Bethenny Frankel 'Feels' For Fellow Housewives NeNe Leakes And Lisa Vanderpump - Find Out Why
The Real Housewives of New York star Bethenny Frankel feels for two of the Bravo franchises most famous stars, NeNe Leakes and Lisa Vanderpump.
Frankel is no holds bar and is all about speaking her mind. It has endured her some tough times on the RHONY , which is why she sympathizes with Leakes and Vanderpump. Both ladies are in the middle of seasons where they been under an extreme amount of scrutiny form their cast members.
"I really feel for them," the 48-year-old shared with People magazine at the grand opening of the new Godiva Café in New York City.
The Real Housewives of Atlanta star, Leakes, has been in the hot seat this season for calling out members of her cast, such as Porsha Williams and Cynthia Bailey , for not being supportive friends.
Leakes is also struggling to deal with her husband, Gregg Leakes battle with stage 3 colon cancer. The 51-year-old has shared Gregg has become "grump" and "mean" when the cameras aren't rolling, leaving her home life, not in the best state.
Vanderpump is still reeling from the shocking suicide death of her brother Mark, almost one year ago. Anyone who follows The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is fully aware of the embroiled fight between Vanderpump, Kyle Richards Lisa Rinna, and Dorit Kemsley involving what is being called PuppyGate. Their fractured friendship and drama have been the top storyline of the current season.
Frankel is an avid fan of both shows and relates to both women. She has nothing but sympathy for each of them.
"Going through cancer, as a spouse of someone with cancer, we don't really know what's going on in their relationship, and people are so quick to judge. I think it was really human and I related to her when she just cracked. She's been on camera so long that she could have hidden that," the Skinnytaste mogul said in response to Leakes.
Although Frankel is close friends with Richards and Rinna that doesn't mean she is against Vanderpump, who is an original cast member. She understands that sometimes all of the ladies need to take a step back.
"She's been on since the beginning, and she's a very successful businesswoman. The show's doing incredibly well, and for everyone, sometimes it just gets to be too much. I get that she needed to take a step back," expressed Frankel who also made it clear she has nothing but love for all the women in the Bravo franchise.
Bethenny Frankel feels sympathy for both NeNe Leakes and Lisa Vanderpump, as they both face tough seasons on their respective shows. The RHONY star is not taking sides but instead trying to share her perspective on the drama involving both ladies.