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Brooke Mueller

Denise Is the Best Mom

for My Boys Right Now

5/4/2013 1:10 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0504-brooke-mueller-denise-richards-tmzBrooke Mueller is thankful Denise Richards is the one watching her boys while she's getting professional help ... and sources close to Brooke tell TMZ she's glad they ended up with Denise ... instead of her own mother. 

As we previously reported, Mueller's 4-year-old twins with Charlie Sheen, Bob and Max, were taken Thursday night after the L.A. County D.C.F.S. decided Mueller's home was an "unsafe environment" due to her suspected drug use.

According to our sources, Brooke feels Denise is a great parent and will give her boys everything they need while she seeks help. We're told Brooke is grateful to Denise and knowing her boys are in good hands is allowing her to focus on herself and get better.

We're told the decision to leave the kids with Denise did not sit well with Brooke's mother, who felt she should have taken them. But our sources say the boys have never spent extended time with Brooke's mother and Brooke is glad that DCFS placed them with Denise (not to mention their half-sisters as well).


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It seems everyone is being sensible (except Brooke's mother) and putting the boys first in what could have turned into a horrible custody battle with so much dirt being dished on each parent. Denise has reminded people that in marriage breakups and parental lapses the children come first .

534 days ago


Charlie Sheen, you'd better do right by Denise!

534 days ago


I'm praying for this family.

534 days ago


ShShe has to be bipolar or something, she unbalanced. She doesn't need to be dragging any kids along in her mess of a life. Denise is a wonderful woman to take these kids in and give them a loving home.

534 days ago

Dom The Mover    

Friggin so sad, I'm not a sensitive guy, but this brings a tear to my eye, I can relate my mom was sick with Kidney disease and had to be hospitalized, I live with her sister which was good, I feel bad for the kids

534 days ago


Recycled article copy and pasted from the last time Denise had these children

534 days ago


Kudos to Denise, sad that Charlie isn't stable or sober enough himself to take the kids in. Hope Brooke gets the help she needs so she can be there for her children.

534 days ago


Brooke's mother has denied her daughter's drug problem for years, even giving interviews to say so. Props to Denise for stepping up and good for Brooke realizing that. Addicts usually aren't quick to realize the helpful.

534 days ago

Lindsay Lohan Fan Forever    

That's good she knows it is in their best interests to be with their sisters. Get it together Brooke.

534 days ago


Charlie Sheen has 5 kids. Just because he has money doesn't meean squat.

All that means is nothing.

534 days ago

velveteen rabbit    

Brooke is PARTLY correct. Denise is the best mom for those boys, PERIOD. Not just "now"

534 days ago

paul a.    

Good for Brooke. There are way to many mother's out there who think they can do it when they clearly can't.

534 days ago


Translation: "please take the burden of responsibility off me so I can come and go as I please getting loaded 24/7"

534 days ago

Vernon P. Alarcon    

3. Harvey Levin has Charles watching his bois - Dax & Max while he is away getting treatment for his GAYNESS.......

534 days ago


It's nice everyone seems to agree Denise is the best choice. At least the kids will be safe.

534 days ago
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