April 28, 2011 by Post Team
Nicollette Sheridan, Nicollette Sheridan sex discrimination and wrongful termination lawsuit against ABC and “Desperate Housewives” series creator Marc Cherry could have come only through a strong statement of one of the producers of the previous series, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Lori Kirkland Baker, who worked on the popular ABC series from May 2007 until May 2009 to submit an affidavit that supports the timeline of the actress of the facts, stating that the decision to kill-off character of Sheridan was taken for the first time in the fall of 2008 while the team of Cherry says the decision to end a matter of Sheridan in May 2008 and said the actress in February 2009.
Sheridan filed and 20 million in April, alleging that Cherry had beaten her and said goodbye to the series because she is a woman. His character, sxy real estate agent Edie Britt, was killed outside the series and the actress Cherry says hit her in the face on the Wisteria Lane in 2008 after she asked for a script and then fired in retaliation for complaining.
Sheridan The validity of the case depends on the time line and Baker’s statement could add significant weight to your case. And Kirkland Baker said he first heard about them firing Sheridan around the time of the slapping incident.
“In the fall of 2008, Mr. Cherry was talking to the editorial staff, including myself, to kill the character of Edie Britt, Kirkland Baker said in her statement of 09 April, which was obtained by The Hollywood Reporter. “I have no recollection of any decision to kill off the character of Edie Britt before autumn 2008 … Mr. Cherry had said to the writers, in my presence, increasing frustration with Ms. Sheridan … Instead of waiting for the end of the season, I wanted to change course, however, Edie Britt have killed much earlier. ”
Sheridan was doing and 175,000 per episode of the fifth season of the series. Cherry’s legal team will present its case at a hearing of the summary trial key, which has been scheduled for May 3.
“Sheridan was obviously unhappy to lose her job as a highly compensated star Desperate Housewives,” the ABC / Cherry motion for summary judgment. “However, we can not assert a legal right based on creative decisions and actions challenged in its application.”
Desperate Housewives actress Teri Hatcher, Eva Longoria Parker, Felicity Huffman and Marcia Cross were neutral on the charges, saying only that their work environment is not hostile.
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