Bethenny Frankel is reportedly dating a younger man after splitting from Dennis Shields months ago.
According to a new report, the Real Housewives of New York City star is getting to know 37-year-old Russ Theroit, the founder and project manager of The Crew Events.
On Monday, June 12, E! News shared details about Frankel’s rumored new romance, claiming she and Theroit are keeping things casual for now. That said, an insider said Frankel and Theroit, who reportedly began dating a few months ago, “are very into each other.”
Around the time of E! News‘ report, the Daily Mail shared photos of Bethenny Frankel and her alleged new boyfriend spending time together on the beach in the Hamptons. In the photos, Frankel was seen hiding her brightly covered bikini underneath a white coverup while Theriot, who is also a model, walked beside her in a white T-shirt and black shorts.
The Daily Mail went on to reveal that despite the alleged couple’s recent beach outing, Bethenny Frankel is currently serious about her relationship with Theriot. Instead, a friend explained, the reality star is having fun as she stays busy with her career and young daughter, Bryn Casey Hoppy.
Before Bethenny Frankel reportedly struck up a romance with Theriot, she was involved in a months-long relationship with Dennis Shields. According to the report, Bethenny Frankel was friends with Shields for years before things between them took a romantic turn amid his divorce from his former wife.
Bethenny Frankel’s rumored new many has shared several photos with his followers on Instagram in recent months, but so far, the Real Housewives of New York City star hasn’t been seen.
Bethenny Frankel married Jason Hoppy in 2010, and two years later, the couple called it quits. However, despite their short marriage, the couple’s divorce wasn’t finalized until last summer, making it one of the longest divorces in Real Housewives history.
As for their daughter Bryn, the couple continues to share custody of the child and Frankel has often expressed heartache over missing special moments with her daughter on the Bravo reality series.
To see more of Bethenny Frankel and her co-stars, tune into The Real Housewives of New York City on Wednesday nights at 9 p.m. on Bravo TV.
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