Controversial “Skinnygirl”Bethenny Frankel Posts Scary Skinny Photo — and Fans React
Is she taking “Skinnygirl” a little too literally?
Bethenny Frankel’s body made headlines today after the reality star posted an alarmingly thin photo of herself on Twitter.
Today my newest book #SkinnygirlCocktails is available wherever books are sold!! Go pick up yours today! pic.twitter.com/prK2OvSvPA
— Bethenny Frankel (@Bethenny) October 28, 2014
Bethenny, clad in a black cap-sleeved top and green leopard-print skirt, posted the pic in an attempt to promote her new book, “Skinnygirl Cocktails.”
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While some fans shared their excitement to read her latest, many were left shocked after they saw the image.
One fan told her to “eat something” and questioned if she was “having a nervous breakdown.”
Others told her she looked really thin.
The 43-year-old responded to the image on the Elvis Duran and the Z100 Morning Show earlier today.
“The way that my body was, it made me look like I was a skeleton and it became this whole Internet thing yesterday, that I’m anorexic and all this crazy stuff,” she said. “So if I hadn’t posted the picture, then that would never happen, so someone said you have to really be careful about everything you post.
“Yes, in some circumstances you do but if I start filtering myself and being so careful walking on eggshells with everything I say or post, I won’t even be me or be on this radio show or on that television show, or as successful as I am. So this is who I am, and sometimes you make mistakes!”
This is hardly the first time Bethenny has caused body controversy on social media. Back in July, she posed in her 4-year-old daughter Bryn’s pajamas and posted the snap on Instagram.
“This is my daughter’s nightgown and PJ shorts,” Bethenny captioned the image. “Think we’re ready to start sharing clothes yet?”
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After facing harsh criticism, she took to Twitter to defend herself:
BREAKING NEWS! World Scandal: Former reality star, failed talk show host & cocktail maven jokes by wearing her kids’ pjs! #itcantbetrue
— Bethenny Frankel (@Bethenny) July 14, 2014
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