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'Basketball Wives' -- Nia Crooks

Charged with Battery

for Insane Slap Attack

4/20/2012 3:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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"Basketball Wives" star Nia Crooks has been charged with misdemeanor battery for pimp slappin' the taste out of Jennifer Williams' mouth back in January ... TMZ has learned.

A rep for the Broward County State's Attorney's Office tells us ... officials decided to file the charge on April 10 ... after Williams filed a criminal complaint.

If convicted, Nia faces up to a year in the slammer.

During the incident, which aired on last week's episode of "Basketball Wives" -- Nia can be heard threatening to slap Jennifer ... to which Jennifer replied, "I wish you would." Her wish was granted.

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4:39 PM PST --
Nia's lawyer Marc David Seitles tells TMZ ...  "We will vigorously defend Nia against these charges. The women on the show executed contracts expressly accepting the risk that a physical altercation could occur."

The lawyer adds, "Given that Jennifer herself has previously instigated fights on the show, to cry foul now is absurd and a desperate attempt for publicity and money. We will fight until Nia is vindicated."
 
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151.

btrishawn    

Im happy something was done to nia's ass i cant stand that bitch i wish she wouldve slapped me like that i would have kicked her ass me. Don't get mad because u dont have **** going for urself, ur working to be evelyns assistant thats still no money bitch go sit ur tired ass down somewhere. Just because someone say " I WISH U WOULD" so if someone tell ur dumb ass to jump off the bridge ur stupid ass would do it? Well u would because u have no class, no money, and nothing to show ur paid. lol IJS

795 days ago
152.

rimi1075    

This show is a disgrace for us black women. You have the two hoodrats and bullies Eve and Tami. You have the snitched, trouble maker, instigator and tooth faced Susan. Yes, she's the one that's going back telling the circle chicks what is being said. Then, you have this Nia (Crooks) girl, "Why were she there at the dinner??????" I was so angry to see that woMAN get up and slapped Jennifer upside her head. If it was a man that had done that, he would have went to jail that day and still be in jail today. I hope day cancel the show, better yet I think we should boycott VH-1 for airing the abuse and violence on black women.

791 days ago
153.

rimi1075    

This show is a disgrace for us black women. You have the two hoodrats and bullies Eve and Tami. You have the snitched, trouble maker, instigator and tooth faced Susan. Yes, she's the one that's going back telling the circle chicks what is being said. Then, you have this Nia (Crooks) girl, "Why were she there at the dinner??????" I was so angry to see that woMAN get up and slapped Jennifer upside her head. If it was a man that had done that, he would have went to jail that day and still be in jail today. I hope day cancel the show, better yet I think we should boycott VH-1 for airing the abuse and violence on black women.

791 days ago
154.

KATHY    

IM FROM NEW YORK THESE GIRLS ARE SO CLASS LESS. EVERYONE IN THIS WORLD TALK ABOUT EVERYONE ,FRIENDS ,FAMILY, AND THE GUY NEXT DOOR. HUMAN NATURE WE ARE FLAWED, BUT REALITY IS WITH JENNIFER WILLIANS. OK EVELYN NEEDS THERAPY ANGER MANAGEMENT OR LITHIUM MAYBE SHES BIPOLAR. I WATCH THE SHOW BUT SHAUNIE AND THE OTHER GIRLS DO EGG EVELYN ON. SHE THROWS BOTTLES ALMOST HITS SHAUNIE IN THE HEAD BUT THATS FORGIVABLE, SO GOD FORBID SHE GOT HIT OR ANYONE WITH A BOTTLE THINGS WOULD CHANGE BUT I GUESS CLASSLESS PEOPLE ARE USE TO SEEING BOTTLES THROWN AROUND . JEN IS THE ONLY ONE ACTING MATURE . EVERY TIME EVELYN WANTS TO CONFRONT JEN SHES ABOUT TO FIGHT OR IS IN HER FACE, CLASSY EVELYN. YOUR MAN IS A SERIAL CHEATER AND WOMANIZER OBVIOUSLY SINCE YOU BEEN WITH HIM YOU BEEN ACTING OUT EVERY TIME SOMEONE SAYS SOMETHING ABOUT YOU. EVELYN STOP TAKING THE STRESS OUT ON EVERYONE WHEN YOU SHOULD BE THROWING BOTTLES AND SMACKING YOUR MAN.

787 days ago
155.

luv2ann    


Evelyn instigated the whole thing. She wanted Nia to be mad at Jen. She wants everyone to be mad at Jen, when it's her keeping the whole thing going.
My take. This whole thing is about Evelyn mad because Jennifer sees Ocho as he really is and Evelyn cant handle the truth.

781 days ago
156.

DCR1    

Good, she started ramping and raging, when she also at the same time admits knowing Jennnifer so well, so if she knows Jennifer so well, then she also knows Jennifer is not a violant individual, so there was then no need to approach her violantly, she only needed to call Jennifer, ask for a few minutes of her time, however roll back the tapes, the story she told about Jennifer not contacting her when she was ranting to evelyn prior didn't jive, so when Jennifer stated what the time frame was it inflamed Nia because she was caught in a lie, she was the one who ended the contact, thats when she became erratic, to take everyone's thoughts off of what Jennifer had just said (thank goodness for DVR!) so i feel no sorrow for Nia, she wanted five min of fame no matter what the cost? BEND OVER AND PAY UP, THANK YOU HAVE A NICE DAY!!!!

757 days ago
157.

Barry Obama    

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724 days ago
158.

Michele    

Jennifer got that slap cuz she asked for it. Booji banton. If she was so meek and mild then she shouldn't have opened her mouth about anything. Eric knew what he was doing when he threw that drink. Shes all wet. She need to be reminded where she came from

619 days ago
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