This couple met while Sherri was posing for a cover picture for one of his novels. He bribed the photographer to keep taking pictures of her even after the film ran out and chatted her up.
According to the story, during their divorce Sherri said that Mickey was "an alcoholic, a sexual pervert, and a liar." Mickey nailed her with the heavy return fire on the exchange, however, saying: "She should live to be a hundred. But right away!"