Bethenny Frankel and Warren Lichtenstein
07/19/2013 at 11:00 AM EDT
The billion-dollar question: Are they travel pals or is romance brewing for Bethenny Frankel
Frankel was seen Thursday enjoying a holiday in Saint-Tropez with longtime confidant
and hedge-fund mogul Warren Lichtenstein.
Frankel, 42, looked cool and chic on her trip in platforms, a short skirt and tank top. She walked side by side with Lichtenstein, a billionaire from New York, who is the chairman and CEO of Steel Partners Holdings L.P.
"They are friends and nothing more," a source tells PEOPLE.
He has reportedly opened his Upper East Side apartment
to Frankel and has been a constant support as she continues a tough divorce
from Jason Hoppy
, whom she married in 2010
and is father to Bryn