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Bethenny Frankel Fans Freak Over Too-Skinny Pic

Some commenters think she looks 'unhealthy' in Facebook photo

(Newser) - Bethenny Frankel, the Real Housewives star and purveyor of Skinnygirl cocktails who recently posted a picture of herself wearing pajamas meant for a 4-year-old , has once again freaked out fans with a picture posted on social media. This time, the Facebook photo posted Tuesday shows Frankel posing with her new... More »

Bethenny Frankel, Hubby Separating

Split with Jason Hoppy brings her 'great sadness,' reality star says

(Newser) - Bethenny Frankel, former Real Housewife of New York City, may be about to become a Real House Ex-Wife of New York City. She and husband Jason Hoppy are splitting up, she tells the AP . "This was an extremely difficult decision that as a woman and a mother, I have... More »

Colbert Reenacts Housewives Catfight

We'd pay to watch a Housewives series starring him

(Newser) - Whether you love the Real Housewives and Stephen Colbert…or hate the Real Housewives and love Stephen Colbert, you should appreciate this clip. Last night on the Colbert Report , Stephen and Bravo exec Andy Cohen hilariously reenacted one of the melodramatic season 2 fights between New York Housewives Bethenny Frankel... More »

6 Body Image Lessons ... From Reality Stars

Believe it or not, they can teach us something

(Newser) - If you want to learn some real body-image lessons, just watch reality TV. No, not The Biggest Loser or Celebrity Fit Club—typical trashy reality shows, starring such beloved household names as Snooki and Heidi. Here are the sometimes inspiring, sometimes scary lessons they’ve taught Leslie Goldman of the... More »

Real Housewife Slags Critic on Amazon, Gets Caught

Jill Zarin isn't very good at using fake identities

(Newser) - Note to Jill Zarin: Next time you anonymously plug your own book on Amazon.com, perhaps you should not list your real birthday on your fake profile. Also not a good idea: Linking your fake profile to a wish list with items on it for your real husband and daughter.... More »

Housewife Drank While Preggo

New parenting book is unorthodox, to say the least

(Newser) - Alex McCord has written a parenting book as only a Real Housewife of New York could: It involves tales of sipping champagne while in labor. “Throughout my pregnancy, I gave into every craving I felt,” writes McCord in Little Kids Big City. “When I wanted to have... More »

Real Housewife Frankel Preggers

Bethenny gets a fiancé, a baby, and her own spin-off, conveniently enough

(Newser) - Real Housewives of New York’s Bethenny Frankel announced her engagement over the weekend—but failed to mention she’s also pregnant. It will be the first child for the 38-year-old reality star, who is also—coincidentally?—getting her own spin-off show. A source close to Frankel tells Perez Hilton... More »

Housewife, Osmond Ream Jon

Gosselin defends himself against odd pairing of singer, Bethenny Frankel

(Newser) - His reality show may be washed up, but you just can't keep Jon Gosselin off TV. The octodad subjected himself to yet more pounding on the Insider last night, this time by—of all people—Donny Osmond and Real Housewife of New York Bethenny Frankel. Frankel doled out the tough... More »

Real Housewives Spawns Fashion Line

Plus, NeNe Leakes calls out co-star Kim Zolciak for stealing her song

(Newser) - Not sure what to wear as you lounge around in your fancy house, engaging in catfights with your neighbors while your reality TV show's cameras roll? Never fear: The Real Housewives fashion line hits a store near you this fall. The collection, inspired by Bravo’s franchise, will consist of... More »

Reality Catfight: Bethenny Frankel Disses Rachel Zoe

Calls stylist BS, Zoe tweets back 'u r insane'

(Newser) - After watching an episode of the Rachel Zoe Project on Monday, "Real Housewife" Bethenny Frankel tweeted of her old friend, "Wondering if I'm the only one who can't get over the self-important nonsense that is Rachel Zoe. Wow," the New York Daily News reports. Zoe shot back... More »

Count Denies Reunion With Real Housewife

Looks like she'll lose her countess title after all

(Newser) - Will real housewife of New York City LuAnn de Lesseps remain a countess and a housewife? It seemed so yesterday, when a source told the New York Post her French aristocrat hubby was looking to get back into her good graces after splitting with his Ethiopian princess girlfriend. But not... More »

NYC Prep Paints Sad Picture of City's Excess

Parents, schools angry at 'manipulative' show

(Newser) - Post-crash New York City has become a symbol of spiritual emptiness, writes Vanessa Grigoriadis for New York magazine. NYC Prep is the latest reality show to exploit this symbolism, allowing the rest of America to watch Manhattan’s lost souls—this time, teenagers—pursue decadence and social standing. In the... More »

Real Housewife Still Battling Bruised 'Jilted Moron'

Kelly Bensimon in court next month to answer domestic violence charges

(Newser) - Raw nerves are definitely not settling down between wacky New York City Real Housewife Kelly Bensimon and the ex-beau she's accused of attacking. Nick Stefanov filed a police report that she gave him a black eye and face gash. “What guy does that? He acted like he was Rihanna,... More »

Real Housewives' Kelly Hit With Bling Suit

She stole jewelry design, claims former colleague

(Newser) - Headline-grabbing former model Kelly Bensimon has been slapped with a lawsuit claiming she stole a design for a jewelry line that she's been hawking on the hit show Real Housewives of New York City. A former colleague of Bensimon says she created the owl pendant that's the basis for the... More »

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