Bravo to air special Real Housewives of Beverly Hills show about Russell Armstrong's suicide as death certificate is released

The makers of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills are set to air a special programme addressing Russell Armstrong's suicide.

The Bravo network has already filmed the show, featuring several cast members according to Entertainment Weekly.

But Russell's 40-year-old estranged wife is said to have abstained from taking part.

Tragic: Bravo will air a TV special addressing Russell Armstrong's suicide, seen here in March with wife Taylor and daughter Kennedy

Tragic: Bravo will air a TV special addressing Russell Armstrong's suicide, seen here in March with wife Taylor and daughter Kennedy

Her co-stars Lisa Vanderpump, Camille Grammer, Kyle and Kim Richards and Adrienne Maloof have been interviewed for the show, though.

The news comes after Russell's death certificate was officially released today.

The hit reality show was thrown into disarray earlier this month when Russell was found dead at a house in Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles.

The 47-year-old businessman had hanged himself.

The cast: From left Kyle Richards, Taylor,  Lisa Vanderpump, Kim Richards, Camille Grammer and Adrienne Maloof. All the housewives apart from Taylor have taken part in the special programme

The cast: From left Kyle Richards, Taylor,  Lisa Vanderpump, Kim Richards, Camille Grammer and Adrienne Maloof. All the housewives apart from Taylor have taken part in the special programme

He was discovered on August 15 - a month after Taylor had filed for divorce amid claims of domestic abuse.

He was also said to be in deb t to the tune of $1.5m.

Bravo is yet to formally announced the special episode which will get the views from the housewives on the recent tragic events.

However, the second season of the programme is set to go ahead on September 5 after being hastily re-edited.

Russell and Taylor have a five-year-old daughter Kennedy together. He also has two son from previous relationships.