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'Basketball Wives' Star

Sues Over Slap Fight --

I'm Soooo Traumatized!!!

4/18/2012 5:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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"Basketball Wives" star Jennifer Williams is finally fighting back after being slapped in the face by her reality show nemesis Nia Crooks ... with a big, fat, stinging lawsuit. 

TMZ broke the story ... Williams filed a police report after the January 21 incident, in which she claims Crooks delivered an "open hand" slap to the left side of her face during a group outing to a race track in Florida.

The incident was caught on tape by the "Basketball Wives" crew and aired last week. During the melee, Crooks threatened Williams right before the attack ... saying, "Do I need to slap you in the face to wake you up?"

Williams replied, "I wish you would." She got her wish.

Williams has now followed up with a civil suit in NY ... going after Nia's ass for assault and battery. In the docs, obtained by TMZ, Jennifer claims she suffered serious injuries in the attack ... as well as "mental shock, mental anguish and psychological trauma”

Williams is demanding Nia fork over a massive check for all of her medical expenses and other damages.

Calls to Crooks have not been returned.

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46.

C3sparkle    

You guys keep talking about Evelyn. You must not have been watching the same show I watched because Evelyn was not the person who slapped her. In fact she did the same thing Jennifer did when Meeka was getting her behind kicked in Italy minus the laughter. She sat there and watched until she decided to jumped on the table and unless you have something that allows you to see next weeks show we don't know what happen after that. L.O.L.

863 days ago
47.

patty    

no education +way too much money = basketball wives

863 days ago
48.

Dita Wildflower    

You can put lipstick on a pig.......still gonna be a pig.

863 days ago
49.

Juanita    

She was a bum for that one. All she stated she wanted was an explaination and her keys returned. So that was needed to be accompanied by a slap in the face. Her and Evelyn are going after people who they know are not going to retaliate. If it was me, she would have been in the basement by the time I've gotten thru with her.

863 days ago
50.

UNLEVINED HARVEY    

schnash dat wig

863 days ago
51.

Christina    

I can't STAND Evelyn Lazado! I wish Chad would DUMP her ass!

863 days ago
52.

atabaw    

Why is Jen playing the victim? She told the other girl, "I wish you would." So not sure why she is seeking damages.... she egged the other girl on. Ghetto trash.

863 days ago
53.

Urchild    

Maybe now these bitches will stop acting a fool. They start having to pay Dr bills and **** they will stop squabblin.

863 days ago
54.

Urchild    

There is a piece missing in this story. That slap was for something we know nothing about. The beef with Eve goes deeper than we see on TV. Something is missing in that storyline.

863 days ago
55.

Joao    

Uncivilized savages

863 days ago
56.

carla    

jennifer MUST be desperate for money if shes going after everyone for all they've got, shes so puthetic. she deserved to get slapped. like someone already said, nothing worse than rich ghetto trash.

863 days ago
57.

Hello you    

Thank you Jennifer. Nobody has the right to put his hand on somebody. Those ladies Evelyn, Tammy and the assistant whatsoever are crazzzzzzzzzyyyyyyyy. Evelyn is sooooo jealous of you. First she advised you to divorce because of a cheating husband.... And now she is getting married to this guy, football player who is so overexposed ! Good friend hummmm
Sue them and stay away of those ladies. Focus on you, your tastes and your life. God has something good for you coming. Be strong. You are the only lady I like in this show.

863 days ago
58.

fstblk    

These are the stupidist bunch of women. These women are in their 30's and are acting like a bunch of teenagers. Evelyn jumping on tables throwing things around.There is not a man around who'll take them seriously.All that fake hair. Just a bunch of unhappy people.Hate for one of them to be my mom.

863 days ago
59.

lestina    

Jen said "I wish you would" Nia was simply granting her wish I think just because of that Jennifer will lose because she literally asked to be slapped.

863 days ago
60.

Jessie    

That's right Jen make an example of that bitch cuz if u don't people are gonna think its the norm,hopefully the whole show is stages cuz if not Nia & Evelyn are some psychotic bitches,i am aware people are a reflection of who raised them and where they were raised

863 days ago
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