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Insufficient Royalties: Candace Bushnell, Sex and the City Author, Speaks Out

4 June 2023
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Insufficient Royalties: Candace Bushnell, Sex and the City Author, Speaks Out

Sex and the City's Secret Betrayal

Candace Bushnell, the creative force behind the iconic 'Sex and the City' anthology, was unjustly denied the royalties she deserved. As the franchise flourished into a lucrative empire, she received a mere $60,000 for the rights.

Candace Bushnell, the gifted author of 'Sex and the City,' created the beloved series from her renowned column. Despite its immense popularity and global readership, Candace allegedly received a meager $60,000 for the rights when the franchise was sold to HBO. This stark injustice cannot be ignored.

Expressing her disappointment, Candace confided in The Sunday Mirror newspaper, revealing her dissatisfaction with the royalties she rightfully deserved. She acknowledged that the deal she had entered into was far from favorable, driven by circumstances beyond her control. Even her late father, recognizing the potential economic success of the franchise, lamented Candace's limited involvement, expressing his desire for her to have participated more fully in its financial prosperity.

Despite the financial setback, Candace finds hope in the show's spin-off, 'And Just Like That,' which recently returned for its second season. As the royalties potentially flow more generously this time around, she ponders the fate of the character she imbued within the pages of her book—Carrie Bradshaw.

Reflecting on her own divergence from the popular narrative, Candace questions what transpired to overshadow her message of self-actualization and independence. She acknowledges that, contrary to her own intentions, Carrie Bradshaw became synonymous with the pursuit of a "Mr. Big," a notion at odds with her core belief in empowering women to become their own "Mr. Big."

In the wake of the franchise's success, Sarah Jessica Parker, the actress who brought Carrie Bradshaw to life on screen, charted her own path and became a beloved figure among fans. Candace acknowledges Parker's ability to navigate the terrain of the character and the show, carving her own niche while staying true to the essence of the original work. She commends Parker's success and celebrates her individuality, recognizing the importance of staying true to one's artistic vision.

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