Bethenny Frankel, Husband Jason Hoppy Confirm They're Separating After Two Years of Marriage
"It brings me great sadness to say that Jason and I are separating," the 42-year-old said in a statement. "This was an extremely difficult decision that as a woman and a mother, I have to accept as the best choice for our family.
Earlier on Sunday, the former star of Real Housewives of New York tweeted:
I am heartbroken. I am sad. We will work through this as a family.In a 2011 interview, the Bethenny Ever After star revealed she and her husband, 41, previously almost split because of the pressures of her career.
— Bethenny Frankel (@Bethenny) December 23, 2012
“We’ve been scared,” Frankel told PEOPLE. “The second year of marriage was not easy. We hit bottom, [but] we came out the other side.”
“I think we have what it takes to make it work,” she added.
“I don’t have a backup plan. It’s not like shopping for shoes and getting a new pair. That’s not what it’s about.”
Watch the embattled couple talk the challenges of marriage in this video, below.