Dec. 22, 2010 at 1:34 PM ET
It seems the on-air tension between “Skating With the Stars” runner-up Bethenny Frankel and judge Johnny Weir was nothing compared to the backstage drama Frankel allegedly stirred up with her toughest critic.
According to Radar Online, the former “Real Housewife” cornered the three-time U.S. Nationals champion after the show and told him just what she thought of ice dancing.
"(Bethenny) came running over with a drink in her hand and started harassing him," a witness revealed to Radar Online. "She angrily yelled at Johnny that she was a grown woman on ice wearing pigtails and sparkles and that she doesn't take the whole thing too seriously.”
The onlooker claimed Weir and his nearby friends appeared shocked by Frankel’s outburst, but their stunned silence didn’t stop her.
"She said some nasty things that weren't funny and then kept screeching louder and louder, over and over again, 'you can't take a joke!’”
The source said Weir never responded to Frankel, though eventually he “had to be escorted to the judges’ quarters."