(And apparently it shocked Sambora as well, because he denied the report that they were splitting up in an interview he gave on tour in Washington, D.
It was soon reported that she had mixed her prescription medication with alcohol and her sister had worried she might do something to herself. She and Sambora were spotted together more frequently and were vacationing as a family with Ava."Time does heal old wounds. Toward the end of 2016 Locklear decided it was time for a timeout to focus on her health."I am feeling great and am taking steps to enrich and better my life," she said in a statement in early January 2017, responding to rumors that she was in rehab again.
I mean, I still love Heather and I know she loves me," Sambora told in 2014. "Currently I am working on tying up some loose ends regarding certain issues so I can hit 2017 full steam ahead."That March she again vacationed with Ava and Sambora in Hawaii. A.'s Loyola Marymount University and, having come up aces in the genetic game, started modeling once she turned 18. Toward the end of 2017, however, all seemed to be well.
In September, Locklear was treated for minor injuries suffered in a car crash near her home in Thousand Oaks; authorities were quick to clarify that neither drugs nor alcohol were involved."I'm home and good. Earlier in the year she had reconnected with a high school sweetheart, Chris Heisser, posting none other than his yearbook photo (they apparently had the same hair dresser) in wishing him happy birthday last fall."Happy Birthday to My first love and final love. Meet you there in 2 days," she wrote, about a week after her car accident.
Publicly, they were still going strong in November.
(Incidentally, Locklear starred with Sheen on in 2006, insisting that nothing happened between her and Sambora until he was single.