Sex and the City had a lot of failings of feminist movement: Cynthia Nixon


The actor, activist and politician, who ran for governor of New York in 2018, added that she had problems with the idea of perfection that was portrayed in the show. But I think there’s a lot of ways that people can be visually compelling without looking quote-unquote perfect.”
“There was so much debate when (Sex and the City) came out about whether it was a feminist show or not, which I always thought was stupid of course it’s a feminist show. In a bit of a bubble,” she added. Advertising

“Also, I think we wouldn’t all look like that. 0
Comment(s) But I think it has a lot of the failings of the feminist movement in it. In terms of always looking so incredible. In that it’s like white, moneyed ladies who are fighting for their empowerment. One of the hardest things for me – it was at the time, too – is looking back and seeing how much of it centred around money, right? Never mind a working class woman, right?” Nixon told IndeWire. Advertising

The 53-year-old star, who portrayed Miranda Hobbes on the show and two movies, said it bothered her that the story ignored women of colour. Sex And The City also featured Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall and Kristin Davis. It was based on writer Candace Bushnell newspaper column. In terms of like, the perfection factor. And how, Steve, my (character’s) husband, was like the closest we got to a working class guy, you know? “Well, I certainly think we would not have all been white, God forbid. And I know that’s the fantasy element, and in terms of the show that was important.