Denise Richards to meet social workers over abuse allegation

Published: 04 December, 2013 23:55 IST | IANS |

Actress Denise Richards plans to meet social workers at the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services after being accused of child abuse by Charlie Sheen's ex-wife Brooke Mueller.

Sheen, who is also Richards' ex-husband, gave the temporary custody of his four-year-old twins Bob and Max, to Richards when Mueller was in a rehabilitation centre. 

Denise Richards
Denise Richards. Pic/Santa Banta

But Mueller has alleged that Richards' mistreated her children when they were in the latter's care, reports

"It has been alleged that Denise not only physically abused the children, but neglected them as well. This is being taken very seriously by Denise. To say she is upset and disgusted by Brooke's actions are an understatement," said a source.

The source added that no proof to substantiate Mueller’'s claims has been presented. "But under the law, the claims must be investigated”," the insider added.

"Social workers might want to interview Denise's daughters and Denise will fight that. Her daughters don't need to be dragged into this drama. They are children who are very well cared for and loved." 

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