Bethenny Frankel was ready to sell the Skinnygirl brand that she created and built up during Wednesday's episode of The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills.
The 48-year-old reality star after a custody hearing over her eight-year-old daughter Bryn was looking to downscale.
She cried in the backseat after the hearing in which ex-husband Jason Hoppy unsuccessfully sought to have her drug tested after the overdose death of her on/off late boyfriend Dennis Shields.
Brand deal: Bethenny Frankel was determined to sell her Skinnygirl brand to make her life easier during Wednesday's episode of The Real Housewives Of New York City
Bethenny got on the phone with Bernt Ullmann, president of her company BB Endeavors, and tearfully said she needed a change.
'I don't have time to drink water,' she complained.
She was reeling from balancing work and motherhood, her philanthropic work, court battles with Jason, mourning over Dennis and her new relationship with Paul Bernon, 41.
'I want to get off this. I need a break,' she said.
Custody hearing: Bethenny Frankel cried after a custody hearing as her hectic life started to catch up with her
Shut down: A judge rejected a request by Bethenny's ex Jason Hoppy to subject her to drug testing after the overdose death of her ex-boyfriend Dennis Shields
'I'm realizing, I'm taking on too much and I'm burnt. We need to let some air out of the tires. I need some support and help. It's all been too much. I can't breathe,' Bethenny told Bernt.
Bethenny founded Skinnygirl in 2009 with her pre-packaged Skinnygirl Margarita and sold Skinnygirl Cocktails in 2011 to Beam Global for an estimated $100 million.
She maintained control over the name and has branched Skinnygirl out into multiple products, including: jeans, candy, deli meat,