10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Sex and the City

  
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It has been over 10 years since the last episode of “Sex and the City” aired. It seems like it was just yesterday that we were watching Carrie Bradshaw, Miranda Hobbes, Charlotte York and Samantha Jones explore friendship, sex and relationships in New York City. The show was pretty groundbreaking. It tackled a number of relevant and modern issues like sexuality, safe sex, promiscuity and femininity. Since it went off the air, there hasn’t been anything that has successfully replaced it, which makes us miss it even more. For all of you “Sex and the City Fans,” we have something special for you – here are 10 things that you probably didn’t know about the series.

10.

“Sex and the City” is based on a collection of essays by Candace Bushnell based on her own personal dating experiences, as well those of her friends.

The articles were compiled from her column with The New York Observer, which was also called “Sex and the City.” Bushnell wrote under the alias, Carrie Bradshaw.

Photo by Slaven Vlasic/ABACA

Photo by Slaven Vlasic/ABACA

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9.

In 1996, Candace Bushnell reportedly sold the rights to her book “Sex and the City” to producer Darren Star for only $60,000.

It is highly unlikely that she ever made a dime from the show being syndicated.

© HBO / Courtesy: Everett Collection

© HBO / Courtesy: Everett Collection

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