Sarah Jessica Parker on 'Carrie Diaries': It's odd
March 11th, 2013
12:41 PM ET

Sarah Jessica Parker on 'Carrie Diaries': It's odd

When it comes to The CW's "The Carrie Diaries," it sounds  like we should consider Sarah Jessica Parker unimpressed.

The 47-year-old actress, who played the original Carrie Bradshaw on HBO's "Sex and the City" for six seasons (and two movies), told fashion and shopping website Net-a-Porter.com that she's not particularly loving The CW's new "SATC" prequel series.

"I'm not sure," Parker responded when asked what it feels like to see Bradshaw back on the small screen, this time played by 19-year-old AnnaSophia Robb.

(Robb stars in the series as a high-school-aged Carrie Bradshaw in the '80s, as based on the book from "Sex and the City" writer Candace Bushnell.)

"You know, I think it’s one of those tests of your generosity," Parker continued. "[Robb] is a lovely girl and I want her to feel good about it, but it’s… odd.”

As for what "Sex and the City's" legacy might be on TV - aside from that "odd" prequel - Parker's more hesitant.

“I think it certainly encouraged women to share more candidly," she said. "I don't know if it empowered women. I hesitate to say whether we were the pioneers or whether we gave voice to something that was there, but I recognize there was a connection."


Filed under: Celebrities • Sarah Jessica Parker • television

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  1. johnny

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    March 15, 2013 at 8:10 am | Report abuse |
  2. johnny

    I really like your blog. You write about very interesting things. Thanks for all your tips and information.

    March 15, 2013 at 8:08 am | Report abuse |
  3. Chucklehead

    There's no way in hell that this cute girl AnnaSophia Robb would ever grow up to be the horse face that is SJP.

    March 12, 2013 at 1:41 pm | Report abuse |
    • El Disgusto

      Interesting point. I think we need to see before and after nude photos of both actresses in order to make a final decision.

      March 13, 2013 at 9:33 am | Report abuse |
  4. Hacked In Again and Lied To Mathew

    the gosselin blues

    we received what we needed....you can monitor her 24/7 now...she has no respect for her boyfriend or the people who go see him...do NOT want too be part of this piece of trash person.

    as we have witnessed she is worse when he is not around–

    March 12, 2013 at 8:48 am | Report abuse |
  5. The Gosselin Blues

    Fran thanks you Kate and why because your embarassment moves foward for all too see.

    March 12, 2013 at 7:44 am | Report abuse |
  6. SJP movies have been sent too everyone because

    its important everyone know how talented she is and now everyone knows

    March 12, 2013 at 4:01 am | Report abuse |
  7. SJP movies have been sent too everyone because

    its important everyone know how talent she is and now everyone know.

    March 12, 2013 at 4:00 am | Report abuse |
  8. Does that include

    people who pass around movies of strangers?

    March 12, 2013 at 3:22 am | Report abuse |
  9. mramseymd

    Nudity, profanity, and unrestricted discussion of adult topics are essential to the core of SITC. It can't be done on CW. I haven't watched. Most of my friends loved SITC, but i don't know anybody who's watched the prequel.

    March 12, 2013 at 2:34 am | Report abuse |
    • mramseymd

      And those of you making rude comments about her appearance.... karma is only a hateful if you are....

      March 12, 2013 at 2:37 am | Report abuse |
    • Does that include passing around pictures

      and goofing on other also that we do not see?

      March 12, 2013 at 3:23 am | Report abuse |
  10. sjp

    her personality sucks also.

    March 11, 2013 at 9:53 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Sadie

    I never watched SJP's show, and I haven't seen this new one. Really not my thing. My question would be, who picked that picture out? It's really not very flattering.

    March 11, 2013 at 9:50 pm | Report abuse |
  12. SJP has the best marriage any woman could ask for

    she's not a loser wife by any stretch, she is a career woman and can handle a career at the same time...she is not a disgrace like kate gosselin is. SJP is what we call a great wife too matthew unlike kate gosselin who is a disgrace and a poor example to women. sorry kate you deserve it.

    March 11, 2013 at 6:53 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Johnny

    A whole family of Mexicans could stand under her nose when it rains and none of them would get wet.

    March 11, 2013 at 4:24 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Bill

    Is that a toucan in the picture? I knew toucans had long noses but jeez. Maybe it's a skinny elephant.

    March 11, 2013 at 4:22 pm | Report abuse |
  15. SJP

    takes the makeup off when she's taking care of business like late tonight when she is reading...

    March 11, 2013 at 3:24 pm | Report abuse |
  16. laurab68

    I agree with SJP. They've already screwed up the story line. In SATC, Carrie's father left when she was a child and in this show, it's the mother who's not there.
    I love SJP and think she's a wonderful person, it's just sad to see all the years of smoking she did had such a dramatic affect on the skin on her face. I was shocked to see her appearance in the last SATC movie. Either they caked the makup on or she had work done, but she just didn't look natural at all. Now that I think about it, both Carrie and Samantha could have used a lot less makeup. I get there was almost a decade between the show and the final movie, but good lord....

    March 11, 2013 at 3:21 pm | Report abuse |
  17. Told you Birthday Girl....

    She's a putz

    March 11, 2013 at 3:17 pm | Report abuse |
  18. IGIT...HER...

    NOT HIM....

    March 11, 2013 at 3:15 pm | Report abuse |
  19. GOT REEN

    thanks

    March 11, 2013 at 3:14 pm | Report abuse |
  20. MAUREEN

    ur all retarted.........."oh she looks like a horse" thats so old..........shes beautiful, love her, and u guys think ur so funny and im shaking my head like how stupid are these kids?!?!?!?\

    March 11, 2013 at 3:09 pm | Report abuse |
    • Tug Romney

      I, for one, would not kick SJP out of bed (unless she brought Ferris Buehler with her). She's one, hot, middle-aged woman.

      March 11, 2013 at 3:14 pm | Report abuse |
    • Maureen ?

      you effed up again

      love mandy

      March 11, 2013 at 3:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • Oh, Mandy...

      you came and you gave without taking, and I sent you away. You kissed me and stopped me from shaking, and I need you today...

      March 11, 2013 at 3:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • reading is fundamental

      i read at 4am also...maybe i'll read from this masheen at times.

      March 11, 2013 at 3:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • MAUREEN

      Mandy? what r u talking bout? Im "EFFED" up again?

      March 11, 2013 at 4:11 pm | Report abuse |
  21. Great Show

    A total ratings killer

    March 11, 2013 at 2:37 pm | Report abuse |
  22. Rebbeca

    I am assuming from some of these commenst you are either 12yrs old or extremely unhappy with your own lives...get a grip! I watch one episode of the show and thught it was awful she does not have the same personality of Carrie Bradshaw and on SIC Carries father left her and her mother when she was young. It won't last there is no chemistry on the show.

    March 11, 2013 at 2:15 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jan

      Willllllllbuuuuuur.

      March 11, 2013 at 2:28 pm | Report abuse |
    • SJP's Life (photo above)

      i love SJP and her relationship with Mathew–She never makes him look bad especially with a career like his.
      as famous as they both are nobody knows a d*m thing about their personal life...good job SJP to you and
      your marriage too Mathew (Broderick)

      March 11, 2013 at 2:35 pm | Report abuse |
  23. Mathew Mess

    i find the dynamic odd.

    March 11, 2013 at 2:11 pm | Report abuse |
  24. SJP is the best (photo above)

    SJP is a better woman then some of you are.....SJP never talks about matthew's "preferences" to the public and why because she know he has a career and would NEVER EVER do that to him.

    March 11, 2013 at 2:04 pm | Report abuse |
  25. Jcrew

    She should have spent that $40,000 a plate Obama donation on her nose!

    March 11, 2013 at 2:01 pm | Report abuse |
  26. Ned

    I agree. Horses are cool. But SJP, "why the long face?"

    March 11, 2013 at 1:38 pm | Report abuse |
  27. Please

    everyone we know is aware of who is in charge of the hate game on these blogs - she made her mark

    March 11, 2013 at 1:38 pm | Report abuse |
  28. CJ

    I like SJP. What did she ever do to cause so much hate?

    March 11, 2013 at 1:29 pm | Report abuse |
  29. At least she's not a slob

    and looks like a girl

    March 11, 2013 at 12:55 pm | Report abuse |
  30. GoForIt

    yea and that mole where did that come from

    March 11, 2013 at 12:54 pm | Report abuse |
  31. Ned

    Mommy. That horse faced lady is scaring me again.

    March 11, 2013 at 12:54 pm | Report abuse |
  32. Cowboy Juan'

    Hurry up and hook that horse faced mule up to the wagon. We got work to do.

    March 11, 2013 at 12:52 pm | Report abuse |
  33. Dan

    The horse wants an apple.

    March 11, 2013 at 12:50 pm | Report abuse |
  34. Imogene

    Neeeeeiiiggghh. Naaaaaay. Pttttttth. It's a horsey.

    March 11, 2013 at 12:50 pm | Report abuse |

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