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Someone here is a big, FAT liar!
In the August 29 issue of In Touch magazine, Skinny Cow's founder Sam Pugliese claims Bethenny Frankel got the idea for Skinnygirl Cocktails from his ice cream company.
Not only did the Real Housewives star steal his brand's name, he says she went to his office a couple of years ago to ask for business advice.
According to Pugliese:
"I tried to help her, but … she's a little wacky — I basically threw her out of my office."
On Wednesday, the RHONY personality released a statement, denying these accusations!
According to a Skinnygirl spokesperson:
Say it ain't so, Bethenny Frankel!
According to Frankel, this season of RHONY turned into an ugly and "dramatic" ordeal which culminated in an explosive reunion episode. In fact, the typically tough reality star described it as a particularly difficult taping.
Yikes! We wonder if the drama had to do with Sonja Morgan allegedly ripping off the momma's Skinny Girl brand. Or maybe it was about Luann De Lesseps' questionable engagement to Tom D'Agonisto Jr.!
Speaking on the draining reunion, B.F. explained:
We're glad Luann De Lesseps set the record straight on this one!
In an interview with Us Weekly, Luann opened up on the drama surrounding her wedding invitations.
For those not keeping up with the Real Housewives universe, Ms. De Lesseps caused some controversy last week when it was revealed she wouldn't invite most of her RHONY costars to her upcoming nuptials in January. At the time, only Dorinda Medley and Jill Zarin were invited to the glamorous Palm Beach, Florida affair.
Considering most of the ladies have a BIG problem with Lu's fiancé Tom D' Agostino Jr., fans weren't too surprised Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan, and Bethenny Frankel got the boot. Ramona and Sonja did once date Tom, after all!
On the other hand, some viewers felt the reality star was being a little too bitter about the whole thing. Diehard fans called out the New York resident for throwing away years of
filming friendship over some petty drama.
According to Lu, however, RHONY devotees can rest easy because she's still not done with her guest list!
The Countess revealed:
Bethenny Frankel attended the super VIP Coldplay concert at the intimate Stephen Talkhouse on Sunday in the Hamptons — and even though she was surrounded by everyone from Beyoncé to Christie Brinkley to Gwyneth Paltrow, it sounds like she definitely let her inner RHONY star come out to play.
One witness said:
"Bethenny was annoyed that the women were standing [in her way] and was really nasty, asking them to move. She got so annoyed, she ordered [a drink and] then threw [it] at the women . . . They were speechless."
Another source added of the situation:
The Countess is counting her entire wedding guest list, and not everyone is invited!
On New Year's Eve in Palm Beach, FL, Real Housewives star Luann de Lesseps is getting married to fiancé Tom D'Agostino!
But before you think the entire cast of RHONY is going to be there when she cuts her cake… THINK AGAIN!
According to sources, Dorinda Medley is the only one from the current cast who got a Save the Date. Other Housewives in attendance include Jill Zarin and RHOM's Marysol Patton.
This means Sonja Morgan, Ramona Singer, and Bethenny Frankel were not invited as of today. Shade, shade, shade!
Luann's relationship with D'Agostino has been extremely criticized throughout the entire season. As we reported, the businessman has been sleeping with Sonja for TEN YEARS, and was even caught on camera flirting with Ramona during season one.
Something tells us the Countess' fellow co-stars are NOT cool getting snubbed!
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Bethenny better be careful… or else she may not have many friends left in NYC!
Not only is Jules getting attention for her very brave eating disorder plotline, but her pending divorce from husband Michael Wainstein has been making international headlines for just how crazy it is!
However, it seems as though the mother-of-two's lawyers now want her to keep quiet about the proceedings, because she stopped by Watch What Happens Live! after Wednesday night's RHONY… and she could barely find the words for any of Andy Cohen's questions.
Luckily, her BFF Dorinda Medley was right by her side to serve as a mouthpiece, and she actually confirmed that while Jules and Michael are still living together… her bestie DID in fact know his mistress after all!
On the other hand, Bethenny made sure to live-tweet her frenemies' episode, where she pretty much called Jules a cheater as well, saying:
DAYUM. Andy Cohen ain't playin'!
It's no secret that Bethenny Frankel has been questioning the validity of Countess LuAnn de Lesseps' engagement already this season… but now the other Real Housewives of New York are following her suit.
That's because on Wednesday's all new episode of the docuseries, both Ramona Singer and Sonja Morgan dropped revelations about Lu's relatively new fiancé Tom D'Agostino, Jr. — and Bravo actually brought the video evidence to back them up!
As you may remember, Sonja had already divulged to the ladies that she had been sleeping with Tom for TEN YEARS prior to the proposal… but when Ramona echoed her story, Bravo actually found footage of the husband-to-be flirting with the RHONY OG and her friends way back in Season One!!!
Pair that with next week's teaser suggesting that Bethenny will most likely tell LuAnn about the video she has of Tom making out with another woman… we're starting to wonder if we'll ever even make it to a wedding?!
Craziness. All around.
Ch-ch-check out the highlight of Wednesday night's RHONY (below)!!!