Bethenny Frankel will officially be returning to the Reality Show “The Real Housewives of New York City” for the upcoming seventh season of the show. The founder of Skinnygirl Cocktails, has authored four self-help books and hosted the talk show. Bethenny star confirmed the new herself on Monday on her blog.
“Bravo and I have maintained an incredible partnership and relationship over the years, which is something I am very proud of and grateful for. It really is where it all began for me, and you can’t forget where you came from,” the 43-year-old wrote. Frankel also revealed that her talk show lasted three seasons but now it is canceled said she wasn’t sure whether or not she was willing to “expose” herself to “any more public scrutiny.”
“After many years of hesitation, I have decided to return to my roots on The Real Housewives of New York City,” she wrote. “I have been through a long and arduous road since my departure, and I’m finally coming out on the other side. It finally feels right to go home again.”
Bravo confirmed the news on Monday in a press release; and RHONY exec producer Andy Cohen said in a statement, “Bethenny is one of the most popular Housewives in the history of the franchise, and I couldn’t be more excited she is coming home to Bravo!”
“I’m genuinely excited, with a side of slightly nervous, for my return to The Real Housewives of New York City,” Bethenny said in her statement. “Bravo has always been the place on television where I have the freedom to be unfiltered, honest and inappropriate, with an audience who has been with me from the beginning.”