Reason for Leaving: "Last season was scary and painful," Frankel told UsWeekly of her voluntary exit in 2010. "It took all the joy out of it."
Post-Housewives Career: The Skinnygirl mogul wrote several books, released a Body by Bethenny DVD and starred in two Bravo spinoffs. She married Jason Hoppy two weeks before giving birth to daughter Bryn in May 2010. The spouses split in December 2012.