Bethenny Frankel is, first and foremost, a businesswoman. The latest aspect
of her franchise? Fiction-writing. The Real Housewife alum’s first novel,
Skinnydipping, is headed for stores in May, and Bethenny has already been
approached about making the fictionalized version of her life into a film
and TV show.
So who does she see playing the character based on herself? “When I thought
about the lead character, I thought about people like Mila Kunis,” she told
the Associated Press. “Expect the unexpected. I think that Mila Kunis would
I’ve been flipping back and forth between photos of the two of them and,
you know what? I guess they do kind of look alike in terms of hair and
general skinniness and whatever, but personality wise, Mila just seems so
chill and Bethenny seems so…not. Bethenny’s second choice, however, may
have a bit more in common with Bethenny in terms of ruthless ambition and
intensity, if not looks. The lucky girl in mind? Lea Michele (if only she
could stand not singing for an hour).