Denise Richards and Estranged Daughter Sami Reunite for Mother’s Day

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A special occasion! Denise Richards and her 18-year-old daughter, Sami, offered a glimpse at their reunion as they celebrated Mother’s Day together.

“Happy mother’s day !! i love u so much mom. u have no idea how grateful i am to have u in my life 💗💐🥂,” Richards’ eldest daughter captioned a compilation of Instagram selfies with her mother, 51, on Sunday, May 8.

Richards commented on the post, writing, “Thank you Sami for an amazing Mother’s Day. It means a lot. I know that Nana would not miss a favorite restaurant if she was at dinner with me. 🙏🏻 Thank you & I love you so much❤️.”

This sweet mother-daughter encounter comes two months after Richards took time to chat about Sami on social media for her 18th birthday. “In a blink of an eye you’re 18 …. !!!!” the Real Housewives of Beverly HillsIn March, an alum posted via Instagram. “Happy Birthday my beautiful Sami. You are my best friend. I have many more words for you. I love you so much and am honored to be your mom. Nana is watching over you as you celebrate with Nana. You are my sweet Sam. Happy 18th Birthday!”

Denise Richards Estranged Daughter Sami Reunite Mothers Day Photos
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The Illinois native’s relationship with Sami made headlines when her daughter announced that she moved out of her mom’s “hell house” in September 2021. In a TikTok video, the teenager claimed that she was previously “trapped” in an “abusive” home before moving in with her father, Charlie Sheen. “Had a spiritual awakening, own two cats, happy single, full of self love, and dropped out of high school,” she added in the upload.

The source only told us that the source was a source at the time. Us Weekly that Richards was “saddened” by the shakeup in her family. “Charlie didn’t support implementing Denise’s rules. He has a different way of parenting and Sami decided to live with her dad,” the insider noted about the coparents, who also share daughter Lola, 16. “Charlie is the good time dad, and well, rules and curfew aren’t really set in stone.”

The former Bravo personality spoke out about the differences between Sami and her earlier this year. “Obviously, I would love for her to live with me,” Richards told Jeff Lewis in a February 2021 podcast episode, adding that her ex-husband’s house had “different” rules for their child. “She lived with me all these years, but I think it’s very difficult raising teenagers these days, especially in Los Angeles.”

The actress, who is married Aaron Phypers, revealed that her relationship with Sami was still “strained” at the moment. “It’s very difficult. It’s not impossible, I know that. [that] we’ll get back to where we were, eventually. Right now, it is strained,” Richards, who is also the mother of daughter Eloise, 10, shared.

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