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Bethenny Frankel Details 'Traumatic' Divorce, Ex Jason Hoppy's Lawyer Calls Her Insensitive

by Jennifer Drysdale 12:33 PM PDT, September 14, 2016
Playing Bethenny Frankel Details 'Traumatic' Divorce, Ex Jason Hoppy's Lawyer Calls Her Insensitive

Bethenny Frankel's ex-husband, Jason Hoppy, isn't happy with her recent statements about their "divorce from hell."

In a new interview with Us Weekly, Frankel opens up about her "traumatic" divorce battle with the 46-year-old pharmaceutical sales exec, and now Hoppy's attorney, Bernard Clair is speaking out on his behalf. 

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In a statement obtained by ET, Clair, who represented Hoppy in his divorce from Frankel, calls the Bravo star "insensitive," and her stories "unproven allegations."

"These retreads of unproven allegations say more about the seeming insensitivity of a parent of a young child who will one day possess the wherewithal to read old, stale and irrelevant articles and internet postings than it says about Jason, who is productively moving on with his post-divorce life and has no time to engage with his ex-wife on this subterranean level," Clair states. 

While Frankel doesn't speak about the details of her divorce agreement with Hoppy, she didn't hold back when it came to sharing the "traumatic" details of her marriage and bitter split.

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"I have cried enough tears to fill the Hudson River," Frankel tells Us Weekly. "I'd think, how could this go on for so long? Four years on a two-year marriage!"

Frankel and Hoppy met in a New York City club in November 2008. Within 11 months, they were engaged with a baby on the way. While Frankel now admits their relationship had "cracks," before they exchanged vows, the two nevertheless went forward with their March 2010 wedding.

"You get on the ride, you want things to be perfect, and now you're pregnant and doing a wedding and the world is watching," the Skinnygirl mogul says.

"Maybe I didn't love myself enough to make the right choice," she adds. "I think people in a relationship should be fundamentally similar. I didn't realize how far apart we were."

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According to Frankel, part of what separated the couple was that Hoppy "resented" her success. "There can be issues when a woman is more famous and has a bigger income than the man," she explains.

Frankel eventually filed for divorce in Janurary 2013, with a custody agreement involving their now 6-year-old daughter, Bryn, finalized in June 2014. 

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Hoppy and Frankel's divorce was eventually finalized in July, and Frankel -- who says she ripped up her divorce docs and threw them in the indoor pool at the Four Seasons, where she and Hoppy tied the knot -- is now happily moving on with a new man, banker Dennis Shields.

"Integrity and kindness are so much more important than I ever realized," Frankel shares of her new relationship with the single father, "because I didn't realize how many people don't have it."

"One day, that will be just a blip on the screen, a scene on a reality show," she notes of her volatile divorce from Hoppy. "I long for that to happen."

"I feel like I'm finally getting back to center," she concludes. "I'd say I'm in the best place of my life."

--Additional Reporting by Rande Iaboni

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