denise richards skinny getty Denise Richards denies she's too skinny: 'I'm such an advocate for health and fitness'There have been several reports in the news lately about Denise Richards‘ slender appearance.

The Sun calls her “painfully thin,” Radar Online says she is showing off “drastic weight loss” and looks “scary skinny” and E! online says the actress “may be running herself a little ragged.”

But Richards tells Extra that she is perfectly healthy.

“I don’t know why lately I’ve been getting so much flack for [being thin] … I have a very healthy lifestyle and I’m busy. I have a daughter who’s almost two that I carry all the time. She’s just under 30 pounds,” says Richards.

“What bothers me is I have three daughters, and I’m such an advocate for health and fitness … in moderation. We eat ice scream all the time. I had grilled cheese before we got here,” she adds.

What do you think, Pop2it readers? Could Richards stand to put on a few pounds, or does she look healthy and beautiful the way she is?

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."