Bethenny Frankel seemingly has it all — an amazing career, a beautiful daughter, and all the clothes she could ever want — but the Real Housewives of New York star still feels lonely and scared from time to time.
In fact, in this flashback video from Season 8 above, Frankel finds out she has to have major surgery and gets emotional over the fact she doesn’t have a partner in her life, nor a close family member she can lean on.
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“But then I thought, God forbid if something happened to me. Imagine if she [daughter Bryn] had to be with him [ex-husband Jason Hoppy] always. That’s my worst nightmare,” she cries on a phone call with her friend.
Bethenny Frankel Breaks Down
“I don’t have a mother to call about this or a family member to call about this, so I don’t want to be dealing with this right now,” she explains. Watch the heartbreaking Real Housewives of New York video above to see how she’s dealing with all of this.