前任的“Desperate Housewives” actor Nicollette 谢里登, 46, filed a lawsuit against ABC last April claiming sex discrimination, age discrimination, assault and battery, and wrongful termination. In the 要么 iginal document, 谢里登 alleged that Marc Cherry, the show’s creator, hit her in the face while on set. Last month, 谢里登 amended the lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court to say that ABC killed off her character in retaliation for her complaints.
谢里登 指控称她已向美国广播公司（ABC）投诉了该事件，该网络已调查了这些指控。她说，美国广播公司告诉她，他们发现她只是被轻轻轻拍了一下，以便为场景指示方向。她说她的老板 left the matter at that and told 谢里登 that they would continue to work together with professionalism and courtesy. 谢里登 believes that her character, Edie Britt, 两个月后因报复事件而在演出中被杀。
谢里登 is reportedly seeking $20 million in damages for wrongful termination, discrimination, and assault and battery.
前任的Housewife 谢里登 amends assault complaint (BBC News)