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NEW YORK (CBS) The ladies of Bravo's franchise "Real Housewives" are skilled at creating drama at every turn. Sometimes that means breaking the law and sometimes it means tragedy for the reality stars.

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Most recently, Atlanta housewive Kandi Burruss' fiance Ashley "A.J" Jewell was killed Oct. 2, 2009 after a fight outside an Atlanta strip club where he worked. Police have charged Frederick Richardson, who was hospitalized after the deadly brawl, with voluntary manslaughter.

But the other housewives and their family members, hailing from California's Orange County, New York City, New Jersey and Atlanta, have had trouble too, from drugs to assault to kidnapping.

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October 5, 2009 - Ashley Jewell Death: Arrest Made in "Housewives" Strip Club Tragedy
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