Richards appeared on the 8th season of Dancing with the Stars, paired with Maksim Chmerkovskiy. In 2010 she joined the cast of Blue Mountain State, a Spike comedy series.Richards plays Debra, the ex-wife of Coach Daniels.She told the audience: ‘When I was due to have my hysterectomy the doc told me that if I could lose some weight before the op, they would be able to do it via keyhole, and I would recover in three weeks or so.‘No magic wand, just tiny, joyless low-cal eating and lots more walking for weeks and weeks. But then what happened was that I slightly betrayed the fat club by losing a lot of weight. She has appeared in numerous films, including Starship Troopers (1997), Wild Things (1998) with Neve Campbell, Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999), The World Is Not Enough (1999) as Bond girl Christmas Jones, and Valentine (2001). Between 20, she was a series regular on the comedy Blue Mountain State.She played Monica and Ross Geller's cousin on Friends (2001). She spent the majority of the 1990s appearing in lower-budget films and television shows such as Saved by the Bell, television movies, and guest starring in episodes of several television shows such as Married... She later made guest appearances in shows such as Beverly Hills, 90210 (1992), Seinfeld (1993), Lois and Clark (1994) and a guest-arc in Melrose Place (1996).Her first starring role in a wide theatrical release was Starship Troopers in 1997 for which Richards was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Female Newcomer. Variety praised Richards' transition from good-girl-type roles to manipulative villainess and the review continued to include her as part of "an ensemble that appears to be enjoying the challenge of offbeat roles and unusual material.Later that year, Richards starred alongside Kirsten Dunst in the beauty pageant satire, Drop Dead Gorgeous.Richards, playing a spoiled princess, was praised for her performance by Los Angeles Times for being "as rightly nasty as she is pretty." Later that year she appeared in four episodes of Spin City as Jennifer Duncan, a love interest of Charlie Sheen's character.
She eventually lost 7.5st in total from her 19st frame. She told an Australian magazine: ‘My being fat kind of made it okay for others to be fat.
Richards first met actor Charlie Sheen on the set of Loaded Weapon 1 in 1991.
They became engaged on December 26, 2001, and married in a Roman Catholic ceremony on June 15, 2002, at the estate of Spin City creator Gary David Goldberg.
Until earlier this year, it was unclear as to why the couple broke up.
According to Dawn, Que cheated on her with multiple women, which she revealed in multiple interviews earlier this year. I thought everything was good, and just randomly, I find out she was with someone else.