Frankel and her team helped people who survived natural disasters in Puerto Rico, Houston, Mexico City.Bethenny Frankel has been battling her ex-husband, Jason Hoppy, in court for years and this past year, she had to deal with the death of her on-again-off-again ex Dennis Shields.But, she has spoken about him several times on the show.In fact, she talked about a terrifying incident where he saved her life.Shields appeared on the just a couple of times, as Frankel kept their relationship away from the cameras.According to the New York Times, Shields reportedly collapsed inside his home at Trump Tower, in New York City, after asking his assistant to buy him Narcan after he took too much Oxy Contin. According to The Blast, Shields’ cause of death has been listed as “undetermined” because no autopsy was performed. There’s nothing to say.” Then, Andy Cohen asked her about it on the show’s reunion and Frankel was back and forth with her answer.However, following months of speculation, it was confirmed on October 20, 2014, that Bethenny would return to the cast for the seventh season of the show as a main housewife after three seasons absent.In August 2019, just days before filming started on the 12th season of The Real Housewives of New York, Frankle announced she was not going to return to focus on her personal life.
She created an exercise DVD, Body by Bethenny, in spring 2010 and an audio book, The Skinnygirl Rules, which summarized her two prior books.had an encounter with an ex-boyfriend during a recent episode of the show.She was getting ready for a party at her new home and was trying to get everything done at once.You know, someone told me he fell the day before on a boat and then, did he take something ‘cause he was in pain? He’s dead.” She continued, “Like, it doesn’t matter. Let me put the pieces of the puzzle together.”A few months after Shields died, Frankel began dating a new man named Paul Bernon, who she knew prior to Shields’ death.Unlike Shields, Frankel has not wanted her new boyfriend to appear on her reality show, as she revealed on the 2019 reunion.