The Real Housewives of New York City__ cast gathered on April 4 to celebrate the Season 10 premiere, but one star was conspicuously absent: Bethenny Frankel, who returned to the Bravo hit in 2014 after a four-year break.

Ramona Singer, 61, confirmed to In Touch that Bethenny was indeed invited, “but she chose not to come.”

“I don’t know why she doesn’t show up. This is a team effort, we all work hard. But Bethenny holds herself to a different standard!” Carole Radziwill says.

When asked by a fan on Twitter why she was a no-show, she replied, “I am happy to watch at home with YOU.”

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