CNET

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Queen & Adam Lambert Gearing Up For Summer Tour

Following the success of the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen and frontman Adam Lambert have announced the “Rhapsody” North American tour for 2019.

The 23-date trek will begin on July 10 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Tickets will be available to the general public from December 7 via Live Nation.

The band’s co-founders, guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor, spoke about the tour in a statement. “This is a great opportunity,” according to May.

“Our last tour featured our most ambitious production ever, and got us our best notices ever. So we decided to rip it apart and get even more ambitious! Watch out, America!” Taylor said.

Tour Dates:

July 10, 2019 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
July 12 – Tacoma, WA @ Tacoma Dome
July 14 – San Jose, CA @ SAP Center
July 16 – Phoenix, AZ @ Talking Stick Resort Arena
July 19 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum
July 23 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
July 24 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
July 27 – Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena
July 28 – Toronto, ON @ Scotiabank Arena
July 30 – Washington, DC @ Capital One Arena
July 31 – Pittsburgh, PA @ PPG Paints Arena
August 3 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
August 4 – Boston, MA @ Xfinity Center
August 6 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
August 9 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
August 10 – St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
August 13 – Columbus, OH @ Nationwide Arena
August 15 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
August 17 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ BB&T Center
August 18 – Tampa, FL @ Amalie Arena
August 20 – New Orleans, LA @ Smoothie King Center
August 22 – Atlanta, GA @ State Farm Arena
August 23 – Charlotte, NC @ Spectrum Center

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Two boys expelled for dealing drugs in UK’s oldest private boys school

Two pupils are expelled and three suspended for dealing drugs in Britain’s oldest private boys-only school where annual fees are £29,000 a year

  • Five boys have been disciplined at prestigious Warwick  School, founded 914AD
  • The school investigated after reports of drugs being sold on the school grounds
  • Warwick is believed to be one of the ten oldest schools in the world and its Latin motto, ‘Altiora Peto’, translates as ‘I seek higher things’

Two pupils at Britain’s oldest private boys school have been expelled for dealing drugs.

The boys were removed, and and three others suspended, from £28,758-a-year Warwick School following a two-week internal investigation.

The probe came after parents complained about cannabis, ecstasy and cocaine being dealt on the sprawling grounds of the school, which overlooks Warwick Castle.

In a letter sent to parents, headmaster Dr Deneal Smith confirmed five boys had been disciplined for using drugs in Year 11 and above.

Two boys have been expelled and three others suspended afterWarwick Schoo, established in 914AD, discovered evidence of drug dealing on school grounds

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Dr Smith said he had informed police, and that pupils were now being given additional counselling regarding the abuse of drugs.

The school’s PSHE Wellbeing (Personal, Social, Health and Economic) lessons are also under review, to teach pupils about the dangers of drugs.

Staff at the school, which caters for 1,245 boys aged 7-18, and whose Latin motto Altiora Peto translates as ‘I seek higher things’, were being taught how to spot signs of drug abuse.

Dr Smith said an internal investigation was launched two weeks ago after parents came to him with ‘specific concerns’ about certain pupils being involved with drugs.

The letter said: ‘It is, sadly, not unusual these days to be told of a small number of young people using drugs outside of school at weekends, but we have uncovered stories of individuals exchanging drugs within the school. These have been verified.’

The letter to parents, from headteacher Dr Deneal Smith, confirmed that ‘stories of individuals exchanging drugs within the school’ had been verified

Headmaster Dr Deneal Smith (pictured) confirmed five boys had been disciplined for using drugs in Year 11 and above

Two boys have now been expelled while three others have been suspended for a week. When the three return they will be subject to random drug tests.

Dr Smith also revealed that some parents were taken aback at the news.

He wrote: ‘Some of the parents I have spoken to were taken completely unawares – others look back with hindsight and recognise something was amiss, but didn’t believe their sons could be involved in this type of behaviour.’

The school, first established in 914, charges boarders up to £9,586 per term and counts several MPs, judges, diplomats and police chiefs among its alumni.

The Apprentice star Lady Karren Brady has also regularly tweeted about her teenage son Paolo playing rugby for the school.

There are schools with earlier founding dates in England, but they are either co-educational now, or in one case – Beverly Grammar School in Yorkshire – state schools.  Warwick is believed to be the oldest boys public school in the world.

One Warwick parent claimed the problems with drug use had been raised with the school for some time but staff had ‘turned a blind eye.’

They said: ‘Sadly, drugs are available in the school if you know the pupils to approach.

The school, which overlooks historic Warwick Castle, is one of the oldest in the world. Its motto translates as ‘I seek higher things’

‘I suspect staff are probably looking at who the parents of these boys might be and make a judgement over whether it be best to investigate or turn a blind eye.

‘It is a relief the school have at least taken the issue seriously. Whether this acts as a deterrent to other boys selling these substances remains to be seen.’

Dr Smith said: ‘I decided it was important to write to parents about this – my letter makes it clear that when parents come forward to talk about these things we will be trying to support them.

‘I don’t think it’s fair to say the school has turned a blind eye. When we’ve had specific information, we’ve acted on it and dealt with it.

‘If we don’t have the names or we don’t have any evidence of the incidents taking place, it’s much harder.

‘In pretty much every school, there is going to be a small minority who get involved in drugs. Here in Warwick School, we get involved and we’re dealing with it.

‘The welfare of our pupils is absolutely paramount and we will always offer support.’

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