As bethenny frankel prepares for next month's premiere of "The Real Housewives of New York City," rumors are swirling in regard to her love life. Although fans may have to wait for the premiere of the show to learn what is really going on between Frankel and any potential partners, actor Eric Stonestreet has revealed that he is not dating the reality star.

During an appearance on "The View" days ago, which was shot in Disney World, Stonestreet was questioned about his relationship with Frankel.

In turn, he explained that he had met the Skinnygirl mogul at a party and remained friends ever since. He also applauded Frankel as a "force" and said she is really sweet and caring.

Bethenny Frankel weighs in on Twitter

After quoting the story and sharing it with her fans on Twitter, Bethenny Frankel explained, "He's available & phenomenal & sometimes lets me tag along as his +1 at fab parties." She also added the hash tag, "Catch."

Is Bethenny Frankel dating or engaged to Dennis Shields?

Following her split from former husband Jason Hoppy, Bethenny Frankel was linked to a few men, including Eric Stonestreet, Michael "Mac" Cerussi, Marcus Lemonis and Warren Lichenstein. Then, months ago, after Frankel debuted a massive diamond ring, rumors began swirling in regard to a possible engagement to Dennis Shields.

Following the speculation into Frankel's possible engagement, news of her relationship with Shields and how it began hit the web. As a People Magazine report revealed at the time, Frankel and Shields have known one another for 25 years and began dating after he split from his former wife.

“We have a lot of friends in common, and we’ve been friends for years... We’ve both been married and separated, so we’re a perfect match," Frankel explained to the magazine, citing her divorce from Jason Hoppy.

"Like everything else in my life, I’m owning it."

For more of Bethenny Frankel and her co-stars, tune in to "The Real Housewives of New York City" season nine premiere on Wednesday, April 5, at 9 p.m. on Bravo TV.

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