Bethenny Frankel Goes Public With Boyfriend 5 Month's After Ex Dennis' Overdose Death

Bethenny Frankel instagram official boyfriend Paul Bernon
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Dec. 26 2018, Updated 12:54 p.m. ET

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Bethenny Frankel is Instagram official with her new boyfriend! The Real Housewives of New York star made her social media debut with her new boyfriend Paul Bernon only months after the death of her on-again, off-again boyfriend Dennis Shields.

"Bye bye Dominican Republic," Frankel, 48, captioned two photos with her new man. "What a beautiful country of beautiful people. #Healingretreat."

In the first photo, Frankel and Bernon are overlooking the ocean as they're sipping on cocktails. They posed for a selfie in the second sweet snap.

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This is the first time Frankel has posted her boyfriend on Instagram.

The trip comes after Frankel suffered a nearly-fatal allergic reaction to fish earlier this month.

"I have a rare fish allergy," she tweeted. "Sunday, I had soup, itched & was unconscious for 15 mins then to ER & ICU for 2 days w BP of 60/40. I couldn't talk, see, thought I had a stroke & dying & told if 5 mins later I'd be dead. 911 & EPI saved me. I'll never not carry an #epipen."

Frankel credited her boyfriend for saving her life.

The RHONY star and real estate executive were first spotted together in October.

Radar broke in November that Bernon was involved in a civil suit filed on June 9, 2015 after he allegedly slammed his car into a motorcyclist.

Massachusetts court records claimed Bernon "was operating his motor vehicle in a careless and negligent manner."

"Paul Bernon's negligence caused the motor vehicle he was operating to rear end the motorcycle driven by the Plaintiff, Scott Wimberly, thereby injuring the Plaintiff, Scott Wimberly," the lawsuit claimed. "Scott Wimberly "suffered serious personal injuries, incurred expenses for medical treatment, suffered great pain of body and mind."

Bernon denied he was to blame and the lawsuit was dismissed.

In August, Frankel's on-again, off-again boyfriend Dennis Shields, 51, who has appeared on the Bravo show, was found dead of an overdose in his apartment.

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