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Originally posted 12/27/2010 11:00AM
After a death hoax about Charlie Sheen circulated on Twitter, ex-wife Denise Richards fought fire with fire – and Tweeted the truth.
"The rumor about Charlie Sheen is not true," the Wild Things star, 39, Tweeted. "He is alive and on his way over to see his daughters. Thank u all for your concern."
On Sunday, Twitter and various blogs were abuzz with a rumor that Sheen had died in a snowboarding accident. One such false report said the Two and a Half Men star, 45, "lost control of his snowboard and struck a tree at a high rate of speed."
Originally posted 12/17/2010 06:05PM
Looks like Denise Richards still has a thing for those bad boys.
After playing it coy about whether she was dating rocker and radio host Nikki Sixx, the actress finally 'fessed up during an interview with Andy Cohen of Bravo's Watch What Happens Live.
"We've gone on a couple dates," Richards says. "The God's honest truth is we're taking it very slowly."
Originally posted 12/08/2010 07:00AM
Denise Richards is counting her blessings this holiday season – and that begins with her girls knowing exactly what they want for Christmas.
"Have you heard of American Girl? That's all they want. They actually went through the catalog, and that's all that's on their lists," the actress, 39, tells PEOPLE of daughters Sam, 6, and Lola, 5.
Attending this week's Alice & Olivia's toy drive in West Hollywood, Richards added that she and the girls went with an artificial Christmas tree this year – for the best possible reasons.
Originally posted 10/27/2010 10:45AM
Saying she's sorry about what happened, and that her ex-husband Charlie Sheen will always be part of her and their daughters' lives, Denise Richards says, "I have a lot of faith in my ex."
Her concern, however, is for their two young daughters, whom she says are unaware of the headlines their father generated Tuesday when it was reported that, wild and out of control, he trashed his room at New York's Plaza Hotel, while Richards and the girls were in a nearby room.
"I am concerned about my children ... and keeping them safe," Richards said on Wednesday's fourth hour of the Today show, in what was a previously scheduled appearance to discuss her TV series, Blue Mountain State.
"Being a mom," she added, "is the most important thing to me."
Originally posted 10/26/2010 07:15PM
What on Earth happened to Charlie?
The one person with many of the details, Sheen's ex, Denise Richards, doesn't want to say too much so that she can spare their daughters Sam, 6, and Lola, 5, who were reportedly nearby when their father was taken to the hospital.
"We're in an amazing place, we've been getting along great for the last year, year-and-a-half," Richards, 39, said on The Joy Behar Show Tuesday. "We're doing our best, so as far as that situation, I'm trying to protect the girls from it as much as possible."
Sheen, 45, was found in a New York hotel room and hospitalized for what police sources say was intoxication and what his rep says was an allergic reaction to medication. Richards declined to reveal what she saw, but said, "I did help him at the hospital."
Sheen spent all day there Tuesday. "Charlie Sheen has been discharged from a hospital in N.Y. and is returning to L.A. today," his rep says. "Everything else is speculation."
Originally posted 10/26/2010 03:30PM
It seemingly was a picture-perfect vacation.
"Great day with the girls and ended with seeing Mary Poppins!! The girls are loving NY!" Denise Richards Tweeted on Sunday during her trip with daughters Sam, 6, and Lola, 5, that included time with her ex, Charlie Sheen.
But by Tuesday morning, Sheen, 45, was sent to the hospital for treatment for what a police source says was suspected intoxication and Sheen's rep called an allergic reaction to medication – and Richards faced a grilling by Howard Stern.
"Good morning!! Getting ready," the actress, 39, Tweeted. "Heading to do Howard Stern this am!! Hmm what could he possibly ask this time?!?!"
Originally posted 10/08/2010 01:45PM
Denise Richards's life might be complicated , but she's hoping to make it easy for others to be inspired by her journey from small town girl to Hollywood fixture.
The actress has signed a deal with Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, to publish a memoir about her life after coming to Hollywood – including her marriage to and divorce from Charlie Sheen.
"I wanted to write a heartfelt, honest book that would be a source of hope for others going through difficult times," says Richards, who filed for divorce from Sheen while she was pregnant with their second child.
In the tome, Richards, 39, will share her own share ups and downs following her tumultuous split from Sheen and her life as a single mother to their daughters Sam, 6, and Lola, 5.
The actress starred for two seasons in E!'s reality series, Denise Richards: It's Complicated and will next be seen in the film, Mother's Little Helpers.
Her currently untitled memoir is scheduled to hit bookstores in July 2011.
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Originally posted 01/26/2010 11:50AM
When Charlie Sheen was arrested for allegedly threatening wife Brooke Mueller, his ex-wife Denise Richards decided not to tell their daughters that the only way Dad could wish them a Merry Christmas was by calling collect from jail.
Richards, appearing Tuesday on The Oprah Winfrey Show, said she didn't want Sam, 5, and Lola, 4, happily playing with their new American Girl dolls, to know that Sheen was spending the holiday in an Aspen, Colo., jail.
But eventually, "I did have to tell them about their dad," Richards says, after a kindergarten pal told Sam she'd heard Sheen was in jail and wondered if he was still there.
Originally posted 08/24/2009 02:00PM
How does Denise Richards feel about sending daughter Sam, 5, to kindergarten this fall? Let's just say, "it's complicated."
"It's bittersweet," the actress and reality star told PEOPLE Saturday night at the Much Love Animal Rescue's third annual summer fundraiser Bow Wow WOW Howlywood! in Los Angeles. "Sami starts kindergarten, which I cannot believe, in a couple of weeks. I'm so sad about it."
Richards, 38, who has two daughters with ex-husband Charlie Sheen – they're also parents to Lola Rose, 4 – said the time has flown by. "I can't believe how fast five years have gone," she says. "I'm very proud of her and very happy, but from here on out she's in school."
Originally posted 03/17/2009 02:50PM
Don't expect any sibling rivalry between Charlie Sheen's children.
The actor's two daughters with ex-wife Denise Richards are eager to spend time with their newborn half-brothers, according to their mom.
"The girls are really excited," Richards tells Entertainment Tonight of daughters Sam, 5, and Lola, 3. "They can't wait to see them."
The Two and Half Men star and his wife, Brooke Mueller Sheen, welcomed twin boys, Max and Bob, on Saturday night.
"[Brooke and Charlie] just had the babies and we're letting Brooke heal," Richards added to Access Hollywood. "Then they will see their new brothers. They can't wait. They actually drew a picture for them, they are so excited."
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