Wife of 'RHONY' star Dennis Shields says he was 'the love of my life' after sudden death
The spouse of Dennis Shields, the on-and-off boyfriend of “Actual Housewives of New York” big name Bethenny Frankel, has spoken out about his unexpected loss of life.
“To the affection of my life- Dennis-I can pass over you on a daily basis. Ceaselessly your legacy will continue to exist in our kids and our long term grandchildren,” Shields wrote in a heartfelt Instagram submit. “Your intelligence, humor and naturally your excellent seems will endlessly be engrained in our circle of relatives!”
Jill and Shields had been married for 26 years however separated in 2016. In spite of their cut up, the previous couple reportedly remained shut pals and percentage 4 youngsters in combination.
“Despite the fact that we didn’t are living in combination, you continue to remained my highest buddy and my husband. No longer many of us had been in a position to clutch our state of affairs however it labored for us,” she clarified oin her submit. “We spoke on a regular basis. I can pass over that! I like you my pricey husband. I hope up in heaven you might be working round taking part in basketball and tennis with none again ache. See you once more in 40 years xo.”
Even if Shields and his spouse had been technically nonetheless married, the overdue banker dated Frankel on and off because the cut up.
Shields used to be found dead on Friday in Trump Tower in Manhattan, the scientific examiner informed Fox Information. Police informed Fox Information a person used to be discovered lifeless within the midtown New York Town tower, however they declined to substantiate his identification or the reason for loss of life. They showed he used to be lifeless upon arrival. The scientific examiner showed to Fox Information that Dennis Shields used to be the person. He used to be 51.
The scientific examiner’s administrative center is lately investigating Shields’ reason behind loss of life. In line with the New York Post, Shields, who used to be dwelling at Trump Tower on the time of his loss of life, requested his assistant to manage Narcan at nine a.m. The Put up studies he died of a suspected overdose.
A rep for Frankel didn’t instantly go back Fox Information’ request for remark. She has been spending the previous a number of days in her Bridgehampton house, consistent with her social media posts.
Shields’ spouse informed Fox Information in every other observation, “Dennis’ circle of relatives is devastated through this horrible news. He used to be a loving father and buddy. We ask that the media admire our privateness all over this time of loss.”
Frankel maximum not too long ago informed Steve Harvey in Would possibly that she had a sophisticated courting with Shields.
“I have been with any person off and on for years,” she stated. “It is like a partnership the place if we’re no longer being teammates and it’s no longer running and one guy is down, then the opposite guy is down. We’re seeking to in reality more or less be excellent companions and be excellent teammates and I feel relationships oddly are — and this sounds chilly — however a bit of bit like trade. If each other people aren’t glad about it however rather uncomfortable and giving up one thing or giving in [to] one thing, it doesn’t paintings. So each companions have to mention, ‘All proper, I’m in it for this.'”
“RHONY” stars equivalent to Sonja Morgan and Jill Zarin spoke out about Shields’ death.
“That is heartbreaking… Dennis is her rock,” co-star Sonja Morgan informed Radar. “Dennis used to be necessary to her, and her daughter. Some other tragedy in her lifestyles. I’m so unhappy for her…This saddens me to no finish as a result of it sort of feels to be endless for her.”
“I do know what it’s love to lose any person so quickly. It’s insufferable,” Zarin, who misplaced her husband Bobby to most cancers previous this 12 months, stated in a observation to the New York Put up. “There may be not anything worse than unexpected loss of life. You’ll’t get ready. There is not any time to mention good-bye.”
Shields is featured with Frankel at the present season of “RHONY” airing on Bravo.
Fox Information’ Leora Arnowitz and Sasha Savitsky contributed to this file.