Cynthia Nixon

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Cynthia Nixon's Next Gig: Politics?

Sex and the City actress eyed for de Blasio post

(Newser) - New York City mayor-elect Bill de Blasio will soon get down to the business of filling his many administration posts, and rumor has it one of them might go to a Hollywood star. Sex and the City actress Cynthia Nixon, one of de Blasio's earliest supporters, is apparently in... More »

Cynthia Nixon Gets Married

Weds longtime partner Christine Marinoni

(Newser) - It was wedding bells this weekend for Sex and the City's Cynthia Nixon. The actress wed partner of eight years Christine Marinoni (who Nixon once called a "short man with boobs") yesterday in New York. People notes that the couple got engaged three years ago at a... More »

Nixon: I'm Actually Bisexual, and That's 'Not a Choice'

Actress backtracks on controversial comments

(Newser) - Cynthia Nixon stirred up quite a bit of controversy with her recent statement that being gay is, for her, "a choice," and now she's backtracking a bit. "While I don't often use the word, the technically precise term for my orientation is bisexual," she... More »

Cynthia Nixon: For Me, Being Gay 'Is a Choice'

Activists not happy with actress' choice of words

(Newser) - Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon stirred up some controversy with her interview in Sunday's New York Times Magazine , in which she said that homosexuality is, for her, "a choice." Nixon, promoting her appearance in a Broadway play opening Thursday, explained that she recently gave a... More »

Sex and the City 2 'Brainless, Pointless'

So far, reviewers have not been kind to sequel

(Newser) - Sex and the City 2 premiered in New York last night, and the early reviews are not good, to say the least. Read on—or, if you’d rather see the red carpet fashions from the premiere, click here .
  • “The only thing memorable about Sex and the City 2
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13 Actors Playing Against (Sexual) Type

Sean Hayes certainly isn't the first gay actor to play straight

(Newser) - Inspired by the controversy Newsweek stirred up when it ran a review slamming Sean Hayes’ portrayal of a straight man in Promises, Promises, CNN offers up a list of 13 actors who have played roles counter to their actual sexual orientation:
  • Portia de Rossi: Played it straight on Ally McBeal
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Nixon's Fiancée 'A Short Man With Boobs'

Sex and the City star dishes on relationship

(Newser) - Cynthia Nixon is engaged to a woman—or, in Nixon’s words, “a short man with boobs.” The Sex and the City star talks about her relationship with Christine Marinoni in The Advocate :
  • Gender roles: “A lot of what I love about her is her butchness,”
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Rachel Maddow, Cynthia Nixon Win GLAAD Awards

Parks and Recreation, Joy Behar also among honorees

(Newser) - Joy Behar, Cynthia Nixon and the ABC drama series Brothers & Sisters are among this year's recipients of Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Media Awards. Presented yesterday in New York, winners also include NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show, Lifetime network film Prayers for Bobby... More »

New SATC2 Details: Carrie's Marriage Gets Rocky

Casting notice offers more plot details

(Newser) - The plot of Sex and the City 2 includes big drama for Mr. Big and Carrie, Us Weekly reports. A casting notice reveals: "Big loses a lot of money and takes a job in London," where Carrie's hubby ends up in bed with someone else. "After... More »

Mobbed Sex and the City 2 Stars Get More Security

Fans "practically trampling each other" to get to SJP

(Newser) - New York went so wild for the return of Carrie Bradshaw that security on the set of Sex and the City 2 had to step up its game. "Teenage girls were practically trampling each other trying to get to Sarah Jessica" Parker, an onlooker tells the New York Daily ... More »

Miss California 'Made Me Laugh': Rosie

Comedian found gay marriage comment funny

(Newser) - It was only a matter of time before Rosie O’Donnell commented on Miss California’s gay marriage drama, but the comic wasn’t too harsh. Carrie Prejean’s comment “made me laugh,” O’Donnell told the New York Daily News. “She said, ‘In America, you... More »

It's Official, Finally: Sex Is Back

Director says 2nd movie is a go; but don't expect as much drama

(Newser) - Sex and the City director Michael Patrick King has confirmed that another movie is in the works, but he refused to divulge much more than that. "I would love to give everyone more information about the sequel," he told the New York Daily News. "But I'm busy... More »

Sex and the City Sequel Is On

All four ladies are in

(Newser) - Hang on to your Manolos, ladies: All four stars of Sex and the City have agreed to appear in a second movie, Us Weekly reports. “Not all the contracts are signed, but everyone is on board,” a source said. Why the quick decision after the first film—which... More »

Great Sex for Series Fans

A bloated bore for others

(Newser) - Sex and the City: The Movie will probably delight die-hard fans but disappoint others, critics say. “I am not the person to review this movie,” admits Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times—not a fanwho writes that he counted only “one line of truly witty dialogue.... More »

'Sex and the City' Mania Builds

Fever builds as fans count down to opening night

(Newser) - Who knew? It's 10 days and counting until Sex and the City opens and the huge surge of interest in the movie has surprised even studio execs, the New York Times reports. In the kind of film fever usually associated with people in Chewbacca costumes, groups of women across the... More »

Thanks, Carrie, You Ruined Everything

From cosmos to high heels, 20 uncool things are all her fault

(Newser) - Thanks, Carrie. You and your Sex and the City gal pals have set Mr. Big-size expectations for fans who "continue to worship at the SATC altar," Sara Stewart gripes in the New York Post. Cultural fallout includes:
  1. Brunch: Men now think all female-only meals are sex gabfests.
  2. High-heels:
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Does One of Them Die?

Actress Cynthia Nixon says a character doesn't survive in upcoming flick

(Newser) - Is Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon spoiling her own movie? The actress, who plays hotshot attorney Miranda Hobbes in the famed HBO series, told the host of a New York City comedy show Tuesday night that "a character dies in the movie"—but refused to say... More »

Cynthia Nixon: I Survived Breast Cancer

'Sex and the City' star comes clean about her battle 2 years ago

(Newser) - "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia Nixon quietly fought breast cancer two years ago while performing on Broadway, she revealed for the first time yesterday. "I didn't really want to make it public while I was going through it. I didn't want paparazzi at the hospital," the... More »

SATC Tour: Mr. Big Not Included

Carrie Bradshaw wannabes can re-create her life for $24K

(Newser) - Whether you’re a Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte, or Samantha, you can live out your own Sex and the City fantasy—for $24,000. That’s the price for one travel company’s five-night re-creation of the ultra-popular TV show. The posh tour, limited to 12 women at a time, includes... More »

Who Profited Most From Sex?

A look at the bank behind Sex and the City's biggest stars

(Newser) - Manolos, cupcakes, cosmos: As a trendsetter, Sex and the City had the golden touch. But did all that glimmers rub off on its stars? Portfolio lists their recent gigs and market value.
  1. Sarah Jessica Parker: With an estimated value of $25 million, the show’s star has posed for Garnier
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