The New Celebrity Money Makers

It’s 7 a.m. and Bethenny Frankel is hard at work. The reality TV star is talking to Don Imus about her new book, her new daughter and the time when, eight months pregnant and stitched into a wedding dress, she relieved herself into a champagne bucket on national television.

Frankel smiles knowingly and leans in a few inches from his face. “You’ll like me soon.”

Ten minutes later he does. Sold by her mix of burning ambition, self-effacing humor and painful vulnerability, Imus calls her a “great interview” and invites her to come back soon. No surprise there. Since 2005 Frankel has become the most well-known entrepreneur on television by making her business everyone’sbusiness. Meghan Casserly – Forbes – Click To Read More…