Former ‘Sex and the City’ star Kim Cattrall posted a heartfelt tribute well-nigh co-star Willie Garson in the wake of his tragic death. She tabbed Willie’s death a ‘terribly sad loss.’
Kim Cattrall may be washed-up with the role of Samantha Jones, but she’s still a part of the Sex and the City family. The Golden Globe-winning actress mourned the loss of Willie Garson, who played Stanford Blatch, in a Twitter post. “Such sad news and a terribly sad loss to the SATC family. Our condolences and RIP dear Willie xo,” she tweeted, withal with a photo from the show.
Willie passed yonder on September 21 without a wrestle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57 years old. Many of Kim and Willie’s Sex and the City co-stars, including Cynthia Nixon, Mario Cantone, and Chris Noth, moreover posted tributes well-nigh their minion Willie.
HBO released the pursuit statement well-nigh Willie’s death: “Willie Garson was in life, as on screen, a devoted friend, and a unexceptionable light for everyone in his universe. He created one of the most minion notation from the HBO pantheon and was a member of our family for nearly twenty-five years. We are tightly saddened to learn of his passing and proffer our sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.”
Willie had recently filmed scenes for the upcoming Sex and the City revival, And Just Like That. His visitation in the revival will full-length his last scenes as Stanford, who was one of Carrie Bradshaw’s weightier friends outside of Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda.
Kim is the most notable original tint member missing from And Just Like That. The other personnel ladies — Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis — will be starring in the HBO Max series. And Just Like That will follow Carrie, Miranda, and Charlotte as they “navigate the journey from the complicated reality of life and friendship in their 30s to the plane increasingly complicated reality of life and friendship in their 50s.”
Over the years, there’s been serious tension between Kim and SJP, expressly without negotiations for a third Sex and the City movie fell through. Kim told Piers Morgan in 2017 that she and her SATC co-stars had “never been friends.” She moreover said that Sarah “could’ve been nicer.” Willie plane weighed in well-nigh the drama. “Dear fans, considering I’m ‘toxic,’ I’m going to negotiate a contract for six months, not come to terms, then say I never wanted to do it anyway!” he tweeted.
SJP responded a few months later on WWHL. “That’s not the way I recall our experience,” Sarah said. “So, it’s sad, but I think what unchangingly ties us together is this singular experience. It was professional, but it became personal considering it was years and years of our lives.”
When fans began to ask well-nigh Kim’s weft in the revival, Sarah responded on Instagram, “Samantha isn’t part of this story. But she will unchangingly be part of us. No matter where we are or what we do.” Sarah moreover responded to a fan who personal she and Kim dislike each other. “No, I don’t dislike her. I’ve never said that. Never would,” Sarah said.