JON GOSSELIN TALKS MONEY: In a preview clip of Monday’s The Dr. Oz Show, Jon Gosselin opens up about his contentious divorce from Kate Gosselin. Jon, who shares eight children with Kate, claims that mid-divorce, TLC financed Kate’s life, while leaving him practically bankrupt. “I’ve spent $1.7 million in lawyers fees from when TLC sued me and the divorce,” he adds, and claims “TLC paid for Kate’s attorneys in the lawsuit and for her divorce.” Jon says that Kate, whom he has deemed an “unfit mother,” essentially wanted to use their children to continue a lavish lifestyle. He says she wanted “legal custody to film my kids to sustain her lifestyle and their lifestyle.”
MEGHAN MARKLE AND HILLARY CLINTON HANG: Meghan Markle and Hillary Clinton hung out at her Frogmore Cottage home after being secretly invited to meet there for the first time by the royal, People reports. The tete a tete went down Tuesday, and six-month-old Archie, Meghan’s son with Prince Harry, was also present. Clinton, no stranger to criticism from the press, has defended Meghan previously from what she describes as their “sexist” and “racist” attacks.
PETE DAVIDSON, KAIA GERBER CELEBRATE BIRTHDAY TOGETHER: Kaia Gerber, 18, showed up for rumored boyfriend Pete Davidson‘s 26th birthday over the weekend. The supermodel appeared over the weekend with a Magnolia Bakery cake at NBC Studios, where Davidson films Saturday Night Live. After SNL, the pair appeared at an after-party, then at her apartment in NYC.
DAVID HUNT ACCUSED OF INAPPROPRIATE TOUCHING: Patricia Heaton‘s husband, Carole’s Second Act producer David Hunt, has been accused of sexual misconduct on the set of the CBS show, leading to two female employees leaving the sitcom, according to reports. Hunt has been accused of inappropriately touching writer Broti Gupta, who told producer Margee Magee. When the pair complained, HR investigated, but investigators reportedly didn’t want Hunt to be fired. “Our human resources team always endeavors to address issues in a professional and sensitive manner, and we must clarify that certain allegations about them have either been misstated or taken wholly out of context,” CBS said in a statement. “The writer and producer decided to leave the show of their own accord.” Heaton and Hunt have been married since 1990 and share four children.
LEAH MCSWEENEY JOINS RHONY: Married to the Mob clothing line CEO Leah McSweeney has joined the cast of The Real Houseives of New York, season 12. Also back are Ramona Singer, Luann de Lesseps, Sonja Morgan, Dorinda Medley and Tinsley Mortimer. Bethenny Frankel is out.
REAL HOUSEWIVES EXPANDS: Speaking of Real Housewives, the franchise is expanding. Andy Cohen announced the premiere of the latest installment of the franchise on Saturday at BravoCon: The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City. “We’ve always tried to choose a city that has completely unique personalities and we also try to throw a little curveball now and then. Pick somewhere you weren’t expecting,” said Cohen. “We are very excited to travel to Salt Lake City, Utah!”