Bethenny Frankel’s empire is expanding in an unexpected direction — as a new report claims she’s developing her own strain of marijuana!
And before you ask — no, this is not an elaborate plan to increase sales on her Skinnygirl treats while smokers have the munchies. Actually, it’s exactly the opposite!
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“It will be a specially engineered strain of pot designed to not give you the munchies,” a source close to the 44-year-old reality star tells ‘Us Weekly.’ “She read about how profitable the cannabis industry is and wants to get in on that.”
Of course, her new product will be sold in Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and Washington — the only states where pot is currently legal.
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Bethenny was recently spotted in Aspen, Colo., where she appeared to be doing, uh, let’s just call it “market research.”
She tweeted, “OMG it’s the craziest thing to see marijuana legal in Aspen. People walking into pot stores like it’s the Gap. #prohibitiondone.”
OMG it's the craziest thing to see marijuana legal in Aspen. People walking into pot stores like it's the @Gap #prohibitiondone— Bethenny Frankel (@Bethenny) December 21, 2014
OMG it's the craziest thing to see marijuana legal in Aspen. People walking into pot stores like it's the @Gap #prohibitiondone