Bethenny Frankel and boyfriend Paul Bernon have decided to quit after two years of dating, Page Six has learned exclusively.
“They broke up for a couple of weeks [ago]and they say it’s because of the distance, but you know Bethenny, “a source told us.
The couple met in 2018 after the death of Frankel’s one-time boyfriend, Dennis Shields.
“I remember telling Tinsley [Mortimer], “I really like it,” “Frankel said of Bernon during his latest” Real Housewives of New York City “reunion (he left the Bravo show in 2019).
“And I felt like an idiot, because I was saying I felt it could be that or something. I was really into him and we went out a couple of times. And I wasn̵
Frankel and Bernon, who lives in Boston, often posted selfies of their escapes and adored each other in Instagram posts.
“I like myself more when I’m with you,” he captioned a selfie last year, referencing Lauv’s song “I Like Me Better”. He replied: “I’m fine as long as you’re here with me.”
The duo even celebrated #NationalCouplesDay in August. But they broke up just as they were supposed to reach their two-year anniversary in September.
Meanwhile, Frankel is still struggling to divorce her ex-husband, Jason Hoppy, after ending their relationship seven years ago.
“I’m still married,” Frankel revealed to Andy Cohen when she appeared on his “Watch What Happens Live” show last month.
Splits aside, tycoon Skinnygirl recently launched his new “Just B” podcast and is “doing great,” according to another insider.
“He’s putting some really good guests in line, A-listers! He is present at the top of the new business programs on Apple, “said the insider, who was the mother of the split.
Frankel previously hosted a daytime talk show, which lasted for a season.
A Frankel rep did not comment.