So Much Drama & HEARTBREAK
Her Boyfriend Overdosed
On Aug. 10, Bethenny’s banker beau, Dennis Shields, was found dead of an apparent Oxycontin overdose at the age of 51. “They may have been on/off,” said a pal, “but she never stopped loving him.”
She Lost Her Closest Friend
Carole Radziwill accused Bethenny of talking behind her back, and the pair had such an ugly falling out that Carole wound up leaving the show.
She Misses Her Beloved Dog
Late last year, the Skinnygirl mogul’s 17-year-old pup, Cookie, passed away. “My furry first baby,” she wrote, “may your next life be as beautiful as this one was.”
Her Brush With Death
In early December, Bethenny was rushed to the hospital due to a fish allergy. “I couldn’t talk, see,” said the Housewife, who credits an Epipen and boyfriend Paul Bernon with saving her life.
Reopening the Ex-files
In an ongoing custody battle over 8-yearold Bryn, Jason Hoppy’s lawyer questioned Bethenny’s fitness as a mom, even demanding she be tested for drugs and alcohol.
Besties no more!