And just like that—Candace Bushnell admitted she isn’t feeling the woke direction of the Sex and the City reboot.
In a recent conversation, Jia Tolentino for The New Yorker, the real-life inspiration behind Carrie Bradshaw said she was “startled” by the decisions that were made in the show’s revival to showcase the characters becoming more in tune with their privilege as white women.
“You know, it’s a television product, done with Michael Patrick King and Sarah Jessica Parker, who have both worked with HBO a lot in the past,” the author said. “HBO decided to put this franchise back into their handsPlease see the following: a variety of reasons, this is what they came up with.”
Bushnell shared her reasons for not seeing herself as a part of the series. According to Bushnell, Carrie Bradshaw became a quirky and wealthy woman after she married one. That’s not my or the stories of any of my friends. Television has its own logic.