The Real Housewives of New York City Season 8 Episode 11 Recap: Who is Bethenny's BF?

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On The Real Housewives of New York City Season 8 Episode 11, the gang planned a getaway to Mexico, and the group was split over it.

Specifically, the issue of who should or shouldn't be invited. But there was also the topic of Bethenny Frankel dating a married man ...

When ​The Real Housewives of New York City Season 8 Episode 11 began, Bethenny  opened up to Carole Radziwill about a boyfriend.

One she recently vacationed with. And is impressed by.

Yes, it's safe to say Skinnygirl founder is into this guy. A big part of that is the fact that he doesn't need her, the reality star explained:

"It's nice to date someone really smart and passionate, and who's busy. I don't want him living my life in my apartment with my money."

"I want a partner."

Carole and her boyfriend Adam Kenworthy, who recently went away with the couple, were both impressed by Dennis Shields themselves.

"Your guy is amazing," she told her fellow cast member at one point. "I mean even Adam, who doesn't have, like, man-crushes was like f--k."

Like, f--k.

That's high praise right there. While Dennis Shields' name wasn't used on air, Frankel has been dating the banker since late last year.

It's unclear when, or if, we'll see him on screen, but Bethenny was able to give Bravo viewers a glimpse into how much he likes her.

"He's like, ‘I'm in love with you and I'd marry you tomorrow,'" Bethenny said, not that she's begging for such a thing. "That's too much."

Carole agreed, saying, "I would panic. I would never get to the point where they're going to say that because I always keep a nice distance."

"I never have to run because I'm never in it enough to have to run. I easily could walk away," she said. "I glide in and out of relationships."

Frankel can't get married anytime soon anyway ... because Shields is still married and so is she! It's a match made in heaven, right?

We're not judging, but it is a little unusual - and Bethenny was quick to admit (and make light of) this fact when his identity went public.

Bethenny tweeted regarding rumors of herself and Shields: "I'm dating a legally married separated man - perfect bc I'm legally married too!"

There you go.

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