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You never know what to expect from a Real Housewives reunion -- tawdry moments, catty barbs, over-the-top name calling and sometimes even physical fights (Teresa Giudice, we're looking at you).
During the second installment of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion show, which aired on Feb. 6, there were plenty of hostile moments and you could definitely feel the tension between the ladies on host Andy Cohen's left and the ladies on his right. Among the bickering, some surprising information did come out -- Taylor Armstrong speculated that her husband Russell Armstrong -- who was found dead on Aug. 15, and was believed to have committed suicide -- had been murdered. (Click here to watch the clip from last night's show!)
"(Russell) had a lot of things going on that I didn't know about, " she revealed. "I hate to say it, but it would give me great solace to think that this was at the hands of someone else as opposed to my husband being in such despair that he took his own life." Taylor also brought up the fact that she found a locked briefcase along with Russell's body, which held info on ten different bank accounts, an office in Rio de Janeiro and "flash drives that I have yet to open because I'm afraid they may contain documents that once I touch them I'll be sued for."
When Andy Cohen outright asked Armstrong, "Oh, so you think there's a possibility this could be a murder?" In response, Taylor gave Cohen a knowing glance that spoke a thousand words.
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Of course, someone involved in this bicker fest was going to accuse Taylor of profiting off of Russell's death. Her friend Kyle Richards was too busy supporting her, but her frenemy Brandi Glanville rose to the occasion.
As Cohen mediated a heated debate between Glanville and Armstrong, he asked Brandi, "Do you think that it's inappropriate that she wrote a book?" Without missing a beat, she replied, "Uh, it's been like a hot minute, yeah."
The comment sets off Armstrong, who is in financial debt and being sued thanks to Russell's business dealings. "Three women die every single day from domestic violence!" she shrieks. "Do you want me to wait another month, so a hundred more women will be dead? How about six months? And so six hundred more women are dead?"
Glanville is kind (or dim) enough not to point out the obvious: It's a bit presumptuous to declare that one's book is going to save women's lives. But who knows? Maybe it will. And Glanville might not be the best judge of ethical behavior, since she also gleefully admits to slashing the motorcycle tires of her ex, Eddie Cibrian.
After quickly and proudly owning up to what she did, Glanville said, "I just took the tires and I put the knife into his motorcycles. Then I told him, 'Don't ride them, because you're probably going to get hurt.'"
We can't wait to see what else crops up next week when The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion concludes on Monday, Feb. 13th, at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo. From this very short tease, we know that Kim Richards finally makes an appearance and talks to Andy Cohen about going into rehab. Bravo may not have given up many more details about next week's episode, but one thing is for certain -- we'll be watching!