Bethenny Frankel told her fans in a new Instagram video uploaded Friday that she doesn’t “support” all women.
The 52-year-old Real Housewives of New York City alumna explained in the clip that she doesn’t necessarily “support the actions of all women,” and listed individuals she looked up to, such as Kelly Clarkson and Drew Barrymore.
The TV personality recently shaded Kim Kardashian after interviewing Gwyneth Paltrow for her Goop podcast. The Academy Award winner posted a selfie with the reality star, and added in the caption that Kim, “challenges so many ideas about what a woman is supposed to be…” prompting Frankel to respond Did,’ I mean LOL. ,
Expressing her feelings: Bethenny Frankel, 52, shared her opinion on women supporting women on Instagram on Friday
The reality star can be seen wearing a thick, black jacket and white, kitty beanie in the brisk, winter weather, which partially covers her brunette locks.
As she embraced the warm sun next to a large body of water, Bethenny began her video by saying, “Women supporting other women.” I do not know a woman who supports the work of all women.
After this she emphasized that, ‘I do not support the actions of all women. I do not support the role model and the example that all women are for other women.
The TV personality then expressed what she supported including ‘equality’ and ‘equal pay’ for women.
Support: The video comes shortly after doing a little digging in Kim Kardashian’s interview with Gwyneth Paltrow
‘Don’t Support All Women’: At the start of the clip, the Real Housewives alum explains, ‘I don’t support what all women do’
Bethenny further said, ‘I support my friends that I have had for decades. I support the women I work with and have worked with, my partners. I support women in the entertainment industry.
The mother of one then listed a number of women in the industry she ‘supports’, including Kelly Ripa, Michelle Obama, Amal Clooney, Kelly Clarkson and Drew Barrymore.
She also listed Shakira Rain Autry, ‘the woman who rescued a disabled man in Buffalo and saved his life.’
‘I support strong, flawed, honest, charitable, selfless, involved, vulnerable good women, good examples… role models.’
To conclude her statement, Bethenny added a snippet taken from inside her vehicle where her 12-year-old daughter, Brianna Hoppy, adorably expressed that she supports her mother. “It’s really cute,” Frankel turned to the camera.
STANDED BY HER FRIENDS: ‘I stand by the friends I’ve had for decades,’ Bethenny said. I support the women I work with and have worked with, my partners’
Her own role models: The mom of one then listed several women in the industry she supported, including Kelly Ripa, Michelle Obama, and Amal Clooney.
‘Good women’: At the end of her statement, Reality explained, ‘I support strong, flawed, honest, altruistic, selfless, involved, vulnerable good women…’
The clip comes shortly after Bethenny took a little dig at Kim Kardashian following her interview with Gwyneth Paltrow, the founder of Goop. The Shakespeare In Love actress uploaded a post on Tuesday where she smiled in a selfie with the SKIMS founder.
In the headline, the awardee wrote that Kim was ‘fascinating’ because, ‘she challenges many ideas of what a woman should be, and how she should look and behave while doing so.’
The comments section was filled with mixed opinions about the interview, and Bethenny expressed her opinion by simply typing ‘I mean LOL’, garnering thousands of likes from other social media users.
In the past, the Real Housewives star has been vocal about her issues with the Kardashian star, including her use of Photoshop.
‘It’s not fair to women who are just trying to get by. It’s irresponsible, it’s reckless, it’s not inspirational, it’s not aspirational,” the Bravo star told TMZ.
‘Cute’: Bethenny Adds a Snippet Where Her 12-Year-Old Daughter, Brianna Hoppy, Adorable Expresses How She Supported Her Mom, Frankel Responds, ‘That’s Really Cute’
Reaction: The comments section was flooded with mixed opinions about the interview, and Bethenny expressed hers by simply typing, “I mean LOL,” garnering thousands of likes.
Past Issues: The Real Housewives star has been vocal about her issues with The Kardashians star, including her use of Photoshop, calling it ‘irresponsible’; Kim as seen in West Hollywood in November
Also on Saturday, Bethenny shared a follow up video to directly respond to her comment on the Kim and Gwyneth post that received so many likes.
The star revealed she didn’t expect her comment to elicit such a reaction, and further discussed Gwyneth that the SKIMS founder has ‘redefined how we think about a woman’.
‘I don’t think it’s really redefined how we think of a woman,’ Gwyneth Paltrow promotes wheat grass and overnight oats and chia seeds and a different world of yoga. So for her to say that Kim Kardashian has redefined a woman – it doesn’t track.’
Bethenny explained that instead of claiming Kim had ‘redefined’ women, Gwyneth should have been clearer and said, ‘…today we are questioning Kim Kardashian, no matter what, she is a Billionaire is the boss. And we are all paying for it…’
The star concluded her response by saying, ‘We don’t need the bullshit of women supporting women. And we don’t need all the hypocritical aloe vera cover b*** s**t. We would prefer it straight, no chaser.
In the caption, Bethenny also wrote, ‘Just give it straight to us no chasers. We support women, but we don’t support b***s**t. Cheers to less BS in 2023…’
Explanation: Also on Saturday, Bethenny shared a follow-up video to directly respond to her comment on a Kim and Gwyneth post that received tons of likes.
Asking: In the caption of her video, the reality star wrote, ‘Just give it to us straight no chase. We support women, but we don’t support b*** s**t’