November 02, 2011 06:43:35 GMT
Four years after they called it quits, the ex-wife of Charlie Sheen and the Bon Jovi guitarist are reportedly dating again, but are trying to keep it low key.
Denise Richards and Richie Sambora might be back on again. Four years after they ended their controversial romance, the former Bond girl and the Bon Jovi guitarist were spotted enjoying romantic dinner together at Japanese restaurant Tatsuki in Woodland Hills, California.
Dishing on the Sunday, October 30 night outing, a source told Radar Online, "They were there over an hour and they had the whole place to themselves for the last half hour." It was also said that Richie joked to Denise, "What do ya think, should I get one?", as they walked by a tattoo parlor on the way out.
On the status of the twosome, the source claimed, "They are dating again. It is serious but they are trying to keep it low key." Offering similar statement was E! Online's source, who gushed, "They're very happy and are dating." The source added, "They never stopped caring for each other."
Denise and Richie began dating in 2006 when they went through divorces with their spouses. She was at the time ended her nearly four years of marriage with Charlie Sheen, while he split up with wife of 12 years, Heather Locklear. They parted ways in 2007, but remain close friends.
In her memoir, "The Real Girl Next Door", Denise is full of praises for Richie. "I don't regret my relationship with him," she wrote. "I learned hard lessons from our journey together. My heart may have been bruised, but it was pure. Richie is a wonderful man. He came into my life when I needed him and he needed me. We'll always have that bond."