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Bethenny Frankel: Women, This Is Not How It Works

Bethenny is seeing a pattern when it comes to Sonja's attempts at business.

By Bethenny Frankel

Come on Sonja, it's like you're an actress now. "Bethenny didn’t RSVP, so I guess that means she's coming." Since when is that what that means? You know I'm not coming because Ramona told you, and because you know we haven't spoken in months.

And please stop deflecting onto Ramona your substance abuse issues. That's just cowardly. Own your own stuff.

The medium. Well, since having my own talk show and having these characters on, I have become quite skeptical. I unsuccessfully tried to not block her, but I wasn't buying it.

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Dorinda has told the loose change story before, Richard and John are very common and very googleable names, and who doesn't have a photo of them with a parent? I don't know. I wasn't seeing the light.

I look nothing like my mother, and it has been widely publicized that I said I wouldn't get married again. Google it. Also, my father would definitely ask about my insane divorce, and he would make some nasty comment about my choice in men or the success in my career. I had to get out of there.

I was genuinely so happy to not be in the middle of the drama that I was more interested in just shoveling in cheese.

The Skinnygirl Protein Shake and Bar launch. I really do work like a dog, and it is so challenging running a business and a brand. Most of it isn't glamorous but more like a grind. It is my mission to help women in business and give them inspiration and guidance but also to not fool them into thinking you go on TV and voila you have a business.

Sonja has had: an event company, a jewelry line, toaster, nigerian football team, fashion line, and now a Prosecco--none of which have come to fruition. It is laughable but more sad. Women, this is not how it works. This is the problem when being a reality star is your actual job versus having a career the show follows. People create imaginary businesses to stay relevant.

Dorinda is right that there is room for everyone. I singlehandedly cracked the code and invented a category in the spirits industry, and it was next to impossible.

Ramona, Teresa, Kathy Wakile, NeNe, Vicki, and the OC girls and more have all followed suit. I know the numbers and believe me, it isn't easy and almost all have discontinued or are currently a vanity play. I have begrudged none of them. There is room for everyone, and I hit it out of the park. I believe people are wondering how I will feel about Tipsy Girl because Sonja has a drinking problem. I have a brand called Skinnygirl including a Prosecco, and I am supposedly her mentor who had no idea. Please note, the product is not available for sale. This may just be another sideshow to stay on the main show.

We will address this more next week.

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