Did a ‘mean girls’ culture really ruin Sex and the City?

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  • ‘Your continuous reaching out is a painful reminder of how cruel you really were then and now'

    Kim Cattrall sent Sarah Jessica Parker a very clear message this weekend, informing her former Sex and the City co-star that the two women are not and never will be friends.

    The co-stars’ tumultuous relationship was revealed this year after 61-year-old Kim chose not to return for a third SATC film, something she said SJP could have been nicer about, with the pair seeming to cut ties.

    However last week when the actress announced that her 55-year-old brother who had gone missing had been found dead, SJP publicly got back in contact.

    ‘Dearest Kim, my love and condolences to you and yours and Godspeed to your beloved brother. Xx,’ 52-year-old SJP posted to Instagram, while fellow SATC actress Cynthia Nixon posted, ‘Hey Kim such awful news. So sorry to hear. Sending you love. XO.’


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    While Kim expressed her thanks for the outpouring of love and sent a special message to Cynthia telling her that ‘hearing [her] voice meant so much’, there was no mention of SJP’s comment. Until now.

    ‘My Mom asked me today “When will that @sarahjessicaparker, that hypocrite, leave you alone?”’ Kim posted to her Instagram. ‘Your continuous reaching out is a painful reminder of how cruel you really were then and now.’

    She continued: ‘Let me make this VERY 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 exploiting our tragedy in order to restore your “nice girl” persona.’

    Then in an effort to make her point even clearer, Kim added the link to an article named ‘Inside the mean-girls culture that destroyed Sex and the City’.

    We’re off to watch the HBO show’s early seasons and remember happier times.

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