The actor who performed Samantha’s longest-running boyfriend on “Intercourse and The Metropolis” has weighed in on the Kim Cattrall-Sarah Jessica Parker feud — and what he says might shock you.
Jason Lewis performed Samantha’s hunky mannequin beau Smith Jerrod throughout 16 episodes of the sequence and each motion pictures, filming the overwhelming majority of his scenes with Cattrall.
Regardless of this, the actor has revealed he’s firmly “Staff SJP” within the ugly feud between the 2 stars that’s exploded in current months, declaring that he has “nothing good to say” about his on-screen lover.
Lewis appeared on KTLA 5 this week to speak about his new movie “Half Magic” — however in fact, the very first thing his interviewer wished to speak about was the Cattrall-SJP disagreement.
“When you can’t say one thing good, don’t say something in any respect,” was Lewis’ preliminary remark, which is a spectacularly shady method of claiming “no remark.”
“Pay attention, I must say that Sarah was all the time so beautiful and such a consummate skilled, and I feel that folks ought to bear in mind their graciousness and the issues which have been given to them, and I’m going to cease there as a result of I’ve obtained nothing good to say.”
Wow. It’s truthful to imagine that the “folks” Lewis is cagily referring to there’s one particular person specifically, Cattrall — and was it additionally truthful to imagine he’s firmly on Parker’s aspect within the feud?
“I would simply should say yeah, yeah. What a gracious woman; she was all the time so good to me.”
Had been different folks not so good to you, the interviewer requested?
“Sarah was superb,” he stated with a chuckle as he dodged the troublesome query.
Lengthy-running rumors of rigidity between Cattrall and Parker had in current months erupted right into a public disagreement — albeit one which was notably one-sided, with Cattrall throwing a lot of the barbs.
Showing on “Piers Morgan’s Life Tales,” Cattrall stated of Parker: “I actually suppose she might have been nicer. I don’t know what her situation is.”
After the loss of life of Cattrall’s brother earlier this month, the actor took to social media to thank followers for his or her well-wishes. Beneath the publish, Parker commented: “Dearest Kim, my love and condolences to you and yours and Godspeed to the one you love brother. Xx.”
The gesture elicited a livid response from Cattrall, who branded her former co-star “merciless” and accused her of “exploiting our tragedy so as to restore your ‘good lady’ persona,” demanding that she go away her alone any more.
Parker’s most up-to-date public touch upon the spat, in an interview with buddy Andy Cohen, was decidedly extra measured.
She stated she was “simply heartbroken” when she heard media studies that Cattrall had stated they have been by no means pals.
“I discovered it very upsetting as a result of that’s not the best way I recall our expertise. It’s unhappy, however I all the time suppose that what ties us collectively was this singular expertise. It was an expert expertise, nevertheless it turned private as a result of it was years and years of our lives, so I hope that eclipses something that’s been not too long ago spoken.”
This text initially appeared on Information.com.au.