Bethenny Frankel is allegedly spending time with a very wealthy male friend. The reality show star is supposedly leaning quite heavily on her billionaire buddy Warren Lichtenstein’s shoulder. Frankel and estranged husband Jason Hoppy is still sorting out the terms of their divorce and fighting over custody of their daughter, Bryn.
Frankel and Lichtenstein have supposedly been close friends for 20 years. Since her separation from Hoppy, the pair of pals have allegedly gotten even cozier, according to Radar Online. A source had this to say about Bethenny and Warren during an interview with US Weekly:
“They’re having a good time. He’s brilliant and wealthy. Jason couldn’t compete with Warren if he tried.”
Another source referred to Warren Lichtenstein as Bethenny Frankel’s invaluable friend. Whether or not Jason Hoppy wants to compete with the hedge fund mogul for his wife’s attentions is unknown. One of the supposed insider’s also claimed that neither Warren of Bethenny are yet ready for a serious romance. The billionaire’s respect for the reality show star has supposedly grown since she built her own “empire.”
Warren Lichtenstein, the CEO of Steel Partners, has reportedly had his own share of breakup drama. He and former significant other Annabelle Bond, a British heiress, split when she was carrying their child. The little girl is now five-years-old.
Jason Hoppy and Bethenny Frankle both want to retain ownership of their lavish apartment in TriBeCa. Frankel once waxed poetic about her spacious walk-in closet, but its days may soon be numbered. A Daily Mail source claims that Hoppy will immediately tear apart the closet and turn the space into a man cave is her wins the property in the divorce.
Do you think Betenny Frankel is dating Warren Lichtenstein, or is the pairing merely platonic?
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