Denise Richards cast
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Updated November 1: Actress Denise Richards has decided to sign a new contract with Bold and Beautiful, according to Soap Opera Digest. This means readers will continue to see her in the role of Shauna Fulton as the character has forged a friendship that could lead to romance with Thorsten Kaye’s Ridge Forrester.

On February 20, reported that actress Denise Richards is joining the cast of Bold and the Beautiful in the role of Shauna, mother of Florence (Katrina Bowden). According to People, Shauna is a single-mom from Vegas who works hard and likes to have fun, but has a past and some significant secrets. She’ll head to L.A. when she finds out her beloved daughter is in a tight spot. She begins taping Friday February 22 and will first appear on April 4.

Richards has a long list of acting credits including Love Actually, Wild Orchids, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, and Melrose Place, and was married to actor Charlie Sheen (Two and a Half Men), with whom she has two children.

– Candace Young