Sheen and Richards' definite divorce
13:30 05 January 2006
Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards have re-filed for divorce - just months after insisting their rocky marriage was back on track.
The former Bond girl and her actor husband first filed for divorce last March but tried to reconcile for the sake of their daughters, Sam and Lola.
Sheen's publicist, Stan Rosenfield, has now confirmed lawyers for the couple filed divorce papers on Wednesday (04.01.06) in Los Angeles.
He said: "They asked the court to go to a private arbitrator. They are determined to keep it private."
The pair's relationship broke down just months before the 34-year-old actress gave birth to their second child, Lola, in June.
Before news of the divorce, the couple appeared to be on the road to reconciliation. In November, the 40-year-old actor flashed his wedding ring on US programme the 'Late Late Show,' telling host Craig Ferguson "things are really good".
But the pair reportedly had another spat last month during a romantic getaway in Barbados.
The pair were said to have spent much of the time avoiding one another before leaving two days early.
Richards and Sheen met while shooting 'Good Advice' in 2000 and appeared in 'Scary Movie 3' together.
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