Report: 'Real Housewives' star Russell Armstrong was bi, scared of discovery

Wed. August 17, 2011 10:23 AM by News Staff

Beverly Hills - "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Russell Armstrong, who committed suicide on Monday, was bisexual and afraid that a new book would force him out of The Closet, reports say.

RadarOnline said that Armstrong had been telling his estranged wife, fellow reality star Taylor Armstrong, that he had been going to the gym, but had really been hooking up with other men.

Taylor Armstrong had found a gay dating website on Russell Armstrong's computer, RadarOnline said.

Russell Armstrong was also having financial problems.

The new season of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" is set to premiere on Monday. There's no word yet on how the Bravo network will handle Russell Armstrong's suicide and these latest revelations.

Russell Armstrong hanged himself in a friend's bedroom.