The Wild Things star insists her friendship with Locklear was over long before she started romancing the Melrose Place star's estranged husband, Richie Sambora, and she resents remarks she was a home-wrecker.Writing a column in the new issue of Glamour magazine, Richards insists she knew Locklear and Sambora had split long before she started dating the rocker, and she would have ended any romance if she felt there was still a remote chance the couple would get back together.Four years after they ended their controversial romance, the former Bond girl and the Bon Jovi guitarist were spotted enjoying romantic dinner together at Japanese restaurant Tatsuki in Woodland Hills, California.Dishing on the Sunday, October 30 night outing, a source told Radar Online, "They were there over an hour and they had the whole place to themselves for the last half hour." It was also said that Richie joked to Denise, "What do ya think, should I get one?Actress Denise Richards and rocker Richie Sambora have split after a year-long romance.The Wild Things beauty, 36, and Bon Jovi guitarist, 47, started dating in April 2006, just months after filing for divorce from their respective spouses, Charlie Sheen and Heather Locklear.
Although they're no longer together, the two singers co-parent and do business together.
Sambora's divorce from Locklear was finalized last month.
» Former Bond girl Denise Richards insists she'll never discuss what drove a wedge between her and former pal Heather Locklear because she doesn't want the actresses' children reading about it.
Below are five of the nastiest celebrity divorces thus far. I recently had an altercation via e-mail with my ex-husband (about money, of course), and all of my old buttons were not only pushed, but they got stuck in “I’m hurt, I’m not respected, I’m not appreciated, I’m pissed, and I hate you! For two days, I stewed and chewed on the not-so-pretty file in my memory drive, as I was reminded of the many reasons why we got divorced. Though Brooke is not making comments at this time, US Weekly confirmed that the removal of the children from her home was due to an “‘unsafe environment’ caused by “[her] ongoing alleged drug use.” The children, four-year-old twin boys Bob and Max, have moved in with Denise and are living with their sisters, Denise’s children with Charlie, Sam and Lola, and Denise’s adopted daughter, Eloise.
Several days later, funny enough, I find myself with the opportunity to write about maintaining a friendship with one’s ex-husband. Denise, who has not remarried since her divorce from Sheen in 2005, is now a single mom to all five kids under the age of 12.