25 Things You Don’t Know About Me: Bethenny Frankel

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Bethenny Frankel, 40, (Bethenny Ever After airs on Bravo Mondays at 10P.M. Her book A Place of Yes is out March 22.) shares 25 things you don't know about her with UsMagazine.com.

1. I very rarely pay retail. I'm a sample sale, online, bargain shopper. Having something from "this season" is irrelevant to me.

2. I don't like surprises.

3. I cringe at opening gifts in front of people.

4. I don't own a scale.

5. I'd rather be the most interesting woman in the room than the prettiest.

6. I love to gamble.

7. I cry when I think about my dog Cookie's age. She's 10.

8. Cookie sleeps under my covers.

9. When I get a massage, I ask them to murder me.

10. I love chain restaurants with menus that contain things like potato skins.

11. I eat toasted scooped out whole-wheat bagels with a little butter and cheese on most days.

12. I love a good road trip.

13. Rihanna is my female crush.

14. I have major trouble with home decorating.

15. I obsessively get rid of things. I hate extra words or possessions.

16. I can't stand the desperation of a buffet line.

17. I obsess over not spending every minute with [10-month-old daughter] Bryn.

18. I hate long, involved recipes with multiple steps.

19. I could be buried in a spa.

20. I love business more than money.

21. Five years ago, I was broke. I had negative $50,000 in income on my 2007 taxes.

22. One of my favorite drinks is a Long Island Iced Tea.

23. The difference between a good day and a bad day is a good night's sleep.

24. I find tapas annoying.

25. I was a production assistant on the beach episodes of Saved by the Bell.

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