Real Housewives of Potomac star Ashley Darby’s husband, Michael Darby, is actually no stranger to scandal. During the previous few seasons of the show, he has been accused of dishonest on his spouse, accused of grabbing a producer’s butt, and was even rumored to have a boyfriend at one level.
In a sneak-peak clip posted by Bravo, Darby reacts to her husband’s most up-to-date scandal through the second a part of The Real Housewives of Potomac reunion. Just a few months in the past, Real Housewives followers on Reddit found a clip of Michael Darby allegedly squeezing a producer’s butt at a celebration throughout Season One, which was caught on digicam. During the second a part of The Real Housewives of Potomac reunion, host Andy Cohen asks what Darby’s ideas have been in regards to the lately unearthed video.
“I do know the context, it isn’t that severe to me,” Darby mentioned within the sneak-peak clip. “This producer was very humorous, very flirtatious with Michael, in a not very sexual method. They had this enjoyable relationship. Micael meant no hurt, and if you happen to requested that particular person, it was a really harmless, joking factor.”
In response, Cohen mentioned that he had really requested the producer, and the producer mentioned that it was non-consensual. “Well, that is humorous, as a result of he undoubtedly calls my husband ‘zaddy,’ however okay,” Darby responded.
Michael Darby Has Been in Hot Water With The ‘Real Housewives of Potomac’ Crew Before
This just isn’t the primary time that Michael Darby has been accused of inappropriately touching a crew member. During Season 4 of The Real Housewives of Potomac, Darby bumped into bother with cameraman Orville Palmer, leading to some severe prices. According to People, on September 4, 2018, Palmer claimed in court docket paperwork that Darby had “grabbed and groped” his butt three days earlier, throughout cast memberMonique Samuels’ child bathe. Darby was charged with “felony assault in addition to misdemeanor improper sexual contact,” in accordance to People.
However, the fees have been dismissed virtually a month later as a result of the court docket couldn’t discover adequate proof. Darby at all times denied that he touched Palmer’s butt, telling People in July 2019, “This was a severe state of affairs the place an worker of the manufacturing firm tried to benefit from my spouse and I by making up a narrative to strive to revenue from it. The undeniable fact that the manufacturing firm seems to endorse his actions by splicing collectively disconnected and unrelated occasions so as to additionally revenue is de facto scary for individuals in my place.”
Ashley and Michael Darby are Expecting a Second Child Together
Despite Michael Darby’s many scandals, his spouse, Ashley Darby, has stood by him, and the 2 are at the moment anticipating a second youngster collectively. They at the moment have a one-year-old named Dean.
On September 8, Darby introduced the information on her Instagram web page. “There’s no hiding this large stomach anymore!” Darby wrote within the caption. “We are elated to share our information with you! To say we’re grateful is an absolute understatement.” Darby is at the moment in her third trimester, per her Instagram web page.