It's Time to CRUSH My
'Housewives' Boss In Court
TMZ broke the story ... Sheridan sued the "Housewives" creator ... alleging he smacked her across the head and face on the set back in 2008 ... and after she complained, he fired her. Sheridan is demanding millions of dollars in damages.
Cherry is adamant Nicollette's making the whole thing up ... and several past and present "Housewives" cast members, including Eva Longoria and Dana Delany are standing by their man.
Opening statements are expected to begin any moment -- stay tuned.