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Taylor Armstrong

Russell's Parents and I Agree

On Funeral Arrangements

8/19/2011 4:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Taylor Armstrong
and Russell Armstrong's parents are in agreement -- Russell will be cremated in Los Angeles and the funeral will be held in L.A. as well ... TMZ has learned.

Taylor's family law attorney, Troy Christiansen, tells TMZ, Taylor is "outraged" at attorney Ron Richards, who has said Taylor and her lawyer lied when they said they had looped Russell's family in on the funeral arrangements. 

Richards claimed that Taylor excluded Russell's family from any decisions.

As we reported, there was a conflict over whether Russell's body would stay in L.A. or be taken to Texas, but Christiansen says it's all been resolved and everyone is in agreement.

Christiansen said there was never an issue about cremation -- Russell expressly said he wanted to be cremated and not buried.  And since Taylor was Russell's wife at the time of his death, she's the one making the funeral arrangements, but Christiansen says Russell's family is fine with it.


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46.

sue    

So this means there was really no reason to write this story.

1107 days ago
47.

Barbie    

My personal opinion on how his funeral should be handled should be from his family and his family only. She filed for divorce last month, wanting out of the marriage. The fact that he died while legally still married to her should not entitle her to do anything on his behalf any longer.
His family is grieving and the last thing they should have to endure is bickering over where and how Russell's body is going to be. If he is from Texas and that's where his family lives, they should take custody of his body and have the funeral on their own terms, not on Taylor's.
She is claiming abuse without proof, normal stuff in the course of a divorce, everyone makes claims about the negative stuff, with or without proof.
I think out of respect, Taylor should step aside and not act like the grieving wife, she was only his wife in the eyes of the court system because the divorce wasn't finalized.

1106 days ago
48.

Tina    

All the money in the world cant buy happness or love maybe for some gold digger ,may he RIP GOD BLESS HIS FAMILY

1106 days ago
49.

TINA    

GOES TO SHOW YOU CAN HAVE ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD BUT NOT HAPPNESS ! ITS PAYS BILLS NOT LOVE OR HAPPNESS! MAY HE RIP GOD BLESSALL OF HIS FAMILY!!!!!!!

1106 days ago
50.

maria    

He should be buried in Texas his hometown.it was his wshes I hear! she didn't love him how come she wants he now closed to her? is all about publicity this woman was a gold digger and she will not like that after this tragedy she has to look for a real job,remember he commited suicide the Life Ins. will not pay a dime for her ,,,I hope so! I wonder what happen his family was on all the shows taking trash about her and wanting his body to be in Texas ,well is all about lawyers! the show and her were the promoters of this man decision to finish his life in such horrific way!

1106 days ago
51.

patty    

Why would a woman who was divorcing a man fight with those family members that loved him and not let them choose where their loved one should be buried?

I guess the publicity will bring in money for Armstrong..

1105 days ago
52.

Kimberley Smith    

She is such a whore!! literally and a fame whore. She can't stand that he is getting any sympathy so she puts out the story that he beat her before his death THEN she knows the cameras and the story will be at the memorial, so WHO is trying to take it over and not include the family - FAME WHORE, thats who!! Hate that girl

1102 days ago
53.

Patricia Cubas    

They need to stop airing these shows about people who claim to be well off. The majority of these couples are living off of credit. I think 9 or more of them have lost their homes & filed for bankruptcy. Yeah, now that's what I call living.

1102 days ago
54.

bugsdelalba    

Whenever couples are in dispute, parents come to the rescue. But not when one party is dead, arguments are possible. Still, the decision lies on the living spouse.
Shaw Capital Management Warning

1101 days ago
55.

Spunkie gal    

Stfu you people are ****en dumb leave Taylor Alone she was a victim of that piece of **** Russell. Good choice he hung him self he just went to Hell sooner haha Loser.

1038 days ago
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