Denise Richards is addressing the scandal at the center of this season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
In an interview with the Washington Post, Richards, 49, firmly denied Brandi Glanville's explosive claims that the two hooked up. News of the alleged affair broke months ago, fueling reports that Richards had secretly quit the show, which she denied. The allegation finally came to light on screen during Wednesday's episode, with Glanville, 47, confessing to Kyle Richards and Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave that she had allegedly hooked up with the actress during her marriage to Aaron Phypers.
"I did not have an affair," Richards told the newspaper. "There's definitely consistency with the subject matter that comes up on this Housewives season, and that's all I'll say."
As for Glanville's allegation that Richards told her she and Phypers have an open marriage?
"If I had an open marriage, I would be open about it," Richards said.
And despite the chaos unfolding this season, Richards said she doesn't regret doing the show.
"I actually had so much fun my first season, and I formed genuine friendships. This season was very different, but I would never say I regret anything," she said. "I just roll with the punches."
On Wednesday's episode, Glanville alleged that Richards is "not who she pretends to be," breaking down in tears after claiming that Richards "put" her in a situation where she was "the cheater."
"I was so broken for so long. When I was married and I was cheated on, it destroyed me," said Glanville, whose ex-husband Eddie Cibrian infamously cheated on her with now-wife LeAnn Rimes. "It destroyed me. It broke my life. I would never ever do that to someone else."
Glanville claimed tha she and Richards "got really drunk" and hooked up in bed together. She alleged that the next day, Richards told her not to tell Phypers.
"She just said to me, 'No matter what you do you can't tell Aaron, he will kill me,'" she said. "I would have never slept with Denise if I thought Aaron wasn't okay with it. He knew I was going out of town with her. He knew we made out before."
Richards has yet to respond to the allegations on the show. A sneak peek at next week's episode teases a moment where Mellencamp Arroyave reveals to Richards that Glanville claimed the two "had sex."
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills airs Wednesdays (9 p.m. ET) on Bravo.
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