It has been rumored for months (and months and months) that former Real Housewives of New York star Bethenny Frankel and husband Jason Hoppy were having difficulties making their marriage work, with a source on Wednesday going so far as to say the Skinnygirl Bethennterepreneur was already meeting with divorce attorneys and working out the details of their separation. Earlier today Bethenny issued a statement confirming the rumors, ending it by saying, “this is an immensely painful and heartbreaking time for us.” Keep reading for Bethenny’s full statment
Bethenny Frankel and her daughter Bryn have been living it up lately. The mother-daughter duo has been all over New York City this week having ice cream dates, going for walks, and most recently, visiting a playground. Yesterday, the former Real Housewives of New York City star and her two-year-old tot were spotted at a park near her Tribeca home and boy, were they having a ball!
Bethenny Frankel admits that she and her husband Jason Hoppy have an open marriage. They also get what she calls ‘free passes.’ She opened up about their marriage on a recent episode of her talk show.
Bethenny Frankel reveals in this Bethenny Ever After preview clip that she has recently spoken on the phone with her stepfather John Parisella out of appreciation for him not speaking negatively about her in the press and refusing to participate in the E! True Hollywood Story about her life. “I wanted him to know that, you know, some f***ed up stuff happened, he was a hustler, there was some stuff he did to my mother that was not great but before that, he raised me as his own,” she reveals. Meanwhile, Bethenny’s feud with her mother Bernadette Burke rages on. Check out Bernadette’s latest criticisms of her daughter and Bethenny’s response, which includes declaring “I hate her! I really do! I hate her. I just hate her. I really do.”
Last episode of Bethenny Ever After we saw Bethenny’s long-suffering assistant Julie Plake decide to leave Bethenny’s company so she could move home to Pittsburgh to be with her boyfriend.
Why did Julie leave, and what is she up to now?
Uh oh. It sounds like Bethenny Ever After star Bethenny Frankel may not be living Hoppily ever after after all! According to a source for In Touch, the 41-year-old reality star and “Skinny Girl” brand honcho has done run her husband Jason Hoppy, 40, out of their New York City apartment and into the nearby Cosmopolitan Hotel!
Bethenny Frankel gave the residents of Miami Beach a friendly reminder of how her juh-billion dollar brand Skinny Girl got its name as she took her hot rod bod out for a spin in a revealing string bikini earlier today. Also, she clarifies her earlier comment that her husband Jason Hoppy’s “penis has cobwebs on it.”
UPDATED – Just added a photo of Bethenny with daughter Bryn, who was sporting a super cute red one-piece swimsuit with white hearts! Awwwww…
Bethenny Frankel has grown an empire by telling it like it is. Her straightforward demeanor hasn’t always set well with everyone but in this vein the reality star got emotional as she revealed to Today that she suffered a miscarriage. See her emotional and candid response about what happened and how it’s made her further appreciate the gift that it is her daughter Bryn. As a bonus she throws out some info about virtual cobwebs growing on her husband’s johnson too. Hey, this is Frankel we’re talking about!