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"Housewife" Taylor Armstrong



7/28/2011 4:11 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has learned the stars of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" were well aware of Taylor Armstrong's claims of spousal abuse ....long before her allegations went public.

Sources connected with the show tell us ... Taylor had showed her castmates bruising and other injuries, claiming her husband Russell was responsible.

According to sources connected with production, Taylor -- who filed for divorce from her husband Russell earlier this month -- was adamant about hiding what she has called a physically and emotionally abusive marriage.

And, sources say, Russell even got "aggressive" with Taylor at an event, and execs from Bravo witnessed it.

Taylor told, her arguments with her husband often got physical -- with Russell grabbing her, shoving her, and pulling her hair.

Russell has denied the hair-pulling, but admits to pushing her -- blaming "Housewives" for pushing the couple to their "limit."


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Dayum I wake up and the world is safe! Taylor is free of hers donkey uglyz azz huzband! That jealous fat lard ball must be wallowing around crying out for redemption for all hiz sinz! Dayum drinks to celebrate the beautiful mare is free of herz donkey! Dayum! gins and tonics.

1145 days ago


I don't know about this..She always put him down and looked at him with hate in her eyes. I think she is a goof ball nutcase. Spoiled by his money, what talent or skills does she have, just spending his cash. She probably made this all up and everything is self inflicted.

1145 days ago


An abuser? Really? Taylor must be a very fragile woman, because I'm 5'1 and 105 lbs and I know I could kick the sh** out of this wimpy excuse for a male.
Not trying to make light of an abusive marriage, but he looks like he doesn't have enough strength to hurt anything, except his platinum card.

1145 days ago


I'm sad to hear this. I was relieved to read a while back that she finally left. IT was obvious that she was in a controlling and loveless marriage. My heart ached for her many times during the RH show. I hope she finds happiness within herself and her sweet little girl.

1145 days ago

Boba Lola    

What do you f****** expect b******??? You live for $ you end up feeling EMPTY on the INSIDE. Duh.

1145 days ago


Taylor has said many times on the show that she really pursued
Russell. When they met, he clearly wasn't interested in her and she has said that on the show, more than once.

She didn't give up.

However, the fact that he finally gave in, doesn't give him the right to abuse her (if that's true).

Hopefully, however this goes, it will not turn ugly, there is an innocent child involved.

1142 days ago


Looks like the pressure was getting to him ... Taylor's spending was out of control with stupid lavish children's birthday parties - she knew they had financial problems and went ahead with spending anyway because she was not paying the bills.

1127 days ago

Delaware D    

Looks like this is a dead issue now.

1127 days ago


Taylor is such a fame whore. I just saw her on an old episode of The Hills where Stephanie is on a date with Doug and gets "busted" by Taylor and Brody's mom.

1124 days ago


Someone said that these ladies are beautiful. Well I think they look terrible!!! Too much make-up, too much botox!!! The ONLY PERSON WHO LOOKS GREAT AFTER HAVING PLASTIC SURGERY IS CHER!!!! LADIES PLEASE STOP WITH THESE HUGE DISGUSTING LIPS!!!!! THEY LOOK TERRIBLE. YOU LOOK DEFORMED! IF BEAUTY ISN'T IN THE GENES...YOU'RE OUT OF LUCK!!!!

1124 days ago


The lies of Traylor Shauna Hughes Ford Armstrong.

In Traylor's own words . . . who is buying it ???

1092 days ago
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