Credit: RK/Splash News Photo: Taylor Armstrong Strikes a Pose at a Breast Cancer Research Benefit Luncheon on May 4, 2011

After Taylor Armstrong announced her plan to release a tell-all book about her allegedly abusive marriage, a source tells Hollywood Life that her Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast mates think the book is a bad idea — especially so soon after her husband, Russell, tragically committed suicide.

Taylor’s 272-page memoir, Hiding From Reality: My Story of Love, Loss, and Finding the Courage Within is due out in February 2012. "… I want women and men to read it and help save and improve lives from domestic violence," she told Entertainment Tonight.  "I know what I'm talking about, from the violence of my own life."  

According to the source, “When Taylor announced she was going to write a book about her supposed abusive relationship with her husband everyone thought it was just disgusting.”

The 40-year-old widow told Entertainment Tonight penning the book was “cathartic.” She added, “I'm able to be very objective about how unhealthy our relationship was and what we each brought into the relationship and I feel like that distance, although it's been incredibly painful, has also given me new insight into our situation."

Source: Hollywood LifeEntertainment Tonight


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