desperate-housewives-issue-joint-statement-marc-cherry-nicollette-sheridan.jpgThe cavalry has arrived. The core group of “Desperate Housewives,” Teri Hatcher, Eva Longoria Parker, Felicity Huffman and Marcia Cross have banded together to support Marc Cherry against the onslaught of rumor-mongering, finger-pointing and all around tom-foolery surrounding Nicollette Sheridan’s accusations against the show’s creator.

“It would be irresponsible of us to let the public believe that being a part of this show from its inception has been anything but a blessing,” reads the housewives’ statement according to Access Hollywood.

]]>Brenda Strong, who plays Mary Alice and the narrative voice of the show. She told Zap2it that she found the allegations funny and said, “It doesn’t make sense. Two and two don’t add up.” Sheridan filed her lawsuit last week in Los Angeles Superior Court. She is suing Cherry for assault and battery, gender violence and wrongful termination for damages totaling more than $20 million. Sheridan’s attorney issued a statement the next day stating they “expect the case to be hard fought, and it will not be a surprise if ABC and Mr. Cherry try to depict Nicollette as something other than a team player and long-standing industry professional.” Are you relieved the divas have let us know where their loyalties stand? Follow Zap2it’s Dish Rag on Twitter, @TheRealJethro on Twitter, and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest celebrity news and buzz. More Nicollette Sheridan dish: Brenda Strong says Nicollette Sheridan’s allegations ‘don’t add up’
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