(Tenenbom denies doing any of this.) She quit six weeks in, armed with the muscle of her father’s lawyers.“I told the director, ‘Don’t advertise who I am.’ He manipulated my love for the show for his gain,” she says.
“Maybe because he was disconnected from the world, he experienced so much shame about who he was.” She grew up fasting for Yom Kippur and enjoying family Passover Seders, but her parents weren’t particularly religious.
He now finds fault not only with his old interviews, but also his two books “Private Parts” and “Miss America.” He advises his fans to burn the two best-sellers.
“I’m not proud of my first two books,” Stern wrote in the new book.
As for connecting with her family these days, Emily says she is “close with both my parents” and that they have no problem with her more-religious life.
“Everyone in my family is evolving — no one has that resentment toward Judaism,” she explains.She even keeps her own set of kosher dishware at her mom’s place for family dinners (sans Howard, of course).