Namely, Cynthia Nixon. While fashion was of course an integral part of the show, the message the scene sent to fans left Nixon disappointed. 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.
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Cynthia Nixon has opened up about the one Sex and the City scene that she didn't approve of. While on the Wendy Williams Show , she talked about her bid to become the next Governor of New York City, but also spoke about the show that made her famous. When Williams quizzed her on if there was a scene that she didn't approve of, Nixon spoke about the end of the first movie which sees Big build a perfect wardrobe for Carrie. Nixon said that she felt that this scene was completely against the message of female empowerment the show was supposed to be about. Because 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, supporting themselves, so to me, to have this be a kind of climax of the film — that your very wealthy husband builds you a really nice closet for your clothes — I thought 'Wow, that's not really what you love about the show, is it? We love the clothes [though]!
Cynthia Nixon, who played Miranda Hobbes in Sex and the City , says she was "devastated" when the show featured a particular scene that she felt totally corrupted it. The actress, who is running for governor of New York, said the scene where Mr Big gave Carrie a massive walk-in wardrobe went completely against what she thought the show should stand for. Because that's not what we were making it for For Nixon, Sex and the City was always about female empowerment and having a rich man gifting Carrie the wardrobe of her dreams was anything but empowering to women. New Zealand Herald. Subscribe to Premium. Sign In Register. On the go and no time to finish that story right now? Your News is the place for you to save content to read later from any device.
No, it's not the scene where Carrie gets jilted by Mr Big. With a fresh pair of eyes in , Sex and the City man not have aged perfectly and we'll ignore the fact the second film even exists , but it still remains pretty iconic. Then there were the outfits - some of which REALLY haven't stood the test of time, but others which we'll remember till our dying day. So four years after the series drew to a graceful close, SATC fans rejoiced at the first film hitting our screens in Cynthia Nixon , who played straight-talking lawyer Miranda Hobbes, shared the surprising film scene which "devastated" her with Wendy Williams. Nope, it wasn't when Carrie got jilted. Or when Big spent a miserable New Year's Eve alone. It wasn't so much the fashion side of things which bothered Cynthia, but the fact that a man swept in to make Carrie's dream a reality. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights.