Bethenny Frankel thought her divorce would obviously be as whirlwind as her marriage, a 'yeah didn't work out' and go about their merry ways kind of deal. But she forgot about the Jason Hoppy part of the equation. And perhaps embarking on a media tour to pedal her marriage woes immediately after filing for divorce where she asked for full custody didn't help things!
In response to Bethenny's behavior, it seems Jason is furious – and he is not going to easily back down to her demands! Please don't give her ammunition for another book, Jason! I beg of you. Source say the Bethenny Ever After star is shocked that Jason is fighting back – and she never expected him to raise a fuss.
"Bethenny thought she could just roll him over and get out with no hassle," a source close to Jason reveals. A new article by Us Weekly exposes their nasty divorce and Jason's determination to fight for both himself and Bryn!
This is the song divorce that doesn't end…yes it goes on and on my friends! Show of hands, who thought Bethenny Frankel and Jason Hoppy's divorce proceedings would go as smoothly as they both initially promised? Yeah, that's what I thought.
The battle for Bryn is now amping up as both Bethenny and Jason have filed for primary custody. Jason seems to want more stability for his young daughter, while the reality star/talk show host wants mommy-daughter bonding to occur while flitting around the world. Hmmm…middle ground shouldn't be too hard to find with these two. #goodluckhoppyyouregoingtoneedit
Ouch! The nasty-nasty divorce of Bethenny Frankel and Jason Hoppy is apparently getting nastier by the minute. Yesterday Jason finally responded with his own divorce filing and requested the exact same things Bethenny did when she filed two weeks ago – that means both are fighting for full custody of their daughter Bryn.
And apparently Jason is fed up with Bethenny's media pandering and retaliating by hitting her where it hurts the most by comparing her to her estranged mother Bernadette Birk!
According to a source close to Bethenny, “Jason and Bethenny have been arguing incessantly and the divorce is definitely turning nasty."
According to TMZ, Jason fired back by filing papers also seeking primary custody of two-year-old Bryn along with child support – and he is fighting fire with fire which basically means the easy-peasy peaceful divorce the Bethenny Ever After star has been sobbing about wanting to the media, isn't going to happen.
It seems as if things are proceeding quickly in the split. Now, just two weeks after filing for divorce, the Bethenny Ever After star has high-tailed it out of the home she shared with Jason. Where did show, you may wonder? Well, apparently, she's movin' on up…you know, to the East Side. She's now in a deluxe apartment in the sky. Seriously!
The thing I love about reality show gossip is that everyone gets to hear exactly what they want to hear. At least, that is certainly how it seems to be for the former Bethenny Ever After couple. Fans of Bethenny Frankel and Jason Hoppy's relationship will be happy to hear that some insiders think they could go the route of NeNe and Gregg Leakes and reconcile. Of course, these sources predict that it will happen right about the time that Bethenny's talk show debuts. Funny how that works, right?
On the flip side, for those of you for whom Bethenny grates on your last nerve, other insiders are claiming that Bethenny has already moved on with a mystery colleague. The scandal! See, it's a win/win when it comes to gossip!
You know it's a serious reality star divorce when everyone from lawyers to money mag writers are talking to any and all media outlets. It certainly won't be the last we hear about the divorce proceedings between Bethenny Frankel and Jason Hoppy.
Speaking to Celebuzz, celebrity attorney Raoul Felder gives his take on the Bethenny Ever After star's divorce. Known as the "Duke of Divorce," Raoul is not representing Bethenny, but he understands why she came out of the gate with such strong demands, including primary physical custody of Bryn, child support, and medical expenses. She can always compromise, but if she doesn't ask for certain things right out of the gate, she can't ask for them later. He shares, “There was nothing unusual here as she was claiming everything (in a bid) to protect herself, but things will change as the divorce progresses.”
He adds, “I understand they had a pre-nuptial agreement but Bethenny Frankel is very shrewd and she will not want to run up huge attorney’s fees and court costs in a protracted divorce. She will try and thrash-out an amicable deal and end this marriage in a quick and clean fashion. She was obviously unhappy in her marriage and called time on that and is now moving on the best way she can.”