Is this for me? Bethenny Frankel's daughter Bryn can't hide her delight as Jason Hoppy surprises her with a Minnie Mouse doll

By Debbie Emery

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They couldn't make it to Disneyland, but Jason Hoppy and daughter Bryn did the next best thing by taking Minnie Mouse for a day out.

The doting father and his three-year-old daughter pushed the stuffed doll in a pink pram as they enjoyed some family time together in New York on Thursday.

Hoppy has been dividing parenting duties with his estranged reality star wife, Bethenny Frankel, 42, as they continue to battle it out in the divorce court and decided to treat Bryn to a new toy.

Disney darling: Bryn, three, pushed Minnie Mouse in a pram as father Jason Hoppy trailed behind her in New York on Thursday

Disney darling: Bryn, three, pushed Minnie Mouse in a pram as father Jason Hoppy trailed behind her in New York on Thursday

For me? Bryn squealed in delight when she found Minnie Mouse hidden around the corner from school where Hoppy had planted it

For me? Bryn squealed in delight when she found Minnie Mouse hidden around the corner from school where Hoppy had planted it

Looking old beyond her years since the separation of her parents last December, Bryn took responsibility of the pram as she pushed it along the street in Midtown Manhattan.

The toddler was pretty as a princess in a pink tulle ballerina dress and ribbons in her hair, but Jason wisely made her wear a padded coat to ward off the cold.

Meanwhile, the dashing businessman was smart-casual in a buttoned shirt, hooded jacket, jeans and slip-on shoes.

Duel-parenting: Skinnygirl creator Bethenny Frankel and Jason have been splitting their time with Bryn
Duel-parenting: Skinnygirl creator Bethenny Frankel and Jason have been splitting their time with Bryn

Duel-parenting: Skinnygirl creator Bethenny Frankel and Jason have been splitting their time with Bryn

Double drivers: Jason pushed Bryn's big pram while she pushed Minnie in the mini-version

Double drivers: Jason pushed Bryn's big pram while she pushed Minnie in the mini-version

Hoppy reportedly surprised the little blonde girl with the big Disney character doll, hiding it in the mini-stroller when he picked her up from school.

Bryn couldn't have been happier with her present and proudly showed it off to her young friends as took control of the handles.

Meanwhile her generous dad pushed along the large pram that Bryn thought she was too big and independent to ride in.

Surprise! Bryn was delighted with her new doll when dad delivered it to her school

Surprise! Bryn was delighted with her new doll when dad delivered it to her school

Knowing that presents are the key to every woman's heart no matter how old they are, Hoppy has been plying his daughter with gifts since his shortlived marriage to her TV host mother broke down.

The former Real Housewives of New York star is locked in an angry legal stalemate with her ex with both parents insisting upon sole custody of Bryn.

The couple married in 2010 but Bethenny filed for divorce from Jason in January. Since then he has steadfastly refused to leave the former family home, insisting instead that Bethenny move out.

Tiny dancer: The little blonde had worn a frilly ballerina outfit to school
Tiny dancer: The little blonde had worn a frilly ballerina outfit to school

Tiny dancer: The little blonde had worn a frilly ballerina outfit to school

All grown up: She proudly showed it off to her friends as she pushed the pram down the road

All grown up: She proudly showed it off to her friends as she pushed the pram down the road

Meanwhile, Frankel's work life isn't going any better, as ratings have been dropping for her new self-titled chat show as it falls behind Queen Latifah's sweep.

An industry source told RadarOnline.com that Bethenny must improve her ratings during the upcoming November sweeps period in order to have the show renewed for a second season.

Following speculation of a fall out, Ellen DeGeneres made a special guest visit on the Bethenny Frankel show last week, to set the record straight.

Successful mentor: Ellen DeGeneres came on Bethenny's show to help boost her ratings

Successful mentor: Ellen DeGeneres came on Bethenny's show to help boost her ratings

According to Us magazine, Ellen, 55, was connected to Bethenny via satellite and said that she was 'proud' of her show, on which Ellen serves as a co-producer and co-creator.

The two women continued to volley compliments and tell viewers how much respect and love they have for one another.

Happy days! Bryn and her preschool friends chat after class

Happy days! Bryn and her preschool friends chat after class




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Interesting how one child's face is blurred out, yet Bryn is fair game.

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Why don't they threaten to sue if photos of the little girl is taken.. The other kids' faces are blurred .. We can see her photos because papz follow them around .. Bit unfair for the little girl!..

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The only good thing about reading anything related to Bethenny is seeing pictures of how happy & sweet Bryn is. I think Jason is looking pathetic wearing his wedding ring, and I like him but he needs to stop the charade.

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Jason refuses to leave her home and refuses to take his wedding ring off. He's playing the victim card here and has so many people falling for it. Bethenny may have her issues but I saw the show, he's not that innocent in fact he's highly manipulative and deceiving.

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Awwwwwwwww, how refreshing to see a child get so excited over such a simple toy. It does my heart good. He's a great Dad.

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"Jason Hoppy surprises her with a Minnie Mouse doll As He Takes His Daughter Out for A Stroll in New York." There!! Fixed it!! What a crappy, disrespectful biased headline DM used...

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"Looking old beyond her years since the separation of her parents last December" No no never say that about a child, this is what they mean when they say pressure on young girls to look perfect

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Divorces should not be dragged out like this one.

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Old beyond her years? Erm, ok.

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seeing small children is a delight.....when you have teens, all you want are those little darlings back..the ones who thought you hung the moon...My lil guy still does, but he's changing, will be 9 soon... he still waves from the school bus..and runs into my arms.... He thinks I'm the best cook in the world...NOW his older sister is a critic..I'm fat, I have no charisma...I'm embarrassing...and yet all I want is the best for her...SOMEday she will realize it...anyway, I digressed quite a lot...i was justing thinking.....I hope these 2 can work it out to a normal conclusion...KIDS rememember this crap...and with google...she'll be searching about it in a bout 4 years..SO be nice mom/dad..and get along like 40 year olds should.

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