The solid members of the “Actual Housewives of New York Metropolis” are mourning the lack of Dennis Shields, Bethenny Frankel’s on-again-off-again boyfriend.
“That is heartbreaking… Dennis is her rock,” co-star Sonja Morgan instructed Radar. “Dennis was necessary 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.”
Carole Radziwill took to social media to share her condolences tweeting: “I simply heard the unhappy information about Dennis. He was a very good man. My condolences to all his household and buddies. So tragic.”
In an announcement to the New York Submit, “RHONY” alum Jill Zarin stated she was “devastated” for Frankel, who began courting the late banker in 2016.
“I do know what it’s prefer to lose somebody so quickly. It’s insufferable,” Zarin, who misplaced her husband Bobby to most cancers earlier this 12 months, instructed the outlet. “There’s nothing worse than sudden dying. You possibly can’t put together. There is no such thing as a time to say goodbye.”
Shields was discovered useless on Friday in Trump Tower in Manhattan, the medical expert instructed Fox Information. He was 51.
The Medical Examiner’s workplace is at the moment investigating Shields’ reason behind dying. In line with the New York Submit, Shields, who was dwelling at Trump Tower on the time of his dying, requested his assistant to manage Narcan at 9 a.m. The Submit experiences he died of a suspected overdose.
Police instructed Fox Information Shields was useless on arrival.
Frankel and Shields appeared collectively on the Bravo actuality collection. He was filmed with the favored solid member through the present’s most up-to-date season.
Though they began courting two years in the past, the SkinnyGirl mogul, 47, and Shields first met in 1988 when he dated and ultimately married one of many actuality star’s highschool buddies. They reconnected in 2016 after he separated from his spouse.
Frankel addressed their relationship in a Might interview with Steve Harvey.
“I’ve been with somebody on and off for years,” she instructed Harvey. “It’s 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 form of be good companions and be good teammates and I feel relationships oddly are —and this sounds chilly—however a little bit bit like enterprise. If each individuals aren’t blissful 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.’”
Frankel added: “And I feel we could be at that time, imagine it or not… I haven’t stated that to anybody but.”
Fox Information’ Leora Leora Arnowitz and Sasha Savitsky contributed to this report.