Are Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence friends in real life?

Who has not watched Clarissa Explains It All or Gimme A Break in the past?

If you have, then there is a good chance that you are wondering if Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence are friends. Well, not on set, but in real life.

The two stars of these sitcoms seem to be besties on screen, but what about off-screen? There’s no way they can be close friends, right?

What do you think? Are they friends in real life?

Well, let’s find out.

Who is Melissa Joan Hart?

Melissa Joan Hart is best known for her role as Clarissa in the sitcoms Clarissa Explains It All. She is also famous for her role as Sabrina in Sabrina, The Teenage Witch.

Hart has also starred alongside Joey Lawrence on both of these shows. Melissa currently stars in Hollywood Darlings’ Freeform show, which airs every Wednesday at eight pm ET/PT.

Who is Joey Lawrence?

Joey was born Joseph Francis Lawrence on April 20, 1976, in Philadelphia.

He began his acting debut with the role of Jimmy Olsen for the 1993 TV series Molloy.

However, he became famous after starring as Joe Roman in Blossom from 1990-1995.

Lawrence has also starred alongside Melissa Joan Hart on Clarissa Explains It All and Sabrina, The Teenage Witch.

Joey Lawrence rose to fame, starring alongside Melissa Joan Hart on Gimme A Break!

From there, he went on to star alongside Fred Savage on Blossom before landing another popular sitcom with Melissa.

Lawrence currently co-hosts a game show called Cash Explosion Double Play, where contestants can win up to $100,000.

What do the two have to say about being friends?

In a recent interview with Parade, Melissa Joan Hart was asked if she and Joey Lawrence were still close.

She responded by saying: “Oh god yeah! We’re totally buddies.

When the interviewer mentioned how they seemed so close as kids at the onset of their shows, she said it wasn’t all fake. They kept in touch over the years and then became besties again after many years apart. They later met when they auditioned for Dancing With The Stars – Let’s Dance! 

Joey Lawrence had a similar response during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Joey talked about his friendship with Melissa from back in the day up until now. He even went onto describe her as one of his favorite people.

Are Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence friends in real life?

It looks like the answer is yes! They both seem to be very good friends.

More importantly, it seems as though they had a friendship even before their time on screen together. This makes the two closer than some might think.

What does this mean for fans of these two great actors? If you want to see them acting fun together on screen, go ahead and catch Hollywood Darlings

Alternatively, tune into Cash Explosion Double Play that airs simultaneously with ‘Hollywood Darlings.’

If not, then don’t worry because there are probably many other shows out there where you can watch either one (or both) of your favorite stars!