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Originally posted 05/29/2010 10:15AM
Her wedding to Christine Marinoni might not be imminent, but Cynthia Nixon can promise ahead of time that she won't be a drama queen leading up to the big day.
"No, no Godzilla wedding," the Sex and the City star, 44, told PEOPLE at last week's New York Women in Film & Television's Designing Women Awards at Macy's Herald Square.
Nixon and Marinoni haven't set a date and are still holding out hope that they can tie the knot in New York, where same-sex marriage is not yet legal. "We're doing two things," Nixon says. "We're doing as much as we can to make it legal here, and we're also looking into other options."
Originally posted 05/25/2010 09:40AM
Wearing a bright yellow Valentino gown that alter-ego Carrie Bradshaw would certainly approve, Sarah Jessica Parker was "excited and nervous" at the chandelier-lined blue carpet for the premiere of Sex and the City 2 Monday night.
It's a "once in a lifetime experience," Parker said as she met throngs of fans lining the street outside New York's Radio City Music Hall.
Even with the rest of the leading ladies, Kristin Davis (in Jean Desses for Decades), Kim Cattrall (in Naeem Khan), and Cynthia Nixon (in Carolina Herrera) rocking glamorous gowns as well, Parker, insists that the success of SATC isn't just about the clothes.
"You can't hang your hat on fashion forever," she said. "I think people want a substantive story that is meaningful whether they relate or not, and they want to hear women talk about things that are important to them besides their desire to wear a pretty dress. [What's] so unique about these characters is that you can do both."
Originally posted 05/05/2010 05:30PM
Feuding on set? The ladies of Sex and the City say it's a lovefest working together – usually.
"Things just have to be explosive for no other reason than for people's imaginations," Kim Cattrall, 53, tells the June issue of Marie Claire "The chemistry among the four of us is very strong."
Kristin Davis laughs off rumors that she snubbed Cattrall at dinner one night while they were filming the SATC sequel, due in theatres May 27. "[One tabloid story] said Kim and I would eat in the restaurant and not sit together," the actress, 45, says. "The story was that we don't like each other. Ridiculous!"
While the fab four dispel any reports they can't stand each other, they don't deny there has been some tension over the years – just like any busy office.
Originally posted 03/19/2010 11:25AM
Sarah Jessica Parker has come down with a case of PTP – as in "protect the plot" – and the "disease" is spreading to her Sex and the City 2 costars.
"We hope we made a movie that lives up to expectations," Parker told PEOPLE at Las Vegas's ShoWest convention Thursday.
Joined by Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis (Kim Cattrall is working on a play in London), the three, who received the Ensemble Award, refused to give any spoilers about the highly anticipated movie that was filmed in the Moroccan desert.
"We've never laughed harder or talked more or spent more time together," Parker said, adding that the women rode camels in one scene, making for some hysterical outtakes.
"The camels were beautifully trained," she said. "Cynthia and Kristin were on one camel and they had the most grumpy, ornery camel. Ours was so sweet, but then out of nowhere our camel would sit. You have to understand, it's not like a bike and the bike fell over. It's a camel, and the camel would just sit. And when they sit, it's a little like an earthquake. We laughed so hard."
Originally posted 01/13/2010 09:30AM
Recognizing the entertainment industry's impact on same-sex equality issues, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has announced its nominees for the group's 21st annual Media Awards, to be held March 13 in New York, April 17 in Los Angeles and June 5 in San Francisco.
AMC's acclaimed period drama Mad Men HBO's hit vampire show True Blood and ABC's new generational comedy Modern Family, along with singers Lady Gaga and Adam Lambert, are among the top contenders.
GLAAD also announced that Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon, who made headlines by publicly discussing her long-term relationship with a woman, will be honored with the Vito Russo Award at the New York ceremony. The award, named after founding GLAAD member and author of The Celluloid Closet, is presented to an openly LGBT media professional who has helped promote equal rights.
All told, GLAAD announced 116 nominees in 24 English-language categories and 36 Spanish-language nominees in eight categories. In the competitive categories, cable networks earned 23 nominations, while broadcast networks pulled in 17.
For the full list of nominees, click here.
– Blane Bachelor
Originally posted 09/09/2009 12:20PM
Edie Falco brings her Nurse Jackie bedside manner to the real world in a new PSA with Sex and the City's Cynthia Nixon. Their goal: to educate cancer patients. The stars have lent their famous faces to the Stand Up to Cancer campaign, which encourages patients and their families to work with doctors to learn what steps they can take to lower the risk of infection risk before undergoing chemotherapy.
Originally posted 05/18/2009 09:45AM
Cynthia Nixon announced her engagement to girlfriend Christine Marinoni at a Sunday rally in New York to support same-sex marriage, reports Access Hollywood.
At the rally, which also attracted Gov. David A. Paterson and Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the Sex and the Coty actress, 43, flashed the diamond engagement ring Marinoni, 42, gave her and said, "It's time already," reports New York's Daily News.
Originally posted 09/19/2008 02:10PM
Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon says Brad Pitt's recent $100,000 donation to fight a gay marriage ban is "inspiring."
"I think it's great," the actress said Thursday at a DVD premiere party for the Sex and the City movie in New York.
Nixon, who has said she'd marry her longtime girlfriend Christine Marinoni if gay marriage were legal in New York, applauded Pitt's recent donation to fight Proposition 8 – a ballot initiative that, if passed, would make same-sex marriages illegal in California.
Originally posted 09/13/2008 11:05PM
Kathy Griffin might need to consider adding another member to her staff just to carry around her Emmy awards.
The comedian won her second Emmy on Saturday, picking up the trophy for best reality program for her Bravo hit My Life On the D-List. And, true to form, she delivered another memorable – and bleepable – acceptance speech.
"Well, well, well! Here we go again, f-----ers," Griffin said, gamely accepting the award at the Creative Arts Emmys held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
"I'm not going to tell anyone to suck it," she said, referencing her speech from 2007 in which she infamously told Jesus to "suck it." "I would make love to this thing if I could."
Originally posted 06/23/2008 04:40PM
Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon appears ready to walk down the aisle with her longtime partner Christine Marinoni.
But don't expect the couple to fly out to California where gay marriages were recently legalized.
"In an ideal world, we'd like to in New York, when it becomes legalized," Nixon, 42, told New York's Daily News.
"Hopefully, it won't take 20 years," Nixon added.
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