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Bethenny Frankel reveals how Jill Zarin failed to villainize her (VIDEO)

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Bethenny Frankel is celebrating 100 episodes of The Real Housewives of New York by dishing on the best of the show's drama.

In an interview sneak peek with Andy Cohen on his Watch What Happens Live special, Frankel discusses her early feud with former costar Jill Zarin.

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Frankel explained that her hosting gig on the Today Show drove Zarin to an uncontrollable fit of jealousy. The producers of the show even revealed to Frankel that, "Jill called here, and she lost her mind." Zarin reportedly told producers, "Why not me? I'd be better than her."

From there, Frankel tried to put the past in the past with Zarin and even sent her husband Bobby, who is battling cancer, flowers during a procedure he was having.

But then Season 3 of RHONY started filming, and Zarin took to the cameras to get angry with Frankel because she didn't call Bobby, and that she only sent flowers. And Frankel is convinced that it really had nothing to do with a phone call and everything to do with Zarin's jealousy.

"I was like, 'Whoa. This is one cunning bitch," Frankel explained to Cohen. But, fortunately for Frankel, Zarin's backstabbing didn't work. Frankel added, "It was really clear that she wanted people to hate me, and it completely backfired."

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Frankel wasn't done there. She took her time with Cohen to add one more nail in the coffin that is her relationship with Zarin, "Pigs get fat and hogs get slaughtered, and that's how it goes."

Check out the sneak peek clip of the special below.

The episode will also feature appearances from Kelly Bensimon, Aviva Drescher, LuAnn de Lesseps, Dorinda Medley, Sonja Morgan, Carole Radziwill, Ramona Singer, Kristen Taekman and Heather Thomson.

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The RHONY 100th episode special airs on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 8/7c on Bravo.

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