A few years after leaving reality TV, Bethenny Frankel has returned to the drama and gossip of the Real Housewives of New York. While Bethenny was over reality TV when she walked away from it, she now reveals that she’s happy to be back where it all began. Bethenny recently appeared on WWHL where she dished about returning to RHONY and keeping it “real.”
While Bethenny admits, the reunion was crazy she says that she loves it nonetheless. “The reunion was nuts, as they all are. I actually enjoy them, because they are the moments when you need to be and hold others accountable for their actions on and off camera.”
As for her return to RHONY Bethenny is at peace with it and is actually grateful to be back on the show. “I am grateful to be back, and whether or not the girls wanted to take me down (this is very common on these shows), I nonetheless enjoyed the experience. This is my journey and my truth, and I am honest with you.”
Bethenny says her attitude towards RHONY is different then when she left the show because the circumstances of the show have changed. “Here, I’ll say it: I have been very successful in the years that I’ve left. Success hasn’t changed me in that I know where I come from, I try to be humble, and I understand the value of a dollar. I don’t know how my success has affected the other women. I know that it has, because I feel it, but we are an ensemble. We work together, I’m grateful to be part of this experience, and I appreciate and respect these women very much in different ways.”
Despite claims that very little is “real” in reality TV, Bethenny assures fans that she keeps it “real.” “The only one I can speak for with certainty is myself, and I am accountable to you and keeping it 100 for as long as I’m on the show.”
Thoughts on Bethenny’s interview? Do you think Bethenny keeps it real? Do you think Bethenny will return for the next season of RHONY?