Monday 24 September 2018

Online grief hijacking is part of SATC spat

Death brought a seemingly long-brewing 'Sex and the City' spat online and on view to everyone, writes Sarah Caden

TENSIONS: Kim Cattrall and Sarah Jessica Parker in ‘happier’ days
TENSIONS: Kim Cattrall and Sarah Jessica Parker in ‘happier’ days

Sarah Caden

There was a time, in a situation that combined no-love-lost and a bereavement, that a card would be sent, politely expressing sympathy, and that would have been that. It might well have been the case that the said card was received, scoffed at as insincere and thrown in the bin, but that would have been the end of it.

No response required. No response given. No hard feelings made adamantine by being aired over the internet, for millions to read and rake over and render all involved a little red-faced.

Animosity just isn't what it used to be.

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