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Bethenny Frankel's on-again, off-again boyfriend found dead in Trump Tower

Bethenny Frankel leaving Soho House in New York City with her new boyfriend Dennis ShieldsFeaturing: Bethenny Frankel, Dennis ShieldsWhere: New York City, New York, United StatesWhen: 14 Jun 2016Credit: WENN.com

(WENN) - The on-again, off-again boyfriend of reality TV star Bethenny Frankel has reportedly died from a suspected drug overdose.

Dennis Shields was found unresponsive at his Trump Tower apartment in New York City on Friday morning.

According to the New York Post, the 51 year old had allegedly asked his assistant to administer Narcan, a drug used as emergency treatment to counter the affects of an opioid overdose, but he lost consciousness before the medication kicked in.

Paramedics were called to the building, but they weren't able to revive Shields, who was subsequently pronounced dead.

He and Frankel began dating in 2016, but endured a number of ups and downs, and in May, The Real Housewives of New York City regular admitted the relationship was complicated.

"I've been with someone on and off for years," she told talk show host Steve Harvey.

"It's like a partnership where if we're not being teammates and it's not working and one man is down, then the other man is down. We're trying to really kind of be good partners and be good teammates."

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