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Posts Tagged ‘Nicollette Sheridan’

Jon Peters Sexual Harassment Testimony Gets Scant Local Media Attention

It may just be the fact that this litigation is being argued in the heat of August, a notoriously vacation-happy media month. Still, it seems rather strange that at press time, only the Daily Breeze saw fit to summarize for SoCal readers the LA Superior Court testimony of a former personal assistant suing mega-producer Jon Peters for sexual harassment.

The August 12 allegations are a bigger deal beyond U.S. borders. Reuters Canada reported the story on Friday and today, the UK media is set to propagate the details thanks to a pick-up by the Daily Express and ContactMusic.com.

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Marc Cherry Allegedly Beat Up a ‘Desperate Housewife’

desperate_housewives.jpgYes, Desperate Housewives is still on the air and now for all you cut-throat catty drama voyeurs – it’s finally getting good!

Here’s the wrongful termination lawsuit here.

THR’s Matthew Belloni writes:

Former “Desperate Housewives” co-star Nicollette Sheridan has filed a lawsuit so over-the-top it seems perfect for Wisteria Lane.

The actress has sued ABC Entertainment Group, ABC Studios, Touchstone Television and series creator Marc Cherry for $20 million, claiming that she was physically assaulted by Cherry and fired when she complained about it.

Whole piece is here.