By SaChina Russell
First of all, what is Sex and the City without Kim Cattrall?
Cattrall is known for her role as Samantha Jones on the HBO-produced series, Sex and the City. For that she received five Emmy Award nominations, four Golden Globe Awards nominations, winning the Golden Globe for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ in 2002.
Without all the accomplishments of Cattrall, her character Samantha is ideally the woman many young girls are eager to be, in the sense of being sexually liberated without having to be conscious of it. Not only is she independent, but she is just a woman who never gives up and always seems to finesse life, getting what she desires most, with true strength and, above all, her character, among the others, teaches the epitomy of friendship: from struggles to good times. Without ‘Cattrall’ will the revival of Sex and the City be the same?
There are rumours of a feud between Cattrall and her co-star Sarah Jessica Parker resulting in the former not returning to the series. However, Parker has brushed off any suggestion of a feud, saying she’ll miss Cattrall in the upcoming series.
Parker, Cynthia Dixon and Kristin Davis will be starring in HBO Max’s newest series, And Just Like That, but Cattrall won’t be a part of it.
Seems that the rumours might be true.
These rumours claim that Cattrall has disliked Parker for years.
Without a doubt, fans all over would most definitely be disappointed and Parker, standing tall, echoed their sentiments.
“Happy to see you back but will miss Kim/Samantha,” one commenter wrote on 55-year-old Parker’s Instagram, to which she replied, “We will too. We loved her so. X”
But Cattrall’s alleged feud with Parker entered the public domain after Cattrall said she had no interest starring in a third ‘Sex and the City’ movie and added that she and her castmates “were never friends”.
The battle worsened when Parker reached out to Cattrall on social media following the death of her brother, who was missing and then found in Canada.
“I don’t need your love or support at this tragic time @sarahjessicaparker, let me make this VERY clear. (If I haven’t already) You are not my family. You are not my friend. So, I’m writing to tell you one last time to stop exploiting our tragedy in order to restore your ‘nice girl’ persona,” Cattrall said at the time.
The feud between the women, well, it’s a little unbecoming. Their characters as friends who will make it through anything resonates with a lot of women, so to see this behaviour is disappointing to the fans.
However, Parker came to the rescue in a statement to Andy Cohen.
“I found it very upsetting because that’s not the way I recall our experience. It’s sad, but I always think that what ties us together was this singular experience,” Parker said.
“It was a professional experience, but it became personal because it was years and years of our lives, so I hope that eclipses anything that’s been recently spoken.”
Cattrall, 64, made it clear on social platforms, over the past few years that she would not return to any future ‘Sex and the City’ projects after reports that, when the team/cast was supposed to start shooting again, she was making “outrageous demands”.
“That Kim Cattrall was negotiating and was asking for things the studio wouldn’t go for, so they pulled the plug,” a source said.
Haha, this is definitely the Kim/Samantha we know and love, ‘it’s either my way or the highway, [email protected]**h!’
On a real note, it’s sad that Cattrall will not be featured in the next series, but, for women and the impact on their development, maybe that’s not such a bad thing.
Still you will be missed, Kim/Samantha.