Stars Respond to 'Real Housewives' Suicide Shocker

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The devastating news of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Russell Armstrong's death took many by surprise, including estranged wife Taylor Armstrong, and many celebrities have expressed empathy over the apparent suicide.

Earlier today, fellow housewife Jill Zarin sent her well wishes to a devastated Taylor. “Shocked and deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Russell Armstrong," Zarin said via Twitter. "My love and prayers to @TaylorArmstrong and her daughter.”

Millionaire Matchmaker star Patti Stanger echoed a similar sentiment through the popular social platform as well. "Can't get Taylor out of my thoughts today," Patti tweeted. "So upset for her...praying for her & Armstrong family. X0."

Taylor received a huge out pour of encouragement from her Housewives family, but others celebs outside of the Bravo hemisphere gave their condolences as well. Singer Demi Lovato chimed in with her tweet, My prayers go out to @TaylorArmstrong and her beautiful daughter Kennedy that they can stay strong at this tragic time. xo."