Denise Richards said goodbye to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills after a challenging season full of shock, betrayal and an alleged affair with former housewife Brandi Glanville.
And while Denise has defended most of the season to keep her personal life out of the spotlight, her ex-husband Charlie Sheen denied having any influence on her decision to leave the popular Bravo program.
Sheen, 55, told Page six that his ex “does what she wants” and had no animosity towards Richards. The former couple have two children together – Sam, 16 and Lola, 15 – from their four-year marriage that ended more than a decade ago.
Talk About It: Denise spent most of the season defending her personal life from the spotlight, and her ex-husband Charlie Sheen denied having had any influence on her decision to leave the popular Bravo program
“She does what she wants in these cases,” he said through his publicist Jeffrey Ballard, adding, “And I applaud her decision of one and done.
Richards had previously consulted with Charlie to get his expert opinion before deciding to join the franchise in 2019.
‘I talked to him about it because as an actor in this industry I also respect his opinion. So I said, “What do you think?” and he said, “I think it could be really cool,” she recalls on Radio Andy.
Even if he said this is the dumbest thing you’ve ever done, I still would have done the show. But it was interesting to get his side because I have a lot of respect for him as a father and I have as many years in this business as he has. ‘
In the past, the former couple have two children together – Sam, 16, and Lola, 14 – from their four-year marriage that ended more than a decade ago; seen 2005
No deal: Denise Richards has left Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills, and on Monday Watch What Happens Live Bravo star Andy Cohen shared that the 49-year-old star’s departure was a matter of stalled negotiations
Sad Andy: ‘I’m just sad we couldn’t reach an agreement for next season,’ the single dad told PeopleTV’s Reality Check, which aired Monday. ‘I live in that sadness a little bit’
Denise Richards left Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills this summer after just two seasons, while Bravo patriarchy Andy Cohen shared that the 49-year-old star’s departure was a matter of stalled negotiations.
“I just think it’s a shame we couldn’t reach an agreement for next season,” said the single father PeopleTV’s reality check that aired Monday. ‘I kind of live in that grief.
“We were negotiating a deal with her and could not agree on the deal,” he explained.
That leaves the show with Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, Erika Jayne, Dorit Kemsley and Teddy Mellencamp, Garcelle Beauvais and Sutton Stracke.
Kiss and tell: Everything seemed fine for a while, but when part-time RHOBH member Brandi Glanville accused her of having a sexual relationship, Denise denied it and lashed out
Denise was a bit of a surprise as a new cast member when she joined in 2019, as she was the only one to have a true Hollywood career starring in Starship Troopers and Wild Things, and a lead role in The Bold and the Beautiful.
Everything seemed to be going well for a while, but when part-time RHOBH member Brandi Glanville accused her of having a sexual relationship, Denise denied it and lashed out.
Most of her cast members did not support her decision to quell relationship rumors, but rather turned against Richards.
“She’s answering her truth,” Cohen said. ‘She has a family and children. Whatever happened or hasn’t happened, I imagine it’s something she might not really want to discuss on a television show. ‘
Standing still: Now that Denise has left the show, Kyle Richards, Erika Jayne, Lisa Rinna and Teddy Mellencamp, among others, remain
She did: “She answers her truth,” Cohen said. ‘She has a family and children. Whatever happened or didn’t happen I imagine it’s something she might not really want to discuss on a television show ‘
A source told People that Denise wants to spend time with her family, including her two-year-old husband, Aaron Phypers.
In addition to Lola and Sam, Denise has nine-year-old daughter Eloise who she adopted when she was single.
Denise is excited to be home from Spain with her husband and children. To film [Glow And Darkness] in Spain was great because the only pot stirred is their incredible Spanish food, ‘the source said.
Her True Love: A source told People that Denise wants to spend time with her family. She has been married to Aaron Phypers for two years