I used to really like Bethenny Frankel. Hand to God, I was genuinely bummed out when she left The Real Housewives of New York. But recently, somewhere in between her bogus "stranded boat" story and her lying (by omission) about how much she made from her Skinnygirl sale, I don't know, she's started to irritate me.
And I don't want her to! I love loving celebrities! There are so few left that I unabashedly heart, when I find one, I try to hold on to them with the same zeal one would hold on to the Heart of the Ocean. I can't help how I feel, though. Bethenny Frankel, as amusing and entertaining as she once was to me, is off my list.
Which is why I'm glad the Bethenny Frankel talk show is officially a no-go.
In case you didn't know, the Bravo star was shopping around a daytime talk program to all the major networks for fall of 2012. Unfortunately -- or fortunately -- not a one took the bait.
Now, I'm not celebrating the talk-show-that-will-never-be because I'm all aboard the anti-Bethenny train these days, I'm celebrating it because, well, I don't think the world needs more Bethenny Frankel. She created an impressive empire. I think if she oversaturates the public with herself (which she's already precariously close to doing -- she has drinks, books, TV shows), she could harm that. Nobody wants too much of anybody. I mean, the Kardashians are one thing -- they sort of just sit there and giggle and look pretty. Bethenny, with her strong personality, is an entirely different beast.
I hope she's not sad, though. Even if I don't love Bethenny anymore, doesn't mean I wish ill on her. Hopefully, she'll manage to, somehow, find solace in the millions of dollars and lovely family she already has. Be strong, girl.
Were you hoping for a Bethenny Frankel talk show? Do you like Bethenny?
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