If there were any doubts about how Kim Cattrall really feels about her former Sex and the City co-star Sarah Jessica Parker, her Instagram post yesterday cleared them up for once and for all.
‘I don’t need your love and support at this tragic time @sarahjessicaparker’, she posted, referring to the sudden death of her younger brother Chris, whose body was found in Alberta, Canada last week after going missing. SJP had commented on another Instagram post earlier in the week expressing her condolences, as had their other SATC co-star Cynthia Nixon, who played Miranda.
Captioning her post, Cattrall wrote: ‘My Mom asked me today 'When will that @sarahjessicaparker, that hypocrite, leave you alone? Let me make this VERY clear. (If I haven't already) You are not my family. You are not my friend. So I'm writing to tell you one last time to stop exploiting our tragedy in order to restore your 'nice girl' persona.’
She then linked out to a piece on the New York Post which claimed that there had been a bitchy atmosphere on the set of Sex and the City and that SJP had formed a clique with Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis, who played Charlotte, at the exclusion of Cattrall. By the end of filming in 2004, none were on speaking terms with her.
It comes after Cattrall publically blasted Parker after she fuelled speculation that a third Sex and the City movie never came to be because of Cattrall’s money demands.
Speaking on Piers Morgan’s Life Stories she said: ‘And now, now at this very moment it’s quite extraordinary to get any kind of negative press about something that I’ve been saying for almost a year of 'no' that I’m demanding or a diva ... I never asked for any money, I never asked for any projects, to be thought of as some kind of diva is absolutely ridiculous. This is really where I take to task the people from Sex and the City and specifically Sarah Jessica Parker in that I think she could have been nicer. I really think she could have been nicer.’
There had been persistent rumours that Cattrall and Parker were not friends for years, but both frequently issued denials that there was anything untoward going on – until now. Parker has so far not responded to Cattrall’s post.