Bethenny Frankel is calling it like it is when it comes to her ongoing feud with her Real Housewives of New York co-star Luann de Lesseps.
In a new interview with Us Weekly, Bethenny reveals that she and Luann are far from ever being friends again!
“She is like a cockroach. She is going to do anything to survive. And you can’t blame a cockroach for what it does. It’s part of life. You’re not gonna live in New York and not see them. They’re here to survive, and it could be a nuclear bomb, and they will crawl right out,” Bethenny explains.
The friction in Bethenny and Luann’s friendship started during a trip to the Berkshires where Bethenny went on a verbal tirade against Luann; calling her a “slut, and liar and a hypocrite.” Their feud came to a head when Bethenny tearfully revealed to Luann that her new fiancé Tom cheated on her with another woman at a hotel bar.
Bethenny claimed to only have Luann’s best interest at heart, but the Countess wasn’t buying it and took retaliation during part 1 of RHONY reunion by alluding that Bethenny began dating her new boyfriend while he was still married.
“I can’t believe that someone would absolutely just blindly make up a lie just to get the stench off of them. I couldn’t believe it,” Bethenny says of Luann’s attacks.
To prove Luann wrong, Bethenny called her boyfriend’s daughter to set the record straight.
“I [told host] Andy [Cohen], ‘When someone accuses me of being with someone who’s cheating while he’s living in his house, yeah, I’m not very light and bright. And I wasn’t leaving there until there was a blood sample, there was a lie detector test, a full trial.”
While I don’t agree with some of Bethenny’s behavior this season, I am on her side in her feud with Luann. Luann is blinded by Tom, and I believe Bethenny was only looking out for Luann.