Several stories in the news recently seem to indicate the deceit, abuse and violence of sociopathic behavior among the glitterati.
Remember Michaele Salahi? She and her husband Tareq, crashed the White House State Dinner in 2009. Well, apparently after the reality show Real Housewives of DC got canned, she needed more publicity. So she ran off with Neal Schon, lead guitarist for the rock band Journey.
Read: Michaele Salahi ‘Journeys’ into yet another publicity stunt on Time.com.
Speaking of Real Housewives, Taylor Armstrong, one of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, just released hospital photos of her after she had been physically assaulted by her husband, Russell Armstrong.
Read Shocking Taylor Armstrong black eye photos on ETOnline.com
Russell Armstrong committed suicide last month. His lawyer stated that he was “100% convinced” that Armstrong’s role in the reality show created his depression. But, previous news reports indicated that Russell Armstrong had a history of domestic violence towards previous wives and girlfriends, so it sounds more like a typical sociopath who assaulted his partners and then made good on suicide threats.
Read ‘Real Housewives’ husband apparently kills himself, authorities say on CNN.com.
Read Real Housewife Taylor Armstrong’s Husband’s violent past on RadarOnline.com.
Finally, in a case involving people who are rich but not necessarily famous, James “Bob” Ward is on trial in Orlando, Florida, charged with the second-degree murder of his wife. Diane Ward was shot in the face. Prosecutors say that Bob Ward calmly called authorities, then kept changing his story about what happened.
Read Accident or murder? Florida millionaire on trial for wife’s death on CNN.com.