Who ARE these people? Are they from one of those "housewives" reality shows? Only low grade morons watch or have ever watched those shows. These people have no talent. They have no reason to be famous.
This actually makes me sad.
Not surprising in the slightest. She has to be exhausting to live with.
He will, of course, want 50% of her Skinny Girl fortune.
You really think they don't have an iron-clad prenup, R4? You don't know Bethanny if you think that.
Even though we all saw this coming, it's still kind of sad. Bethenny doesn't want a nice guy. Jason is a great, GREAT guy and will be snatched up very quickly by some nice woman who will give him stability and a family. Bethenny simply doesn't know how to be loved or how to be happy. And I always thought that what she really wants is a rich and powerful type A to put her in her place. That is the kind of man she needs, not a normal guy like Jason Hoppy.
When he was trying to decide whether to give up his job and work with her full time, I started screaming at the TV, "NO! Don't do it!" But he did. The beginning of the end.
Not surprised, she's a nasty JAP.
I agree with R6. I love Jason, and think he's such a great catch. So much so, I'd go straight for him :)
I'm sure there is a pre-nup, but you have to remember, Jason was definitely a part of Bethanny's branding of herself, so I hope she doesn't screw him over.
Will she be renaming the show, then? And possibly needing a new sidekick?
The next season will be called Bethanny: Single in the City
Jason, if you're looking for some rebound/interim blow and go jobs, look me up! That man is a hot piece of SEX on a stick!
It couldn't have happened to a nastier, more deserving bitch.
And no, I'm not Jill Zarin. She's just an unpleasant person, period.
Who cares? Who cares about any of this? I want you all to zip it. Bethanny has tried to kill me many times. I threw up because of nightmares over that hobag. I want some jelly beans for my time out. OMG, Al Sharpton! I'm not having a breakdown, it's a breakthrough!
I am sad for both of them. Unfortunately Bethanny is probably not able to be married to anyone. She can not stop talking long enough to have the necessary give and take that all men require. I think her heart means well, but her upbringing probably hurt her too much to sustain a relationship. It would be nice if she and Jason divorced and then became friends for Bryn's sake. And theirs. Their child is adorable.
This marriage was always doomed. Jason was from HAZLETON, PA, FGS (I'm a coal-cracker myself, so I'm allowed).
He was chosen by BF as a sire, like her father's horses; as a plot development; and as a brand-enhancer.
Geez, she couldn't wait until AFTER the holidays?
I feel sorry for her kid. For sooooo many reasons.
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Was this marriage ever real? This seemed staged from the beginning with a clear expiration date.
I read about rumors that the whole marriage was just part of her PR idea to promote herself and her brand and she never really cared for her husband in the first place and looked for a way to divorce him with as much (postive for her) PR exposure as possible the moment they got married.
Hopefully he gets custody of the kids.
She is the cuntiest cunt who ever cunted.
He is hot as hell and could do anything he wanted to me, whenever, wherever.
R6, give me a break. Jason is a douchebag. He was always such a downer. And he's a momma's boy; he's not such a catch if the parents are included.
Bethenny doesn't need a wet blanket like Jason. He's not the only hot guy she's ever been with - she has great taste in men. Look at her business partners and former boyfriends. They're all hot.
Bethenny rocks. The Skinny Girl brand has nothing to do with Jason. You think women can't identify with Bethenny? Please. Jason was too threatened by her to enjoy the wonderful life she provided for them. Who needs that?
R24 is very clearly Bethenny.
Damn, bitch, you don't even try to hide it, do you?
[quote]When he was trying to decide whether to give up his job and work with her full time, I started screaming at the TV, "NO! Don't do it!" But he did. The beginning of the end.
Actually, that was the smartest move he ever made. Now he has a claim on Skinny Girl money, despite any pre-nup that may be in
place. Pre-nups can always be challenged in court. The fact that he was a major player in the development of the brand during their marriage puts him in a strong position. Bethenny will probably be forced to offer him a very nice settlement, which could set him up for life.
I think this was all arranged to get her brand and shows up and running. There were always rumors about Jason.
Now she's free to reprise her role as Jigsaw in SAW 7.
What rumors, R28?
Not shocked. She used him for his sperm.
Back when Bethenny got engaged, Omarosa said she was marrying a gay man for ratings. (Of course, Bethenny said something about Omarosa first...)
[quote]He's not the only hot guy she's ever been with - she has great taste in men.
Mike, the Situation?
I couldn't have put up with Bethenny for one second. She's a nickel-plated ball clipper.
I guess the Mayans were off by two days.
They sold the Skinny Girl brand, I'm not sure how much claim one can have on something they no longer own.
R34, are you really that ignorant?
This will hurt her new talk show. I use to like Bethany but not anymore. Team Jason all the way!
She's a total cunt. No one wants her around
SkinnyGirl didn't hit it big until well after they were married. Since Bethenny had no money to speak of when they first hooked up, I can't imagine they had a prenup. As such, he should get half of the $85 million she pocketed for selling the brand.
Btw count me in as one of the (apparently few) here who doesn't think Bethenny is a total cunt. Which isn't to say she doesn't have issues out the wazoo, but I haven't seen anything indicating she's some sort of horrible, evil person. I suspect she's simply too damaged to have any semblance of a real, long-term relationship, but that's not the same thing as being horrible.
R22, yes, you really know all about this, stating 'I hope she gets the 'kids'.'
They do not have plural kids.
They have one 2 1/2 year old girl named Bryn.
Jason insisted on having his parents as a very integral part of their life.
He wanted to see his parents every weekend or every week - letting the parents come for visits and being around all weekend and during the week - or Jason going to Pennsylvania all the time preferably with his daughter, Bryn.
Many wives do not want the husband's parents around so much of the time - so many visits is a big intrusion. And the same wives do not want to visit parents that often.
It was a big issue between Jason and Betheny.
Some couples who live in the same town or very close nearby get in the habit of seeing parents a lot - but Betheny is not that type of woman and I agree with her.
Bullshit r40. He wanted to see his parents once a month. He wanted his parents to have a close relationship with their granddaughter. How is that abnormal.
There is a prenup. She talked about it on her show with her therapist. I hope he fights it.
She's so over.
"Who ARE these people?"
That's my exact reaction whenever I walk by the magazine rack at the grocery store and see all these z-list reality "stars" staring back at me. And I'm not even talking about the Kardashians.
No, R41, it was not just once a month.
As a very long-time single man who did not marry until age 40 or so, Jason was accustomed to spending a lot of time with his parents on weekends and long weekends.
R41, by the way, you always pop up to say the same thing in every Jason Hoppy thread.
You are obviously overly dependent upon your parents just as Jason is.
Jason seems to be bi-sexual - but more gay than straight.
And he definitely is a momma's boy which is not an attractive trait in a married man.
Um, she didn't get anywhere NEAR $85 million for the skinny girl brand. That was some sort of BS PR spin and the truth is I think she got much less as the amount was widely disputed as the attached article says. Her baby was also VERY premature so for her to run around afterwards saying how she did diet and exercise to lose the baby weight, when she gave birth in the 6th month (cause the baby couldn't wait to get away from her either) or something and hadn't gained much.
Another poster here...Jason DID want to see his parents more than once a month and THIS was before their daughter was born. He explained the situation of his brother's death being part of the reason he wanted his parents to visit and vice versa. Bethanny couldn't wrap her head around seeing her in-laws so much. She brought it up to her therapist a lot during the 1st season...she always felt like the bad guy. I knew this issue would be one of their biggest problems in their relationship.
Not a Bethanny defender...they both have their issues. Bethanny's issues were on the more extreme end. They just didn't belong together because they are too different. Jason will be fine and will find a normal woman to spend all of his Skinny Girl money. Bethanny will be the making her money no matter what!
Dog face will be eating Alpo now! Well she got her child so there is no use for him now.
Jason deserves ZERO money.
There won't be another season of Bethenny Ever After. The ratings in the last season were terrible. Each week fewer people watched.
I'm glad Bethenny is getting her just deserts after she treated Kelly horribly and told castmembers to not film with her so she will be cut from the show.
It's beyond me how so many of you seem to know about these people.
R49, She asked him to quit his job and work on the brand. I'm not saying he deserves half of anything, but he made a contribution. Let's hope Jason is the bigger man and not try to fight her for money. On the flip side, let's hope Bethanny is a bigger person and give him a little something for his troubles.
Any contribution (and I'm sure it was almost nothing) was strictly for his own benefit so he could diddle around at home and pretend like he is contributing instead of having to work hard as a medical supplies salesman for little money and doing boring work.
And you have no idea whatsoever how long he worked as a contributor - it may have been just a matter of months.
she never got 85 million, it was 4.5 million of which she owed 3 million she has no money
I cannot understand why she (and Jason) spent so much money designing, building, and furnishing a new apartment with high end everything.
It was chronicled in their TV show. It seemed unnecessary, although it made for some interesting TV episodes.
And the apartment did not even have any outdoor space such as a terrace, patio, balcony,or siting area (unless they failed to show it)
I can't see spending millions of dollars on a NYC unit such as they chose - without any outdoor space.
Who in Bethanny Frankel?
What R40 said. I'd kill myself if I had to see the inlaws every weekend or even every week.
I hope the shock and outrage of this news forces Frauen everywhere to stop buying Skinnygirl products and that her teevee show ratings plummet when she is seen around town with her new fucky du jour.
That's the million dollar question, r57.
Her talk show got picked up so she's probably trading him in and moving to LA
Wait, didn't she also pull this shit right before her talk show aired?
[quote]Geez, she couldn't wait until AFTER the holidays?
Makes me think there is some kind of January 1st out clause in the pre-nup.
I wonder if she's fucking the hot business partner Matt Hess?
It could be Jason who decided to end the marriage.
Those of you thinking it is definitely Bethanny who decided to end the marriage could be entirely wrong.
Or it could be that they both decided together to end the marriage.
Bummer news (buried Xmas weekend--that's pr dollars well spent). I like both of them from the showS. I haven't tasted "Skinny Girl" but I think she has a future in Hwood. The best to him, her, his family, and of course, the lil girl.
And to all a good nite!
This was the end of a contract.
I bet that wedding planner she tortured is laughing his ass off.
Nice way to dump the new Bethanny, Xmas weekend when no one is in town and reading the news
Bethanny is not a nice person. She was never meant for a guy like Jason. His parents walked on eggshells around that bitch. Her show sucks. She is yesterday's news. He will find a nice girl from Pittsburg and have more kids and will be lucky to be rid of cunt Bethanny.
Bethenny is smart - she knew exactly how to play her audience. The unlucky-in-love girl finally gets the man, the baby, the happy ending, and it all plays out on TV. If you think for a second Jason was wronged and/or not in on this from the beginning, you're crazy.
Maybe I shouldn't say this on Christmas Eve, but it couldn't have happened to a cuntier TV-face.
That Dr Quack therapist she featured on the show apparently wasn't much help.
There was nothing real about her "reality" show.
Don't marry a man who has to see his family all the time if that's not your thing. I know I wouldn't.
I still like her. Jason seemed to have major male ego issues with being the 2nd banana and not the bread winner.
He moped a lot about where to go with his career and not wanting to work for her.
Then don't - but get the hell out of the way at the same time.
Bethanny does have a career and he seemed to make everything harder for her.
Both Bethanny and Jill are two bitches of the highest order.
First poor Jason loses his brother and then he gets this bitch. I think the guy is wonderful and hope he finds a nice girl and enjoys a peaceful life away from this shrew.
These two were polar opposites. It was never gonna last.
She should have just gone to a sperm bank
Agree with another poster. This bitch should have never been and should never again get married. Another nice and well-meaning straight guy fooled by a manipulative woman.
Who will tend to Jason's warm, moist, inviting anus?
[quote]Um, she didn't get anywhere NEAR $85 million for the skinny girl brand.
Um, yes, she did. The $85 million figure was published by The Wall Street Journal. The rumors that she made a fraction of that appeared in the tabloids and were never substantiated (and Bethanny denied them). I'll go with the NON-tabloid news source, thanks.
Bethanny is still the spokesperson for Skinny Girl and receives bonuses from its sales. That was part of the deal.
R6 makes me incredibly sad.
R18, do you also write letters to People Magazine about how happy you are for Reese? This makes you sad? GET.A.LIFE.
R6, since you say Jason will be snatched up quickly by a woman who will give him a family, why is it that he reached age 40 or so without being snatched up?
I'm r6, r82 please do forgive me for being aware of people who are reality stars and posting about it on a website that is purported to be here for this kind of thing.
You joyless losers completely suck the fun out of this site.
I like talking shit about reality stars and celebrities because my interpersonal relationships are very strong and relatively free of such drama. Kill me.
Yeah r82 what a nasty person you are, I mean you click on a Bethany thread and then say something hurtful and mean about another poster in a failed attempt to be snidefully clever. You are the sad one.
Her "diet cocktail" idea--which she worked very hard to get off the ground--is now an entire industry. She's RICHIE RICHIE RICHIE rich.
Yet still a cu-cu-cu-cu cunt.
Jason wasn't in her league. He never had a defined role or career. He was a physical trainer trying to segue into something better through B's connections. Finally, he ended up working for her and that was that. Bethanny thinks of herself as billionaire bait. He was a stepping stone, a handsome hunk of a stepping stone, but a stepping stone nonetheless.
He was a salesmen of medication or medical supplies, R89. A sales rep.
Andy Cohen gets to see all that uncensored footage of Jason taking a shower. Lucky bastard! God DAMN, I want to see that video! ;) Jason is HOT TO DEATH.
And, R85, people like you suck the intelligence out of the room and, unfortunately, the country. But, by all means, keep putting such deep thought into the lives of people who couldn't care less whether you live or die. And that includes bothering with what I think of you.
He knew exactly what he was getting into.
She tried to take him along for the ride but he couldn't enjoy it. He wanted to be her, the successful breadwinner and he couldn't see that there were far more valuable things he could contribute to her life other than money.
People thinking he'd get some big settlement must be high. There are three seasons of her reality show documenting that he was not involved in the development of the brand and, at best, made a few business trips to a manufacturing plant to sort out logistics. He wasn't a product developer, he had nothing to do with the Skinny Girl brand.
He's one of those asshole guys that insults his uber-successful, self-made wife in public - who needs that? He was too beta for her.
She is a harpy whose nature is to emasculate men. If she does settle with a man, he will have to be more powerful than she and put her in her place. Unlike me, she can only be happy if a man treats her as an inferior.
Who are these freaks who love Bethenny? Is this a PR campaign? She is an exceptionally unlikable person.
R95, Bethanny was never married previously, was she?
Isn't that her business partner?
I haven't watched this show. Does she show therapy sessions on camera or does she discuss her sessions? Aside from an attention seeker like Dr. Phil, who had let his licensing drop before he had his own show, what kind of a therapist would do sessions for TV like this without implications with his/her guild or professional body?
I'm gay and I'd fuck you Bethanny. And then you could give me a credit card and I'd get out of your hair. Does it get better than that? I think not.
I like Bethenny. I think she's hilarious and brave, she's always challenging herself. She works hard, is unpretentious. I don't know why you queens hate her. You're all so jealous - and don't say you're not.
Jason was a pharmaceutical sales rep. Now that some girls know who he is, he won't be single long. Bethanny is a shrill, humorless CUNT.
R103, he was single until age 40 or so!!
He is no different now than he was before.
R102 = Bethenny's terrible PR machine
Have no idea who these people are.
Good for Jason....how he could put up with that horse jawed, braying harpy is beyond me.
Where does the line start to suck Jason's meaty cock?
Bethanny's therapist is about as unprofessional as they get. It was already on the rocks, but when, on that ludicrous couples' therapy weekend sail bullshit, when she not only let him set Jason up, but joined in on the verbal abuse spree, her marriage was doomed. She can sometimes be amusing, but narcissists are better off single. At least it's better for their spouses.
Bethanny reminds me of Rhoda.
Rhoda had a sense of humor.
I stopped watching her years ago because she was so unlikable and narcissistic. She struck me as the antithesis of "keeping it real," which translated to being obnoxious and vulgar.
I remember all these stupid women who identified with her as damaged goods, and admired her drive and pluckiness, and bought her crap. Then Ellen gave her a talk show. Is she still as popular as she was when she got married and had the kid? Or have people finally wised us?
During her most recent reality show, Bethanny took her little baby, Bryn, age 2, in two different boats on rough seas WITHOUT a life jacket.
I think that is unforgiveable and incredibly negligent.