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Here’s Why Carrie Bradshaw Would Be Appalled by RL Sarah Jessica Parker Right Now

We can't help but wonder why Sarah Jessica Parker is against being a feminist.

Carrie Bradshaw is a feminist icon and kween. The woman who played her however, is not. Sarah Jessica Parker covers Cosmopolitan’s August issue, and explains why she stands against being labeled as a feminist, and instead, prefers to be a humanist.

As [playwright] Wendy Wasserstein would say, I’m a humanist. I’m enormously appreciative of the work that my mother’s generation did. We are the beneficiaries of a lot of disappointment, heartache, discouragement, and misunderstanding. But I see a lot of people trying to sort out their roles. People of color, gays, lesbians, and transgenders who are carving out this space. I’m not spitting in the face or being lazy about what still needs to be done — but I don’t think it’s just women anymore. We would be so enormously powerful if it were a humanist movement.

Problem. SJP may be afraid of throwing the word feminist around, and I get that. But considering she’s for the people and wants to recognize and help all types, aren’t women included? Therefore, isn’t she also a feminist? She also fails to mention that different groups of people face different obstacles, so lumping women together with others just doesn’t make sense. It’s disappointing considering she played one of Hollywood’s greatest feminists, and we know Carrie Bradshaw would be majorly rolling her eyes right now. I mean, she was the feminist.

  • She refused to be defined by a man.

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  • She was never afraid to speak her mind, no matter who she was dealing with.

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  • She wanted us to know women could be just as, if not more, sexual than men.

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  • She recognized female stereotypes…

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  • And wasn’t hesitant about owning them.

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  • And was totally fine being a single 30-something slaying her career.

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  • She refused to be put in a box.

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  • And she knew she was flawed, but she rocked being a woman.

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So, Carrie, after reading SJP’s quote, what do you think?

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That’s what we thought.

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