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Bethenny Frankel and husband of 2 years separating

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bethenny Frankel and husband Jason Hoppy are separating.RELATED:Celebrity breakups of 2012The 42-year-old TV personality, chef, author and entrepreneur told The Associated Press Sunday that the split brings her "great sadness."RELATED:Bethenny Frankel Twitterview"This was an extremely difficult decision that as a woman and a mother, I have to accept as the best choice for our family," Frankel said. "We have love and respect for one another and will continue to amicably co-parent our daughter who is and will always remain our first priority. This is an immensely painful and heartbreaking time for us."RELATED:Bethenny Frankel's parenting planFrankel and Hoppy were married in 2010 and have a daughter, Bryn, who was born that same year. The couple's courtship and marriage were documented in two reality series, "Bethenny Getting Married?" and "Bethenny Ever After..." Frankel gained fame as a star of "The Real Housewives of New York City." Since her stint on the Bravo show, she has written four books, released a fitness video and founded her Skinnygirl line of cocktails, shapewear and nutritional supplements.She launched a talk show, "Bethenny," over the summer that is set to air nationally on Fox stations in 2013.Scroll through to see the couple during happier times
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