Bethenny Frankel Talks ‘RHONY’ Return After Fans Ask for Comeback

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Bethenny Frankel rose to fame due to The Real Housewives of New York City. The former Housewives star left the present for the second time simply forward of season 12, which is at the moment airing on Bravo. Fans have been clamoring for her comeback ever since. Frankel was just lately requested about the potential of her return to the franchise and she or he defined.

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Bethenny Frankel says producers gave her the ‘middle finger’

Frankel’s exit shook the entire RHONY solid and through the season 12 premiere, there was a second devoted to her announcement. Ramona Singer, Luann de Lesseps, Sonja Morgan, and the remainder of her former co-stars reacted to information she was leaving the present. The Skinny Girl founder noticed the episode and was not proud of what they did.

“The beginning of the show was the proverbial middle finger to me,” she stated earlier this 12 months in an interview with Extra. “The women have definitely had some unpleasant things to say about me… I wish them well.”

Frankel then took a dig on the present that afforded her the house to advertise her model when she was beginning out.

“The rankings general in tv have by no means been increased and maybe the rankings on Real Housewives aren’t doing effectively as a result of it’s type of not perhaps the content material that’s inspiring folks to do what they should do proper now,” Frankel added. “Or maybe they want to watch the news or something uplifting or some way to pay it forward.”

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Fans need her again

Even although Frankel implied that The Real Housewives franchise was happening the deep finish, followers have nonetheless been asking for the outspoken actuality TV character to return. She was just lately seen with Andy Cohen and sparked rumors they had been perhaps negotiating a comeback for season 13. In a current interview, Frankel revealed if she can be down to look on RHONY and maintain an apple once more.

“There have been a lot of questions about that and a lot of rumbling,” she advised Fortune. “I’m humbled by the threads and the comments. I honestly am stunned, I haven’t been watching. I saw the first episode and part of another one, so I don’t know what’s going on there.”

“There’s a lot of talk about what’s going on there, and I read comments that people say to me, ‘Please come back,’ and ‘Please save the show,’” she continued. “It’s all flattering, and I wish the girls well. I’m doing other things though, and I just don’t know how that really would fit into my life as is.”

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Does Andy Cohen need her to return?

Back in September 2019 and within the aftermath of Frankel leaving RHONY, Cohen shared his sentiments on his SiriusXM present. At the time he stated he had hopes that Frankel would return to the present sooner or later as she had achieved prior to now.

“She already left is what we need to remember,” Cohen stated. “So, we were so lucky to have these last seasons with her on it. I just am living in the gratitude of her second return, and I will hopefully live in the gratitude of her third return. Because we are much like the mob, you can’t get out. And I, I do hope and think that she will come back sometime.”

For now, Frankel is concentrated on her HBO Max actuality competitors collection, The Big Shot, slated to premiere quickly.

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