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Nicollette Sheridan

Targeted for Death

By OJ

3/7/2012 1:25 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Nicollette Sheridan
's character on "Desperate Housewives" was set to die, long before Marc Cherry struck her ... and the code name for her demise was OJ.

Marc Cherry testified today in the trial -- where Nicollette is suing Cherry and ABC for wrongful termination -- that the writers were playing with scenarios for killing her off months before the now-famous blowup.  Cherry produced writers notes, which included the phrase, "Steven drinks OJ."

Cherry claims the phrase was a reference to Sheridan's on-screen hubby killing her character ... and Cherry also told jurors OJ was a reference to OJ Simpson, who famously killed his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman.

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ronn    

I think this Proves what a sneaky uncaring man Mr. Cherry can be- Seriously- 'OJ' for killing a female character?- Pure Class!! Why didnt he ever just say "Nicolette, we're going to kill Edie off." So she would know in advance...He didnt- he told her co-stars- but not Her? Evil.
I hope she wins this case for various reasons, this just added fuel for me.

926 days ago
32.

me    

The fact that they used that statement is disgusting. Referring to a horrible murder where children lost their mother.. and they use it as a code word?? Trash is everywhere.

926 days ago
33.

O_o    

mmmm kinda tasteless, but i dig it.

926 days ago
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