Bethenny Frankel, Husband Jason Hoppy Confirm They’re Separating After Two Years of Marriage
Bethenny Frankel and her husband of two years, Jason Hoppy, have separated after two years of marriage, the Bravo star announced on Sunday.
“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.
— Bethenny Frankel (@Bethenny) December 23, 2012
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.
“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.
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