Bethenny Frankel's topless movie role from the '90s still haunts her

Oct 17, 2016 at 5:08 p.m. ET
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This may be today's weirdest news.

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Apparently, back in her youthful days, The Real Housewives of New York's Bethenny Frankel starred in a deliciously cheesy flick called Beverly Hills 90028, in which she played a high school student/murderer... and went topless in a couple scenes.

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And now, Frankel is reportedly afraid that those topless moments, shot 22 years ago, are going to come back to haunt her and hurt her business.

"She's hoping if she laughs it off, it will go away," a source told In Touch Weekly. "She is humiliated. Behind closed doors she's panicking. She's worried that a porn company will edit the scenes to make it look like an X-rated film."

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The source continued, "She's worried that this will affect not only her Skinnygirl brand, but various other businesses she has in the works. She's trying to come up with a game plan because she doesn't want to lose any business."

OK, did you know that this movie existed? Because I didn't know this movie existed. Would anyone even be talking about it if Frankel hadn't brought it up?

Also, she needs to calm down because her business isn't in danger because she showed her boobs more than two decades ago. Actually, on that note, can we all calm down about women showing their boobs? In most of the world, women are seen topless regularly — in media, at the beach, etc. Men let their nips hang out in public in the U.S. all the time, and we don't make a big deal about it. Why is there this double standard that says women can't do the same? #FreeTheNipple, guys.

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