Okay, so can we discuss Bethenny Frankel here for a second? Last night, the fateful "lost at sea" episode of Bethenny Ever After aired -- you know, the bogus one -- and wow, did I feel like I needed to shower after it was over. It was so uncomfortable to watch. I felt dirty and wrong for witnessing what I did.
So, full disclosure here: I'm sort of starting to feel like maybe -- maybe -- Jason isn't as great as everyone thinks he is. Who is? But no good is going to come from airing every single piece of their dirty laundry on television. Not only should their relationship problems not be public knowledge, each time an episode airs, they have to relive every nit-picky comment and argument in real life. It's like, don't you want a break from your issues, guys? I have anxiety just thinking about you two.
I understand that Bethenny is the star of a reality show, and this is what she (and we) signed up for. But is nothing sacred? Her marital problems are literally the main storyline in her show. That's not healthy. No one is 100 percent themselves in front of the camera -- even Bethenny. If they wanted to touch upon some of the issues, fine. But, I don't know, I think it's weird and uncomfortable to watch their relationship unravel before our very eyes. Even if it does make great TV.
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If what Bethenny's (constantly) saying is true and Jason is one way behind closed doors and a completely different way in front of the camera -- okay, I get it. That would be frustrating as hell. But I really can't imagine that he's that bad. Bethenny's a smart woman. Why would she marry someone who was a jerk? And we never get to hear Jason's side of the story -- ever. It's only what Bethenny tells us and anyone who will listen.
I'm sure Jason isn't the exact same person he was when he and Bethenny first met -- just like Bethenny isn't. And how can they be? They had a child and became millionaires all in the matter of a year and a half. But what I think Bethenny needs to understand is -- everything is basically on her watch, and everything revolves around her. Jason quit his job to help out with her business, and he follows her around to all of her events -- and from what it seems like, supports her. It's all Bethenny all the time. And that has to get irritating.
I hope that Jason and Bethenny do make it. I really liked them when they first got together. But I think they need to stop living every aspect of their lives so publicly -- even if it is kind of fascinating.
What do you think is going on in Jason and Bethenny's relationship?
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