Student who regularly knocks back Baileys and Prosecco with her 94-year-old neighbour goes viral3 min read

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Girls’ night in! Student is invited over for a drink at her ‘bestie’ 94-year-old neighbour’s house – and shares a video of them sipping on Baileys

  • Emily Morton, a student at Northumbria University, uploaded the video to Twitter
  • The simple four-second video has warmed the hearts of over one million people 
  • She said her neighbour Esther invited her for a girl’s night in of drinks and cake 

A student shared how she enjoyed a girls’ night in with her 94-year-old neighbour.

Emily Morton, a student at Northumbria University, uploaded a video to her Twitter of her clinking glasses with the woman, named Esther, who she described as her ‘bestie’. 

Esther, who has lived next door since before Emily was born, laid out a spread of Baileys, chocolate and cake for her young guest and the pair spent the evening swapping stories. 

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The video uploaded by Emily has warmed the hearts of over a million people since it was posted on Friday.  

The simple four-second video has warmed the hearts of over one million people since it was posted on Friday alongside this message

The simple four-second video has warmed the hearts of over one million people since it was posted on Friday alongside this message

‘My 94-year-old next-door neighbour just invited me to go over for a drink so I walked in and she had a bottle of Baileys, two glasses, cake and chocolates for us. 

‘Had the best crack and she’s absolutely steaming, biggest legend I’ve ever met (sic),’ Emily wrote alongside the video. 

The woman put on quite a spread and Emily, who’s from Whitehaven, revealed in a later tweet that she has known the woman since she was born.

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‘She’s my bestie! Lived next door to each other since I was born so she’s always been my bud,’ the student explained. 

Emily Morton, a student at Northumbria University, uploaded a video to her Twitter of her clinking glasses with the pensioner, named Esther

Cheers! Emily's 94-year-old pal invited her round

Emily Morton, a student at Northumbria University, uploaded a video to her Twitter of her clinking glasses with the pensioner, named Esther, and received a huge response

Emily, pictured, said Esther is her 'bestie' and the pair have lived next door to each other since she was born

Emily, pictured, said Esther is her ‘bestie’ and the pair have lived next door to each other since she was born

Emily also later revealed that the pair have plans for another boozy girl’s night in. 

She wrote: ‘She’s adorbs like, we’ve got Prosecco and Amaretto for next time (sic).’ 

Naturally the video resonated with Twitter users, racking up more than 111,000 likes, nearly 10,000 retweets and over 1.2 million views. 

Replying to the video, a user called Alex wrote: ‘Ahhh it’s just the cutest!!! This probably means so much to her too!! Should be more people like you out there.’ 

‘Glad that older people are not “invisible” to you. They hold a wealth of experience. Cheers,’ wrote a second person. 

A third said: ‘This is so cute. 94 and full of life.’ 

Replying to the video, a user called Alex wrote: 'Ahhh it's just the cutest!!! This probably means so much to her too!! Should be more people like you out there,' while others also praised the sweet clip

Replying to the video, a user called Alex wrote: ‘Ahhh it’s just the cutest!!! This probably means so much to her too!! Should be more people like you out there,’ while others also praised the sweet clip 

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