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June 4, 2008

Sex and the City: The Gossip, the Glamour, the Truth!

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Michael Patrick King: Aidan was the incredible, sexy, nesting, artist's-hands, granola nurturer—quiet, slow, available, lying-around-on-the-weekends-in-bed guy.

Cindy Chupack: I read the episode where Aidan wanted to stay in and eat chicken and she wanted to go out. He's so sexy, so cool, and you were watching her, thinking, Why is she going out to a club when she has this guy at home? I was on set and said to Michael, "I don't know if it works." And he goes, "Have him not make as much eye contact with her. He needs to be sitting there with his tummy out." So we went back and redid it.

Sarah Jessica Parker: When they took Aidan away from Carrie, I thought she would never recover.

Jack Berger/Ron Livingston

Ron Livingston: What if two people are right for each other, but it's just the wrong time? I wanted Jack to be the right guy at the wrong time.

Sarah Jessica Parker: I never fell in love with the Berger storyline. I understood it was necessary, but it didn't seem happy or friendly.

Alexandr Petrovsky/Mikhail Baryshnikov

Michael Patrick King: Big was considered an outlaw by some of the audience members: older and darker, and maybe not her dream guy. So I made her fall in love with a guy who was even older, and complicated and European. That way, Big looked like the high-school quarterback.

Richard Wright/ James Remar

James Remar: He was sort of modeled after Ian Schrager. With Richard, Samantha met her match. The rooftop scene [where Richard and Samantha slow-danced after skinny-dipping] was framed in such a way so that the two of us were standing opposite each other, and in the background was the World Trade Center. There were these two giant buildings facing each other and these two giant paragons of sexual promiscuity facing each other. But then, 9/11 happened and the World Trade Center was digitized out. And that's a very poignant and deeply personal aspect of the scene for me.

Smith Jerrod/Jason Lewis

Jason Lewis: Smith saw life as simple; he saw the difference between right and wrong. He didn't judge. He gave Samantha room to be who she was.

Steve Brady/David Eigenberg

David Eigenberg: In the first episode, I was reading Hemingway or something like that in the bar. By the second season I was watching Scooby-Doocartoons. So they kind of adapted it to my level of stupidity.

Michael Patrick King: We brought in the softest, strongest guy we could to balance Miranda's hard side.


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