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Candace Bushnell, author of Sex and the City, defended The Carrie Diaries against Sarah Jessica Parker's remarks to Net-a-Porter (recall, the 8-year Carrie vet said that the new, younger show is "one of those tests of your generosity"). Bushnell said, "The reality is, that's showbiz. Sarah Jessica's first part was somebody else's part. She played Annie on Broadway. She understands how these things work." Then she explains how she would have written the SATC movies differently. [The Daily Beast]