'bethenny': Bethenny Frankel gives being herself another go

bethenny-frankel-newscom-325.jpgZap2it: How is your new show different from what was tried last season?

Bethenny Frankel : I hope it is not all that different. I know what worked and what didn't.

Zap2it: What are some topics you will tackle?

Bethenny Frankel : Women really want to be in business, and that is something I can do. They have no idea how to get through the door. And what women are going through -- not enough sleep, being a mother and wanting to look good. The show is what women talk about when men aren't around.

Zap2it : Such as?

Bethenny Frankel : My husband overeats and snores, and I am not attracted to him.

Zap2it : Do you think this is not discussed on TV now?

Bethenny Frankel : Probably because most people on daytime aren't married or willing to talk.

Zap2it : You became known from "The Real Housewives of New York," though you were not a housewife. Why have reality shows worked for you?

Bethenny Frankel : I was the questionable character, as Andy Cohen says, I was the Greek chorus. He said I would say what the viewer was thinking. Most women overthink things. I will say something I am thinking.

Zap2it : Who would you love to come on your show?

Bethenny Frankel: Amanda Bynes, Mark Zuckerberg, Seth MacFarlane, Pink, Howie Mandel, Denis Leary. I used to cook for Denis Leary. I want to have people I have connection with.

Zap2it: Do you have an overriding philosophy?

Bethenny Frankel: Use what you have -- in your closet, in your fridge, in your bathroom.
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