"Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Bravo Re-Editing Russell Armstrong Footage

8/19/2011 10:13 AM PDT

Bravo Is Re-Editing 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Due to Russell Armstrong's Suicide

Bravo is in the process of re-editing the second season of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" due to Russell Armstrong's suicide ... according to the network.

The turmoil between Russell and Taylor Armstrong was a key storyline on the show's first season -- and sources have told us Russell was concerned about being portrayed as a villain.

A network exec says no decision has been made about the premiere date of the show -- which is currently scheduled for Sept. 5.