Taylor Armstrong Black Eye Photos: A Hoax?!?

Taylor Armstrong Black Eye Photos: A Hoax?!?

Taylor Armstrong reportedly pocketed $125,000 for selling photos of herself in the hospital, as the result of an alleged beating at the fists of Russell Armstrong, to Entertainment Tonight.

But as shady as that move may be, an attorney for Taylor's late husband has made an even more startling accusation: Ronald Richards says the pictures are a hoax.

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Russell Armstrong: A History of Domestic Violence

Russell Armstrong: A History of Domestic Violence

The late Russell Armstrong had a history of domestic violence dating back long before his assault on estranged wife Taylor became public knowledge.

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills stars' five-year-old daughter Kennedy never saw Russell attack Taylor Armstrong, however, a new report says.

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Russell Armstrong Coroner Report: No Drugs in System

Russell Armstrong Coroner Report: No Drugs in System

With an autopsy already having confirmed that Russell Armstrong died by hanging, Los Angeles County Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter added to that report today by providing the results of toxicology tests run on the late reality star.

And he confirms that no drugs or alcohol were in Russell's system at the time of his death.

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The Real Housewives of New York City Defend Bravo, Send Sympathy to Taylor Armstrong

The Real Housewives of New York City Defend Bravo, Send Sympathy to Taylor Armstrong

In the midst of major drama and controversy - actual, unscripted drama and controversy for a change - The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills kicked off season two last night. It earned -34 points from our critic.

Voices from across the Internet and the television dial have been chiming in on Bravo's decision to go through with the season in light of Russell Armstrong's suicide, but there are a few women at least who stand by the network: those employed by it.

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Alan Schram, Associate of Russell Armstrong, Also Commits Suicide

Alan Schram, Associate of Russell Armstrong, Also Commits Suicide

A new twist has been added to the death of Russell Armstrong.

TMZ confirms that Alan Schram, a business associate and friend of the late Real Housewives of Beverly Hills co-star, also killed himself last week, just 24 hours after Russell did the same. Schram's body, with a self-inflicted gunshot to the head, was found on August 16, outside of his parked car on Mulholland Drive.

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Taylor Armstrong Abuse Photos Described as "Graphic, Shocking"

Taylor Armstrong Abuse Photos Described as "Graphic, Shocking"

A reliable source says he's seen images of Taylor Armstrong after her most recent beating at the hands of late husband Russell Armstrong, and the shots are seriously disturbing.

"I've seen shocking photos of Taylor with a deeply bruised right eye and a terrible trauma that stretched from [the mouth] to here [the eye socket]," Entertainment Tonight host Chris Jacobs says, describing the pictures as "graphic."

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Russell Armstrong on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Phony BS!

Russell Armstrong on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Phony BS!

In one of the final interviews Russell Armstrong gave before hanging himself, the The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star went off on the series that made him famous and, it's clear at this point, led to his demise.

"Everything you see on that show is bullsh-t," Armstrong told The Fix. "Those Bravo bastards take every little argument out of context and magnify it for the cameras."

Report: Russell Armstrong Severely Beat Taylor Armstrong, Threatened Camille Grammer

Report: Russell Armstrong Severely Beat Taylor Armstrong, Threatened Camille Grammer

Details regarding the life and recent death of Russell Armstrong continue to pour forth, with the latest report painting this reality star in a disturbingly negative light.

According to a TMZ insider, just prior to filming on season two of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Russell struck Taylor Armstrong so hard that he fractured her cheek bones and sent her to the hospital. The injuries, and subsequent photos, were "horrific," this source states.

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Russell Armstrong: I'll Never Survive The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

Russell Armstrong: I'll Never Survive The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

More information has come out regarding the suicide of Russell Armstrong, including a chilling statement he allegedly made to his mother not long before hanging himself on Monday night.

In an interview on HLN, Russell's mother, John Ann Hotchkiss, tells host Jane Velez-Mitchell that her son confided in her just a couple weeks ago. Referring to his financial difficulties and allegations of abuse against his wife - all of which would be featured this fall on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills - Armstrong said:

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Should the Show Go On?

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Should the Show Go On?

It's one thing to experience it, but then to watch it again on television and know that millions of other people are watching, it's going to be tough.

So said Taylor Armstrong last week about The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, a quote that referred to the focus of season two on her crumbling marriage to Russell Armstrong. Now, following his sudden, tragic death, Bravo is left to wonder: Should the show go on?

Is This Why Russell Armstrong Killed Himself?

Is This Why Russell Armstrong Killed Himself?

The autopsy results are in and the coroner has made it official: Russell Armstrong died by "hanging and the final manner of death is suicide."

But why? Why did the estranged husband of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Taylor Armstrong take his own life? It's a question that will never have an answer, but two theories have emerged:

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Russell Armstrong Biography

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Russell Armstrong appeared many times over the first season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. In the summer of 2011, he and Taylor... More »
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