Two days before her boyfriend Dennis Shields died of an obvious overdose, Bethenny Frankel regretfully noted that New York's Real Housewives are simply not Mr. Right – and now Shield's friends are wondering if this is the admission ( 19659002) "She [basically] said, 'I love him, but I could never marry him & # 39 ;," said a friend from Wednesday's episode in which Frankel told co-housewife Dorinda Medley they never live
Shields, 51, was found dead 9 am Friday in his Trump Tower apartment
He had asked his assistant to give him Narcan – an emergency opioid antidote – but was dead when first responders arrived, sources said
It will take about six weeks for the toxicological results to confirm whether Shields are suffering from an opioid overdose, according to a commission of inquiry.
Before the last episode, the billionaire investment banker had excited about Frankel and her turbulent Four Relationship (1
"It's great in every way," he said. "But we collapse a lot," he added.
On Tuesday night, he was spotted in Manhattan and in the hip New Flatiron District Restaurant Kyma amused.
"He looked so happy and healthy and lively on Tuesday," a diner recalled not asking
On Wednesday, season 10, episode 18 aired by Real Housewives of New York
In one scene, Frankel shows her new luxury townhouse in downtown Manhattan to Medley, Frankel gushes about her huge, "holy guacamole" walk-in closet, and the two sit down on the dining island of the kitchen to eat food salads.
Talking quickly turns to her love life, and Frankel tells Medley that she's taking a three-month break from Shields – not that she would have told him.
"And I did not tell Dennis, but in my own mind I said," Ninety days. I have not said a word to Dennis for ninety days. "
" It's really hard to realize that someone you love is simple – that does not mean they're the right person, "Frankel says between the fork feet (19659002)" Yes, "Medley agrees.
"And I wish he was," adds Frankel, "and I can live here forever. And I agree with that.
Medley rolls his eyes and says, "I doubt that. "
Frankel, then deafness:" Well, no, I will not let him share the cupboard.  At least one of Frankel's RHONY roommates has extended their sympathies.
The recently widowed Jill Zarin said Friday she was "devastated" for Frankel, "I know what it's like to get someone so fast." to lose. It is unbearable, "she told the Post.
" There is nothing worse than the sudden death. You can not prepare. There is no time to say goodbye.
Additional coverage by Jennifer Gould Keil and Laura Italiano