04.30.2019

Cynthia Nixon calls out 'Sex and the City' white feminism issues

Cynthia Nixon calls out 'Sex and the City' white feminism issues

HBO's beloved series "Sex and the City" was groundbreaking in its day, showcasing women in their 30s and 40s who were single, sexual and stylish. But looking back on the show more than 20 years after it premiered, actress Cynthia Nixon can see that it also had "a lot of failings of the feminist movement in it."

"Of course it's a feminist show," she said, but "it's like white, moneyed ladies who are fighting for their empowerment."

If there was a version of "Sex and the City" made today, Nixon says, "I certainly think we would not have all been white, God forbid."

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