The on-again-off-again boyfriend of “Actual Housewives of New York Metropolis” star Bethenny Frankel was discovered useless on Friday in Trump Tower in Manhattan, the health worker instructed Fox Information.
Police instructed Fox Information a person was discovered useless within the midtown New York Metropolis tower, however they declined to substantiate his identification or the reason for loss of life. The health worker instructed Fox Information the person is Dennis Shields, 51, who has had a romance with the SkinnyGirl mogul since 2016.
The Medical Examiner’s workplace is presently investigating Shields’ explanation for loss of life. In line with the New York Put up, Shields, who was dwelling at Trump Tower on the time of his loss of life, requested his assistant to manage Narcan at 9 a.m. The Put up studies he died of a suspected overdose.
Police instructed Fox Information Shields was useless on arrival.
Frankel and Shields appeared collectively on Bravo’s “Actual Housewives.” He was filmed with the favored solid member throughout the present’s most up-to-date season.
A rep for Frankel didn’t instantly return Fox Information’ request for remark. She has been spending the previous a number of days in her Bridgehamptons dwelling, in response to her social media posts.
Shields’ estranged spouse, Jill Schwartzberg Shields, instructed Fox Information in an announcement, “Dennis’ household is devastated by this horrible information. He was a loving father and good friend. We ask that the media respect our privateness throughout this time of loss.”
Frankel and Shields met in 1988 when he dated and ultimately married the fact star’s highschool good friend, Jill. Frankel and Shields reconnected in 2016 after the banker separated from his spouse.
Frankel most just lately instructed Steve Harvey in Might that she had an advanced relationship with Shields.
“I have been with somebody on and off for years,” she stated. “It is like a partnership the place if we’re not being teammates and it’s not working and one man is down, then the opposite man is down. We’re attempting to essentially type of be good companions and be good teammates and I believe relationships oddly are — and this sounds chilly — however somewhat bit like enterprise. If each individuals aren’t joyful about it however barely uncomfortable and giving up one thing or giving in [to] one thing, it doesn’t work. So each companions should say, ‘All proper, I’m in it for this.'”
“And I believe we could be at that time, imagine it or not,” Frankel added. “I haven’t stated that to anybody but.”
The 47-year-old star instructed Folks in Might that she does not wish to “get into” her love life within the press however she’s not “hiding.”
“[I’ve] been on and off in my relationship for thus a few years that I don’t like to get too into it in public, not as a result of I’m hiding something, extra so as a result of I by no means know precisely the place it’s, as a result of it’s ever-shifting,” Frankel instructed the magazine.
Frankel’s “Actual Housewives” co-star Sonja Morgan known as the information of Shields’ loss of life” heartbreaking.”
“Dennis is her rock,” Morgan instructed Radar. “Dennis was vital to her, and her daughter. One other tragedy in her life. I’m so unhappy for her…This saddens me to no finish as a result of it appears to be unending for her.”