Farrah Abraham slams Bethenny Frankel for normal questions: ‘degrading to women’

Backdoor Teen Mom Farrah Abraham was on Bethenny Frankel’s talkshow yesterday. Apparently Bethenny and her audience dared to question Farrah on her parenting skills, choice of a career, and lifestyle, all of which she’s made very public and has profited on. Bethenny tried to intervene on Farrah’s behalf, but Farrah still took offense, going off on Bethenny after the show and claiming that she was “judgmental” and “degrading to women.” There was so much madness in this interview that it’s hard to know what to quote. I’ll stick with the parenting stuff, but there’s more. Here are links to videos in which Farrah talks about her plastic surgery (she just had very obvious lip injections, she wants more) and where she defends her comments about letting her four year-old daughter “have her own life.”

Here are some quotes from a part of the interview that Farrah is taking offense to, where an audience member calls her out for admitting she waxes her little girl’s eyebrows:

Audience Member: When you say that people tell you to wax your daughters eyebrows and pluck them but you genuinely think she’s beautiful. Why did you do it?
Farrah: After that whole situation in the media, I actually got a lot of fan mail from girls who were younger, who did have uni-brows and they only wished that their moms would have helped them.
Audience Member: My head is going to pop off. I swear. That is crazy. You’re making a little girl believe that without you plucking her eyebrows she wont have pretty pictures. She’s four, she’s beautiful.
Farrah: Actually, I didn’t. It’s not even pictures and it’s not that I’m telling my daughter she’s not beautiful and to be honest with you, she was sleeping so it was like.
Audience Member: Oh my God. So that makes it better?
Farrah: Oh my God. You know I can be just as dramatic as somebody who is older than me right now. That’s just ridiculous.
Audience Member: She’s out of her mind, I’m sorry.
Bethenny: Okay, someone just said so much for the no judgement zone and I don’t invite people on here to beat them up. That’s not what this show is about. It’s about having a conversation so we can all get to the next place. So are you okay?
Farrah: I’m good.
Bethenny: Are you sure?

[From The Bethenny Frankel Show, received via email]

Notice that Bethenny defended Farrah and that Farrah had no decent comeback for this lady so she tried to insult her for being slightly older than she is. Ridiculous. You can watch that segment below.

Even though Bethenny tried to be nice about the whole thing, Farrah still took great offense and went off on Bethenny to Radar Online. I don’t understand how she takes offense to things that she personally put out in the media.

According to Abraham, 22, it’s not what she signed up when she agreed to appear on the nationally syndicated chat-fest.

“Before going on the show, I was told that it would be a positive and inspirational talk for mothers and business women,” the star of Backdoor Teen Mom, an adult film, told Radar in an exclusive interview.

“But as soon as I met Bethenny, it turned into a judgmental zone. She did not like how I valued my daughter’s opinion and care so much about her that I allow her to have her own voice.

“Then, she brought up very old misconstrued tabloid topics like my daughter’s unibrow and had judgmental women who were in the audience act disrespectful towards me and twist my opinion — as a mother, I care about my daughter’s hygiene — to suggest Sophia would not be beautiful, even if she had a unibrow.

“It was rude and I felt Bethenny siding with these women and their untrue statements.”

Abraham, who has also launched her own sex toy line, described Frankel as “degrading to women” and “hating” on their gender.

“During the show, she brought up my sex toy line… and tried to encourage the audience to not buy my line because ‘I’m a Teen Mom and that’s all I will ever be,’” added Abraham.

“This was very rude as my life has moved on from all of this, plus, it made no sense at all being the first release of the sex toys are for men not women. Perhaps her ex-husband Jason will be purchasing my sex toys… not women like Bethenny.”

[From Radar Online]

There is so much wrong with all of this I don’t know where to start. Farrah’s daughter is four years old. She said, of her four year-old. “It’s healthy that we have a break. She has her own life and is doing her own thing, and I’m doing mine.” That’s idiotic, of course she’s going to be questioned about that.

Farrah put out a line of sex toys, based on a mold of her lady parts, just a month ago. Yet somehow she is offended when it’s brought up, because “she’s moved on” from that. She expected Bethenny to praise her as some kind of businesswoman, but she has no other business. Her adult film career and sex toy line is her only business. She’s given lip service to going to college or opening up a restaurant, but she hasn’t done that. So what the hell is anyone supposed to ask her about? If she wants to be an adult film start and put out sex toys, great. Just own that! She should be able to talk about it and, since she’s getting publicity for it, admit it’s her thing now. Instead she’s attacking a talk show host for asking about stuff she did and used for publicity within the past few months. Unbelievable.

Here’s the part that Farrah is taking offense to. Look at how she can barely move her mouth.



photo credit: WENN.com and The Bethenny Frankel show


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  1. Dani2 says:

    Bethenny is offensive and degrading to women? Farrah’s life choices are offensive to women! She needs to reevaluate them, like ASAP.

    • Erinn says:

      I think they’re BOTH offensive and degrading to women. I will give Bethenny credit in this single situation though – she did stand up for Farrah and corralled it a bit. Though, I doubt it was her being altruistic; she wants to come across as more reasonable and compassionate considering the way she’s made herself look with the divorce and child custody proceedings.

  2. eliza says:

    This Backdoor trick needs to STFU and go away. People also need to stop giving her the time of day. I know, I commented but never again. This trash box needs to go away.

  3. MonicaQ says:

    Four years old = can have their own life? My life at 4 was Monday Night Football, CHiPs, New Kids on the Block, and Macaroni and Cheese.

    • booboocita says:

      My life was my puppy, Frosted Flakes, The Muppet Show, and above all, story time with my mommy, whom I love dearly, then and now, and who was an affectionate, occasionally stern, and always present fixture in my life. Thank God for good mothers. That poor tyke …

    • Nono says:

      I don’t even remember what my life at 4 was.

      Farrah sort of has a point, however. She phrased it not eloquently, but it’s true: four-year-olds should be encouraged to do things on their own, and it’s okay and even healthy for parents to take a little “me” time by the time their children are that old.

    • msm says:

      Seriously. At four years old, you want to be with your mommy ALL THE TIME. Who takes a “break” from their four year old? And lest someone come for me with the “mommies need time, too” comments, I get that. I have a 9 year old and I have and do take a day or even a weekend away from him. Farrah leaves the kids with her parents and just goes.

    • Yep says:

      I am in awe that her kid can just go off to the park when eva! She must use her lil red wagon to push the crosswalk button. Clever! Plus packing her bottle and ziewieback for snacks, ahhh…the life of a 4 year old. Doin her own thang! Farrah totally changed the definition of child neglect, so now mommies can use the “Farrah Defense” when CPS gets their on their ass. If Farrah cant be busted for it, why should they?!

  4. merski says:

    “Backdoor Teen Mom” – that never fails to crack me up!

  5. grabbyhands says:

    Farrah Abraham’s existence is degrading to humanity. I can’t believe someone hasn’t taken her poor kid away from this delusional freak. She strikes me as one of those women who will develop Munchausen by proxy syndrome so that she will still be on the news once people are bored of her for good.

  6. Abigail says:

    A note to Farrah and other delusional, self-important, self-pitying starlets (Taylor Swift): just because you find something offensive does not mean it is degrading to all women. If someone is critical of you, it does not mean they are critical of women in general. Who appointed you the representative of the female gender?

    • Dani2 says:

      + THIS. I’m a Taylor fan but that comment about there being a special hell for women who don’t support other women still makes me side eye her to this day. And recently Selena Gomez said that it isn’t feminism if you’re criticising another artist, like girl, it’s not WOMEN, it’s just you okay?!

  7. teehee says:

    Thats what happens when a culture ‘rewards’ misfits: they think it validates them. This piece of dumb thinks she is actually doing something right cos she gets media attention and therefore those who disagree with her being a misfit, must be wrong. She will only begin to understand how she failed at her own, her mother, and her daughters life when she doesnt get paid and promoted for being so stupid anymore.

  8. Evelyn says:

    This chick is an affront to business women and mothers.
    What four year old does their own thing? “Yeah mom, I’m going over to Karens, they got a keg of milk so don’t wait up.”

  9. Dani says:

    I think trying to have a rational conversation with Farrah is pretty much like talking to a brick wall. She has zero self-awareness. I imagine she must frustrate the people in her orbit on a regular basis. I wonder if she has any true friends because she would be exhausting. She is always slamming people publicly. Of course not before she uses them for her own purposes to promote her endeavors.

  10. jaye says:

    This woman is SO immature and SO delusional. Given her mother’s behavior as documented on Teen Mom, it not hard to figure out why she’s the way she is.

  11. aims says:

    Farrah is a waste of skin. If ever there was a discussion about forced sterilization, her name would be on the top of my list. She is vain, entitled, rude, and stupid. She never seemed to have any maternal affection towards her daughter. She’d rather go party, then stay at home with her kid and bond. She’s a mess and a real asshole.

  12. Faith says:

    If this was Farrahs chosen career that she wanted and had a passion for being an adult film star or even just saw it as a way to pay the bills then yeah I would respect her. However she comes across so disingenuous and only uses the sex industry to keep her name in the head lights while denying what she actually does for a living. She reminds me of girls who will sleep around (which I have no problem with promiscuity we all have our moments) deny it then judge others women for doing the same. I believe a woman in the sex industry deserves respect however using sex as away to keep fame and be noticed just perpetuates the idea that sex is all that sells and if you want to be a young person who wants fame or to be noticed this is just what you have to do. I just can’t when it comes to waxing her four year old its not a hygiene issue its a vanity issue she is just teaching her daughter that how you look is the most important factor also how can you give your four year old space? She is four? Your her mother not her friend at four she doesn’t have a different life she should be your life. This girl just rubs me the wrong way.

  13. jaye says:

    This woman is SO immature and SO delusional. Given her mother’s behavior as documented on Teen Mom, it not hard to figure out why she’s the way she is. And that comment about her daughter having “her own life”? So what, is her daughter going to work during the day and having dinner and drinks with friends in the evening? She’s a sad, sad woman.

  14. Tapioca says:

    Wow, those lips!

    According to a porn connoisseur friend of mine, apparently her tape is one of the better offerings in the anal genre. It’s good to have a talent, I guess…

  15. Quinn Parker says:

    Other than to make us all grateful for our own mothers, why is this woman getting any media attention? She is a dumb, trashy buffoon.

  16. Sarah says:

    I have never heard Bethany Frankel’s voice. My goodness how grating!

  17. lizzie says:

    If you Google Farrah Abraham sex toys the 3rd thing to come up in the search is “Scary Movie 3″.

  18. Merritt says:

    Farrah Abraham is one of the dumbest people. If you are going to be in the sex industry and making money off of that, at least own it. Instead of this “I did it but it is is in the past” nonsense. Technically it is the past, but you continue to make money off of it in the present.

    I do think there are people who have legitimately been taken advantage of or victimized by the sex industry, I don’t think Farrah is one of them, and she needs to stop trying to pretend that is what is going on.

  19. missmerry says:

    both of these people are crazy

    ““Before going on the show, I was told that it would be a positive and inspirational talk for mothers and business women,” the star of Backdoor Teen Mom, an adult film, told Radar in an exclusive interview.”

    there is nothing positive or motivational about either of these womens stories…did that girl really think she is being questioned or invited anywhere because she is inspirational or a positive anything for anyone on the planet?!

    and ‘for businesswomen’?!…other than porn and shameless business women…this would help no professional woman..

  20. aemish says:

    LOL this show is a complete train wreck

  21. SBJ says:

    They are both offensive and crazy but FA is cray cray and trash with no self respect at such a young age, I don’t want to imagine how she will be when she’ll be BF’s age. I mean, BF is a wealthy woman in her own right, FA is a “celebrity” only because she got knocked up as a teenager, did a porn and made sex toys with her v@gin@. What a career…..

    So yes, FA wins easily the most degrating to women award

  22. Mandy says:

    UGGGHHHHHHH……that is all.

  23. Michelle says:

    I watched the show and kept waiting for Betheny to be rude and mean to her. It just did NOT happen!

  24. judyjudy says:

    This girl is too dumb to realize that her media presence exists for the sole purpose of people pointing ah her and laughing at the pile of garbage she is.

  25. ha says:

    “It’s healthy that we have a break. She has her own life and is doing her own thing, and I’m doing mine.”

    That’s what people say when they’re separated from their husbands. Not a four year old child.

    Well, unless you’re a deadbeat mom looking for an excuse to never actually be around your kid.

  26. Sassy says:

    “It’s healthy that we have a break. She has her own life and is doing her own thing, and I’m doing mine.” HUH??????? This young woman is dumber than a box of rocks. She’s also delusional, entitled and an a$$hole.

  27. Lindsey says:

    Oh lawd, this chick is dumb as a box of broken LED lightbulbs.

  28. some bitch says:

    Holy smokes, Farrah looks like she left the lights on but nobody’s been home for years.

    I actually saw this episode yesterday (scheduling morning-only classes is great!) and was stunned at how dumb this girl is. There has to be something clinically wrong with her.

  29. Marianne says:

    The problem with the whole waxing thing, is that it isn’t like Sophia herself asked for it to be gone. Farrah did it on her own. While Sophia was sleeping no less.

    • gogoGorilla says:

      How does one wax a sleeping child? Didn’t she wake up screaming? I mean, waxing is NOT fun and can really sting, especially the first couple of times.

      What a deluded POS she is. Does she really think she is “inspirational” to ANYone who isn’t a desperate famewhore?

  30. MollyB says:

    I just can’t even. I’m all about not judging other moms. Formula, breast, attachment parent, tiger mom, whatever. There are many, many, many ways to be a loving mother. But to virtually abandon a toddler with a blase “she’s got her own life and I have mine” is just stunning. I can’t even imagine. I have a 3 and 1/2 year old and her world revolves around me and my husband, as any toddler’s world would. Who even watches this child when she’s off “doing her own thing”?

  31. Lemondrop says:

    Every time I see stories like this, just makes me wonder, “WHAT is it that allows these people to keep their children with – apparently – no intervention?” Is it the fame that creates the bubble? Some sense that “Well, everyone KNOWS about it soooo…. if something needed to be DONE, I’m sure someone would have DONE it.” I just don’t get it. We watch these awful, greedy, fame-whoring, amoral jackals pimping their kids on a daily basis – your Kris Jenners, your Dina Lohans – and… nothing happens to them but shame, which they clearly lack the capacity to feel in the first place. It’s truly disheartening and disgusting to realize that loving, responsible would-be adoptive parents jump through hoops while the rule seems to be, “If you can give birth to it yourself, you can do pretty much ANYTHING you want to it…. if you’re rich and famous, multiply that by 1,000.”

    And not for nothing, but I hope no one is buying beauty and nutrition/fitness advise from Skeletor, there. She looks like the halfway-shot from Devil’s Advocate when all of Pacino’s rich-bitch handmaidens would morph before poor Charlize Theron’s eyes. Christ, woman. Swallow something already. You’re scaring the plants.

    • anon33 says:

      SO MUCH WORD TO YOUR FIRST PARAGRAPH. Truly disheartening.

    • Missykittens says:

      Well, if you want a serious conversation about this… On what grounds would you take Farrah’s daughter away from her? Because you think Farrah is an idiot? Who is to decide that and what would stop them from thinking the same about you? Neglectful? Why, because she went on a break from her daughter and left her with her grandmother? Lots of parents do that. I don’t know the details of how long they went on a break for, but at least she left her with a capable (?) person. Or because she waxed her daughter’s eyebrows? Not exactly criminal. I’m not on Farrah’s side, I think she is probably not suited to being a mother at her age, but to say that Farrah should not be allowed to have children can not be practically implemented into reality. The world would become a very scary place if we started taking children away from those who are deemed idiotic.

  32. Zigggy says:

    She’s the biggest f*cking idiot I’ve ever heard in my life.

  33. Dragonlady sakura says:

    She’s disgusting, self centered and idiotic. I can’t even call her trash, because that’s an insult to trash!

  34. TheOriginalKitten says:

    She is so so gross. Just a disgusting, terrible human being.

  35. Virgilia Coriolanus says:

    She just looks incredibly fake and plastic. I don’t know what she looked like before, but she should’ve kept her old looks. Seriously, every time I look at her, I keep thinking that she can’t be real. Her face is so weird, like a mask.

    And ugh, this trick reminds me of my aunt–who I love, don’t get me wrong. But this same aunt is in her mid thirties, has four kids, and does whatever she can to not have a real job. And the sad thing is my aunt is really smart, she could’ve been a nurse making bank right now. She recently told my mom that she was going to be an alternate bus driver (whoever fills in, when the regular driver can’t make it) at the elementary school, because she doesn’t want to drive regularly (every day), have to find babysitters, etc. And my mom said to her, well that’s what grown ups who have jobs do. They go to work, so they can feed their kids.

    That’s what I’m saying to this girl right now–put on your big girl panties and get a real job. People like this is why I want to adopt kids–her daughter will have a better chance in life being raced by a pack of rabid wolves.

  36. lenje says:

    I agree that it’s best for Farrah and her daughter to have a break. Like, FOREVER. I wish her daughter will get better opportunity with other parent or set of parents.

  37. Holden says:

    Here’s the problem, Farrah is so vapid and irresponsible that she can’t articulate an argument for why she does the things she does, so when she gets cornered, she makes personal comments and lashes out. It’s a sign of her lack of intelligence/education. I’m glad the audience member called her out and wish more people would, if they feel the need to have her on their show at all.

  38. Anthea says:

    Wow, I never expected anyone to make me feel like Bethany Frankelstein was a normal, nice, reasonable person, but Farrah makes her seem so.

    Gawd, I feel sorry for Sophia.

  39. Yadicakes says:

    Since when is having a uni brow a hygienic concern? What a bratty turd!

  40. Lisa says:

    Apart from this, will we ever stop coddling celebrities? Someone has to say what we’re all thinking instead of fanning them with a palm.

  41. Snappyfish says:

    I get a v v Jack Nicholson as The Joker vibe from this Bethany chick

  42. Missykittens says:

    I thought her comment about getting fan mail from children younger than her FOUR year old was hilarious. So, you get fan mail from 3 year old’s saying they wish mummy would pluck their eyebrows? Can three year olds even write, let alone be fans of a … what is she? Sex toy mould model?

  43. Asdfg says:

    She ( Farrah ) thinks the world owes her something. PLeaseee go awayyyyy! You were a teen mom on a reality show. That’s all you’ll ever be. You will never be a successful movie actress. Maybe a successful “adult” movie actress.

  44. Montréalise says:

    I am fed up with “reality” stars like Farrah Abraham who expose their private lives (and that of their children) out there for the whole world to see, and then go ballistic when people criticize them and make negative comments about their parenting skills (or lack thereof). If you don’t want people to be “judgmental” about your choices, don’t broadcast those choices to the world!

  45. glaugh says:

    IMO you can’t compare Bethenny to Farrah. She may be aggressive and grating, but Bethenny seems like a great mom and she busts her ass in her business ventures. Farrah took it up the cornhole on tape, lied about it, reportedly got barely any money for it, and seems like a terrible mother.

    So please stop comparing these two.

  46. Joe blow says:

    Both of these half wits need to stay off of television. I don’t know why either of them are famous, who is Bethanny and why does she have this idiot on her show? Humanity is failing miserably, I remember when people actually made it on television for being something significant, or a bit more interesting than these two. That doesn’t happen anymore. This goes to show you an education doesn’t mean anything nowadays. People like these two and Kim Kardashian are on my nerves, they should be jailed for their shenanigans.