Bethenny Frankel may be going through a tough divorce from estranged husband Jason Hoppy, but she's not letting it keep her down.
Life & Style can reveal that the 42-year-old's focus on her show is helping her through the split.
"She's diving headfirst into working on her new talk show," an insider tells Life & Style.
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On Jan. 29, Bethenny, who's mom to 2-year-old daughter Bryn, met with two female television executives to hammer out the new details of the self-titled series.
"She really brightened up when she spoke about the show," adds the insider. "It's obvious it's an escape for her."
With her show set to kick off in September, the SkinnyGirl creator is busy getting everything in order. The reality star will not shy away from drawing on her personal struggles for inspiration either, adds the insider, "[The show] is clearly making her happy."
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Bethenny has been very open about her split. She and Jason announced their separation in December, and two weeks later, she filed for divorce.
“Listen, it's a struggle, and like any struggle, you push through it and move forward," Bethenny recently said.
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And with her tough attitude, this former housewife should definitely come out stronger than ever.
For more on Bethenny's talk show and divorce, pick up the new issue of Life & Style, on stands now.
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