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Death of Real Housewives’ Russell Armstrong Sparks Family Fight

Russell Armstrong was the 47-year old husband of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member Taylor Armstrong.  Tragically, Russell committed suicide on August 15th about one month after Taylor had filed for divorce.  Russell was reportedly distraught over how the Bravo TV Show was going to portray him in this upcoming season.  His unexpected suicide took his whole family by surprise.

The already sad situation turned even uglier a few days ago when attorneys for the family members began to argue, publicly, about his funeral.  Russell’s attorney told numerous media outlets that Taylor had not told Russell’s parents or sister about the burial arrangements.  In fact, he blasted Taylor and her attorney saying:

“I am deeply disgusted that Taylor would use her family law attorney to create cover, by lying to me over a period of days, on her behalf in writing that she would share the funeral location and time with my client’s mother, father, sister and other family members.  Instead, no one has contacted them and it

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DJ AM aka Adam Michael Goldstein, may have died without a will

Celebrity disk jockey DJ AM, also known as Adam Michael Goldstein, was considered by many to be the best — or at least most famous — DJ around.  He dated models and Hollywood stars, performed regularly with famous singers and rappers, and was hired to play music at the biggest celebrity parties.DJ AM

He was found dead in his New York apartment on August 28th, from a drug overdose.  At this point, it’s unclear whether he committed suicide or not.  He was 36.

This week, his mother filed to open a probate estate for Goldstein’s assets, in Los Angeles.  Interestingly, the probate paperwork filed by her attorney indicates that it is undetermined whether he died “testate” — with a will — or “intestate” — without a will.  Goldstein’s mother lists herself as the only heir, because she is the only surviving parent.  Goldstein was unmarried and had no children.

Under California’s intestate laws, if no will surfaces, this would mean that Goldstein’s sister would not inherit anything; everything would go to

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