Denise Richards has poked a hole in Simon Cowell's claim to Howard Stern that "The X Factor" boss was once set up on a blind date with the actress.
"I was at a group dinner 8mo pregnant not sure how thats considered a date," she Tweeted on Wednesday. "news to me! if I was being set up I didn't know it!"
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Earlier in the day, Simon, while speaking with Howard for his "Howard 101" Sirius XM Radio show, claimed to the radio host that he was set up with Denise a number of years ago.
"We had a bizarre kind of blind date several years ago," Simon told Howard, per the Winnipeg Free Press. "She's cute. She turned up eight months pregnant and had a dog in her handbag."
Simon added that Denise's pregnancy didn't get his fires burning, but he still liked the actress.
"She is gorgeous," he said. "I liked her a lot. I think she's cute, funny, a bit of a wacko, but I like that."
"We met up afterwards," he reportedly added.
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