Bethenny Frankel Calls It Quits on Her Reality Show -- Thank God!

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bethenny frankelBethenny Frankel talked with reporters over the weekend about the status of her Bravo reality show, Bethenny Ever After, and explained that this season would be its last. To which I say: Thank god. It's not that we don't love watching her show, it's certainly a guilty pleasure. Bryn is too cute for words and Bethenny's one-liners and Jason Hoppy's eye roles make us laugh. But her show came under fire this summer after that whole fake lost-at-sea story and I think she's right to stop with the charades and throw in the towel after this possibly ill-fated third season airs.

Bravo says nothing's been finalized yet, but I think Bethenny would be making the right decision if she called it quits on her show. No need to beat a dead horse.

Bethenny told the press that she, understandably, doesn't want Bryn growing up on TV and that if she stopped doing the show, she could focus more on her Skinnygirl empire. I guess that means that besides the cleanses, the diet plans, the booze, and the odd lounge gear, there will be even more Skinnygirl products on the market in 2012. I don't know whether that's a good or a bad thing, but I guess we'll find out.

It will be somewhat sad to see her series come to an end but it's not like we won't be seeing Bethenny ever again. She seems to be Bravo's darling so I'm sure she'll pop up now and again on the network. I'm sure she'll swing by the Bravo clubhouse to be a guest on Andy Cohen's Watch What Happens Live -- I hope she becomes a regular on that show and rips into the new Housewives like only Bethenny can.

Anyway, good for her for realizing when something has run its course. Stepping away from the camera can't be easy for her, but I think she's making the right decision for her career and her family. After all, the writers must be running out of  ideas for Bethenny's "reality show." There's only so many times one can argue about over-packing, the in-laws, and oceanic navigation, right?

Do you think Bethenny should make a fourth season of Bethenny Ever After, or quit after this upcoming third season?

 

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Akgirl85 Akgirl85

I've always liked her, and I like her more now for quitting. I always saw her show as a one time thing anyway, to show the wedding, pregnancy, and childbirth. I don't want to watch her child grow up though.

pamf246 pamf246

i will miss  her and  i was hopeing  she would take it  in a different direction . like maybe a real day food gym and  such help us out to be better  and  healthier . will ms bryn . cause she is a cutey . wish her  the  best .  maybe  cookie and   could do a  show with jason for nick  lol


 

nonmember avatar Anna

She has plent of money, to get by she can stop when she wants to.

bette... betterdaysahead

Sometimes you just have to leave stuff .... I think she should go now before her "brand" gets too over exposed ala Kardashian and all of us start going "oh not this girl again" right now we still love you Bethanny. quit while your ahead.

Wendy... WendyF062204

I LOVE Bethenny and watching her and her family. I would hope for more, but I will also respect her decision no matter which way she goes. And I completely support and understand her not wanting Bryn to be raised in the public eye. It just shows me (even more) what a fantastic mother she is! I'll surely miss my dose of the "HOPPY'S" though. Best of luck and God Bless the entire family. :)

nonmember avatar Fanny

She looks like "Droopy Dog". I won't miss her jowls.

nonmember avatar Becca

Bravo is cable and has a limited audience, it's not like Bethany is really a household name. I think it's a bit premature to call her 3rd season "ill-fated." She ambitious and driven and even if she's not filming everyday, she won't be lounging on the beach, she's not that type. I like her and wish her continued success. She's the only one of the "housewives" I could ever stand.

nonmember avatar Emmyr1227

I really hope she changes her mind I love her and I wish she would keep going I love watching her, bryn, and Jason as a family!!!

nonmember avatar Lana Skinner

Eye "roles"??? Seriously?? Do his eyes go on auditions when he is busy? A journalist who doesn't know the difference between "roles" and "rolls". I think this just goes to prove that our school systems are failing.

ashja ashja

Bye, jowls. Lord help that child!

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