After speculation began swirling last month that the Big Shot with Bethenny star set up the photos of de Lesseps ex-fiancé Tom D’agostino’s cheating scandal, the reality star shared that she didn’t find the rumors hard to believe.
“I wasn’t surprised,” de Lesseps, 56, said during an appearance on the “Behind the Velvet Rope with David Yontef” podcast on Monday, November 22.
“Karma’s a b***h,” she added. “That’s all I got to say.”
“Bethenny got a picture of Tom kissing a girl at the Regency Hotel. It was a total setup,” Radziwill claimed in the bombshell book. “Bethenny knew this woman and found out that she was in contact with Tom. And Bethenny was like 'The next time you see him text me. And that's what happened.'"
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“Bethenny knew they were going to his hotel and she sent her friend or probably her assistant to take a picture," Radziwill said. "I mean Bethenny doesn't have a lot of friends—and she certainly didn't just happen to have a friend at the Regency at ten o'clock on a Tuesday night when Tom just happened to be there kissing some chick he used to bang."
Frankel previously denied the allegations that she arranged for the scandalous photos to be taken during an episode of her “Just B with Bethenny Frankel” podcast, per Page Six: “How could I set up a photo? Am I in a movie I’m casting? Like, ‘Hey Tom D’Agostino, I’d like to cast you in the role as cheater at the Regency Hotel?'”
“So in this case, I’m a casting director that called Tom D’Agostino — who I don’t f–king know — to say, ‘Listen, I know it sounds weird, I just want you to be in a bar and make out with somebody, because I have a photographer who’s going to be standing by to take a picture," she continued. "Then I’m going to give it to everyone on the show."
Frankel also clarified what really happened when she was sent the photos of D’Agostino locking lips with another woman, recalling that she sent it to Radziwill saying, ‘Oh my god, look at this picture’ before eventually breaking the news to de Lesseps.
“That’s what really happened in the land of non lala psycho delusional PCP acid trip delusions,” she quipped on her podcast.