Brooke Mueller, ex-wife of
The kids were taken from the home late Thursday night, according to TMZ, whose sources said the Los Angeles County Department of Child and Family Services determined the home was unsafe because Mueller was allegedly using drugs again.
"Brooke was given many opportunities by social workers to clean up her act," a source close to the situation told Radar Online, which first reported the news. "Social workers felt that Bob and Max weren't safe in Brooke's care."
Mueller is allegedly refusing to go to rehab this time, according to Radar. "Brooke is fine, everybody will be fine," her mother told the website Friday.
"It just wasn't a stable environment with different nannies coming in and out, and child protective services came in and did their thing, and this is the outcome," a source close to Mueller told the New York Daily News. "Brooke didn't have a say in this."
The 4-year-olds, Bob and Max, are reportedly in the temporary care of Denise Richards, another Sheen ex and the mother of their girls, 9-year-old Sam and 7-year-old Lola.
Richards took care of the boys late last year, when Mueller, who has long struggled with
"Brooke knows anytime, and Charlie, that any time they need help with the boys, that I'm there," Richards told Radar at the time.