Bethenny Frankel called anti-Trump protests moronic
Bethenny Frankel has always been outspoken during her time on The Real Housewives of New York City. But her strong opinions might have gotten her in trouble with fans.
As thousands of Hillary Clinton supporters took to the streets across the country to protest President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday night, the 46-year-old reality star took to Twitter to slam those demonstrating.
“Crazy to bully and badger over the election,” she wrote. “We and the media nominated them and we had the right to vote for either.
“This protesting is moronic,” Frankel continued. “What is the government going to say? ‘Just kidding. Do over?’ ”
While she incorrectly stated that Trump had won the state of New York — a point she later clarified — Frankel’s frustration with the protests seemed to be around the violence of the protests.
“People are burning flags This is not a joke,” she said — telling a fan that peaceful protests were “not happening in New York City right now.”
“She won New York so no reason to burn our city to the ground,” she added. “Cursing and screaming and fighting and burning flags is not productive right now… I’m sorry — processing grief and frustration is one thing. This is another.”
Frankel also criticized a commenter who backed the angry voters, explaining to the Skinnygirl mogul that she might not understand the protester’s feelings as “multimillionaire white women haven’t exactly been the focus of [Trump’s] vitriol for over a year.”
“You look mighty white to me,” she told him.
Ultimately, Frankel took her own classic RHONY advice and went to sleep — celebrating a peaceful transition of power by snuggling with her 6-year-old daughter Bryn and her two new rescue dogs.
“Snuggling with my peanut and my puppies tonight is my peaceful transition,” she said.