Bethenny is a friend of Claire Dunphy's.
In "Dance Dance Revelation", she helps Claire, Gloria, and other mothers organize Luke and Manny's middle school dance.
In "Go Bullfrogs!", she is seen along with Holly and her friend at Holly's house when Claire comes to give Luke his retainer.
In "Disneyland", it is revealed that she has a nephew, Ethan, whom Claire invites to go to Disneyland with the rest of the family because she wants her daughter Haley to fall for him.