At one point or another, didn’t we all want to be like Carrie Bradshaw?
The fictional sex columnist had her flaws, but women (and some men) were obsessively drawn to her sexy love life in Manhattan, plus all of those Jimmy Choos. Not to mention, her clan of mostly-loyal best friends: Samantha, Miranda, and Charlotte. (If you haven’t decided which of the four girlfriends you’re the most similar to, perhaps it’s time to rewatch the series.)
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The hit HBO show first aired on June 6, 1998 (yep, it’s been 20 years!), and while critics didn’t immediately fall head over heels with Bradshaw and her stories, the show's producers eventually found their footing, moving on to release six mega successful seasons plus two movie spinoffs.
Which brings us to 2018. Indeed, Sarah Jessica Parker (Bradshaw), Cynthia Nixon (Miranda Hobbes), Kim Cattrall (Samantha Jones), and Kristin Davis (Charlotte York) have all moved on to live lives that don’t include a weekly Sunday brunch plus glamorous trips to Abu Dhabi. But what are the main Sex and the City stars up to? One thing we know for sure: they’re not working together anytime soon.
To celebrate 20 years, here’s an update on what, exactly, the key actors in Bradshaw’s world are doing in 2018 and yes, how they’ve transformed.