Taylor Armstrong Signs Book Deal, Will Show Photos Of Battered Face

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Less than a month after Russell Armstrong‘s suicide, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Taylor Armstrong has inked a deal to write a book about domestic violence. Taylor will write about the alleged abuse she suffered during her marriage to Russell, and the book will include photos of her battered face. She’ll also discuss other celebrities who’ve been in abusive relationships, but sources say her goal isn’t just to help people in domestic violence situations. A source claims that she’s hoping the photos will boost sales because she’s strapped for cash. “Taylor’s acting like she’s not trying to bank off Russell’s suicide, but by including photos of her injuries after he allegedly beat her, that’s exactly what she’ll be doing,” says a insider. “Taylor is hoping to have the book out by the end of November, just in time for the holiday sales,” adds the source, whose assessment of the situation seems highly questionable. Who promotes a book on domestic violence as a great holiday gift? [Radar]

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