Bethenny Frankel's mother illustrated why her daughter refused to speak to her when she slammed the Bethenny Ever After star in a tabloid magazine interview.
Bernadette Burke, who has been estranged from her daughter for many years, told Star magazine that she did not have high hopes for Bethenny's marriage to Jason Hoppy.
His problem is he's too nice, and she'll grab another nice one, he is replaceable, Burke reportedly said. Nice is boring and Bethenny gets bored with nice. I know she is bored because I get bored watching him.
She cheated on her first husband after her first couple of months of marriage, Burke continued. She doesn't have any respect for marriage because she has never seen good marriages.
Frankel -- who rose to reality fame as the token single girl on The Real Housewives of New York -- has been open about her troubled childhood and lack of role models. When she married Hoppy in 2010, not a single member of her family was among the guests.
Unless you count the child she was carrying: Frankel and Hoppy became engaged and quickly married after she became unexpectedly pregnant with Bryn, who is now 22 months old. Frankel's mom offered her two cents on the family arrangement:
She would never have married Jason but she wanted to have a child and the timing was right. She got what she wanted out of this, she married because of public opinion.
The couple's marital conflicts have been front and center in season two of Bethenny Ever After, but neither party has said they want out of the marriage.
Right now, he is a good father, but soon she won't need him and she will dump him, Burke said. Her husband seems like a really nice guy, but it won't last. He is really too weak for her.
Frankel has more than suggested that the couple's income disparity contributes to the newlywed tension. While Hoppy is a successful pharmaceutical sales professional, Frankel's Skinny Girl brand has exploded into something of an empire, fueled by her reality TV stardom.
According to RadarOnline, Frankel will speak out against her mother's unsolicited commentary in an upcoming episode of Bethenny Ever After.
I haven't spoken to my mother in well over a decade, Frankel reportedly says.
She's so desperate, it's really sad... I will never ever speak to her again as long as I live.