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Bethenny Frankel may not have been a part of Season 12 of The Real Housewives of New York City, having announced her departure after Season 11, but her name still came up during this season's reunion. Most notably, it occurred in Part 2 of the RHONY Season 12 reunion, which aired on September 17, when it was suggested that Bethenny was responsible for bringing this season's new Housewife Leah McSweeney into the group.
"Bethenny gave us 30 names, and one of them was Leah," host Andy Cohen clarified during the reunion. "Leah was also on the name of our casting producer's list."
But when Bethenny herself appeared on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen: @ Home on September 24, she made a correction to Andy's statement (clip above). "Oh, I have a bone to pick with you! I'm gonna check you, boo," Bethenny said, quoting the iconic Shereé Whitfield. "I did refer Leah and seven other people, and I've got the receipts — not 30."
Andy then elaborated on his previous reunion statement. "I don't know where I came up with 30, but I will say, you have been sending us, and one thing that I've said, you sent us Aviva Drescher," Andy told Bethenny on WWHL: @ Home. "You have sent us names, whether you've been on the show or not been on the show. Through the entire run of the show you've been sending us names."
Bethenny made it clear that she really doesn't have any hard feelings about Andy misspeaking during the reunion. "I love what you guys are doing, and I love you," she told Andy. "And I just wanted to say that because I got messages about it from the reunion."
Strangely enough, both Bethenny and Leah confirmed that they have yet to meet each other. "I haven't met her, and she's coming in hot and disruptive and that seems to be working," Bethenny said on WWHL: @Home before telling Andy, "I'm happy for giving you a parting gift, and I'm still waiting for my edible fruit arrangement or my muffin basket. But you take me out to dinner when we see each other, so I think that's fine."
There's more RHONY on the way! Tune in to a special "Secrets Revealed" episode featuring never-before-scene footage of Season 12 on Thursday, October 1 at 9/8c.
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