Friday, August 5, 2016

Sarah Jessica Parker on the September 2016 Cover of Marie Claire Magazine

After her attendance the the ACE awards, Sarah Jessica Parker was announced as the September 2016 cover star for Marie Claire magazine. On the cover which was photographed by Michelangelo di Battista, SJP is smiles wearing a GUCCI FALL 2016 sheer & sequin panel dress. In the issue, she talks her children, being a feminist, marriage & divorce and more. Continue below to read some excerpts from her interview. For more on SJP's feature, visit and pick-up a copy on newsstand on August 16th.

Alexander McQueen Fall 2016

On marriage and divorce:
For me, it's really the investment in the other person. And it's the expectations you have. They change and you get smarter, and maybe you think those expectations aren't worth striving for with this person, and that's when people bail.

On her new show being compared to Sex and the City: 
I love the way the pilot episode opens because everyone's asking, "Oh, is this a spin-off of Sex and the City?" And the moment that the opening scene ends, and you see her give him the finger, you know it's very different.

On being a feminist: 
I am not a feminist. I don't think I qualify. I believe in women and I believe in equality, but I think there is so much that needs to be done that I don't even want to separate it anymore. I'm so tired of separation. I just want people to be treated equally.

On the gender pay gap: 
I would like all of that nonsense to end. I would like women to get paid for the value of their contributions, not by old-fashioned ideas about gender.

On other actresses speaking out in Hollywood: 
Listen, Jennifer Lawrence deserves every bit as much as her male counterpart. It's indisputable. Emma Watson is an amazing young woman, and it's important for her to talk about women's issues. She isn't concerned about herself. Women are paying the bills, getting it done, getting the kids here and there. The more we address that, we are all going to be better.

On her children: 
I'm so desperate for my children to be curious people. I just want them to be happy and curious.

Credit: Marie Claire Magazine

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