Bethenny Frankel’s Ex-Husband Jason Hoppy Arrested For Stalking
Bethenny Frankel’s ex-husband Jason Hoppy was arrested in New York City last week after verbally threatening her outside of their 6-year-old daughter’s school. He was charged with stalking and harassment.
Prior to the incident, Hoppy had sent the “Real Housewives” star numerous hostile emails and incessantly attempted to contact her via Facetime, despite having received a cease and desist letter last November. On Friday morning, he showed up at their child’s school while Frankel was dropping her off and yelled, “I will destroy you, you can get all the lawyers you want, you’ve been warned.” He was arrested at his residence shortly later and charged with harassment in the first degree and stalking in the fourth degree. Hoppy, however, denies the charges.
As Gossip Cop reported, Frankel and Hoppy wed in 2010, and welcome a daughter named Bryn that same year. In December 2012, the reality star and entrepreneur announced she and her husband had separated. “This was an extremely difficult decision that as a woman and a mother, I have to accept as the best choice for our family,” she said at the time, adding, “We have love and respect for one another and will continue to amicably co-parent our daughter who is and will always remain our first priority.”
The following month, Frankel filed for divorce. Despite her claim that they would “continue to amicably co-parent,” the exes battled bitterly over custody of Bryn until June 2014 when they signed off on a settlement. Interestingly, just days before the custody agreement was reached, a sobbing Frankel testified in court that Hoppy allegedly threatened to destroy her, the same verbiage used in the current situation.