Why Did Bethenny Frankel and Fredrik Eklund Fall Out?

Is there something worse than a Bravo breakup?

Once upon a time, “Million Dollar Listing” star Fredrik Eklund and “The Real Housewives of New York City” alum Bethenny Frankel was shut mates. The two even co-starred on a Bravo restricted collection “Bethenny and Fredrik.” The mates each had an identical curiosity in actual property, and Frankel usually listed her properties with the dad of two.

Sadly, their friendship went south. Earlier this yr, followers observed that Frankel listed her SoHo condo with none apart from Eklund’s co-star and competitor Ryan Serhant. At the time, each events stored quiet, however Eklund is now spilling the tea on what occurred.

Eklund chatted with Entertainment Tonight earlier this month and when requested if Frankel and Serhant bought the condo, he wasn’t afraid to provide a bit of shade.

“Well, did he promote it?” Fredrik requested whereas making use of lip balm. “This is my approach of giving shade, placing Chapstick on and pulling my glasses down. I do not know what to say. You know, I’m simply so completely happy to be right here with you calling in from Bel Air and speaking about different issues.”

Eklund Explained Nothing Major Caused Their Falling Out

While issues might have gone “bitter,” Eklund revealed that he principally had good recollections when it got here to the RHONY star. “I’ll all the time admire her,” he advised ET. “I really feel like she’s — effectively, she would not agree. She stated to me on the finish, we’re not mates as a result of we do not hang around, so I assume we’re not mates.”

He added, “I simply really feel prefer it was one thing that we tried — god, we tried! — not solely with the show, however this enterprise enterprise, which was very actual. And we have been going to put money into all these residences collectively, renovate them, after which it went bitter. It went actually bitter and it was very exhausting. And I simply stated, I do not wish to do it once more.”

Eklund confessed that the 2 did have a variety of “enjoyable” working collectively. “It does not take away how a lot enjoyable we had,” Eklund continued saying. “I’ve by no means, ever had extra enjoyable with anyone in my life than her. And she is aware of that, and she or he would in all probability agree. I imply, we have been on the ground crying, laughing. We are so– I imply, she known as me, like, a pregnant girl, which is completely true, as a result of I all the time have to pee, I’m all the time hungry, I’m so clumsy. And you understand, she is loopy good and humorous, however would I would like her itemizing? No. Ryan can have it.”

Eklund Once Called Frankel ‘Annoying’ & ‘Hurtful’

Looking again, the 2 might imagine the show did not assist their friendship. At the time of the show in 2018, Eklund and Frankel addressed how their relationship modified in the course of the fact.

“[Bethenny] tells the reality, she says how it’s,” Eklund advised Us Weekly on the time. “To me, it is really hurtful and annoying. She’s all the time very truthful does not matter the place you’re, who you’re talking with, what the topic is, it does not matter. It’s an excellent high quality, [but] very annoying once you’re on a tv show, [when] you are being recorded.”

Frankel responded, “We have totally different philosophies and alternative ways of doing enterprise. I’m very black and white and Fredrik can reside within the grey. I’m black and white about issues, and by the way in which, each is unhealthy and each is sweet about issues.”

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