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Are Carole Radziwill and Bethenny Frankel Too Hard on Jules Wainstein?

The #RHONY writer weighs in on the trio's relationship on #WWHL.

By Jocelyn Vena
Are Carole & Bethenny Too Hard on Jules?

Neither Carole Radziwill nor Bethenny Frankel are holding back this season on The Real Housewives of New York City — especially when it comes to RHONY newbie Jules Wainstein. When Carole stopped by Watch What Happens Live on Wednesday, she shared with a caller if she thinks that she and the Skinnygirl mogul are sometimes too hard on the recently-separated mother of two.

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"'Mean girls' is very 8th grade language so I don’t think of it that way. We’re not hard on Jules at all. Jules is very open about her eating disorder. I think I’ve only had one conversation with her about it. She does have a lot of food issues, and the show mostly revolves around dinners and lunches and cocktails, so you’re around it a lot," she said, as we saw this week on RHONY when the ladies gathered to make pizza (clip below). "I don’t know. It’s this kind of thing where I just sometimes feel from her that it’s like look but don’t look, ask but don’t ask, and it’s just a very complicated thing to navigate. So, no, I don’t think we’re mean girls, but we’re not in 8th grade either."

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As for any viewers' perceptions that Carole and Bethenny often agree more than ever before, she also had something to say about that. "Do I agree with Bethenny all the time on the show? I guess so. I don't agree sometimes with how she delivers her message, but I think what she says is true and accurate," Carole said, in the clip, below. "Everything she said to Luann [in the Berkshires] I had already said, so I said both last year at the reunion. I just think the way I say it is different... so, yeah, I have my own opinions and a lot of times my opinion is that I agree with that Bethenny thinks."

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