Denise Richards miraculously pulled off a rush family-oriented wedding to Aaron Phypers that drew a truce from her bickering pals on Tuesday’s episode of RHOBH.
The 48-year-old actress just two days before marrying Aaron, 46, had yet to secure a venue, dress, food and flowers.
Denise plugged away while also reflecting on her first marriage to Charlie Sheen, 50, who was invited to her wedding but declined to attend.
The bride: Denise Richards pulled off a rush wedding to Aaron Phypers on Tuesday’s episode of The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills
The Wild Things star recalled her ‘big wedding’ to Charlie in 2002 in an Armani gown with ‘lots of paparazzi’.
‘The wedding was much better than the marriage,’ said Denise who filed for divorce in 2006 from Charlie.
Denise and her assistant Mike along with Aaron toured the Cypress Sea Cove wedding venue with owner Matthew just two days before the wedding on September 8.
‘We can pull stuff together fast,’ Denise said noting that Aaron ‘really wants to get married with 8 in the date’ for numerology reasons and the infinity symbolism.
Family first: Aaron held hands with Denise and her seven-year-old daughter Eloise as they walked down the aisle together
First time: Denise while quickly planning her second marriage recalled her 2002 wedding to first husband Charlie Sheen
Two days: The couple checked out the Cypress Sea Cove wedding venue in Malibu two days before their quickly planned wedding
The short notice was ‘right around the corner’ and would set a ‘world record’ for a quick wedding, said venue owner Matthew.
The couple in the episode titled Eat, Drink, and Be Married huddled with Aaron’s friend and officiant Justin the day before the wedding as planning was still underway.
Denise suggested they have a buffet and reminded that they ‘need to do a cake’.
Cute couple: Denise and Aaron were determined to make the fast wedding happen
Record time: Cypress Sea Cove owner Matthew said the fast wedding would set a ‘world record’
Aaron joked about getting a ‘dunk tank’ as Denise revealed that her dress was still not at her house.
They also mentioned Charlie as the wedding approached.
‘I reached out to her ex-husband and its TBD,’ Aaron said.
Good one: Aaron during the planning meeting suggested a ‘dunk tank’
Reached out: The massage therapist said he reached out to Charlie about the wedding
‘Even if he did bring a prostitute as his date, I would care. It is what it is,’ Denise said.
She insisted on including her late mother Joni in the wedding ceremony with a candle being lit in her memory.
Denise said that her mother who died 13 years ago ‘would be very happy’ and ‘would’ve loved Aaron’.
No worries: Denise joked that she wouldn’t care if Charlie brought a prostitute to her wedding
She said that her mother had her at age 17 and they were ‘best friends’ and bravely tried to describe her death as ‘part of life’ before succumbing to tears.
Aaron and Denise both also admitted they regretted not telling her teenage daughters Lola, 13, and Sam, 15, earlier about the wedding.
‘I was afraid of my teenage daughters judging me,’ admitted Denise.
Close bond: The actress made sure that her late mother Joni was part of the wedding ceremony
Aaron brought wedding gifts for the girls including a necklace for Denise’s seven-year-old daughter, Eloise, who has special needs.
‘We have to set it all up because it’s last minute,’ Denise told Aaron the night before the wedding.
He panicked before Denise revealed that she was joking.
Funny joke: Denise scared Aaron when she said they had to set it all up because it was last minute
Lisa Vanderpump, Dorit Kemsley and Teddi Mellencamp put their grievances aside at the wedding after loudly arguing at Camille Grammer’s 50th birthday bash.
Dorit, 42, and Vanderpump, 58, made small talk about how big their breasts looked.
‘She loves an apology, but she’s not dishing one out,’ Dorit said during a confessional as Vanderpump continued to deny any role in Puppy Gate.
Small talk: Lisa Vanderpump and Dorit Kemsley put their feuding aside and made small talk
No apology: Dorit admitted that she wasn’t expecting an apology from Vanderpump
Denise tried on her wedding dress for the first time at 2:30 p.m. about 30 minutes afte the wedding was supposed to start.
Bridal gown designer Mark Zunino whipped up a white romper wedding dress for Denise and added sheer skirting.
Celebrity guests at the wedding included Rebecca Romijn, 46, and Jerry O’Connell, 45, as well as Patrick Muldoon, 50.
Romper dress: Bridal gown designer Mark Zunino whipped up a white romper wedding dress
Short notice: Denise tried on her dress for the first time while late to her wedding
Short dress: The actress rocked a white romper as her wedding gown
Denise was still getting ready with her daughters at 2:47 p.m. and Dorit noticed accountability coach Teddi getting anxious
‘Uh-oh. Denise is late to her own wedding and it’s on Teddi’s radar. The punctuality police is going to ticket you,’ Dorit quipped.
Erika Girardi, 47, wore all-black to the wedding but was sweltering while waiting.
Getting hot: Erika Girardi was getting hot waiting in her all-black outfit
Famous friends: Rebecca Romijn andJerry O’Connell attended the wedding
Hollywood star: Patrick Muldoon was described by Bravo as a ‘Friend’ of Denise and Rinna
‘I’m hot and I’m mad,’ Erika said noting that her polyester outfit ‘does not breathe’.
Denise finally arrived at 3:21 p.m. and admitted that she was nervous.
‘I don’t like being the center of attention walking down the aisle,’ said Denise who looking forward to walking with her family the second time.
Group walk: Denise’s daughters Lola and Sam also joined in on the family walk down the aisle
Lola and Sam walked first holding flowers and then Denise and Aaron walked to the alter accompanied by heavy metal music.
Denise’s father Irv lit the memorial candle for Joni and soon a loud helicopter appeared overhead.
Rinna also noticed familiar paparazzi but took their presence as a good sign.
Loud chopper: A loud helicopter buzzed overhead during the outdoor wedding
‘If paparazzi and helicopters are showing up you’re still doing well. If not, time for a job,’ Rinna said.
Aaron and Denise exchanged wedding rings and sealed their union with a kiss.
Denise took group photos with her friends as Erika and Teddi had to leave soon.
Familiar face: Rinna recognized the paparazzi snapping pictures of the event
Los Angeles native Patrick was called over by Rinna, 55, and Dorit told him how she recently learned that Rinna and Denise were both having sex with him at the same without knowing it.
A flashback showed Denise and her good friend Rinna laughing as they told Dorit about it.
Rinna revealed that Patrick played her brother Austin Reed on Days Of Our Lives and was having a ‘fling at the same time with Denise’ who starred with him in Starship Troopers.
Called over: Los Angeles native Patrick was called over by Rinna
Soap stars: Rinna and Patrick, shown in a 1992 promo still, played brother and sister on Days Of Our Lives
Sci-fi satire: Patrick and Denise are shown in a still from the 1997 sci-fi satire Starship Troopers along with Casper Van Dien
‘Who was better?,’ asked British restaurateur Vanderpump.
‘It was so long,’ said Patrick shaking his head as Dorit said only Vanderpump would ask such a question.
Dorit said she was ready to move on from the dog situation and someday trusting Vanderpump again.
Group shot: The bride posed for photos with her RHOBH castmates
Vanderpump also said she had ‘no choice but to get on with it’ while also still expecting an apology.
The episode ended with Dorit calling out to her husband Paul ‘PK’ Kemsley who was brushing his teeth.
She pointed out a tabloid article with a headline about Vanderpump being stabbed in the back and hurt over an abandoned dog.
Dog drama: Paul ‘PK’ Kemsley was called over by Dorit while he was brushing his teeth
‘If people think I mistreat animals,’ fretted Dorit who immediately suspected Vanderpump of planting the story.
‘Lisa must know that the truth will come out,’ PK said.
The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills will return next week on Bravo.
Puppy press: Dorit was upset after reading a tabloid article about Vanderpump being stabbed in the back and hurt over an abandoned dog