by Jen Heger
Radar Legal Editor
Bet these two have some stories to swap!
Brooke Mueller and Denise Richards have struck up an unlikely friendship, RadarOnline has learned.
The two ex-Mrs Charlie Sheens talk “quite frequently” and are even planning play dates for their children, a source close to the situation tells us.
Denise and Brooke actually had plans to get together with their kids last week, before Brooke tragically relapsed and went on a crack bender, ending with the mother-of-two back in rehab.
The insider reveals: "Brooke and Denise talk quite frequently. It was Denise's idea to get together for dinner with Brooke with their children. Denise's children with Charlie, Sam and Lola, have spent time in the past with their half-siblings, Bob and Max. Denise wants all the children to hang out together."
The reunion will have to be put on hold though as Brooke is currently in her rebah program all day and spends her evenings at home with Bob and Max, and a sober living companion.
"Denise has reached out to Brooke since her relapse to offer her support. Denise wants to have the girls spend time with their brothers, when she is assured that Brooke is sober, and wants it be a fun outing for everyone, with no drama. It's about the kids forming a bond, and nothing else," the source tells RadarOnline.
Brooke shares custody of her two-year-old sons with Sheen, whereas Denise has full custody of Sam and Lola, and Charlie can only see the girls when Denise approves it.
“Denise is fiercely protective of the girls and will not permit them to be in any environment that has the possibility of causing any emotional harm to them,” The source says.
“Denise makes a mama bear that is protective of her cubs look like a wimp. Let’s face it, Denise has very good reasons to feel the way she does. Denise went through hell with Charlie and she won't let that happen to her girls, period.”
And the actress turned reality star wasn't surprised that the judge let Brooke keep custody of the boys, the source adds.
“Denise knows only too well that Charlie isn't stable enough to have custody.”