Denise Richards: It's Complicated

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

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Voyeuristic reality series isn't meant for kids.

E! Reality TV 2008

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Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 2 reviews

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TV hits new low

sad, sad, sad...especially for her daughters who will someday face the utter embarrassment that is their "mother", at least as portrayed here. self-absorbed, but even more sheen-absorbed! certainly wasn't her intention, but i'm sure she has generated a lot more sympathy for the man, and a lot less for herself. no doubt, in the midst of their ongoing battle, he is delighted to see how consumed she is by her resentment toward him, instead of the "best revenge" option, which would be to just SHADAP AND GET ON WITH HER LIFE. any devoted mother knows it's hard enough to give children all the care and attention they need without the distraction and disruption of an omnipresent camera crew. sheesh. absolutely a new low in TV. between this and "i know my kid's a star", is hollywood concerned at all about promoting what might be called psychological or developmental abuse of children? exploitation of children is just that...even if you're a famous, pretty mom.
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Denise Richards - A Refreshing New Reality Show!!

The Denise Richard's reality show started plugging the show sometime in April, and it looked good and I knew I would probably watch it, b/c I like Denise as an actress. Not only did I like it, I f'ing loved it! Denise is really a sweet woman, single mom, good friend, good mother, as you can clearly see from the show. She does have a swearing problem, but I could think of worse vices to have! I really can see the side of her now, that she's been so desperately trying to get across to the public - she is not a slut, nor did she have an affair with "Heather's husband." Why should we care anyway? But, what I liked most about the show was when Denise told the audience that she was going through a difficult time with her mother's death, being a single Mom, going through a divorce, etc.. She went on to say that if there were anyone that needed her to talk about any of these things, she would like to do that.. Denise, I would love to talk with you.. I just lost my son's father in 2006, and my remaining parent, my Dad, last July 2, 2007. My mom died in 1987. I've been through a lot, and would like to write to you Denise. Do you have a p.o. Box, or does anyone know? Thanks, Suzy

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