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Bethenny Frankel

Bethenny Frankel (born November 4, 1970) is an American TV personality, author, entrepreneur, and natural foods chef. She has appeared on The Apprentice: Martha Stewart, The Real Housewives of New York City and was the subject of the TV shows Bethenny Getting Married? and Bethenny Ever After. She is the founder of Skinnygirl Cocktails, the author of four self-help books and the host of the TV series, Bethenny. Frankel is the only child of horse trainer Robert J. Frankel and Bernadette Burke. Her father was Jewish and her mother converted to Judaism. Her father left her mother when Frankel was four years old and when she was five, her mother married another horse trainer, John Parisella. She describes her childhood as difficult. Her biological father stopped supporting the family and her mother, Frankel says, "was always drinking" and often argued violently with her stepfather. Frankel attended The Saint Agnes School and graduated in 1988 from the Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where she lived on campus. She attended the National Gourmet Institute for Healthy and Culinary Arts in New York City, New York University and Boston University. Frankel began her TV and film

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Bethenny Frankel Divorce FINAL ... Sort Of

Bethenny Frankel
Divorce FINAL ... Sort Of

Bethenny Frankel has settled up with Jason Hoppy on getting divorced -- TMZ has learned ... but there are still many loose ends.Sources connected with the case tell TMZ ... both Bethenny and Jason… READ MORE >

Bethenny Frankel -- King of Pop?

Bethenny Frankel
King of Pop?

Here's former "Real Housewives of NYC" star Bethenny Frankel in Manhattan on Thursday (left) -- and late King of Pop Michael Jackson back in 1993 (right).She's a PYT.We're just sayin'. READ MORE >

- 1131 days ago
Bethenny Frankel -- Divorce War Does the Body Good!

Bethenny Frankel
Divorce War Does the Body Good!

Bethenny Frankel can definitely stomach a messy divorce.While in the middle of a contentious breakup from her estranged husband Jason Hoppy, the 42-year-old former "Real Housewives of NYC" star… READ MORE >

- 1134 days ago
Bethenny Frankel's Husband Declares Divorce War

Bethenny Frankel
Hubby Declares DIVORCE WAR

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… READ MORE >

- 1222 days ago
Bethenny Frankel -- I Want Child Support From My Ex!

Bethenny Frankel
I Want Child Support ... From My Ex!

Bethenny Frankel means business, even in divorce.  She wants Jason to pay child support and a lot more ... TMZ has learned.TMZ broke the story ... Bethenny filed for divorce last week against… READ MORE >

- 1239 days ago
Bethenny Frankel Files for Divorce

Bethenny Frankel
Files for Divorce

Bethenny Frankel is taking her split from Jason Hoppy to the next level ... she's filed for divorce, TMZ has learned. According to court records in New York, Frankel began the divorce process by… READ MORE >

- 1241 days ago
Bethenny Frankel -- 'Real Housewives' Star Separates from Husband

Bethenny Frankel
'Real Housewives' Star Separates from Husband

"Real Housewives of New York City" star Bethenny Frankel will soon no longer be a wife ... she's splitting up from her husband Jason Hoppy. Frankel released a statement today, saying, "This… READ MORE >

- 1254 days ago
Bethenny Frankel -- Skinnygirl in a Bikini

Bethenny Frankel
Skinnygirl in a Bikini

"Bethenny Ever After" star Bethenny Frankel showed off her "Real Housewives" bikini body in a sexy two-piece in Miami on Monday.The 41-year-old Skinnygirl cocktail mogul is intoxicating. READ MORE >

- 1554 days ago
'Bethenny Ever After' -- Landlord Sues Over Alleged House Jacking

'Bethenny Ever After'
Landlord Sues Over Alleged House Jacking

Several recent episodes of "Bethenny Ever After" seriously pissed off some landlord in Malibu -- who's now suing the people behind the show, claiming they invaded his beachfront house to tape the… READ MORE >

- 1658 days ago
Skinnygirl Margarita Is Full of Crap ... Says Lawsuit

Skinnygirl Margarita
is Full of CRAP ... says Lawsuit

It ain't just Whole Foods that has an issue with the ingredients in Bethenny Frankel's Skinnygirl Margarita -- now, a class action lawsuit has been filed against the company that owns the… READ MORE >

- 1726 days ago

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