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Bethenny Frankel

Hubby Declares

DIVORCE WAR

1/24/2013 6:25 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Bethenny Frankel
's estranged husband has made it clear ... he's not going down without a fight in divorce court, because he's gunning for exactly the same spoils Bethenny wants from him.

TMZ has learned Jason Hoppy has filed his response to Bethenny's divorce petition, in which he's requesting PRIMARY CUSTODY of the couple's 2-year-old daughter. We broke the story, Bethenny also wants primary custody.

Jason also wants child support from Bethenny -- she wants the same from him.

Jason is asking for Bethenny to foot the bill for medical and dental insurance as well as related expenses for himself and daughter Bryn. In Bethenny's legal docs she asks that Jason pay for her medical and dental bills, as well as Bryn's.

Jason wants Bethenny to maintain life insurance on herself, making both Bryn and him beneficiaries. She wants him to maintain a life insurance policy for her benefit as well as Bryn's.

And last but not least ... Jason wants "exclusive use and occupancy of the marital residence."  Surprise -- Bethenny wants that too.

Ah, one last thing. He wants her to pay for his lawyer, accountant, etc. 

This one's not gonna end nicely.

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31.

ashley    

Glad to hear Jason still has a set of balls! I applaud him for standing up for himself! This will be interesting to see who gets primary custody of their child, but I'm thinking, as per usual, the mother will retain primary.

580 days ago
32.

IamGigi    

What a waste of time and money not to mention how this affects their daughter. Grow up.

580 days ago
33.

Bird    

Instead of being adults about this for the sake of their daughter, they're choosing to go down the path that will ultimately hurt her the most. Nothing is worse for a child than being caught in the middle of a nasty divorce. Shame on both of them.

580 days ago
34.

KanyeWest    

We need more news

580 days ago
35.

Faye    

I'm assuming these two are "famous" for something??? No idea what. I've never heard of either of them.

580 days ago
36.

Mar    

Team

580 days ago
37.

Enlightened    

Reveal EVERYTHING, Jason. Don't hold back. Allow your attorneys to make a bare-knuckled assault on this famewh@ing b!tch. If the rumors that she induced early labor so that Bryn's birth would fit into Bravo's shooting schedule are true, REVEAL IT!!! That alone proves that she put HER fame above her baby's health. Giving your child a chance at a normal life, AWAY FROM THE BITCH FROM HELL, must be your ONLY priority. Do anything you need to in order to bring this about.

580 days ago
38.

Mar    

Team Jason

580 days ago
39.

Georgiagirl    

I wish these reality celebs would quit ruining the institution of marriage. They get married for the attention it gets them not because they love each other.

580 days ago
40.

tucker    

Kick her azz, Jason. This broad is another Kim K. She used him for his sperm and a wedding spin off. She had NO intention of living happily ever after with him. Her icy chill to his family and friends was extremely telling. I hope the courts give Bryn a shot at a normal life and give custody to Jason. let Bethenny have her money to keep her company. That's all she loves anyway.

580 days ago
41.

Mayu    

She is worth millions more than he is... Why the heck would she need his money for child support or any of that crap?

580 days ago
42.

fleabag73    

HA! Go Jason! This trick is a miserable, shrill, obnoxious, self absorbed, narcissistic POS who didn't WANT him in the first place, he was a freakin sperm donor to her, expose her ass Jason, she wants to air dirty laundry, show her how it's done!

580 days ago
43.

teelv    

Very sad for all involved.

580 days ago
44.

MrsB    

Good for him..I hope he's successful....he looks like a young Robert DiNiro..

580 days ago
45.

gracie    

You go Jason. Money hungry hoes

580 days ago
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