The public duel between former “Sex and the City” co-stars Kim Cattrall and Sarah Jessica Parker has been privately brewing since the early days of the show– two decades ago– with the most recent flare being time the latest example.
Cattrall announced the death of her brother Christopher on social media last week, eliciting millions of supporters and close friends to cast condolences to the actress and her family.
Among those observing was Cattrall’s longtime see co-star Parker, who wrote: “Dearest Kim, my cherish and condolences to you and yours and Godspeed to your beloved brother. Xx.”
But Cattrall was not enthused by Parker’s gesture. She clicked back in an Instagram post questioning her to “stop exploiting our tragedy in order to restore your’ neat girl’ persona” and shared a New York Post article detailing the “mean-girls” culture encouraged by Parker.
“My mom asked me today’ When will that Sarah Jessica Parker, that charlatan, leave you alone? ’ Your incessant reaching out is a painful reminder of how atrociou you really were then and now, ” Cattrall wrote on Instagram.
“Let me make this Unusually 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 manipulating our tragedy in order to restore your’ delightful girl’ persona.”
Both Cattrall and Parker have long competed for the spotlight on the substantiate. Parker, the natural protagonist of the serial, was often side-showed by Cattrall whose character amassed a faithful following.
According to the Post and a 2008 volume recommendation patronized by Clifford Streit, strains on the filming change started principally because Cattrall was “a natural comedienne, and a scene-stealer in the highest possible impression — the camera started right to her.”
This reportedly led to Parker and the show’s two other superstars, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon ganging up on Cattrall.
The reported mean-girl radical would leave out Cattrall during lunches and stay away in a separate inn when shooting out of city, The Daily Mail reported.
Parker and Cattrall continued to hostility on plan over numerous questions, including preventing bra on during intimate representations- Parker was supposedly allowed to keep it while Cattrall was not given with the privilege.
But at the heart of the hatred between the two co-stars was supposedly the fee. Parker soon rose through the grades on the register, growing the executive heads make and finally having a say over the succession in addition to hefty paychecks- contacting$ 1 million per bout. Cattrall meanwhile received only a portion of the money despite her affirms- around $350,000 per incident, the report said.
After the end of the demonstrate on HBO, the depict got a spin-off movie in 2018, smoothing up over $400 million worldwide in box office. The production of the movie was allegedly delayed over salary discussions. In the end, Parker payed twice what Cattrall get for the movie- $10 million compared to$ 5 million, the Mail reported.
Cattrall said no to a third spin-off movie of “Sex And The City” in 2017, motivating a squabble as she got accused of actually tanking the production of the movie after making allegedly flagrant demands.
She revoked preparing the demands, telling a British talk substantiate multitude: “The answer was always no. I never asked for any fund, I never asked for any assignments. To be thought of as some kind of diva is ridiculous.”
“Nobody ever picks up the phone and tries to contact you and say,’ How you doing ?’ That would have been the way to handle it, ” she lent. “This is, it feels like, a poisonous relationship.”