NEW YORK-- Denise Richards and ex-husband Charlie Sheen have come so far that it’s almost hard to believe they were once in such a vicious divorce battle that she filed a restraining order against him and claimed he threatened her.
Now, the exes are friends and even co-stars. Richards appears on an upcoming episode of Sheen’s new FX sitcom "Anger Management," which premiered Thursday.
"It’s actually great working with him," Richards said in a recent interview. "I like working with Charlie. We met working together and we worked together when we were married, and this is the first thing we’ve worked on since our divorce. But I’m very excited for his show and I think it’s very funny, and I was, you know, honored that they wanted me to be a part of it."
Sheen and Richards even recently told Rolling Stone magazine that they’re "like best friends now" and he tells her everything. He even said in the magazine that he’d still like to have sex with her.
"I would rather him say that then say some other things," Richards said, laughing.
Richards is cautious to add that things aren’t always smooth sailing between the two.
The two divorced in 2006. They have two young daughters together, Sam and Lola.
Richards also has a role in the new Tyler Perry movie called "Madea’s Witness Protection" which opens today