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'Housewives' to go on as planned after Armstrong's suicide

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

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The show will go on.

“The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” will premiere Monday — as scheduled — following the recent suicide of Russell Armstrong, “Housewife” Taylor Armstrong’s estranged husband, Bravo confirmed Wednesday.

An interview with “several of the cast members” (but reportedly excluding Taylor) will introduce the premiere, Bravo Media President Frances Berwick said in a statement Wednesday. Berwick added that “re-editing of the episodes is still underway,” but did not say whether Russell will appear in any of them.

Bravo also plans to air public-service announcements to raise awareness of suicide revention.

Russell’s body was found earlier this month in Los Angeles.

He was 47 years old.

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