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Family Drama: Bethenny Frankel Rips Into Stepdad; Tells Him ‘You’re Abusive!’

Bethenny Frankel is never short on drama in her life. If it isn’t Bethenny’s drama with her ex-Jason Hoppy, it’s her ongoing feud with her estranged mother.

Now, it seems that the Real Housewives of New York star is feuding with her step-dad.

According to Life & Style, Bethenny recently ripped into her stepfather John Parisella via text message.

“You physically attacked me, verbally abused me, beat my mother senseless,” reads one of the texts sent by Bethenny in which she references her difficult childhood.

“I’ve had enough abuse,” Bethenny added.

John divorced Bethenny’s mother, Bernadette Birk when the Skinny Girl mogul was in her teens.

However, in 2015 Bethenny and John reunited during an episode of the Real Housewives of New York after 20-years of being estranged.

While John admits that he “slapped or pushed” Bernadette during their marriage he denies ever abusing Bethenny. John also blames the abuse on this addiction to cocaine.

“I get these texts, making up lies that I hit her, I’m stalking her, “ John tells Life & Style, insisting that Bethenny isn’t truthful about her upbringing.

“Her whole career was based on lies,” John claims. “She lived in a million-dollar house; she went to all private schools. I was the one that spent $50,000 on a Sweet 16 party.”

One person who isn’t surprised by Bethenny’s latest claims is her mom.

“John and I had a volatile relationship, and he did hit me,” she reveals to Life & Style. “But I never saw John raise his voice, let alone his hand, against Bethenny.”

Still, Bethenny isn’t backing down from her version of events and makes it clear that John isn’t welcome in her life.

“Leave me alone,” she tells him. “Now and forever.”

I mean can Bethenny ever not have drama in her life but then again these two seem super desperate for their 15 minutes of fame.

Do you think Bethenny’s stepfather was abusive towards her? Sound off below!

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