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Bethenny Frankel's Late Ex's Pals 'Furious' Star Sobs About OD Death On Reality TV

Jan. 29 2019, Updated 7:01 p.m. ET

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Bethenny Frankel was devastated by the loss of on-and-off boyfriend Dennis Shields. But now, five months after his death, his friends are not happy with her very-public grieving process.

A source close to the situation exclusively told that Shields' pals are horrified the Skinnygirl mogul is talking and crying about him on the trailer for the upcoming season of her reality show, The Real Housewives of New York.

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"Will Bethenny stop at anything just to be a little bit more famous?" said the exasperated insider.

The pals' anger comes after the star broke down over her ex' death on camera.

"A man is dead, and his wife and children are still mourning the death of a husband and a father. Yet Bethenny has decided she will reopen wounds by using his death to make TV," continued the source. "She should be ashamed of herself."

Radar readers know that since Shields' overdose death on August 10, 2018, Frankel, 48, has moved on with Boston-based businessman Paul Bernon.

However, she's continued to post photos and tributes to her late lover on her social media channels.

"This is the same person that turned up to Jill Zarin's husband's funeral with a camera crew. The family is grateful that Bethenny didn't bring her camera crew with her to Dennis' funeral," said the insider, recalling how Frankel made Bobby Zarin's funeral a storyline in the hit show.

"Just because she wants every second of her dysfunction live on camera, it doesn't mean everyone does. This is just wrong," concluded the source.

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