Bethenny Frankel ‘s late boyfriend, Dennis Shields , was able to utter a few words to EMTs and police before he died — and they paint a clearer picture of how he passed. Sources say Dennis told the responding EMTs and cops he’d taken some of his prescribed oxycodone as well as Vicodin and a sleeping pill Doctors warn that opioids should never be taken with sleeping pills or other sedatives. Opioids slow respiratory function and sleeping pills do the same. The two combined can have a dangerous, synergistic effect that could result in death. As we reported, Dennis’ assistant had administered 2 doses of Narcan before authorities arrived. They administered an additional dose of Narcan, but Dennis could not be saved. Our law enforcement sources say police also found numerous prescription bottles scattered throughout his apartment
Bethenny Frankel’s on-and-off boyfriend found dead in Trump Tower
The Skinny Girl mogul flashed a quick peek at a huge diamond ring on her left finger on Instagram Stories Wednesday morning, leading us to believe that the Real Housewives of New York City star might be getting married to her boyfriend Dennis Shields. While we’re unsure if the engagement ring pictures are real or just a major dig at her frenemy and fellow Housewife, Luann de Lesseps as the two have had reoccurring beef on-screen, most recently over Luann’s engagement to Tom D’Agostino , the reality star posted not one, but two photos with the sparkly bling on her left finger.
He is facing away from the selfie camera, and her arm is wrapped around his head with a diamond ring in plain sight.
Bethenny Frankel took Father’s Day to remember her late boyfriend. New York City” star Bethenny Frankel remembered her late boyfriend, Dennis Shields, ‘Love Is Blind’ Stars Reveal the Weird Details About Pod Dating.
By Larry Celona and Ian Mohr. August 10, pm Updated August 10, pm. Dennis Shields, 51, lost consciousness after asking his assistant to administer Narcan — a emergency antidote used to reverse an opioid overdose — at around 9 a. The medication failed to revive the father of four, and emergency medical responders found him dead in his corner apartment on the 42nd floor. Shields, who was the CEO of the litigation-funding firm LawCash, and Frankel, 47, had been friends for nearly 30 years before they began dating in The reality-TV star was high-school friends with his estranged wife, Jill.
Jill Shields said she was heartbroken over his death. In an interview Sunday, Dennis Shields gushed about Frankel, whom he dated on and off amid her divorce from Jason Hoppy, the father of her 8-year-old daughter. But we do break up a lot. Everyone wants us to define what it is. Shields spent his professional career working in finance. He founded LawCash in
Bethenny Frankel and Jason Hoppy’s Custody Battle over Their Only Daughter Bryn
Season 11 of Real Housewives of New York was amazing! Bethenny Frankel , who chose not to cabaret sorry Luann de Lesseps! That reveal was so sweet, and so sad, at the same time.
She and Shields dated intermittently from onwards but always remained friends. He appeared occasionally on the Bravo show in which she stars. Shields’.
The year-old franchise OG admitted she didn’t leave RHONY because of the money, but rather it had been the only thing keeping her on the show. And so I was staying because of money. Season 11 of the reality show saw Bethenny mourning the sudden loss of her on-again off-again boyfriend, Dennis Shields. She was also still embroiled in a long-time custody battle with her ex Jason Hoppy, the father of her nine-year-old daughter, Bryn.
More recently, she’s been enjoying a blossoming relationship with film producer and real estate executive boyfriend, Paul Bernon. Bethenny announced last week she’ll star in new reality competition show called “The Big Shot with Bethenny. MGM Television and Mark Burnett will produce the show, which will feature contestants competing for a coveted spot on the Skinnygirl founder’s executive team.
Bethenny Frankel’s Father’s Day Tribute to Dennis Shields
Having your life out there on a reality show isn’t easy, and Bethenny Frankel has certainly been through the ringer. Real Housewives Of New York fans watched her date one Jason who didn’t want to move in with her only to move onto another Jason that she married, had a baby with, and is wrapping up an atrocious divorce with. Then, her on-again, off-again boyfriend died suddenly. There may be a light — and a new man — at the end of the tunnel. Her ex, Dennis Shields, was found dead of an alleged accidental overdose in his Trump Tower apartment, and Bethenny lost one of her closest friends and most trusted allies.
According to People, they first met about 27 years ago when he dated (and later married) one of her high school friends. Frankel began dating.
By Chelsea Hirsch. The Post, however, reported that he told responding officers before this death that he took a combination of oxycodone, Vicodin and a sleeping pill. You are missed. You are constantly quoted. You would be proud of my decisions and the evolution of my career and my life. You would be so excited about all of the announcements coming soon. You were my biggest cheerleader and were positive about a future for me that I never imagined possible.
You were right about biggysmallz being the greatest dogs. Frankel also included her current boyfriend, Paul Bernon, in the tribute. You always said I would find someone who would take care of me. We miss you. Happy Birthday!
Bethenny Frankel arrives for funeral of Dennis Shields
Bethenny Frankel born November 4,  is an American reality television personality, entrepreneur, and author. She rose to prominence as a contestant on the reality competition series The Apprentice: Martha Stewart , in which she was the runner-up, in She later became a main cast member in the Bravo reality television series The Real Housewives of New York City ; she has starred in eight of its twelve seasons since its premiere in Outside of her work in reality television, Frankel is the founder of the Skinnygirl, a lifestyle brand, and BStrong, a disaster relief organization.
She is also the author of four self-help books.
The Bravo star has been dating Bernon, a real estate developer and film RELATED VIDEO: RHONY: Bethenny Frankel Says She Felt Dennis.
Bethenny Frankel has had tough seasons on The Real Housewives of New York City before, but this season tackles what is undoubtedly one of the most difficult years of her life. A few weeks after the death of her on-again-off-again boyfriend Dennis Shields, Bethenny found herself connecting with another man, whom viewers see her planning a date with on the show.
RHONY fans wondering who Bethenny’s new boyfriend is may be glad to hear that they’re actually still together, as of Valentine’s Day Her new beau is a film producer and real estate developer named Paul Bernon. People announced their budding romance in October of , which is around the time when Bethenny would have filmed the Apr. In that episode, she speaks to a grief counselor regarding her conflicting feelings about going on a date with a new person so soon after Dennis’ death.
She worries that bringing grief from her old relationship into a new relationship may not be a cute look. But her grief counselor reassures her that finding new romantic connections can actually help the grieving process along and suggests that cultivating a new relationship can actually be a way to honor her love with Dennis. Bethenny and Paul actually share an alma mater — Paul attended Boston University for undergrad, where he studied film and television, per his LinkedIn account.
Currently, Paul is doing a pretty good job of juggling both his passions.
August will mark two years since Bethenny Frankel lost her then-boyfriend, Dennis Shields, to a suspected drug overdose. And not a day goes by that the “Real Housewives of New York” alum doesn’t think about him, especially today, on what would have been his 53rd birthday. You are missed. You are constantly quoted. You are one of a kind.
brought huge tragedy into Bethenny’s life. Her ex, Dennis Shields.
Bethenny Frankel has a new man , and she’s not afraid to tackle any of the questions surrounding her budding relationship. The Real Housewives of New York star has been at the center of some controversy after being spotted getting cozy with Big Apple banker Dennis Shields , who is still legally married.
I’m the one getting married, I’m engaged, and Bethenny’s still trying to get a divorce. Frankel responded on Twitter, writing, “She’s correct. I’m dating a legally married separated man-so perfect bc i’m legally married too! CountessLuann xo.