Taylor’s husband of six years was found dead of suicide on Aug. 15 and now her fellow and former housewives are offering their support during this difficult time.
Taylor Armstrong can at least know that she is beyond loved by all of The Real Housewives stars. HollywoodLife.com was the first to break the news of Taylor’s husband Russell Armstrong’s death to The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Danielle Staub. Danielle, a mother-of-two, had nothing but empathy and had this message for Taylor and her 5-year-old daughter Kennedy.
“Taylor I’m positive there are no words that can comfort you and your family at this time,” she released in a statement to us. “I cannot imagine your pain. I Pray you will be given the privacy necessary to morn and be respected at this time so you can properly heal. All my love.”
Current New Jersey housewife Melissa Gorga offered the following condolences to Taylor via HollywoodLife.com: “My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family.”
Russell Armstrong, 47, was pronounced at 8:16pm after found at his friend’s house — his death has been ruled a suicide. As of now, no foul play is suspected and there is an autopsy pending.
Taylor Armstrong filed for divorce from Russell in July, citing irreconcilable differences.
“Taylor is shocked, devastated and beside herself,” a source close to Taylor told us earlier. “Her friends are flying from all over to be with her right now. Her daughter is safe and with her.”
Bravo also released a statement to us: “All of us at Bravo are deeply saddened by this tragic news. Our sympathy and thoughts are with the Armstrong family at this difficult time.”
— Chloe Melas
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