Bethenny Frankel Speaks Out For First Time Since Ex-Boyfriend Dennis Shields' Death

Feb. 25 2019, Updated 11:49 a.m. ET

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Bethenny Frankel is finally speaking out after the tragic death of her on-and-off boyfriend Dennis Shields.

In a touching Instagram post this Monday, the Real Housewives of New York star shared a photo of the businessman lying in bed next to her beloved dog, Cookie, who recently passed away as well.

"Rest In Peace my sweet babies who gave me endless unconditional love. #nowandforever," Frankel, 47, wrote in the caption.

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Frankel's message came hours after the star attended Shields' funeral in New York this morning. readers know Shields, 51, was pronounced dead last Friday after allegedly overdosing on prescription pills inside his Trump Tower apartment.

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Insiders close to the businessman told Radar that Frankel had dumped him weeks before his sudden death.

While the Skinnygirl mogul had stayed quiet about the tragedy until now, Shields' estranged wife, Jill, voiced her grief all over social media, even calling the father of her children the love of her life.

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