We we're all left slightly confused at the end of the Sex and the City movie when Carrie falls into Big's arms in her new walk-in wardrobe and without a single word all of the previous fall-out seems to be forgiven.
Not only was it a relatively unrealistic development, it wasn't exactly on-brand for the series that is built around female friendship empowering us more than relationships.
It seems that viewers weren't the only ones left somewhat disappointed by the narrative of the film, the cast were taken aback by it too. Namely, Cynthia Nixon.
Nixon opened up about one scene that left her 'devastated' on the Wendy Williams show, explaining that it goes against everything we love about the show.
The scene shows Big introducing Carrie to her new wardrobe, in the apartment he offers to buy for them with the line 'I got it', after he redoes it to her high standards…
While fashion was of course an integral part of the show, the message the scene sent to fans left Nixon disappointed.
Wendy asked Nixon: "You were at the London screening of Sex and the City the movie and when Big opens the closet door for Carrie, because it was a beautiful closet, the entire audience was like 'oh my gosh' [and clapping] and you used the word devastated…"
Agreeing with Wendy, Cynthia explained:
"I was a little devastated. It seemed to me that the show was so much about female empowerment and about women making their own choices and women standing up for what they wanted and supporting themselves.
"So, to me, to have this [scene] be a climax of the film, that your very wealthy husband built you a nice closet for your clothes, I thought, 'Wow, that's not really what you love about the show, is it?' Cause that's not what we were making it for."
Nixon isn't the first cast member to speak out about the confusing way the series developed, with creator Darren Star making similar comments previously.
He took issue with how the series itself ended, where after a fortnight of nightmares with her boyfriend in Paris, Carrie is rescued by Big and taken back to New York. He said:
"For me, in a way - and I didn't [write] those last episodes - if you're empowering other people to write and produce your show, you can't... say certain things. At a certain point, you've got to let them follow their vision... but I think the show ultimately betrayed what it was about, which was that women don't have to find happiness from marriage.
"Not that they can't. But the show initially was going off script from the romantic comedies that had come before it. That's what had made women so attached."
For the show to be based off of not finding happiness from marriage, it certainly is confusing that only one of the four women ends up happy without a husband.
We don't doubt that if there ever was a Sex and the City 3 movie - which is unlikely after the Sarah Jessica Parker and Kim Cattrall fall out - Star would be the best person to bring the show back to its original glory.
For now, we'll have to get our Miranda fix in the form of Cynthia Nixon's campaign for governor. She also talked to Wendy about her inspiration in running for the post, stating that "the election of Donald Trump was a real wake-up call" and that "if we don't like the direction our government is going in, we have to step up and we have to get involved like never before, so that's what I'm doing."
Such a Miranda move.
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