(August 30, 2011) – The Los Angeles Times is reporting that early yesterday morning, Bravo filmed a suicide special featuring the entire cast of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, except of course, Taylor Armstrong whose estranged husband Russell Armstrong took his own life two weeks ago. It is unclear when it will air.
“An individual close to one of the ‘Housewives’ said the ladies were not given specifics as to how things would unfold during their sit-down and that it was intended as a way to get their reactions to what happened,” the newspaper explained.
While the network definitely re-edited the premiere episode of season 2 that was previewed on Bravotv.com, and sent in its entirety to television reviewers prior to Russell’s death, the producers have not revealed whether or not the scenes of Taylor’s lingerie shopping or marital counseling will remain in the newer version.
Shortly after news broke that Russell died, Bravo removed the preview of episode 1 from its website. But we found a copy of it online. Here it is: