The Carrie Diaries Gets Carrie Bradshaw’s Backstory Wrong


The Carrie Diaries (premiering Monday on the CW) tells Carrie Bradshaw's coming-of-age story — a story we got very, very little of from Sex and the City. Yes, we know she dated a guy named Jeremy in high-school and that she had an abortion in 1988 — but as for cold, hard, biographical facts, we didn't learn much from the show. Except for this, from the seventeenth episode of the fourth season:

The backstory: Carrie's dad "quit" her and her mother when she was 5. (We probably didn't need to hear Ron Rifkin give a speech on daddy issues, but this was a backstory we could get behind.) Read More...


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