Ex-Real Housewives BETHENNY FRANKEL and hubby throw in the towel on their marriage.
"It brings me great sadness to say that Jason and I are separating. This was an extremely difficult decision that as a woman and a mother, I have to accept as the best choice for our family," Frankel said in a statement.
Tthe marriage between the former The Real Housewives of New York star-turned-author and Skinnygirl entrepreneur and Hoppy had been strained for months, RadarOnline.com reported.
The couple married in March, 2010 when Frankel — who went on to star in Bethenny Ever After — was seven months pregnant with the couple's daughter.