BRAVO HALTS FILMING ON RHOP AFTER GROPING CLAIM: Bravo has suspended Real Housewives of Potomac star Michael Darby after he was charged with groping a cameraman. Darby is being charged with second-degree assault and fourth-degree sexual contact in the September 1stassault. "Bravo and Truly Original, the production company for The Real Housewives of Potomac, have suspended filming with Michael Darby," the company said in a statement Saturday. Darby is married to Ashley Darby. Truly Original is reportedly conducting an independent investigation into the incident.
MATT DAMON POPS UP AS KAVANAUGH ON SNL: Surprise! Matt Damon popped up on Saturday Night Live for a surprise appearance as embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The 44th season premiered Saturday night, and several celebs appeared, including Rachel Dratch (in the cold open with Damon as Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota.) The opener sent up Kavanaugh’s hearing, which took place last week following his sexual assault accuser, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. In the skit, Pete Davidson played Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. "You want a real investigation, then just look at my -- look at my calendars," Damon-as-Kavanaugh said. "You're going to see that every night I was lifting weights with PJ and Squee and Handsy Hank and Gang-bang Greg. But you know the liberal media is going to find some way to spin this. Adam Driver hosted and Kanye West performed.
CBS FACES SUIT OVER LESLIE MOONVES: The city and state are investigating CBS as reports of sexual misconduct by former chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves emerge. In an SEC filing Friday, the network disclosed that it has received subpoenas from the New York District Attorney’s office and the city’s Commission on Human Rights.
MICHAEL MOORE SAYS EX-WIFE’S SUIT IS A SMEAR CAMPAIGN: In recent court documents, documentarian Michael Moore claims his ex-wife’s suit against him is an attempt to "smear" him in the press. His ex Kathleen Glynn, also a filmmaker who has collaborated with him on several projects, split with him in 2014 after 23 years of marriage. Earlier this month, Glynn claimed he was withholding profits from her on joint projects. A court date on the case is set for October 4th.
EDDIE MURPHY AND PAIGE BUTCHER ARE ENGAGED: Eddie Murphy and his pregnant girlfriend Paige Butcher are engaged to be married. The 39-year-old Butcher was seen sporting a honking sparkler on that finger. The pair have been together since 2012 and are expecting their second child together (Murphy’s 10th).