Goodbye To All That? Bethenny Frankel Says She’s ‘Distancing Herself’ From ‘RHONY,' But Why?
TV personality Bethenny Frankel, wearing red skinny jeans and leather jacket, heads to a Skinnygirl appearance at Wal-mart in New York City
The Real Housewives of New York City may gain Yolanda Foster next season, but it may lose it’s “B,” Bethenny Frankel, who admitted she’s “distancing herself from the show.”
The Skinnygirl mogul told Entertainment Tonight that she “left it behind,” especially after the “volatile” RHONY reunion taping in July.
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“It was very, very negative and I didn’t enjoy it at all,” she told ET. “Something very dramatic happened … that questioned my integrity. If someone questions my business or my integrity I take it really seriously.”
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Bethenny could be alluding to an April episode where costar Dorinda Medley’s boyfriend John Mahdessian claimed she stole her brand name from Skinnycow. The brand’s CEO Sam Pugliese told In Touch that Frankel did swipe the name, which Bethenny’s reps denied in a statement.
Bethenny Frankel and new boyfriend Dennis Shields get dinner at the
Frankel is also dating a man named Dennis Shields who is reportedly still married, despite criticizing costar Luann de Lesseps for reportedly sleeping with married men.
The RHONY star also accused Luann’s fiancé Tom D’Agostino of cheating on de Lesseps in the latest episode, further fueling their feud.