Nicolette Sheridan leaving Desperate Housewives

Sorry dudes, there will be less sexy car washes by a leggy blonde on Desperate Housewives moving forward. Actress Nicolette Sheridan is leaving the ABC dramedy after five years, reports TVGuide.com. Sheridan was one of the original housewives, having been on the show since its onset.

"[Nicolette] had a great time on the show and is looking forward to her next project," Sheridan's rep told the site.

On Desperate Housewives, Sheridan plays Edie Britt, the man-eating fifth housewife behind Susan (Teri Hatcher), Lynette (Felicity Huffman), Bree (Marcia Cross), and Gabrielle (Eva Longoria Parker). Edie's current husband, Dave (Neal McDonough), is a central character in the current season.

ABC has not announced how or when Edie's character will be written off the program.

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Nov 16, 2009
Stupid move to get rid of Edie/Nicolette. She was part of what made the show so great. I have begun to lose interest since her departure.....
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Mar 24, 2009
Her death was sad :(

Never, EVER get out of the car if that happens - your rubber tires will keep you safe.
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Mar 02, 2009
Will miss Edies character. Hopefully Dave doesnt kill her off...
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Feb 18, 2009
i'm sad she's leaving, I really hope they write her out of the series well though, it'll be a shame if they ruin her character through the departure...
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Feb 18, 2009
I hope they'll end her character in a decent way.
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Feb 18, 2009
I'm sad she's leaving! Edie is my favorite! She always has the best things to say and is absolutely hilarious!
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Feb 17, 2009
Uh yeah, never really been a fan of Edie so she can go. I doubt they'll kill her off though, that's a bit extreme plus it would be too obvious. Hopefully, they'll think of something else. Once creepy Dave is found out for real or he gets to kill Katherine, that may be what makes Edie just want to get away and start fresh somewhere else.
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Feb 17, 2009
never liked her :)
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Feb 17, 2009
Edie you will be missed. Your no nonsense character was the perfect secret ingredient to the show.
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Feb 17, 2009
The character of Edie is too one-dimensional, i'm not surprised Nicolette has decided to move on to better things.
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Feb 16, 2009
:( edie was the characted i liked best
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Feb 16, 2009
i will miss her... her character was great....should be interesting to see how they will kill her off...
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Feb 16, 2009
I think it is ridiculous they are killing off Edie. Not that I would want any of the rest of them off (except maybe Katherine who has become BORING!) but I really hate that they feel they have to kill one of the housewives.
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Feb 16, 2009
I'm annoyed that the writer's of DH seem to only get actors and actresses in for one season because of the "mystery" of that season and then get rid of them. The only actor who has stayed on from his part in a mystery is Orson. Katherine, too, stayed on but she doesn't do anything useful for the show now that her mystery is over. The only reason they brought Edie back this season was because of her new husband's mystery and now they're getting rid of her because the mystery is wrapping up soon. I'm so annoyed.
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Feb 16, 2009
I'm sad that she's leaving. However unless they give her something better to do than just act the way she does, what's the point of keeping her. I do hope that they won't kill her maybe she can pop in from time to time. Good luck Nicolette.
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Feb 16, 2009
Catherine needs to go too. Susan and Mike need to get back together.
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Feb 16, 2009
This is really sad... I believe they gonna kill her anyway. It will be a great shock for the others 5 housewives.
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Feb 14, 2009
hopefully she won't be killed off of the show so she may come back for a one off or something in a future season.

season 5 is my favourite so far, and i loved her humour and interactions with Gaby and Susan, and her blackmail with Bree.

hopefully before the season ends we get more screen time with Edie before the grande finale.

season 5 comes back to the UK next week:) picking up from eppy 10 onwards...can't wait, hopefully the show won't go down in quality because of this move.
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Feb 14, 2009
She will be missed but this season she hasnt been so involved, it's not like its going to kill a ton of side plots...
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Feb 14, 2009
Not a big deal to me. She's not my favorite. Please write off Katherine next.
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Feb 14, 2009
What?!?!? Edie's slutty, man eating, mean ways make Wisteria Lane even better. If they write her off, I know that a lot of people are going to write off, and send off, hate mail and drop the show like she dropped the show. (However, that's not me.)
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Feb 13, 2009
I am really sad to see her go, but the reality is that she was only put on the show to be a pain in the A** for Susan. I do love the back and forth relationship but I think it's a little over played at this point! I still LOVE her character and I hope that she (assuming she isn't murdered) comes back for an episode or two
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Feb 13, 2009
one desperate less, not a big deal, but she's was one of my favorites, right after Gaby and Lynette.
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Feb 13, 2009
NO why? She's so awsome



XO XO



:(:(
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Feb 13, 2009
I've liked her since Knots Landing.
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Feb 13, 2009
I'm very disappointed, you can just see that Katherine (yawn) will get more storylines (worst character on the show), i'm really gonna miss Edie she made the show fun, shes actually 1 of the 3 good characters
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Feb 13, 2009
I'm with grace87, why put her back just to write her off again... That sucks she brought something to the show with her character... But sure enough she is a great actress and deserves new gigs.
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Feb 13, 2009
I like her she funny....
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Feb 13, 2009
that is such a bad news, which we were better off not knowing about.....damn you tv.com, u do everything right except just this one time....
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Feb 13, 2009
Oh no! I want her to stay! Wonder if Dave will kill her or she will be sensible and just leave, allowing her to return in the future?
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Feb 13, 2009
OH thank god, she is a bad actress, and a complete waste of time on Desperate Housewives. I hope they kill her off, lets hope the husband kills her to keep her quiet about his past.
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Feb 13, 2009
Come on! why they made her come back at the beginning of season 5 if they are going now to write her off!!!???
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Feb 13, 2009
What a shame, Edie is a great character.
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Feb 13, 2009
Good for her. A new project is what she needs.
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Feb 13, 2009
Oh this is the best news I've heard in awhile. Not only is her character a complete waste of time but so is the actress. Easily one of the worst actresses ever. She's just as bad as Ali Larter on Heroes. And both are just hurtful to the eyes. Gross.
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Feb 13, 2009
Well, the whole story with Dave this year has been much of a dud. Nicolette has been great -- but after this season, I'm kinda glad to see her go.
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Feb 13, 2009
She's one of the main reasons I watch this show!
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Feb 13, 2009
omg, no edie - will i keep watching? i guess it depends on the storylines....
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Feb 13, 2009
Wow that really sucks. They each have their own brand of funny, but the b****y kind is always the best!
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Feb 12, 2009
NOOOOOO !!!! I LOVE HER !!!
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Feb 12, 2009
This is BS! Seriously WTF? They already said she was done for S4 and now she's out for S5.

I haven't watched S5 at all, but why? This is a bad move, I would hate that other woman to replace her.
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Feb 12, 2009
I've kind of grown tired of her character. Though I was never a huge fan of her anyways.
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Feb 12, 2009
Good... Maybe this will leave more time for Delaney's character.
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Feb 12, 2009
This really sucks. I like Nicollette Sheridan's character. :( I'm sure she'll be written off well, though. Even though I'm sick of her being written off a different way every season.
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