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Sarah Jessica Parker Posted Nine Distinct Instagrams of Amy Sedaris Today

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If Amy Sedaris threw a party, invited everyone she knew, she would see the biggest gift would be from Sarah Jessica Parker and the card attached would say, "Here are nine Instagrams, I swear I won't murder you."

Just a little Golden Girl's humor for you! Hope it helps diffuse the fear that will shake you to your core when you realize that Sarah Jessica Parker posted nine discrete Instagrams of Amy Sedaris today.

The 'grams went up within one hour of each other, either captioned with a little freeform poem or an inside joke/hashtag, and occasionally signed "Twinks," which is presumably Sedaris's real or imagined nickname for Parker. It's Sedaris's birthday today and she's one of the last living American treasures. It should make sense. But a nine-part Instagram homage by any other name is literally fear itself.

Good morning and happy birthday you beauty. Xxx, twinks

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Evidence of their longstanding friendship crops up all over the whole, wide internet. According to a transcript from David Letterman on the seminal webpage AmySedarisRocks.com, Sedaris speaks of a friendship solidified on the stage, specifically Wonder of the World in 2000-ish:

Amy: Yeah. I'm kind of glad [the play is] over. It's a tough schedule. But [Sarah Jessica Parker and I are] still best friends, and we had these identical necklaces made that say "Best Friends," you see?

Dave: Yeah. You and Sarah Jessica Parker actually sort of bonded through the production?

Amy: Yeah. Very much so! Today's her birthday! 52! And she gave me these shoes!

[...]

Dave: Now, um, what kind of things would you and Sarah Jessica do in your free time? Do you go to dinner and shopping, stuff like that?

Amy: Sure. She took me shopping once, we went to that store Louis Vuitton, they dressed us for something. I'd never been to a fancy shop like that. And I was in my bra and underpants — which I wear now that I'm 40 — and we were changing, and she was like, "Amy, what are you doing?!" I was just standing there in just that. I thought it was part of the dressing room, but it was the store.... Hee haw! Stupid, I know.

Sedaris later made cameos on Sex and the City, so their best friendship can only have grown from there, landing finally on the pinnacle of modern love and friendship: obsessively dedicated social. Happy birthday Amy Sedaris and hang in there SJP.

Happy birthday to a most loving and devoted lady @amysedaris Xxx

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