12/28/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Denise Richards: What Our Daughters Think Happened To Dad

Sheen's unraveling on Tuesday hasn't fazed Denise, not in the least. She has one singular goal: protect her kids. "It is what it is," she says of the scandal. "I can't change what happened. All I can do is move forward and keep my girls protected from the situation and that's what I'm doing."

According to Denise, Sam and Lola "think they had a fantastic trip in New York with mommy and daddy," and that their "dad left early."

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