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Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell ‘startled’ by creative decisions in And Just Like That

Sex and the city author Candace Bushnell admitted that she was “startled” by some of the creative decisions in And just like that.

New reboot, reunite fans with Vietnamese (Sarah Jessica Parker), Charlotte York (Kristin Davis) and Miranda Hobbes (Cynthia Nixon) in his fifties, critics are divided, with many Doubts about Miranda’s adultery plot especially.

In a new interview, Bushnell – who wrote the newspaper column that inspired Sex and the city franchise – admits that she’s “really startled with so many decisions being made in the reboot”.

“You know, it’s a TV production, made by Michael Patrick King and Sarah Jessica Parker, both of whom have worked with HBO a lot in the past,” Bushnell said. New Yorkers.

“HBO decided to hand over this franchise to them for a variety of reasons, and this is what they came up with.”

When asked if she saw herself in the reboot, she said: “Not at all. I mean, Carrie Bradshaw ends up being an odd woman married to a really rich guy. And that’s not my story, or any of my friends’ stories. But TV has its own logic.”

Bushnell said she stopped being related to Carrie during the third season of the original show, when she left the writing team.

Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie Bradshaw in ‘And Just Like That’

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“When Carrie’s character slept with Mr Big after he married someone else – that’s when I felt the character became something else,” Bushnell said.

The writer applauded the new show’s racial diversity, noting that the original Nineties series had a predominantly white cast because “that’s how people sum things up after that.” .

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“That’s how the people in TV used to be… I don’t think anyone is consciously doing bad things; they just really don’t think,” she said.

And just like thatThe recurring cast includes several people of color, including Sara Ramirez as comedian Che Diaz, Sarita Choudhury as real estate agent Seema Patel, and Karen Pittman as college professor Nya Wallace.

And just like that… can be streamed on NOW.

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Tom Vazquez

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