Talk show host Bethenny Frankel welcomes Ellen DeGeneres as a guest on 'bethenny' on Tuesday, June 12th. / Mark Davis/Warner Bros.
Movie stars have more privacy:
"I don’t know what’s going on at Reese Witherspoon’s house right now, or what Gwyneth Paltrow’s doing or what Jennifer Aniston is really like. That’s their privacy – they get to play other people. Other than that, you don’t get to come in. I think that’s pretty cool. But for me, the [privacy] ship has sailed."
Being the boss lady:
"Everyone wants to work for me. I am very, very difficult to work for. I’m not abusive, I’m not a diva, I don’t need any special kind of water. I am just intense and the job is very intense."
What role models?
"I’ve never compared myself to anyone else, I’ve never compared my ideas to anyone else’s. If it’s meant to be then it will work, because I can’t be anyone but me."
Oh, the pressure:
"Everybody thinks I sold my company and I should be just lying back on a yacht. Yes, things are good for the moment and I do have financial security. But it’s expensive to run a business. The bigger it gets it’s like a beast and the pressure is huge."
Getting from here to there:
"It’s not just me. We all moved out to L.A. for the summer. Everyone had to get a car and learn to drive. I’m in a whole crew now, which is crazy, because I’ve always been such a loner."