Millions tune in to indulge themselves in the affluent lifestyles of the seemingly picture perfect women featured on Bravo’s Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. But recently, reality turned tragic when famed housewife Taylor Armstrong was faced with the horrific suicide of her estranged husband, Russell. Their tumultuous marriage became a recurring storyline on the show. There was fighting, allegations of abuse and trips to a marriage counselor, all under the constant microscope of reality TV. In a daytime exclusive, Taylor speaks out about the shocking suicide and the events leading up to that horrible day. What pushed the Beverly Hills businessman over the edge? Was it his troubled finances, his crumbling marriage or his wife’s allegations of abuse that devastated him enough to take his own life? And just how much of a role did the show play in this tragedy?
Taylor reveals the first time her now-late husband allegedly abused her.
Does Taylor believe that her involvement in the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills played a role in her husband’s tragic suicide?
Taylor explains why she would have a $60,000 birthday party for her 4-year-old daughter while they were amidst financial demise.
Listen to Taylor’s chilling account of learning about Russell’s death.
Dr. Phil expresses his final thoughts on moving forward.