Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Taylor Armstrong has revealed she was verbally and physically abused during her five year marriage. It comes two weeks after the 40-year-old mother of one filed for divorce from her venture capitalist husband, Russell Armstrong. The pair’s difficult marriage was documented in the last season of the popular reality TV show but Taylor has revealed the situation behind the scenes was far worse.
She claims that as well as calling her names, Russell, 47, had grabbed and shoved her, pulled her hair and thrown objects at her. While he denies pulling her hair, he told the magazine: ‘Did I push her? Yes, maybe things happened in the heat of the moment, but it was during a time in our lives that was not characteristic of who we were. This show has literally pushed us to the limit.’
Taylor, who was exposed to domestic violence as a child and has worked for women’s shelter for a number of years, eventually decided to end her marriage for the sake of their daughter, Kennedy, 5.
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