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No, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper are not singing at Glastonbury together

Courtesy of Warner Bros. PicturesDon’t book those tickets to England, A Star Is Born fans: Despite rumors, the movie’s two leads won’t be performing together at the U.K.’s massive Glastonbury festival this month.

According to the U.K. paper The Independent, a BBC Radio deejay said that she “may know” one surprise act that’s performing at the festival, and added that Bradley Cooper told her last year that he was in discussions with the festival organizers to perform with Lady Gaga at the event.

But now Emily Eavis, the co-organizer of the festival, has shot down the rumors on Twitter.

Replying to a story speculating on a Gaga/Cooper appearance, she wrote, “Before this one gets out of control… the answer is no, that isn’t happening. (Although you can watch the amazing A Star Is Born in our…cinema tent at 4.30pm on Friday.)”

This year’s festival runs from June 26 to June 30. The lineup includes more than 2,800 acts on 79 stages, including Janet Jackson, George Ezra, Billie Eilish, The Killers and The Cure.

In 2017, Gaga and Cooper shots scenes for A Star Is Born at the 2017 edition of Glastonbury, borrowing four minutes of legendary singer/songwriter Kris Kristofferson‘s stage time to do so.  It’s not surprising that Kristofferson was happy to oblige: He starred in the 1976 version of A Star Is Born.

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Katy Perry & Orlando Bloom celebrate Karlie Kloss’ second wedding to Josh Kushner

Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Perrier-Jouët and Absolut ElyxWere they doing wedding research?

Engaged couple Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom attending a huge wedding blowout over the weekend, as Karlie Kloss married Josh Kushner — brother of Ivanka Trump‘s husband Jared Kushner — for the second time.  The two originally tied the knot in October in New York state. This time, they threw a huge party at Brush Creek Ranch in Wyoming.

Orlando posted a photo on Instagram of himself in full cowboy gear, gazing lovingly into Katy’s eyes. He captioned it, “wonderful weekend of being loved and celebrating love, congrats to a beautiful union @karliekloss @joshuakushner.”

CNN Style host Derek Blasberg posted photos and videos of the weekend on his Instagram story, including a shot of himself and his “best friend” Karlie posing with Orlando and Katy.  There were several videos of himself, Karlie, Orlando and Katy all going for a horseback ride.

In one video, Orlando seems to be in the distance answering nature’s call, as Katy sings, “Home, home on the range/where the cowboys pee on the range.”

On her Instagram story, Karlie dubbed the event, “Wild West Weekend.”

Incidentally, Karlie and Taylor Swift are — we think — still good friends, but if she was at the wedding, she was camera shy.  But at least we know that if Taylor was there, there wasn’t any awkwardness between her and Katy, now that they’ve kissed and made up.

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Shawn Mendes recalls being teased for his music, advises fans, “Follow your heart”

Brian ZiffFollowing the release of “Senorita,” his new song and video with Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes posted a heartfelt note on Instagram advising fans to ignore the haters and stay true to themselves.

“I’m thinking about being in 9th grade right now,” he wrote. “The day after I posted one of my first covers onto YouTube back in 2014…at school walking down the hall straight into a group of older guys yelling out ‘sing for me Shawn sing for me!’ In a way that made me feel absolutely horrible… made me feel like a joke, like what I was doing was just stupid & wrong.”

“I was lucky though, I had the best friends & the best parents anyone could ask for…no matter what, they would never let me stop doing what I LOVED to do just because someone ELSE thought it was stupid,” he continues.

“To make someone feel bad about doing what they love… every single person deserves to do what makes them feel alive.”

Shawn then notes that his post is aimed at “not only the 15-year-old kid who’s scared to follow their heart because of what people might say, but also the 50-year-old who may be doing the exact same thing.”

His message? “I know it’s not just that easy…BUT I want you to know that no matter how old you are, no matter who you are, no matter where you’re from… you deserve to follow your heart. I’m here & I’m rooting for you.”

Camila responded with the crying emoji, writing, “This is beautiful.”

And Niall Horan added, “Couldn’t relate or agree with something more If I tried… we had the last laugh.”

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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Pump your brakes: Marvel Studios President says Killmonger’s return to Black Panther 2 is “pure speculation”

Marvel Studios(LOS ANGELES) — As rumors continue to swirl about what the sequel to Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther will entail, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige is shutting down the early report that Michael B. Jordan’s character Erik Killmonger will officially be revived.

In an interview with BET, Feige says the rumor that Jordan will make a return in the sequel is pure “speculation.”

“[It’s] pure rumor and speculation because Mr. [Ryan] Coogler is just only in recent weeks sitting down at his keyboard and beginning to outline the movie,” Feige said.

“It’s early,” he continued. “Nothing is set yet in any way that far because Mr. Coogler [is] sitting down and will share it with [Black Panther producer] Nate Moore and myself in coming weeks.”

As previously reported, in January Black Panther star Angela Bassett’s husband, Courtney B. Vance, told Entertainment Tonight that the entire cast was returning for Black Panther 2.

“Everyone will be there, including Michael B. [Jordan]” Vance had said.

Although Vance didn’t offer any specifics, the revelation left fans scratching their heads. In the Oscar-winning film, Jordan’s villainous character Killmonger was mortally wounded after an epic battle with T’Challa in their native Wakanda. T’Challa offered him aid, but Killmonger famously chose to die, rather than live a life imprisoned like his “ancestors.”

Production on Black Panther 2 is scheduled to begin in late 2019 early 2020.

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“I guess it’s over”: Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher sarcastically read ‘In Touch’ break-up cover story

Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney(LOS ANGELES) — Former That ’70s Show costars Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis have been married since July of 2015, and are still going strong…despite a new In Touch cover article declaring: “It’s Over.”

That was news to them, and Kunis sarcastically read the story’s cover to her hubby on Instagram.

“Babe: what’s happening?” Kutcher asks her, looking into the camera.

“It’s over between us,” Kunis deadpans, holding up the article on her phone to the camera.

“It’s over between us?” Kutcher says, in mock concern.

“Yeah. I ‘felt suffocated,'” she says, quoting the magazine’s cover.

“You felt suffocated?!” Kutcher says. “Oh, I was just so overbearing!”

Kunis adds, “Also, I took the kids.”

“You took the kids!?” Kutcher exclaims sarcastically.

“And you had a very dark secret exposed,” his wife says.

“What was the dark secret?” he asks. When Kunis says she doesn’t know, Kutcher adds, “It must have been really dark.”

Captioning the video, Kutcher says, “I guess it’s over @intouchweekly” adding, “have fun selling magazines this week. Maybe next week my wife will be having twins. For the third time. But who’s counting.”

In reality, the couple has two children, Wyatt, four, and Dimitri, two.

The hysterical video was immediately liked by the couple’s celebrity pals, some no stranger to similar tabloid rumors. “This is amazing,” Demi Lovato replied. “#fakenews,” noted Rumor Willis.

“DAMMIT!!! I was gonna take a run at [Mila],” commented Dax Shepard, who’s married to Kristen Bell.

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‘Game of Thrones’ star Sophie Turner says her dad was “beyond pleased” she married Joe Jonas

Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for HBO(LOS ANGELES) — Sophie Turner had her father’s blessing before marrying Joe Jonas.

In a new episode of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s The HFPA in Conversation podcast, the X-Men: Dark Phoenix actress says her dad was “beyond pleased” that she wed a musician.

“Well, he’s getting into the Jonas Brothers,” the Game of Thrones star says. “I don’t think they were his demographic! But he’s getting into them now and he loves them and the new music is fantastic.”

She adds, “So yeah, my dad was beyond pleased when I married a musician because it was always kind of, ‘You have to marry a rugby player or a musician!’ So I got one of them right.”

Sophie and Joe tied the knot on May 1 in a surprise ceremony in Las Vegas following the Billboard Music Awards. They plan on having a more formal ceremony in France sometime this summer.

Sophie admits she’s still getting used to calling Joe “husband.”

“I keep going from boyfriend, to fiancé, to husband, I can’t figure out what to say!” she says. “It’s early days but we’re very happy.”

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SPORTS NEWS

Woman hospitalized after being hit by foul ball at Dodgers game

cmannphoto/iStock(LOS ANGELES) — A baseball fan was hospitalized Sunday after being struck by a foul ball hit by Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger.

The incident happened at Dodger Stadium during the first inning of the Dodgers’ game against the Colorado Rockies. The woman who was hit by the line drive was seated four rows from the field, just outside the protective netting.

After being struck by the ball, the woman was immediately treated in the stands but she was later transported to a nearby hospital for further evaluation.

Sunday’s incident comes just one month after a little girl was struck by a foul ball at a Chicago Cubs game, raising the question whether Major League Baseball is doing enough to protect its fans.

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Scoreboard roundup — 6/23/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

INTERLEAGUE
LA Angels 6,  St. Louis 4

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Toronto 6, Boston 1
Cleveland 8, Detroit 3
Houston 9,  NY Yankees 4
Kansas City 6, Minnesota 1
Texas 7, Chi White Sox 4
Tampa Bay 8, Oakland 2
Seattle 13, Baltimore 3

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Miami 6, Philadelphia 4
Atlanta 4, Washington 3, 10 Innings
Pittsburgh 11, San Diego 10, 11 Innings
Milwaukee 7, Cincinnati 5
Chi Cubs 5, NY Mets 3
Arizona 3, San Francisco 2, 10 Innings
LA Dodgers 6, Colorado 3

WOMEN’S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFS
Washington 89, Atlanta 73
Chicago 93, Connecticut 75
Phoenix 82, LA Sparks 72
Seattle 65, Indiana 61

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
Kansas City 1, Columbus 0

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Red Sox legend David Ortiz out of ICU, remains in ‘good condition’

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images(BOSTON) — Former Red Sox great David Ortiz was released from the intensive care unit on Saturday, just one day shy of two weeks since he was shot in a blundered murder attempt in the Dominican Republic.

The Red Sox issued a statement Saturday afternoon from Ortiz’s wife, Tiffany Ortiz, saying the future Hall of Famer’s condition continues to improve.

“David was moved out of the intensive care unit at Massachusetts General Hospital,” Tiffany Ortiz said. “He remains in good condition and continues to recover under the care of Drs. David King and Larry Ronan.”

He is expected to make a full recovery.

Ortiz was shot at Dial Bar and Lounge, a bar in the country’s capital of Santo Domingo, in a case of mistaken identity. The island’s attorney general’s office said Ortiz’s friend, Sixto David Fernandez, was the actual target in the shooting, but the gunman told police that he got confused. Fernandez and Ortiz were sitting at the same table and dressed similarly at the time of the shooting, according to police.

The bullet entered Ortiz’s back and come out through his midsection, authorities said. The shooting did extensive damage to his liver and small intestines, with doctors having to remove part of the latter.

Rolfi Ferreira-Cruz, 25, the New Jersey man accused of shooting Ortiz in the Dominican Republic, was charged Wednesday with conspiring to distribute heroin in his home state. He allegedly ran a heroin mill in Paterson, New Jersey, that was busted by the Drug Enforcement Administration in January.

Ferreira-Cruz remains in custody in the Dominican Republic.

Ten people have been charged in connection to the shooting.

Victor Hugo Gomez, named by authorities in the Dominican Republic as the mastermind of the shooting, remains at large. He allegedly was angry at the intended target, Fernandez, for naming him in a 2011 drug bust that led to his imprisonment.

Two others involved in the shooting remain at large as well: Alberto Miguel Rodriguez Mota, who took the picture of Ortiz at the bar and sent it to the hit man, and Luis Alfredo Rivas-Clase, nicknamed “The Surgeon.”

Ortiz played with the Red Sox from 2003 to 2016 and won three World Series (2004, 2007, 2013). He also made 10 All-Star teams with the Sox.

He finished his 20-year career with 541 home runs, 1,768 runs batted in, 632 doubles and a .931 on-base plus slugging percentage.

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NATIONAL NEWS

Quadruple murder-suicide under investigation at San Jose home: Police

Andrei Stanescu/iStock(SAN JOSE, Calif.) — Police in San Jose, Calif., are investigating a quadruple murder-suicide after they say a suspect killed four people and then himself inside a home.

Around 8:30 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to multiple calls of a shooting and found two adults leaving the house with gunshot wounds, according to the San Jose Police Department.

Those victims were rushed to a hospital as a standoff unfolded and a perimeter was established to reach the suspect and find other victims, said police.

The victims have since been discovered and the standoff has ended, police said.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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Bodies of woman, infant, toddlers found near Rio Grande River in Texas

Rex_Wholster/iStock(RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas) — Four bodies were found Sunday evening near the Rio Grande River, southeast of the Anzalduas Park in Las Paloma Wildlife Management Area, an area rife with human trafficking, authorities said.

The deceased appeared to be two infants, a toddler and a 20-year-old woman, Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra told ABC News Rio Grande Valley, Texas, affiliate KRGV-TV.

Because the bodies were found on federal property, the FBI will handle the investigation.

The four people may have died from dehydration, investigators told KRGV.

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Severe weather threatens 50 million from Wisconsin to Georgia

ABC News(NEW YORK) — More than 200 severe weather reports stretching from the Plains to the Southeast on Sunday included a reported tornado near South Bend, Indiana, that damaged a building but injured no one.

About 4 to 6 inches of rain fell in southwest Missouri in fewer than six hours, resulting in a flash flood emergency for parts of that area. Devastating flash flooding was reported in Newton and McDonald counties.

Heavy rain — more than 4 inches locally, in parts — also was reported in Kansas. The town of Ellsworth reported hail as large as hens’ eggs. Wind gusts of up to 70 mph were reported from Texas to Indiana.

Radar on Monday morning showed a line of strong to severe storms from Texas to Tennessee, with very heavy rain and locally damaging winds.

The severe weather should slide south into parts of southeast Texas and Louisiana later Monday morning, but the storms are forecast to lose some of their intensity.

This weather is part of a slow-moving storm that’s heading through the central and eastern U.S. As the storm’s warmer sector moves toward parts of the Midwest and Appalachia, more severe weather is expected.

Cities including Milwaukee, Indianapolis, Cleveland and Pittsburgh all could be at risk for strong wind and large hail — possibly a brief tornado — in the radar map’s “slight risk” region.

More severe weather on Tuesday is likely in parts of the Midwest, with strong winds, large hail and brief tornadoes possible.

The Southeast is heating up. Temperatures and humidity will be on the rise Monday and Tuesday, when Heat Index values will reach triple digits from New Orleans to Miami.

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WORLD NEWS

World’s 1st age-verification system for online pornography delayed in the UK after administrative error

jurgenfr/iStock(LONDON) — The implementation of the world’s first Age Verification Certificates for accessing online pornography in the U.K. will be delayed for up to six months after an administrative error.

In a speech to the U.K. Parliament on Thursday, Jeremy Wright, the government’s secretary of state for digital, culture, media and sport, told lawmakers he wanted to “apologize for the mistake.”

The Age Verification Certificates, or AVCs, were due to come into force for online pornographic websites on July 15, but Wright said the government failed to notify the European Commission of the proposed guidance on the “standards that companies need to comply with” regarding the new system, which they were required to do so under EU law.

“It has come to my attention in recent days that an important notification process was not undertaken for an element of this policy and I regret to say that this will delay the commencement date,” he said. “Upon learning of this administrative oversight I have instructed my department to notify this guidance to the EU and relay the guidance in Parliament as soon as possible.”

The delay to the legislation, which he said was “was to ensure children were protected from pornographic material they should not see,” would take about six months.

Government officials haven’t yet explained exactly how AVCs would work, although they have said producers of pornographic material which could face massive fines or be banned from service providers if they don’t comply. The government based the policy decision on polling data from YouGov that suggested 88 percent of U.K. parents with children younger than 18 believe age-verification technology should be used to curb access to adult content.

But the administrative failing was criticized by the opposition Labor Party lawmaker Cat Smith, who described the situation as a “shambles” that showed the government was “letting children down.”

In April, the digital rights organization Open Rights Group decried the AVC system as a “serious failing” for users’ privacy and was introduced without proper public consultation.

“It’s understandable why the government wants age verification on porn sites,” Jim Killock, executive director of Open Rights Group, told ABC News. “However, they have refused to regulate AV for safety and privacy of customers. This is a serious failing and something they could fix immediately. Unfortunately, there was little public debate when the laws were passed.”

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What to know about the rapid melting of the Greenland ice sheet

MagicDreamer/iStock(NEW YORK) — An unusual warming pattern has caused the Greenland ice sheet to melt at “unusual,” potentially record-breaking rates, causing it to dump even more water into the already-rising ocean, experts told ABC News.

The weather has been so warm — up to 59 degrees Fahrenheit above the mean in some areas — that two billion tons of the ice sheet melted on just June 13, according to Polar Portal, a website run by the Danish Meteorological Institute, which monitors the ice and climate in the arctic based on scientific models.

In addition, the warming season began about a month earlier than usual, DMI announced last month.

Warming events are becoming ‘more and more frequent’

The warm temperatures on June 13 and 14 resulted from a pocket of air that led to clear skies and persisted for a long period of time over the eastern portion of Greenland, said Marco Tedesco, a polar scientist specializing in Greenland for the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University in New York.

The clear skies created more solar radiation, which heated the ice sheet and promoted the melting, Tedesco told ABC News.

Scientists are noticing that these events are becoming “more and more frequent,” Tedesco said. Researchers believe it is connected to the jet stream, or polar vortex, becoming less stable, which creates high-pressure systems that can be sustained for longer periods of time and leads to the “exceptional melting,” Tedesco said.

Last week, the temperatures were “very warm,” even for summer, which hasn’t yet started in the region, said Martin Stendel, senior climate and arctic researcher for the Danish Meteorological Institute.

About 40 percent to 45 percent of the ice sheet was melting on the hottest days, a new record for that time period, Tedesco said.

The ice sheet is the largest contributor of water into the ocean every year

A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in April found that the melting of the Greenland ice sheet has contributed to more than a half-inch of rising ocean waters since 1972, making it the largest contributor of new water into the ocean every year.

The warming has accelerated so much in recent years that about a quarter inch of the additional water occurred in the last eight years, the study found.

On average, the Greenland ice sheet produces about 270 gigatons of discharge in the oceans per year, Tedesco said. Since 2003, the ice sheet has contributed about 10 millimeters every year, and scientists expect that number to increase as the earth continues to warm, which would equate to about a 1 meter sea rise by the end of the century, Stendel said.

The warming temperatures also melted sea ice

About 40 percent of Greenland experienced “unusual” melting as a result of the unseasonably warm temperatures, which included a considerable amount of sea ice, according to DMI.

A photo taken by Danish Meteorological Institute climate scientist Steffen Olsen on June 13 shows dogs running across the sea ice in northwest Greenland, the surface of which had melted, making it appear as if they were running on water.

The water remained on top due to the rapid melt and few cracks in the ice, so there was nowhere for it to go, Stendel said.

The sea ice is more than a meter thick, which made it “perfectly safe” for the researchers to cross, he added.

A similar trend occurred in 2012

The warming season in 2012 set the record for the amount of melting in the ice sheet, according to experts. That year, melting reached more than 90 percent of the ice sheet and continued past the typical peak of high pressure from July through August, Tedesco said.

In 2012, the high-pressure system also began in April, which promoted more solar radiation and triggered a melt at the beginning of the season, Tedesco said.

The Greenland ice sheet contributed about twice the amount of water into the ocean that year, Tedesco said. While the record for the largest-ever melting was set that year, there is a possibility that 2019 could beat it, Stendel said.

It would take thousands of years for the ice sheet to recover

The ice sheet formed from thousands of years of snow layers accumulating on top of each other, Tedesco said. The weight of the top layer of snow would cause the snow below to begin expelling air, compressing the ice and making it denser.

Not only does that process take thousands of years, but it requires that the snow deposits do not melt in the warming season, Tedesco said.

The amount of snowfall during the winter can affect how fast or slow the ice melts

An abundance of snowfall during the winter months not only adds to the mass of the ice sheet, but also makes it brighter, which reflects the sun more and acts as a “blanket” for the ice, Tedesco said. This can slow down the melting in the warming season.

However, if the snow goes through multiple melting and freezing cycles, such as what happened in the past week, it transforms into “metamorphous snow,” which tends to absorb more solar energy and causes the ice to melt sooner, Tedesco said.

This past winter did not see a lot of snowfall, according to Tedesco.

Sea levels rising can have catastrophic consequences

The rapidly rising sea levels are important to note, not only in terms of the next century but perhaps in the next decade or two, Tedesco said.

The sea levels surrounding New York City have been rising at around 3 millimeters per year, Tedesco said.

For example, if someone were to stand in the Hudson River in New York City where the water barely covered his or her feet in 1871, that same area of water would now come up past knee-level, Tedesco said.

Scientists expect the rising sea levels to exacerbate weather events such as storm surge, tides, rain and precipitation, Tedesco said.

One thing people should be especially aware of is the permafrost located in the northern arctic regions, particularly Canada and Siberia, that is trapping greenhouses gases, Stendel said. If temperatures rise more than 10 degrees in the arctic, the permafrost will become unstable and could release the greenhouse gases.

While this may not affect the frequency of strong storms, such as hurricanes, each individual storm could become stronger because warm air can carry more water vapor than cold air, Stendel said.

In addition, people should expect more of what is already occurring — wet regions will get more wet, and dry regions will become drier, Stendel said.

Since a large portion of world’s population live near coastlines, this could — and already has — lead to deaths and billions of dollars in damage, Tedesco said.

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Royal couples announce split of their charitable work

Stephen Pond/Getty Images(LONDON) — The two royal couples known as the “Fab Four” — Prince William and Kate along with Prince Harry and Meghan — have taken another step to divide their work.

Prince Harry and Meghan are leaving the Royal Foundation, the charitable organization they shared with Prince William and Kate, and will establish their own foundation, according to Kensington Palace.

The Royal Foundation was the organization under which the two couples ran several joint charities, including their Heads Together mental health initiative that William, Kate and Harry launched in 2016.

The royals are expected to still work together on certain projects, like Shout, the free text messaging mental health support service they launched in May.

The split of the Royal Foundation comes nearly four months after William and Harry split their royal households.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Kate, who share three children, remained based at Kensington Palace. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan, who welcomed their son Archie in May, moved their staff and resources to Buckingham Palace, reporting to Queen Elizabeth II.

Royal watchers have said the division is a sign of differing responsibilities for the only children of Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana. William is preparing to be king while Harry is growing his family and focusing on his and Meghan’s initiatives.

Harry and Meghan also recently moved from Kensington Palace, where they were neighbors with William and Kate, to Frogmore Cottage, a royal household in Windsor, about 25 miles from London.

Meghan, who is now on maternity leave, set her charitable focus earlier this year, becoming the royal patron of four charitable organizations, focusing on women, young people, animals and the arts.

She became a patron of the Royal Foundation when she and Harry wed on May 19.

Just before the wedding, Meghan joined Kate, William and Harry at a forum to talk about the work of the Royal Foundation.

“Catherine, Harry and I are delighted to be here this morning and we’re particularly happy to be at our first Royal Foundation event with Meghan,” William said at the time. “When we first started, it started as a very small idea and started with Harry and I scratching our heads thinking how can we do something for the future.”

The Royal Foundation, established in 2009, is focused on four core areas of young people, conservation, mental health and Armed Forces, according to its website.

In addition to Heads Together, the foundation also oversaw the Invictus Games, Harry’s Paralympic-style sporting event for wounded service people, and the royals’ conservation efforts such as United for Wildlife.

William, Kate, Harry and Meghan last appeared together on June 8 for Trooping the Colour, an annual celebration of Queen Elizabeth’s birthday.

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