Bethenny Frankel Says Many of the Real Housewives 'Can’t Afford the Lives They’re Living' -

Bethenny Frankel says the bank accounts of many Real Housewives stars aren’t quite as flush as they appear on TV.

“They can’t afford the lives they’re living,” Frankel, 47, tells Money for the magazine’s September issue. “And if the music stops, they’re going to get in some trouble.”

Frankel ensured that she would not find herself in that trouble when she signed her first contract to appear on The Real Housewives of New York City. Money reports that Frankel, who was paid $7,250 for her first...

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