Prince Harry Announces Engagement-
Britain's royal family is growing.
Prince Harry is engaged to American actress Meghan Markle. He released a statement saying he was “delighted to announce” the engagement. Kensington Palace then confirmed the news overnight, with word that the wedding will take place in the spring of 2018.
Prince Charles’ statement said plans for the nuptials would be revealed “in due course.” Other family reaction included the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh saying they were "delighted for the couple and wish them every happiness" and Prince William and Kate Middleton, saying they were "very excited for Harry and Meghan", adding: "It has been wonderful getting to know Meghan and to see how happy she and Harry are together."
The couple has been dating since last year and made it “official” in September by stepping out in public together for the first time.
AT THE MOVIES:
1. Coco — $49 million ($71.2 million five-day)
2. Justice League — $40.7 million ($63 million five-day)
3. Wonder — $22.3 million ($32.3 million five-day)
4. Thor: Ragnarok — $16.8 million ($24.3 million five-day)
5. Daddy’s Home 2 — $13.3 million ($18.6 million five-day)
Disney and Pixar’s vibrant Día de los Muertos-themed animated musical won the box office this weekend, It also gives Disney 10 of the top 11 Turkey Day openings all time! In second place, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment’s big-budget movie Justice League.
*Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters is the new Miss Universe!
*Netflix has announced that the sixth and final season of House of Cards will resume production in early December – without star Kevin Spacey.
*Late night TV host Seth Meyers and wife Alexi Ashe are expecting their second child. She had their son Ashe last year.
George H.W. Bush Now Longest-Living Former President Ever-George H.W. Bush is hitting a milestone no other former President has attained.
The senior Bush became the longest-living commander-in-chief in U.S. history on Saturday. He's 93-years and 166-days-old, beating Gerald Ford's 93-years-165-days. Ronald Reagan is third with an age of 93 years and 120 days.
Gabe Fleisher of the "Wake Up to Politics" newsletter first pointed out the accomplishment on Twitter. Former President Jimmy Carter is not far behind Bush. Carter is 93-years-55-days-old.
Source: The Hill
Emma Watson and her boyfriend of nearly two years, William "Mack" Knight, have called it quits. Her reps are not commenting on the split.
Kelly Travis, who was a contestant on The Bachelor in 2014, announced that she and hubby Hunter Hamm are expecting their first baby in June. (He was not a contestant on the show.)
Jude Law is in talks to join Brie Larson in the upcoming revamp of Captain Marvel. She'll play a female version of the title character.
Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon will host live coverage of the Rose Parade for Amazon on New Year’s Day.
Peter Baldwin, who directed dozens of sitcoms, including episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Andy Griffith Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show and WKRP in Cincinnati, died last week at his home in Pebble Beach, California. He was 86.