By Jen Heger – Radar Legal Editor
Taylor Armstrong and Camille Grammer aren’t in a nasty feud anymore, despite the drama the two stars of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills have had on the show, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.
As RadarOnline.com previously reported, the tension on this season’s hit Bravo show hit a fever pitch on Tuesday night when the cast asked Taylor and her then-husband Russell to leave a party, upon learning he threatened to sue Camille for her talk of his alleged abusive behavior toward Taylor.
Taylor was furious with Camille for being the first cast member to reveal on the show that Russell had been physically abusive with her.
“Taylor just isn’t capable of being mad at anyone, period. There isn’t a feud between the two. On Sunday before this week’s episode aired, all of the Housewives, including Camille were texting Taylor offering words of support to her. All of the girls receive copies of the show that will air several days before so they can watch it before the public,” an insider told RadarOnline.com.
“Taylor hadn’t had the time to watch it when she started receiving the text messages. Camille was extremely gracious and sincere in her text messages. Are these two best friends? No. But Taylor was extremely appreciative towards Camille in the days after Russell committed suicide because of the support she offered Taylor.”
As we previously reported, Taylor finally decided to file for divorce from Russell because executives at Bravo had implemented a ban prohibiting the couple from appearing on the show after Russell sent executives legal letters threatening to sue.
“During filming of the show, as the season progressed, Russell started sending blistering letters and emails to Bravo and NBC Universal executives threatening lawsuits. Russell was furious that Taylor had discussed their serious marital issues, including the fact that he hit her on multiple occasions, and that the fellow housewives were now talking about it on the show,” the insider said.
“Russell would have had no legal leg to stand on because it was Taylor who was telling the girls this stuff. Bravo and NBC decided that Russell and Taylor were more trouble than they were worth, and decided to end filming with them, as soon as it became apparent that Russell was going to continue down that path.”
Viewers won’t see Taylor on the show again until January 2, 2012. “The episode that will air on Monday night will show all of the girls except Taylor going to Hawaii. Taylor will call the girls, and tell them on speakerphone while they are on their Hawaiian holiday that she had decided to leave Russell,” the source revealed.
“Taylor decided to pursue the separation first, but then she thought to get back on the show, she would need to file for divorce, so that she could appear on the show again, if she promised executives that she was leaving him for good.”
Russell killed himself in August and was found hanged in the bedroom of a friend’s house that he was staying in.