Bethenny Frankel leaving The Real Housewives of New York before filming the upcoming 12th season was shocking to fans and viewers, however; it “wasn’t surprising” to her close friends. According to A.J. Benza and his column on Radar Online, Bethenny’s friends “knew she was keeping a promise” to her late boyfriend and fiancé, Dennis Shields, “who always wanted her to reach her full potential in life.”
According to sources, “Dennis always knew Bethenny had a lot more to offer. He wasn’t putting down the show, but he made Bethenny promise him she would one day explore bigger opportunities.” Bethenny announced in August that she had decided to leave the show. Bethenny is one of the OG’s of the RHONY. She’s now going to focus on developing a show with Mark Burnett, which she is set to produce and star in. It’s being reported that the new show is for entrepreneurs. Bethenny is going to offer her advice and expertise to women in business. She’s had a lot of success with her Skinnygirl brand.
Bethenny shared a kind message for everyone on social media, in regards to her time on the RHONY. She wrote, “I wanted to take a moment to write a personal note to you. I am so grateful to you for sticking with me through everything. You started this journey with me in my tiny apartment in my late 30s, wondering what would happen to me. I was broke, single, had no family and no idea what the future held.” She thanked everyone for their love and support, and added, “PS: New York City is still my playground.”
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I wanted to take a moment to write a personal note to you. I am so grateful to you for sticking with me through everything. You started this journey with me in my tiny apartment in my late 30s, wondering what would happen to me. I was broke, single, had no family and no idea what the future held. I had big dreams and I never stopped, but I honestly didn’t know if I would ever get here. You helped me to get here. I would read your letters and messages and grow from your struggles. You would give me your honest opinion about my products and projects and helpful advice about divorce, relationships, motherhood, miscarriages, health, and surviving the death of a loved one and almost my own. You have shared your ideas with me and I have been inspired by and learned from you. I am fortunate to have created a business and career that some people only dream of. I had a beautiful baby girl who is now 9 years old, and she has changed me as a human being. I was able to give back and help people all over the world who have been hit with the worst of unforeseen circumstances, which we will all continue together. GO for it. Whatever it is. Reach for your dreams in life and love and make the impossible happen, because it can happen and it WILL happen. Come from a place of yes and it’s yours for the taking. Thank you so much for your love and support. And stay tuned, you haven’t seen the last of me. There are many amazing things to come. I love you all and am so lucky to have you in my life! PS: New York City is still my playground. . ??xo?? . B
I’m going to miss Bethenny on the RHONY! I’m hoping she will return in a cameo appearance during the upcoming season. This is Bethenny’s second time leaving the show, so perhaps she will return to the cast again down the road. I’ll definitely watch the show she’s working on when it comes out. I’m wishing her all the best!
Thoughts on this all? Were you surprised that Bethenny left the show this season? Do you think Bethenny will ever return to the RHONY again? Are you going to watch her new show? Share below!
Source: Radar Online