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13 October 2016, 16:22 | Updated: 4 December 2017, 11:10
We’re about to put a massive spanner (Chanel handbag?) in the Sex And The City works because Sarah Jessica Parker dropped the mother of all bombshells this week.
Here’s us, just going about our normal day… being all sassy and then BOOM.
Our entire life changes with this one comment from SJP.
What are we talking about?!
Sarah was busy promoting her new TV show, Divorce but conversation quickly veered to Sex and the City - as per. But, instead of talking about a third movie (we’re the creators of the Sex And The City 3 Movie petition by the way), she kinda blew everyone’s minds with her theory.
And it seems that she may have thought about this at some length.
"I used to wonder if Samantha, Miranda, and Charlotte were real. That that wasn't just her column. That it's all her column . . . because they're such perfectly archetypal characters, the other three. So you're writing a column about sexual politics, and, you know, observations of female/male, heterosexual relationships. So you're picking one type. You're saying, 'This type is this, and this,' and then you just complicate it more like any good writer does. So, I'm not entirely sure they're actually real.
"I think they're invented types, and that she is among them because that's her way of infiltrating story, and affecting story, too. So, she also wants to have her own actions affect those friendships, and document their response . . . they're all made up. It's a literary [conception]. We don't know if any of that stuff that happened is real. She's just writing it. She just writes a column week to week, right? Then we illustrate it for the audience. We illustrate this column for the audience . . . what we are seeing isn't necessarily what happened in New York City, to real people that they were bumping into. That's just a very well embroidered story."
Let’s just let that sink in…
Basically, SJP thinks that the entire series is just Carrie Bradshaw sat at her laptop, writing her column. That all of the fun, frolicks and Cosmopolitans were just a fragment of her imagination. That all those life-altering scenarios were just her invention to get a good column for that week.
The most annoying part? We can’t actually find anything to disprove it.