Not many people impress Martha Stewart.
Bethenny Frankel, who was the runner-up on NBC's The Apprentice: Martha Stewart in 2005, is one of those people. While it used to bother her, it doesn't anymore. "She doesn't like me. She never really has. She's consistent," the Real Housewives of New York City star told Seth Meyers when she appeared on NBC's Late Night Wednesday. "We had a moment where we were going to do something on TV recently together. She's always been like a parent that I've always tried to get them to love me, but I gave up on that a couple years ago when I had my own show. She just never misses the opportunity to say something negative about me or my products." It's for that reason that Frankel thinks Stewart should become a cast member on Bravo's reality show. "She could get paid to rip me. You know what I mean?" she explained. "That's good for drama."
The Real Housewives of New York City is entering its eighth season, and though some cast members will not return, Frankel confirmed that many of her co-stars are still negotiating their contracts. "I love how it's like GE buying something—it's the big Housewives negotiation," she joked. "There is a negotiation. I think that we're all replaceable. In the very beginning when I started, we had a little clout because it was such a big deal. But, you know, you can find crazy people. Go to any mall in America, you can find some crazy bitches. You know what I mean? So, I feel like you can only negotiate so far, and I negotiate all day long in my other businesses and I just think that all the women think, 'They can't do the show without me.' And then they end up having to do whatever Bravo wants them to because they all need it."