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Tamera Mowry-Housley Controversy Talks Criticism Surrounding Her Interracial Marriage

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Tamera Mowry-Housley makes an appearance on the Bethenny show to talk about the controversy surrounding her interracial marriage to husband Adam Mosely. And the prejudice isn’t just from one race, she’s getting it from all kinds. She says she’s been called a “white man’s whore” and “less of a black woman” because of her marriage.

So what does she think about the hatred?

Well quite frankly, she’s sick of it!

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Check out highlights from the interview below:

Bethenny: Your mom is black and ur father is white?
Tamera: Yes. My mom is a beautiful black woman and my father is a very handsome white man.
Bethenny: So you are interracial?
Tamera: Well I’m mixed, I’m bi-racial yes, and I’m in an interracial marriage, yes.
Bethenny: And you’ve gotten a lot of heat for that.
Tamera: Which is so weird.
Bethenny: More than most people do you feel like cause I don’t hear it as much.
Tamera: Really girl?
Bethenny: We’re talking about it with you because I know it’s something that you’ve dealt with.
Tamera: Yeah, I hear it from a lot of my friends, even my makeup artist. She’s in an interracial relationship and she gets it. I think maybe because social media is what it is right now. I have a Twitter account and people feel like they can just come to it and say whatever but I’ve learned to love my block button and I’m just choosing to see the positive side of it. We have more people loving on us than hating on us and we are choosing to focus on that now.
Bethenny: It’s amazing that something like Twitter which represents the most modern form of technology, that the things that people are saying on it are the most archaic feelings in the world. Right, I mean it’s ironic.
Tamera: Please they don’t even know me, they don’t know my friends.
Bethenny: But what does that even matter? What about if you had all black friends or all white friends? What does it even matter?
Tamera: Honestly, who cares? That’s where I’m at right now? Do you know by the year 2050 Time Magazine says that most people are going to be mixed so honestly the people who are posting those things need to get over it. They need to get hip!

ON HER RACIST CRITICS:

I was actually hurt because my parents had experienced it way back in the day and I was hurt because we as a community have come so far and we fight against it all the time. I was hurt that people still felt that way but the opposite way, you see what I’m saying? So if anything, I was devastated, hurt, and like I said I’m just going to pray and look at the positive.

I still can’t get over the fact that there are such ignorant, hateful people out there. So ridiculous!

Christina Milian: On Her Fiance, Wedding, Miley Cyrus & More

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On Bethenny today, Christina Milian was on the show to chat about her fiance, upcoming wedding, Miley Cyrus and more. Girl is looking amazing!

Check out the highlights from the show below.

ON BEING AT BEYONCE’S CONCERT WITH KEVIN HART:

Bethenny: You went to her concert, you went with your fiancee. I am looking at the ring gorgeous.

Christina: Yeah, he did pretty good. Yeah we went, we sat front row, we were right there in front of her, she’s just an amazing performer. She’s such an inspiration as a woman.

Bethenny: Do you know her?

Christina: We’ve met a couple of different times and we have these great conversation about kids and stuff like that so I wouldn’t say we’ve gotten to hang out hang out all the way but we’ve definitely crossed paths so many times during the year. I had a good time there. Kevin Hart was sitting next to me, Kevin Hart is hilarious. I know Kevin, Kevin had me rolling the whole time calling her Tinker Bell and all this stuff, she did look like a blue Tinker Bell, she looked amazing. She just floated across the stage right in front of us she was just beautiful.

Bethenny: She really does it her own way.

Christina: In this day and age you really have the option to do that and it makes me really proud because it gives me the option to do whatever I want to do.

ON HER FIANCE:

Bethenny: So you haven’t been very romantically public I am sure you’re trying to protect yourself but on New Year’s Eve you kind of let it slip a little and there is video of you celebrating with your fiance.

Christina: He’s a ton of fun we are like best friends, okay this sounds weird guys don’t get grossed out but we act like brother and sister where we are kind of like catty and annoying with each other but we get it. New Year’s Eve can be such a milestone for people and you think about what you have or don’t have. So was this an amazing one?Absolutely. It was great, it was just the two of us, which was nice and different, we were in Vegas. Really it was just going in with great energy and what could be better than being with your friends.

ON HER UPCOMING WEDDING:

Bethenny: Will you do a big wedding?

Christina: I don’t know he has a big family, a really big family so I think it’s going to be big but I’m still like okay, we got a house, we got bills to pay, the life we like to live so I want it to be fun but I really just want to have people around that love us and understand us.

ON MILEY CYRUS:

Bethenny: So Miley is a child of Disney but what do you think of her path and taking chances and doing whatever she wants?

Christina: You know what she’s an adult, she’s a woman and I just feel all artists are creative people and I think we have the right to express ourselves as artists. I don’t think a lot of people were ready for it, the way that it happened. It happened so drastically, it was dramatic like really quick. I will say at least she can sing and she has good songs. It’s one thing to say if you don’t have good songs and you’re doing all this stuff it’s like okay girl what are you doing?

ON GAINING WEIGHT AND LOSING WEIGHT OVER THE WINTER:

Bethenny: So you’re known for your amazing body. You are and you work it and you rock it. Do u feel pressure about it?

Christina: I mean I pressure myself, it’s not necessarily what the public thinks but when I feel fit I feel good I feel more confident when I am eating right and when I know I am eating the right type of life that I want to I feel amazing but then I like to have fun too when the winter time comes around I call it my hibernation mode and eat lots of food and I sleep and I let those wings on the back of my arms that I am so blessed to have, those little flaps, I know you ladies know about that, those grow back and then by January I have to work those things off.

Bethenny: Right now you are in a resolution period? Really?

Christina: Yes.

Bethenny: How much weight do you gain during the winter?

Christina: I didn’t weigh myself this winter, I didn’t want to see it. Last winter I did 15 pounds it was.

Bethenny: You do that for like a roll, you a eat for the roll of winter. So what’s your diet philosophy, it’s extreme it sounds.

Christina: You mean to gain weight or lose weight?

Bethenny: In your life keeping yourself in shape, what’s your overall philosophy?

Christina: It’s actually not extreme, it’s very comfortable. When I decide that I am ready to be fit and I actually make a choice to work out I just do things like cut out carbs, a lot of red meats I cut down on that and drink a lot of water. Drink a lot of water you need to hydrate your body, your skin.

LOVE HER!

Bethenny Frankel Isn’t Sure She Would Marry Again

This month, business mogul and talk show host Bethenny Frankel stars on the October cover of REDBOOK. In the issue, the founder of Skinny Girl cocktails, opens up about on motherhood, her personality and relationships.

On how she balances working and motherhood:

“I think that when you are with your child, you have to make sure it’s quality time. Every day, Bryn and I do at least one quality thing together and I do one thing for myself. I no longer feel guilty about taking 45 minutes for myself, because we take time for us.”

On the possibility or remarrying one day:

“I don’t know that I would get remarried. It’s too soon to think about. But I’d listen to my gut. All through reality television, being honest, saying what’s on my mind—that was my gut.”

On being a straight-shooter:

“On the Housewives I was single, alone, broke, uncertain—I was honest about all of that instead of pretending to be something I wasn’t. I think that set me apart. But I didn’t do it for that reason. Its just who I am.”

For more from Bethenny, go to www.redbookmag.com/Bethenny and pick up the October issue of REDBOOK, on newsstands September 10th.

Brooke Burke Charvet Prefers Sleepcations Over Vacations

Talk show host Bethenny Frankel chats with host of “Dancing With The Stars” Brooke Burke-Charvet on Wednesday, July 18th. Brooke open up to Bethenny about her “sleep-cation” instead of having a traditional honeymoon!

Check out the highlights below.

ON SLEEP VACATIONS:

Bethenny: You take sleep-cations? What is that?

Brooke: It sounds really boring, but it’s so important when you’re a busy mom.

Bethenny: It doesn’t sound boring. It sounds like paradise.

Brooke: It’s kind of a joke. When we got married, it was just us and the kids. The kids were there. We had no money. No honeymoon. When we did our honeymoon, which was a local stay-cation. It ended up being a sleep trip. We were both so tired. It was hardly romantic. He’ll kill me for admitting it. But, we ended up going away, staying in a hotel, ordering room service and just sleeping. Literally, just sleeping…we were so exhausted, you know.

Bethenny: I like that idea…

Brooke: Sleep-cations, and I discussed it with other moms and sometimes you just got to get caught up on your sleep. And there is so much chaos and noise in my household that I can’t always sleep through the night…

Photo Credit: Michael Rozman/Warner Bros

Kendra Wilkinson Has A New Policy On Nudity

Talk show host Bethenny Frankel chats with Kendra Wilkinson Baskett of WE’s “Kendra On Top” on Tuesday, July 10th. Kendra opens up to Bethenny about her plans on having another baby and about her new no-nude policy!

ON HAVING ANOTHER BABY:

Kendra: I have a choice. In this industry, you have a choice. You have another baby or you go in thecareer direction. And you know, for me, I have to make the career decision.

Bethenny: For now?

Kendra: For now. Yes.

Bethenny: You always have a choice because you’re young. You have a lot of choices.

Kendra: I know.

Bethenny: I mean, aren’t you still in your 20’s?

Kendra: I’m 27.

Bethenny: Yea, guess what? You have a lot of choices. You can run 10 businesses and then still have 3 more kids…that’s a beautiful thing to have a baby so young, because you can breathe.

Kendra: You know there’s so much pressure out there. So many people are like, you make such cute babies, you should have another one. I’m like what? I wish it was that easy…

ON POSING NUDE:

Bethenny: So you recently said that you aren’t going to do anything nude anymore. You don’t want to do any nudity. Have you been doing a lot of nudity lately?

Kendra: No.

Bethenny: No, you haven’t right. But you’re done?

Kendra: It’s just when the press gets a hold of it …You know, so, no I’m not going to. But, I do have some things coming out. Some lingerie…

Bethenny: But, is it because you’re a mother, you felt that was part of your decision?

Kendra: That’s not the reason why. You know people do think like that. They’re like oh, you’re a mom, so you don’t want to get naked anymore? No, that’s not the reason… I still feel hot. I still feel like I could do it, but I don’t want to.

Bethenny: You look unbelievable.

Olivia Munn bumped groins with Channing Tatum To Practice Magic Mike Sex Scenes

Talk show host Bethenny Frankel chats with actress Olivia Munn (“Magic Mike”) on Tuesday, July 3rd. Olivia tells Bethenny what it was like shooting sex scenes with her Co-star Channing Tatum and how Co-star Matthew McConaughey and his wife Camila had their own rehearsal process. Plus, Olivia chats about getting her new role on HBO’s “Newsroom” and shows off her very own pole dancing moves!

ON SEX SCENES WITH CHANNING TATUM:

Bethenny: You did love scenes with him, so was that weird for you? Cause it’s your friend?

Olivia: No because they’re such a strong couple already and I love Channing…

Bethenny: How was the sex with him?

Olivia: I would say good to quite good. We kind of like became kids. We had this shower scene that you don’t get to see but um…

Bethenny: That was in your apartment in real life (joking).

Olivia: That’s why we call it “rehearsal.” We have like, you know, we have our little parts covered…ish. And we get up and we’re just kind of joking and improving and we just go “cheers” (bump their groin area together). “Cheers!”

Bethenny: So it wasn’t awkward.

Olivia: No, just to make it more fun.

ON CO-STAR MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY AND WIFE CAMILA:

Bethenny: Matthew McConaughey was unbelievable in the movie. And, he just got married. And was his wife around when they were rehearsing? Did she have anything to do with any of this?

Olivia: By the way, you have to see this movie because he has this dance that, right? You see parts of him that he can’t even see himself. We get to see everything. But, it was so cute because um, on-set, all these guys rehearse theirstuff for a long time. And everyone is there to support each other. But, I see Camila there and a she’s [Matthew] doing his dance routine, she’s like this (Olivia stands up and reenacts Camila dancing). I look at her. She’s like, and we’ve been practicing every night. It’s like “Toddlers and Tiaras” but for [Camila and Matthew]…

Bethenny: I love it.

ON GETTING HER ROLE ON HBO’S NEWSROOM:

Bethenny: Are you enjoying it?

Olivia: It’s the dream I never thought I was allowed to dream. Honestly, I was offered othershows and I turned everything down just for the hope of auditioning for this show.

Bethenny: Wow.

Olivia: Not even having an audition. And, I mean it wasn’t that long ago when I was thinking uh, if I could get that Ross Dress for Less commercial. That would be amazing. So the fact that I was turning down stuff just to hopefully get something…So doing this is amazing.

Bethenny: That will blow your mind. Life changing in a short period of time…

Check out Bethenny and Olivia get their pole dancing skills on in the video below.

Photo Credit: Michael Rozman/Warner Bros

Justin Bieber Wanted to “Shock” With Maria Song

Talk show host Bethenny Frankel welcomes pop superstar JUSTIN BIEBER on Thursday, June 28th. Bethenny and Justin chat about their mentors, Usher and Ellen. Bethenny finds out if Justin has ever had a broken heart and Justin opens up about why he wrote the song “Maria” from his new CD “Believe.” Plus, some lucky fans get meet Justin and find out how many tattoos he has. And, don’t miss Justin serenading Bethenny and her daughter Bryn.

ON THEIR MENTORS USHER AND ELLEN:

Bethenny: Usher basically stamped you. I don’t know if you know this but what Usher did for you is what Ellen did for me. Basically said, I believe in you and you go be you…If you need me we can talk about it. She basically said, here’s your show. It’s kind of the same thing. So how has the relationship been? What has Usher said to you? What kind of advice did he give you?

Justin: He’s always just told me to have fun. Because people can tear at you and bring you down and at the end of the day you’re working long days and you can get tired and start resenting it unless you have fun. He said just to make sure with everything keep a smile on your face and have fun.

Bethenny: Do you feel like you’re able to have fun and be in the moment even though you have so many responsibilities and people pulling you in so many different directions?

Justin: Of course, if you look at the NBC Special. I mean that’s our life….We have fun that’s what we do.

ON WHETHER JUSTIN HAS EVER HAD A BROKEN HEART:

Bethenny: Have you ever had your heart broken? Have you ever had that feeling that you would die of a broken heart?

Justin: I think to a small degree. Not really, I think that I’m still young. You know, I’m growing you know there is only time. Time can tell.

Bethenny: I’m hoping you don’t ever feel like you can die from a broken heart….

Justin: I don’t die from a broken heart?

Bethenny: No but people feel like that….

Justin: Feel like that of course, like you can’t eat….

ON WHY HE WROTE “MARIA”:

Bethenny: It’s interesting that you wrote a song on your CD, a song called “Maria.”

Justin: Of course.

Bethenny: Which is about a difficult time in your past. Many people would have just walked away. So what was the reason you felt that you wanted to write that song?

Justin: I wanted to do something that was like…a little shocking. It was something that I’d been feeling and wanted to tell people. Because at the end of the day, you know things happen and I don’t get to really talk about it . People twist my words. So it’s like when they want to talk about it, I’m like ah, we can’t really talk about it in the interview. You know what I mean?

Bethenny: Yes.

Justin: I don’t know what people are going to ask me…

Bethenny: Because they have an angle.

Justin: Yea, so then for this (his album) I’m really able to explain my side of the story, whatever and put on a song….

Justin also takes questions from the audience. Check out a few of the video clips from the interview below.

Photo Credit: Michael Rozman/Warner Bros

Mario Lopez Thinks Halle Berry Should Pay Gabriel Aubry $20K in Child Support!

Talk show host Bethenny Frankel chats with MARIO LOPEZ, TV personality and host of “Extra,” on Tuesday, June 26th. Mario comments on Halle Berry’s $20K child support and on raising his own daughter not to be a “brat.” Plus, Mario does push-ups “bethenny”-style and the “Calling All My Girls” panel debates the word “vagina,” while Mario runs into a little trouble saying it aloud…

ON HALLE BERRY’S $20K CHILD SUPPORT AND RAISING HIS DAUGHTER TO APPRECIATE THE VALUE OF A DOLLAR:

Bethenny: Halle Berry was ordered to pay $20,000 a month to her daughter’s father….so people are kind of freaking out about that. And I want to know what you think about it?

Mario: People are freaking out because of the sum, but also because it’s a woman that’s paying it for a man. And most of the time the shoe is on the other foot. But, I know a lot of guys, who are like all right one for the guys. But, at the same time, even when it’s on the other foot. I’m like really how much money does it really take to… but I know thing whole, Bethenny, is it’s a lifestyle in which she’s accustomed to. She’s 4 years old. What is she accustomed to? Coloring?

Bethenny: But, I disagree. I think that if you have a baby. She’s probably got this big house with all these great things and the baby is going to come to her house and then is going to go over to Daddy’s house and he’s living in a studio apartment.

Mario: Keep it real…Let’s keep it real. She’ll have balance right there.

Bethenny: All right, ok.

Mario: She’ll keep it in perspective. Or else she’s going to raise a little brat. That’s the one thing. As a father, let me tell you something. The first thing I want to tell, aside from raising my daughter to treat people with respect and manners, and whathave you. I want her to really just appreciate the value of a dollar…I’m a former inner city kid, it’s like hey, most people don’t have it this good. I am so scared that I don’t want to raise a little brat…

Photo Credit: Michael Rozman/Warner Bros.

Kris Jenner Talks Birth Control, Kourtney and Scott and her Favorite Daughter Kim

Talk show host Bethenny Frankel chats with KRIS JENNER, mother of the famous Kardashian clan, on Monday, June 25th. Kris opens up about letting her daughters go on birth control, keeping close tabs on Kendall and Kylie, and clears up rumors about Kourtney and Scott breaking up. Plus, Kris gives her take on Kim’s love life and addresses the $750,000 car that Kim allegedly bought Kanye West! In other words, she is just trying to keep her daughters in the spotlight. Check out the highlights below.

ON LETTING HER DAUGHTERS GO ON BIRTH CONTROL:

Bethenny: So this week, Kim talked about the fact that she was on birth control at 14.

Kris: 15

Bethenny: Oh, at 15. OK. And are you doing the same thing…with your other two daughters Kendall and Kylie?

Kris: Here’s the thing. Here’s my philosophy. Kendall and Kylie are my little ones. When my girls were growing up and Kourtney is now 32 and Kim is 31 and so forth…when my older ones were growing up and Kim came to me and you know, was very honestwith me and said Mommy I think I’m feeling, you know, sexual and this and that. I’m thinking oh God, here we go.

Bethenny: The last thing you need is more…

Kris: Yeah, I have five daughters. You know, it’s like what am I going to do? So you want to protect your kids. What I did as a parent with all my girls. When I felt like it was that time in their life that they were going to that step…

Bethenny: It was different ages for all of them?

Kris: All different ages. I drive as fast as I could to the gynecologist’s office. I said to the doctor, Dr. Paul Crane is my doctor. He’s delivered all of my children and he’s delivered Mason and he’s going to deliver my granddaughter any day. So I trust him with everything inside. And so I said to him, she’s all yours. You can go in the office and have the little doctor patient talk. It was like her first time there and I said you guys got to work this out. I don’t need to know as long as you got it under control Paul Crane….

Bethenny: So your concern was pregnancy? Did you try and talk her out of it?

Kris: No…just all the different things. Well you can try and talk your kids out of it, but of course I had every which way talk, upside down and I did circus acts for her and said this is what you should do. But, the truth is unless you lock your child in the closet and throw the key away, they’re going to do what they feel. I can’t be with her and shadow her every single second. So my philosophy has also been make sure your kids are healthy, well taken care of and educated…

ON HAVING TEENAGERS:

Bethenny: How do you keep an eye on them? How do you know what they are doing? I mean it’s LA and they’re in the public eye also. They have some much going on. How do you even know what they are doing?

Kris: I have Google alerts.

Bethenny: And have you really found out [where they are]?

Kris: Yeah, are you kidding? I get Google alerts several times a day and it’s so hysterical because I’ll go that’s where my children are, really…They’ll come home and go oh we were at so and so’s house. Well, no you weren’t. You were in Malibu at Nobu because I saw you…

ON RUMORS ABOUT KOURTNEY AND SCOTT BREAKING UP:

Bethenny: It’s always Kourtney and Scott, that they’re not really even together. That they’re breaking up. And during the break, we were talking about it and you’re telling me they’re fine.

Kris: Kourtney and Scott are so together. They’re always together. They have always been together. They’re very, very happy. She’s the one who really doesn’t want to get married. But they’re really cute. I was telling Bethenny that when Koutney’s out of town, he’s at my house every night for dinner. You know what I’m like, he’s never going to go home.

ON KIM BUYING KANYE A $750,000 CAR:

Bethenny: There are rumors that Kim bought Kanye a $750,000 Lamborghini? She’s too smart with her money. Did she buy him a $750,000 Lamborghini?

Kris: Well, she bought him a very beautiful gift, but I don’t have any idea how much it cost.

Bethenny: She did, wow. Well he better be worth it!

Kris: I should have been nicer to Kim. I’m going to start being really nice to her.

ON KIM FALLING IN LOVE:

Bethenny: If she decided she wanted to get married again, would you be all for it? It’s her life? Or would you be really kind of intervening?

Kris: You know what, with Kim, she falls in love really hard. She’s a hopeless romantic. And I tell all of my children, follow your heart. You know, follow your heart. Dowhat you feel and what you want. What you think is the right thing to do, but follow your heart. Be happy.

Bethenny: It is true. She felt that it was wrong and it was wrong. And when it’s right, it’s right. It’s true. Most women just know in their gut…

Kris: She’s really good with her intuition…Well, she hasn’t been so right lately. But, I think this one, she’s right about.

Bethenny: Listen, we all make mistakes.

Kris: What’s a measly little 72 days?

Lea Michele Talks Her Ample Bosom With Idol Bethenny Frankel

Talk show host Bethenny Frankel is joined by “Glee” star LEA MICHELE on Thursday, June 21st. Lea chats about meeting her role model, Bethenny, returning to “Glee” next season and about her breasts being center stage! Check out the highlights of the interview below.

ON MEETING HER IDOL BETHENNY:

Lea: I’m freaking out right now…first of all, I like almost started to cry. I’m so excited. I’m just so happy for you. This is so amazing.

Bethenny: Thank you.

Lea: I love you so much…this is great. I was like back stage in my dressing room and I snuck out. I was walking down the halls and I was like where is she? [Bethenny] I can’t find her! I was like, I’m just going to go get water. They’re like it’s in your room. No, I got to go for a little walk down the hall.

ON GLEE:

Bethenny: So how’s it going with “Glee”?

Lea: Everything’s great.

Bethenny: Some people are moving on? What’s the story? Some people are moving on, some people are staying?

Lea: I can basically just speak for myself and say that I will be back.

Bethenny: Are you going to be living in New York? Your character is going to beliving in New York?

Lea: Yes.

Bethenny: I love that.

Lea: Which is so awesome.

Bethenny: I love that.

Lea: But I think we’ll mainly be shooting here…

ON HER BREASTS:

Bethenny: Speaking of baggage, you are packing the bosoms lately…

Lea: Oh, thank you.

Bethenny: In all these pictures.

Lea: But they’re all mine. I just don’t know. I think that lately, everyday they’re like please, give us a chance. Give us shot. We’ve always been so good to you.

Bethenny: Bring us out. Let us come out.

Lea: When I was on Broadway, my most recent Broadway show was “Spring Awakening” and every night I did a topless scene. So when I lived in New York, they were like every night signing autographs. They were like the stars of New York…

Photo Credit: Mark Davis/Warner Bros.

Alanis Morrisette Would Breastfeed Her Child Until A Teenager If Need Be

Talk show host Bethenny Frankel is joined by new mom ALANIS MORISSETTE on Wednesday, June 20th. The music superstar chats with Bethenny about “attachment parenting” and the recent breastfeeding controversy that has swept the nation. Let’s just say that Alanis is one of those who would breastfeed her child boobie juice until it’s a teenager.

Check out highlights from the interview below.

Bethenny: So we’ve been talking about the topic of breastfeeding. I breast-fed until my baby was four months. I would’ve loved to go way longer, but it just wasn’t working for me. And most people stop at six months. And how old is your son?

Alanis: He’s a year and half.

Bethenny: A year and half… and you are still breastfeeding now?

Alanis: Yes.

Bethenny: And how long would you go?

Alanis: Until he is finished.

And the audience goes wild.

Bethenny: So you guys like that? So what does that mean? Does that mean if he was five [years old] that would work too?

Alanis: Yeah, I think one of the misperceptions about breastfeeding, when they get a little bit older, is the thought that it is still as often as it is when women do it in the first six months. It’s not every two hours.

Bethenny: Oh, I didn’t know that, ok. There is food involved also, so it’s not the only food they’re getting.

Alanis: Yeah. Tons of solids and a lot of times it’s around naptime or if they hurt themselves, they equate breastfeeding with comfort and nurturance and connection…

Bethenny: The thing I think is interesting is people get very critical about this and this isn’t about being judgmental. I really just want to talk about it. Because for me, I felt that I wanted it to be my own time. I think a lot of people in the press are talking about is it good for the child? And of course that’s the most important thing. But, sometimes the Mother wants to have that connection. To continue to have that connection. I liked that it was something I had alone with my daughter…and when that stopped, I was sad.

Alanis: It is about the Mom and the Child too. There is a mutual benefit and I think the extremes is where people get a little bit scared and the topic gets really heated…

Cheryl Burke and Rob Kardashian Were Totally Doing It

Talk show host Bethenny Frankel is joined by “DWTS” Pro, CHERYL BURKE on Thursday, June 14th as part of premiere week on “bethenny.” Cheryl reveals which of her dance partners has the best backside. Plus, Cheryl opens up to Bethenny about recently reuniting with her biological father…

ON WHICH ONE OF HER DANCE PARTNERS HAS THE BEST BUTT:

Bethenny: Who has best ass of any partner you’ve ever had?

Cheryl: Oh, best ass? I’d have to go with a Kardashian…Oh my god, Rob’s ass is cute. Right, something to hold on to.

Bethenny: I want to know if Maksim’s (Chmerkovskiy) ass is as good as I think it is?

Cheryl: Ah, Rob’s is way better…

Bethenny:..I love Maksim’s ass…

ON REUNITING WITH HER BIOLOGICAL FATHER:

Bethenny: We have something in common that we both have Daddy issues.

Cheryl: Daddy issues, yes.

Bethenny: And, you haven’t spoken to your father in a decade?

Cheryl: Right, it’s been ten years.

Bethenny: You hadn’t spoken to him at all?

Cheryl: I hadn’t spoken to him. I had just spoken to him recently. We reunited.

Bethenny: How recently?

Cheryl: Just over Christmas, actually. He got in a really bad accident so for me I was really wanting to reach out…

Bethenny: Did you want to reach out because you felt, god forbid something had happened then you would have gotten to say thing you’ve never said….

Cheryl: I just wanted to make sure that everything in my life was ok and I felt like there was that void in my life. I have a wonderful stepfather who has been my father but it was really important for me just to reach out to my dad. Just for me and to like, have some closure if anything really were to happen.

Bethenny: I understand that emotion. And, it’s comfortable and it’s working?

Cheryl: It’s great. He’s emails me everyday. He’s been watching the show. He lives in Thailand. So he’s been watching the show through YouTube and just saying how beautiful he thinks I am. And you know, when it comes from your real father there is something so magical and genuine about that.

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Bethenny Frankel Is Naughty, Spanks Holly Robinson Peete! (VIDEO)

Bethenny Frankel is surely trying to draw attention to her new talk show “bethenny” as she gets down and DIRTY with guest Holly Robinson Peete. Peete opens up about her unexpected departure from “The Talk” and explains why she is obsessed with the pop culture phenomenon “50 Shades of Grey,” spanking and all.

ON LEAVING THE TALK:

Bethenny: So, I’m watching “The Talk” and you were one of the most interesting people on there. You’re saying what’s on your mind and you’re going there. The next day you’re not there anymore. What happened?….Welcome.

Holly: Well, welcome to the “bethenny” show. That’s why we love you, because you do keep it real. This is what I will say, here is the bottom line. Every opportunity in life is a chance to learn. I was thrilled to get this gig on paper. It was the dream job. I have four kids I can get out of here… go to car pool, pick up the kids. I delivered. I did everything they needed me to do. But, in the end there are certain things that you have no control over. I ain’t the first girl to lose a job. I mean in this country, everyone is losing jobs.

Bethenny: How difficult and how catty is it to be with a group of women at a table in the morning gossiping? I’m here alone and I have other people coming on, but how difficult is that, seriously?

Holly: I firmly believe that women can get along. I really do.

Bethenny: Well then again, I came from the “Housewives” so…

Holly: That’s right.

Holly: Here’s the deal when you get a job like this and you are sort of erased from the table. That was the hard part. Losing a job, like I said, the country is in an unemployment spiral. So, I’m not the only one to do that, it’s how it happened. Leah Remini and I just sort of evaporated from the table. That was the weird part. Then the viewers were like wait, what happened? This is a show about keeping it real and honest moments and now it’s the ‘elephant in the room’ show. That was the weird part, but you know what? Here is the bottom line — every wall is a door.

Bethenny: I like that.

Holly: Every time you get knocked down, it opens you up to all other opportunities.

ON 50 SHADES OF GREY:

Bethenny: Let me spank you… get into character.

Bethenny: I’m the kind of girl that likes it hard. You tell me when you’re ready.

Holly: Ok, go ahead.

Bethenny spanks Holly

Bethenny: It feels good…I hope Ellen left. You know what I mean. It’s a good thing I saved…

Holly: Seriously, this really brought it back for you in the bedroom because I’ve been married 17 years. We just celebrated our 17th anniversary a couple days ago. And I will say we do need a little spark, so I’m hoarding this book to myself right now and pretending it’s fifty beautiful ways to make love to your wife.

Bethenny: You’re preparing. You’re getting ready. You don’t bring it out until you know the whole scope.

Holly: Right, but I have to say I am scared. I am scared that he is going to spank me too hard and I might punch him in the face…

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Bethenny Frankel Pulls In Big Superstar For Her Talk Show

Bethenny Frankel was able to get a big star for her new talk show “bethenny” but it wasn’t too hard to land her since she was the one to get her the show.

On Tuesday, June 12th, Frankel is joined by Ellen DeGeneres on Tuesday, June 12th as part of premiere week on “bethenny.” The fellow talk show hosts chat about recently attending an event with President Obama and Ellen gives the scoop on wife Portia de Rossi’s new haircut and new tattoo!

ON ATTENDING EVENTS WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA:

Bethenny: I know you were at an event with Obama who’s supporting gay marriage.

Ellen: Yes, I got to say, I liked President Obama before and I said to him…thank you so much for what you’ re doing. He said, I’m just doing the right thing. I said, I know you are doing the right thing.

Bethenny: I went up to him (President Obama) and you get a card and you get your picture taken and I said to him, you know, just a couple of things and then I said, I’m doing a talk show with Ellen DeGeneres and he’d been at your event which 700 people and then was at my event that probably had 70 people. He spoke for like an hour and as he’s leaving. He speaks to everybody and he goes like this (points to Bethenny) Good Luck. I was like, I can’t even believe that he remembered that I said I’m doing a show with Ellen. So I had a moment with the President saying good luck on your talk show….It was the most unbelievable thing…

ON WIFE PORTIA DE ROSSI’S NEW HAIR CUT AND TATTOO:

Bethenny: The real news is that Portia cut her hair.

Ellen: She cut her hair.

Bethenny: Were you part of the decision?

Ellen: No, no, I support whatever she decides do to but it is a brand new haircut. She was so upset we got paparazzi the other day and she was like, couldn’t of been at an event when it was done and everything…

Bethenny: But that is so cute, that hair.

Ellen: It’s adorable.

Bethenny: I want to cut my hair. I feel like woman hide behind their hair. You say when I get pregnant I’m going to cut my hair. When I lose weight I’m going to cut my hair. When I get a talk show I’m going to cut my hair. I still haven’t done it.

Ellen: She wanted to do it for a long time and she grew up modeling and of course you’re supposed to have long hair…Everyone told her never to cut her hair. I think it just got to be part of her. She always had long hair. She really, really wanted to do it for a long time and decided to. She got a tattoo recently and that opened the door to everything…

Bethenny: Piercings?

Ellen: Oh, piercings (joking) no. She got a tiny little tattoo (on her wrist.) It’s a brand of her horse. It’s a Hanoverian. Not my name, it’s her horse (sarcastically.) Then she decided to get her haircut and everybody was like oh, you’re going to regret it. It’s adorable and I love it.

Bethenny: She feels liberated?

Ellen: She loves it. Everybody loves it…

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Vanessa Williams Consoles Bethenny Frankel During Premiere Of Talk Show

Bethenny Frankel invites actress/author Vanessa Williams (book, “You Have No Idea”) to be the very first guest on the premiere episode of “bethenny” on Monday, June 11. The two, having met on vacation years ago, catch up and chat about their relationships with their mothers. And it isn’t all sunshine and rainbows.

Other guests appearing on the premiere episode are best-selling author, Dr. Roshini Raj (book, What the Yuck?!: The Freaky & Fabulous Truth About Your Body) and a Guys’ Panel,made up of Kevin Nealon, D.L. Hughley and Mike Catherwood.

ON THEIR MOTHERS:

Vanessa: I don’t want to repeat a lot of the stuff that I went through … my mother would say, “No” and I’d say, “Well, you know what? I’m going to do it anyway.” There was a dynamic there.

Bethenny: A lot of my life is based on me not wanting to repeat my childhood. The kind of mother my mother was. I know you reconciled with her. Did you reconcile because you felt, as we get older, that maybe you’d feel guilt later if you didn’t close a chapter? Getting closure. I’ve sometimes felt that the guilt. What would happen if something ever happened to my mother? Who I really don’t have a relationship with … then the guilt. Is that the closure part?

Vanessa: I always had a relationship with my mom. The battle stopped once I got married. Then she said, “OK, I can’t control her. She has set her life now. I got married at 23…

Bethenny: …I envy the fact that you were able to write a book with your mother. I couldn’t even imagine my mother even discussing anything that happened in my childhood. You know, it’s difficult.

Vanessa: It’s painful….

Check out a clip below.

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