Sarah Jessica Parker Says She’s ‘Heartbroken’ About Kim Cattrall’s ‘Sex & The City’ Refusal
SARAH JESSICA PARKER ON KIM CATTRALL
Last year, Cattrall shut down rumors that she refused to do the film because they weren’t paying her enough. She told Piers Morgan that Parker should have been “nicer” when speaking to the press about the decision not to move forward with the film. She also declared that she and the rest of the cast have “never been friends.” On Wednesday, Parker, 52, responded.
“I mean that whole week, you and I spoke about it endlessly, because I was just, I don’t know, I found it very upsetting because that’s not the way I recall our experience,” the Divorce star explained. “It’s sad, but I always think that what ties us together was this singular experience. It was a professional experience but it became personal because it was years and years of our lives, so I hope that that eclipses anything that’s been recently spoken. That many years spent doing something so special that people had a connection with it is such a privilege.”
Parker went on to say that she was “heartbroken” over Cattrall’s words. Since her conversation with Morgan, Parker has joked about who could take Cattrall’s place if the rest of the ladies decide to go forward with a third film. “I think once everybody has thoroughly experienced the grieving process then [creator] Michael Patrick [King] can go back and sort of ponder what he might want to do and how he might want to proceed,” she said. “That’s the most clear answer I’ve given yet!”
Sex and the City originally aired on HBO from 1998 to 2004 and starred Parker, Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon. The foursome made a movie in 2008 and a sequel in 2010.