In addition to landing a real estate spinoff on Bravo with friend and Million Dollar Listing NY star Fredrik Eklund, Bethenny will now be investing in – or trampling on – the dreams of would be entrepreneurs far and wide! In addition to Shark Tank’s standard panel, Bethenny will guest star when only four of the six “sharks” are present.
In what can only be described as a major burn, a rep for Alex Rodriguezis now publicly denying any claims/reports of a romance or flirting between Alex andKelly Bensimon.
This all stems from a report that magically found its way in the NYPost on Tuesday. The report not only claimed Alex was heavily flirting with the Real Housewives of New York City star, it also alleged they went on a date the next day.
“The whole story about Kelly and A-Rod is absolute, unadulterated hogwash,” his rep tells UsWeekly. “There were 1,500 people at that party at Wall, and Kelly was one of many that were clamoring to meet him,” a source added.
Ouch, but the burns did not end there. Another insider close to the pro baseball player added that Kelly “is not exactly his material,” calling their meeting “an accidental collision at a party.”
Seems like A-Rod’s on-again, off-again girlfriend CameronDiaz has nothing to worry about.
In other Kelly news, she also makes an appearance in the latest issue of In Touch magazine during which she tells the mag she wants some feminine curves. “I don’t want to be a stick figure,” she said. “I want to look like a woman.” Judging from her latest bikini photos, she has a long way to go. A scan of the In Touch story is below.
And just for old times sake, below are some tweets made by Kelly within the last 48 hours –
“gotta run, and do my head stand. its gonna be a crazy day, i need to be prepared.”
Now in it’s third week, SWTS can best be described as nothing short of a catastrophe. In addition to its bad host, bad judges, multiple injuries, and unknown stars, the show is also experiencing disastrous ratings that only continue to decline.
Just how bad are the ratings? Only 6 million viewers tuned in last week in comparison to the 19 millions viewers that routinely watched Dancing With The Stars. The ratings took an even bigger hit last night as only 5 million viewers tuned in.
“It really is,” Bethenny told reporters last week when asked if doing the show has proven difficult. “It’s like the Mafia, and I can’t get out because I’m committed and I love [my partner Ethan Burgess] and I have to do this now for him. But there are days that I’m like, ‘Why the heck did I do this’? But ultimately it is really fun.”
When it comes to the harsh criticism she has received from the judges, Bethenny joked, “I thought I was a badass. I thought I was phenomenal. I had the best time. I am the woman Johnny Weir wants to be and he clearly has an issue with that.”
And just last week, a fan asked Bethenny on Twitter if she wanted to get voted off. This was her reply – “I Love my partner&we pee laughing so I want to stay for that.plus grt for his career.”
According to the Post, a witness states Alex “had his arm ’round Kelly and they were flirting.” The two were then seen browsing art at the Convention Center the next day. Surely this story wasn’t leaked to the press by Kelly’s people.
And in a strange twist, the NYDailyNews reported back in April 2009 that A-Rod and Bethenny were hooking up, something Bethenny denied back then.
TELL US – SHOULD BETHENNY HAVE SAID NO TO SWTS? THOUGHTS ON THE KELLY & A-ROD STORY?
The Real Housewives of New York’s Bethenny Frankel has a new man in her life, and is going public with it. Bethenny is pictured above with her new boyfriend who according to this NY Times article is named Jason Hoppy.
Guess those A-rod rumors were simply rumors. Bethenny talked about Jason to the NYTimes, “My friends call him ‘Tenjune’ — that’s his name,” Ms. Frankel said, referring to the nightclub in the meatpacking district where the couple met. Mr. Hoppy, who says he works in real estate, saw Ms. Frankel getting attention from photographers, he said, and walked up and said something unprintable. She liked that.
Hoping this will be a lasting relationship for Miss Bethenny.
The NYDailyNews is reporting that The Yankees slugger was seen stepping out this weekend in Miami with The Real Housewives of New York star BethennyFrankel.
Alex Rodriguez and Bethenny allegedly shared an intimate dinner at a local restaurant on Friday night. Rodriguez then dropped off Frankel at the Fontainebleau Hotel around 12:30 a.m. Saturday. A source told The News’ Gatecrasher column last month that Frankel and A-Rod hooked up “three months ago” but that, after quickly rounding the bases, “A-Rod cut it off.”
Bethenny has laughed off these rumors saying, “We’re madly in love; we’re engaged. I fly to Miami every weekend. I’m in the front row when they’re playing. I never felt this way.” Before insisting, “No, I’ve never been in the same room with him,” adding, “Can it be George Clooney? Can’t it just be the celebrity I want to be aligned with?”