Bethenny Frankel, reality television “It Girl” and Skinnygirl cocktail creator, thrilled a crowd of hundreds of women Saturday at the She Expo sponsored by the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
Frankel, 40, a famous straight-shooter on shows such as “Real Housewives of New York City” and “Bethenny Every After,” gave adoring Chattanooga fans advice for love, getting on top in business and managing hectic schedules.
And, for the most part, she was well behaved, spelling out instead of saying curse words for the Southern crowd.
The She Expo, which has more than 170 booths this year offering everything from massages to makeup to doughnuts, will host lifestyle guru Martha Stewart on Sunday.
Read tomorrow’s Times Free Press for an exclusive interview with Frankel and fans reactions to her appearance.
Joan Garrett McClane has been a staff writer for the Times Free Press since August 2007. Before becoming a general assignment writer for the paper, she wrote about business, higher education and the court systems. She grew up the oldest of five sisters near Birmingham, Ala., and graduated with a master's and bachelor's degrees in journalism from the University of Alabama. Before landing her first full-time job as a reporter at the Times Free Press, ...