“Real Housewives” Husband Commits Suicide
Bravo confirms that Russell Armstrong, estranged husband of “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” cast member Taylor Armstrong, has died after an apparent suicide attempt. TMZ.com reports that Los Angeles firefighters responded to a call from a house on Mulholland Drive where a roommate discovered Armstrong’s body hanging in a bedroom. No suicide note was found.
Taylor Armstrong’s rep released a statement to Access Hollywood Tuesday morning, saying, “Taylor Armstrong is devastated by the tragic events that have unfolded. She requests privacy at this time so that she may comfort her young daughter. Her thoughts and prayers are also with Russell’s 11- and 13-year-old sons.”
Russell Armstrong was 47.