Bethenny Frankel and Eric Stonestreet Are Friends Who Are 'Having Fun,' Source Says

A source tells PEOPLE that the stars are hanging out


Skinnygirl entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel is still a single girl.

The Real Housewives of New York City star downplayed a report that she’s dating Eric Stonestreet with a tongue-in-cheek Tweet on Tuesday.

“Wow #somanyboyfriendssolittletime How did I manage to be at a @Dodgers game & be in the Hamptons at the same time?!!! @ericstonestreet,” she wrote after E! Online posted an article saying she’s in a relationship with the Modern Family actor.

Later, Stonestreet responded with a sarcastic Tweet of his own: “Hey @Bethenny. Im a big fan. Can I get a follow?”

The celebrities are close, though.

“They are talking and they have been friends since they met at a CAA upfront party in April. He is in L.A. and she is in the Hamptons,” a source tells PEOPLE. “They are hanging out. They are having fun and she likes his company.”

Last month, Stonestreet, 43, uploaded an Instagram from a meal in the Hamptons with Frankel, 44, and RHONY‘s Carole Radziwell, 51.

Frankel filed for divorce from estranged husband Jason Hoppy, whom she wed in 2010, in 2012. They share a daughter, Bryn, 5.

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“I think my instinct and gut going into my marriage [knew] it would turn out the way it did,” she said during a panel moderated by PEOPLE in June. “I could feel it, but I intellectualized it. People are always talking about ‘Do I go with my head or my heart?’ Go with your gut.”

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