What’s the Truth?
“It was shocking how she treated this crew member,” the source continued about their trip. “This person was legitimately lost on an island without power and cell service – and Bethenny lost her mind, screaming at them and threatening to end their career. It was horrible.”
Allegedly, Bethenny’s real behavior only came out behind the camera.
“The team behind the show were amused that when the camera was turned on Bethenny was all ‘namaste’ and charitable and soon as the camera was switched off she’d be yelling at the crew, telling them they couldn’t break for lunch and just generally making a difficult trip to a disaster zone even worse,” the insider continued.
Overall, the snitch said the experience was “hell.”
“Imagine you lose everything and then Bethenny Frankel shows up with a camera crew. Talk about a nightmare.”
However, a separate source close the Bethenny said the allegations simply weren’t true.
“She sent over 50 planes in to help with relief as well as raising approximately $50 million. She never even interacted with the crew,” the insider said. “She was spending her time and efforts trying to help the people of Puerto Rico and running door to door distributing over a million dollars in cash cards.”
Who Gets the Best Edits?
Now fans are talking about Dorinda’s comments, wondering in Bethenny truly gets the best edit. As one Redditor wrote, “if this season is a good edit for Bethenny, the truth must be god awful.”
Many fans thought Dorinda was right on the money, pointing out various production methods that give Bethenny a better light than her co-stars – and not just in scenes with the 53-year-old, but in almost all her fights and feuds.
“I mean it’s true that Bethenny gets a chance to narrate every single segment and every fight, as though she’s an authority. You always hear Bethenny’s side,” one person pointed out.
“She can be pulling dumb shit like saying Carole is furreeeeaking her out because she knows she’s losing and Bethenny’s talking heads still pop up in between every exchange and Carole maybe gets two or three,” they continued. “Bethenny looks awful, but the editors have always given her the benefit of the doubt.”
On the topic of her big fight with Carole, the original poster replied, “You know what else I noticed? And this may be inconsequential, but on YouTube the title of the clip of that fight is ‘You Dont Have to Like It,’ which was a Bethenny line, when CLEARLY the best line was Carole’s ‘Does The Truth Freak You Out?’”
“I actually like both Carole and B a lot but I sense they were trying to make B seem like the logical one, and not the completely manipulative gaslighting one. Sigh,” the fan continued.
Another fan pointed out that she’s a “big draw for a lot of people,” which is why she gets more power.
“A lot of people just also have basic taste and will believe anyone who speaks quickly and with confidence,” the Real Housewives of New York City follower continued. “You can’t really pick apart the flaws in Bethenny’s arguments when she moves so fast.”
“TOTALLY agree,” another redditor replied. “I think the producers know she’s the fan favorite (usually) so they want to make it seem like she won the fight, since she always wins the fight.”
Does the Production Team Decide?
Other fans said that Dorinda was primarily just throwing a tantrum because of how she was portrayed – which you can see in the video above.
“Just my opinion but I think Dorinda is upset about the edit she got the episode where she got drunk at the charity dinner. She still thinks Bethenny set her up […] and is refusing to take any accountability for it,” a fan of the show wrote.
The user continued, adding, “Yes Bethenny has made mistakes and some of them probably don’t make the air, but let’s not act like your drunken meltdowns weren’t edited from a comedic angle to make you more likable until this season…”
“Even if she is right, who is Dorinda to point out good edits? She’s got the face of Bravo in her back pocket and is so very clearly fan favorite despite her drunken (rage) moments,” another fan added.
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