Bethenny Frankel Slams Carole Radziwill’s Ex After He Asks to Be Compensated for Charity Shoot


Bethenny Frankel‘s outspoken personality and no-nonsense attitude made her a star on The Real Housewives of New York City. But her “mention it all” mouth might have gone a little too far with Carole Radziwill.

On Wednesday’s episode, the 47-year-old Skinnygirl mogul admitted to fellow New York Housewife Dorinda Medley that she might have crossed the line with Radziwill when she criticized her on-again, off-again boyfriend Adam Kenworthy.

It all started when Frankel and her charity organization B Strong were beginning their relief efforts in Houston, Texas, for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, the Category 3 storm that left 336,000 residents without without electricity in August and led to the deaths of 103 people.

Of course, the 2017 Hurricane season would produce two more hurricanes, Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. And the devastation both left behind in their wake would become a major focus of Frankel’s time, especially in Puerto Rico — where Frankel started a movement, raising money, gathering resources and making multiple trips over many months to offer hands-on help and support.

But back then, it was just Houston, and Frankel was hoping 32-year-old Kenworthy — a skilled photographer — might be able to come along and help document the process.

“I asked Adam to be part of this whole journey as a photographer,” Frankel recalled. “I emailed him when we were going to Houston and I said, ‘Are you available to come on a mission.’ He said, ‘What’s the ?’ ”

The question was something that took Frankel aback. “In the entire process of this charity, not one person has said, ‘What’s the comp?’ ” she told Medley. “All the people you met at the warehouse, they’re all nurses, teachers — they have nothing. They’re not as rich as Adam.”

When Frankel told Kenworthy, “there is no comp,” he declined — allegedly telling her, ” ‘I can’t really afford to not work next week.’ ”

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That didn’t make Frankel feel good. “It just rubbed me the wrong way,” she told Medley.

Frankel told Radziwill so much, but Radziwill, 54, didn’t mind it at first. But then Frankel said she got really real. “There’s been other things I’ve personally felt and I said, ‘I think he’s a bit of an operator,’ ‘ Frankel recalled. “And she goes, ‘Everyone’s an operator. Everyone who is successful in business is an operator. It’s good that he’s an operator. I’m glad that he’s a hustler.’ ”

“I aborted. I was like, ‘I shouldn’t have said anything,’ ” Frankel said. “I was trying to jam it back in. It’s honest but you don’t have to say everything you feel. It’s like if your mom likes your boyfriend, she doesn’t need to tell you everything she thinks.”

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