What might’ve been…
As we reported, Bethenny Frankel‘s on-again, off-again boyfriend Dennis Shields was discovered lifeless Friday in his house in Trump Tower. In response to The New York Submit, the banker allegedly requested his assistant to offer him Narcan, an emergency remedy for opioid overdose, however misplaced consciousness earlier than it might take impact. The Submit‘s sources consider Shields was taking the prescription painkiller OxyContin.
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In response to a Folks report revealed on Monday, the banker proposed to the Actual Housewives of New York star months earlier than his passing.
The Skinnygirl founder’s buddy revealed:
“He proposed to her with a hoop in April. She wasn’t sporting the ring… There have been some hurdles to beat earlier than she might make that degree of a dedication. She liked him. He is her household and her greatest buddy and her confidante. Her associate and her enterprise associate.”
However how did she reply?
“She did not say no… She would have liked to have married him, however there have been some hurdles to beat first.”
A kind of hurdles could have been the truth that Shields was nonetheless legally married to his estranged spouse Jill.
Though it’s unclear if Frankel and Shields have been collectively earlier than his dying, “he liked her and she or he liked him.”
“She talked to him this previous week. He liked her and she or he liked him… She would have liked to have married him, however they have been nonetheless working by their points. She wished to make it work.”
On Monday, after Frankel posted a tribute to Shields on Instagram, previous and present RHONY co-stars commented in assist of the businesswoman.
Sonja Morgan wrote:
“Thanks for sharing this stunning picture. Cookie is with Dennis now. So many are sending you’re keen on and prayers by this very painful time.”
Jill Zarin — who misplaced her husband Bobby in January of this yr — commented:
“I by no means thought I’d be sending you condolences in your soul mate. I by no means met Dennis however he appeared like he actually liked you unconditionally. Phrases will not console you however time heals. Does not erase however heals the soul.”
Moreover, RHOC star Vicki Gunvalson wrote:
“Oh Honey, I am so sorry to listen to about your loss. Peace be with you as you mourn.”
Former RHOC solid member Gretchen Rossi commented:
“Ahh breaks my coronary heart sending love and hugs my buddy”
R.I.P. Dennis. You’ll be missed.
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