Bravo Execs Hold 'Crisis' Meeting At Adrienne Maloof's Mansion To Discuss Russell Armstrong Suicide


Aug. 18 2011, Published 9:30 a.m. ET

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Bravo TV executives called a mandatory "crisis" cast meeting Wednesday, at Adrienne Maloof's mansion, to discuss the suicide of co-star Taylor Armstrong's estranged husband Russell, is exclusively reporting.

"It was a somber meeting," an insider shares. "Everyone in the room was still in mourning and simply shocked by Russell's death."

We're told Bravo asked the housewives to say little to nothing at all to the press about Russell's suicide.

Article continues below advertisement also learned that producers are still trying to figure out how and if they will air footage of Taylor and Russell, especially since the couple were working on their marriage through counseling -- all on camera.

"The people at Bravo just want to do the appropriate thing," the source insists. "Their first priority is being respectful to Russell, Taylor and their families."

As previously reported, Russell, 47, was found hanged in the bedroom of a friend's home in Los Angeles on Monday.

Russell Armstrong

"He hanged himself with no suicide note found," Ed Winter of the L.A Coroner’s Office said in a statement.

Armstrong was pronounced dead at 8:16 pm by the L.A City Fire Department.

The couple has one daughter together, Kennedy, 4.

Russell Armstrong Told Pal Just Before Suicide: 'Reality TV Ruined My Life'

Readers seeking support and information about suicide prevention can contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).



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