Following his announcement that he is HIV positive, fans began to fear the worst regarding Charlie Sheen’s physical health — but according to a new report, it’s his mental health that has his ex-wife Denise Richards concerned.
While the actor, 50, has always had an unusual relationship with the mother of his two younger daughters — Sam, 11, and Lola, 10 — a source claims the 44-year-old actress has been in “constant communication” with her ex since his big reveal because “she feels Charlie needs her more than ever.”
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Love this baby boy! thank u @amevipix @pscathaven #conservation #education #projectsurvival A photo posted by Denise Richards (@deniserichards_officialpage) on Jan 28, 2015 at 9:10am PST
Love this baby boy! thank u @amevipix @pscathaven #conservation #education #projectsurvival
A photo posted by Denise Richards (@deniserichards_officialpage) on Jan 28, 2015 at 9:10am PST
“She knows very well Charlie’s extremely emotional and volatile. One minute he’s up and within seconds, he could flip and go to a very dark place,” the source tells Hollywood Life. “Coming clean publicly about his status was one of the hardest things he’s had to do and it’s opened him up to lawsuits, public scorn and shame.”
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While he expressed feelings of relief after exposing his big secret, Denise allegedly worries he’s only exposing himself to more stress.
The source says, “Denise fears he could go into a self-destruction mode… [She’s giving him] as much love and encouragement as she possibly can.”