Andy Cohen on rumors that Denise Richards is joining 'Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills' (Exclusive)

Could Denise Richards be joiningThe Real Housewives of Beverly Hills? Andy Cohen's not denying it!

ET's Leanne Aguilera spoke with the franchise's executive producer at Fox's Television Critics Association press tour on Thursday, where he opened up about rumors that Richards will be joining the series. 

"I love Denise Richards. Wouldn't it be so cool to see Denise Richards as a Housewife?" Cohen asked, teasing that he's "always talking to" the actress. 

"It would be great," he added. "It would be really good!" 

Reports circulated last month that Richards, 47, was close to joining RHOBH, after having been in discussions with producers for years. The actress, of course, is the ex-wife of Charlie Sheen, with whom she shares two daughters: 14-year-old Sam and 13-year-old Lola. She's also mom to 7-year-old Eloise. 

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1996

Denise attends the “Romeo and Juliet” premiere in L.A.

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1997

Denise looks elegant at the “Starship Troopers” L.A. Premiere, in a sleek fitted gown.

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1998

Denise wears a black pinstripe dress with fur trim on her jacket to the premiere of her movie “Wild Things.”

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1999

We aren’t huge fans of the clunky shoe, but we know they were in style in the 90’s! Denise attends the premiere for “The Mod Squad” and keeps the outfit simple.

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2002

We love this patterned jacket Denise wore with this classic dress to the “Empire” Premiere.

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2003

Denise wore this short red dress to celebrate Giorgio Armani receiving the first “Rodeo Drive Walk of Style” Award.

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2006

Richards during Conde Nast Media Group’s kick off of fall Fashion Week in New York.

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2006

We’re not positive what’s going on with Denise’s hair here, but we like the simple black dress!

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2007

Denise attends the premiere of “Ratatouille” with the best kind of accessory: her daughter!

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2007

Richards attends the launch of Dr. Rey’s Shapewear in this body-hugging dress.

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2009

Denise wears her blonde locks straight with this scalloped dress to an Afternoon Tea in honor of Nancy O’Dell’s recently published book.

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2010

Attending New York’s Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is a regular occurance for Richards, here pictured in a black dress at Alice + Olivia.

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2010

It’s rare to see Denise with her hair up, but we love it! She looks flirty and fun at Spike TV’s 2010 Video Game Awards.

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2011

Denise poses on the set of “30 Rock.”

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2012

This lady loves her sequins, and makes them elegant.  With the loose updo and pop of red in her shoes, we think this look on Denise was stunning.

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2012

Denise is lovely in midnight sparkles, but what we’re obsessed with is her hair here – we love the curls pulled to the side!

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2004

Denise looked sweet in this nautical-looking dress with flowy waves at Olympus Fashion Week.

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2006

Richards during Conde Nast Media Group

2006

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2007

Denise wore this black dress with gold embellishments to a General Motors event.

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2007

Denise attends the premiere of

2007

Richards attends the launch of Dr. Rey

2008

Denise is boho-chic at the A Time For Heroes Celebrity Carnival to benefit The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

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2009

Denise wears her blonde locks straight with this scalloped dress to an Afternoon Tea in honor of Nancy O

2009

Denise wears a bright pop of blue with a leather jacket as she leaves the Fuse studios in New York.

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2009

Denise looks beach and casual at the launch of New Disney and Muppet Myzos in Santa Monica.

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2010

Richards rocks a sparkly purple dress to New York Fashion Week (with much darker hair!).

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2010

Attending New York

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2011

Richards looks glamorous, spotted in New York City leaving the Today Show.

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2011

Denise poses on the set of

2012

This lady loves her sequins, and makes them elegant.

2012

Denise is lovely in midnight sparkles, but what we

2012

The white dress with bright shoes look beautiful with her hair returned to its natural blonde hue.

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According to Cohen, however, fans hoping for an official announcement about Richards' casting are going to have to wait a bit. "The thing about it is, we don't announce casting until the show's really about to come out," he said. "So you're not going to hear anything from me for awhile."

The Watch What Happens Live host was ready to dish on another show, Love Connection. Cohen serves as host for Fox's dating game show, which was revived last year after its original run in the 80s and 90s. Love Connection is currently airing its second season -- and Cohen is a big fan of reboots. 

"I always wanted Match Game to come back and now it's back, Playboy After Dark, which my show is modeled after, although with the times the way they are, I don't know if you could really do Playboy After Dark," he said. "You know, the Grateful Dead spiked the punch on Playboy After Dark with LSD in the day, and that's the kind of show that needs to be on TV. You know what I mean?"

"We haven't explored LSD live on late night. Hey, sweeps. Could be an idea," he joked. 

Love Connection airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Fox. 

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