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Bethenny Frankel Explains Cancelled Talk Show Was Too 'Constricting,' Says 'I Can't Be Shackled'

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Sep. 22 2016, Updated 3:10 p.m. ET

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Real Housewife Bethenny Frankel reveals why her talk show, backed by TV host great Ellen DeGeneres, failed to stand the test of time.

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Bethenny Frankel opens up on what went wrong with her talk show attempt.

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The reality star, who lived up to her Skinnygirl reputation at a SodaStream event in NYC on Tuesday, admits the production process felt restricting.

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"It was way more constricting…like directing traffic," she told Haute Living in a recent interview. "It was way more filtered and edited than I like to be…I have a mouth for nighttime and I can't be shackled."

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Frankel's show was cancelled after just one season, which led to the mother-of-one's reluctant return to the Real Housewives of New York.

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"I felt that people had lost touch with me and thought that maybe I had lost touch," she explained of her decision to rejoin the Bravo franchise.

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But it's not all drama for the Skinnygirl mogul.

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Frankel just bought herself a $4.2 million apartment she's been busy renovating in New York City.

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Perhaps her next attempt at a talk show will see more success.

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